Gudrun Vest 

Denver, CO United States
An independent affiliate of The Travel Society LLC
Why work with an advisor? 
 93%
Recommended
32
Reviews
 
Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Food & Wine
  • Honeymoons
  • Independent Tours
  • River Cruising


Destinations
  • Belgium
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • Czech Republic
  • France
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Selling Travel Since
1999
Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German

My Background

My love for travel started as a youngster after riding the Orient Express from Paris to Salzburg each summer alone.  Meeting foreign nationals sparked my interest in different cultures and the desire to explore the world.  I am an Austrian native and love people from all walks of life.  I travel at every opportunity as "having been there and done that" is the best experience to share with my valued clients.

Although my niche is customized European itineraries, I'm a beach bum at heart - Bora Bora being my favorite destination!  I love creating customized itineraries as I treat every travel destination as my own.  Travel is a lot like art, what works for one, may not work for another; therefore, getting the perfect "fit" is exciting.  Making memories is what it's all about!

Expertise, experience and enthusiasm are key to my success.  Embrace your horizon and allow me to create a unique experience with classic flair yet value driven!

Places I Have Traveled


Reviews and Recommendations for Gudrun Vest

93%

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recommend


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Fabulous 60th Birthday Trip

By: Deb


Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2016

This was a dream trip for me to celebrate my 60th birthday in Europe! I knew many of the places I wanted to go, and we explored a couple more. Seven cities in 21 days, starting with Barcelona, working our way thru the French Riviera (with one jaunt inland), and then finally onto the Italian Riviera.. It was Awesome! All the hotels were excellent and in good areas. The train travel was very well planned. We had a couple of minor "issues" to manage during our trip, and Gudrun was easy to access thru WhatsAp. It was so comforting to know she was there and capable of helping when we were far away.

We highly recumbent Gudrun!

By: Susan


Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2017

Gudrun is fabulous. She takes such excellent care of us - keeps track of all the details, lets us know in a timely manner when payments are due, offers suggestions to enhance our vacation experiences. She is a treasure.

Great trip

By: Christine


Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2017

Gudrun made sure everything was perfect for us on our family trip. She answered all our questions and more. She is a top notch travel agent.

Big Family Trip to Riveria Maya

By: Charles


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2017

Gudren was terrific. She was patient and answered the numerous questions we had about our trip. Our family of 7 with three small kids was easily booked and all of the bases covered with Gudren. The trip Gudren prepared for us was hundreds cheaper than the exact same trip booked through the highest rated travel agent in my home town. Even when I had a question or two during our trip she was available to answer them. I cannot wait to book another trip with Gudren!

Tulip Cruise 2017

By: Lou


Reviewed on: 10 May 2017

Fabulous! She takes incredible care of her clients.

London 2017

By: Cpolk


Reviewed on: 06 May 2017

Gudrun was such an asset while planning our first trip to London. She gave us great suggestions as far as tours and travel tips. She was always quick to respond and wonderful to talk to. I will definitely go back to her for our next big trip.

Excellent travel advisor

By: Barb


Reviewed on: 09 May 2017

Gudrun was very easy to work with, had many helpful suggestions, and was very efficient. She was enthusiastic, took her time with me and set up my trip from beginning to end! I will have her plan my next trips!
Not Recommended

Uncomfortable

By: Bella


Reviewed on: 15 May 2017

She did a great job setting up the trip. My friend and I told her we did not necessarily want to be part of the group she booked. When we did our own thing she got very upset with us. We felt forced to join her and her group on a couple of days and didn't enjoy it. Because our first flight was cancelled she rebooked us for the next day. But, she split up my friend and I to different airlines. I was upset. She thought she had to watch over us on the trip. I have been on many trips all over the world and didn't need her guidance. It was like we hurt her feelings. That scenario occurred many times during the trip. In the end at the Amsterdam airport we went ahead of her to check in and when she caught up with us, she yelled "you are on your own! I'm done with you!" Needless to say, we were happy to not speak to her again!

Gudrun is the best!

By: Doug


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2017

Wonderful! She goes way beyond expectations to cover every detail for you. If I travel again, I will only book through her.

Trips

By: Barb O


Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

Gudrun is quick and accurate and is full of helpful suggestions. I use her all the time and recommend her to friends!
Not Recommended

cruise to Cuba

By: susie


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2018

Never took the Cruise- cancelled in March

Cuban cruise

By: Woody


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2018

It was not face to face, but on line. She kept the group up to date and answers promptly.

great advice

By: Nancy


Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2018

Gudrun found us some wonderful deals while respecting our travel budget. She gave us great suggestions for what to see and where to go, including directions from the train station to the hotel.

Excellent

By: Jo


Reviewed on: 08 Jun 2018

Gudrun is an excellent travel agent. I highly recommend her!

Gems ifEastern Europe. a

By: Linda Q4


Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2018

Gudrun is just the best . She goes out of her way to help you and gets back right away if you have questions or issues. Gudrun is always so up beat and positive and gives you helpful tips on language, customs, currency for the places on the trip. She shows how much she appreciates you with thoughtful cards and welcome on board surprises.

Another Successful Trip!

By: Charles


Reviewed on: 16 Jun 2018

We recently scheduled a week long trip to Mexico through Gudren and everything went off without a hitch. The communication is great, she is very accommodating, friendly and I can’t imagine anyone knowing more about the travel industry than her. This was our second experience with Gudren and we can’t wait for the next one!

Scottish & Irish Gold

By: Missdee


Reviewed on: 14 Jun 2018

Gudrun was available, organized, helpful and professional. She did an outstanding job of coordinating our travel.

Irish Holiday

By: Sam and Diana


Reviewed on: 16 Jun 2018

Gudrun was very easy to work with, she is very experienced and quite knowledgeable. She pays close attention to the details, She was very prompt responding to any questions or concerns we had. We would definitely use Gudrun again.

Gems of South East Europe Group trip

By: Lori


Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2018

Working with Gudrun was wonderful! She is so knowledgeable and helpful. Her response time is amazing. The trip was a huge success and we couldn't have done it without her!!

Gudrun, a Great Travel AGENT!

By: Sandy


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2018

Gudrun is efficient, effective and truly excellent in all aspects of the job.

Rambling Herd Trip

By: nana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Gudrun is great! very quick to respond to questions and concerns!

She has a special place in my heart

By: Betty Ramey


Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2018

Gudrun has helped us with our trips for so many years. We always know we can depend on her for anything. She is such a joy to work with. Having her and her husband with us for this last trip was especially wonderful. It was getting to know her even better.

River trip

By: Gd


Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2018

Wonderful, great, stupendous, organized, fun, delightful, fabulous, glorious, exciting, wee worth it;!!!!

Deserves an award!!!

By: Linda and Keith Boettcher


Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2018

It is always a pleasure working with Gudrun. We have worked with her for years and were especially thrilled that she came on this Ramblin' Herd trip. She is soooo fun to travel with. She is knowledgeable and organized. She never gets rattled when handling details for our large group or for us as a couple. We have recommended her many times and many friends have used her to plan their trips. Her follow-up is beyond compare. She gets back with us so fast it is amazing. She helped us out (long distance) when we has issues in Amsterdam. She is a problem solver. She is generous with her time and gifts. We love her!!!

Best travel agent

By: Catherine


Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2018

Wonderful. Awesome. Great.

Great advisor

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2018

I love working with Gudrun! She is very attentive and thorough. I have recommended her services to friends. I look forward to more trips with her help.

We highly recommend our Travel Agent, Gudrun Vest!

By: Jeanie and Tom


Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2018

We loved working with Gudrun Vest in planning our recent Danube River Cruise with AMA Waterways which was a wonderful recommendation. She handled all the details including our Travel Insurance and Transfers from the airport to hotel etc. Gudrun responded promptly whenever we had a question and explained everything clearly. The week before our departure, she met with us again and delivered all of the documents and cruise information. She gave us practical suggestions of things to bring and places to see, tips to know while traveling in Europe, sample language phrases for each of the countries we would be visiting, as well as currency exchange information. Everything went smoothly thanks to her careful attention and planning. It makes a difference to have a travel agent who truly cares about her clients and she works hard to make sure that they have a memorable experience. Thank you, Gudrun!

Great Experience!

By: Justin Marshall


Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2018

We can’t say enough good things about Gudrun! She was very informative and gave us great ideas and guidance on planning our trip to Colorado. Thank you.

Personalized Ireland Itinerary

By: Joann


Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2018

Working with Gudrun was amazing. She was fun, responsive, knowledgable and listened to what we wanted. We already booked our next year vacation with her.

Corsica

By: Karen


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2018

Gudrun is the BEST. She paid attention to even the smallest details to make "a once in a lifetime trip" to Paris and Corsica an outstanding trip. Thank you Gudrun for all you did for our group.

Viking Cruise

By: Pauline


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2018

Gudrun was very helpful and great - I would book with her again.

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