Michael Kahan 

Mahwah, NJ United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Family Travel
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Honeymoons
  • Safari
  • Hotels


Destinations
  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
2007
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

My Background

This is my second career, and has become my life's passion (besides my family of course). I truly cannot wait to get to my office each day. I love learning about the world, its diverse cultures and incredible natural beauty. Most importantly. i am fascinated by the opportunity to meet people and make friends in every corner of the earth. Being a Travel Advisor affords me all of these opportunities, and the ability to pass on my passion and newly found knowledge to my clients.

Places I Have Traveled


Memberships 

Virtuoso Alliances
  • Priority Travel Specialist

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Highest Recommendation / Excellent Experience

By: Dr Ben


Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2013

Michael Kahan's Travel Planned our honeymoon perfectly. His attention to detail specifically with choice hotels, setting up transfers including train tickets, water taxis, and private car service exceeded our expectations. He was a pleasure to work with, returning calls, emails almost immediately. He clearly cares about his customers and I will be recommending him to all my associates. I will work with him again.

Best Travel Agent Ever

By: D & C


Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2013

Michael has perfected the art of the travel agent, and for over 5 years now has sent my wife and I, and many of our closest family and friends, on vacations we could have not dreamed up. We have come to expect our expectations to be exceeded anytime we work with Michael to book a trip, and never have they not been. No longer do we even consider booking a long trip or even just a weekend getaway without his expert guidance.

Highly Recommened - I won't use anyone else ever again!

By: TBMAN


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2013

Everything was taken care of, down the the smallest detail. Even complicated room arrangements and touring prefers were booked and scheduled perfectly. I always received an immediate response, even while traveling and I had a question. The amenities were perfect from breakfast, to chocolates in the room. What a great trip...and we took six flights and drove 3,000 miles, all without a problem. Thank you for organizing an unforgettable European Grand Tour.

By: ScottC


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2013

I was introduced to Michael Kahan through a mutual friend who was planning a destination wedding in Antigua. Michael was extremely helpful throughout the process and went above and beyond to make sure that my wife and I were satisfied. I have been booking all of my travel with Michael ever since and he always seems to get me the best prices and amenities.

Highly Recommended

By: Jamie Niss


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2013

I would definitely recommend Michael Kahan to anyone looking to plan a trip or special vacation. Michael was so easy to work with, extremely attentive, and paid attention to the small details of the trip. Our trip went very smoothly thanks to Mike's planning and knowledgable recommendations! My husband and I definitely plan to use Mike again to help us plan our next trip!

Michael Kahan created a perfect vacation to France

By: Susan and Barry


Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2013

Hi From our initial thoughts about taking a vacation to France, to our return home, Michael planned the most perfect trip. His suggestions, advice, and guidance helped us wade though all our possible options. His knowledge and experience was priceless! Michael booked everything for us. After the trip, Michael was extremely interested in our "feedback." We didn't have much to say, except the word PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Great Experience!

By: DAKNYC


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2013

An outstanding experience. Michael and his team are extremely professional, proactive and service oriented. Will use them for all my travel needs!

Highly Recommended

By: Capricorn


Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013

I have been using the Park Avenue Travel Agency for over 5 years now and will NEVER go anywhere else! Their level of professionalism, knowledge and personal service has not been matched by anyone that I have dealt with in the travel business. Down to the smallest of details, they will take care of everything so, if you are looking for the perfect vacation, call them. You will not be be disappointed!

The Best Trip Ever

By: Manuali


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Every detail was taken care of and all our likes and dislikes taken into account. The transfers were timely and immaculate and the guides super friendly. We received many perks and upgrades and really enjoyed the welcome in the hotels. We only thought about enjoying ourselves and worried about nothing. Really wonderful.

Excellent Service - highly recommend

By: DFresh


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

I have utilized the services of Michael Kahan on numerous occassions for travel both domestically and internationally. The level of service and attention to detail was top quality. I have/would recommend Kahan Travel to anyone, if they are interested in working with a knowledgeable and trustworthy company.

highly recommended!

By: michaelandiviejoy


Reviewed on: 02 Dec 2013

michael and aly were amazing. everything was well-researched and all details taken care of to a tee - from hotel reservations, dinner reservations and travel arrangements. if we travel again, we will definitely be using them again!

Highly Recommended

By: mz


Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013

Michael planned an amazing trip for us. He was easy to work with and found us great places to stay. It

Highly Recommended

By: janks98


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2013

The trip was amazing from the minute we arrived at Acqualina Resort and Spa. Michael Kahan did a wonderful job with the room and additional amenities.

Best Travel Advisor

By: Gary


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Kahan travel group has set up for of our family vacations from Hawaii to Europe to the Carribean. Their service and planning is impeccable! I highly recommend Michael and his team at Kahan travel group.

Highly recommend

By: CW


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2014

We were so pleased with the service and attention Michael provided. If we had any questions or concerns they were answered immediately. Pre-trip reminders were also incredibly helpful. I highly recommend using him and his staff. Happy New Year!

Paradise in Paradisus

By: AbbyPville


Reviewed on: 09 Jan 2014

Michael helped us plan an All Inclusive trip to Paradise Palma Real in Punta Cana. He took care of flights, insurance, hotel rooms and even communicating with the hotel about dinner reservations. When we were hit with bad weather Michael contacted us via email and was prepared to make alternate travel plans if necessary. Would highly recommend Michael for his attentive service.

Great experience

By: Larchmont Family


Reviewed on: 14 Jan 2014

Michael Kahan and the Kahan Travel Group were wonderful to work with in planning and executing my family vacation in Central America. Their customer service was just fantastic, from the beginning stages of planning things throughout our time away, and even after we returned home. I highly recommend them.

Very Happy with Service and have recommended Michael

By: Irene


Reviewed on: 20 Jan 2014

We were very pleased with the service, and assistance provided in working out all details for our recent vacation (including getting our passport renewed rapidly over Christmas/New Year's holidays). The package we got with the help of Michael Kahan was a great value. We had a wonderful vacation. Thanks, Irene
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Highly recommend

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 24 Feb 2014

The trip was exactly what was described to us by Michael.

Fabulous trip to Anguilla filled with relaxation and worry free

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2014

Michael Kahan thought of everything.  From our seat assignment on the plane, to the private boat transfers, everything went smoothly.  All details were thought of and taken care of.  Spa appointments made, dinner reservation taken care of which led to fabulous meals and terrific family time together.  We didn't think about anything except enjoying ourselves and the sand and the sea.  Fabulous trip in Anguilla.
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Makes the hard stuff EASY

By: Michael


Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2014

With a travel advisor, there are only two outcomes. right and wrong. Michael Kahan and his peeps deliver, making the frustrating and time consuming things (for mere mortals like me), look easy. Thank you again.
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HIghly recommended

By: 3 High Point


Reviewed on: 25 Apr 2014

As usual, Michael did a wonderful job in setting up our recent family vacation.  Everything was arranged properly and the hotel was perfect.

Highly Recommend

By: Extremely Satified Traveller


Reviewed on: 13 May 2014

Michael is the single best travel agent anyone could hope for. I've had the pleasure of working with him now for over 7 years. His attention to detail and knowledge of the world is second to none. I would highly recommend all to use Michael and plan to continue using him as my travel advisor at all times.

Highly recommended

By: MattV


Reviewed on: 23 May 2014

I can't praise Michael and Elise enough. They did an amazing job and made our honeymoon unforgettable. If anyone is planning travel, you cannot find anyone better than Michael. We will definitely keep using them in the future. 
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Highly Recommend

By: Patrick B.


Reviewed on: 29 May 2014

Absolutely Amazing!

By: V


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2014

Highly Recommended

By: Tom G


Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2014

Michael and his team booked us a wonderful vacation to Puerto Rico and we had a blast!  Great service and very attentive to our needs.

5 star service and 5 star experience

By: Rachel1103


Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2014

Michael and his team are star quality. Michael organised a fabulous and memorable trip to Istanbul and Israel for my sister and me. Michael is so personable and knows all of the right questions to ask in order to better understand the experience you are looking for. Once he has this information he comes up with amazing itineraries and options from which you can choose. He does not leave that daunting task of making all the decisions yourself. If you want his help he is always there for you. If you are very decisive he allows you to be as independent as you would like. The holiday we want on was brilliant. He chose the best hotels and tours that met our needs 100%. Everything went so smoothly and was meticulously organised. His pre trip planning and travel package made this wonderful experience even better. I would recommend Michael and his team to anyone looking for a holiday of a lifetime. We will be utilising his services for all of our trips.

Great trip to Italy planned by Michael & Elyse!

By: Jamie530


Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2014

Michael and Elyse planned an awesome trip to Italy for my husband Jeremy and me (after planning an awesome honeymoon in Hawaii the year before)! Not only did they recommend awesome hotels, but planned all of our transfers, activities, and dinner reservations as well. Michael and Elyse went above and beyond to make sure every detail was taken care of. Michael even went as far to call us in the middle of the night when he realized our flight was moved up, to make sure we didn't oversleep. We know that we are always in great hands with Michael, and have consistently recommended him to friends for their upcoming trips!

Wonderful Trip!

By: wendyjh


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2014

Michael and Elyse, We had such an amazing time at Disney and you did a tremendous job setting us up for success! Our room was wonderful and the kids (of all ages) had the times of their lives! Thank you again!

Awesome!

By: CMetzger


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2014

Michael was an awesome help in terms of determining the best place for my trip as well as helping me schedule all of my accommodations for my trip. I will definitely use him in the future.

Great recommendations & service!

By: Maureen


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2014

My husband and I worked with Michael for our honeymoon trip to Barcelona, Spain. He spent so much time with us, offering extensive overviews of our hotel options, suggested activities and travel insurance. We were so happy with both hotels, all the activities and the transfers to and from the airport. It was a fantastic trip! When a slight glitch came up with one hotel, Michael was very responsive and got everything resolved right away while we were out enjoying the city! We'll definitely use his services again in the future. Thank you!

Everything to perfection!

By: TBM


Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2016

Every detail was accurately executed. We enjoyed all our dinners and our preferred reservation times and were lavishly cared for at our resort, plus all the extra amenities were fabulous. Thanks for a really great family vacation!

Working with Michael Kahan, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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