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Welcome to Super Savvy Travelers. We are Chris and Pete Sobolev.

In 2011 we purchased a centuries-old home in the hilltop village of Santa Domenica Talao, Calabria, Italy.

We have never looked back.

Santa Domenica Talao

Since that time we have travelled to so many places we might never have discovered. We have made friends we will cherish all our lives and we have had experiences so magical that we will never forget them.

Through our travels, we’ve found that two of the most valuable things in life are experiences and connections with others. Unforgettable travel, the magic, the memories are all dependent on these two things.

Our travels, our lives and our site are all about perfect experiences that are new and exciting enough to keep us riveted but not overwhelmed.

The most important part of any experience is the connection you make with people. It is the sharing of a beautiful culture, the joys and the sorrows of people whose lives are so different than our own.

Whether your dream includes a cruise to the beautiful islands of the Caribbean, Alaska, Mexico or any of the magnificent river cruises in Europe, we can handle everything for you so all you have to do is show up.

If your dream vacation is anywhere in Europe, we can put together a fabulous package at the lowest cost that can include air, cruises, and shore excursions.

And of course, if you want to see the real Italy we can book photographer’s tours, culinary tours, shopping tours or any tour you could possibly dream up.

We are an independent agency in the Avoya travel network. This network of over 1,000 independent agents allows us to offer you special pricing and amenities through the buying power of Avoya.

Why book your cruise or trip with Super Savvy Travelers?

  • We can get you the lowest possible prices through our access to exclusive Avoya and AMEX group rates and amenities
  • We have access to the latest travel industry booking tools to provide you with the quickest quotes and the latest deals
  • We will ensure you get the benefit of all available special offers, discounts, and promotions, and we know how to combine them to get you the best possible deal
  • We can get special rates and amenities for groups with 8 or more cabins
  • We are experts on European travel and know about “hidden gems” and off-the-beaten-path places to visit
  • We are cruise experts and specialize in Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity, Norwegian, and Azamara Club cruises
  • We will work personally with you to plan every detail of your vacation

Contact us today. Let’s plan your dream trip!

Travel Deals


Travel Deals and Special Offers

Here are some of the most recent deals from our favorite cruise suppliers. Often, there will be Avoya Group cabins available that have their own exclusive discounts that can be combined with these deals for even lower prices.

There are many more deals from many other suppliers, with new ones announced every day, so please contact us for the latest special deals.

Royal Caribbean’s Spring Getaway Sale

Book between now and Apr. 22, 2019 and save 50% off your second guest, with kids sailing free, and get up to $150 in onboard credit, on select sailings.

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Celebrity’s Sail All Included Promotion

For Celebrity Edge Europe sailings departing 5/15/19 – 8/10/19, get 4 perks included for 1st and 2nd guest, and 50% reduced cruise fare for 3rd, 4th, and 5th guests in triple, quad, and family staterooms. This offer applies to ALL stateroom categories on select sailings. Hurry, this offer is only good for sailings booked through 5/1/19.

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Celebrity’s Sail Your Way Promotion

Celebrity gives you a choice of three pricing packages: the lowest available fare, a price with 2 perks, or a price with 4 perks. This offer is good for cruises booked from 4/4/19 to 5/1/19.

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Azamara’s Share & Save Promotion

For bookings made through May 31, 2019, get 50% off 2nd guest, plus $500 onboard credit, plus free Wi-Fi, on select sailings.

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Norwegian’s Free at Sea Promotion

Choose up to 6 free offers (depending on stateroom category) with a value of up to $4,000!

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Golf Cruises


Azamara/PerryGolf Golf Cruises

We’re pleased to be able to offer some very unique vacations combining cruising and golfing through a partnership between Azamara Cruises and PerryGolf, the international leader in golf vacations. This year, seven different itineraries are available ranging from seven nights to sixteen and from three rounds to six. PerryGolf’s staff on board and ashore arranges every aspect of the golf program from daily pairings and competitions to social events and handling your golf clubs which you’ll find set up at each course awaiting your arrival from the ship.

One of the most exciting upcoming itineraries is the 2019 Open Championship Golf Cruise from July 17-29. The 12 night voyage begins in Edinburgh, Scotland for its journey through the British Isles with eight ports of call including Ireland’s Portrush to attend the final day’s play of The 148th Open at the magnificent Royal Portrush Golf Club (1888) The itinerary is beautifully balanced with famous city experiences such as Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Liverpool and Waterford combined with a visit to the charming Isle of Man and St Peter Port in the Channel Islands.

The itinerary is beautifully balanced with famous city experiences such as Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Liverpool and Waterford combined with a visit to the charming Isle of Man and St Peter Port in the Channel Islands. The call
at Invergordon will take visitors to the very heart of the Scottish Highlands. Finally the voyage will conclude in Southampton on the south coast of England, convenient for one of the world’s great capitals – London.

Here’s a short video summarizing the Azamara/PerryGolf experience:

Please browse the flyers below on the 2018-2019,  and 2020 Golf Voyages:

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The St Andrews Old Course

Perry Golf offers a number of their own tours that include rounds at the Old Course at St Andrews, and can also provide you with a customized tour of the Old Course. PerryGolf has done business with St Andrews Links Trust since 1984, the longest such relationship of any existing tour operator. PerryGolf has accepted an invitation to become an Authorized Provider, and in doing so continues this long held and valued association with the Trust. Perry Golf has secured a season-long allocation of starting times for 2018 and 2019, ensuring they are in a very strong position to accommodate clients from around the world with secure and guaranteed advance arrangements to play The Old Course.

The video and flyer below have more information about the Old Course and Perry Golf’s tour packages that include play on the Old Course:

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