(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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Monkeys and Jungles... Costa Rica!

Yes, I took that picture!
Yes, I took that picture!

Hi happy traveler! Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night by a howler monkey? Ok, so I can't guarantee this, but if you have considered travel to Costa Rica, let me be your guide.

It's a very small rugged and lush country and is proud to be one of the worlds most biodiverse. Nearly 6% of all known plants and animals in the world exist in Costa Rica, and while the average person living there does not have a lot, they take great care of what they do have.

National parks, wildlife refuges, biological reserves and protected lands account for 25% of the country, and they are on track to be carbon neutral by 2021. What does all this mean for you? A fascinating, fun, eco-friendly exploration. From the arid desert-like climate of the Pacific coast, to the rainforests and volcanoes of Central Costa Rica, it boasts 12 micro-climates! It has hot springs and waterfalls, rainforests and deserts, caves and volcanoes, two oceans, and an endless list of activities to explore them all.


For couples looking for a relaxing getaway at an all inclusive resort, or families who really want an active vacation for the kids, it should be a contender for top spot on your bucket list. I can provide options for exploration including independent travel, custom trips, pre-packaged easy peasy journeys - let's talk about your plans.


 

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:

  • Costa Rica

Travel Specialist:

  • Adventure
  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Family Vacations
  • Nature
  • National Parks

Top Travel Partners:

  • UnCruise Adventures
  • Globus
  • Monograms
  • G Adventures

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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