Owner and Travel Advisor
Huckleberry Travel

Mr. Thomas Carpenter, VTA
Preferred Mailing

408 E. 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11218

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Travel Specialization
Adventure Travel, Barge/Canal/River Cruises, Cruising/Cruise Lines, Culinary/Cooking/Gastronomy, Customized Travel, Eco-Tourism, Family/Multi-generational, Ferry/Riverboat, Group Vacation, LGBT, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Music & Performing Arts, Reunions, Safari & Wildlife
Destination Specialization
Africa, Antarctica/Arctic Region, Asia - Central Asia, Asia - China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Asia - Southeast Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska
Languages Known
English, German
ASTA Certification
I've visited over sixty countries on every continent, and want to share my passion for travel with you.
About me
Travel today is more complicated than ever. Between new entry protocols, testing and quarantine requirements, last-minute schedule changes, extreme weather events, and geopolitical tensions, it's my job to stay on top of everything so that my clients are able to travel safely and with minimal hassles. We take care of our clients before, during, and after each trip, all the while delivering authentic, destination-immersive travel experiences. I've been to more than sixty countries and have visited every continent--including Antarctica--so I'd love to plan your bucket list adventure, but keep in mind that I can also add tremendous value to a simple air and hotel booking or cruise vacation. The clients who gravitate toward me tend to be travelers, not tourists. If that sounds like a good fit for you, I'd love to talk to you about being your advocate when you travel.
Why I love my job
Our personal and professional service sets us apart from other travel advisors. Whether you're traveling alone or in a group, and whether you're planning the trip-of-a-lifetime or a short weekend getaway, we'll help you find the perfect trip at the right price. If you'd like to start talking to us about your next vacation, or even if you'd just like to join our mailing list or check us out online at huckleberrytravel.com
Favorite Destinations
Where to start? Huckleberry Travel was founded on the idea that people can have unique, transformative experiences while traveling. We've got loads of those stories on our website--huckleberrytravel.com. Check them out!
About my most memorable vacation
We're always on the move! Each year, we escort private groups on several trips, but we're also expert at planning custom individualized itineraries. If you'd like to know where we're going next, check out our website!


Consortia / Franchise

Uniglobe Travel International, Virtuoso

Host Agency Association

Host Agency Association
Uniglobe Travel Center


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Thorough, Responsive, and FUN
By Polly Macomber on Feb 26, 2019
I worked with Tom to book my trip to France and Spain in 2017 and he set up a trip that was exactly what I wanted: some mainstream and some off-the-beaten-path. When a couple of glitches arose in the course of my travels, Tom was reachable and he made sure that I was taken care of. He never tried to talk me into things to "upsell" me - just the opposite: he listened to my needs and found me options that were a good fit for my personality AND my budget. And, not only is Tom efficient, friendly, and responsive, he's a smart, fun person who is a joy to work with. Can't recommend Huckleberry highly enough!

Wonderful experience!!
By Robin Wertheimer on Mar 10, 2019
For the best possible service, use Huckleberry Travel!!! We asked Thomas Carpenter of Huckleberry Travel to set us up with a much needed vacation this past September. He was fantastic! Within a day of speaking with him, he had sent me a bunch of possibilities within the parameters which I had requested. I got to look at them all and then I asked him a bunch of questions about the few that I had narrowed it down to, and then we booked! Even after we booked it with him, he continued to answer all my crazy questions. He was responsive all the way through the vacation and even after wards. We had a little, tiny trouble with the hotel (through no fault of Thomas or Huckleberry) and he made good with them on our behalf even after we returned. I'll say it again: For the best possible service, use Huckleberry Travel!!!

Reviewed on Thursday, May 2, 2019 11:17:11 AM
By on May 02, 2019
We went on our first Alaskan cruise thanks to Huckleberry Travel. It was a great experience and it really shows that they care a lot about travel and having a good time and making sure your individual needs are met.