Should you hire a Travel Advisor?

Should you hire a Travel Advisor?

Travel used to be pretty simple – go online, book a trip, and it’s done, a travel advisor was a middle man.

But now, with the constant changes to regulations, entry and exit testing requirements, and supplier policies, travel has gotten complicated. A travel advisor is now your best advocate before, during, and after your trip. Traveling without one is just a foolhardy move – why not have a professional help navigate todays challenges.

Certainly it can be hard to figure out what a travel advisor does and what the value is in hiring one?

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So here’s what a professional advisor does.

We take your limited time away and maximize it both in experience and in value. Your dreams and budget are what we use to create a truly memorable vacation.

The guesswork is removed from your travel! No more hours reading reviews and trying to figure out what they actually mean. 

And most important, we listen to you to hear what you want, how you travel, and what really excites you about your destination. We make it as simple as we can for you to get away on a trip that’s assured to be great. 

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The right destination, the right property, the right experiences, and itinerary pace — it all comes down to how you want to vacation.

Travel Advisors specialize in different types of travel. Working with the right specialist means your trip is even more customized to your dreams. You want to work with a luxury cruise specialist for that luxury cruise. You’re investing in yourself and you want to work with someone who will create your trip with that in mind.

Opal&Finch specializes in all types of luxury travel – from resort to expedition – we particularly like adventure and culinary. For all styles, we work with all of the top luxury suppliers around the world and our connection with Virtuoso provides our clients with exclusive amenities and little extras that make every trip Wow!

When you work with a travel advisor, they make sure you get a great value for your investment of time and money.

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We aren’t google, trip advisor, or the internet. We’re better! 

A good travel advisor has ongoing and growing relationships with the suppliers. They talk to them often, attend live trainings, and work to keep the connection strong. This means a good travel advisor can pick up the phone and connect to someone who cares when there is a problem and will work towards a solution. Connection is key.

We at Opal&Finch have real personal relationships with the suppliers. We meet with them via zoom, in person, at conventions, on properties, and however we can to ensure the relationship is always growing.

Because of these ever growing connections within the industry, our affiliation with Virtuoso, and our pursuit of ongoing in destination knowledge, you get access to dedicated professionals in the destination who give us the 4-1-1 on what’s happening in real time.

Travel Advisors are:

  • the gal who knows the general manager at that boutique beach property you’ve been drooling over
  • the person who can get you into that corner suite with the amazing view
  • the guy with the connection who can arrange that private wine tasting at your favorite winery

We are connected to the world and that connection serves to elevate your trip to a higher level!

Need quiet time with a masterpiece?

Looking to sail a boat on the Adriatic?

Want to explore cities you’ve been dreaming of visiting since college?

Craving to ….

We’ve got you. Yes, We can do all this, and so much more!

It’s our delight to create moments that delights and inspire.

We Help Make Every Travel Moment Count

Let us be your well connected friend! Let Opal&Finch use our affiliations, partnerships, and connections all over the globe, literal boots on the ground, to create an exceptional luxury experience for you.

We love to make this kind of magic happen!

Contact the Opal&Finch Travel Design team: Email us today!

Find out how we can work with you. We do custom designed itineraries not pre-set itineraries. Opal&Finch exists to inspire you to greater connections to the world through travel.

Hire us and after we’ve gathered the trip details, our design team will get to work creating something fabulous! 

See what we offer!  Planning Services

Meet the founder: Our Team

Where to?  Travel Ideas

Let’s talk travel!

At Opal&Finch we are very excited about providing inspiration about travel however we can.  

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I look forward to working with you on your next trip. I’d love to use my knowledge and expertise to make it a spectacular trip you’ll remember for years to come!

| Without a doubt, travel is essential for our well-being and living a fully balanced life. |

Martha L Day, CTA
Founder & President | Opal&Finch |

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Opal&Finch is an independent affiliate of Gifted Travel Network – a Virtuoso® Member Agency.
Gifted Travel Network, Inc is registered with the following state licenses: California – Seller of Travel Registration No. 2113317-40, Washington – Seller of Travel Unified Business ID (UBI) # 603 308 394, Florida – Seller of Travel Registration No. ST39093.





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