Life is Better Traveling® 

"Connecting Friends and Family through Customized Vacation."

 
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Specialized Travel Planning
Not sure how to piece together the perfect itinerary? Don't worry! Our expert team thrives on creating customized travel plans that align perfectly with your desires and dreams. Whether it’s a multi-city tour, an exotic island getaway, or an adventure-packed holiday, we meticulously arrange every detail to ensure your experience is seamless and stress-free.

Personalized Customer Service
'Book and forget' is not in our vocabulary. From the moment you reach out to us, you become part of the Life is Better Traveling family. We stay connected with you before, during, and after your trip, ensuring every aspect of your vacation meets your expectations. Our commitment to personal attention means we’re always ready to assist you, making every step of your journey pleasant and worry-free.

Your Adventure, Our Expertise
Transform your travel dreams into vivid realities with Life is Better Traveling. Reach out today and let us show you the world as you've never seen it before – tailored just for you, with a personal touch that makes all the difference.

You have been a pleasure to work with and we are so impressed with your knowledge, thoroughness, and pleasant professionalism.  It gives us much peace of mind that all the details have been taken care of.

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Customized Vacation Planning 


Thousands of clients have enjoyed customized vacation planning with a Life is Better Traveling® travel agent.  Each of our agents specializes in a destination or niche to ensure you receive first-hand and in-depth knowledge.  Our unique system of travel planning helps each of our clients maximize their time while in destination, and get the most value of their vacation experiences. 

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5-Star Google Reviews

Karen Newnam
April 14, 2024.
Won’t plan another vacation without Holly. So many years of missing using a travel agent, and we were lucky to find Holly. She found us a fabulous boutique hotel in the best location in London, arranged our transfers and also helped plan our adventures. She shared great advice and all the prep emails leading up to vacation made sure we were ready for anything! We will use her again.
Cyndi Grand
April 14, 2024.
Life Is Better Traveling was GREAT to work with! Mary Yohannan, our agent, could not have made planning more easy! We asked her to plan our trip to London, and she only had about 3 weeks to do it in. We had a tentative itinerary in 3 days!!! The tours we went on were wonderful and the tour guides she arranged for us were so nice and very knowledgeable. Our hotel was in the perfect location too! Having an on-line itinerary in addition to a handheld itinerary was also beneficial. Mary made everything so easy! If you are in need of a travel agent, look no further!!!
Marianne Schafer
April 9, 2024.
4/4/2024 - Our family had such an amazing cruise on the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas with the help of Andrea. She was very available, ensured that we had everything in place before departure, and genuinely excited about our itinerary. Thank you again Andrea for planning another family vacation full of memories! ———————————————————————— 1/28/2024 - Andrea Erbrecht, our travel agent for our recent Mother Daughter trip to Universal Studios, was simply spectacular. From the moment I reached out to her to plan our Christmas gift surprise, she attentively listened to our proposed itinerary for the Rock the Universe weekend and swiftly took charge of all the planning. With her firsthand knowledge of the weekend events and everything Universal (especially the Wizarding World of Harry Potter), she ensured every detail was meticulously taken care of. Upon our request for recommendations, Andrea suggested the perfect Italian restaurant, Vivo, in Universal’s City Walk, and even made reservations for us. Prior to our departure, she met with us locally, providing invaluable insights about the trip, including concert schedules and park maps, which got us even more excited. We also sought her advice on casual dining options, and she recommended a few places. As our departure date approached, Andrea thoughtfully printed all the necessary documents, including hotel and Universal express pass details, ensuring a seamless experience for us. Throughout our trip, she remained incredibly accommodating, assuring us that we could reach out to her at any time. Post-trip, Andrea eagerly awaited our feedback, demonstrating her genuine interest in our experience. Her friendship, enthusiasm, and professionalism have already led us to book our next trip with her. Andrea truly made our Mother Daughter adventure to Universal an unforgettable and magical experience.
Tiffany Duda
March 11, 2024.
So easy to work with!! Highly recommend 🙂
Thomas Sabol
February 29, 2024.
From start to finish Andrea planned and assisted our family on our recent trip to Universal Studios. We highly recommend her for your travel adventures.
Beth Opat White
February 18, 2024.
Helpful and took away the stress of planning our trip ourselves!
Barbara M
January 30, 2024.
My husband and I have exclusively used Mary Y. since we discovered her when she helped our daughter plan a cruise and trip for our granddaughter. Even though we lived across the country, we still rely on Mary's expertise and wide scope of knowledge in planning and execute a fulfilling experience. She is a pro. She has arranged private tour guides at some destinations that increased our ability to get to "know the area". If we just tell her where and what we are thinking about, she will research the options and present them to us in a clearly understandable way and let us decide. She knows are interests and travel choices and will send us a "any interest" when she sees a great deal. She is right there when we have questions...just a phone call or an email. It is the small things that she does that make the trip for us. All our documents organized in a spiral bound packet. Her follow-up and follow-through are impeccable. She has made our retirement life better through traveling and exploring the world.
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Disney Destination Planning 

The Life is Better Traveling® Team is honored to be Authorized Disney Vacation Planners through the Disney Earmarked program.  Our travel agency’s first-hand knowledge of Disney products has earned us this coveted invitation that only a few select travel agency's in the United States receive.   Life is Better Traveling's ongoing focus and commitment to planning customized, magical trips to the Disney Parks, Disney Cruise Line® and other Disney vacation destinations worldwide is what keeps our clients planning their trips over and over again.

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Customized European Vacation Planning

"Top Selling Travel Agency in the Northeast and Pittsburgh for Customized European Vacations in 2018 & 2019."  by Europe Express


Europe is a fascinating continent filled with UNESCO Heritage sites, buildings that seem to be stuck in time, cultures that still embrace their ancestors beliefs and ways, and exotic spices that make your taste buds jump.  

People travel to Europe to learn and see what they read about in history books or what they saw on the television.  One little spark can make the imagination curious and the next thing you are on plane to a foreign country.


Discovering all the wonders that Europe has to offer gives our clients memories that last for a lifetime. 

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Cruise Planning

Cruising is a great way to see the world.  Whether you are cruising on the oceans, rivers, or lakes you endless possibilities of destinations.  


Our cruise agents have extensive first-hand knowledge of various cruise lines and destinations.  Their commitment in gaining more knowledge through cruise line certifications, and onboard trainings helps them pair the perfect cruise for our clients needs.   

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All-Inclusive beach planning

Caribbean, Mexico, French Polynesian, South East Asia all have amazing beaches.  Relax, unwind, and sip on a nice cool drink while taking in serenity.  Our agents have enjoyed hundreds of beaches throughout the world so they can help pair the perfect beach for you.  

Benefits of Planning with a Life is Better Traveling® Agent

Personalized travel planning is the NEW way to vacation.  

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Customization Benefit 

We plan a vacation that you want to take, not one that is pre-set for you. See the sites that you want to see and on your time. Customization is the way to see it all!

Travel Preferences Benefit

Travel Preferences are what you prefer when you travel. Whether you want breakfast included each day or concierge class, we provide you with exactly what you are looking for, each and every time you book with us. 

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Comprehensive Arrangements Benefit 

We plan everything for you from airfare, accommodations, transfers to travel insurance. We provide you beautiful travel documents that contain your complete itinerary. 

Direct Contact Benefit 

We are always just one phone call away. You will immediately get a real person whether you have questions before your vacation or during. We promise you will be satisfied with our “one phone call” guarantee. 

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Four Time Magellan Award Winner

Magellan awards represent the BEST in the travel industry.  Judged by peers in the industry, Life is Better Traveling repeatedly wins this prestigious award as our peers see the amazing work we are doing.  

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A combined 238 5-Star Reviews

Our clients have spoken with their reviews.  Our Life is Better Traveling agents are great at what they do!

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