Julia Starling

Palm Coast, FL
My Love of All Things Travel

I have always dreamed of traveling to far away places, exploring new cultures and experiencing new things. At an early age I would sit in my grandfather's living room surrounded by National Geographic magazines, secretly planning all kinds of amaz...
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My Love of All Things Travel

Avalon Waterways River Cruise in France
Avalon Waterways River Cruise in France

I have always dreamed of traveling to far away places, exploring new cultures and experiencing new things. At an early age I would sit in my grandfather's living room surrounded by National Geographic magazines, secretly planning all kinds of amazing adventures. As a teen, I had subscriptions to Conde Nast Traveler and Travel magazine and would often ask my aunt, who was a travel agent, where she would send her clients and what experiences they had. When I got older, the desire to travel stayed with me so I started exploring the world myself with my travels taking me to Europe and Costa Rica. In 1994, I enrolled in a program for Travel and Tourism and while in the program I interned at AAA in Heathrow, FL. Once I graduated I joined an agency in Port Orange that specialized in group and senior travel, primarily cruises and motor coach tours. My experience has since grown to include travel to the Caribbean, Europe, Costa Rica, and North America. I specialize in river cruises, tours, cruises to the Caribbean, Alaska, Transatlantic, and Europe. I would love the opportunity to create your dream vacation with you!

River Cruising on the Seine in France

I recently had the privilege of going on an Avalon river cruise to Paris and the Normandy Beaches. I boarded the Tapestry II in Paris and was warmly welcomed by captain and crew. The ship was beautifully decorated and the public areas were comfortable and welcoming. The cabins were large and well appointed. The best feature was the panoramic floor to ceiling sliding windows that brought the lovely countryside right into your room. There are so many wonderful features to share: the dining is phenomenal with local flavors served each night, excursions with expert guides that provide details about the area and history, and did I mention the wonderful staff?? Please view my pictures as a picture speaks a thousand words.....

My Travel Albums

Biltmore Estates
Norwegian Escape
The Grotto, a relaxing oasis located in Spice H2O
Peru and Machu Picchu
Llama

My Travel Stories

Epic Adventure to Machu Picchu

The world is filled with many natural wonders and beautiful places.  Some encourage us to ponder life and creation, while others touch us both emotionally and spiritually. On my recent trip to Peru and Machu Picchu, both criteria were met and then some. Peru boasts 77 national parks and is a mecca...Read more.

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My Reviews

9 of 14 people found this review helpful
A success trip abroad.
Julia was quite pleasant to work with. This was my first trip out of the country and she helped me plan a trip to Italy. I asked A LOT of questions and went back and forth multiple times and Julia never appeared to be bothered, which greatly helped my anxiety level. The trip went off without a hitch and we all enjoyed ourselves immensely. THANK YOU Julia for your expertise. I will definitely recommend and will be back to plan our next adventure.
By  Trina F.  from  St. Augustine, FL
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Julia Starling responded:
Thank you so much for the feedback! I am thrilled you had such a memorable experience, you were a pleasure to work with. I look forward to planning future trips with you!

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14 of 27 people found this review helpful
ABSOLUTELY the BEST trip of my life !!!!!
Working with Julia was just amazing!!! Everything from the first day I called was just perfect. Excellent work! Julia is already planning my next trip!!! Thank you very much!!! Paul ( Jupiter, FL )
By  Paul  from  Punta Cana ( Breathless Resort)
Traveled to  Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 6 people found this review helpful
best trip was the vatican, rome,
she has helped with many cruises, her help with our viking cruise was excellent she made our trip very enjoyable
By  CAROL  from  Crystal River
Traveled to  Rome ~ Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 10 people found this review helpful
One of the best trips ever.
Very patient and thorough when working with her clients. She strives to make your experience in traveling pleasurable and effortless.
By  Loyd  from  BUNNELL, FL
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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15 of 32 people found this review helpful
Outstanding Cruise
Julia has booked several cruises for us. She's the best-that's why we keep coming back to her!
By  Frank  from  Gainesville, FL
Traveled to  Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Caribbean
  • Europe
  • USA
  • South America

Travel Specialist:

  • River Cruises
  • Cruises
  • Escorted Tours
  • Family Vacations
  • Groups

Top Travel Partners:

  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Globus
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Insight Vacations

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