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Vacation Planning and Support Service Charges and Fees

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.

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

Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call

Finding the perfect match in service is key, and we believe in that for our clients too! That’s why we’re excited to offer a free 45-minute consultation to all our potential clients. This is your chance to discover how we can tailor our services to fit your unique travel needs.

Interested in a personalized consultation via Zoom? First, take a moment to look over our service charges and fees listed below. Then, head over to our Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call page to easily schedule your appointment at a time that works best for you.

Customized Vacation Planning

Our vacation planning services are all about adding a personal touch to your itinerary, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. We meticulously research, plan and organize your accommodations, flights, tours, excursions, etc, ensuring that every moment of your trip is perfectly planned. With us, you’ll set off on your journey with the assurance that every must-do and see is carefully scheduled for you. Depart with confidence, knowing you won’t miss out on anything your destination has to offer!

See our Service Charges and Fees below.

Group Travel/Vacation Planning

Planning a getaway for friends, family, employees, fraternity brothers, sorority sisters, or special interest groups like yoga enthusiasts, fitness buffs, or writers? We specialize in organizing vacations, retreats, and group experiences that lift the planning weight off your shoulders. With us, you can enjoy the experience just as much as everyone else, stress-free!

Plus, we’re skilled in securing and managing hotel room blocks for all kinds of events and occasions. Let us handle the details, so you can focus on the fun!

See our Service Charges and Fees below.

Full-Trip Management

Every travel experience and vacation arranged by us comes with comprehensive reservation management. This includes handling all aspects of booking, confirmation, and managing any reservation changes, while keeping the primary traveler/group leader informed every step of the way.

Moreover, when you book your travel services through us, we offer continuous support with airlines, hotels/resorts, or tour operators, ensuring assistance is always at hand whenever you need it.

Personalized Travel Itinerary and Mobile App

Every travel experience and vacation booked with us comes with a custom-tailored itinerary, delivered conveniently in PDF format via email and accessible through a mobile app. Our mobile app is designed to be available offline, ensuring you have all the details at your fingertips even in areas with no or poor service, or if you prefer not to use your service provider while traveling.

Changes & Cancellations

We know that life is unpredictable and plans can change. That’s why we offer hassle-free change and cancellation services. When your plans shift, you won’t have to worry about the details – we’ll take care of contacting all suppliers to manage any cancellations or changes for you. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing we’ve got it all handled.

See our Service Fees below.

2024 Service Charges – effective January 15, 2024

Professional Service Charges

We conduct thorough research to craft travel experiences tailored to your specific preferences. Please note, these Charges are non-refundable and non-transferable, as they represent payment for the personalized services provided as per our agreement.

Standard Charge – starting from $100.00

Customized vacation planning for up to 10 travelers (including children).

Includes:

  • maximum of 3 base proposals (air, accommodations, train/rail, tours, activities and transfers)
  • maximum of 2 revisions
  • final proposal valid for up to 3 days
  • personalized Itinerary via PDF and mobile app
  • Full-Trip Management

Click to schedule your Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call now!

Small to Mid-size Group Charge – starting from $250.00

Customized vacation planning for 11 to 20 travelers (including children).

Includes:

  • maximum of 3 base proposals (air, accommodations, train/rail, tours, activities and transfers)
  • maximum of 2 revisions
  • final proposal valid for up to 5 days
  • personalized Itinerary via PDF and mobile app
  • Full-Trip Management

Click to schedule your Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call now!

Large Group Charge – starting from $500.00

Customized vacation planning for more than 20 travelers (including children).

Includes:

  • maximum of 3 base proposals (air, accommodations, train/rail, tours, activities and transfers)
  • maximum of 2 revisions
  • final proposal valid for up to 7 days
  • personalized Itinerary via PDF and mobile app
  • Full-Trip Management

Click to schedule your Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call now!

Room Block Only Charge – starting from $100.00

A minimum of 10 rooms is required.

Includes:

  • maximum of 2 package options
  • negotiating amenities
  • obtaining room/cabin block
  • Full-Trip Management through the first day of check-in
  • periodic updates to the primary traveler/group leader

Click to schedule your Complimentary Vacation Discovery Call now!

PLEASE NOTE: We do not plan or hold room blocks for destination weddings or weddings of any kind.

Extra Charges

  • $200 per cruise or per country for vacations departing in less than 90 days from the date of request.
  • starting at $250 per person for international flights that are not part of a vacation package.
  • On a case-by-case basis for concierge services, such as securing dining and spa reservations, tee times, etc.

These Extra Charges are additional options that are available to enhance your travel experience and can be included in your services as required, in addition to the Standard Charges above.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not plan or hold room blocks for destination weddings or weddings of any kind.

ALL CHARGES AND FEES LISTED ABOVE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

2024 Change & Cancellation Fees – effective January 15, 2024

We understand that sometimes plans need to be adjusted or cancelled. To accommodate these changes while maintaining the quality of our service, we have established Cancellation and Change fees. These fees are essential to cover the administrative costs and efforts involved in modifying your travel plans. We strive to make these processes as smooth and transparent as possible, ensuring that any alterations to your itinerary are handled efficiently and with your best interests in mind. Our goal is to provide flexibility while also respecting the resources and time invested in planning your perfect trip.

Researched Trip Change Penalty – $100 or termination

If, after the first revision of a researched trip or final proposal has been submitted to the client in accordance with the original arrangements, the client decides to:

  • change the logistics (destination, dates, accommodations, cruise, tour) or reduce the number of travelers (including children), $100 will be payable to SelfishMe Travel LLC on the date the client requests a change, OR
  • reduce the original budget by more than one-fourth, this agreement will be terminated on the date the client requests a reduction.

Booked Trip Change Fees – $50* per change

For changes requested by you and/or your traveling party that are made to a booked trip prior to travel.

Changes include, but are not limited to:

  • Name changes
  • Date changes
  • Airport changes
  • Changes to accommodations
  • Adding and/or removing people from the trip

*NOTE: If changes need to be made to your trip while you are traveling. Please contact the “During Travel” 24/7 phone number that will be provided with your travel documents first. Otherwise the Mid-Travel Change Fee: $100 per change.

These fees are in addition to any fees or penalties that may be charged or imposed by the travel supplier.

Booked Trip Cancellation Fee – 5% per booking (with minimum of $100 up to a maximum of $1,000)

For cancellation requests to a booked trip that are made by you and/or your traveling party.

This fee is in addition to any fees or penalties that may be charged or imposed by the travel supplier.

ALL CHARGES AND FEES LISTED ABOVE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

Travel Insurance – Optional

Life happens, things come up and we’ve learned that lesson well since 2020. We don’t want you to miss your vacation, but we also don’t want you to lose the money you’ve paid for the experience. Travel insurance is one of those things that are better to have and not need it, than to need it and not have it!

Click here to visit our favorite sites: TravelSafe, InsureMyTrip and Yonder.

Booking On Your Own

Click here to visit our Self-Service Portal to book your own hotels/resorts, cruises, excursions, activities etc. for any destination, at any time, including on the same day, while you’re traveling (subject to availability).

 

 

 

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