(31 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Teresa Scannell

Gilbert, AZ

Tahiti Specialist, Africa & Nayara Costa Rica

I love traveling myself and I love being able to help others create amazing memories on their travels. While I do sell the world my specialities and passions are Tahiti and her islands, Adults Only Resorts, Costa Rica and Africa!

My Travel Specialties


I just returned from my third trip to Africa and have discovered the beauty of the country of Zimbabwe!   The people, the land and the animals are all so very special and different from other African countries I have visited!  It's very true what they say about Africa, it has a way of stealing your...
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Tahiti Specialist

I just recently returned from a wonderful trip to many islands throughout Tahiti! I have seen pictures and thought I understood these islands pretty well but I now know there are small details that make each of the islands and resorts in Tahiti  special and unique. Truly amazing islands and lets not...
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South Africa Safari

South Africa is one of the easiest and most affordable places to experience a Safari in Africa!  There are so many things to do for adventure in South Africa, for some history try spending time down in Cape Town or a couple of nights in Johannesburg. If you are into wine then maybe a few days on the...
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Sundowners in South Africa.

Costa Rica and Nayara Resorts

I have fallen in love with Costa Rica for many, many, many reasons. I love how it is so different from other destinations! It has a nice blend of tropical meets rainforest and Jungle, such a beautiful combination of vegetation! Costa Rica has so many things to see and do and things differ depending...
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Namibia Africa Safari

They often say that once you set foot on African soil, it won't be your last! I just found this to be true! Here are just a few of my favorite highlights on my visit to Namibia! I had the best Africa adventures! We had a longer drive to get from one place to another. Let me paint the picture we were...
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Getting ready for a game drive!

Jamaica Specialist

I feel in love with Jamaica a long time ago before I was a travel consultant! There is something special about the island and it's people that has captured my heart. Jamaica is a beautiful island full of amazing adventures and perfect beaches for just lazing the day away, no matter what your taste...
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Sunset on Seven Mile Beach

UnCruise Adventure

I have never been a fan of huge cruise ships doing the normal with the masses, so UnCruise was absolutely perfect for me!!!!  UnCruise has a fleet of small expedition type ships that sail into small inlets and coves far off the beaten path!  Uncruise offers a totally all inclusive trip offering as...
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Dawes Glacier

My Travel Albums

South Africa Kruger Safari
Costa Rica
Namibia, Africa
Jamaica Couples Resorts
Just me and hubby
Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and Tahaa

Customer Testimonials

Dream Bora Bora Trip

Teresa helped my wife and I book our belated honeymoon to Bora Bora. Best trip of our lives and it all started with the superb customer service at A World of Travel. They truly care about each customer's trip. Teresa is second to none. She even met with us for drinks after our trip and suffered (just kidding) through all of our photos.
Darrick K, Peoria Arizona

Dive Trip to Caribbean

Last year I had the pleasure of visiting Puerto Rico. It was a working conference but I also wanted to stay a few extra days to enjoy the surrounding area. I called up Teresa and asked for her advice. One of the restaurants I frequent at Dana Park in Mesa was where I noticed the travel agency Teresa works at. So on a whim I called her office and received top-end service. Thank you, Teresa, for making my travel arrangements and finding me the best hotel to stay. I was also able to enjoy some great scuba diving in the area. Will use you all again for future trips. Cheers. Doug Gulleson
Doug G, Arizona

Great Beach Vacations

Teresa, at A World of Travel, has been such a blessing to our family!! With little time to search for vacations on our own, we have been able to count on Teresa to find us exactly the type of trip we are looking for, with a great price and exactly the features we are desore-and with short notice or a few months' notice. She has been wonderful for us and we plan to use her services many more times in the future!!
Rachel Armstrong, Lakeside, AZ

My Reviews

61 of 114 people found this review helpful
Trip of a Lifetime
seemed attentive to what i wanted. arranged the best sequence to accomplish all of what we wanted to do on the trip and make the most of the time we had on the trip. Some very interesting day trips were arranged.
By  triplover  from  Los Angeles, CA
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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64 of 121 people found this review helpful
Here's an agent that works for you!
Teresa is the sweetest person to work with. She listens to what you want and expect on a vacation and delivers. Never pushy.
She is there from the beginning, during, and after your vacation to help you with any needs you may have.
She makes sure to help you with your budget not only whatever is available.
I would and have recommended her to friends who agree with everything I've said.
If you want someone who works for you, not just for the company, this is the woman for you.
By  Chicagokid  from  Firt Worth, Texas
Traveled to  Barcelona ~ Spain ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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62 of 119 people found this review helpful
25th Anniversary Trip
Celebrating our 25th anniversary we wanted to do something special. We knew we wanted to go to French Polynesia however had no idea on which islands, which resorts. Teresa helped to guide us on an awesome experience from her personal knowledge of the area and was able to even keep it within our budget as well. Throughout the trip she created memories at each location that really stood out and made it feel extra special. Each stop on our trip was magical with added touches like rose petals on our bed, fine chocolates and champagne and a personal note from her at each resort she had delivered. During the trip we emailed her a couple questions, each time she was very responsive. She even checked to see how it was going for us in case we needed anything. Post trip she followed up to see how it went to ensure our experience was everything we hope for. With her help it certainly was! We would absolutely recommend Teresa to anyone based on the total experience she delivered for us on t
By  Richard & Natacha   from  Evansville, Indianna
Traveled to  French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful
Creating our Dream Honeymoon!
Teresa met with us multiple times and and addressed all of our questions by providing scenarios and examples that created a vision for our Honeymoon. She was so great to work with! She even stayed past closing time to help us set up our dream honeymoon! She has a lot of experience and I would recommend her to anyone!
By  Andrew R.  from  Gilbert, AZ
Traveled to  Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Trip of a lifetime!! Bucket list trip
Teresa was a pleasure to deal with. Professional, approachable, quick to respond to questions(no matter how crazy) and concerns (again no matter how crazy). She was genuine and knowledgable and showed a real passion for and an interest in our trip. I highly recommend her to all.
By  HG  from  Syosset, NY
Traveled to  South Africa ~ Africa
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Costa Rica
  • French Polynesia
  • Juneau
  • Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Namibia
  • Jamaica
  • Tahiti
  • Bora Bora
  • Moorea Island
  • South Pacific

Travel Specialist:

  • Adventure
  • All Inclusive
  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Couples & Romance
  • Beach Vacations
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari

Top Travel Partners:

  • Abercrombie & Kent
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Travel2
  • UnCruise Adventures
  • Alexander & Roberts
  • G Adventures
  • Globus


  • Cerfified Tahiti Specialist
  • Certified Sandals Specialist
  • South Pacific Specialist
  • Travel Leaders Certified Travel Specialist

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