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Amazing Travel Experiences!

the travel mechanic, experienced travel agents.My daughter and I had a fabulous time in NYC and on our cruise to Bermuda. Everything went perfectly and I wanted to thank you for helping us. The seats at the Broadway show were awesome and I even was thrown one of the roses to me at the end of the show. We got on the Today Show also which was fun! Bermuda was gorgeous and I got to do jet-skiing (another item on my bucket list). The tour guide was enjoyable and humorous. My daughter and I even found a beach where no one was and enjoyed it to ourselves as well as enjoying a lovely lunch overlooking the water above this beach. We loved sailing on Norwegian! It was so much fun and I can’t thank you enough, Lauren!!
~Susan and Sally Thorton

the travel mechanic experienced travel agents“It was such a pleasure to work with The Travel Mechanic professionals. We wish to send you a sincere “thank you” for all of your assistance during our recent group trip to New York. Your insights were invaluable to us and your attention to detail helped to make everything run smoothly. Your professionalism, efficiency and availability while the group was traveling gave me great reassurance.”
~Sincerely, Dr. Sandra Jordan – USC Aiken Chancellor

Hummingbird Costa Rica“My family and I are still feeling “magical” after our family Disney World trip. From beginning to end, Lauren was able to attend to our every request and planned a fun-filled vacation to the happiest place on Earth! Lauren was extremely attentive and booked events for us that made the trip fantastic. From researching special events to finding us the best accommodations, Lauren and her team allowed us enjoy every minute of our trip. We can’t wait to go back!”
~The Simicich & Baribault Family

Hummingbird Costa Rica“Max Vindas is a superb, professional birding guide who made each day’s outing exhilarating, entertaining and educational. “Costa Rica is a bird photographers dream come true. I managed to get decent photos of 200 of the 295 different species we observed during the week. We had quite the assortment of amenities from a four star hotel in the city to a research outpost deep in the jungle. We were well led, well cared for and well educated. We observed by birds by van, elevated tram, river boat and on foot through the jungles, above the canopy, along the coast, up a river and on a mountain top.”
“The week in Costa Rica was spectacular. Truly worthy of the bucket list.”
~Herb Fechter

Costa Rica Group TripAn awesome and muddy ride through the palm oil “farm” then a beautiful hike through the forest to an amazing waterfall! The trip was really amazing and I can’t wait to go back. Robbie took the time to understand what I wanted in a vacation and helped me plan and book an absolutely amazing trip with my friends. The trip exceeded our expectations. Robbie and Jennie made sure that all our needs were met to make a perfect trip.

~Darcey Armstrong

Brocker FamilyA trip with 12 people, ages 8-70 and five of them children can be daunting. “The Travel Mechanic” was enthusiastic to make it an enjoyable experience for all. The decision for a cruise ship was great as there was so much going on, no matter your interests and no packing and unpacking. Jennie was also able to get personal guides and transportation at the different ports. The guide in Rome took us to her favorite restaurant off the beaten path – no tourists and the guide in Venice took us through neighborhoods and showed us her home on the canal. We were able to see the famous tourist spots, but also the local culture – the best of both worlds. Everything was well organized – a great three generation trip thanks to The Travel Mechanic.

~Elaine and Charles Buroker

t3“As a busy working mom, I never had time to find the “perfect family vacation”! I just didn’t have the time, energy or inclination to surf the Internet, read the travel books or thumb thru the magazines. There had to be a better way! I sought guidance from friends and one name came repeatedly: Jennie Mechanic. She carefully listened to what I was looking for and made my wishes come true! She found us the best vacation spot!
That was over 10 years ago and we’ve used her for every family trip since then! She knows the best properties in the most beautiful spots, finds us the best and cheapest air routes and even got us a fantastic upgrade one year! For FREE! I can’t imagine why anyone would..or could…do what Jennie does for me and my family! Using a professional travel agent like Jennie makes everything easier and assures me that we will all have a great trip. The only problem that I encounter each year is selecting just one of her fabulous itineraries! So many fantastic places-so little time!

~Chris & Family, New York

Real Honeymoons from Brides & Grooms!

Eco-Active Honeymoon!

If you want to be active while minimizing your carbon footprint—going green can still be posh!

testimonial-gabriella-clayton“Everything went amazing. The honeymoon was awesome. The resort is fabulous and we will definitely go back. You are amazing and we can’t thank you enough for all your hard work. I hope all is well and look forward to working with you more in the future!”

~Gabriella, Clayton, NC

Eco-Active Honeymoon!

If you want to be active while minimizing your carbon footprint—going green can still be posh!

Jesse and Linds“The Travel Mechanics planned our perfect honeymoon!  They listened to everything on our wish list and made it possible for us to have an adventurous, relaxing and stress free trip to Costa Rica!”

~Jesse and Lindsay, Long Island, NY

Island Hopping Honeymoon!

You want to explore more than one island – try Hawaii, Tahiti or cruising the Caribbean.

Honeymoon “We were very indecisive on where to go, but with the help of  The Travel Mechanic, we decided to pull out all the stops for our dream honeymoon in Bora Bora and it was worth it!

~Jackie and Kevin, Durham, NC

HoneymoonOur honeymoon to St. Lucia was amazing! We wanted a lot of fun in the sun with some adventure added in to the mix and The Travel Mechanic went above and beyond to make our dream honeymoon come true.
~Carrie and Ryan Strohl, Raleigh, NC

Destination WeddingThank you for all of your help with our destination wedding- It was truly a dream wedding, perfect down to the last detail. We enjoyed it so much and the memories will last forever. Thanks again Lauren!
~Ashley and David, Aiken, SC

Fairytale Honeymoon!

You want that European old world charm… think France, Italy, and Greece!

“We had the best honeymoon in Greece and couldn’t have planned it better than The Travel Mechanics!”

~Anne and Wes,  Arlington, VA

“Kevin and I just returned from our honeymoon – we had an amazing time! Everything from the flights to transportation to the activities went so smoothly; we had no issues! The resort was absolutely beautiful and so wonderful! We could not have asked for more! Thank you Lauren so much for arranging everything! We will be sure to contact you for our next big trip!
~Jenn and Kevin, Maryland

“Lauren from the Travel Mechanic helped my husband and I plan our dream honeymoon to Tahiti. She was extremely helpful and friendly and we are planning to refer her to all of our friends! Thank you, Lauren!”
~Russel and Susan Macahilig, Los Angeles, CA

TTM-britt-testimonial“Our trip was amazing! We absolutely loved it and all of the vouchers and hotels went seamlessly. We didn’t really have a bad experience anywhere so it is really hard to pick a favorite place. We loved the Nags Head and O’Callahans. All the hotels were good and in good locations. The Lancaster Gate didn’t have very good food, not terrible, but all the other places had far better. We saw so many things and has such a good time. We cannot wait to go back and we can’t thank you enough for planning it for us. You did a fantastic job”!
~Autumn and Jeremiah Britt, Maryland