Planning Services and Fees

"Price is what you pay; Value is what you get."

Christopher Travel Planning Services

  • Christopher Travel is a small boutique travel company offering the utmost in personalized vacation planning. We offer both complimentary and fee based services depending on the type of trip you plan, but each and every trip includes the following:
  • 1. Personalized service: We are not an online travel agency with a large call center. When you work with Christopher Travel you will speak directly with Mary or Rick. We will answer questions every step of the way.
  • 2. Comprehensive travel advice: From what to pack to tips for keeping toddlers occupied on planes we answer all your questions about every aspect of your trip. As experts who have travelled extensively ourselves we have extensive knowlege about all aspects of traveling and when we don't know the answer we know where to find it.
  • 3. Ongoing support: Our services do not stop when you click to pay. We will answer your questions from writing your bucket list until the day you come home. .
  • 4. Transparency: We don't charge hidden fees. All initial consultations are complementary and we will discuss any associated fees for your trip at that time. Our fee structure is clearly outlined below.
  • 5. Value: We constantly work with our vendors to ensure our clients get the most value for their money. Programs such as Distinctive Voyages, Amenity Departure Dates, SELECT hotels and resorts all allow us to offer you extra value for your vacation.
  • On a final note: As a small business your complete satisfaction is our number one concern. We depend on building strong relationships with clients who return year after year to plan their next bucket list adventure with us.

Complementary Cruise Planning

Included when booking a cruise with Christopher Travel
  • Cruises are our speciality! Planning a cruise with Christopher Travel includes all aspects of the planning process including:
  • -Advice on finding the best cruise line and itinerary based on your interests.
  • -Assistance with one night pre and post cruise planning
  • -Advice on what activities to do each port day either with a cruise shore excursions, private guide, small group or on your own
  • -Booking of one night pre/post cruise hotels, transfers, tours etc.
  • -Day by day itinerary
  • -Digital phone app itinerary with all travel documents uploaded
  • -Personal support and advice
  • -Invaluable ongoing advice about the destination throughout the planning process
  • -Insider tips and tricks to making the most of your time
  • -50% discount on custom land based vacation planning for pre and post cruise stays beyond one night.

Complementary Vacation Planning

Included when booking a cruise with Christopher Travel and include:
  • If you need help finding the perfect all inclusive resort for your next relaxing vacation or if you would like to explore farther afield with one of our small group tour providers Christopher Travel's services are compllimentary and include:
  • -Assistance choosing the perfect resort or tour vacation package through one of our preferred providers.
  • -Booking of additional services such as excursions and transfers.
  • -Advice on what to see and do in your destination.
  • -Written day by day itinerary (PDF)
  • -Digital phone app itinerary with all travel documents uploaded
  • -Personal support and advice.
  • -Invaluable ongoing advice about the destination throughout the planning process
  • -Tips and tricks to making the most of your vacations from travel experts.

Custom Land Based Alaska Vacation Planning

$150 per day (up to six people)
  • As Alaskans we offer unparralled access to local insider information on all aspects of Alaska travel.
  • -Assistance on finding the perfect hotels, cabins or other accomodations
  • -Advice on what activities to do each day either with a private guide, small group or on your own
  • -Detailed information about getting around
  • -Booking of hotels, transfers, tours etc.
  • -Written day by day itinerary
  • -Digital phone app itinerary with all travel documents uploaded
  • -Personal support and advice
  • -Invaluable ongoing advice about the destination throughout the planning process
  • -Insider tips and tricks to making the most of your time in Alaska from someone who lives here

Custom Land Based Global Vacation Planning

$250 per day (up to six people)
  • Through our network of In-Country partners Christopher Travel is able to offer the ultimate in luxury vacation planning from local travel experts around the world.
  • -One on one consultation on what to see and do in your destination.
  • -Assistance on finding the perfect hotels, cabins or other accommodations
  • -Advice on what activities to do each day either with a private guide, small group tour or on your own
  • -Detailed information about getting around
  • -Booking of hotels, transfers, tours etc.
  • -Written day by day itinerary
  • -Digital phone app itinerary with all travel documents uploaded
  • -Personal support and advice
  • -Invaluable ongoing advice about the destination throughout the planning process