A few words about us...
France 4 Real, Italy 4 Real and Brazil 4 Real are all subsidiaries of Travel 4 Real LLc. a Pacific Northwest-based travel company specializing in small group tours, custom itinerary and event planning to Italy and Europe and South America . Owned and operated by mother and son team, Deborah de Maio and Rem Malloy Travel 4 Real brings the history and culture of Europe to life.
Deborah has traveled internationally from Europe to the U.S. for over 37 years and Rem is an accomplished travel photographer, businessman and guide.
As a team they frequently speak and teach classes about international travel and “what to know and where to go” throughout Europe including subjects ranging from how to plan your vacation, where to stay, to how to pick the correct route.
The Travel 4 Real brands strive to open the world to the new traveler as well as give the seasoned globetrotter something new to see or do.
All trips and tours under the Travel 4 Real brand have the feel of “traveling with a friend” and feature the local and classic locations while taking care of all the details. Each tour is hand picked -- every hotel, room and restaurant. Italy 4 Real’s 13-day Premo Italiano Tour, travelers are escorted by the owners of the company who make certain the highest quality and customer service is received.
Recommended by New York Newsday, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Askme.comand featured in International Travel News and Travel Holiday Magazine Travel 4 Real and its brands are like no other travel company. It is focused on providing travelers with a truly unique experience at a reasonable price. The company is continuing to grow and add brands which focus on specific destinations, each hand picked for quality and off the beaten path accommodations, sights and experiences.
Spectacular natural beauty, medieval hill towns, 17th century villas and homemade Italian French and South American cuisine, are all designed by Travel 4 Real and its brands to give travelers a sense of a true local experience not found on large group tours. Programs for individuals and tours feature hotels that place an emphasis on comfort while staying away from major hotel chains adding another element of uniqueness to their products. All hotels are locally owned, making sure to promote local tourist enterprises.
Custom Trip Planning Services. Clients work directly with a destination expert who will assist them in routing, hotels, villas, cars, private guides and extras such as cooking classes. Each step of the planning process is explained in detail so the client has a complete understanding of their trip.
What we offer...
Do you need a resource for unique travel solutions the big box suppliers can't provide?
France 4 Real is the silent partner for travel agents supplying a direct resource for extensive knowledge, hard to find and unique locations and personalized service for our clients. We hit the streets not just in France, but also in Italy, Greece, Brazil and Canada and actually inspect and recruit small providers of unique travel services.
- Villas and Boutique Hotel
- Personalized Attention
- Escorted or Independent
- Customized packages for individuals and groups
- Escorted tours
- Adventure tours
- Nature tours
- Customized Itineraries
- Rental car
- Local Assistance Abroad
- Airport transfers
We work in the old school way and personally work your request by hand using the phone, maps and our relationships. This gives you the most direct level of knowledge about your clients request and offers your clients a level of service and experience they can not find in big box suppliers.