Allison Amini, VTA


Novel World Travel

Encinitas, CA

United States


"You only live once." Maybe that’s a cliché, but it rings true. There’s so much to explore in this novel world and so little time to do it. I’ve tried to live by this motto, traveling extensively and checking items off my bucket list – and I’d love to help you do the same. Your dreams are as unique as you are, and your travel bucket list won’t look the same as anyone else’s. Maybe you want to see Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower or experience the wonder of the Northern Lights. Maybe you want to take your whole family on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise. Maybe you simply want to bask in the sun on a secluded beach. With a trusted travel advisor on your team, you can make your dreams a reality. I’ll take the time to understand your needs, research destinations and experiences, craft a customized itinerary especially for you, and handle all the logistics of planning your trip. Together, we'll check those items off your bucket list and start making the most of your one wild and precious life.

Travel Specialization

Destination Specialization

Spoken Languages


Greater San Diego

reviews (2)

Reviewed on 2023-01-30T20:23:19.617

Ecuador Surf Trip

I reached out to Novel World Travel a few months ago to plan and book a surf trip for myself. Allison was attentive to my broad stroke requests regarding a hotel, flight, and surf schedule. She followed up regularly during the planning process and presented a full itinerary for a seven day surf trip to Ecuador. She personalized the service with a cell phone app, detailing the accommodations, scheduling, destination descriptions, local dining, organized several surf sessions with a dedicated local surf guide, and booked a cultural food tour in South Beach during my layover in Miami. Allison also kept in contact with me during the entire trip to ensure I was enjoying my time. Overall the Ecuador surf trip/experience far exceeded my expectations. I'll be using Novel World Travel for an upcoming family trip to Dublin this summer, and I have a hunch a 2024 surf trip via Allison's oversight is in my future. Thank you Novel World Travel!

on Jan 30, 2023
Reviewed on 2023-02-02T14:42:31.94

Resort converts!

We reached out to Allison at Novel World Travel to plan a winter getaway. We’ve always planned our own vacations but we were super busy and it felt overwhelming to find somewhere — especially for a short vacation. Allison listened carefully to our needs and proposed a few different options in our budget - from all inclusive resorts to hotels. It was great to have the world of options narrowed down to a few and not to have to rely on internet reviews to figure out what might work for us. At first, we were skeptical of the all inclusive resort but there was one that really matched what we were looking for (peace! quiet! beach time!). Allison was great about answering our questions and adjusting the options based on our feedback. Once we picked she took care of everything - reservations, flights, transport to / from the resort, travel insurance - and provided helpful information for our visit - entry / exit requirements, tipping, local transportation. The resort was just as described and we had a fantastic time. Allison was super responsive both before our trip and while we were away and even reminded us to book our return trip to the airport! We loved working with Allison and would definitely do so again!

on Feb 02, 2023





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