(17 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Kelli Benitez

Livermore, CA

Multi Generational Family Travel Specialist

I am a travel advisor with a passion for helping families plan unforgettable vacations. I specialize in cruise groups and destination travel. I am an expert in Alaska, the Caribbean, Europe, and Hawaii.

My Travel Specialties

Embark on the Splendor of a European River Cruise

Close your eyes and let your imagination drift along the gentle currents of the Danube River, where ancient castles perch on hilltops and vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Or perhaps, envision the majestic Rhine River, where fairytale towns and breathtaking landscapes paint a picture of...
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Buda Castle along the Danube River

Multi Generational Family Vacation Specialist

After going on several cruises with my extended family, and I quickly realized that this was a fantastic way for multi-generational families to travel together. As a travel advisor, I specialize in cruises and destination travel for multi-generational families. I love working with clients interested...
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2022 Family Trip Aboard Oasis of the Seas

Groups Family Vacation & Cruise Specialist

Hi there, fellow explorers! My love for travel was kindled over 20 years ago during my first cruise, and I've been on a thrilling journey of discovery ever since. With my husband and family by my side, we've embraced tropical getaways and explored the beauty of America.

It was during the planning...
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Sunset in Cabo...

Customer Testimonials

Maui Family Vacation At Last!

Hi Kelli. I wanted to give you a big thank you for your work in arranging our trip to Maui. I got home Saturday night and was sad as was everyone, to leave Maui. We all had an absolutely wonderful trip. It was heart warming to see all members of my family with huge smiles during all the activity and finally relaxing. Honua Kai was great and we had a great ocean view. We all loved the Lanai and the large size allowed all eight of us to be out and comfortable together. Thank you for all of your recommendations, working with our crazy schedules and requests! The welcome gift in our room was such a nice surprise and we enjoyed it all. We are all anxious to go back and will definitely contact you when we have definite dates. Thank you so much again.
ND, Livermore, CA

My Reviews

1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Cruising & Family Fun!
Kelli is so thoughtful in helping make each traveler's experience memorable and special. She truly puts so much care and effort into making sure that her clients have the best experience and shares all of the highlights of what the trip offers. She has a wealth of knowledge in her industry and I trust her advice and planning implicitly!
By  Anne  from  San Diego, CA
Traveled to  Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Kelli Benitez responded:
Thank you so much!! Planning this group cruise vacation was pure joy! I can't wait to start working on the next one.

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3 of 5 people found this review helpful
Much needed vacation
She was extremely responsive and patient with us. We appreciated her expertise!
By  Carpizo Family  from  Dublin, Ca
Traveled to  Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Kelli Benitez responded:
Thank you Carpizo family! You were a joy to work with!

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Our dream honeymoon!
Kelli was wonderful to work with! She made planning our honeymoon to the French Polynesia (Tahiti, Moorea & Bora Bora) so much easier. It felt comforting knowing we were in great hands! She is knowledgable, quick to respond and so helpful! Highly recommend working with her for any vacation.
By  Jaydee  from  San Diego
Traveled to  French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Kelli Benitez responded:
I had the best time helping to bring your dream honeymoon to life! Being able to build a moment to complete your wedding fairytale was such a gift. Thank you for letting me play a part in it!

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Everything we wanted, and so much more!
I knew we were in for a grand and unique experience by the first email we received from Kelli outlining our travel options. It was elegantly displayed, informative, and full of outstanding options that were exactly what we were looking for. Kelli pays attention! Her commitment to detail and customer service is unparalleled, and so refreshing. Our experience mattered to her at every level. She found the perfect condo in the exact location we were looking for, negotiated a good rate and looked out for us for the duration of our stay. We even received a lovely, welcome gift! She provided us with restaurant recommendations , excursion ideas, beaches to see and tips that made our 10 days on the beautiful island of Maui unforgettable. We are so grateful!
By  Melissa   from  Pleasanton, California
Traveled to  Maui Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Kelli Benitez responded:
Melissa, the pleasure was all mine! I am so happy that you enjoyed your Maui vacation. I know that Maui was thrilled to welcome you back as well! I look forward to helping you in the future. Until then...Mahalo!

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My Mom's Bucketlist Trip
Kelli is a gift that keeps on giving (literally). She was tasked with coordinating a trip for 3 families, 5 countries, for 22 days. As you can imagine there were a lot of moving parts to plan. She thought of everything from the transportation (arranging private transfers, trains, planes, & water taxi) while being thoughtful about how to best use our time (train vs. plane) & keeping budget in mind. Our entire trip was loaded into a beautiful user-friendly app that also held all our documents & tickets. Kelli is very organized, dependable, a joy to work with, and puts her heart into making sure the trip is special. Her level of caring felt as if she were planning it for her own family. To top of an amazing experience, we were greeted with a welcome gift in our room to start the trip and a welcome home gift to end the trip. Thank you, Kelli, for making this trip so special and memorable!
By  C. Witherspoon  from  Livermore, CA
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Kelli Benitez responded:
Thank YOU for the opportunity! This was indeed a very special trip and I felt like part of the family as we collaborated. You are all such wonderful, authentic people. The pleasure of planning was all mine. Until the next trip..."Toodles!"

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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • Europe
  • France
  • Hawaii
  • Caribbean
  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Bora Bora

Travel Specialist:

  • Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • River Cruises
  • Beach Vacations
  • Groups
  • Wine Country Vacations
  • Family Vacations
  • Villas
  • Celebration Travel

Top Travel Partners:

  • AmaWaterways
  • Classic Vacations
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Avanti Destinations
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Europe Express
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Globus
  • Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations
  • Project Expedition


  • Master of Adventure Royal Caribbean University
  • Universal Orlando Training Program
  • College of Disney Knowledge 2021
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Bachelor's Degree
  • AmaWaterways Certified Advisor

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