Schedule of Services

We specialize in creating distinctive travel experiences for our clients that are designed around their interests and travel style.  As with most professional advisors, we have an upfront, non-refundable $350 minimum planning fee that covers the following:

  • A “Discover” call to learn about the type of trip you want us to create.  Every client is different and we want to know every detail of what will make this trip extraordinary for you!  

  • An initial proposal based on the “Discover” call and budget that we can discuss and refine.  

  • A final itinerary which includes recommendations for restaurants, attractions, special events and insight into a destination to enhance your trip.

  • Access to special partnerships with hotels through our Brownell and Virtuoso affiliations, including Four Seasons Preferred Partner Program, Ritz Carlton STARS Program and many other exclusive partnerships. These partnerships offer our you upgrades, in-room amenities and additional credits to use for spa and/or food and beverage depending on the property.

  • Access to preferred in-country partners who have long-standing relationships with Brownell. All of our in-country partners are vetted annually to be sure they are delivering on our extraordinary high standards.  

  • Individualized communication with all partners involved in your trip, including tour providers, hotels, etc. to provide the unique details of you and your expectations. You are instantly VIP’d with all partners closely monitoring your travels.  

  • Support and service prior to, during and after the completion of the trip.

  • One FedEx shipment of all final travel documents

  • Does not include booking of airline tickets (additional fees apply)

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International Ticketing:  

 

Trips longer than 12 days or multi-country itineraries.  

Once we explore the trip through the Discover Call we can propose a planning fee.  Trip planning is based on an hourly rate of $150 per hour.  

Group travel - more than 6 persons traveling 

If all of the participants will have the same itinerary and one point of contact, there is no additional charge.  If modifications will be made and coordination/trip planning will involve different people, we will provide an additional planning fee to cover the time needed. 

Changes once a final itinerary has been agreed to and confirmed.  

If changes need to be made once an itinerary is confirmed, we will charge $150 to make adjustments and reconfirm details.  

Booking within 30-days of departure 

$300 fee will be added in addition to the regular planning fee.  

Airfare (optional but recommended) 

Domestic Ticketing:  $50 per ticket (with a maximum of $200 per family traveling together)

International Ticketing:  $100 per ticket  

Virtuoso Hotel Bookings 

No Fee

 

If you have identified a specific hotel, we are happy to make a booking for you and extend our preferred partner amenities to you. These often include:

  • $100 credit 

  • Room upgrade (based on availability) sometimes available at time of booking.

  • Early check-in/late check-out

  • Custom VIP letter sent to the property on your behalf

Cruises

No Fee

 

If you already know the cruise line and destination.  We are often able to offer perks such as shipboard credit, free shore excursions, room upgrades, etc.  

 

If you need a recommendations on pre/post travel or require other support (flights, activities, transfers)  - $300*

Once we explore the trip through the Discover Call we can discuss an appropriate planning fee.  Trip planning is based on an hourly rate of $150 per hour.

If all of the participants will have the same itinerary and one point of contact, there is no additional charge.  If modifications will be made and coordination/trip planning will involve different people, we will quote the additional planning fee to cover the additional time needed.

If you are looking for assistance with a trip less than 30-days prior to departure, a $350 fee will be added in addition to the standard planning fee.  

Trips longer than 12 days or multi-country itineraries:

If more than 6 persons are traveling:

Late Booking Fee

Brownell has a dedicated air desk with air specialists who can research and ticket air for your trip.  This is entirely optional if you would prefer to book your own air, no fees will be assessed.  

Airfare

Domestic Ticketing  (Includes Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean):

$100 per ticket (with a maximum of $400 per family traveling together)  

$50 per ticket (with a maximum of $200 per family traveling together)

Domestic Ticketing  (Includes Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean):

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email: info@thecuratour.com | office: 678.235.8150

The Curatour is an independent affiliate of Brownell, a Virtuoso Member agency