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Loretta Carson

New York, New York Travel Agent

Wellness, Adventure & Independent Travel Agent

I have been helping travelers plan memorable voyages to all parts of the world for nearly 40 years. Whether your trip is high-end or on a tight budget, active or kick-back and relaxing, I make sure that every hotel, every guide, every connection, and every piece of your trip works for you. I especially love weaving in outdoor adventures and cultural activities.

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Travel Specialties

Spas and Wellness Travel

Many of my clients are very fitness oriented and frequently go on spa and wellness style vacations, as do I. So, when I was invited to attend a wellness seminar in Italy’s Lake District, I jumped at the chance. It was an ... Read more from my Spas and Wellness Travel bio.

Active Travels and Soft Adventure

Boating, fishing, kayaking, golfing and other sports are things my husband and I always enjoyed. So wherever we travel, I incorporate these activities into our trips. We’ve also enjoyed rafting and other soft adventures, so even before getting into adventure travel ... Read more from my Active Travels and Soft Adventure bio.

Experienced Luxury Travel Agent

Being a travel agent gives me the chance to help people envision their dream trips and then work through and staying on top of all the details to provide the perfect journey. I often suggest incorporating soft adventures and private guides ... Read more from my Experienced Luxury Travel Agent bio.

Travel Experiences

An Active Cruise in French Polynesia

One of my favorite trips was a cruise I took with my husband through Tahiti and French Polynesia with Paul Gauguin Cruises. We love everything about cruising. There’s the excitement of being at sea and of visiting new places. At the same time, the routine of the ship is very relaxing. ... Read more from my An Active Cruise in French Polynesia story.

Client Testimonials

Our wonderful travel agent

My husband Barry & I have known Loretta Carson for many years, and are very happy that she is our wonderful travel agent. She is a good listener, always pays attention to what her clients want in a vacation, and works with you to achieve that perfect mix to make a trip exactly what you wanted. Loretta has always provided excellent, well-priced, cost-effective choices and advice. This is based on her extensive research of hotels, tours and resources, and her personal knowledge of travel around the world. We are approaching a few significant milestones in our lives and cannot think of anyone else we would consult to help make these events ones to remember always.

Provided by Carole Lane

What makes a travel Agent an extraordinary one?

"For one thing the exceptional Travel Agent is thoroughly knowledgeable and experienced travel advisor, who takes time to get to know the clients and carefully listen to their travel interest, wishes and budget, before carrying out the detailed planning necessary to meet the client's specific itinerary, accommodations, local guides, and other travel arrangements. Loretta Carson, our travel agent meets and exceeds all the attributes of an excellent Travel Agent. All our trips arranged by Loretta were flawless, whether it was a pleasant Chauffeur or a knowledgeable local Guide arriving to meet us on time, recommending hotels located in safe area with easy access to transportation and tourist venues, and air travel which best meets our needs. Finally, in a time when so many calls to service organizations such as travel agencies are answered by robot phones, any call we have placed to Loretta is answered by Loretta."

Provided by Diana and Yigal Yankelevits

Reviews

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Gold Star personal services

Reviewed By Specialkls - New York, NY | Traveled to Scotland ~ Europe
Loretta is, hands down, the best travel provider I have ever worked with and I have used agents for both business and personal travel. I say “provider” because her service is greater than just booking travel and accommodations. She takes the time to really understand what you want from your travel experience. My husband and I have never been disappointed with our trips or Loretta’s suggestions; whether it be our anniversary vacation, an adventure excursion or just a quick detox weekend. She is a pro and we won’t plan a trip without her! Her personal touch is definitely a value added commodity in our busy, nonstop lives. Loretta is the best!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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“ Our experiences with Loretta “

Reviewed By Mark - New York | Traveled to Japan ~ East and Southeast Asia
Loretta is very hard working travel agent , who has either actually visited the vacation destination or finds a local expert who knows everything about the desired area. She is an advocate for her clients , tells it the way it is and never oversells a product. When using the services of Loretta, we know we are in good, capable hands of a seasoned professional.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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