Serena McClain Travel is an Independent Affiliate of Brownell Travel, the oldest luxury travel organization in the United States, and a member of Virtuoso. Virtuoso is the foremost luxury travel network in the world, and includes over 1,600 of the finest travel providers in the world – including airlines, cruise lines, destinations, hotels, tour operators, on-site services, and specialty companies. These affiliations allow Serena to give you access to a variety of special benefits, perks, and upgrades, and ensures that you get the best quality, value, amenities and attention when you travel. Learn more about our affiliations and partners here.

By combining personal experience with professional connections to create a custom itinerary, we make sure that you are able to get the most out of your free time and enjoy a deeply satisfying, meaningful, and stress-free journey. There are some experiences that only a travel advisor can make happen, and we would love to work with you to make sure that your next trip is everything you want it to be.


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Serena McClain has walked 500 miles through Spain, crossed the Atlantic Ocean by ship, worked as a barmaid in Edinburgh, changed diapers in Phnom Penh, and is always on the lookout for her next big adventure.

Before deciding to pursue her passion for travel and join Brownell as an Independent Travel Advisor, Serena spent a decade doing marketing and editorial work for corporations and start-ups in the SF Bay Area. A travel writer by night, her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including The Best Women's Travel Writing and The Huffington Post.

A citizen of the world at heart, she currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and two young kids.