OUR PROCESS

HOW WE DO IT

Travel is exciting–even life-changing–but it is also deeply personal.  That is why every custom Mediterranean vacation experience designed by Bella Vita Travels starts with you.

Whether you usually plan your own trips or normally work with a destination expert, planning the flawless trip to the Mediterranean can be overwhelming, time consuming and stressful. Backed by our in-depth knowledge of our destinations and our deep industry network that provides access to exclusive Mediterranean experiences, we make the planning virtually effortless for you. We want you to be able focus on everything a vacation should be about: having fun, experiencing, relaxing and making unforgettable memories.

OUR TRIP PLANNING PROCESS

  • We start the planning with an initial consultation, usually by phone or skype, to get an in-depth understanding of your travel interests, preferences, travel style and budget, and then provide our local expertise and suggestions to design the perfect itinerary for you.

  • If you decide to work with us, you will complete a booking form and pay an itinerary planning fee (please see our terms for complete details). You will then be matched with your personal travel specialist who will design your custom Mediterranean experience.

  • About a week later (sometimes a bit longer in the high season!), you will receive a proposed itinerary that includes: accommodations, tours, activities, transportation arrangements, and a total cost for your tailor-made trip.

  • Upon your approval of the itinerary, the deposit is due and you will receive our helpful country kit(s) to help prepare for your trip.

  • You will have unlimited availability to speak with your travel specialist throughout the trip planning process and during your travels.

  • The balance of the trip cost is due 90 days prior to your arrival date.

  • You will receive destination kits which provide you with our restaurant recommendations as well as "on your own" excursions such as walking tours, outdoor markets, etc.

  • Your personal travel specialist will contact you before your departure to discuss any last-minute questions.

  • Enjoy a vacation of a lifetime!

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