Our Client Testimonials
Further, when we’re talking to new clients, it’s very helpful for them to be able to “borrow trust” from our existing clients and fans. Therefore, it is for that purpose we present to you testimonials from clients that have used our travel agency services.
Jan and Richard
Excellent every step from the first inquiring phone call we made through arriving home. Quick accurate responses. Helped particularly with negotiating with Viking where needed.
David and Kate
As always it was seamless. I always use that word to describe Roaming Boomers, but it is an accurate description. Everything is put into a concise and organized folder.
Mark and Jan
The planning phase could not have been easier. We had never been to Hawaii, so we relied on Dave & Carol to create our island itinerary. Trying to arrange this ourselves would have been stressful. There are just too many choices – and having the input from people who have tried the accommodations and experienced the recommended activities first hand avoids a lot of potentially expensive mistakes.
Pat and Bill
As always everything was planned perfectly. Shipboard credit and prepaid gratuities were very helpful in our planning.
Robert and Sara
The planning experience was perfect! A call was all it took. We shared our destination and it was done in a matter of minutes. Easy! I would give them a top-notch rating and have shared their travel service with others.
Sabrina and Evan
Roaming Boomers was seamless and worry-free. They provided us with plenty of options regarding our preference for Hawaii with detailed descriptions regarding the culture/scene on each of the islands. It helped us determine Maui as our destination based on the thorough information regarding that island’s culture and activities.They have personal travel experience, which is always extremely helpful and even provided us with awesome perks at the hotel we stayed. I had an outstanding honeymoon, and Roaming Boomers were extremely helpful with researching pandemics for us through CDC website prior to choosing our final destination, as we did initially have other destination ideas but informed us of potential Zika exposure. I cannot express enough how well they treated us. It was as if they were family and encouraged us to be honest about describing our dream destination and expectations.
Debbie and Lane
Using a great travel advisor like Roaming Boomers is always a good idea and they do all our travel planning. The additional benefit is assistance when problems arise. We were coming back from Peru and were booked through Miami when Irma was approaching. Carol and Dave stepped in and seamlessly arranged a return through Dallas.
George and Barbara
Both Carol and Dave were very helpful in planning our Viking River Cruise. They provided us with good advice during the planning stage. Carol helped us out when we had some issues both before our departure and during the trip. She was there for us every step of the way. Very reliable!!
Ken and Diane
Dave and Carol Porter, owners of Roaming Boomers Travel Services, did a great job for us. They handled the arrangements for the trip very well and were very responsive when we had questions. We’re glad we decided to work through Dave & Carol rather than deal with Viking directly. We highly recommend them and would not hesitate to utilize their services in the future.
Del and Beti Ann
In this case, your input was minimal, as we had already selected our tour. However, your involvement following, including air arrangements, selection of seats, and keeping everything on track was just perfect! We felt reassured that you were involved
Andy and Lucille
I couldn’t ask for a better planning experience. We realized in late July that there was an eclipse for 8/21. We didn’t have much hope for finding anything along the path of the eclipse that was close to the event, but David and Carol found us something in Charleston, SC right away. And it wasn’t that we had to “settle” for a place to stay. We were booked into a very nice hotel in downtown Charleston with a dinner the night before the eclipse with a local college professor who explained what was happening and why, and with a private viewing area to watch the next day. All of this with no more effort on our part than getting in touch with Roaming Boomers and letting them do what they do best!
Jackie and Larry
David and Carol helped us plan a delightful Viking River cruise on the Danube River from Prague to Budapest. We did an extension at both the beginning and end of the trip. They are professional and experienced travel consultants.
Dan and Leslie
We were excited to see a special sale promoted by Roaming Boomers in their newsletter. We appreciate the way Dave and Carol are so quick to let everyone know about the specials that are available – since we are always looking for a good deal! They were quick to return calls and to answer all our questions. Everything went so smoothly, and we returned home very happy!
Carol and Larry
All went well…British Air was great, luggage arrived as planned, connection to Paris worked. All in all, we were pleased with the air part. The Viking Rolf was very nice…we totally enjoyed the entire experience. The staff was exemplary.
Andre (Chocolatine) was absolutely superb & well worth the cost. Our day with him was simply perfect. Such a nice young man who was so knowledgeable. Would highly recommend him again. Thanks to Carol Porter for all the planning & answering of my countless questions & concerns! I did not need to worry!
William and Patricia
As always Carol and Dave did a great job arranging everything for our trip to France. I never worry when planning a trip with them.
Michael and Barbara
Planning for this trip was accomplished with little effort on our part. Carol and Dave Porter recommended the venues and arranged for transportation to and from Paris and transfers there making it effortless for our family of seven. They found a convenient delightful hotel during our brief stay in Paris before beginning the river cruise.
Florence and Thad
We were very pleased with the knowledge and information that Carol and David provided to help guide our decisions. We have not worked with a travel agent before so we were not exactly sure what to expect.
Gio and Melissa
Thank you. The service we’ve received throughout this whole trip has been exceptional. I cannot tell you how refreshing it is and how much I appreciate the extra mile(S!) you have gone to make this trip so enjoyable for us. Thank you again for all that you have done. Bon Jour!
David and Marie
Carol and David did a fantastic job. David obtained travel insurance at a very competitive rate and with a favorable pre-existing condition waiver provision that is especially important to me. Carol arranged for private tours in Copenhagen and Stockholm with guides that were very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. She also arranged our private pre and post cruise accommodations in wonderful hotels. The trip was a Baltic cruise on Le Boreal, a high-end small ship. The ship is so nice it would have been a great experience even if we went nowhere. The guest speakers were mostly interesting. It’s hard to pick a highlight with so many great cities, palaces, museums, etc. But our favorite was Stockholm, which may be the most beautiful city we have experienced – but be sure to go in the summer. I would highly recommend the entire trip. Everything was flawless.
Lloyd and Pat
Carol and Dave’s assistance allowed us to get the best price and perks on our Danube River Cruise. In fact, Carol was able to save us additional money after our original booking. When we ran into confusion with our flight, Carol also was there for us and our travels continued as planned. Carol also suggested we extend our stay in Budapest at the end of our cruise. We did just that and enjoyed our stay immensely. So many sights to see. The ship, dining, and views were amazing. We experienced outstanding service while on our cruise. What a friendly crew. This was a special way to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. Thanks to The Roaming Boomers for assisting us with our Danube River Cruise. We will be using their services in the future and highly recommend them to others.
Wendy and Perry
This is the second time that Carol and Dave took care of our vacation needs. We left it in their hands and they took care of all the details. We told her our wants and needs and then she came back with options for us. It was very simple. Thanks so much.
Dale and Sherry
We inquired through AMA Waterways about a Rhine River Cruise and were connected with the Roaming Boomers to assist us in the planning and gathering information on the alternatives. Clearly, Dave and Carol Porter have valuable experience in answering every possible question and are quick, if not immediate, on getting answers and providing pertinent information. We will certainly contact them in the future when booking the next River Cruise.
Paula and Len
Carol and David provided us with very good service: prompt, informative and personal. We received a lower price than Viking offered, and we didn’t have to do any of the work! In addition, RB offered additional onboard perks. It took us a long time to decide to go and Carol & David checked in with us periodically without bugging us. They continued to answer our questions and offered encouragement. We recommended RB to quite a few other cruisers.
Debbie and Lane
We told Dave and Carol the experience we wanted and as usual, they delivered.They always make our travels easy and rewarding.
Mark and Kim
Most folks dream of traveling to places they’ve always read about, but where to start? That’s the beauty of working with Carol and Dave, our Roaming Boomers! Tell them where you want to go, what you’d like to experience and leave the details of making the magic happen for you to them! This is the fourth time they have scheduled amazing travels for us and we would never leave home without having them arrange the details for us! Thanks once again.
Ray and Rhoda
The Viking River Cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow was outstanding. It is a little cold at this time of the year (early May), but a great time was had by everyone. The Boomers were helpful in assisting with Viking to reserve specified cabins and plane reservations and seats. We are looking forward to using their help again.
Peter and Janie
My experience with the Roaming Boomers was excellent. Every detail was expected and planned out. We had a wonderful time with no worries or snags. We would highly recommend the Boomers to take care of all of your travel needs.
Destination: Maui for one week in May. Carol and Dave were so helpful in helping me create my itinerary and holding my hand while making the plans for the dream vacation of my life! Thank-you Carol and Dave!
Ted and Caroline
We’ve been blessed by being able to take many cruises. Our first with Crystal and The Roaming Boomers could not have been better. From Dave and Carol’s expert arrangements to Crystal’s beautiful ship (Serenity) to food/drink/accommodations/
Boomers are the Bomb! Dave and Carol are the dynamic duo! I have used them for two out of country trips, Greece and Thailand, and everything went perfect! They are true professionals. I would recommend to anyone. It can be a bit scary traveling abroad, everything is top notch and every detail is perfect! Love them!!!
Jeff & Lisa
We had a fantastic trip. All of our arrangements we well planned, communicated and delivered without a flaw. We’re very pleased with the quality and value of our trip and look forward to our next opportunity to book another trip with Dave and Carol. The Viking cruise was a fantastic experience. The accommodations and service exceeded our expectations. Great value and opportunity to enjoy hassle free travel. We also had a great time in Lake Como. Ya’ll have some serious clout as we received a nice upgrade and added benefits at the hotel. Lisa was a true princess for a few days !! We really appreciate all your help.
David and Kate
On our trip to New Zealand and Australia. David and Carol made all the arrangements and reservations. Carol made sure to ask me what was important to us and crafted a personalized itinerary for our trip. Everything was printed out and very organized. Have used them previously and would not hesitate to do so in the future.
Gary and Carla
Recently came across these folks and just completed another trip booked with Dave and Carol. Always very responsive. Just did our first cruise with Viking Ocean. After maybe a dozen cruises, this was easily the best ever.
David and Carol Porter are true professionals. They go above and beyond to make everything go smoothly. Carol negotiated the best rate for a cruise for me and when the trip was interrupted due to a mechanical failure of the ship Carol was available and quickly and efficiently made arrangements to get me back home. I had purchased trip insurance from David, and my questions were answered promptly and the documentation I needed was sent to me immediately by Carol. Although we had an unfortunate mechanical problem with the ship, Carol and David made everything OK again, by providing outstanding customer service. I live in Alabama and they are in Arizona, however, their service was flawless as though they were right next door.
Perry and Wendy
Our travel planning experience with Roaming Boomers Travel Services was excellent! From the moment we spoke with Dave about planning a vacation through the final plans, everything was done meticulously and the communication was outstanding. Carol made the whole process so easy and stress-free. Whether we communicated by email or phone she was always there to help us with our planning. We are ready to plan our next vacation and we would never have any one else help us but Carol and Dave of Roaming Boomers Travel Services!
Dayton and Kendall
We love working with Dave and Carol. Great attention to detail, knowledgeable, honest and helpful…always. This was our 3rd major trip with them.
David & Kate
We had the time of our lives. David and Carol Porter made everything much easier. Being somewhat new to international travel, we did not know what to do or whom contact for tours, hotels and transfers. David and Carol made our trip much less stressful. It was seamless. They have a travel company that can do almost anything in planning a great travel experience.
Roaming Boomers were fantastic. Right from the start Carol and Dave were available to answer any questions we had and helped us with any concerns we had about our upcoming trip. They shared advice, shared experiences with what they had done in the past and were willing to do whatever we needed to customize our trip. They set up a phone conference call with their Italian associate for a travel interview with us so that they could proceed In planning the trip that we wanted. It was truly a positive experience.
Kay and Ed
From the moment we chose our Asian cruise, Carol monitored the progress of our air bookings, our excursion choices, our required visas and immunizations, and several requests that deviated from the cruise offering. We used their services again for a recent land tour of Scandinavia. Carol and David as a team cover the full breadth and depth of the travel industry. Their service is always personal and very timely.
Phyllis and Ray
Roaming Boomers Travel Services helped us plan, coordinate and execute our first trip to Europe. Along the way, they answered all of our questions by e-mail or phone promptly and putting our minds at ease where necessary. We will definitely use their services again and recommend them to our friends.
Nuccio and Patricia
Dave and Carol were wonderful to work with. They made booking our river cruise with Viking super easy. We didn’t have to worry about anything.
Robert & Sara
I’ve been following The Roaming Boomers for some time now and have wanted them to take care of a trip for a long time! A river cruise with UniWorld popped up months ago and we jumped on it. Carol and Dave arranged for everything including a few days in Basel before the cruise. It was wonderful to have them take care of the trip. We arrived in Basel on my birthday and they had arranged for a beautiful desert to be delivered to our room. Yummy! Once aboard the ship, we had a lovely box of chocolates from them. Another yum!! For years, my husband has made all travel arrangements for us and he really enjoyed the break from that chore. Carol and Dave did a great job and we were both thrilled with their service. Thank you so much!
Bill & Chelsea
The Roaming Boomers handled every travel detail for us for our honeymoon. After a year of wedding planning it was wonderful to be able to be whisked away on an adventure without the stress of planning. They are incredibly knowledgeable and I am very grateful for the options and suggestions that they were able to provide us. I can’t wait for our next adventure with the Roaming Boomers! Thank you!
Jim and Joan
It was all good!! Everything went off without a hitch. Drivers and guide were always on time, courteous, informative and fun to be with. Would never have been able to experience all that we did had we tried to do it ourselves. Awesome time in Paris. Thanks Roaming Boomers!
Chad, Katie, and 2 Children
The travel planning experience was second to none. The Porters took the time to listen to what each of our family member’s interests were and compiled a dream vacation for all of us. The itinerary was planned down the most minute detail. This was a true vacation. The typical stress of trying to decide where to go and what to do, where to eat and which attraction to go to was nonexistent. We got to enjoy the best parts of Paris and London with hand picked guides that were truly professional yet felt like life-long friends at the end of our journey. All in all- BEST TRIP EVER !
Candee and Dave
Our cousins in Arizona, who have gotten to know Carol and David, hooked us up with them when we told them we were going to Portugal. While our actual river cruise was already booked, we were going to have some free time in Lisbon and needed help to figure out what to do. Carol and David were terrific in filling in this time!!!! Carol and David put together two, 1 day private excursions around greater Lisbon. They were wonderful!!! They also recommended 3 Great restaurants for us and again they were all Terrific!!! We would highly recommend Carol and David for any Travel plans you may have in mind!!
Nicholas & Angie
Our experience with Roaming Boomers Travel was excellent!! Our trip was 2 years in the making and wouldn’t have been possible without the help of Dave and Carol. We had to accommodate infants, singles, young married couples with kids, grandparents with mobility limitations – so many factors that made planning difficult; making this family trip happen could not have been accomplished without their help!
Brent and Kass
This was our first Viking Cruise. I found Dave and Carol thru the internet and decided to take a chance and call them. It really paid off. They took care of everything from start to finish. We experienced a problem with our airline tickets that the airline was unable to resolve over the phone. Carol got it fixed within 10 minutes and we were on our way. Carol also discussed the details on a conference call with us just before we left. We felt much more confident with our travel to Budapest after that. These folks know what they are doing!
Catherine and Arland
Dave and Carol with Roaming Boomers Travel are great Travel Agents. They fielded our many questions as we embarked on our first Viking River Cruise (The Romantic Danube). I will definitely recommend their services to family and friends.
Benn & Kathleen
We just experienced another fabulous cruise organized IN DETAIL by the Roaming Boomers. We spent 2 weeks on the luxurious Seabourn Quest on the Fjords of Norway. Dave and Carol did not arrange the 70-75 degree weather; that was about all they did not organize. We had great excursions and transfers. We even had a 2 hour guided tour between arrival of our flight to Copenhagen and embarkation on the ship!!! Every little detail was accounted for and verified by the RB team. They frequently checked on our status prior and after disembarkation. They under promised and over delivered. We will continue to ask them to plan our vacations.
Chris and Kandie
We told the Roaming Boomers about our upcoming trip to Europe and they made it so easy to plan. Having never been to Europe we had a lot of questions/concerns and they put together an itinerary that met our needs perfectly. From hotels, to train travel and tours Carol did an amazing job!!!
David and Judy
Booking with Carol and Dave could not have been easier. We responded to an email notifying us of discount rates on river cruises. A phone call was all it took for them to find us a date and book us on the cruise. Luckily I mentioned we had friends that had been on these cruises which found us extra discounts with ultimately free airfare from Chicago. Dave was helpful with the insurance and completing the arrangements. We will certainly not hesitate to book through them in the future for our travel plans.
David and Lisa
Working with Carol and David was a pleasure. All of our questions / concerns were dealt with immediately. We enjoyed the experience of their company and would highly recommend. They made our trip to Australia a once in a lifetime trip that we will never forget. It has been my fathers dream to travel to Australia, he told me this was better than he could have imagined, everything was planned perfectly, our best trip. The Roaming Boomers are without a doubt a top notch service that caters to detail and want their customers to enjoy traveling as much as they do. Thank you for our incredible family trip of a lifetime!
We had a very good experience with Roaming Boomers Travel, I had many questions, Carol and Dave answered promptly and efficiently. But most of all, they are very personable, and since I did all the calling, I would say that it was such a good customer service experience. Always took the time to either answer everything with correct info, or find out the correct answer and be back in touch with me promptly. Thank you for that – Carol and Dave.
Kristi & Colin
Working with Roaming Boomers was an excellent experience! We had never taken a trip like this before and were clueless on how to plan it. The package that was put together for us had everything we had dreamed of. We will never go on a trip like this again without using their services!
Keith and Dixie
Both of you, Carol and Dave, did a wonderful job of organizing and coordinating our trip. It went seamless from the flight out, hotel, shuttle to the ship, boarding and departing the ship, scooter rental, wheelchair access, excursions, rental car, and finally flight back to Detroit. I would definitely use Roaming Boomers again.
David & Norma
We just returned from a marvelous Amsterdam to Budapest river cruise with Emerald Waterways.
This was our first experience booking with The Roaming Boomers, a company I serendipitously found online . I liked the impression I got of Carol and David Porter from the website: people who overcame adversity through starting this business, who loved life, who had extensive experience in travel and wanted to share it, who offered extra perks in booking with them. My impressions of Carol and David Porter now: gracious, thorough, efficient, very responsive to questions and concerns, and most of all, people who conduct their business with integrity!
Paul & Chris
Dave and Carol did a super job booking our hotel, getting us a great rate, upgrades, and hotel credits that we would not have been able to get if we had booked on our own
Albert & Doreen
We were very well pleased with the travel services provided to us by Carol & Dave Porter. They were friendly and helpful and responded quickly to any questions we had. In addition to providing competitive pricing they looked after all of our needs very well. We will certainly use them again for our cruise travel needs. After some thought and conversation we simply could not come up with any frustrations on our trip!! It was wonderful from beginning to end. Thanks so much for your help with our trip.
Larry & Carol
Thanks to Carol and Dave Porter for arranging our Tauck tour of the south…we had a grand time especially because of the Porters and their fantastic planning. They were delightful to work with throughout the planning of our tour..very helpful and responsive to our questions and decisions. We will absolutely be traveling with their help from now on!
Bob & Karen
I am at a stage in my life where I love to travel – well let me rephrase that – I love the concept of travel. I dislike the planning and organization of travel. I like nice things, I want to stay in luxury hotels, eat at great restaurants, visit the best wineries and galleries and have a relaxing holiday. The Roaming Boomers have made my travels seamless. I’ve had the opportunity to travel on a number of excursions over the last several years, and each trip has been an adventure of a lifetime. They literally do all the work! My hotel rooms have always been beautiful, the dining tends to be a wonderful culinary experience, and the activities have afforded memories to last forever.
The Roaming Boomers do all the research, planning, reservations, etc. They have traveled all over the world and have fabulous ideas of places to go and things to do. They can even provide a full itinerary of daily activities. Whether it’s a road trip or a 10 hour flight, I just need to let them know I’m open for a trip – they do the rest. I’m a control freak so it was a little difficult letting go of the planning, but Dave and Carol Porter are truly experts at travel. My vacation truly starts the minute I connect with them to start the planning process. I’m looking forward to my next trip with them, an Alaskan Cruise!
Mark & Kim
Since I was a little girl, it had been my dream to visit Italy; the birthplace of my grandparents. The task of putting a trip together was overwhelming and it never seemed to become reality until Carol Porter, of The Roaming Boomers, suggested to help me with the process. Within six months I was standing on the ground of my dreams, staying in the most elegant places on earth and enjoying private tours I didn’t think were within my budget….. all because Carol asked what I wanted out of my trip!
It was everything I wanted and so much more! Carol asked what was important for me in this trip and she took it from there, staying well within my budget! I can’t help but think I’d still be dreaming if it weren’t for Carol and her contacts and proactive research to help make this lifelong dream a memory that will last me a lifetime!
Jim & Kelly
Dave and Carol truly care about their clients and every detail of their travel experience. In today’s world having someone who cares and provides world class service is rare. When my family take our vacations, having the peace of mind that we are going to have some great memories because Dave and Carol have helped guide us to great places is a huge BONUS! Thank you for all you do for my family!
Dave and Carol planned an awesome trip for me to take my sales team on as a reward for exceeding their goals for 2015 and WOW! what a trip it was! Knowing our budget, they found the nicest all inclusive resort possible which far exceeded anyplace I have visited in the past. In budget, Five Star and no hassles….that’s why I always use The Roaming Boomers!
Jon & Anita
If you like cruising and days at sea, this is the cruise for you. Fourteen days of which six were in transit on the Caribbean Princess. Ports of call of Barcelona, Corsica, Rome, Florence, Genoa/Milan, Marseille and Provence, and Gibraltar give you the broad brush of the Western Med. David Porter (and his wife Carol) were attentive, helpful, and informative in planning this trip. I plan on using The Roaming Boomers again in the future.
Robert & Karen
I love to travel, and working with Dave and Carol Porter made it a breeze. They made all of the arrangements, leaving me the freedom to just relax and enjoy the scenery! Our hotel grounds and amenities were beautiful. Being a customer of David and Carol Porter brings perks as well, a room upgrade, breakfast buffet every morning, and even a $100.00 spa credit! It makes no sense to handle the details myself when I have these two travel advisors!
We started working with Carol Porter to plan our family’s trip to Italy in December of 2013 and didn’t travel until June of 2014. Carol worked with us to come up with our ideal itinerary and then worked directly with an Italian company that scheduled all of our tours, local transportation and most of our accommodations. Before we left, we received a detailed itinerary with information on where we’d stay, tours and travel and had paid for the large portion of our trip. Once we were off, ll we had left to do was to relax, enjoy and decide where to eat! Our trip of a lifetime was completely customized to our interests, to our family’s stamina level (our children were first-time overseas travelers) and to our budget. Highlights were: a trip to a sheep farm where raw cheese is produced by hand, a gondola ride complete with a serenade that electrified the neighborhoods we traveled through, a tour of a cathedral on top of a cathedral in Assisi, and a dreamy night among olive groves.
Bob & Karen (again)
We have just completed the trip of a lifetime, starting with a cruise in Alaska and then a 7 day journey through the Canadian Rockies. We left all arrangements, decisions, and planning to Dave and Carol Porter. They created the itinerary from start to finish, keeping in mind our preferences for a seamless relaxing vacation. All details were handled prior to our departure and everything was seamless! Our cruise was spectacular, our hotels were luxurious, our meals were all culinary delights, and our activities were exhilarating! This wasn’t the first time we used the Porters, and it won’t be the last! We’re already planning our next adventure!
Decided on a Wednesday to book a girls trip to Punta Cana leaving on the following Sunday. So, that night (Wed) I emailed The Roaming Boomers and by Thursday they had booked our trip and got us all settled! I highly recommend them; it’s evident that they are passionate about what they do and wanted to ensure that we had a fantastic, stress free, girls vacation! Thank you Dave & Carol!
Benn & Kathleen
David (aka Roaming Boomers) seems to find “deals” that I would never know existed (4 day reservation at hotel, while paying for 3) and other such deals make me WANT to use them!!!! Give them one shot and you will never do it yourself or use another Travel a Agent. Worth your investment!!!!!!
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