Home > Find a Travel Agent > Florida > Matthew VanBuren
https://agentprofiler.travelleaders.com/Common/Handlers/img_handler.ashx?type=agt&id=222301

Matthew VanBuren

Miami, Florida Travel Agent
If you see the text box to the right do not fill it in
Matthew VanBuren

Matthew VanBuren

Miami, Florida Travel Agent
A Full-Service Travel Leaders Associate Agency
Years of Experience: 6
65 Reviews | 100% Recommended
If you see the text box to the right do not fill it in

LUXURY AND GROUP TRAVEL AGENT SPECIALIST

I have worked in the travel field for a while and absolutely love what I do for a living. Because I specialize in luxury travel, my recommendations will always be among the best. I have a third eye for spring break travel and nightlife as well. Because I am aware of the value people place on luxury and what they can spend, I will always align your travel preferences with what you can afford. To start your journey, whether locally or abroad, contact me anytime. I look forward, as your luxury and group travel agent professional, to serving you and making your travel dreams come true.

My Travel Specialties

Turks and Caicos Travel Agent Specialist

One of the pleasures of being a travel agent is representing the Turks and Caicos Islands - an archipelago that lies in the Atlantic Ocean, made up of 40 coral isles. The British Overseas Territory sits southeast of the Bahamas. One... Read more from my Turks and Caicos Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Cancun Travel Agent Specialist

Cancun is one of the friendliest Mexican resort vacation destinations on the planet. That is why I thoroughly enjoy working as a Cancun travel agent specialist. My clients rave about the times spent in this once-remote fishing village - now a... Read more from my Cancun Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Bahamas Travel Agent Expert

As a travel agent expert for the Bahamas, I can promise you that your vacation to this tropical island destination will always give you a chance to unwind for a while and view life more positively. Therefore, you only have to... Read more from my Bahamas Travel Agent Expert bio.

Miami Travel Agent Specialist

I enjoy my job as a Miami travel agent specialist because Miami is a one-of-a-kind paradise and destination. Not only is it home to some great beaches, it also provides plenty of attractions for anyone seeking some respite from the hustle... Read more from my Miami Travel Agent Specialist bio.

South Florida Travel Agent Specialist

I want to share my knowledge with you as a South Florida travel agent professional. I know what attractions to recommend and can direct you to the ideal places to stay while visiting this friendly and sunny vacation destination. I have been... Read more from my South Florida Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Trips on the West Coast of Florida Travel Agent

If you want to see Florida, but are not sure where to go, I can serve as your travel agent and advisor. I specialize in the west coast of Florida, as this location is the ideal place to land because of... Read more from my Trips on the West Coast of Florida Travel Agent bio.

Luxury Safari Adventures Travel Agent Expert

Thinking of taking a luxury safari adventure? These trips are one of the most thrilling ways to see the natural wonders of Africa. Not only do you get to see incredible animals, but you also get to explore their natural habitats... Read more from my Luxury Safari Adventures Travel Agent Expert bio.

European Travel Agent Expert

Traveling to Europe is one of the best travel adventures you’ll ever experience. As a travel agent specialist for Europe, I know that Europe offers something for everyone. It’s an amazing travel escape that you’ll never forget - one that you... Read more from my European Travel Agent Expert bio.

Dominican Republic Travel Agent Expert

I am always excited to book travel for trips to the Dominican Republic. There is no better escape to recommend. As your Dominican Republic travel agent professional, I can book a trip that will meet both your expectations and plans for... Read more from my Dominican Republic Travel Agent Expert bio.

Yacht Charter Travel Agent Specialist

I work as a travel agent for a variety of destinations and include yacht charters in my portfolio. I can tell you that reserving a luxury yacht for vacation is like no other experience. You don't have to pack and repack when... Read more from my Yacht Charter Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Private Jet Charters Travel Agent Professional

As with everything in life, the journey to the final destination is often as important as the final destination itself. That’s because along the way you meet new people, experience new things, and see different sights. That is why I am... Read more from my Private Jet Charters Travel Agent Professional bio.

Antigua and Barbuda Travel Agent Professional

Shirley Heights view
As a travel expert for Antigua trips and holidays, I can tell you there are plenty of good reasons to explore this one-of-a-kind vacation destination. Antigua and Barbuda are two tropical islands in the Caribbean Sea that are around 1,000 miles... Read more from my Antigua and Barbuda Travel Agent Professional bio.

Jamaica Travel Agent Specialist

Jamaica has its own island vibe, which makes it a great place to focus on for travel. As a Jamaica travel agent specialist and advisor, I know you’ll love your island adventure. Therefore, I’m always excited about arranging travel to this... Read more from my Jamaica Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Mo’orea Islands Travel Agent Expert

Moorea
Mo’orea, which is part of French Polynesia, is almost universally considered to be the crown jewel of this area of the world.. A bucket-list destination for many travelers, the striking island has a special charm and appeal. This is one tropical destination,... Read more from my Mo’orea Islands Travel Agent Expert bio.

Travel Agents for the South Pacific Trips

The South Pacific is such a magical place. From lush green mountains to soft white beaches, the South Pacific is a luxury in of itself. Perfect for honeymoons or exotic getaways, dive into the blue waters of the region and see... Read more from my Travel Agents for the South Pacific Trips bio.

Portugal Travel Agent Specialist

Porto
Working as a travel agent specialist for Portugal has given me a keen insight into what travelers love about the country. Therefore, I can steer you in the right direction when it comes to planning a trip to this interesting and... Read more from my Portugal Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Spain Travel Agent Specialist

Barcelona
Spain offers both an inviting and warm culture perfect for families, couples, and young adults. With perhaps the best nightlife in Europe, out of this world cuisine, and stunning architecture, Spain is one of my favorite destinations. I am excited to... Read more from my Spain Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Iceland Travel Agent Specialist

The Northern Lights in Iceland
Iceland, a country the size of Kentucky, is roughly as far away as New York City is from London. But getting there is not just a matter of packing your bags and buying a plane ticket. Iceland’s isolation has made it... Read more from my Iceland Travel Agent Specialist bio.

CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

Super Agent
Book with Confidence
Marriott Hotel Excellence!
Hilton All-Inclusive Resort Specialist
AMResorts Master Agent
Pleasant Pro
Certified Sandals Specialist

My Travel Stories

South Pointe Beach
South Florida

Staying Safe in Mexico

Mexico is one of the greatest destinations in the entire world. Steeped with history and rich with culture, from the moment you arrive in Mexico, you instantly feel transported to that of a different era and lifestyle. From jungles to beaches, mega resorts to boutique hotels, there is something for everyone. However,... Read more from my Staying Safe in Mexico story.

My Reviews

Rating: 5 65 Reviews | 100% Recommended

Fabulous

Reviewed By Cindy R - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
I am big shopper and find my way to Miami every few months to visit the Design District and shops in SoBe. Over the past twenty years I have probably stayed in thirty hotels in Brickell and Miami Beach but always like to try my hand at a new property to switch things up. While my last travel advisor, Miss Ginger, retired, I was nervous to try someone new out. Let me just tell you, Matt is young and vibrant, eager to help cater to your every need. He chose the best flight times, hotel, and boat charters and kept in contact with me throughout the whole process. He definitely has a taste for luxury so keep that in mind when choosing to work with him (a plus for me but maybe not for a backpacker??).
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
14 of 22 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Good Honesty

Reviewed By Curt F - Saranac, NY | Traveled to South Beach ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt is super nice and respectful. Very pleasant to work with but be prepared for his honesty. We were planning a trip to South Beach because we have not been since the 80's. After expressing that we wanted to stay on Ocean Drive, Matt simply told us that is "not a wise move". Well good thing we took his advice, because Ocean Drive is not the place it used to be! Miami Beach is still incredible and with his recommendations, you will have a great time. Best advice? Listen to his! Will use him again for our next trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 10 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Thank you, Matt

Reviewed By Will T - Cranston, RI | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
I found Matt through Travel Leaders. He is a great agent to work with. I will definitely use him again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 12 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Good at What He Does

Reviewed By Garret L - Austin, Texas | Traveled to Clearwater Beach ~ Florida ~ USA
If you are going to spend your hard earned money on a vacation, use a travel agent. Matt is a good choice if you want someone to book your trip with little stress. He will contact you as much or as little as you want which is definitely a plus compared to some other travel advisors who spam your inbox.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 10 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Lovely Time in Greece

Reviewed By Amy M. - Charleston, SC | Traveled to Santorini ~ Greece ~ Europe
Thank you for recommending us fantastic excursions in Santorini!! Loved the horseback riding and ATV adventure. My daughter really enjoyed the wine tasting and my son loved the catamaran tour. We will contact you for our next trip abroad :)
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

INCREDIBLE Portugal Trip

Reviewed By Susan M. - Tampa, FL | Traveled to Portugal ~ Europe
He did it again!! Matt has been planning our vacations for awhile now but he really out did himself this time. All of his hotel recommendations in Portugal were AMAZING. We booked all of our tours through him and he nailed it. After working with him for so long he really knows what me and my husband are into.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Wonderful team bonding trip in Mexico!

Reviewed By Joanna K - Pennsburg, PA | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Matt was great and communicative throughout the whole process. He helped us book excursions and kept in touch before we left.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Highly Recommend

Reviewed By Parker S. - Burlington, VT | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
Nice to chat with and is very friendly. He could talk forever about resorts and knows every detail possible. I already recommended him to some close family friends, and I suggest you reach out to him as well. Great trip and even better service!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 9 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Best of the Best

Reviewed By Borris M - New York, New York | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
I think Matt is the best of the best. Already referred him to friends and family. Well worth the planning fee he charged for our group of 20. Gave us great rates on the resorts and found very affordable airfare.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 9 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Mexico

Reviewed By Mario E - El Paso, Texas | Traveled to Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Matt is a good man with excellent cultural skills. He writes good Spanish so he was able to communicate with my wife. Matt booked our 25 person family reunion in Play Del Carmen and everything went off without a hitch. He understands the Mexican culture like a local.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Wedding Help

Reviewed By Lenora J. - Miami, FL | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
We had a great time at our wedding in Cancun! Matt took care of all our guests and rented out the resort for three nights which was so private and nice. Although there were hundreds of us, none of us experienced any issues. Matt was nice enough to travel to Cancun to make sure everything ran smoothly and we loved having him there. I recommend using Matt for your destination wedding because he makes you feel so special and really takes the stress out of everything.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Tulum

Reviewed By Alfonzo R. - Miami, FL | Traveled to Tulum ~ Mexico ~ Mexico
Thank you for planning our trip to Tulum. We loved the resort you recommended us and ended up booking the Taco Tour through your website. Great recommendation.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 4 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Would Recommend

Reviewed By Gio M. - El Paso, Texas | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt is nice to work with and very responsive. I will definitely use his agency again in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Spring Family Vacay

Reviewed By Kathleen D - Austin, Texas | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
Thanks so much Matt! We had a great time in Turks. Although we just got back, we already want to return. The tours you booked for us were so fun and the kids truly enjoyed the snorkeling adventure. We had some issues with the water pressure at the house but after you contacted the property they fixed it right away! Excited to use you again real soon.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Marvelous Las Vegas Trip

Reviewed By Jamaica T - Miami, FL | Traveled to Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
My sister and I wanted to thank you for planning a MARVELOUS trip; we really enjoyed the experience because it was bursting with the energy that we both needed and deserved. Definitely, I will be corresponding with you in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Pleasant Experience

Reviewed By Steve L. - Chicago, IL | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Very friendly and responsive. Will definitely be working with Matt in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Great Help

Reviewed By Joy P - Kansas City, MO | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Matt's a wealth of knowledge and helped us so much in booking our trip. We originally started planning a trip to St Lucia and wanted to get a vacation rental. Instead Matt suggested Jamaica for a better villa experience. He nailed it and the trip went off without a hitch.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 10 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Thanks

Reviewed By Lukas Z - College Park, MD | Traveled to Nassau ~ Bahamas ~ Caribbean
Smart, knowledgable, and well traveled.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 14 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Thanks Again Matt

Reviewed By Saul K - Denver, Colorado | Traveled to Bahamas ~ Caribbean
Thank you Matt for everything! We know we can be a little difficult but you handled everything with professionalism. We cannot wait to book again with you in the future!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 16 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Good Trip

Reviewed By Brian M - Boston, Ma | Traveled to Fort Myers ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt is responsive and enjoys what he does. Would use again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 16 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Great!

Reviewed By Meghan G - Winter Park, Florida | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
I was referred to Matt from a friend who is a client of his. While I was not convinced that a travel agent is necessary for me, I can honestly say I was wrong. Im a solo traveler with some slight mobility problems and he researched everything to a tee to make sure there were no obstacles. Even though he just booked my airfare and hotel, he gave me such good advice on places to visit in the Miami area and a list of tours I could take if I wanted to. I plan on using him for a girls trip to South Beach in March and cannot wait to see what he has planned!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 14 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Above and Beyond

Reviewed By Steven N - New York, New York | Traveled to Antigua ~ Antigua & Barbuda ~ Caribbean
Matt is great to work with. My wife is very particular with hotels and he made sure all of her concerns were acknowledged. We used Matt to book our trip for our daughters birthday and he was very knowledgeable and responsive. We did have an issue with the room upon check-in (a fault of the resorts not Matt) but after contacting Matt it was fixed within no time. He even got us into a speciality restaurant at no extra cost. If you are looking for an advisor who is there for you when you need it, Matt is your man.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 12 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Vegas

Reviewed By Bri W. - Seattle, Washington | Traveled to Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
happy to have found u. thanks matt!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Cabo

Reviewed By James H. - Winthrop, SC | Traveled to Cabo San Lucas ~ Baja California Sur ~ Mexico
It was nice not having to plan anything. We enjoyed the itinerary.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Matt is Great!

Reviewed By Mary Fran W. - Sacremento, California | Traveled to Antigua & Barbuda ~ Caribbean
We found Matt to be patient with us as we were confused with the booking process. We were booking travel for 60 family members and had to split the payment up 3 ways. He is accommodating and respectful and never ignored our questions.

We stayed at Curtain Bluff in Antigua and it was just lovely. The weather was so nice and we felt like we got to know the staff on a personal level. The resort credit Matt gave us was put to great use as we spent an entire afternoon on a boat touring the island. Such a fun experience!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Youth Baseball Tournament

Reviewed By Dustin M. - Washington, DC | Traveled to Hollywood ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt was able to arrange 130 hotel rooms for a youth baseball tournament our club was hosting in South Florida. The rates he got us were great and we were able to avoid messy contracts.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Spain Trip

Reviewed By Holly C. - Richmond, VA | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
Matt was a pleasure and we are so thankful for him. I have epilepsy so I have a support animal. We never really travel abroad because it is sometimes difficult to bring animals but Matt helped us navigate the registration process and found a variety of hotels that accept service animals in Spain.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Group Trip

Reviewed By Sally D. - Saratoga, NY | Traveled to Nassau ~ Bahamas ~ Caribbean
Our group doesn't have any complaints for our retreat in Nassau. Everyone was pleased with the resort and we loved the dinner you organized for all of us on the last night. With all of the flight cancellations going on in the US currently it is amazing that no one in our group got delayed or canceled so that is an extra plus!! Thanks for your hard work.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 9 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Turks and Caicos King

Reviewed By Mary R. - Corolla, North Carolina | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
I hope ya'll give Mr. Matt a shot at planning your next trip to the beach. He is so sweet and has excellent communication skills. I never felt like I was confused or overwhelmed thanks to his hospitality. Turks and Caicos is wonderful and Matt made it that much better by giving us the insider scoop. He worked really hard to please us and I can't thank him enough.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Last Minute Travel

Reviewed By Ida M. - Hollywood, FL | Traveled to Hamburg ~ Germany ~ Europe
I used Matt to book airfare for a last minute trip to Germany to visit family after my aunt passed. He responded right away and booked my air within what felt like a minute. Matt went a step beyond and sent me a sympathy card to my home which was such a kind gesture.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Excellent Pricing

Reviewed By Claire C - Pittsburgh, PA | Traveled to Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
We haven't left to go on our cruise yet but we are already pleased with Matt's service. At first I attempted to book our Virgin Cruise through their direct website but felt as if it was too expensive for the time of year. We are traveling in May (low season) and they tried charging us thousands for just two of us. After doing some research we came across Travel Leaders and contacted a few agents. Matt's prices were significantly cheaper than we found elsewhere. Although we did not have to communicate a lot with Matt because we already had our trip planned, we are very happy with the amount of money we saved. Cannot wait to go on our voyage soon and we will be sure to post a review after to share our experience!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Perfect Trip

Reviewed By The Wilsons - Charleston, South Carolina | Traveled to Providenciales ~ Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
My wife and I are avid travelers and have been to almost all the Caribbean islands. We own timeshares in Tortola and the Bahamas but recently sold them because we were not getting much use of them during Covid. Instead of purchasing another timeshare, we decided to explore the rest of the Caribbean that we have not seen yet. After contacting Matt, he gave us a list of must see islands in the tropics. Turks and Caicos was number one so we decided to plan a trip there. The beach at Grace Bay is incredible, and the villa Matt booked for us was perfectly located and central to local dive bars and restaurants. We are already working with him for our trip to Aruba, one of the last islands we have yet to visit. Instead of giving input, we are letting Matt handle the whole thing for us. Excited for what he has in store!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 13 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Excellent

Reviewed By Liza R - Hilton Head, South Carolina | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Great advisor and even better person!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Amazing to work with

Reviewed By Lidia B - Jacksonville, Florida | Traveled to Nassau ~ Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I had the pleasure of working with Matt due to a change in plans. Our previous advisor fell ill and gave a list of her recommendations of who to work with. At first we were taken back by how young Matt looked but after reading his reviews and recognizing his passion we proceeded. Let me just tell you... He is a joy to work with. He knows all of his stuff and provides the best recommendations. Please take my word on it, Matt is the best that I have found!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

2021 Trip

Reviewed By Dan C - Richmond, Virginia | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
Very unique travel tastes that make for a great vacation. Insightful and passionate. Will work with Matt again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Always Good

Reviewed By Ashley H - Boston, Ma | Traveled to Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Our family loved working with Matt! We have used him twice now and my in-laws are set to use him for their anniversary trip this coming spring. Cannot recommend him enough especially if you are not the "planner type".
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 13 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Super Organized and Beyond Helpful

Reviewed By Susan H - Blacksburg, Virginia | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
SO HELPFUL!!!! We were so worried traveling outside the country during the Coronavirus but needed to get away from everything. Matt gave us alternatives to international travel but also was very informative about the protocols leaving the country. We decided to bite the bullet and go to Jamaica once we saw cases level out. He was so kind in providing us information on the documents we needed to enter Jamaica and return home as well as setting up PCR tests before departure from the island. My husband said that he felt that it went so smooth you forgot you were in a pandemic. We were so impressed with Matt and will continue to use him especially if COVID is still around!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Incredible

Reviewed By Lisa K. - New York, NY | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Awesome, awesome, awesome!!! Matthew was beyond. I never used a travel advisor before and now will never not use one. Such an easy process. All I can say is try Matthew out!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Group Trip

Reviewed By Clayton M - San Diego | Traveled to Hawaii ~ USA
Our company booked a trip to Hawaii through Matt and we couldn't be any happier. He always answered my calls and even mailed the company paper invoices and itineraries. We stayed at the Four Seasons and he was able to contact the resort GM to meet us on arrival (I thought that was really unique). Cannot thank Matt enough for all of his work. We will be using his services in the future!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

South Pacific Trip

Reviewed By Saundra M - Miami, FL | Traveled to South Pacific
Matt was responsive and helped us plan a great trip to the South Pacific. We found his pricing to be significantly cheaper than other agents and his itineraries were much more thought out and informative.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Trip of Our Lives

Reviewed By Martha E. - Topeka, Kansas | Traveled to Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
Me and my three older sisters had a beautiful time in Turks and Caicos. I appreciated the birthday cake you arranged for my birthday, although the big 5 and 0 were a bit upsetting (haha). I hope to book through you again for our next vacation. Talk soon!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Smorthman Family Trip

Reviewed By The Smorthman Family - Yarmouth, MA | Traveled to Key Largo ~ Florida ~ USA
We enjoyed our vacation rental. Thank you!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

2022 Trip

Reviewed By Patrick G. - Newark, NJ | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Flights were delayed but that is not his fault. He helped extend our stay an extra night because we basically missed the whole first day. I think he is worth working with and he always answers the phone.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Mo'orea Trip

Reviewed By Will N. - Nashville, TN | Traveled to Moorea Island ~ French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
My wife and I wanted to thank you for all that you did planning our trip to Mo'orea. We enjoyed our bungalow and appreciated the extra amenities we got for booking through you. The resort general manager stopped by our first day and gave us a bottle of champagne, bowl of fruit, and local magazines. He let us know that you contacted him before our arrival and told us he would make sure we were taken care of. We really liked the jet ski tour and used the resort credit we got from you on spa treatments. My wife absolutely loved the spa and the views were incredible. Look out for an email from our friends who we raved about you to!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Spain and Portugal Trip

Reviewed By Raul K. - Washington, DC | Traveled to Europe
We had a lot of fun in Portugal and Spain. Compared to others we met traveling, we saved so much money and loved all the hotels Matt put us in. Definitely working with Matt again in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Anniversary Trip

Reviewed By Ruth W. - Nashville, TN | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt helped plan our 50th anniversary in Miami and it was just incredible. We had over 40 family members come for the weekend and Matt organized all of their flights and hotels. As the icing on the cake, Matt sent us flowers and a nice notecard on the first night we arrived.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Las Vegas Trip

Reviewed By Heath C. - Bloombington, Indiana | Traveled to Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
Compared to Costco or Hotels.com, travel agents can actually answer your questions. Matt knew the answers to everything we asked and I think we got a great deal. His casino recommendations on the strip were great.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

So Good

Reviewed By Denise R. - San Diego, California | Traveled to Barcelona ~ Spain ~ Europe
Our original travel agent retired after we booked with her so she referred us to Matt to handle the last few aspects of our trip. He welcomed us with open arms and organized some fabulous tours and dinner reservations. We just got back from Barcelona and have already been working with him to plan a family reunion in Jamaica.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Nice Experience

Reviewed By Diane W. - Rochester, NY | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
Using an online travel agent seemed to be a little weird at the start but after meeting virtually for a consultation I actually enjoyed the ease of not having to go into an office. Matt is good at finding the best deals and you can tell he knows what he is doing. We had some issues with our flights but Matt took care of it. I enjoyed this experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Key Largo Family Trip

Reviewed By Stanley F. - Philadelphia, PA | Traveled to Key Largo ~ Florida ~ USA
We had a great time in Key Largo. The diving/snorkeling trips and the pool at the housing development were very nice. We found nice restaurants and relaxed. Your assistance on planning this trip and making reservations was very helpful and I appreciated your quick responses to my questions and concerns.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Spain

Reviewed By Desmond W - New York, NY | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
Matt did an excellent job planning my trip to Spain. My wife and I traveled for about two weeks and booked our hotels, air, and some excursions through Matt. He truly took care of everything and the hotels he put us in were out of this world.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Would Use Again

Reviewed By Blake W - Baltimore, Maryland | Traveled to Destin ~ Florida ~ USA
I will definitely be using Matt to book my future travels.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 10 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Great Planner

Reviewed By Kathrine T - Rochester, MN | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I recommend booking with Matt. He is honest and gets the job done. In my opinion, Matt is best at planning trips and is not a hardcore sales agent. I appreciate this because I feel no pressure to make a decision when I am not ready.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 14 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

On Par Service

Reviewed By Diane P - San Diego, California | Traveled to Seychelles ~ Africa
My husband and I recently retired and wanted to go on a trip to celebrate. Due to all the pandemic restrictions we were concerned with traveling abroad. Matt advised us to not put our dreams of going on an African tour on hold. He took care of our every need and booked us a Private Jet tour via Abercrombie and Kent. We loved every minute of it and it was truly luxurious. Pandemic or not, we felt as if everything was normal. Safety was taken seriously but there were only two other couples on the trip with us so no risk of exposure. I recommend this type of travel if you have the time to take a month out of your life to see the world and want to make friends that will last a lifetime! Matt was a true pleasure to work with and understands the ins and outs of luxury travel.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 12 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Great Advice and Knowledge

Reviewed By Davis - New Orleans, Louisianna | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Responsive and knowledgable. He really knows his stuff! I recommend using Matt if you want to book a trip any where in South Florida. We used him for a Bachelor Party in Miami and he gave us the best suggestions. Will definitely use again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 16 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Solid Trip to Maimi

Reviewed By Cubby R. - Yonkers, NY | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt is responsive and dependable... Great at what he does.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Exumas Relaxation

Reviewed By Georgia M. - New York, New York | Traveled to Bahamas ~ Caribbean
Much needed rest and relaxation... thanks for helping us plan our great trip to the Exuma's!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 5 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Summer Vacation

Reviewed By Linda B. - Austin, Texas | Traveled to Key West ~ Florida ~ USA
A friend recommended us to Matt and we are pleased with his services.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Affordable Vacation... Well Worth the Wait

Reviewed By Dennis S. - Chatham, MA | Traveled to Aruba ~ Caribbean
I contacted Matt during the beginning of COVID-19 but obviously the whole world shut down. After patiently waiting two years, me and my wife finally got to go to Aruba. We didn't care to be in a super expensive place but somehow Matt was able to get us an affordable price at the Ritz. It was a great time and just as relaxing as it sounds. Well worth the wait.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Saved $

Reviewed By Treasure B - Queens, NY | Traveled to Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
Not sure if I need to use a travel agent again in the future because I am a solo traveler but if you are traveling as a couple or group I would recommend Matt. I did end up saving some money on the hotel and he gave a few good restaurant recommendations in the Miami area.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 13 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Favorite Agent

Reviewed By Deborah S - Auburn, Texas | Traveled to Mediterranean ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
Matt is my favorite travel advisor I have found on Travel Leaders. It took me a few trips with different agents to find him, and I am glad I did! Shop around, find your agent that works best for you, but if you like structure and good advice, contact Matt.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 11 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Trip to Miami

Reviewed By Russ L - Tampa, Florida | Traveled to South Beach ~ Florida ~ USA
Matt booked our hotel in South Beach. We went to the Faena for a couples trip and loved every minute of our little vacation. We come from Tampa so it was nice to have the night life scene dialed-up a bit and even though we were not truly there for the beach, the property was great in terms of the location. I really enjoyed his personal touches like adding a fruit platter to our room so we could enjoy it upon arrival. He also made sure to get us an upgraded table at LIV which he coordinated all on his own. Matt's connection to the Miami social scene is great because he is able to recommend some great places. I think if you are able to spend a tad bit more than the average traveler, Matt is the way to go.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 7 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

VIP Agent

Reviewed By Ricardo V - Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Traveled to Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I've traveled all over the world using VIP agents to book every time. Most of the time the agents are dealing with many other clients and do not spend a lot of time curating my individual trip. Usually they only are helpful up to the point of booking and leave me high and dry after that. I don't know if Matt has excellent time management skills or only takes on a certain amount of clients at a time, but he is so responsive and puts in such a great deal of work. His attention to detail is phenomenal and he truly listens to what you have to say. My expectation for high class service, fine dining, and nice hotels was exceeded. Thanks Matt!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 9 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Thank You!

Reviewed By Deshaun E. - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to South Beach ~ Florida ~ USA
Good trip. Thank you! Will be telling everyone at home about you.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 8 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Group Trip

Reviewed By Liz K - Naples, FL | Traveled to Antigua & Barbuda ~ Caribbean
We used Matt to help plan our business retreat. The team is all girls and he did a great job planning activities we were interested in. We knew we wanted relaxation and sun, yet didn't quite know where to go. He managed all 30 people in our party flawlessly and even covered special requests relating to food allergies (a few of us are gluten free).
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 10 people found this review helpful
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

My Travel Experience

Places I’ve personally traveled to or destinations I’ve booked for my clients.

Customer Testimonials

Business Retreat

All of our travel agents in the past never truly cared to help us or understand our business. Matt not only did an incredible job planning our small business incentive trip, but he also took the time to understand our business and needs. We won't ever use a large corporate travel agency again!

Provided by Marcos, V., Miami Florida

Group Vacation Excellence

"So welcoming to all of our questions and will do anything to make sure your vacation is perfect. We loved his youthful energy and communication. No matter what the problem is, he is there to help you every step of the way. He handles large groups amazingly and no task is too big. I suggest booking with Matt if you do not want the stress of booking your holiday but still would like to have input in your travel itinerary!"

Provided by Grace V, Philadelphia, PA