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"Craft designed a wonderful itinerary for me"

Julia and Holli at Craft designed a wonderful itinerary for me for a 3-day trip to Santiago de Chile and arranged a transfer to Atacama. The driver/guide, Ruben (who was terrific), was waiting for me at the airport upon arrival. In those 3 days, I visited wine country (which included a lovely lunch and tour at Matetic); toured Valparaiso and visited several neighborhoods and historical sites in Santiago. Everything was arranged by Craft (w/“on the ground” suggestions from Ruben). I never felt “rushed” or had an overpacked schedule. They also arranged my flights through LATAM that included a number of transfers to/from Calama. And w/a few days notice they put together another tour of Santiago for my friends. They are always available and even answered emails in “off” hours. I highly recommend Craft and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.
— Lori M., New York, November 2017

"Very impressed with the hotel and private guides that Craft travel set up for us"

Just arrived back from a 3 week trip to Chile, Argentina & Brazil, all coordinated and booked through Craft Travel (a/k//a Brazil Nuts) in Naples Florida. I spoke there Julia Carter, an expert in travel in these countries who arranged everything. I am a world traveler, been to all continents except Antarctica and i was very impressed with the hotel and private guides that Craft travel set up for us. I also recommend travel to my clients and I would have no hesitation to tell them about Craft Travel when traveling throughout South America. Ms. carter listened to my requests prior to the trip and was able to fulfill all my inquires , even to the exact times that i wanted tour guides to exact times of flying departures. I even had fought her on some of the Chilean vineyard destinations and she was so right to tell me to go there and enjoy myself. I found Craft travel at the NY Times travel show in NYC and live almost 1500 miles from Craft but that was no impediment to them planning a wonderful trip for me. I know I sound redundant but when a travel agency does a great job, i feel that i should let other travelers know. PS- I did make numerous recommendations on South American hotels and restaurants that i visited on the trip on Trip Advisor, if you want to check them out
— Gary E., New York, March 2017

"I was amazed how quickly Julia got to know us and what we wanted out of our holidays"

"I was amazed how quickly Julia got to know us and what we wanted out of our holidays"

The Craft team (Julia and Holli) have arranged 2 South American adventures for my wife and I over the past 2 years. Both trips have been unique with memories that will last a lifetime. I was given Julia’s name by a friend who’s trip she organized a few years ago. I was amazed after a few emails and a few phone calls, how quickly Julia got to know us and what we wanted out of our holidays. After a few modifications of the initial itinerary, we boarded the plane, not fully knowing what to expect. Every day was amazing - from mountain trekking to glaciers, city bike tours, train rides, deserts, ancient ruins, amazon jungle, birds galore, swimming with sea lions, and without a doubt, the best sunsets EVER. Luxurious hotels, spectacular haciendas, comfortable yurts, well organized transfers and of course great food and wine helped to top it all off
— Murray A., Toronto, February 2017

"Best family trip ever and your recommendations were totally on target"

Hi Julia, Happy New Year!!! Thank you for making our trip exceptional! It was truly a remarkable trip and Chile has now become one of our favorite places if not favorite! Amazing. The sheer variety of landscapes and the amazing generosity and kindness of the people is just unbeatable! And the fact that we were able to do a variety of activities from river floating to horseback riding, biking, trekking etc...that you “rightsized” for my son just made it the perfect trip. Best family trip ever! Thank you so much for that. And your recommendations were totally on target :)
— Anita P, California, January 2017

"Took a chance on using Craft Travel/Brazil Nuts and could not have been happier"

We took a chance on using Craft Travel/Brazil Nuts and could not have been happier. Prior to our trip they answered all of our questions promptly and really listened to what we wanted. Nothing was too much for them to arrange and we had a fabulous trip. Everything was well planned, customized to what we wanted to do and the guides were amazing. The hotels were memorable.
— Bert H, Maryland, October 2016

"We had a wonderful time during our vacation in Argentina and Chile"

Dear Julie and Holli, We wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time during our vacation in Argentina and Chile. The hotels and excursions you planned were terrific. We loved the guides too. Alicia in Buenos Aires, Martine who guided us in El Chalten and the staff at Patagonia Camp were exceptional. Your service was great!
— Sandi F, California, October 2016