Sara Krutsinger 

Springfield, MO United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising


Destinations
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • French Polynesia
  • Spain
Selling Travel Since
1978
Languages
  • English

My Background

I have been in the travel industry since 1978.  Over the years I have experience from large corporate travel to luxury leisure travel and everything in between.  At this point in my career I spend a large part of my time booking international travel and cruises, customized tours.  Air tickets are still a valuable part of our business at The Travel Group.  On line travel is available to everyone, but our clients are looking for personal service and expertise in travel planning.  I am a co-owner of The Travel Group with my partners, Susie Cummings and Linda Overend.

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The best possible service in the industry

By: Bill H


Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2013

Sara is the best travel person I have ever dealt with. Knowledge of markets and my/our needs, combined with sincere caring. Her associates are also excellent!

The Best

By: Carnac


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2013

Sara has been my travel agent for over 30 years and is the best of the best. She knows the details and special places.

Outstanding

By: Mae 28


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2013

Sara is one of the most outstanding, dedicated and conscientious travel agents I and my husband have ever worked with. No one works harder than Sara - she aims to please and constantly tries to make trips comfortable for us with the ever-changing airline schedules and updates. She's the best !!

Absolutely highly recommended!

By: Marion


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2013

We have worked with Sara for many years, and she has never failed to make the suggestions that are right for us, and she has never failed to deliver on her word. Further, she is always open, friendly and courteous. A real winner!

Excellent Assitance

By: RSG


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2013

Very knowledgable and good in assisting plans for your trips. Has many years experience and has first hand knowledge about many locations.

Sara is Amazing!

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

We recommend Sara to anyone that needs and agent. We have used her services for years.

By: Terry


Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2013

Sara is a true professional. She is totally knowledgeable, extremely efficient, and always seems to find the best value. I would highly recommend her service.

October 2103 Trip to London, Florence and Paris

By: Bill H


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Sara is wonderful. She handles all of my tough issues like how to use my frequent flyer miles and how to get between the various airports and countries and over the Pond both ways. She know the hotels and the locales and she always gets me the Virtuoso amenities. She even reminds the hotels of those before I arrive. More than that she really cares about my wife and I, and has developed a great knowledge of what we will enjoy. I will never use anyone else to help us.

Once in a lifetime-Baltic Cruise

By: Carnac


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2013

Sarah's experience, expertise and resources made our two week Baltic Cruise with Oceanic Cruises, from Stockholm to London a trip to remember. Everyday was a new adventure. Her idea of using miles to upgrade to Business Class were miles well spent.

Wonderful and Surprising

By: Zizzer 59


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Trip was a real surprise. Starting with Iceland. We had no idea that this frozen wilderness island could be so beautiful. The Scandinavian countries were rewarding. Norway is a country intent on taking care of its citizens by spending some on their national wealth (oil) on benefits for all. The Baltic's were as advertised. All in all a great trip and well organized by our travel agent.

Highly Recommend the Travel Group

By: Europe Traveler


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

The planning process by Mrs. Krutsinger in conjunction with Virtuoso was perfect again. This is the 3rd time in 3 years we have used this Travel agency and the trips to Australia, Italy and now Paris/Amsterdam were planned perfectly. I did not have any adverse surprises and everything from the hotel upgrades to the guided tours was great. We are planning our next trip to Spain and we know we are in good hands! Thanks Sara!!!

Highly recommend Sara!

By: MG


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Sara is our "go to person" or all our travel. She crosses all the T's and dots all the I's. Takes care of every detail! Have use only her for many many years. Can't go wrong! Love her!

Cabo

By: Carnac


Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2015

As always, well planned, great trip. Thanks

everything was excellent

By: bobby


Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2015

trip was the best

Excellent as always

By: Jack


Reviewed on: 19 Nov 2013

Have used Sara for 30 years and each trip handled by her was perfect. She handles every detail no matter how big or small. She would be hard to replace. Nothing else to say except that she is GREAT

Highly recommend

By: Debbie12


Reviewed on: 28 Jan 2014

Sara helped us plan a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia. She is well informed and took care of every detail. Her help allowed us to have a wonderful trip!

The Best

By: Sarah


Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2014

Sara listened to what we were interested in doing for a family trip including adult children, who live out of the area.She really helped us coordinate flights from various points of origin. Sara provided an appropriate amount of reading material, gentle advice, etc and allowed us to review and decide on a plan. We are pleased with resulting plan for a family trip to Hawaii. She is our go to travel agent!

Saved money

By: John


Reviewed on: 15 Feb 2014

Once again Sara knew where to find a good airfare at a great price.

Highly Recommended

By: Mae992


Reviewed on: 18 Feb 2014

Sara does the best job as a travel agent.  She's knowledgeable, full of suggestions, cheerful and always willing to help.  She's on top of her game and we wouldn't go to anyone else.

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2014

the trip was great-Sarah is the best

Sara takes the worry out of making travel plans

By: Sarah


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2014

Easy to work with and highly recommended. Has helped me with trips to Europe, Alaska and Hawaii- my go to agent

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2014

From Barcelona to Athens

By: Nanc46


Reviewed on: 08 May 2014

We just returned from a wonderful trip on Oceania's ship the Riviera.  It was a fun packed ten days.  We began in Barcelona and sailed to Athens with stops in between.  The ship was just impeccable, the food superb, and  the service unusually attentive.  I would recommend this trip to anyone to relax or to be as busy as you would like.  There were so many activities on board that you could be active all the time.  Sara Krutsinger was the agent that planned our trip and answered all our questions ahead of time.  She was just fantastic!  Her suggestions were invaluable!  We truly enjoyed the trip.

Highly Recommended

By: Not provided


Reviewed on: 28 May 2014

We have used Sara for years to help plan trips.  She always does a great job-knowledgeable and efficient every time.  Because of her recommendations, we have stayed in several Virtuoso properties and have never been disappointed.

By: John


Reviewed on: 30 May 2014

As always, trip well planned, to the smallest details.  

Exotic Destinations

By: John


Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2014

Once again, Sara knows how to plan a trip to an "off the well traveled road" destination. This time it is a scuba trip to Fiji.

Outstanding Service

By: J & W


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2014

Mrs. Krutsinger provided efficient and professional service throughout our planning and execution of our recent trip to Finland, Russia, Estonia and Serbia while navigating the uncertainties of political unrest and airline strikes. She was always pleasant, consistent, and successful in meeting our convoluted travel needs. We give her a Five Star rating.

The best

By: Jack


Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2014

Always the best way to travel.

The best !

By: Happy333


Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2014

Sara Krutsinger is the best Travel Agent we've ever had. She's thorough, thoughtful and caring. She always looks out for the best deals and always follows up. She's the best !!

Everything was great

By: Pro


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2014

Sara did a great job made my trip very easy. I will for sure use Sara again. Thanks

Excellent

By: Jack


Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2015

The Best. Sara handles all our travel needs.

Expert friendly service

By: Terry


Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2015

Sara is a true professional. She extremely knowledgable, and always goes the extra mile to help her clients.
Not Recommended

You made our trip wonderful.

By: Patti


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2015

Sara, our accommodations were perfect and the food was excellent. The lines were long and the most discouraging thing was the time it took to see the major attractions. We finally split up and found the "Fast Pass". Still it would take 45 min to an hour to get in most of the major rides. John was was satisfied with the train, steamboat and other things that were not so busy. He loved getting all the character souvenirs. Helen had your hands full, literally, going home. Chloe and John enjoyed the pool almost more than anything. The pool at the Contemporary was closed and they shuttled us to the Grand Floridian pools, which were the ultimate pools. So, thank you, thank you for planning a lifetime memory. Patti

Fiji dive trip

By: John


Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2015

Well planned and executed, as always.

Naples Trip

By: Kathy


Reviewed on: 24 Apr 2015

Sara, Everything was great. Thank you for taking such great care of us!

Service

By: Jody


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2015

Everything worked great coming.....no problems

Always a Pleasure

By: magic


Reviewed on: 07 Aug 2015

Sara always helps me and finds the best deals. She is also good a solving travel problems. Highest recommendation.

Exceptional service every trip!

By: Stenger


Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2015

Always a no worries trip. Sara is the best.

Prefect family cruise!

By: Margaret


Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2016

We had a great family cruise. Thanks to Sara Krutsinger who took care of all the details, everything worked perfectly! She gets an A+

Incredible personal service

By: Melissa


Reviewed on: 16 Apr 2016

As always, Sara's wisdom regarding all things travel related ensured that our recent holiday to the UK was everything we expected and more! She was able to get us the best possible flight connections and seating and thanks to Sara and Virtuosio, we were upgraded to our new favorite room in the Inver Lodge Hotel in the far northern reaches of Scotland and enjoyed a full high tea as well . Her connections and warm personal interest have made Sara our go-to expert for over two decades!

Always competent !

By: Booboo


Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2016

The trip that Sara arranged for me went off without a hitch. Great connections, seat arrangements and overall enjoyable trip. Sara is very competent, friendly and very knowledgeable.

Just perfect

By: Sting


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2016

Sara always plans the best travel and she always delivers!

Another successful cruise.

By: Zizzer 59


Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2016

Our 5th Regent cruise now complete. Sara has planned all 5 and this one as the others a great success. All aspects of the cruise i.e., ship, crew, food, entertainment and new friends exceeded expectations. We booked our 6th Regent cruise on board for 2017.

Great time and service

By: EL and Anita


Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2016

Our day tour was wonderful. Susan and Kevin were fun. We had a warm and fun evening dinner with them.

Super service

By: Lstenger


Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2016

The best service as always.

Good job

By: Noname


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2016

Sara is always great to work with. She handled all the details of this trip and found us some extra special side trips. She is very good about taking our input of what we want to do and after working with us for many years knows what we like. Thus, she always helps us create the perfect trip. Would not use anyone else as an advisor.

Excellent service.

By: Ron


Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2016

Great personal friendly service. Never have to worry about the details of travel.

She knows her stuff!

By: Susan72


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2016

Sara is a wonderful travel agent! She is knowledgeable and creative! We have taken several trips with her in charge and have never been disappointed. We even had one trip that had to be aborted and she was right there holding our hands! Thank you, Sara!

Excellent service

By: RKS


Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2016

Sara is the best travel agent anyone could hope for in this age of travel. She is very aware of every aspect of your travel plans

exceptional arrangements

By: john


Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2017

did a great job in getting all the family from all over here and then back home

Phoenix trip

By: Tricky Ricky


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2017

Always great Sara does a wonderful job

oregon trip

By: john and annie


Reviewed on: 16 Mar 2017

we needed quick arrangements. sara was out and Barbara assisted us. we got our tickets...good arrangements.good price..good trip

The most professional!

By: Lezah


Reviewed on: 10 May 2017

Perfect, as usual

She's the BEST !!

By: Lulu Mae


Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2017

She is and has always been the best person to plan a trip. Ask her any questions and she knows all the answers. Highly experienced and knowledgeable. A joy to work with !!

Great Travel Advisor

By: Joc


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2017

She really knows her travel and best way to get there

Viking Sea cruise

By: Nancy


Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2017

Super! She tries to help in any way.

Travel perfection!

By: Lezah


Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017

She was a delight to work with on these travel plans.

Awesome trip

By: Stenger


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

She is so easy to talk to and understands what kind of trip you have in mind. Always the perfect adventure!

Good work

By: Fun


Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2017

Sara did well in answering our questions and helping book our vacation.

Sara

By: KJ


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

Fantastic! Sara covered every detail.

The best

By: Sting


Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2017

She makes everything easy. You don't worry about anything.

National Parks

By: Tray


Reviewed on: 26 Nov 2017

Over the top, all went well

The best

By: Lezah


Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2017

Easy. She is wonderful.

elis trip

By: john


Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2018

excellent she got it done promptly. it was a trip from portland to KC

Sara Krutsinger is Wonderful

By: crutsie


Reviewed on: 02 Feb 2018

She is fabulous. Every detail was so well planned and thought out. Wonderful trip

Sarah

By: rdj6825@gmail.com


Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

She is the best

Sara and the River.

By: Zizzers 59


Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2018

As always,Great.

recent air travel

By: john


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2018

excellent....very easy

Travel review

By: Sslly


Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2018

Excellent service and lovely to deal with.

Various complicated trips

By: Ron and Lezah


Reviewed on: 05 Apr 2018

Sara is the best !!!!

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