Readers’ Choice 2021: Travel Agent

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Sandra Lipkowitz
We Make Travel Easy

(415) 931-1945  •

Revisiting the travel agent category of J. Readers’ Choice is repeat winner Sandy Lipkowitz, founder and owner of San Francisco’s We Make Travel Easy. As Sandy puts it, she and her team, “work with busy individuals who want fabulous vacations and don’t want to [sort through] mountains of information.” She also provides travel planning for businesses and social networks, and has escorted trips to Cuba, India and Israel.  By forging relationships will all types of travel talent around the world, they are able to provide outstanding service to you for the trip of a lifetime.

Ladera Travel

(650) 854-3222 •

Ladera Travel, formerly located in Menlo Park, was started in 1990 by husband-and-wife team Les and Nancy Burger, along with manager Liz Dale. Ladera is another perennial J. winner, serving leisure and business travelers, creating customized itineraries to meet clients’ specifications, considering “travel style, personal preferences and best values.”

Andrea De Graff

(650) 465-9806  •

J. readers love San Francisco born Andrea De Graff’s version of travel planning and have voted her into Readers’ Choice for 2021.  It’s no surprise—she combines her love of history (she used to teach it) and her love of travel to make for unforgettable trips for her clients.  Andrea has personally traveled to over 100 countries, and has extensive experience in booking tours, cruises and independent travel — tailor-made for just the right experience. For the last 15 years she has escorted dozens of senior groups — couples and singles — to Morocco, Turkey, Argentina, Peru, China, and Sicily.

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