Start Designing Your Effortless Escape


Welcome to a vacation
that’s all smiles, no stress, &


Simply Extraordinary

Imagine: the hardest vacation decision you have to make is which pair of sandals to slip into your suitcase. Welcome to Destined to Travel, your partner for an exceptional travel journey that’s oh-so easy.

Our experienced vacation experts take all the planning headaches off your hands, so all you're left with is an ahhhhh-inspiring escape. From romantic river cruises that roll through castle-studded countryside, to a whirlwind culinary tour of a sun-drenched isle’s best street eats, we have the expertise + connections to craft an elevated, immersive adventure for you.

Just pack and go

Your Full-Service Luxury Travel Concierge

Pack your curiosity

And leave all your stress back home


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Start designing your Effortless Escape 

Ready to just pack and go?

I founded Destined to Travel to help my clients just pack and go. I know how deeply so many would-be travelers want to discover the world, but the logistics—and the time it takes to plan it all—get in the way.

As your personal travel advisor, I make all the planning “headaches” disappear—so all you have to do is pack! And after more than two decades in the travel industry, I know all the “insider” tips and tricks to make your vacation an extra special one.

Meet Your Advisor, Darlene Rivera

Let’s make it easy—and exceptional


Kind Words from Clients

“Darlene planned a trip to Maui for our parent's 50th anniversary. She took the time to listen and understand our needs as a larger party with different needs and abilities. Darlene's attention to detail made everything run super smoothly--it was reassuring to know that everything was taken care of ahead of time. She is so knowledgeable about the places that we travel to and also takes time to get to know her clients so that each trip is curated to their specific likes and needs. For this trip, she researched several different hotels and areas and found a place that met every one of our requests. We always trust Darlene to ensure that travel details are taken care of--from flights to transportation to lodging. We are so grateful for her helping us celebrate and create memories together!”    

-Jackie and Jeff D.

“I feel more confident when traveling, especially overseas, if Darlene takes care of my itinerary and arranges everything for me, including the travel insurance. She is easy to communicate with and always finds the best deal before finalizing everything. Having a travel agent like her makes me feel secure because if I run into some hiccups (which I did in the past), she is always ready to step in. I don't make any international travel without her help and I highly recommend her for your travel needs.”

-Tina T.

“Darlene planned our trip to Italy. We were so happy she did! She thought of everything for us! Convenient hotels, the best tours and tour guides, transportation to and from our tours! We had a very specific schedule to keep and she made everything run so smoothly! She also helped us make best use of our time in each area. We were so impressed by her attention to detail. Our next big trip we will for sure make sure to use her expertise again!”

- Anne and Matt W.

My wife and I have worked with Darlene for over 20 years and are extremely satisfied with her dedicated work on our behalf. She has always provided us with the best service, sought out good deals, given priority to us in working with travel suppliers and insisted on top service from hotels. We enthusiastically recommend her to anyone who seeks the careful attention that today’s travel needs.

- Dr. Leonard and Dr Helen D

I usually book my own trips and vacations, but when it comes to complex travel plans and itineraries, Darlene is my go to person.

- Jet P.

Darlene has been our travel agent since 2013 and we love her! We rely on Darlene to plan our trips. Every trip we have been on has been great!! We look forward to the next trip planning with her again. She is the Best!!

- Tina and Vic K

Our trip was an Alaskan cruise including days at Denali. Darlene had each day planned ahead with the options we had chosen. The trip exceeded our expectations and the attention Darlene had given to details allowed us to relax and enjoy each days adventures. Will use Darlene to plan my next cruise or trip. What she guarantees she delivers! This was my 6th cruise and because of Darlene's knowledge and expertise my best!

- Rita L.

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