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What does it mean to work with Preferred Travel?

Insight vs. Information: Preferred Travel’s comprehensive knowledge and global relationships bring clients access to the most unique and desirable customized travel experiences. Long-term relationships include all major cruise lines, the world’s finest hotels and resorts, and established and reliable travel providers.

Exclusive Access and Amenities: Preferred Travel’s valuable connections ensure exclusive savings and preferential treatment. Clients receive distinctive extras and privileges from behind-the-scenes access, prepaid gratuities, shipboard credits, private shore excursions and more. As a member of Signature Travel Network — a worldwide luxury travel consortium — Preferred Travel brings extraordinary added value to clients, including substantial savings on luxury cruises, tours and hotels around the world.

Time Savings: Preferred Travel saves time and money by organizing all logistics, from designing itineraries to providing knowledgeable and trustworthy guides in foreign countries. Preferred Travel’s Air Services Department enhances air travel itineraries, providing special value and amenities.

Peace of Mind: Preferred Travel clients travel with confidence knowing that complimentary 24/7 emergency service is available wherever they are in the world, and that their personal travel concierge stands by to assist. Without a travel agency like Preferred, travelers are on their own.

Personal Concierge Services: Preferred Travel handles all details, providing seamless travel experiences from planning to homecoming. Whether your travel vision is luxury cruising, cultural experiences, culinary and wine tours or other selections from a dazzling kaleidoscope of travel offerings, Preferred Travel is available to ensure that your every travel experience exceeds all expectations.

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A Message from Wilma Boyd
and Olga Placeres

Wilma Boyd - Founder Preferred Travel of Naples

When Preferred Travel was founded in 1984, the goal was to recruit an accomplished team of well-traveled professionals to provide the ultimate in travel services from planning to homecoming. Our exceptional service is possible only because of our exceptional people. The team of more than 50 award-winning travel experts delivers unsurpassed personalized luxury travel experiences.

Preferred Travel is Southwest Florida’s largest full-service travel agency. For over 35 years, Preferred Travel has provided uncompromising quality and service to our many loyal clients, raising the bar on what it means to work with a travel agency.

Preferred Travel of Naples is a member of the Signature Travel Network, a worldwide luxury travel consortium that enables us to give our clients significant perks. We offer complimentary private shore excursions, shipboard credits and substantial savings on luxurious cruises, tours and hotels around the world. Discover the Preferred advantage for yourself. Please contact one of our experienced travel consultants today for the finest in personalized service.

We extend warm wishes to you and hope you will choose Preferred Travel, and the many exciting options we have to offer! As we say, we're not just better, we're Preferred.

Warm Wishes,

Wilma Boyd
— Founder

Olga Placeres
— COO & General Manager

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