(24 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Jacqueline David

Oakland Township, MI
European: Italy & Greece, River Cruise, Honeymoons

European: Italy & Greece, Private Yacht Charter, River Cruise, Honeymoon and Caribbean Specialist

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Caribbean and Mexico Specialist

Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos (on the beach)
Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos (on the beach)

Having traveled all over the world, one place that "takes me away from it all" is the Caribbean and Mexico. There is no other place that is comparable. A major benefit is that it's close to the United States and it offers up beauty and diverse cultures.


Location, style, and budget are probably the three most important factors for selecting an all-inclusive resort.


All inclusive resorts are not all created equal and you need to know what's included. I research the inclusions and distinctions of major all inclusive brands that can feel complex and overwhelming. There may be fine dining establishments that are not included in a stay and premium beverages (wine, top shelf liquors, etc.) may also come at an additional fee


These days, there are some absolutely amazing, luxurious all-inclusive options in Mexico, and the Caribbean. They have multiple restaurants, top shelf alcohol, concierge and butler service, large rooms, entertainment and activities galore, expectations can be exceeded if you pick the right resort and destination.   


Sandals and Beaches Resorts (Sandals are adult only, while the Beaches brand is for families). 


Beaches Resorts are a perennial favorite with my clients and my family. It is not hard to understand why Beaches Turks and Caicos is the one resort we have been to multiple times now. It has been rated the number one family resort in the Caribbean 24 years in a row. The food, service and accommodations are top notch.


While my husband would readily agree the prices at first are a bit much, if you dig into what you get you will understand the value. Many of the 21 restaurants and 2 food trucks on site are equivalent to your typical 4 star restaurant anywhere in the world. Top shelf liquor is served from 15 bars daily. They have a full on site water park including a surf simulator for kids, teens and adults. If you have younger children there is available child care and youth activities.


Sandals is the parent company of Beaches Resorts and is the adult only version of their top rated resorts. Great food, top notch service and stunning views are standard. They have multiple locations located throughout the Caribbean and are a 5 star rated luxury resort.  Sandals has also added over the water bungalows at select resorts, bringing the French Polynesian to a destination near you. These resorts are wonderful for honeymoons or couples getaways.


During my training to become a Platinum agent for Sandals/Beaches we traveled with other agents to tour all their locations and see firsthand the different accommodation levels available.  I have been a Certified Sandals Specialist for over 10 years. 


Karisma Resorts are another amazing brand that I highly recommend. Their resorts are gourmet inclusive so they are perfect for wedding parties, honeymoons, romantic getaways, families and foodies


Most of the resorts are located in the Cancun/Riviera Maya/Maroma area of Mexico with a new Azul Beach resort in Negril, Jamaica and the Nickelodeon Resort located in Punta Cana.


The El Dorado resorts are adult only properties, while the Azul Beach Resort, Generations and Nickelodeon are family properties. Many of the El Dorado properties have received the AAA Four Diamond Award and have been named by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the top 100 hotels in the world.


The food varies from authentic Mexican and Latin fusion cuisine to contemporary Italian with Pacific Rim dishes. Daily activities can be found throughout the resorts. 


AM Resorts are another favorite brand that I recommend. These resorts consist of family and adult only.


The family resorts consist of Dreams and Sunscape resorts, while adult only consist of Secrets, Breathless, Zoetry, Vivid and Alua resorts.


These resorts have enough features to make you leave the property unnecessary. They include gourmet restaurants, exclusive spas and beautiful beaches. These resorts cater to two types of travelers; honeymoon couples and family


I have earned my Master Agent Certification with these resorts 

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Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos
Beaches Resort Turks & Caicos

My Reviews

2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Great Honeymoon!
Jacqueline was very helpful finding my wife and I our perfect honeymoon destination. She made sure the process was smooth and went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of!
By  Hackus  from  Detroit, MI
Traveled to  Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqueline David responded:
Alex, I'm so glad you enjoyed your honeymoon!

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Favorite Travel Agent
Jacqueline has helped us plan wonderful family vacations to Mexico and Turks and Caicos. She is great at matching the best resort to fit our family, taking everyones ages and what each one wants to do into the planning process. Excellent attention to detail, Jacqueline is our FAVORITE travel agent!
By  Gretchen  from  Oakland
Traveled to  Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqueline David responded:
Gretchen, Thanks for the glowing review! Looking forward to planning your next adventure!

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Wonderful help for our first Disney trip!
I had a lot of questions for our first Disney vacation. Jacqueline was very patient with me and helped whenever I had a question or needed more explanations because I wasn't sure of the planning process. I would use Jacqueline again to plan another trip!
By  vmidd  from  Ohio
Traveled to  Walt Disney World ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqueline David responded:
Veronica, I'm so glad I was able to walk you through step by step for your first Disney vacation. There is a lot involved with the planning before you go. I'm so glad you had an amazing family vacation!

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Wonderful travel experience despite a rocky start
Jacqueline helped us plan a 2-week trip to Italy in June/July 2022. She was very helpful in the research and planning process and always got back to us in a timely manner when there were questions or if documentation was needed. Our trip was amazing and we can't wait to return, although we did have a very bumpy start when our flight between Boston & Rome was cancelled and we were stranded in Boston for 2 days. This was an airline issue and was no fault of Jacqueline's. During that time, she was constantly available to reshuffle hotel plans, car/train transfers, as well as acting as a liaison between us and Delta Vacations. After the trip, she was an excellent resource for dealing with trip insurance company. We loved our trip and the memories made, and will absolutely ask for Jacqueline's help again when planning our next big adventure!
By  KB  from  Rochester, MI
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqueline David responded:
Kellee, I'm so glad you had the time of your life once you finally arrived in Italy! I must say when they cancelled your flight, you and your family sure rode that roller coaster well! Many would have thrown in the towel and flown home. You made the "detour" an adventure that you will never forget! It was a lot of fun working with you on this vacation and I look forward to helping you plan more in the future.

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1st Class Travel Agent
Thank you for planning and booking our trip to Jamaica Jacqueline! This being our first vacation post the pandemic we were a bit unsure of all the new processes in place with regards to Covid testing. You made it all very easy and kept us updated all along the way. We appreciated all of your planning and guidance. We had a fun relaxing vacation! Thank you!
By  Charmain  from  Rochester, MI
Traveled to  Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqueline David responded:
Charmaine, I'm glad I was able to take away all the stress of planning your vacation with all the protocols, testing and forms needed to travel. So happy you were able to relax and have a great vacation!

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Destination Expert:

  • Caribbean

Travel Specialist:

  • All Inclusive
  • Honeymoons
  • Family Vacations
  • Adult Only
  • Yacht Charter

Top Travel Partners:

  • Sandals and Beaches Resorts
  • Delta Vacations
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Inclusive Collection – World of Hyatt
  • Classic Vacations

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • CTC (Certified Travel Consultant)
  • Certified Sandals and Beaches Specialist
  • Hawaii Destination Specialist
  • Virgin Voyages Specialist
  • Royal Caribbean Specialist

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