Consultative travel planning services

Ensuring an authentic and fulfilling travel experience

Discover. Experience. Be Inspired.

You earned it and you deserve it!

Your Virtuoso Travel Advisor

​I'm Carla, owner and travel advisor at Discover Wanderlust Travel, where every journey is a thoughtfully crafted experience. I hold a deep conviction that true happiness is not found in material possessions, but in the tapestry of unforgettable moments that ultimately shape the very essence of who we are.

My mission is to unravel the intricacies of your travel desires, aspirations, and dreams. As a passionate travel planner, I invest the time to understand the essence of you as a traveler, allowing me to craft a unique trip that reflects your individuality. The result is a meticulously personalized adventure, ensuring an authentic and unparalleled experience that will weave memorable stories into your life.

I am Wife to a foodie (and gifted cook) and Mom to two spunky girls. My hobbies include photography, reading, genealogy research, learning Italian, cool weather runs and bike rides, spinning, hiking, true crime, movies at home, and if the mood strikes - baking!

I am a Verified Travel Advisor with the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) and an affliate of Uniglobe Travel Center, a Virtuoso member.

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My Services

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Research & Planning

Crafting a unique trip that reflects your individuality by seeking to understand the essence of you as a traveler, considering:

  • Your Lifestyle & Hobbies
  • Your Preferences and Tastes
  • Your Budget
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Guidance & Advocacy

Leaning on my relationships with my preferred travel partners and onsite travel professionals to advocate for you if there is a change in plans or a hiccup along the way

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  • Escorted and Independent touring (private & groups)
  • River & Ocean Cruises
  • Pre/Post Cruise Stays
  • Villas, Resorts & Hotel Stays
  • Transfers and Charters
  • Luxury rail

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Exclusives & Perks with Me

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Hotels & Resorts

  • Preferred rates & availability
  • Room upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Value-added amenities
  • Daily breakfast for 2
  • Early check-in/Late checkout
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Cruise Benefits

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  • Shipboard credits
  • Virtuoso-exclusive shore excursions
  • Welcome aboard receptions
  • Dedicated onboard hosts
  • Private car & driver
  • Specialty dining
  • Pre-paid gratuities
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Destination & Experiences

  • VIP treatment & recognition
  • Custom-tailored experiences & itineraries
  • Private Virtuoso-exclusive access
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Air, Auto & Travel Insurance Benefits

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  • Exclusive negotiated air fares & upgrades (including private/charter)
  • Worldwide car rental discounts & perks
  • Preferred travel insurance rates & prioritized client services
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How it Works

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1. Submit Travel Inquiry

Submit a brief form to provide me with some basic information about your trip.

Travel Inquiry Form

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2. Free Discovery Consultation

We’ll schedule a free 20-30 minute call so you can get to know me, and I can learn more about you as a traveler, allowing me to craft a unique trip that reflects your desires.

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3. Client Service Agreement

I will provide you with my Client Service Agreement and authorization form. Once complete, the fun begins, and I will initiate the research and planning stages of your trip!

Travel Itinerary Planning

4. Proposals & Booking

I will present you with a beautifully detailed trip itinerary that we can review and refine together. Once you agree, I will begin the process of notifying travel partners and deposits will be taken.

Partners & Affiliates

An Independent Affiliate of

Uniglobe Travel Center

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