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About Tropical Getaways Travel

I’m John and I’m your local cruise vacation expert! For over 15 years I was in the world of IT. That means tons of late nights, long weekends, and “vacations” on call. My wife hounded me for a couple of years about a “real” vacation and she suggested a cruise.


From the moment we pulled out of port, I was hooked. But it wasn’t until I was standing on the front deck of the ship that I realized for the first time in years, I was really on vacation.


Since then, I’ve made it my mission to make sure that families, couples, and groups feel that same sense of relaxation by helping them plan amazing vacations.


No matter your budget or travel style, there is a cruise vacation that is right for you!


You deserve a vacation- so let me help you save time, energy (and maybe even a few bucks!) and start planning your escape!


Why Tropical Getaways Travel?

“I’d really like to book a vacation for my family, but there are just so many options to choose from- and who’s got time to look through hundreds of reviews?”


“I found a great price on a cruise, but when I started to book it, the price increased by over $500!”


“The last time I booked a cruise, I forgot to add transportation to and from the airport so we had to ride in this overpriced taxi- my family wasn’t happy.”


If any of these sound familiar, then maybe using a travel advisor for your next cruise vacation is the right call! I am solely focused on navigating a confusing marketplace ensuring that every detail is handled so that you don’t have to stress about any of the small details that can quickly ruin your vacation.

From my cruise in January 2023 aboard Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas. This is Crown Bay at St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.

Purple Sunset on the beach

How To Work With Me

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Are you looking for adventure for you and the family? Or are you longing for a romantic escape?


We’ll talk about your desires, travel style and budget to start planning your dream vacation.

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Your part is done, and now it’s time for me to get started!


I’ll use your ideas, my expertise and relationships to plan your perfect vacation from start to finish

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Every detail has been taken care of. No more searching or worries about the details.


This is when you get to kick back, relax and start thinking about palm trees and ocean breezes!

Cruise Vacations

How about endless ocean views, turquoise waters teeming with life, and feasts that'd make a seagull jealous.


Imagine waking up to the sound of gentle waves lapping against the ship, the sun painting the sky in hues of orange and pink. You grab a cup of joe and head out to your balcony, breathing in the fresh ocean air and feeling the salty spray on your face. Pure bliss.


In port, you can be taking in all of the local culture or zipling across a jungle- there's no end to the options! On a cruise vacation, you'll meet folks from all walks of life, each with their own story to tell, all united by the desire to soak up the good vibes.


I'll make it easy from leaving home right up until the time you come back.



Some of our Cruise Line Brands

Training & Experience Matters

Cruise Line International Association

Master Cruise Counsellor (1 of only 2 in the Mid-South)

Nearly 20 cruises since July of 2021 across all major cruise lines!

  • Carnival Cruise Lines- Diamond Certified Advisor
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line- Master of Adventure
  • Norwegian Cruise Line: Ph.D. Degree
  • MSC Cruises: MSC Master
  • Virgin Voyages: Certified Gold First Mate

Where Can We Take You?

Tropical Getaways Travel

(901) 667-8747

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