Whether you’re escaping for a simple weekend getaway or a month-long excursion through Europe, vacation planning can be exhausting. While worrying about the details, it can be easy to forget things or not fully research the destination. Travel agents take the hassle out of your vacation planning so you can focus on the luxury. Agents can specialize in everything from hotels and activities to the best restaurants in the region. These are our picks for the best luxury travel agents.
Featured in news outlets such as Forbes, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, Micato Safaris has the best agents, coolest destinations and most adventurous activities. Take a safari through the African plains while staying in some of the “World’s Best” hotels for luxury. You can plan your safari by country, length or camps while Micato plans out the details for you. The company is also family-founded, operated and owned for more than 50 years. Owners Felix and Jane Pinto say “when you travel with Micato you’re travelling with more than just a company — you’re travelling with our family.” Micato also hosts excursions through India with Tour Directors and small travel groups. To start planning your next safari with one of their agents, visit the website HERE.
Virtuoso connects you with some of the world’s best travel agents to bring you unforgettable luxury experiences with exclusive perks and upgrades. After choosing from their list of expert advisers, they work to cater to your needs and plan your own personalized trip. You’ll enjoy Virtuoso perks such as spa, dining and room upgrades, preferred rates and tours in more than 2,500 amazing locations. You can also choose a cruise option with Virtuoso Voyages for an epic vacation at sea with your own onboard host, welcome reception and shore event. To book your next trip with their agents, visit their website HERE.
Abercrombie & Kent
With everything from small group journeys, cruises, private jets and more, Abercrombie & Kent is your go-to for luxury adventure. The company has been a leader in travel and culture for more than 50 years and continues to have some of the best destinations and excursions. You can even explore the polar regions such as Antarctica with their luxury expedition cruises starting at $11,995. Search for your perfect getaway by country, date and journey type while Abercrombie & Kent finds you the best accommodations including private jets. To plan a trip with the company, visit their website HERE.
Gray & Co.
If you’re looking for an ultra-luxury vacation with only the best itineraries, Gray & Co. is for you. Its clientele includes both celebrities and billionaires, and is aimed at the more experienced traveler. It was also named the “World’s Best Travel Operator” by Travel + Leisure for 2017. Gray & Co.’s rates start around $1,500 per person per day while crafting custom adventures for each traveler. They focus heavily on road cycling with several trips built around the best rides and locations in the world. Luxury accommodations include private pick-up service from the airport, stunning suites, custom bicycles and more. To book a trip to one of their 50 destinations, visit their website HERE.
Not only do travel agents add value to your trip with perks and upgrades, they also save you the time and energy of thoroughly researching your destination for the best accommodations. They can even save you up to $1,000 per trip according to the American Society of Travel Advisors. With expeditions available in nearly every country, it’s easy to choose your next destination and let your agent do the rest. Can’t get enough luxury travel? Check out these must-visit eco luxury spas around the world!