Alicia Saba | The Splendid Traveler

About Alicia Saba | The Splendid Traveler

The Splendid Traveler was created with the drive of adventure and inspiring others to see the world. I am passionate about creating unique, personalized travel experiences you wouldn’t have known were possible by booking on your own. I love helping clients embark on travels that enrich their lives.

When is the Best Time to Visit Australia?

By |2019-07-25T21:16:21+00:00July 24th, 2019|Australia|

Australia is an enormous country, spanning multiple climactic zones, meaning that the best time to visit Australia varies widely depending on where you want to go. Rainfall differs dramatically from the tropical north to the temperate south, while temperatures at one end of the country are often very different from the

The Value of Virtuoso Amenities

By |2019-07-25T21:33:52+00:00June 20th, 2019|Travel Tips|

As a Virtuoso agency, The Splendid Traveler is fortunate to have a world of resources at our fingertips. Through Virtuoso, we are able to offer our clients exclusive Virtuoso amenities at the majority of top hotels around the world. Benefits vary by property, but generally Virtuoso travelers receive upgrades upon arrival (if available at

When is the Best Time to Visit New Zealand?

By |2019-07-25T19:53:55+00:00February 26th, 2019|New Zealand|

New Zealand is a destination that is all about immersing yourself in the great outdoors and taking advantage of the spectacular landscapes the country has to offer, and with each of its distinct four seasons offering something special, there isn’t a bad time to visit. Whether you want warm, sunny beach days,

What is Virtuoso?

By |2018-10-17T16:52:54+00:00July 24th, 2018|Travel Tips|

The Splendid Traveler is fortunate to have a world of resources at our fingertips, thanks in large part to our partnership with Virtuoso, an organization of the top travel agencies, travel providers, and destinations worldwide. Through Virtuoso, we are able to offer our clients exclusive amenities, upgrades, access, and experiences. The depth

Choosing the Right Luggage for Your Next Trip

By |2019-07-25T22:29:38+00:00August 12th, 2017|Travel Tips|

Almost all travelers have a Nightmare Luggage story. You spent a lot of money on a fancy brand-name bag that broke on the first leg of the trip. Or you skimped on the spending and got exactly what you paid for. Or the bag that you thought would be comfortable and versatile turned out

Is Your Credit Card Protecting You?

By |2019-07-25T21:10:31+00:00June 19th, 2017|Travel Tips|

Every credit card company offers different benefits. However with a travel insurance plan, there is simplicity to what coverages are available. If you do not want a travel insurance plan because you think your credit card - or homeowners, auto, or health insurance - provides enough travel-related protection, it's wise for you to contact

Food & Wine Events in New Zealand

By |2019-07-25T21:06:05+00:00May 15th, 2017|New Zealand|

Kiwi's (New Zealanders) love their country and they love to party. They get to display that love with jubilant festivals held throughout the year to celebrate who they are and by sharing with you the wines and food, entertainment, games and gaiety that are uniquely Kiwi. Don't miss out on the excitement, spirit of

Yes, You Should Have Travel Insurance

By |2019-07-25T21:11:12+00:00May 8th, 2017|Travel Tips|

Travel insurance is so important, especially when traveling to far away destinations. Even the most seasoned travelers sometimes feel confused about travel insurance — what’s out there, what it covers, whether or not they need it. While coverage and policies vary from state to state, here are some basics of travel insurance information to get

Foods to Try While Traveling Australia

By |2019-07-25T19:17:03+00:00February 20th, 2017|Australia|

We all know “when in Rome do as the Romans do.” For us now, it's “When in Australia, eat as the Australians do.” Can you truly know a culture without learning about its food? I don't think so. To fully immerse yourself in the Aussie way of life (or because you are an epicure),