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Welcome to Lilacs & Chai! We are hospitality professionals dedicated to providing authentic service. As a traveler, you can expect tailor-made itineraries, added value, special perks and VIP recognition. Through our long-term holistic approach to travel planning, you will be sure to reap the benefits of time saved and 

personalized travel experiences for years to come. If you are looking to make your next trip extra special, we look forward to exceeding your expectations. We hope you’ll have fun designing, discovering and investing in your travel memories with Lilacs & Chai.  

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Lilacs & Chai is a boutique travel company based in San Diego. As an affiliate of Avant-Garde Travel, a Virtuoso agency, we specialize in luxury travel experiences. We believe in a holistic approach to travel. We believe in crossing destinations off of your bucket list. We believe in giving back and leaving the world better than we found it. We value travel, hospitality and creating a beautiful life with lasting memories.   

Scouting out luxury destinations and experiences for clients is a labor of love.  

“Everything you can imagine is real.” 
Pablo Picasso

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“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world, you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.”

- Anthony Bourdain

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GORGEOUS DESTINATIONS

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GORGEOUS DESTINATIONS

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AFRICA

Antarctica

Caribbean

NORTH AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA

SOUTH PACIFIC

ASIA

Central America 

EUROPE

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LILAC LANe

a Travel Collective 

We take pride in designing tailor-made itineraries for travelers. No two trips are the same and each is curated with your specific taste in mind. We follow a simple process that allows us to get to know your travel style more completely. We then continue to serve you with personalized recommendations for this trip and create a holistic portfolio of travel for years to come. We are your personal “shopper” for all things luxury travel and are passionate about finding that “just right” option for each unique traveler.  

Lilac Lane a Travel Collective was created with the avid traveler in mind. Someone that looks at travel holistically and cares a great deal about the experiences they invest in. We’ve worked with celebrities, executives and athletes to assist with creating intentional travel memories. Take advantage of our exclusive benefits and enjoy the perks of our connections around the world.  

“No two trips are the same and each is curated with your specific taste in mind"

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

- Mark Twain

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