Would you like your travel made as easy and enjoyable as possible?

If you enjoy high quality cruises and tours - exploring amazing new places, meeting interesting new people and learning fascinating new things, while indulging in delicious food & drink...

Without the Panic of Worrying "But What If..." Before Travel

Without the Frustration of Yelling "Give Me a Person!" at a 1-800 Number During Travel

Without the Disappointment of Answering "It Was Just Okay" When Asked How Your Trip Was After Travel 

I may be the travel agent you're looking for. Let's have a chat to find out...

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"Why go to a machine when you could go to a human being?” ― Ray Bradbury

Hello! I'm Stef Katz

 

And I connect the curious to each other and the world on higher quality and more inclusive ships & tours that are not only full of discovery, deliciousness and delights, but that also have sustainability and/or philanthropic initiatives in place so we're helping communities, wildlife and our planet rather than hurting it.
It was my daughter's Make-A-Wish trip that showed me the life-changing difference working with a travel professional brings to the whole travel experience and it's been my mission since 2016 to bring that same transformative peach of mind to my clients.  
As your travel agent, I'm really...
  • your MATCHMAKER-finding the elevated and enriching cruises & tours you're seeking - full of exploration, indulgence, engagement & enrichment, without you having to spend weeks searching and researching
  • your CONCIERGE - providing tips and perks while handling the logistics of your travels for you, and even
  • your TRAVEL COACH-because we partner from planing all the way to your return home.  I'm there for you - providing support, advice & anxiety reduction, answering all your questions and advocating for you if it becomes necessary. 
all rolled into one!
If you're not quite ready to make your  appointment to get started but would like to know more...
  1. Check out where I've been quoted in the media (click here)
  2. Read testimonials from past clients (click here)
  3. Join me in my new Facebook Group Elevated Travel With Stef (click here).
and if you are ready to have that free consultation about making your travel dreams come true...
3. Set up a zoom so you can meet me in real time (click here)  or  contact me with questions or requests for information  at stef@thetravelsuperhero.com.
More than 90% of Americans feel stress about travel.
More than 90% of Americans feel stress about travel.-2

Wondering what's different working with me?

Less stress (I don't send unsolicited mass emails for one), less frustration (I don't hound you for reviews for two) and also, you get my concierege level C.A.P.E.S. that can take clients from overwhelmed to overseas...with ease.

The C is for CARE & CONVENIENCE
You're treated as a valued client. You have the convenience of contacting me how YOU prefer - text, call, email, messenger, etc. and I'm available 24/7 to you when you're traveling (and during business hours otherwise).
The A is for ACCESS & ADVOCACY
You're not limited to only certain lines or just what a search engine pulls up. I'm an independent agent of one of the most influential agencies in the industry. I've got connections and recourse the bots and call centers could never have.
The P is for PERSONALIZATION
The words cruise and tours have "u" in the middle of them for a reason. You matter. And your preferences, tastes and interests matter. You don't have to settle for just what a corporate site wants you to have! And yes, I still thank you for your business as all companies used to.
The E is for EASE & EXPERTISE
There's no need to make things hard on yourself. "Some are always going to use the box" referring to those who use the box of color from the drugstore rather than going to a salon. But results are always more beautiful and less messy when an expert's involved, just like with your travels!
The S is for SUPPORT
Now we're at the biggest difference. Once you've booked, most of your other booking options are done with you. My job's just begining because you're going to have questions, you're going to be hit with travel anxiety a week or so before travel, and you may run into a snafu or two during travel. I'm there for you through all of it!

If you'd like to read more about working with a caring and connected travel agent rather than bots & call centers, check out my ebook on Amazon here:

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Specializing in Elevated Social Travel on delicious ships and guided trips...

that are...

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MORE ENGAGING

with the opportunity to create lifelong friendships while creating lifelong memories, so you return home happier.

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MORE ENRICHING

with new things to learn and experience, satisfying your curiosity and increasing your creativity, so you return home smarter.

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MORE INDULGENT

with elevated food and drink, exemplary service and opulent bedding for your comfort, so you return home more relaxed.

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MORE ETHICAL

with the more responsible/sustainable lines so you return home satisfied that your travel made a positive impact.

" And I'm like yeah – it's called a travel agent. Just call one up! I think the idea of having someone on your side who is an advocate for you, who cares about you, who understands what makes you, you, and what type of travel you want to have is just absolutely invaluable.?" - Samantha Brown

How It Works Step- By Step

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Matchmaking

First you contact me. We'll set up a Zoom or call so we can talk about your preferences, interests, likes, dislikes, dreams, desires and more.  (This is a key difference in working with me vs. just choosing something that's offered to everyone or trying to crowdsource the suitability of something for you). Then I'll send you an email so you can enter your traveling party's names, DOB's, passport information, etc. so I can hold space and accurately quote what I find.  This is the matchmaking part...

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Concierging

I become a concierge, finding just what you're looking for and when I do, we'll "meet" again - by zoom, call, email or text and we'll work together to tweak the pieces and parts so you're happy. Then we'll get you booked. (I'll send an email from my system for you to authorize your deposit payment (I never have any of your money - I just call your payment into the line so you don't have to be the one on hold), and sign off on having read and accepted both my and the line's terms and conditions. )

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Supporting

I'm at your disposal, sort of like a coach now, answering questions, providing information, and being available to confer on or discuss anything you'd like during business hours (it's been shown that travel anxiety peaks about a week out from departure - it often helps to go over the itinerary again to give you back some peace of mind when you start worrying and questioning everything about then!).

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Enjoying

Unlike your other booking options, I'm still here, caring and helping you out if needed, with anything in my power to help with (with today's chaotic air travel situation, it's best if you are a direct customer of any airlines involved). I'm available 24/7 while you're traveling, and unlike the 800 numbers,  I love hearing all about your amazing experiences!

"The only source of knowledge is experience.” ― Albert Einstein

Testimonials from Happy Clients

"It has been a pleasure working with you. I love that you get the answers to all my questions, look at all the details for the trip and that I have you if there are any issues when on the trip. I'm looking forward to next time!!!" -Liz P.

"As you can imagine, we did have a fabulous time. We know what to expect on the Queen Mary 2, but even so, the Christmas and New Year's Celebrations were just fantastic. We appreciate all that you did for us, the arrangements were seamless." -Marion M.

"Awesome job setting up our trip Stef. I'm amazed at how much you did for us and we will surely use you again in the future. Thank you!" -Steve C.

Or email stef@thetravelsupherhero.com and I'll send you the link to Book Your Complimentary Consultation from there.

If you're not quite ready to get traveling, join my new Facebook Group Elevated Travel with Stef

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