Travel Agency

Your full-service Travel Agency is here to help.

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Wherever it is you want to go, your full-service travel agency is here to help you create the vacation you've always wanted down to the last detail.

  • Accommodations (hotel, bed & breakfast and more)
  • All-inclusive Resort Reservations
  • Airfare
  • Car Rental
  • Cruises
  • Destination Weddings
  • Escorted & Hosted Tours
  • Festival Vacations
  • Honeymoon Vacations
  • International Rail
  • Passport Assistance
  • Show Tickets
  • Travel Insurance



Travel Agency Vacation Packages

From globe trotting to your back yard, there are millions of ways to vacation. Let the Travel Agency get you there, in style.

Tours Packages

Tours Packages

  • International hosted and self-guided tours
  • Thoughtful itineraries can include motor coach or river boat transportation, hotel accommodations, event tickets and meals
  • Costs vary by tour length, destination and date
  • Start your adventure by exploring all the captivating places our Tour Consultants have found, or call to ask for a personalized tour vacation

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Romance Packages

Romance Packages

  • Destination Weddings, Honeymoons and Romantic Getaways: you'll find vacation packages, from all-inclusive resort stays to weekend getaways to metropolitan cities.
  • Browse available Romance Vacations with a wide variety of available travel dates.
  • Costs vary by destination, duration, and departure city.
  • Find something you like, click on the Request Info link or call your Romance Travel Specialist.

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Adventure Packages

Adventure Packages

  • Exciting vacation packages for the thrill seeker: you'll find vacation packages for a wide array of interests.
  • Browse available Adventure Travel Vacations with a wide variety of available travel dates.
  • Costs vary by destination, duration, and departure city.
  • Find something you like, click on the Request Info link or call your Adventure Travel Specialist.

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Meet the Travel Consultants

Check out some of our travel consultants. They will give you in-depth advice only a professional can provide, with a personal touch, guiding you through the entire process of planning your vacation, stress-free.

Lori Smith
Travel Manager

Lori Smith brings 30 years of travel industry experience to Global Connections, where she has worked since 2011, managing the entire Global Connections travel team. Her past experience includes both leisure and corporate travel, with a specialty in cruises. Not only does Lori enjoy reading and cooking, but she also loves traveling the globe with her family. Out of the 35 countries that Lori has experienced, her favorite family destination is Atlantis in the Bahamas and her favorite city is London.

What I love about working in travel is that it's constantly changing. Things are never the same on any given day.


Nancy Porter
Assistant Travel Manager

Nancy Porter began as a travel consultant with Global Connections in 2001, eventually moving into the assistant manager position where she is responsible for the training, scheduling and general oversight of the Global travel team. Her specialty areas include air, car and hotel, as well as cruises. A native of Kansas City, Nancy has prior travel agency experience, and enjoys traveling with her family. Favorite family-friendly destinations include Florida, Texas, and cruising.

Working in this industry gives me the chance to plan vacations for people that are sometimes out of this world! I love that I'm helping create their memories


Kelly Baumgartel
Travel Consultant

Kelly joined Global in November, 2014 with 15 years of professional travel experience. Areas of experience include group travel and customer service. A veteran international traveler, some of Kelly’s favorite destinations include Ireland, Europe, Costa Rica and Hawaii (yes, Hawaii really does look like the photos!). In addition to traveling abroad and taking cruises, Kelly enjoys cooking and baking.

Working in travel is nice because usually the people you’re working with are in a good mood – everyone is happy about going on vacation!


Jacky Butler
Travel Consultant

Jacky joined Global Connections in 2012 and offers more than 20 years of experience in the travel industry. Her passion and love for travel is seen through her dedication to helping people fulfill their dreams of exploring new cultures through amazing travel adventures. Jacky has traveled the world and she uses her extensive knowledge to plan all styles of vacations. She holds over 25 destination specialist certifications. Her specialties include destination weddings, honeymoons, cruises and custom tours. While Jacky has earned many accolades, she is most proud of her loyal customer base.

The travel industry is fun because it changes every day – there's never a dull moment!


Marsha Chestnut
Travel Consultant

A travel expert with over 30 years of experience, Marsha Chestnut has been with Global Connections since 2008. In those 30 years, she has traveled most of the world, but still has a couple of places on her bucket list. Her passion for travel stems from her love of people, both clients and the people she meets while traveling. She takes loves the continuous education that is offered through various specialty courses, webinars, and meetings with representatives from all of the major tour and cruise lines.

I enjoy working with people and the variety the travel industry offers – there's always something new to see or do.


Cindy Hook
Travel Consultant

Cindy Hook has been with Global Connections since 1998. She works with members and clients on a wide variety of vacation planning and execution needs. Prior to joining Global, Cindy gained travel experience working for several small travel agencies. A Midwest native, Cindy enjoys reading, particularly fiction by her favorite author Janet Evanovich.

My favorite part of working in the travel industry is planning other people's vacations and making all their dreams come true!


Pam George
Travel Consultant

Pam brings nearly 30 years of travel expertise to Global Connections, where she has worked since 2013. While she covers all areas of travel services at Global, areas of expertise include Hawaii and European vacations. Her personal favorite travel destinations are Hawaii, Greece and Italy. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and being active outdoors.

For me, the most rewarding thing about working in travel is the client relationships I have built over the years.


Christy Zeier
Travel Consultant

Christy Zeier joined the Global Connections team in 2013 and has 23 years of prior travel experience. Her areas of expertise are cruises, tours, and Disney vacations. She enjoys outdoor activities, and her favorite travel destination is Hawaii. Her favorite and highly recommended cruise destination is Alaska.

My favorite part of working in travel is working with people, especially families, and being able to make their vacation dreams a reality.


Kennedee Estes
Travel Consultant

Kennedee Estes joined the Global Connections team in 2022 new to the travel agency world but an old pro regarding travel. Her list of 24 US national parks and five Canadian national parks is impressive and, with a background in arboriculture and horticulture, has a passion for eco-friendly travel and leaving destinations better than she found them. Her favorite vacation was a trip to Ireland to drive the Irish countryside. She enjoys assisting in creating road-trip itineraries for the adventurous traveler and helping to experience the local culture at any destination.

Not many people can say their travel agent books their vacation and can trim their trees.


Holly Reed
Travel Consultant

Holly Reed joined Global Connections in 2023. An extensive traveler, some of Holly's favorite destinations in the US are New York, Savannah, San Diego, Orlando, and her all-time favorite, New Orleans. Her areas of expertise include vacation packages, resorts and finding the best options for getting clients where they want to go. Her hobbies include road tripping, hiking and cooking (the best and tastiest way to experience other cultures in her opinion).

What I love about the travel industry is that it's so vast with so much variety and you’re always learning something new.