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Just for kicks, imagine experiencing your Spain dream vacation with your favorite people. Whatever your passions, we can make it happen, your way.

Living in Spain, we have a huge advantage over other American companies in NYC or California + we really love R & D: finding fun rewarding experiences that connect with the authentic essence and passion of a place…. winemakers in the Rioja, a paella cooking class in Seville, our favorite tailor or artist in Lisbon, a chef in San Sebastian or Barcelona or a flamenco dancer, bullfighter or fiesta in Andalucia.

The cool part is when YOU share new unique experiences with your favorite people, it creates new  deeper bonds and memories…. (Way more memorable than a new luxury car or 1000 Pradas).

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We hate mass-market mediocrity & tourist traps, so our private tours
and small group Spain deluxe tours offer you more:

more authenticity & cultural fun
more comfort & confidence
more service & insider insight


Our customers appreciate that a tailor-made Spain or Portugal adventure that you remember forever is a far more personalized and poignant gift than
an expensive designer item or another luxury cruise. It is a chance to enjoy experiences and rewarding cultural fun one would likely never have access to.

20 What to do in Spain in 2014 ideas:

  • Mediterranean sailing excursion to picnic in hidden coves
  • Learn to make authentic Paella with a Spanish family
  • Explore the life of gladiators in Roman arenas of Italy & Spain
  • Learn about wine making & tasting with our vinter in his winery.
  • VIP helicopter tour of Spanish cities, villages & vineyards
  • Medieval castles & monasteries where monks still chant daily
  • Peruse antique shops and street markets with guide
  • With a Spanish dancer, learn the basics of Flamenco
  • Enjoy the beauty of palaces, flower-filled gardens & cafés
  • Traditional Celtic bagpipes & festivals of northern Spain
  • Discover 200+ cheeses of Spain, Portugal & Italy
  • Tapas workshop with our friend the chef
  • Adrenalin-pumping bull runs or kite surfing
  • Old World charm & music of Lisbon and Porto, Portugal
  • Olive grove picnics between historic hill towns
  • Private visits to top art museums & local artist studios
  • Do soccer, yoga, hiking, gym, surfing or sailing
  • Meet an opera singer in Rome or Madrid in a café
  • Incredible modern architecture of Barcelona & Valencia
  • Luxury & character hotels of Spain, Portugal & Italy

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Since 1998, we have been living here in southern Europe and connecting upscale travelers with the best of our kingdom. This experience benefits our customers more than us being in NYC or LA. We love sharing our best stuff with those who appreciate and deserve more than mediocre mass market travel.

By limiting ourselves to 5 trips per week (instead of selling more and contracting out later as many do) we personally give you the American style service you deserve. We set the stage & remove the worry of risking it alone in a country for the first time. This ensures you and your loved ones an unforgettable bonding adventure to cherish forever.

Let us know what you think and note that spring and summer tend to sell out .To the right you can see 6 possible types of experiences for our 100% custom-made private adventures in Spain, Portugal or Italy. Talk soon.

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Since 1998, we have been living here in southern Europe and connecting upscale travelers with the best of our kingdom. This experience benefits our customers more than us being in NYC or LA. We love sharing our best stuff with those who appreciate and deserve more than mediocre mass market travel.

By limiting ourselves to 5 trips per week (instead of selling more and contracting out later as many do) we personally give you the American style service you deserve. We set the stage & remove the worry of risking it alone in a country for the first time. This ensures you and your loved ones an unforgettable bonding adventure to cherish forever.

Let us know what you think and note that spring and summer tend to sell out .To the right you can see 6 possible types of experiences for our 100% custom-made private adventures in Spain, Portugal or Italy. Talk soon.

What To Do In Spain in 2014

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Cordoba is one of the most exotic and beautiful Spanish cities .

If you want to start your MagicalSpain Secrets of Andalucia tour with us
in Cordoba adding 1 day, here is what we would offer:
select accomodation in 4* hotel in old town near Jewish quarter,

Private guided walking tour of Cordoba,
reservation for dinner
full breakfast
access to 24 / 7 tour customer support
transport the next day to Seville

Normal Rate for private touring is euro

To return to Granada, I suggest the train.

There is a train just after 5pm and another at 6pm that take some 4.5 hours to Madrid,

Then you take a taxi from the station to your hotel

or we can offer a more comfortable private car & driver to meet you with a sign
rate of 74euro + tax

So while our luxury private travel rates are not cheap, they are MUCH lower than top luxury travel companies like our friends at

Then we are using select hotel that are in high demand by other luxury travelers. So hotel rates look to be the highest since 2007!!!

Next there are a lot of days & a lot of personal services for just 2 people like drivers, private guided tours & managing logistics.

Next the law of supply & demand as Spain, compared to Italy & France has much less unique high end hotel properties + high luxury travel demand in Sept see #1.

Also Spain, unlike Italy where decent English is more common, the good bilingual guides charge higher rates.

Can you tell me what the tax rate is? *** 2) Yes, currently 10% on this although the politicos are always prone to increase it & their own salaries.

Also, does that cost include the domestic flight to Seville? *** 3) It did not, BUT I can include if we can confirm in the next week or so. let me send you a PDF with more details

Last, is there anything specific that is driving the price high? We don’t really want to change anything major, I’m just looking for advice like…if the Marbella resort stay is $3,000 EU all on it’s own, maybe we need to adjust it. Maybe not…I’d just like to information to work with.

* One way to reduce cost is to switch in cities from private luxury transfers to taxis which are normally honest & efficient albiet less comfortable & less clean,….

+ you may have to wait in line for a while at train or airports

+ Taxi drivers often speaks little english so can be stressful to communicate.

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Or to switch from exclusive private guided tours with historic & cultural conversations & questions with a real human resident expert to a bus tour with a “canned tour explantion” often prerecorded in multiple languages & no questions. – I will have to check on rates here

Also, we just got a credit card with no foreign exchange fees etc. – That we will want to use. It should arrive in a week. Is that ok or too long?

*** 7) No problem, a week should be OK. As you may know we only run 5 trips per week, so IF we had other customers that wanted your dates, I would notify you first. Fair enough?

thanks,
Rachel

http://www.MagicalSpain.com

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2) Super Small Group Andalucia Tour

3) Spain Travel Consulting

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Hi Rachel,

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Can you tell me what the tax rate is? Also, does that cost include the domestic flight to Seville? What are the terms on the $2,000 EU deposit? Is it refundable or partially refundable until a certain time? Last, is there anything specific that is driving the price high? We don’t really want to change anything major, I’m just looking for advice like…if the Marbella resort stay is $3,000 EU all on it’s own, maybe we need to adjust it. Maybe not…I’d just like to information to work with.

Also, we just got a credit card with no foreign exchange fees etc. That we will want to use. It should arrive in a week. Is that ok or too long?

Thanks,

Hi Rachel,

You’re correct on the meals, but feel free to include anything that you think shouldn’t be missed. The plan you sent says 5 nice meals are included under “style of travel”, is that the case for us or not?

Once we pay the deposit, will we get confirmed hotels so we can check them out online? We really liked what we saw so far but couldn’t get a good sense of the Madrid hotels. NH seems to be all over the city! We would also like to be able to make a few requests once we know the hotels, such as a high floor and cliff-side in Ronda, or possibly an upgrade cost(if it’s not already included) for a deluxe room at the Casa 1800 with a terrace – we will look to you for those recommendations too!

For the Seville flight, I can book it or you can, whichever makes the most sense.

When you referred to this itinerary as “beta” does that mean you will be adding more detail/ excursion or tour options? I think Geoff would like to see a tapas/wine type tour somewhere if possible. If not, will you typically include information and suggestions in advance for what we might want to do on our own time? I am thinking of reservations and/or advance ticket purchase things. Especially in Ronda where the itinerary is less detailed and in Marbella so we have a contingency if it rains.

In general, how busy are the restaurants and how reliant on reservations? Should we be making reservations in advance or can we typically get into the recommended places walking in? If we need help making a reservation in Spanish,can you do that?

I know..,lots of questions for a Monday!

If you could send the final pricing – as final as possible with details still fluctuating…and a paypal invoice for the $2,000eu deposit. I will look at it with——- tonight. What are the terms of that deposit? If we have to cancel or postpone or we can’t agree on the trip details for some reason is it refundable?

Phew! Sorry for the novella, can you tell we’re getting excited now?

Thanks,

delighted you like the the plan so far.

I agree always best not to assume….Unlike the big bus tours companies that pick for bus access,
we pick hotels for human walking access :>

I should note that hotels had availability as of last week, but we are sorta at
the mercy of their bookings so best we move as soon as possible.

4* Catalonia Riena Victoria – Let me mention our fav Ronda hotel
is on the cliff but not the gorge, which is a direct 8 – 10 minute walk away.

Nest step?…. I will go ahead and add up the bill to get you a final price.

I think the meals we talked about not including is that right? You get more flexibility
that way for local dining which we can help suggest. Happy to include your BCN to Seville flight.

Assuming you are Ok with final rates, then you can confirm w/ the first payment
of 1000euro/pp.

Please advise. cheers! Rachel

http://www.MagicalSpain.com

USA’s Spain Luxury Travel Experts….

1) Private VIP Luxury Spain Trips

2) Super Small Group Andalucia Tour

3) Spain Travel Consulting

Please peruse and let me know what I might have missed
or thoughts, questions ect…

thanks,
Rachel

http://www.MagicalSpain.com

USA’s Spain Luxury Travel Experts….

1) Private VIP Luxury Spain Trips

2) Super Small Group Andalucia Tour

3) Spain Travel Consulting

…Siesta-Free since 1998 :->

Our Spain Videos
Our Twitter
Facebook Fan Page
Spain Life & Travel Blog

See Real Customer´s Reviews in video

How You Can Benefit:
ONLY 5 trips per week = More personal care
Insider Cultural, Foodie or Active Fun
Comfort, Confidence + 24/7 Tour Support

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