At Elite Travel Journeys I work with busy moms who want to reconnect with their family and loved ones by removing the stress and overwhelm that planning a family getaway can create.
Allow me to help you push the pause button, step out of your crazy, busy life and take time to reconnect as a family. To find new interests, stories, and moments to share as you all move to a new phase of life. I understand just how fast kids grow up. It seems like one moment you are crying because they just won't sleep through the night, and in the next, they are applying for college.
My mission is to help families connect through adventure and one of a kind experiences around the world.
My personal journeys have taken me to more than 25 countries, many with my own children. Such destinations of a lifetime include Kenya where my children and I were lucky enough to see the Big 5 while on safari. After spending a few days on safari, we visited a school where we spent the day teaching the children about crayons, chalk and magic markers and all they can create with them. We also read books to the children before leaving them with the over 100 books we brought with us to help them build a library. The day ended with a game of soccer and a group photo that keeps the memories alive. Ireland and Switzerland were right up there too, but I would say after Kenya, my second favorite experiences came on a visit to Italy where we joined a local family at their farm for a Sunday homestyle dinner. We shared a meal, swapped stories and built memories to last. I'm never going to forget that trip.
Journeys that create opportunities to connect with people in their home country, so you can experience it an authentic and more meaningful way. And journeys that will take you far enough out of your comfort zone, to leave you with a new perspective on life, family and the world as a whole.
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"Finish Line BEST TRIP OF MY LIFE ! Let me just say that I tried local agents had no luck. Then did a google search for northeast Pa. for Travel Agents and about 50 people popped up. Tracy Schatz was the only one that had specializing in Bucket Lists. My son was running a marathon from Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal down to a village called Namche Bazaar in Nepal. I told her I want to be there when he crosses the finish line. I had no idea how to go about this trip , I have never been over seas before. Tracy took over and I thank God she did. She set the whole thing up for me from start to finish !!!!! When she tells you don't worry about anything she means it. I can't explain how smooth the trip went from the time I landed in Kathmandu in Nepal till the time I left. There was someone there to guide me through everything. My guide was great !!! She did a great job!!!"
"Responsive and Efficient!! AWESOME! Tracy immediately had a can-do attitude and started sending me information. I loved that we could text back and forth. She was an excellent communicator and I never wondered what was going on. She LISTENED to what I wanted and delivered!! Her advice for travel and tipping etc was indispensable. The resort she booked us at was amazing and we all had a phenomenal time!! Everything went exactly according to plan. I would use Tracy again in a heartbeat. Outstanding service!"
"Working with Tracy exceeded all of our expectations. She had answers to all of our questions, generated our trip options based upon the experience and atmosphere we wanted to have and was immediately responsive when any ripple in the plan occurred. Tracy is an exceptional agent and we will use her services again for trips in the future. When our flight was delayed, Tracy sent us turn by turn instructions for navigating through the airport to make our next flight in time. When my wife needed medical care, Tracy coordinated for nurses to meet us as we exited the shuttle from the airport to the resort. She went above and beyond in all regards."
"Tracy has planned multiple trips for us (our family & friends) and we have never been disappointed. She really listens to what her clients are looking for and gives a variety of options. We have been to California (San Francisco & Napa), Niagara Falls – Canada, The Fingers Lakes in New York and Belize, all of which she has planned. While in Belize we had a family emergency and she came through immediately to help with the changing of our travel plans."
"Mrs. Tracy you rock! Thank God for her. She made our trip less stressful, a much easier process. All you have to do is tell her your vision and destination and she will bring it to life. The day of your trip, all you have to do is get on your flight and just go. This was the second time I booked a trip through her and she hasn’t let me down NOT ONCE! Her customer service is beyond the roof! She makes sure that everything is perfect for you and your family upon arrival and departure. Mrs. Tracy get ready because there are more trips I would like to book! Thank you!"
"1st on the bucket list -Ireland- " it was awesome! Tracy was a hands-on agent from the first day we sat down together till the last day of the trip!! She is always only a call away. That was always comforting to know. We will be using Tracy for our next trip to Colorado. We highly recommend her for all your travel."