“Where do I begin?? I always thought that a travel concierge wasn’t for me. I like daydreaming about trips and I’m an event planner, so I’m organized enough to make it happen. Then I had a baby. My husband and I were looking for a weekend getaway and I simply didn’t have the time to plan it myself. I reached out to Stephanie for help and within 48 hours we had a full weekend planned, complete with massages and dinner reservations. The hotel met all of our specifications and Stephanie reconfirmed everything for us the day before. She even made sure we had pool reservations (per covid regulations). Honestly, I don’t know if I’ll ever make travel plans on my own again. We got to do just the FUN part of travel without any of the stress and it was SO easy. Stephanie is a travel guru. If she can plan a magical weekend getaway during a worldwide pandemic, I’m confident there isn’t any vacation she can’t handle!”

“Stephanie whole-heartedly loves travel. She has a natural ability and a true talent for planning travel experiences. Be it a local day trip or a wide-ranging vacation in Europe, she can be relied upon to do extensive research to find interesting attractions and great accommodations. As an inexperienced traveler myself, I feel very reassured and comfortable just knowing that she is involved in the planning & coordinating of my trip. When we are ready for our next vacation, we are absolutely certain that Stephanie will be our first and ONLY choice to plan and book our trip. She is truly exceptional.”

“My experience working with Stephanie Williamson has been extremely positive. Stephanie helps me with my employer’s corporate travel and her attention to detail has saved the day multiple times! Her follow-up and follow-through have proven to be priceless. In addition to a great work ethic, her suggestions and knowledge for destinations and accommodations are amazing. I cannot wait for her to plan my next vacation.”

Ireland was an amazing experience all thanks to Stephanie! My husband and I were too busy with work and school to sit down and plan the trip for ourselves, but all I had to do was tell Stephanie what we generally wanted to do and she took it all from there. From the flights, to the car rental and the places we stayed, she had a whole itinerary made just for us. She gave an assortment of other activities we might enjoy and recommendations for things that couldn’t be missed being in Ireland. She was extremely flexible to accommodate our vision of an Ireland vacation! Thank you Steph for making it perfect!

Over the years, Stephanie has planned a variety of trips for me, and she has never disappointed. Whether I’ve given her guidelines to work within or let her handle everything but the destination and the date, she never fails to craft a unique, enjoyable, and memorable adventure.
The time it can take to put together a great trip often feels longer than the trip itself. With Stephanie, the process is seamless and runs like clockwork. From start to finish, everything is covered. Knowing I’m working with an experienced professional that I trust to be as organized and detail-oriented as I would be makes it a no-brainer: use raison d’être!

Stephanie of Raison d’Être Travel is absolutely amazing to work with if you are planning travel. We recently went on our honeymoon beginning in France to ski Chamonix, then traveling by train to St. Anton to continue our ski adventure and lastly onto experience the beautiful cities of Salzburg, Vienna and Prague. Stephanie helped us plan every detail from our travel, ski excursions, accommodations, dining experiences and amazing tours. Every detail was thoughtfully curated and allowed my husband and I to enjoy every last moment of our honeymoon. We look forward to working with Stephanie again in the future. We highly recommend Raison d’Être Travel.

Absolutely incredible! Stephanie is the first (and will be the only!) travel planner we have ever worked with, and we had a truly stellar experience from start to finish. From helping us choose which cities to include in our honeymoon trip, to finding our dream hotels, to planning the perfect itinerary and answering all of my random questions over email day and night, Stephanie was amazing.

When we fell ill with COVID after our wedding and weren’t able to take the trip we had planned, Stephanie leapt to our rescue (luckily, we had taken her wise advice and secured the comprehensive travel insurance she found for us) – she helped us to quickly file a claim to get our money back, started sending us various options for a mini moon at some amazing properties to raise our spirits, and the second we felt better she booked us a last minute stay at a truly perfect, restful resort. She saved our honeymoon from total disaster and we could not be more grateful! We can’t wait to rebook our original trip and more to come with her help.

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or planning a big trip for the first time, investing in raison d’être and Stephanie is 1000% worth it! Travel is the best thing in this life – work with Stephanie to truly make the most of your trip. You will not regret it.