Wally Jones

Phoenix, AZ

Multi-Destination Specialist

I’ve been with Travel Leaders 17 of the 26 years of my travel career. My specialties include: Aussie Specialist, 100% Pure New Zealand Specialist, Japan, Thailand and South Africa Travel Specialist along wit being a Certified Leisure Specialist with Travel Leaders. Today I maintain continuing and expanding my education in order to be a voice of expert advice for my clients. Striving to get the most value and highest satisfaction from their journey and builiding lasting memories.

My Travel Specialties

A bit more about me...

People travel for different reasons and it's my mission to ensure they aren't disappointed in the trips they entrust me to help create.  I take a bit of an empathetic approach in my planning.  After a brief consultation, I plan my client's journey as if it's a trip that I'll be taking.  Keeping your...
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Suited up before jumping off the Auckland Tower

Australia Travel Specialist

For such a young nation, Australia sure does have plenty to offer visitors.

You should no doubt see the country’s icons such as the Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, and Uluru (aka Ayers Rock, but please call it Uluru).  But beyond that, the country has so much more to extend to the...
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Japan Travel Specialist

Where time seems to stand still in the quaint villages. Skyscrapers rise up alongside beautifully maintained castles and shrines and majestic mountains peak over shimmering lakes.

Japan is a country full of contrasts and I love to aid my clients in navigating the destination with ease so they...
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Itsukushima Shrine & Miyajima Gate

My Travel Albums

Australia
The Twelve Apostles
Japan
Tokyo SkyTree (night)

My Reviews

1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Great memories of a great trip
It was our good fortune to work with Wally Jones to arrange our trip to Australia.
One of the things that impressed us the most was the way Wally listened to us so he could customize our trip around our interests.
The accommodations he booked for us were all top notch and included an upscale bungalow on the Queensland coast and a lovely boutique hotel on the waterfront of Hobart.
Wally also had loads of practical tips, ranging from how to navigate the airports to some of the best places to shop in Sydney. He also handled our arrangements for a rental car for the week we spent in Tasmania.
All told, Wally worked with us for weeks, revising our itinerary as we tweaked our schedule. Throughout the process, Wally was easy to contact, thoroughly professional and always friendly.
Thanks to Wally, our trip was amazing in every way, and we came home with incredible memories. We couldn’t be happier with the results, and we’re already talking with Wally about another trip next year!
By  JB Stanley  from  Phoenix, Arizona
Traveled to  Australia & New Zealand
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Better Than I Could Have Expected!
Absolutely GREAT! He spent a lot of time getting to know what I would like out of my trip (even before I really knew what I wanted) Very little effort needed on my part, Wally took care of it all for a seamless experience for a first time traveler! I'll definitely be booking my next trip with him!
By  Jacob  from  Phoenix, Arizona
Traveled to  Japan ~ East and Southeast Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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43 of 86 people found this review helpful
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Wally has always been available when needed. He is service oriented and has worked well under pressure. You can feel his smile through the phone!
By  NA  from  Scottsdale, AZ
Traveled to  Washington D.C. ~ District of Columbia ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 5 people found this review helpful
Wally is a Travel Leader
I have been working with Wally Jones for 12 years. I use Wally to book travel for an executive team with a heavy and complicated travel schedule. Wally has extensive travel knowledge both in Domestic and International travel. He always goes the extra mile to make sure everything is in order for our team and uses his local contacts to make sure they have the best travel experience possible. I recommend Wally without hesitation.
By  Paula K  from  Phoenix, AZ
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Wally Jones responded:
I truly appreciate your kind words, Paula. It's been my pleasure to have worked with you these past years. I sincerely appreciate your business and I look forward to be being of service to you moving forward.

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2 of 5 people found this review helpful
Miami Bound!
Wally is dedicated and goes above and beyond to ensure that travel goes smoothly from start to finish. I would highly recommend Wally :)
By  Marlene  from  Phoenix, Arizona
Traveled to  Miami ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Wally Jones responded:
Thank you, Marlene. I appreciate your kind words and I wish you happy travels. :)

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Destination Expert:

  • Australia
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Thailand
  • South Africa

Travel Specialist:

  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Heritage
  • Safari
  • Cruises
  • Honeymoons
  • Shopping
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Historical Sites
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Escorted Tours
  • Executive Corporate and Luxury Travel
  • Independent Travel

Top Travel Partners:

  • Travel2
  • GOGO Vacations
  • Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Fairmont - Raffles - Swissotel

Certifications/Awards:

  • Aussie Specialist
  • 100% Pure New Zealand Specialist
  • Japan Travel Specialist
  • South Africa Specialist
  • Kenya Travel Specialist
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