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SelfishMe Travel is a full-service travel agency that specializes in helping busy Women plan selfishly-indulgent Culinary (food, wine, beer, and liquor) and Wildlife vacations worldwide.

Why Do I Charge for Travel Planning and Support Services?

As a seasoned travel advisor, I charge for planning and research upfront based on several key factors:

  • Commission-Based Structure: My payment comes from the commissions earned when you finalize and purchase your travel arrangements through me.
  • Misuse Prevention: Charging an upfront fee for planning and research serves as a safeguard against individuals who may exploit my expertise by utilizing my recommendations and subsequently booking independently, bypassing my contribution, and resulting in zero payment to me.
  • Negotiation Expertise: I serve as your primary negotiator, working diligently to secure potential perks and amenities on your behalf, thereby enhancing your overall travel experience.
  • Interpretation of Complexities: Navigating the intricate landscape of travel rules, regulations, terms, and conditions associated with various travel brands and suppliers is an integral aspect of my role as your interpreter.
  • Comprehensive Resource: I provide a wealth of information on visas, vaccine requirements, travel advisories, and other essential aspects of international travel, ensuring you remain well-informed throughout your journey.
  • Hassle Management: Acting as both your risk manager and solutions specialist, I offer round-the-clock assistance to address any challenges that may arise during your vacation. Leveraging my extensive network of connections, I facilitate timely resolutions and support.
  • Issue Resolution: I advocate on your behalf when resolving issues related to cancellations, delays, alterations, price adjustments, refunds, or credits, diligently working towards favorable outcomes.
  • Pre-Travel Preparation: I equip you with essential travel information, updates, guides, and tips to fully prepare you for your journey. Additionally, I am readily available to address any inquiries or concerns you may have.
  • Constant Support: Prior to your departure, I ensure you have all necessary details, including my personal cellphone number for convenient accessibility throughout your travels.
  • End-to-End Peace of Mind: Through my comprehensive services, I guarantee a sense of tranquility and reassurance throughout your travel experience – from the initial point of contact to the culmination of your journey, and even beyond your return home.

By charging for my services, I aim to provide you with exceptional support, expertise, and peace of mind every step of the way.

Please review the Travel Services and FAQ pages for more information.

SelfishMe Travel's Five step process for your next best vacation


Full-Service Planning

  • Starting at $100.00 for solo travelers or small groups (from 2 to 10 people, see *NOTE below) per country

which includes:

    • A maximum of 3 fully detailed proposals
    • Up to 3 rounds of revisions based on your feedback
    • Full trip management including booking, confirming, and triple-checking all the details of your trip
    • Support via phone and email leading up to and 24/7 during travel to answer any questions or troubleshoot any issues on the ground
    • A smartphone app with all pertinent information and documents for you to access on the go
    • Access to my extensive network of exclusive travel providers

Extra Charges

  • $200 per country for vacations departing in less than 60 days from the request.
  • $100 per booking for logistics changes (destination, dates, escorted tour, cruise, or resort) or reduction to the number of travelers (including children) after research has been completed and proposals have been received.
  • $100 per person for international flights that are not part of a hotel vacation package.
  • On a case-by-case basis for concierge services, such as booking dining and spa reservations, tee times, etc.

*NOTE: Large or Complex Groups: of more than 10 people (including children); OR that require more than 5 rooms or cabins; OR room or cabin blocks; OR more than 5 separate flight departure airports will incur a different fee structure.

All fees listed above are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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