(93 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Melissa Becker

Plymouth, MI
My Travel and Work Experience

I have been an avid traveler for many years, and bring more than 18 years experience in building, selling and escorting family and group vacations. I have always loved to travel. When I was 17 I got a job so I could travel on my own for the first ...
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I love Italy and I want to send you there

Lovely statue in Sorrento, Italy
Lovely statue in Sorrento, Italy

I LOVE ITALY. I want to tell you about the Amalfi Coast - no. I want to send you to the Amalfi Coast - a stunningly beautiful area of Italy, just south of Rome. This is the Italy in your mind when you picture sidewalk cafe's, ancient cobblestone streets, and impeccably dressed Italians. We can visit a real working olive oil farm and sample the local specialties. We can watch them make mozzarella by hand - twisting and plunging the stretchy white cheese into a big bowl of hot water - and then delight in a traditional caprese salad with hand-picked tomatoes and a perfect balsamic drizzle, and sip on some icy limoncello when we are finished. YUM. Since we're in the area, we need to go to Rome too! Let's hit the Coliseum and get into the Vatican Museum before the crowds. And Gelato! I'm probably going to recommend that you eat gelato every day. If you have more time, let's go to Florence too, the heart of Tuscany. You will love the art, the scenery, the food! The wine! Ok?! Now, let's get out of the hustle and bustle of these big cities and slow down in Cinque Terre... Google it. It's ok, I'll wait. We can hike from one clifftop village to another, or explore by local rail, or how about boat? Yes... and don't forget adorable little Portovenere. Before we head up to Venice (cannot forget Venice!) we must let you experience those cities that make Tuscany the legend it is. Places like Montecatini, Lucca, Siena or San Gimignano. Once we get you to Venice, you'll see the canals by boat (no cars here!) and experience all that Venice has to offer. Not ready to go home? More of a mountains and lakes kind of person? Let's skip through Milan and head to Como or Lake Maggiore for some Italian lakes restoration and relaxation. Let me find the right vacation package for you, based on your time, interest and preferences. I can help.

My Travel Albums

Italy's Jewels
Pure Italy

My Reviews

35 of 56 people found this review helpful
Great choice!
Melissa was a great choice for planning our family trip to London! She is very knowledgeable, easy to work with, responded to questions/concerns very quickly, and gave honest and sincere advice/recommendations. Before we met her, I was trying to plan everything on my own and didn't realize all of the benefits of using a travel agent. We will work with her on any future travel plans!
By  Shannon  from  Huron Township, MI
Traveled to  London ~ England ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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27 of 41 people found this review helpful
Best travel agent ever.
Melissa Becker did an amazing job assisting with my trip to Costa Rica. I was provided with information on the resort I would be staying at, along with different options for exploring the area.
By  Wes  from  Royal Oak, MI
Traveled to  Costa Rica ~ Central America
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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36 of 59 people found this review helpful
At last a stress free vacation
Melissa made planning our first trip to Italy a pleasure. She listened to my concerns and limitations and was able to put together a package that worked perfectly for us!
By  Happy Wanderer  from  Oak Ridge, TN
Traveled to  Itasca ~ Minnesota ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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26 of 41 people found this review helpful
Greece - breathtaking
We have booked two trips with Melissa: Greece and Costa Rica. Both trips were wonderful! It was so nice to be on vacation and know that all transportation and itineraries were already planned out. We were able to relax and enjoy the places and the people.
By  Michelle  from  Ferndale, MI
Traveled to  Greece ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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54 of 98 people found this review helpful
Great experience beginning to end
Melissa seamlessly planned our trip to Costa Rica (where we had never been before). She listened to our ideas about what kind of trip we wanted and turned them into reality. She was prompt and answered all of our questions completely. I would absolutely recommend her.
By  HNS  from  Memphis, TN
Traveled to  Costa Rica ~ Central America
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Italy
  • Rome
  • Florence
  • Venice

Travel Specialist:

  • Escorted Tours
  • European Culture
  • Historical Sites

Top Travel Partners:

  • Globus
  • Monograms
  • Kensington Tours

Certifications/Awards:

  • B.S. in Journalism - Eastern Michigan University
  • Minor in Travel and Tourism - EMU
  • Monograms Booking Agent
  • Globus Tours Booking Specialist
  • CIE Tours Ireland Specialist

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