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Jesse Baxter | Elance
 
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Jesse Baxter

Travel Planning and Research Expert
   United States
  |   Queens, NY
  |  6:36 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $29

I specialize in helping travelers plan meaningful experiences to off the beaten path destinations.

I work with each group of travelers to discover what a 'perfect' trip would entail for them and then tailor a once-in-a-lifetime experience to best meet that criteria within their budget and time constraints. The attention to the needs of each individual traveler and the thoughtfully considered details throughout their journey is what elevates my services well above and beyond those of a website or typical travel agent

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Service Description

There are many ways that I can help you prepare for your travels, however for most people this is what I suggest:

1. HAVE A CONVERSATION
To get started, we will arrange a skype meeting and I will ask you to provide a few details on the trip you’d like support planning. Then I will follow-up with email to confirm I understand your travel style, purpose/vision, budget, time constraints, and any other requirements.

>>MILESTONE 1: Confirmation Email

2. APPROVE ITINERARY
I will thoroughly research possible destinations and activities and then prepare a first draft itinerary based on our initial conversation and my findings. After reviewing the details with you and discussing a few alternate options, I will refine the itinerary. Then I will send a second draft itinerary to you for approval.

>>MILESTONE 2: First Draft Itinerary
>>MILESTONE 3: Second Draft Itinerary

3. BOOK YOUR TICKETS
Upon approval of the itinerary, I will work with you to book your tickets, lodging, activities, etc.. (This may change your itinerary slightly if rooms are not available, etc..)

>>MILESTONE 4: Trip Booked

4. BON VOYAGE!
Before your journey you will be emailed a final itinerary with the most current information included and beefed up with tips, suggestions, maps and more.

>>PROJECT COMPLETE: Final Itinerary Received


YOUR FINAL ITINERARY WILL INCLUDE:
• Choosen locations
• Booked hotels
• Reserved activities
• Daily schedules and, or options
• Researched tips (such as...

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Employment

Dramatic Adventure Theatre
Artistic Director, Graphic/ Web Designer
2006 - 2013
• Guide artistic direction and vision • Create all marketing materials (logo, business cards, brochures, posters, website, etc.) • Hire, manage, train, counsel and inspire staff artists

Education

Messiah College
Bachelor of Arts, Theatre
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Keywords

travel planner
travel advisor
travel consultant
travel agent
travel research
group travel
tourism
ecotourism
holiday planning
vacation planning
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