Going Places Travel is a member of Virtuoso, the leading travel network made up of more than 6,000 travel advisors associated with over 300 agencies in 22 countries within North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. This is what Virtuoso means for you:
- Global Connections: With personal contacts at more than 1,000 airlines, cruise lines, hotels, resorts, and premier destinations worldwide, your Virtuoso affiliated travel advisor puts these relationships to work for you.
- Unparalleled Expertise: Virtuoso affiliated travel advisors are among the most well-traveled people on the planet. They draw upon their own first-hand experiences when customizing vacations for you.
- Customized Travel Experiences: From weekend getaways to trips of a lifetime, counting on the expertise of a Virtuoso affiliated advisor ensures your greatest Return on Life™.
- Confidence: When you have a relationship with a Virtuoso affiliated travel advisor, you'll rest easy knowing your personal preferences are reflected in every aspect of the itinerary, delivering the best value for your time and money.
Why Choose Virtuoso
For travelers who depend on experts to reduce complexity and ensure smart choices, Virtuoso travel advisors design customized travel experiences using the resources and relationships available exclusively through network membership. For example:
Virtuoso For Cruisers:
We offer complimentary benefits when you cruise with Virtuoso, including: escorted pre- and post-cruise trips, shore excursions, land packages and special social events on more than 450 departures per year with luxury cruise lines. See below for more details about Virtuoso Voyager Club amenities.
For Air Travelers:
When you travel internationally, you benefit from our insider access to special fares that you won’t find on the Internet. For Country- and Experience-Collectors: We maintain relationships with the world’s leading travel and adventure companies.
For Independent Sorts:
You want to travel your way, and we’re experts at making independent arrangements. Our custom vacation options are endless. Tell us what personal touches you would like to add, and we’ll fine-tune your vacation to make it your own.
Virtuoso Voyager Club
The best things in life are free, and the best experiences, shared. Available only to those who book their cruise through a Virtuoso affiliated travel agency, for more than 20 years Voyager Club program has offered complimentary benefits aboard the world’s finest ships on hundreds of annual departures.
Dedicated Onboard Host
Onboard your cruise, you’ll be greeted by a dedicated Virtuoso Voyager Club host. Committed to ensuring that you thoroughly enjoy your cruise, your host will be available to you throughout your sailing to answer any questions you may have, and to ensure everything goes smoothly. Additionally, your host will introduce you to other Voyager Club passengers whom you’ll meet at the exclusive Voyager Club welcome aboard cocktail reception.
Welcome Aboard Reception
Once onboard, you’ll be invited to attend a private cocktail reception planned exclusively for you and your fellow Virtuoso Voyager Club participants. Your onboard host attends to every detail, and will make introductions. As everyone begins to get to know one another, you’ll ease into your cruise, and sense an easy camaraderie developing.
Camaraderie of Fellow Cruisers
Even if you’re sailing with family or friends, building such wonderful memories with other like-minded travelers adds an unexpected extra to your cruise. After you share a few great meals, and experience a phenomenal shore excursion together, you might just realize you’ve become friends.
Exclusive Shore Excursions
With our worldwide contacts, Virtuoso plans exclusive shore events especially for Voyager Club guests. Whether immersing yourself in the local culture, or enjoying VIP access to closed-to-the-public venues and experiences, your shore event will likely be the highlight of your sailing. Ask your Virtuoso travel advisor for details about full-day events, or alternatives to these like a special gift or shipboard credit on select dates.