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Book Virtuoso Hotels Online

We hear from clients that there are times they want to book a Virtuoso hotel on the weekend or at night when we are not available.  Other clients have said they don't want to "bother me" with a quick hotel booking.  While I am never "bothered" by a client's request for a Virtuoso hotel booking, I do agree that sometimes you just want to quickly make that booking on your phone or computer.  In order to receive the exclusive Virtuoso amenities, however, you have to make that booking through us. 

We have responded to the needs of our clients and have recently introduced the option of booking your Virtuoso hotels on your phone or computer while still ensuring your VIP treatment by the hotel staff and access to the exclusive amenities you can only get by booking through us. 

It is really easy to make your hotel booking and still receive our personal service. 

1.  Click on this link:https://www.virtuoso.com/advisor/juliejones

2.  On the home page, click on "Hotels" in the menu bar:

3.  If you know the specific destination or hotel, type the name and your travel dates in the boxes.  You will be shown a list of the Virtuoso hotels in that destination or the specific hotel you requested:

4.  If you want a more advanced search showing different destinations or simply all the Virtuoso properties, scroll to the bottom of the "Hotels" page and click on "View all Hotels".  From there, you can check the boxes on the left side of the screen to narrow your options.

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5.  Click on the name of the hotel you want to book:

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6.  Enter your dates and click "Book" for the preferred accommodations.  Don't forget to click on "View More rooms" at the bottom to see all the room categories:

7.  After clicking "Book", you will be asked to create an account:

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8.  Click "Continue Booking" to complete the Payment Information page.  You will see the total cost for the room and a list of the Virtuoso amenities you will receive as a Virtuoso guest of the hotel:

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9.  We will then receive an email with your booking information.  We will contact the hotel on your behalf to confirm your Virtuoso amenities and to request an upgraded room.  

It's the best of both worlds!!  You can make that convenient online booking when you know exactly what you need while still receiving Virtuoso amenities and our assistance as needed.

Try it out next time you have a quick hotel or resort booking.  Let me know if you have any questions about this new service at 314-780-8845 or email me.

WHAT IS VIRTUOSO® AND WHAT DO YOU GAIN BY USING A VIRTUOSO® TRAVEL ADVISOR FOR ALL YOUR LUXURY TRAVELS?

Virtuoso is an exclusive network of luxury travel specialists, including luxury hotels, cruise lines, tour operators and luxury travel agencies.  Less than 1% of all travel agencies in America are admitted for membership in Virtuoso.  This network is able to leverage its combined annual sales of more than $3 Billion Dollars to negotiate special upgrades, amenities, values and truly rare travel experiences exclusively for the clients of its member agencies.

For my clients, this translates into complimentary room upgrades, airport transfers, special dining experiences, exclusive shore excursions and custom itineraries, offered by the Word’s best suppliers of upscale travel.  You are recognized as one of the most prestigious guests in the World with all the privileged access, exclusive amenities, rare experiences and service that implies.

As a Virtuoso travel advisor and an expert in luxury travel, I provide you with:

Knowledge: Virtuoso travel advisors receive added training and communications with a wide variety of suppliers and destinations and have a greater depth of knowledge about every available trip;

Value: Inside scoop on impossible to get tickets and the best bang for your Dollar at the finest hotels and resorts in the World;

Distinction: The most exquisite opportunities are only offered to Virtuoso clients; such offers are not advertised to the public and can only be accessed through your Virtuoso travel advisor;

Peace of Mind: Know that the person who has arranged your hotel, cruise, tour or adventure has real experience with the complexities of the destination.  You can just relax and enjoy yourself; and

Destination Expertise: We are not experts in every country; instead, we are experts in a specific style of travel-luxury.  However, through our global Virtuoso relationship, we work side-by-side with local partners who are experts in their home countries.  These affiliates are able to make your travel authentic and personalized - no bus full of tourists dropping you off at The Hard Rock Cafe in Rome, I promise!

Additional advantages to being a Virtuoso client include:

 Cruises: You receive many complimentary benefits when you travel with Virtuoso, including pre and post cruise trips, shore excursions, land packages and special social events on more than 450 departures per year with luxury cruise lines.

Air: When you travel internationally, you benefit from our insider access to special fares not found on the internet.  These special fares are negotiated by the Virtuoso network with the airlines.

For Country and Experience Collectors: We maintain relationships with the World’s leading travel and adventure companies, so that you receive product, lifestyle and destination expertise every step of the way on your travels around the World; and

For the Independent Traveler:  We are experts at making independent arranges.  Your custom vacation options are endless.  

My job is to connect our clients with these Virtuoso offerings and upgrades.  Oftentimes, for the same exact room and rate, our clients enjoy tremendous extra value.  This is the unparalleled benefit of working with Virtuoso through TopFlight Travels.