Six Months of Paris, Perfected + An Update

February 13, 2020

Meghan Donovan of Paris, Perfected

When I had the idea for Paris, Perfected back in June of last year while I was in the City of Lights for my birthday, it started as a small seed of an idea. I had hoped it would provide a reinvigoration into how I create content and serve as a meaningful way of sharing the city I love the most with readers, friends, followers and more. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that I would have over 100 clients from all over the U.S. and overseas book with me in my first five months.

Meghan Donovan of Paris, Perfected

Meghan Donovan of Paris, Perfected

Paris Cafe

trip planning service

trip planning service

Since launch in late July of 2019, the response has truly been overwhelming in the best way possible and it was the highlight of my 2019 if I had to pick one thing. The service has allowed me to increase my visits to Paris, given new meaning to how I share Paris with you all and given me so many more opportunities to put my Francophile interests first when it comes to content creation. I love that Paris is like New York in that it is always changing, evolving and offering new spots to explore. My list for every trip to Paris only continues to grow.

I have loved curating 100+ highly customized recommendation documents for so many people that allows them to see Paris through my eyes.

I’ve had the chance to work with people celebrating engagements, celebrating weddings, celebrating milestone birthdays, celebrating time together with loved ones, people who have never been to Paris before, people taking their children to Paris for the first time, people who have been to Paris many times and want a fresh take, people who took their first ever solo trip, people who were celebrating such momentous life or family milestones that they brought me to tears in sharing their reasons for their trip… and so many others. It has been a delight to see the testimonials come in and I’m supremely grateful for those clients who have shared highlights of their trips made possible by Paris, Perfected.

Each order I start fresh to ensure I am working with every client’s specific preferences and needs. No two of the 100+ orders have been the same! I launched with such inexpensive pricing very purposefully to test the proof of concept to measure interest in offering something like this. That being said, given the popularity of the service, I have been spending much more time doing Paris, Perfected than I initially anticipated.

As such, due to demand, I’ll be raising prices on the service as of March 1, 2020.

It will still be incredibly affordable with all offerings not exceeding $200 but new prices will be $100 for the base level service and $200 for the Paris, Perfected Première level which provides up to four full days of detailed day by day itineraries. I’m hopeful everyone will still appreciate the affordability of the service given the great detail and thought that goes into it and that it is substantially less expensive than working with any sort of travel agent. The price increase also takes into account the feedback I’ve had from initial clients who have written to tell me their experience with the service was worth far more than what I was charging.

I am looking forward to working with a lot more clients this year! Each time I travel to Paris I continue to build out the depth and breadth of options I can provide to clients. I am also continuing to build a roster of exclusive offerings and discounts reserved strictly for Paris, Perfected clients with Paris based brands and entities. This ensures return clients are more than welcome and I look forward to seeing the variety of people I get to work with in the second year of Paris, Perfected.

Any bookings made prior to March 1st will honor current prices but I advise against booking more than 3 months out from your trip as otherwise I am unable to give you the most up to date and current spots and exhibitions.

Thanks to all of you who have supported Paris, Perfected – it means so much to me!

And – not going to France anytime soon? Bring France to wherever you are with my Paris, Perfected Membership program!

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Mango Jacket // Cuyana T-Shirt (M) // Agolde Nico Jeans (Size 27) // Chanel Slingbacks (similar for less) // Saint Laurent Bag // Personalized iPhone Case

p.s. how to build a French inspired capsule wardrobe and my perfect day in Paris.

[Hana Lê Van Photography]

comments +

  1. Rebecca says:

    I ordered Paris Perfected from you last year (trip still forthcoming!) and at the time of my booking, I definitely had the thought that you could be charging way more for this service! Glad you are doing so, and thank you for all of your recommendations! 🙂

  2. eimear says:

    So glad you are recognizing that the service you provide is worth this higher price. I was blown away by the quality and depth of the Paris Perfected list you provided my husband and I, we cannot wait for our trip! So happy for your success.

  3. Gidel says:

    Girl get it!!! Not a client yet, but working to be one soon! So happy you’re growing this part of your business! Well-earned.

  4. Sabrina says:

    You are absolutely GLOWING in this post. Both in your pictures and in your writing.
    This is incredible!

    I would love a post on how you go about it, your process
    and did you get all of your clients as blog readers or did you advertise/post elsewhere?

    GET IT, GIRL!!!!
    Obtenez-le, fille!!!!!

  5. Olga says:

    SO happy for your success, this was such a great idea!!


  6. FAJ says:

    Ms. Meghan,
    As “your” New York and Paris are ever evolving, by your lovely description…so too, do you! Always great to hear of your new endeavors and the success you so genuinely deserve!

  7. Melanie says:

    So happy to hear your business is growing and thriving! I can’t wait to use it when we get a chance to visit Paris!

  8. Claire says:

    Ditto to all the comments!
    Now could you tell me more about that iPhone case? What do you have printed on it? Font?
    Thanks. I’m currently on the hunt for one

  9. Sharni says:

    Such an affordable price for a truly valuable service! When I *finally* manage to get my butt to Paris, I’ll be utilising your services, that’s for sure! xx

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