Vacations by Cruise & Travel Experts2024-01-02T12:55:00-05:00
cruise travel


From small luxury ships to contemporary cruises, river cruises or exploration cruises, shipboard vacations offer outstanding value, diverse amenities and an incredible way to explore our world. The trick is to find the cruise right for you!

luxury travel


Luxury travel today is defined more by the traveler’s expectations rather than her budget. You define the luxury, and we will help you create the custom travel experience you desire through our destination expertise and global network of travel specialists.

Adventure Travel


From exploring Machu Piccu, to chasing the “Big Five” in East Africa, discovering the diverse ecology of the Galapagos, or cruising the Shackleton route in Antarctica, we scour the world to bring you the best action-packed and expedition vacations.

Travels with Bob


Dreaming about new destinations is an important aspect of your travel planning. Our Travels with Bob blog provides insightful destination profiles, travel tips and advice, and cruise reviews written by expert travel advisor Bob Shaffer.

As a boutique travel service, we have built relationships with travel partners on four continents and have carefully selected colleagues who share my passion for travel and a desire to serve clients with respect and integrity.

I personally have traveled in 75+ countries on six continents and taken more than 60 cruises on rivers and oceans around the world. Understanding the world of leisure travel, as well as your travel objectives, is vital to exceeding your needs and desires. It’s also how I create special travel experiences for each of my clients.

“Thank you for all you did to create our great Alaskan Adventure. We had a great time, saw/experienced tons!”
T. C. - North Carolina
“Thanks for a great conference (Seminar at Sea) . . . it exceeded everything I could have imagined.”
D.Z. - Ohio
“Thank you for being such a personable host on the cruise. I understand why your groups love you!”
T. R. - South Carolina

“I want to thank you for all of your help in planning our travel to Venice and Milan. Everything worked wonderfully!”

H.J. - North Carolina

“The trip and the experience at the Buccelletti Estate was amazing”

D.G. - New Jersey

“Thank you for assisting my mother in putting our trip together. You and your team in Italy did a fantastic job.”

H.S. - New Jersey

“Thank you ever so much for being our constant true ‘North Star’ in all our travel plans.”

J. M. Illinois

Featured Vacations

Vacations by Cruise & Travel Experts features hosted cruises, escorted / guided land vacations and spectacular all inclusive resorts and villas from our
Signature Member Network Collection.

Travels With Bob | Our Blog

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