About Us

Thank you for visiting DKTravel4You and allowing me the opportunity to earn your business. My goal is to build lasting relationships with my clients. There are many benefits for using a Travel Agent and the most important one is service. Someone you can contact for questions or problem-solving from planning to completion of your trip. I get to know your likes and dislikes to create a memorable vacation specifically for you. I understand that you want the best value for your vacation dollars and that you have many options to choose from when booking your vacation. DKTravel4You will work to make your travels stress free.

Have you worked with a Travel Specialist before? If not, here is why you should:

Expertise: Experienced travel advisors know the market and can match you with a better product than you can find by searching the internet. With the online suppliers you are seeing what everyone else is seeing, which may not include promotions or products offered in the self-booking online sites. Travel Agencies are networked together by industry suppliers so sometimes can offer better value, based on the volume and relationships.

Resources & Relationships: Certified travel advisors have a variety of tools and contacts that consumers can’t access or don't know about. Often, they can get their clients a better airplane seat, added amenities at hotels, room upgrades, event tickets and access to special activities. Need to know if vaccines or visas are needed for a destination? Ask a certified travel advisor and they will know. Think of it as having your own personal assistant!

Convenience: A traveler’s time is valuable, so let a certified travel advisor work to research and plan a dream vacation. A certified advisor can help clients define what they want to get out of their travels and present options that fulfill or exceed their desires. They can book everything for their client, from hotel and air to spa appointments and dining.

Save Money, Add Value: A certified travel advisor can often save their clients money even if they charge a fee due to their exclusive relationships and in-depth knowledge of suppliers, which also saves their clients time and effort. There also are a lot of value-adds that most consumers don't even know about that a certified advisor can bring to travel planning.

Better Destinations: Certified travel advisors have inside information on the best times to visit different locations depending on the season, special events or even weather. They sometimes even know what the next "it" destinations are going to be before they become overcrowded. Get there first by using a certified agent.

Exclusive Access: Some travel experiences—exotic tours, off-the-beaten-path treks and private jet products, among others—often are only available through a professional. If clients are looking to add some exclusivity to their travels, a certified travel advisor can open doors unavailable to consumers.

Here is some basic information for services offered by DKTravel4You:

  • I do not book Flights only.  Honestly, this is the one travel option that a Travel Agent can not really do better than online options.
  • My value as a Travel Agent is putting together a multi-option itinerary which may include two or more of the following:  cruise, train, rental car, accommodations, air, and/or excursions.
  • For returning Clients I do not charge a Planning Fee.
  • For new Clients I do charge a minimal Planning Fee, based on the number of travelers.  The average Planning Fee is $100 for up to 4 hrs of research, for up to 4 people. Planning Fees for larger groups will be negotiated. You can decide whether or not you want to book yourself based on information that I have provided. 
  • If you do decide that you want to take advantage of our full service options then once the Trip is paid in full and ready to depart you will be compensated for the fee. The compensation will depend on what kind of trip and destination.
  • What is covered by full service you ask?
    • Before, during and post travel research, questions, problem resolution. If something goes wrong you know who to call!
    • The health and safety of travelers has stepped to the forefront since Covid. There is a lot more work involved to provide my clients with accurate and timely information along with specific protocols for each destination.  It is not a one time process for each trip, but has to be continually monitor as information changes daily.
    • Covid and Travel restrictions changed the world in so many ways. What Travel Agents have found is that we have had to redesign our businesses several times as some suppliers went out of business or had such horrible customer service with cancellations and refunds that we don't use them anymore.  Sadly, I have a list of suppliers that are marked "don't use". Online consumers are not aware of this as some of these suppliers are still found online and continue to book travel but then can't follow through with the service to the consumer for questions, problems or refunds.
    • With the online availability of booking travel, Travel Agents including myself, find that after all our effort researching some people will book the exact same trip themselves based on the information that we provided for free. What they don't realize is that they may have booked the trip but they don't have an advocate working on their behalf when things go wrong. My service includes research, booking, multiple follow-ups prior to departure, help if needed during travel as well as any assistance post travel. 

I look forward to hearing from you. Click on my email or request a quote from the links at the top of the page to get information for your next vacation.

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