Nicole Krenzien Gardiner 

Chicago, IL United States
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Sports & Outdoors
  • Beach & Sun
  • Escorted Tours

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I was lucky growing up, in that I was able to travel all over the world. My Father and Grandfather instilled a wonderful appreciation for the world and it's many cultures. I was always one to try strange ethnic foods, rituals, and adventure.

I myself enjoy adventure travel and always seem to find a mountain to climb, bike, or ski down. Kayaking and camping in remote areas are some of my fondest trips.

I am now following in my families footsteps and have joined my Father and Grandfather in the travel industry. I enjoying helping my clients make their travel dreams come true. My day is made when my clients send me photos of their wonderful trips or tell me how their trip exceeded their expectations. That is my goal everyday!

I look forward to the opportunity of planning one of those magical trips for you as well.

Places I Have Traveled

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Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2013

Paul Klein Travel made air, rail and hotel reservations for us. All were perfect. In one city, people we met told us they had tried to obtain reservations at our hotel about the same time as we did and failed because the hotel was sold out; we considered ourselves fortunate to have used PKT. In another city, PKT encouraged us to stay at a different (much more expensive) hotel than we requested; we declined, and the reservation was made as requested.
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Highly recommend!!

By: Peter Smith

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2013

As usual Nicole did an excellent job paying close attention to the details of the trip and adjusting to the many changes I requested along the way. She took special initiative to make sure everything went as planned. Additionally she made some very helpful travel suggestions to make the trip easier. She does an outstanding job!
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Highly recommend!!

By: Lpeter 70

Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2013

Nicole is the best travel planner I have ever had. She combines great creativity, understanding and attention to detail. All of the many trips she has planned for me have gone wonderfully!!
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Highly recommended

By: LauraBwy

Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2014

Perfect trip! Nicole was very patient with me, and everything went very smoothly. All destinations/hotels, etc. were top rate. She helped me from afar whenever I had any issue which was rare. It was the best family trip ever, and I would use Paul Klein travel and Nicole again in a minute.
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Wonderful Trip

By: Lpeter 70

Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2014

Nicole planned a 21 day trip which included numerous different events which kept getting changed. As always she did a perfect job and when anything needed changing she took care of it right away. I had a great time as did everyone else. We all toasted Nicole as we traveled along! She is definitely the best trip planner I have ever worked with.

Highly Recommended

By: L Peter

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2014

Great trip as many changes all accomidated to the nth degree.....and there were lots of details done exactly as requested!Nicole is outstanding and I highly recommend her......especially to discerning travelers
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By: Amelia

Reviewed on: 21 Apr 2014

Highly Recommended

Highly Recommend

By: L Peter

Reviewed on: 14 May 2014

As always Nicole did a wonderful job taking care of my complicated trip!

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By: laura

Reviewed on: 12 Oct 2014

great trip well planned super service both from Nicole and from the Four Seasons would definitely return Nicole gave us lots of options for activities and local restaurants which all turned out great Was really glad we were at the Four Seasons Service there was impeccable.


By: Todd55

Reviewed on: 04 Sep 2015

Nicole was amazing at dealing with every detail. Working with her made a difference.

Fantastic service

By: Leeroy

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

My daughter and I travelled to France in June 2106. Nicole made reservations for our stay in Paris. The hotel was perfect for what we wanted. She followed our guidelines to the letter. Nicole also booked our tickets on the high speed train between Nice and Paris. When I asked her advice on the ticket class to choose, she offered constructive advice, and, we were very happy with our choice. I hope to use Nicole and Paul Klein travel again soon.


By: LP

Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2017

Nicole is an excellent advisor! She works tirelessly to find exactly what you want as a traveler. She learns about your specific likes and dislikes. Then she applies her ample knowledge of the market to your trip. The result is outstanding. I highly recommend her.
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By: LP

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2017

Nicole did an outstanding job making a late reservation and getting the exact accommodations I wanted plus organizing several special events related to the trip. I would advise anyone to use her as their travel expert. She's the best!


By: Randy

Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2018

Nicole is the Best in Class!!


By: Bella

Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2018

It was a spectacular journey. Nicole handled every aspect. She is simply an amazing travel agent and very knowledgeable

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