How Take Me Home Italy Travel Planning Services work

Whether you need assistance for your entire vacation, or a few days of travel, we always begin with our easy three-step process:

  1. Fill out the questionnaire to share your general plans, budget, number of people traveling, teens or young children traveling and when you plan to travel.
  2. After I receive your questionnaire, we will schedule our first discussion.
  3. Following our discussion, the planning begins for the services you choose!

Expert Travel Planning Services

People with busy schedules may become frustrated by all the options on the internet and in print for choices of activities in Italy. Some people enjoy designing their own travels but oftentimes do not actually achieve what they had hoped to experience. That is where Expert Travel Planning Services can simplify your choices and gear them to what you really enjoy doing.

After our conversation, we will select a one-week period to converse via email—one I dedicate to you as my main client. If your vacation is longer than 10 days, I will dedicate two weeks for your purpose. Upon completion of our discussions I will provide:

  • An itinerary with the simplest travel direction for the locales you plan to visit, including how many nights in each place. 
  • Private day tours and experiences in and outside of those towns with suggestions you can choose.
  • Several hotel or apartment options available for you to select in each location.
  • Select Restaurant and Bar selections for your meals, plus locations for grocery shopping if you are in an apartment.
  • Train, bus and airline options for traveling across Italy.
  • Reputable car rental services and drivers for hire.
  • Ferry transportation information if you choose to travel by sea. 
  • Specific choices for children and teens to enjoy if traveling with children.
  • Information for services for those who have disabilities, as needed.

Once you have made your final decisions on side trips, hotels, train services, etc., I will update your Itinerary with more detail.

Cost for services above: For a group of 4 or less people, up to a 10-day vacation, $450 US.

Extra time beyond 10 days or for a larger group, will be determined after our conversation.

NOTE: For most of these selections, you will book directly with the supplier or my travel planning partners, using your credit card. I can assist you with some items but will need payment in advance for such services over and above normal costs for the Expert Travel Planning Services.

Short Term Travel Planning Services

Over the years, I have assisted intrepid travelers with 1-4 days of special adventures. Many have done their own research and booking but want something special that they could not find.

Others have chosen a Tour Group or a Mediterranean Cruise but want to select differing land adventures or travel before or afterward on their own.

After our initial discussion, we will further define your desires for these days. 

This includes:

  • Several hotel or apartment options available for you to select in each location. 
  • Private day tours and experiences in and outside of those towns with suggestions you can choose.
  • Train, bus and airline options for traveling across Italy.
  • Other transportation as needed.
  • Specific adventures for children, as needed.
  • Information for services for those who have disabilities, as needed.

Once you have made your final decisions on side trips, hotels, train services, etc., I will create your Itinerary with your details.

Cost for services above: For a group of 4 or less people, the charge is $100 US per day of travel.

NOTE: For most of these selections, you will book directly with the supplier or my travel planning partners, using your credit card. I can assist you with some items but will need payment in advance for such services over and above normal costs for the Expert Travel Planning Services.

Andiamo! Let’s go!

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Expert Travel Planning Services

People with busy schedules may become frustrated by all the options on the internet and in print for choices of activities in Italy. Some people enjoy designing their own travels but oftentimes do not actually achieve what they had hoped to experience. That is where Expert Travel Planning Services, for a nominal fee, can simplify your choices and gear them to what you really enjoy doing.

After our conversation and payment, we will select a one-week period to converse via email—one I dedicate to you as my main client. If your vacation is longer than 10 days, I will dedicate two weeks for your purpose. Upon completion of our discussions I will provide:

  • An itinerary with the simplest travel direction for the locales you plan to visit, including how many nights in each place. 
  • private day tours and experiences in and outside of those towns with suggestions you can choose.
  • Several hotel or apartment suggestions available for you to select in each location.
  • Select Restaurant and Bar selections for your meals, plus locations for grocery shopping if you are in an apartment.
  • Possible train, bus and airline options for traveling across Italy.
  • Reputable car rental services and drivers for hire if that is something you would like.
  • Ferry transportation information if you choose to travel by sea. 
  • Specific choices for children and teens to enjoy if traveling with children.
  • Information for services for those who have disabilities, as needed.
  • Once you have made your final decisions on side trips, hotels, train services, etc., I will update your Itinerary with more detail.

NOTE: For most of these selections, you will book directly with the supplier or my travel planning partners, using your credit card. I can assist you with some items but will need payment in advance for such services over and above normal costs for the Expert Travel Planning Services.

Cost for services above: For a group of 4 or less people, up to a 10-day vacation, $450 US.

Extra time beyond 10 days or for a larger group, will be determined after our conversation.


Short Term Travel Planning Services

Over the years, I have assisted intrepid travelers with a one day to four days of special adventures. Many have done their own research and booking but want something special that they could not find.

Others have chosen a Tour Group or a Mediterranean Cruise but want to select differing land adventures or travel before or afterward on their own.

After our telephone discussion and payment (see below), we will communicate through email to further define your desires for these days. 

I will provide the following:

  • Several hotel or apartment suggestions available for you to select in each location. 
  • Private day tours and experiences in and outside of those towns with suggestions you can choose.
  • Possible train, bus and airline options for traveling across Italy.
  • Other transportation as needed.
  • Specific adventures for children, if needed.
  • Information for services for those who have disabilities, as needed.
  • Once you have made your final decisions on side trips, hotels, train services, etc., I will create your Itinerary with your details.

NOTE: For most of these selections, you will book directly with the supplier or my travel planning partners, using your credit card. I can assist you with some items but will need payment in advance for such services over and above normal costs for the Short Term Travel Planning Services.

Cost for services above: For a group of 4 or less people, the charge is $100 US per day of travel.


Andiamo! Let’s go!