Kim Staker CTC

Urbandale, IA United States
 98%
Recommended
93
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Destination Weddings
  • Independent Tours


Destinations
  • Jamaica
Selling Travel Since
1993
Languages
  • English

My Background

I had an interest and passion for travel and wanted to help people plan memorable vacations in highschool and after 25 years I still have that same passion. It is so rewarding to me when clients come back from their trips and tell me all about their amazing vacation as well as referring others to me. After extensive travelling in the Caribbean and Mexico, I can help others with great knowledge of several destinations. My personal favorite destination is Jamaica as the local hospitality is very warm and with me being the people person I am, that truly is most important to me. I am a certified specialist with Sandals/Beaches Resorts, Couples Resorts, Karisma Resorts, AM Resorts, Playa Resorts, Riu Resorts, Blue Diamond Resorts, and also specialize in planning honeymoons/destination weddings anywhere. Family vacations are also a favorite of mine. However, I can plan any kind of trip your heart desires, even if I haven't been there, I have many years of knowledgable classes which help me assist my clients.

Places I Have Traveled


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By: Manntus


Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2014

Works to find trip that will fit your needs. Easy to talk to and obtain information from. Has enough experience to talk with authority about locations we were interested in.
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Highly recommend

By: Toms


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2014

It was a pleasure working with Kim; we had a fantastic trip and want to go again.
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Fort Meyers Beach, FL Trip

By: dld


Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2014

Kim had our trip booked in 2 hours. She followed up and made sure everything was set.  When our flight was changed Kim checked once again to make sure everything met our needs.  We have used this agency before and highly recommend Kim and the agency. We had a wonderful time. Just too short a trip. Thanks so much!
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Very highly recommended

By: Shelly


Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2014

We have used kim staker for all of our travels in the past 10 years and always have a great vacation. She has always been correct about the resorts we've been to and we always have great travel /accommodations. It's great to be able to go through the same travel agent throughout the years, and this year we had friends also go through her and we got to meet up with them at the airport even!!! So great! What a wonderful resort this past trip was also. Can't wait til our next trip!!!
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Highly Recommend!

By: MaryD


Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2014

I would highly recommend Kim Staker. I called several times changing my mind about what we were looking for in a destination. She was so helpful in our determining the place we wanted to vacation. She went out of her way to call people she knew who had been at resorts we were looking at to get their opinion. Every time I felt like I was bothering here she put my mind at ease telling me it was no problem and that was her job. I can't wait to plan my next trip with Kim!
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Recommend

By: David Hallman


Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2014

I enjoyed working with Kim as she responded quickly to my questions and provided the necessary details up front in order for me to make an informed decision.
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By: Red


Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2014

Kim was very knowledgeable of the area we are sending our son and daughter in law for surprise trip. Her suggestions of the tour and stops hit every area contains the points of interest that our son has dreamed of seeing.  Job well done to this point. I will be working with her on the flights and connections in the future when we're able to do those.  I look forward to working with her more.

Highly recomended

By: Rgs171


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2014

Kim was fantastic to deal with on booking our Vegas trip.  She had 8 of us to deal with and handled it like a champ!  :)  Thanks Kim, look forward to working with you again.  
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Highly Recommend

By: Londa12


Reviewed on: 06 May 2014

Kim was great to work with. She was very knowledgable about the resort and country we visited.  She answered our questions and went the extra mile to help us plan our trip. I will definitely call Kim to help us plan our next trip.
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Approachable, Prompt, and Professional

By: Nick


Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2014

Kim helped me explore options for my honeymoon. She was great at helping me find the right place for my wife and I. She did not push any option over another, but helped me weight all the options out there. She was sensitive to my budget and helped explore ways to get everything I wanted in the trip. We definitely found the place! It could not have been more perfect!
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Experienced agent

By: Retirees on the go


Reviewed on: 02 Jul 2014

Kim was easy to work with and answered all our questions.  She is an experienced professional.
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Well Done!!

By: Jon KM


Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2014

Kim did a fantastic job booking our airline tickets and arranging sightseeing for us on our recent trip to London! I would enthusiastically recommend Kim to anybody looking for a travel agent.
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Travel to Florida

By: havingfun2014


Reviewed on: 15 Sep 2014

Kim did an excellent job at listening to what I was interested in for my trip. She made sure I got the best value for my money as well. I had several choices of hotels - anyone of them I am sure would have been great - but the one I selected was really exactly what I was looking for on my trip. Since i hadn't traveled in awhile - I had a lot of questions and Kim took the time to look up each option I asked requested - great job overall!
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Very helpful

By: Sharon


Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2014

We enjoyed our trip very much, weather was perfect. I would highly recommend the Rocky Mountainneer train ride to our friends. The tours we did were great, very knowledgeable tour guides. We learned a lot about Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, and Calgary. We even got to see a grizzly bear!!!. Our only disappointment was in Calgary. We did not use our voucher for the Calgary Tower. We walked to the Tower the aft. we arrived. The Tower was closed at 3:30 PM that aft. That was the 18th & we left Calgary the 19th. The gentleman said we could get a refund from Rocky Mountainneer, so he wrote a note on our voucher, dated and signed it for proof that the tower was closed. When we returned home, I contacted Rocky Mountainner customer service and was told those vouchers were free, included in our package, we did not pay for them. She said we should have been told that when we booked the trip. The tower cost $18.95 per person. I find it hard to believe we didn't pay for those tickets/vouchers.
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Kim Staker is Great!

By: Happy in Grimes


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2014

Kim Taker of Travel & Transport recently helped a group of couples from my neighborhood research, prepare, and book a trip to Cancun, Mexico. She helped us find an affordable, yet quality, all-inclusive resort that had everything we were looking for in a destination. Thank you to Kim Staker, Travel & Transport, and upstanding member of Grimes Chamber & Economic Development!
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Fantastic Service!

By: Laura523


Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2014

Kim was absolutely wonderful in helping us plan our trip from answering all of our emails and corresponding on the phone. She made sure we had everything we needed before we left. We will probably use her again for our next trip!
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great communication awesome trip

By: iowadolphin74


Reviewed on: 03 Dec 2014

Kim, our travel agent did his exceptional job making it easy on us. We enjoyef the trip to Denver and even though my Miami Dolphins lost it was a trip that we will remember forever. Again the best part about a travel agent in my opinion, is not having to worry about a thing other than having fun. Our travel agent allowed us to have a blast!
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Exceptionially Professional

By: Shauna14


Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2015

Thank you Kim for helping my family with our Holiday Family travels. Our vacation was amazing, everything was arranged ahead of time and was perfectly executed. I will use Kim for all of my travel needs and recommend her services to everyone I know. Thank you,
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Helpful, Friendly Service!

By: Cait1234


Reviewed on: 21 Jan 2015

Kim was very helpful in planning our Sandals honeymoon vacation. By using a travel agent to book our trip, I felt we were much more prepared for the vacation than if we had tried to plan it on our own. Kim had a lot of insight on what to bring, who to contact, and helped walk us though each part of our trip before we even left! She made everything so easy, we would definitely use her in the future to plan another trip like this one! We really wanted everything about our honeymoon to be easy, relaxing and no stress and Kim absolutely helped make that happen for us!! :)
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Cancun-Blast

By: Brandie


Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2015

OUr trip was amazing!! The only thing we thought we had already paid for was the checked baggage...but we did not! So we will remember that next time!! Thanks again and we will be emailing to discuss the next vacation soon!
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Great trip

By: Mikk


Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2015

Trip well great ..... flight went well. You can quote me a single round trip for the 18th of May. First class to Phoenix again
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Excellent service

By: Shelly


Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2015

Kim has always done a superior job at booking our travel arrangements. Not only does she get us the best deals she books us the best rooms at our resort and get us the best plane seats. She listens to what we are looking for and stays within out means for spending She is a joy to work with thanks kim!
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Very Helpful

By: Ginger56


Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2015

Kim was very helpful in planning and preparing our trip to Mexico. She did an excellent job answering all my questions. She also did great in helping my daughter get the same trip booked. I would recommend her to anyone.
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Good trip again

By: Mantis


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2015

Florida trip was fun even with the cold weather. Kim really helped us rearrange our schedule to accommodate the weather.
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Professional, knowledgeable, AMAZING

By: Big Red


Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2015

Kim went above and beyond to help me with a dream trip for my son and his wife. Our son had a life long dream to go to Ireland and we were able to give him this dream vacation. He was in Ireland on St Patrick's Day and his birthday (March 18th). Every stop was what he would have picked for himself. They thoroughly enjoyed their trip. The main comment by both my son and daughter in law. All we had to do was get up in the morning, have our baggage downstairs in the morning and get on the bus on time. We didn't have to worry about transportation, directions or itinerary. The driver and tour guide were both very helpful, professional and made every effort to help their customers enjoy a lifetime of memories. Thank you one and all for an outstanding effort. Kim, put this trip together for me one full year in advance of the departure date because of the difficulty my son encounters with trying to get vacation time when he wants it. His employer has a lottery type of vacation.
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Outstanding, top notch service!!

By: Gordy


Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2015

Once again Kim Staker has made our vacation dreams come true! Had a fantastic time in Jamaica and Kim made sure that every single thing was taken care of long before we arrived. No matter what I throw at Kim for vacation ideas she has always had an answer or a solution. I would not think of going on vacation without reaching out to Kim for help. She makes everything so easy and worry free. Thank you again Kim for taking care of us. and we look forward to calling on you again soon!
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costa rica

By: chelle chelle


Reviewed on: 21 May 2015

on a scale from 1-10 I give this trip a 10 .. the resort was nothing like the picture that is displayed on the internet - it was spectacular up to day facility with all the immenties you could possibly want. The staff was amazing kind willing to help with any and every question . yes I recommend this trip.
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Great first experience using travel agent!

By: Codydev24


Reviewed on: 04 Jun 2015

My wife and I had a great experience having Kim as our travel agent! She was super friendly and knowledgeable! We will definitely be returning to Kim to plan our next trip!
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Excellent service

By: Pat


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

Kim provided excellent service throughout the reservation process which dealt with many changes. I would both reuse and recommend her.
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So helpful!

By: MaryD


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2015

Kim did such an amazing job for us. We had a lot of criteria and she met it all! Thank you!
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Expert service

By: Lisa2525


Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

I would recommend Kim Staker at Travel and Transport to everyone. Kim was so helpful with all of our travel plans and she answered all of my questions promptly and thoroughly. Kim made our vacation plans to visit our son in California so easy and stress free. Our family had a wonderful vacation in San Diego and we will be going through Kim at Travel and Transport for all of our future travels. Thank you for helping us book a fantastic vacation with long lasting memories!
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Very knowledgeable adviser.

By: Chuck


Reviewed on: 01 Jul 2015

Kim recommended Collette for our tour. The tour was well managed. Arrivals were on time at destinations. Check in and out of hotels went smoothly. Local guides were friendly and informative. Out tour manager was well organized, very helpful and informative. Kim chose the right tour company for out vacation.
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The people at Club Sandals were awesome! So friendly and helpful!

By: DP77


Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2015

We loved Sandals Whitehouse! So romantic and beautiful! We were very pleasantly surprised that the resort wasn't crowded. The staff was very helpful and so friendly! The food at the restaurants was very good and we loved the two restaurants by the ocean! The snorkeling was amazing! All-inclusive is the ONLY way to travel!
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Great Travel Service

By: Chuck013


Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2015

A family member planned a trip around a special event in their life and so I really put my trust in Kim to make the right and best arrangements for my travels. Everything went very smoothly and she was able to get me a great rate on my accommodations. I am so used to coordinating so many of the details of my own travel and so it was challenging to relinquish a certain amount of control. It was well worth it and any worries were most certainly unfounded. I would contact Kim again for excellent service.
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great service

By: Clint58


Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2015

For our first time out of the country we were well prepared by our travel agent. Had a blast on our week in Jamaica will definitely go back again!
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Amazing Experiene

By: Sarah


Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2015

Loved the fact it was an all inclusive resort. You didn't have to worry about taking money down from room to buy drinks, food, or entertainment. For the most part, we kept our wallets locked in our room safe. Our room had a great view of the ocean and the beach which viewed amazing sunrises & sunsets. Everything was in close walking distance around the resort and you were able to slow down to take it all in. The Delta Vacations rep from what I understood, traveled between the different resorts which resulted in a very short time span for the rep to be available. That was a downfall b/c you did not know when they were going to be there. The trip overall was great and I really liked how everything was all laid out in advanced. Definitely would do another all inclusive vacation. Thank you for all your assistance, Kim. V/r Blake and Sarah Latham
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Intuitive travel expert

By: JPack


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2015

I went through a travel agent to make my destination wedding planning as easy and simple as possible. We ended up getting that and much, MUCH more. Her advice and tidbits about traveling with a dress, the locals, weather and services were all accurate. She went above and beyond what she needed to do in order to calm my nerves and help my other guests. I cannot imagine having to deal with all those different personalities (including mine) to make us all feel comfortable about traveling internationally...but she did. We have referred her to many friends already and will continue to do so in the future.
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Stress Reliever!

By: Dini


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2015

Kim did an excellent job of removing the stress from booking my trip to California due to a family illness. She gathered the necessary information and had my trip booked and reservation information back to me in a short time frame. I will use Kim as my personal travel agent in the future.
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Anniversary Trip to Maui

By: Darwindo


Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2015

This was a 10th anniversay trip to Maui. Kim's reccomendation of Mahana Condo's at Kaa'napali was excellant. There were a couple of small hiccups when we first arrived, but they were instantly attended to and the stay there was superb. Beautiful scenery, great facilities and a convient location make it a great choice. She made some activity suggestions, which we reveiwed and selected. Those excursions were all highly rated, and proved to be worth the time and effort to enjoy. We did go on a dinner cruise in Lahina, the Princess Cruise, that due to weather and poor crew preparation was something I can not reccomend. (this is one activity we selected on our own without input from Kim). The transportation from American Airlines was perfect. Flights were smooth and on time. On board service in First Class was all I ever expected or wanted. The itineraty was well prepared, clear and concise. Kim checked on us shortly after we arrived, and even sent a bottle of wine to our room. Very Happy!!
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Helpful for those less traveled, too!

By: Mrsschultz


Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2015

Kim was such a great help in planning our honeymoon. She was very patient and gave us many options and we valued her time/opinion. We don't travel much so it was a huge help to help plan an amazing honeymoon!
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Great trip!!!

By: Russ & Dae


Reviewed on: 16 Nov 2015

Great trip. Accommodations were outstanding. Thanks for arranging the great weather.
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Awesome service!!!

By: J.W.


Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2015

Kim was so helpful and friendly! Would recommend her to anyone!!
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Great Service and Recommendations

By: Rachel


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2016

Kim was fantastic! She answered all our questions quickly and was very helpful in her recommendations. We loved our trip and would highly recommend using Kim for any trips you may have planned!
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Viva Las Vegas

By: chelle chelle


Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2016

The Mirage Resort was phenomenal - the staff very friendly I have a mother that needs extra care and the staff helped me back and forth to the room with there excellent will chair service. There was one time that I lost her and couldn't find her the staff security got right on it located her in about 10 minutes. The night life & eating was excellent jubilee & Circus Solei ; concerts - three words O M G!!! It was all worth the money for good entertainment . I will probably go again just because you cant see everything. Thank you Kimberly and to all the staff at Travel and Transport your staff really know how to create terrific package vacations. . Thanks Michelle
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Another good trip by Kim

By: Manntus


Reviewed on: 08 Mar 2016

We had a very good time in Hawaii. Hotel was very nice. Will send a detailed report of the trip at a later date ( we are still catching up!).
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very helpful

By: Amy02


Reviewed on: 04 Apr 2016

Kim was always very prompt with her responses and pleasant to work with. We would not hesitate to consult with her again for future vacations.
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friendly service

By: Tracy61


Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2016

Everything went as planned. Had a great experience with our travel agent and would use her again. The trip was fantastic and would go again.
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Great trip

By: Dan


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2016

Great Trip !!!!!! Everything perfect would recommend to anyone who goes to Puerto Rico.
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California trip

By: Boston 31


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2016

everything was fine , except for things not related to travel arrangements made by Kim - for example the rental mini-van broke and needed to be swapped out, other than that I have no complaints. I plan on using Kim's help again for future trips
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Best travel agent ever!!!

By: carol l h.


Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2016

Our trip was booked for June, we went to the airport and found out that we needed passport books. We had the travel insurance so called the 1-800 # . On that Monday I talked with Kim and she helped book our trip for July 8th and we had a great time. Kim did an excellent job of finding the perfect trip for my grandson and myself. She listened to what we wanted , gave me the choice of picking the one that was right for us. Kim sent an e-mail wanting to know how the trip went, what my thoughts were on the resort, what we did and if we had pictures she would like to seem them. I have recommended her to others, and will use her for all of my trips in the future. Carol Hesseltine
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Good service

By: Traveler


Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2016

No problems. Smooth.
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Professional and friendly service.

By: Glenn Matthew


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2016

Our trip to California to see the Dodgers could not have went better for all of us. Hotel accommodations for great, shuttle service to and from the airport was very good. Everything at the airport went very well. The TSA preferred was fantastic. The airport security has always been a hindrance for me as I have to carry on CPAP machine that has to be taken out of the case which just seems to add to the hassle. Not having to remove your shoes and your belt or taking the CPAP machine out of the case made going through security a breeze. Kim at Travel and Transport did a fantastic job setting everything up for us and plan on using her again in the future for our travel plans as well as passing her name out to our friends and recommending her and Travel and Transport. Thank you again for a job well done.
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Great Experience, hassle free

By: MeeandMike


Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2016

Great Experience going to Punta Cana with Kims assistance!
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Amazing Trip!

By: Lisa


Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2016

It was GREAT!!!! Even better than our honeymoon 7 years ago! I would HIGHLY recommend this resort to anyone else - all of their inclusions are such a good value from the catamaran cruise, glass bottom boat, and even the "crafts" that you get to make and take home. We talked to multiple couples that had been to many other resorts throughout Jamaica and all over the Caribbean, and they actually said that Couples Swept Away was their favorite because of the inclusions, the beach, and the food. The food was incredible (which we already knew)! Lastly, the staff was incredible! We made it a point to stay on the resort and not go off-site this time, which gave us a lot of time to bond with the staf
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Brillance of the Seas review

By: TJL


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2016

This was an excellent trip with great ports of call. RC has perfected the embarkation and De-embarkation system greatly. It was very easy to experience both. The RC sponsored shore excursions were well organized and the local guides were very knowledgeable. The Brilliance of the Seas was well maintained. The food the first two nights of the cruise was not up to expectation, but improved there after. The liquor package is overpriced in my opinion. The RC staff is professional and knowledgeable.
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My Trip

By: JC


Reviewed on: 15 Nov 2016

The trip was fine!

Awesome travel planner

By: Deb


Reviewed on: 16 Jan 2017

I entered Travel & Transport as a last minute decision. I was greeted by Kim. Super nice and welcoming. After discussions for a winter vacation she came up with the perfect destination for our family and brain relaxation! We have already begun planning next years get away. I've referred her to others recently. You won't be unhappy with the customer service or travel recommendations. Call Kim! Trustworthy, knowledgeable, friendly. Debra A.
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Kim did a fantastic job!

By: Tom


Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2017

Kim was very knowledgeable and did a great job for us.
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Jamaica

By: John


Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2017

One word....awesome. She spend a great deal of time giving us all sorts of different options for us to look at, always willing to answer any questions we had. Most importantly, the day we were scheduled to leave, we had flight issues. Kim did everything she could to make sure we still got the vacation we had planned. Will definitely be working with her in the future
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Maui

By: Dan


Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2017

Trip was exceptional. Kim was responsive and very professional. Will likely will use her services again in the future.
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Mexico all Inclusive

By: manntus


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2017

Kim gave us several sites to choose from. My wife got sick just before leaving ( good to have travel insurance) and within 15 hours Kim had three options for us to choose from for rebooking. Essentially the same trip only changing dates. Very efficient to work with. T-T's resources and Kim's experience are very valuable to us.
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Trip review

By: Erik


Reviewed on: 02 Mar 2017

Professional, thorough, and helpful.
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Excellent service

By: Jason S.


Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2017

Kim was fantastic to work with and provided excellent service. She was very patient and answered all my questions no matter how many I threw at her. She also worked hard to find pricing and options that worked for my family. Thanks Kim!!
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Vacation

By: Queenie


Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2017

Kim was very easy to work with. Returned call promptly, answered all questions.
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Mexico Trip

By: Breanne


Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2017

Kim made everything so easy for us! We had no worries and it was so nice to know that our trip was securely booked. We loved where we stayed and the area that we were in. I couldn't have asked for a better trip. I would definitely recommend Kim to friends and family. She was so great to work with.
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Travel

By: Patty


Reviewed on: 25 May 2017

This was the first time that I had worked with Kim. She answered my emails a timely manner. She explained things to me and all the questions that I had she had answers. I would have Kim help me again with my travel plans.
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Excellent

By: Dave


Reviewed on: 30 May 2017

Kim came highly recommended and did not disappoint. She made the whole process easy and found the right fit for us. I plan on having Kim take care of us for now on.
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Discover Scotland

By: Chuck


Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2017

Great! She was very helpful in determining clothing needs, releiving some anxiety.
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June 2017

By: KB


Reviewed on: 30 Jun 2017

Kim was great. Gave us lots of options and helped guide our decision. We stayed at El Dorado Seaside Suites, and everything was fantastic--great views, great food, great service. Kim had requested a great room and an anniversary package. She was also great at answering all of our questions as we prepared to leave. I would highly recommend both Kim and our destination!
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A taste of Europe

By: Greg S


Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2017

Kim did a great job of helping us find the right tour. She kept us informed as we prepared and had helpful hints since this was our first excursion outside the United States. We will use her again.
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trip

By: Jo


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

Awesome! Knowledgeable and conscientious to our wishes!
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Calif dreaming

By: Crew flyer


Reviewed on: 03 Sep 2017

No problems at all (except traffic!) San Francisco, Vallejo, Sacramento, LA, Sonoma we drove over 1100 miles in our rented minivan. No hesitation-would definitely use Kim again- all our flights, hotels, rental minivan etc work out fine.
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Jamaica during Irma

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2017

Great and easy experience.
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I recommend

By: Aubrey


Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2017

Good communication, quick clear response, good advice.
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A perfect vacation!!

By: Julie


Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2017

Kim did a wonderful job!!! She will be our go to person for future travel needs. Kim is professional, yet friendly and funny!! I will recommend her to friends and family. Vacation was my first overseas experience, so I had a lot of worries. Kim addressed all my worries with her knowledge and experience to help me understand the unknown, she really eased my mind. The vacation went so smoothly!!
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Kim is amazing and a great asset!

By: Shawn Olsasky


Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2017

Kim always went out of her way to make sure everything was good with us. We had to bug her a lot and she was always so nice and friendly and ready to help! I would recommend her to every body and give her 5 Stars!
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Trip to kids and grandchildren

By: Ron


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2017

Great. Everything went as planned even a "relaxed" connection in Chicago. Talk about holiday miracles....
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Great Trip

By: Jim


Reviewed on: 22 Dec 2017

Great-Kim helped us plan our trip and we were very satisfied. From the beginning to making suggestions of where to go and what to do and expect. We were not disappointed. She helped us greatly when our flight was cancelled. She went the extra mile to get us rescheduled. Our trip was everything we thought it would be and more. We were really glad we took her advice and booked the butler suite and Club Mobay. If we take another trip we will certainly contact Kim.
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10th Anniversary Trip

By: Peter


Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2018

This was our first time working with Kim, and our first "all inclusive" trip. Kim listened to our desires for the trip, asked some good questions, and eventually helped us to settle on a trip to Sandals in Grenada. Kim walked us through our options for accommodations at Sandals to make sure the place and level of service would meet our expectations. The trip was awesome, and Kim provided several helpful tips so that we could get the most of our experience. The only wrinkle we had was a misunderstanding regarding whether massages were included in the package we purchased. Both my wife and I were convinced that Kim said that they were, but there must have been some misunderstanding on her part regarding our question. Sandals does not offer any package like that. Aside from that relatively minor issue, we enjoyed the experience of working with Kim, and would consider utilizing her again for our future travel needs.
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good followthrough

By: manntus


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

Kim always presents us with several options on where to stay and the amenities available. She makes sure everything is as we want it before booking. She also promptly replies to email questions.
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Review

By: Lolly


Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

Kim works hard to help her customers!
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St.Lucia to Barbados with Kim

By: Lon


Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2018

Kim is always a pleasure to work with. This is the 2nd trip we have worked with Kim on. She knows what our interests are and is always knowledgeable about the resorts. She even gave us a few helpful traveling tips.(ex:bring your Yeti)
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Dreamworks Cruise

By: Judy


Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2018

Kim was very helpful in planning our cruise. (& we had a big group!) She was always available to answer any questions that we had during the planning process.
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2nd honeymoon

By: island hoppers


Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2018

Kim helped us plan the perfect 20th anniversary trip! She was a lot of fun to work with, asked the right questions to help us decide what island we wanted to visit and gave us ideas for areas to visit. We're looking forward planning our next trip with her help!
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Jamaica 2018

By: Savannah


Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2018

Kim was great to work with - she was always responsive and went above and beyond to give us suggestions for a great vacation. We will definitely reach out again when ready for another vacation!
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Honeymoon to Cancun

By: Megan


Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2018

Working with Kim made planning our honeymoon seamless!
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Kim

By: Us


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2018

Great! She responds to inquiries the same day, usually by email. She is thorough and help with trip planning - recommended clothing, etc.
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awesome

By: peanut00


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2018

Kim was very helpful and very quick to respond to all of my questions I had for her. I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family. Thanks for the help Kim!
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jamica sandal beaches

By: its_yoshie


Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2018

she was very helpful. But when I asked to get the hotel confirmation number, she never did get it for me. but until then she was good.
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November cruise

By: Cruiser


Reviewed on: 22 Nov 2018

Kim was wonderful to with! Gave her dates, length of trip and price range ... she did the rest. The cruise was relaxing and the ports were fabulous. Won't ever plan another trip without using Kim and her expertise. Thank you!
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Not Recommended

Bare Minimum

By: Anonymous


Reviewed on: 15 Nov 2018

It was fine. I feel like Kim did the bare minimum. I used an agent hoping that they would be knowledgeable about the location but that was not the case. I'm not sure if my expectations are too high but in the past agents have gone above and beyond, even planning surprises for me throughout the trip. Unfortunately, there were no surprises or extras this trip and I ended up planning meals and excursions on my own.

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