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Thank you for visiting Travel By Laura! I'm excited to help you plan your next spectacular vacation!


Domestic and international destinations that I have visited personally​:

  • All the beautiful islands of Hawaii

  • Scenic Alaska cruising, including land and rail

  • Niagara Falls; the sheer power of nature!

  • Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Key West, plus cruising the Caribbean

  • Stunning, north island New Zealand, home to the filming of the Lord of the Rings

  • The Mexican Coast via ship, and land excursions in Ixtapa, Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Puerto Vallarta, and Guanajuato

  • Fall Color Cruising with a stay in the Poconos (Spectacular in the fall!)

  • London! Changing of the Guards (I know the BEST way to see it!), the palaces, the museums, the rail system, oh my!

  • Lovely, quaint, historic Bath

  • Fascinating Scandinavia and St. Petersburg via a 14-day Celebrity cruise

  • Captivating China via Viking Cruises. The Great Wall, Terra Cotta Soldiers, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and Pandas!

  • Exciting city destinations: Las Vegas (so much more than casinos!), New Orleans (so much more than Mardi Gras!), Los Angeles (so much more than traffic!), Sedona (art, hiking, red-rock sunsets!), Boston (the Freedom Trail!), Seattle (the Space Needle and Pike's Place Fish Market!), Victoria (Butchart Gardens and Vancouver Island - lovely city with so much to see and do!)

Certified Specialist: Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun; all the Hawaiian islands;  Australia, Great Britain, Iguazu, South America; Key West, Florida; Riu Hotels and Resorts and Palace Resorts. Apple Vacations Certification: Southwest Vacations, United Vacations, FunJet Vacations, and Blue Sky Tours. Disney College of Knowledge Graduate: Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disney Ocean Cruises and Disney European Cruises, Aulani Resort and Spa, Oahu.


Not only do you get my friendly, personal service and expertise in the destinations I am familiar with, but I am affiliated with Travel Concepts, Inc., with over 30 years experience in worldwide travel. If I don’t know the answer or haven’t personally been to the destination, I have amazing, trusted resources that I can access at a moment’s notice to ensure the information I provide you is current and accurate.

Click on the boxes below to read my personal Travel Blogs, become intrigued by exciting destinations or check-out last minute deals to exotic locations!  I'd love to help you plan your next vacation. Please reach out to me with any questions you might have!

It's a big world. Let's get traveling!

May 11, 2020

Wonderful Places You Can Visit Right Now Without Having to Leave Your Couch

Like so many of you, our March - June travel plans required some 'rearranging', to say the least. Our first trip, to Washington D.C., included tours of the White House, Library of Congress, the State Capitol and decent seats for the annual Cherry Blossom Parade. Since I won't be able to give you a full report until (hopefully) later this year,...

May 10, 2020

Helen Keller's quote,"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all," has taken on a whole new meaning.

The best experts agree we can only theorize the effects of this Pandemic on future travel, but just like after 9/11, new regulations and safety enforcements will become commonplace and we will come to trust and expect them over the inconvenience. What won't change at all is our desire to travel and see th...

January 22, 2020

Do you REALLY need Travel Insurance?

Last September, I was visiting southern California when fires started breaking out all over the state. I went to bed on a Wednesday night, and on Thursday morning awoke to hear that the 405 was closed in both directions due to the Getty Fire. And I started thinking. What if one of my clients was flying that morning out of LAX to the Greek Isles? They'd awakened at the appropriate t...

January 22, 2020

I can take you there! Contact me for a no-pressure quote to Puerto Vallarta today!

Note: Click on the pictures to enlarge!

Buenos días!  We've just returned from our 4th trip to Puerto Vallarta, where we experienced some new off-the-beaten-track tours as well as some well-known favorites.

Puerto Vallarta is beautiful this time of year. Our first week was rainy and the humidity was high as expected in September, but the...

June 7, 2019

Cabo? Puerto Vallarta? Cabo? Puerto Vallarta? I know, I know which to choose??  I have a tour operator that has AMAZING deals right now for October and November, 2019!   Email me here for more information!

The beautiful, ocean front, Hotel Garza Blanca and nearby Mismaloya beach where you can sip Margaritas and Cervezas with your feet in the sand!

Check out this amazing deal in Puerto Vallarta!

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    Laura Segura spent the last 23 years as Founder and Executive Director for the National Teen Leadership Program, which provides leadership training and motivation through summer and after-school programs to 8th – 12th graders.


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