Shortening The Distance Between Loved Ones

Travel companions and logistics done for you 

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Quick and easy signup to become a member of our community. Membership includes travel and Companion planning, access to exclusive content distribution, our online forums, and available promotional codes for your traveling needs.

FILL OUT A FORM

Safety is paramount, so we require that all new users and Companions fill out an easy-to-use online form.

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BOOK A TRIP

Our platform allows for you to select all traveling needs for both your traveler and Companion. Airfare, lodging, and commuting by car to and from your chosen destination.

PAYMENT

We help you manage all payments for flights, trains, lodging, commutes by car, and fees for all Companions. If your trip lasts more than 3 days, we will ensure there is a Companion for each leg of your travelers trip.

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TIME TO TRAVEL

We will send updates and notifications as your trip gets closer. During each leg of the trip, your traveler's Companion will message you through our proprietary platform to keep you up-to-date on your traveler and to notify you when they are close to you.

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YOU HAVE A VISITOR
JUST NOW
Your Traveler has arrived at their destination! It's finally time for a big hug.
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ABOUT

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About our founder

Amanda Slobe is the Founder of You Have A Visitor (YHAV) and a driving force behind disrupting the current state of few visible inclusive practices in travel. She has a passion for advocacy and travel, and she knows first-hand the heart bursts as well as the heartbreaks that come with having a sibling with disabilities and extra needs. 

Amanda’s sister Kristin is a woman with a huge heart, obsession for details, and a love for twirling straw wrappers between her fingers. It was through Amanda and Kristin’s love and desire to stay connected, as well as their desire for their own independence, that YHAV was born.

Although Amanda is the Founder of YHAV, she has other facets to her life that she focuses on while still caring deeply for Kristin. She loves to surf, teach, and learn everything she can about a topic. Amanda was introduced to the importance of communication when she and her family learned Sign Language in order to communicate better with Kristin. Amanda took that love for languages to Egypt where she earned a degree in International Human Rights Law, studied Arabic, and worked closely with asylum seekers and refugees living in Cairo.

Amanda believes that individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), as well as siblings and loved ones of people with I/DD, all deserve to have the freedom and empowerment to live their own lives. YHAV shortens the distance between us so this can be a reality.

 
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