What we're about

Welcome to the Find Your Heart Travel - Palm Beach Travel Group.

I also have travel groups on the Treasure Coast, Fort Lauderdale, New York & Connecticut. Singles, couples, partners, families & friends maybe included in any trips, tours or cruises we offer.

Each trip offered will have a summary of highlights, pricing, inclusions, exclusions, optional excursions, travel insurance information and more. Most are fully escorted tours and detailed descriptions will be included.

As meetup only allows so many character’s, if you are interested in any one of our trips, I will ask that you call (561-262-2800), message thru meetup or email me ( efoster@dreamvacations.com ) and request the FULL ITINERARY. When I send out the full itinerary, I will also send a Client Booking form. That form should be completed, signed and returned with a copy of your passport and vaccination card. Currently, all tours, cruises and rail require travels to be vaccinated. We hope & pray this changes in the months to come.

TUESDAY TRAVEL “DEALS” - I will post update "deals" that have large discounts on Tuesdays. The discounted prices are only available for 7 days and though the trip will continue to be offered, based on availability, the discount will not be applicable after the “deal” expiration date and will revert to the retail supplier price.

Though I may show airfare from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, etc. depending on the tour, most offer air from your home city for an additional supplement.

Escorted travel takes all the stress out of your trip. We have a Tour Director during the entire trip. We have City Guides in each City that specializes in all there is to know about his or her City. You travel in a beautiful air conditioned tour bus, with wi-fi. During the tours you have the most up to date device so that you can hear the Tour Director from 30 ft away.

Our trips are not just available to our members, I can arrange vacation, honeymoons, babymoons, school trips, religious trips, getaways, hotels only, hotel packages with air, excursions, cruises, river cruises or rail trips.

I go on many of the group trips myself. I have traveled all over the world and I'm quite familiar with escorted group travel....I LOVE TO TRAVEL.

Be sure to SCROLL TO "SEE ALL" to view all of our events as there are many on our site and some will have dates 12 – 24 months ahead.

If you have any questions or want to learn more about group travel, please feel free to message me through meetup or call me, all my contact info is below.

I have been an Organizer since 2013 for a very successful meetup group with over 1200 members in CT (Dynamic Professionals) as I lived there for 7 years.

I’ve been planning travel for individuals, families, couples & groups for over 25 years.

I'm a native Floridian and moved back to Florida 2 years ago and built a home in Pt St Lucie. Many of my members from the CT group make up a majority of my group travel trips. I am pretty good at pairing roommates up and exchange contact info so that you can speak to the other traveler before booking to see if your a good fit.

I hope to travel with you in the near future.

Ellen Foster

Franchise Owner & Organizer




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Australia & New Zealand - 14 Days Air/Land/Insurance included

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UPDATE - New Sale Price good if booked 4/18 - 4/25/22 $4668
$5268 Previously offered price

Based on availability - Deposit is only $300 and in the event you change your mind, cancel (for any reason), deposit can be transferred to a future travel credit with Gate 1.

I'm already booked on this trip with 8 others.

November 16 - 29, 2022

Offered by Gate 1 travel the trip includes 14 days, all hotels, tour, all flights, including intra-flights from Sidney to Melbourne, Melbourne to Dunedin, New Zealand, New Zealand to Queenstown.

Initiating flight departs Los Angeles, so depending on your departure city, there will be an additional cost incurred for that flight. This could be an additional $350 - $600 depending on where you travel from. I can't even quote this because airlines aren't booking that far out, but to me it's worth the price.

Text or message me for the FULL ITINERARY. This is just a partial itinerary.

The Deal Includes
• Flights Los Angeles-Sydney, Auckland-Los Angeles (includes all flights & intra-flights)
o LA arrive Sydney December 9th
o Sidney – Intra flight TBD
o Melbourne arrive Dunedin, New Zealand
o Return to US Depart Queenstown arrive LA
• *Flights from your departure city to LA can be arranged for an additional cost
• Airline taxes & fuel surcharges

All intra-flights: Sydney-Melbourne, Melbourne-Dunedin & Queenstown-Auckland
• 11 nights First Class accommodations
o 3 nights Sydney
o 2 nights Melbourne
o 2 nights Dunedin
o 3 nights Queenstown
o 1 night Auckland
• Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
• Hotel porterage
• All transfers
• 16 meals: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
• Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
• Services of English-speaking tour managers
• Entrance fees per itinerary

• View many of Sydney's highlights, including the famous Opera House
• Explore Melbourne's lively and cosmopolitan neighborhoods
• Enjoy a scenic cruise of Milford Sound with stunning views of Mitre Peak
• Tour Dunedin with its magnificent Victorian and Edwardian architecture

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Australia
Depart for Australia

DAY 2, Thursday - En Route
Cross the International Date Line en route to Australia and skip a day ahead

DAY 3, Friday - Arrive in Sydney
Arrive in Sydney, Australia's cosmopolitan premier city.

DAY 4, Saturday - Explore Sydney
This morning's panoramic tour of Sydney starts at world famous Bondi Beach...

DAY 5, Sunday - Full Day in Sydney
A last day in Sydney to pursue your personal pleasures...

DAY 6, Monday - Flight to Melbourne
Board your flight this morning for the beautiful Victorian city of Melbourne...

DAY 7, Tuesday - Full Day in Melbourne
Participate in the afternoon optional tour to Phillip Island Little Penguin Parade.....

DAY 8, Wednesday - Flight to Dunedin
Fly via Christchurch to Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest city....

DAY 9, Thursday - Tour of Dunedin
A day to explore Dunedin, arguably New Zealand's most spectacular city.....

DAY 10, Friday - Dunedin to Queenstown
Depart Dunedin, traveling north to the Central Otago area.

DAY 11, Saturday - Discover Milford Sound
Today, take a full day tour to Milford Sound!

DAY 12, Sunday - Full Day in Queenstown
Spend time on your own discovering always picturesque Queenstown.

DAY 13, Monday - Flight to Auckland
Board your flight this morning for Auckland, New Zealand's largest city...

DAY 14, Tuesday - Depart New Zealand
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Six (6) optional excursions are also available for an additional fee and can be booked prior to or while on the tour.

Day #4 – Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise $148
Day #5 – Blue Mountains with Featherdale Wildlife Park $125
Day #7 – Phillip Island Little Penguin Parage $145
Day #9 – Otago Peninsula with Wellers Rock Cruise $80
Day #12 – Skippers Canyon 4WD Adventure $155

8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany & Austria $2,599 PP*

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Looking for a last minute Christmas vacation? This is a wonderful way to explore the Christmas Markets with a $480 PP included discount. Good for bookings through next Tuesday by midnight (9/6/22)

8 Day Christmas Markets of Germany & Austria $2,599.00 PP*
*Based on Double occupancy PBI Single Supplement $400
Deposit $331.00 Final payment due October 1, 2022
December 11 - 18, 2022 (Sunday departure)

Fully ESCORTED Tour with a $480 PP DISCOUNT, 3 added excursions, r/t air & travel protection insurance

Call[masked] or email me at [masked] to reserve your Christmas Vacation

  • INCLUDED - R/T air from West Palm Beach
  • INCLUDED - Travel Insurance included
  • INCLUDED - 6 nights accommodations – Depends on departure dates
  • 2 nights Munich – Holiday Inn Munich-Leuchtenbergring
  • 1 night Nuremberg – Ramada by Wyndham Nuernberg Parkhotel
  • 1 night Salzburg – Mercure Salzburg City/ARCOTEL Castellani
  • 2 nights Vienna – Hotel Am Konzerthaus Vienna/Lindner Hotel Am Belvedere/Arcotel Kaiserwasser/Arcotel Donauzentrum
  • INCLUDED - 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • INCLUDED – 3 additional excursions
  • This price EXPIRES on SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 based on availability
  • Experience the charm of the world-famous Christmas markets in Munich, Salzburg, Nuremberg & Vienna
  • Tour Munich, Bavaria's capital with its delightful "dancing" Glockenspiel clock
  • Visit magical Salzburg, birthplace of Mozart and scene of the Sound of Music
  • View Vienna with its magnificent Baroque palaces, parks and monuments
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

For a FULL ITINERARY follow the link to my Find Your Heart Travel page
or view the summary below:

DAY 1, Sunday - Depart for Germany from PBI

· DAY 2, Monday - Arrive in Munich - Balance of the day is at leisure to discover Munich's Christmas Market. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM, followed by a light dinner at your hotel.

· DAY 3, Tuesday - Munich City Tour & Christmas Market - Munich and view the major sights of the city. Continue via the Olympic Stadium to view many of the famous squares, including the delightful Marienplatz to see the Glockenspiel clock with its playful mechanical figures. Here, you can begin exploring the largest and most famous Christmas market of Munich. Proceed via the Ettal Monastery to Oberammergau, world-famous for its Passion Play
Added optional INCLUDED: Linderhof & Oberammergau (PM) 5.5 Hours

· DAY 4, Wednesday - Nuremberg Christmas Market - Germany's most famous Christmas market. With nearly 180 wooden stalls richly decorated with traditional wares, the market has earned the colorful title "Little Town from Wood and Cloth".

· DAY 5, Thursday - Salzburg City Tour & Christmas Market - This morning head to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart.
· DAY 6, Friday - Vienna City Tour & Christmas Market - Today, travel to Vienna, the former center of the Habsburg Empire.
Added optional INCLUDED: Mozart & Strauss Concert (PM) 2.5 Hours

· DAY 7, Saturday - Full Day in Vienna - Join the included tour to Bratislava. This morning, enjoy an excursion across the border to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. Tonight, share dinner with your Tour Manager at a traditional, historical restaurant in the Austrian countryside
Added optional INCLUDED: Half Day Bratislava (AM) 4 Hours

DAY 8, Sunday - Depart Austria
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

2nd Trip ~ SICILY Sale ~ 9 Day Tour ~ Off Season ~ $2,899

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**NEW SICILY, ITALY - 9 Day Tour of Sicily ~ *Off Season ***
w/round trip air, 2 optional excursions & insurance BOOK BY August 23rd) Includes $510 PP Discount $2,899

**This does not affect anyone going on the May 2023 Sicily trip**
I have groups going out of CT, FL & NY.

For FULL itinerary click this link and you can see a summary below.
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March begins to see the mercury rise in Sicily, with temperatures averaging between lows of 43˚F (6˚C) and highs of 59˚F (15˚C), marking the end of the short winter season, though the sea is not yet warm enough for a swim (59˚F/15˚C).

  • Round trip flights JFK-Rome-Palermo, Palermo-Rome-JFK

  • Other departure cities & off season dates available (prices slightly different)

  • 2022 -October 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 8, 15, 19

  • 2023 -February 28, March 4, 11, 21, 28

  • Deposit only $200

  • Discount of $510 PP (Sale ends 8/23/22)

  • Single supplement $450

  • Final payment January 1, 2023

  • 7 nights First Class accommodations

  • 3 nights Palermo – Mercure Palermo Centro

  • 1 night Agrigento – Hotel Dioscuri Bay Palace

  • 3 nights Catania – Palace Catania UNA Experienze

  • Italian city hotel taxes, fees & service charges

  • Includes 2 additional optional excursions, Cefalu & Syracuse

  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†

  • 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners with wine

  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout

  • Services of local guides in all major cities

  • Entrance fees per itinerary

  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

  • Visit the Norman Cathedral in Monreale with its interior of glittering 12th century Byzantine mosaics

  • Tour the old city of Palermo with its incredible mix of architectural styles

  • Savor lunch based on local specialties on a farm with an olive oil tasting

  • Discover Agrigento's Valley of the Temples, the best preserved outside of Greece

  • Explore the foothills around Mount Etna - the most active volcano in the world!

  • Stroll in the Old City of Catania, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • View intricate Roman mosaics at the famous Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for Italy
DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Palermo

  • Overnight: Palermo Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Monreale Cathedral & Palermo Old City Tour

  • Included option: Cefalu Tour (PM)

DAY 4, Friday - Farm Lunch, Arrive in Agrigento

  • · Overnight: Agrigento Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - Valley of the Temples, Mount Etna, Arrive in Catania

  • · Overnight: Catania Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Sunday - Full Day in Catania

  • Included optionl: Siracusa Tour (AM)
  • Overnight: Catania Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Monday - Catania City Tour

  • Included option: Taormina Tour (PM)
  • Overnight: Catania Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Tuesday - Visit Piazza Armerina en route to Palermo

  • Overnight: Palermo Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Wednesday - Depart Italy

  • Arrivederci! Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
  • Meals: Breakfast

9 Day Classic Japan ~ Cherry Blossom Season $3149 (escorted w/flighs & ins)

9 Day Tour of Japan Including Airfare & Insurance - April 5 – 13, 2023
$3149 Deposit $200. Book by Tuesday, 4/5/22. ONLY 7 Day Re-sale
Cherry Blossom season
View full itinerary here - https://efoster.dreamvacations.com/travel/cruise_articles/CMSStandardPage.html?edOid=1613116972

Text/call or email for FULL ITINERARY, this is just a glimpse [masked] efoster@dreamvacations.com)

• Flights LAX-Tokyo, Osaka-LAX (Flight time 11 – 14 hours)
• Other departure cities available within 6 – 9 months of departure
• We will need flights from home cities to LAX (6 hours)
• Single Supplement $700 & $50 addt'l for added ins
• 7 nights - 3 nights Tokyo, 2 nights Kyoto, 2 nights Osaka

• DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Japan
Depart for Japan (11 – 14 hour flight from LAX)

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Tokyo
Arrive in dynamic Tokyo in the "Land of the Rising Sun"; transfer to your hotel. This evening, attend an orientation meeting at approximately at 7 PM with your Tour Manager on the exciting adventure that awaits you in Japan, followed by a Welcome Dinner and drinks with your fellow travelers

• DAY 3, Friday - Tour of Tokyo
On today's tour of Tokyo, witness the contrast of this city of ancient traditions coupled with state-of-the-art technology. Drive through trendy Omotesando and begin your tour at the serene Meiji Shrine, nestled in a beautiful forested area that honors the first Emperor of modern Japan and his Empress. Afterward, on to the Imperial Palace, a huge parkland with magnificent gardens, the residence of Japan's Imperial family. View the famous stone arched Nijubashi bridge, that leads to the main entrance to the imperial palace. Continue to Asakusa, once Tokyo's leading entertainment district. Here, enter the massive gates to the ancient Buddhist temple of Sensoji built in the 7th century and the Kannon Temple, one of the most visited spiritual sites in the world. Stroll along bustling Nakamise Street; see endless rows of traditional local snacks and souvenirs. Tonight, discover on your own why Tokyo is one of the best cities in the world for nightlife

DAY 4, Saturday - Full Day in Tokyo
Spend the day at leisure to explore all of the delights of Tokyo on your own, or, participate in the optional full day tour to Mt. Fuji and Hakone* that promises a day of breathtaking natural scenery. Upon arrival, ascend to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji, located at an elevation of 7,545 feet pausing to admire the gorgeous panorama of the park and lake. After lunch, enjoy a picturesque boat cruise around pristine Lake Ashi. Later, take off to the summit by cable car to marvel at the sweeping views of Hakone National Park. Spend time at leisure to explore the surrounding area on your own. Afterwards, return to Tokyo

• DAY 5, Sunday - Bullet Train to Kyoto, Kinkaku-ji Temple, Gion District
At the Shinagawa Station, board the world-famous shinkansen, or "bullet train" that whisks you to Kyoto - a unique experience! Upon arrival, your sightseeing of Kyoto begins with a visit to the celebrated gold-gilded Kinkaku-ji Temple, known as the "Golden Pavilion' . Afterward, enjoy a traditional tea ceremony, where you participate in the ritualized art of preparing, serving and drinking green tea, then a city tour with a walk in Gion, Kyoto's most famous Geisha district; visit the shops, restaurants and tea houses where Geisha entertain. Later, check in to your hotel and spend the evening at leisure

• DAY 6, Monday - Full Day in Kyoto
Time to discover Kyoto on your own, or, join the fascinating optional tour to Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. After arriving by train takes you to the Peace Memorial, dedicated to the many lives lost in Hiroshima. After this solemn visit, a short ferry ride to Miyajima Island, not far from the coast. Enjoy views of the striking Itsukushima Shrine best-known for its floating torii gate, dating back to the 6th century. Spend free time on the island with its many shrines and temples before boarding the ferry to Hiroshima and the train back to Kyoto

DAY 7, Tuesday - Kyoto City Tour, Drive to Osaka
Embark on a tour of historic Kyoto, founded in the 7th century, one of the early capitals of Japan and home of the country's most treasured remnants of Japanese imperial life. Fushimi Inari Taisha, an impressive Shinto shrine that sits at the foot of Mount Inari. Marvel at the ten thousand vermilion torii gates that line the paths up the mountain. Later, depart Kyoto and drive south to cosmopolitan Osaka. Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori shopping streets plus a visit to dramatic Osaka Castle.

• DAY 8, Wednesday - Full Day in Osaka
The morning is at leisure for personal pursuits. In the afternoon, enjoy this city on your own, or, embark on the optional tour. Arrive at the exquisite wooden Todai-ji Temple, home of the impressive Daibutsu (Great Buddha) bronze statueTonight, gather together for a Farewell Dinner.

• DAY 9, Thursday - Depart Japan

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