Diana Traficante 

Westlake Village, CA United States
An independent affiliate of en Route Travel
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Family Travel
  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Honeymoons
  • Sports & Outdoors


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2009
Languages
  • English

My Background

About me………… I’m originally from New York, I’m married, and I have two grown children. I’m friendly, outgoing, detail oriented and organized; all of which contributes to my success as a travel advisor. I enjoy traveling, meeting new people and exploring new destinations which is why I pursued a career in travel. Anyone who knows me, knows I hate to fly but it doesn’t stop me from seeing the world!

I have firsthand experience in the wonders of Italy, the intrigue of Greece, the gentleness of Portugal, the grandeur of England, France, Spain, Monaco, Austria, and more. I’ve cruised the Mediterranean, The Sea of Cortez and the Caribbean. In addition to my credential as a luxury travel advisor, I’m a graduate of the NextGen Virtuoso Boot camp and a member of VAST. I love wowing my clients by adding a special, personal touch to their itineraries; such as a visit to a school in Africa, or an Alpine Lake picnic via sea plane in Whistler, a class in gladiator school in Rome or a lesson on how to wear a kimono in Japan. Having a father from Calabria and a mother from Naples, I’m an Italy expert. From Lake Como to the Amalfi Coast my extensive knowledge and contacts will help me to plan your trip to Italia!

Places I Have Traveled


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By: barbara


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2013

A wonderful weekend with a group of friends. Was flawless.

The only way to go!

By: Michelle22


Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2013

When I came to Diana and said I wanted to see Turkey, she recommend I see it "her way." From transfers to hotels to guides, etc., everything was top-notch. And although I had reservations about cost before the trip commenced, I can not imagine seeing Turkey any other way. Thank you, Diana, for your wisdom and expertise!

highly recommend

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

There has been limited work done so far but she has been enthusiastic and competent.

Highly Recommend

By: Cathy


Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2013

Very accommodating to our needs and wishes; we had a wonderful trip and for the most part all went well. The only glitch was that was that the over-seas company that did our itinerary did not take into account that we would be crossing the international date line. Our poor guide Putu, showed up the day before we arrived and waited around the airport for 3 hours; the hotel also was expecting us a day earlier. It did not inconvenience us at all, but I felt bad none the less.

The only Way to Travel!

By: lovetotravel


Reviewed on: 10 Dec 2013

Diana has planned two trips for me and my fanily. One to Hawaii and one to Cancun. Both of theses trips would be on my top five highlights of my life.From start to finish she was there to make it the absolute best. When I say she really cares I mean it!!!! I followed each one of her recconmendations to the tee and was glad I did. I can't say enough about her and I will never take a trip without her planning it for me.

Great agent

By: Mimi 5


Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2016

Diana continues to be a very thorough travel agent and someone we trust completely with our travel plans.

Wonderful!

By: Jennifer


Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2016

We booked our first trip with Diana and it was a wonderful experience start to finish. Diana is professional, responds quickly to requests, and is fantastic! We would highly recommend her and will definitely be using her again for future vacations. Thank you Diana.

Wonderful guidance and planning!

By: hg


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

Diana put together a 16 day trip to Italy for us. She understood what we were looking for and what was important. She put together everything from hotels, transfers, train tickets, special tours, etc. to make it quite memorable. It was an amazing trip and she helped make it even more special with her recommendations that enhanced the trip. She loves what she does and she does it well! I would recommend her for all your travel needs.

Bumped into Europe

By: CMJEurope


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

Hi Diana, First of all thank you for all you did at the last minute after Sea Dreams bumped us from the cruise. Sea Dreams decision days before departure was unexpected. I understand decisions have to be made but I'm not at all pleased with either of their options. Your alternate plan was great. Specifically, everything was great except for the two tour guides we received. Nic in Montenegro was non stop talk. Extremely annoying and dramatic. He experienced no self control. Our Vatican guide, Leonardo, was an art history buff who wanted to tell us instead of show us. Our first 50 minutes he spoke to us with book in hand standing on a patio. 1,000+ people walked by us. We just made it into the Sistine Chapel before closing and he had to convince a guard to let us into St. Basilica church. In this 3 hour tour, the two highlights of the Vatican were rushed because this guy wouldn't shut up and walk. Even when we repeatedly requested him to do so.

Sure Knows Her Stuff!!

By: Littleharm


Reviewed on: 07 Oct 2016

We have used Diana on previous trips and she has always done a great job. She was immensely helpful in planning our trip to Amsterdam and South Africa which turned out to be last minute. We were originally planning on a 2017 trip but decided in June to go in Aug. and Sept. of this year. She jumped in with both feet and planned an incredible trip! Recommended excellent accommodations, activities and sites. Set up our local travel (we took care of our international airfare) which was a huge relief. All we did was show up and there was always someone to meet us as soon as we stepped off the plane. Guides were excellent...knowledgeable and personable. Had a great time making cheese at a private farm in Zaanse Schans, The Netherlands! The South Africa stint of the trip was incredible. Our accommodations were amazing! She knows what we like and suggested only places she knew we would consider. Animals, food, game rangers/trackers...everything was amazing! Highly recommend Diana!

Diana is super. Helpful, friendly and generally great.

By: Barb


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

Diana is always helpful and a pleasure to deal with.

Flawless!!

By: Wanda


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

We have had the most flawless, memorable vacations! I look forward to planning our next trip!

Fun Quick get away

By: BMKRP


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2016

Third year in a row we have done this quick cruise get away and it works for us. It is a group of friends. The meals are good, service is ok and the mini suite is nice. The price is right.

Crystal Cruise

By: Barbara


Reviewed on: 14 Nov 2016

Diana was the person who directed us to Crystal Cruise. I had always done Princess. I have now been spoiled. Our cruise was wonderful! The food, service, ambience was all perfect. I really enjoy the size of the ship as compared to the mega ships. And the cost was good. I will continue to look for other Crystal Cruises in the future.

Marquis Cabo

By: GaryM


Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2017

She is very professional and knowledgeable. We very much enjoyed working with her and will do so again in the near future.

Who needs Rick Steves?

By: Edward


Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2017

My family has been using Diana for years for help with planning special trips of a lifetime. She's really responsive, thorough, and knowledgeable. If you're looking for help finding top notch accommodations that will make your trip unforgettable, go with Diana. If you just want a hostel with shared bath and no a/c, there are plenty of travel books to choose from.

SA Trip

By: Ricky


Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2017

Fabulous!! Prompt and efficient.

Service review

By: Gonzalo


Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2017

EXCELLENT!! Excellent understanding of our needs and priorities. Valuable attention to details Always available to answer questions in a courteous and professional manner. Good follow-up on changes and other requests. Made valuable recommendations to make our trip more enjoyable

SeaDream

By: Doug


Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2017

Excellent. Made my decision to travel late in the game but Diana was on it and got everything in order. Great follow up as the trip neared.

agent review

By: barbara


Reviewed on: 06 May 2017

Diana is always the best.

Ocean cruises and length trips

By: Victor


Reviewed on: 20 May 2017

The best travel agent you would want !!!!!

Always responsive

By: Edward


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2017

Diana is wonderful. It's great peace of mind to know there's someone who can help troubleshoot the unexpected while traveling on the other side of the world. On a recent trip, I was concerned that my airline had messed up my return reservation following my outbound check-in. Diana confirmed my return flights and gave me piece of mind that all would be okay. Thanks, Diana!

Carol O

By: Carol O


Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2017

Fabulous and extremely efficient

Honeymoon on Maui

By: Megan B.


Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2017

Diana was great to work with. She found us a great hotel/airfare package and got us a great rate. She kept us informed and updated on all aspects of the trip. She got us upgraded to a suite with a beautiful ocean view! We loved seeing the ocean from our room :-) Diana helped make our honeymoon extra special. We highly recommend Diana!

Awesome Gal

By: Cruisers


Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2017

Diana is so client Friendly. She Always goes the extra Mile. She always gets you want on your travel plans Very professional and detailed oriented. First Class Person

Best travel agent

By: KenB


Reviewed on: 18 Aug 2017

Diana was a pleasure to work with, Will never use another travel agent

Got Travel Plan Anxiety? Call Diana Traficante

By: K


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Wonderful!!! She saw to every detail. Flights for 6 from 3 different locations, 4 hotel rooms for 8, great dinners, 2 evening shows and daytime activities as our family celebrated my son's 21st birthday.

Advisor

By: Sherry


Reviewed on: 05 Sep 2017

Diana always goes out of her way to make sure your trip is as good as it can be. She triesto meet all our expectations. She is always available and responsive.

Wonderful trip

By: Ginny laliberte


Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2017

Absolutely wonderful. We came in with very little information . She helped us plan an amazing trip. From the people she had pick us up to all of our private tours. Truly it all could not have gone better. Thank you Diana.

vacation travel

By: Queen Bee


Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

excellent.fast responses

Eating and drinking through the salons of Northern Italy and Southern France

By: Walt Fey


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2017

Diana put together an excellent trip for my wife and I and another couple. We have an active lifestyle, though we do like to drink wine at lunch, and there was just the right amount of planned and unplanned activities. Diana knows her stuff and we got a great sampler of a variety of towns, cities and villages in the region. We did have a snafu about our rental car drop off fee which kept surprising us by getting higher and higher and I would give Diana a 'fair' rating on handling that situation. But, other than that, very happy overall with our trip.

*****

By: Laurie


Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2017

Diana was wonderful to work with and all arrangements made by her were excellent!

South Africa

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2017

Diana really knows her stuff. She planned the most beautiful trip, no detail left out, it was amazing.

Dream Vacation

By: Pop Color Traveler


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2017

Diana was very easy to work with, she listened to our requests and was very helpful. I would highly recommend her to anyone traveling abroad.

Travel

By: Rusty


Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2017

Excellent Friendly very competent

Regent Cruise

By: Sherry


Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2017

Excellent. Diana was as good as they get!

Awesome Agent

By: travel168


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2018

Diana is very easy to work with. I couldn't have asked for a better agent.

Cancun

By: Beth McNeill


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2018

Excellent! She got us an extra perk - spa credit for $100

Working With Diana Traficante

By: Terry


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2018

I had an excellent experience working with Diana Traficante. She answered all my questions, made excellent suggestions, and took care of everything in an organized and timely fashion. She is delightful, interesting, thoughtful. I recommend her to everyone. I can't imagine a better travel agent ! Terry Hoffman

Awesome

By: Dusty


Reviewed on: 20 Jan 2018

Diana is always so helpful. She goes the extra mile to make sure your trip is just how you want it. Shegets thinjs Done ASAP

Wonderful agent

By: Me


Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2018

Smooth and easy

Cabo

By: Dennis


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2018

Diana has always been great to work with, helping with the planning and executing each trip for my wife and I. This trip. Diana made sure that our stateroom was conveniently located close to the elevators and that we had help with my wife's wheelchair both with boarding the ship and disembarking. Diana does an excellent job.

Personal trip planner

By: Cruiser


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Very wonderful and very competent Always professional and helpful. Gets your trip planned ASAP

Trip review

By: Gonzalo


Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2018

As in the past, it was wonderful. Her attention to detail makes us feel very comfortable in knowing that even the smaller parts of our trip are carefully arranged.

Hawaii cruise pride of america

By: Cruiser


Reviewed on: 02 May 2018

Diana Very customer friendly. So quick to help and accommodate Very professional

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