Myrna Shaw 

Glencoe, IL United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Family Travel
  • Safari
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

After college (U of Michigan, AB and MA in History), I taught History in secondary school. I took 10 years off to be at home with my children, but when they were in school all day, I opted to return to the work place. The travel business seemed to offer the perfect blend of my passion for history and the chance to see and learn more about the places about which I had previously studied. Since 1977, I have worked in the leisure travel industry helping people with their travel needs; whether a family dream vacation, a getaway weekend or that last minute business trip. I have also had the honor and privilege of leading many groups to Israel and Eastern Europe. It has been, and will continue to be, a pleasure to share my knowledge and wonderful experiences with my clients.

Places I Have Traveled

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Highly recommended. Excellent guidance and excellent service.

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2013

Highly recommended. Excellent guidance and excellent service.

By: Edee65

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2013

Another Great Choice!

By: Lisa310

Reviewed on: 10 Jan 2014

Myrna has always steered us on the right direction. She is great at finding resorts and destinations for us that are a great fit. Myrna really listens to us and finds a place that has the amenities we want. She is both well informed and easy to work with.

Highly Recommended

By: TyDyBoys

Reviewed on: 04 Jan 2014

Myrna Shaw did an impeccable job planning and coordinating our trip to the Ritz Carlton in Cancun. From the moment we arrived at the airport in Cleveland to the sad return to snow, everything was perfect! The Ritz Carlton was beautiful with excellent ocean front rooms with balconies and tremendous service. I can't wait to go with my family next year!

Highly recommended

By: Bobbie

Reviewed on: 11 Jan 2014

Myrna got us a very good package at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale = great job!

Fairmont Maui

By: Jeff

Reviewed on: 27 Feb 2014

We had a fabulous time on our recent trip to Hawaii.  We traveled with two families, and everything went off without a hitch.  From our arrival to our departure, we couldn't have been happier with the setup that Myrna tailored for our group of 9.  We'll definitely be heading back sooner rather than later.  Great job!

Always the best!


Reviewed on: 06 Mar 2014

We've worked with Myrna since she first became a travel agent and while we now live 2,000 miles away, we wouldn't think of working with anyone else. She is so very knowledgable and accommodating.  You couldn't have a better person to guide you in your travels.

Myrna is the best!

By: Sarah

Reviewed on: 19 Apr 2014

Myrna Shaw I would recommend to anyone and I have. She has class, knows what her clients want. Plans everything, knows guides and lots of areas. I highly highly recommend her.

The Best Ever


Reviewed on: 04 Jun 2014

Myrna Shaw is simply the best travel agent ever. We booked a trip with friends who had to cancel due to a family illness, which jeopardized our accommodations. Myrna was initially told that we would lose the suite, but refused to give up. Her perseverance resulted in our keeping the entire two bedroom suite with all of the extra "perks."Thanks to Myrna, we had a wonderful time in Hawaii.

highly recommended

By: hal

Reviewed on: 29 Jun 2014

Myrna has been doing our travel for 31 years. We started with her at Neiman Marcus Travel and moved with her to Lake Shore Travel. She has become a personal friend. We have enjoyed all the cruises and land trips we have taken with her expertise. There have been many. She is intelligent and knowledgeable and efficient. We will continue with her for any new travel plans.

Recommended with Praise

By: Susie75

Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2014

Myrna helped plan a complicated trip and everything came off exactly as planned.  We've worked with her before and would do so again.

Highly Recommended


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2014

Myrna was so helpful, planning our trip with very little notice. I would not hesitate to call on Myrna again for our next travel plan!



Reviewed on: 27 Feb 2015


Great service and advice

By: Owen

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2015

Great service and advice

Expert friendly service

By: mb66M

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2015

Thanks to Myrna my granddaughter and I had an outstanding trip to London. Our hotel was spacious and most conveniently located and we enjoyed our tours of London and Oxford. Myrna's theater arrangements were also excellent. We saw a lot during our short trip and enjoyed every minute!!! I have known Myrna for many years and I always benefit form her excellent recommendations.


By: Fwp

Reviewed on: 16 Sep 2015

Wonderful trip. Bad weather didn't prevent us from enjoying everything

Great Advice

By: bls13

Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2015

Great Advice, Great Vacation!

Great Service

By: Lisa

Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2016

Thank you for making everything easy!

Expert service

By: Meredith

Reviewed on: 17 Apr 2016

Thank you. We had an amazing time at Miraval. I would highly recommend. Top notch spa. Thanks

forgot to put my global entry no with rerservation

By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2016

I had to fly on United due to lack of flights on my normal airline (American) and my global entry number was not provided with the reservation so I did not get pre-check and had to wait in a 35 minute security line at the Denver airport. Otherwise, trip was fine.

outstanding advice and service

By: mby

Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2016

As always, Myrna offered expert advice and service in a timely fashion. Tickets, hotel rooms, car service met or exceeded our expectations. We had a great trip to Romania and I am thankful to Myrna for arranging it.


By: Fox

Reviewed on: 08 Oct 2016

Very competent and reliable! Always excited to work with Myrna.


By: Lloyd

Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2016


Excellent flights to Mexico

By: Miriam

Reviewed on: 20 Feb 2017

As always, I appreciated working with Myrna. For this trip she took care of flights and travel insurance only as we stayed with friends who own property there. Thanks, Myrna!

Great Vacation

By: RobG

Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2017

Myrna was great and got us to the right place! She is easy to work with and has your best interest at heart all of the time. All of the arrangements were outstanding and worked like clockwork!

Amsterdam and Paris

By: Irv

Reviewed on: 25 May 2017

Terrific. She was creative in finding alternative flights so we could use miles for business class.

Our recent trip

By: S&K

Reviewed on: 16 May 2017

Always a pleasure to work with Myrna She always goes above the rest to make everything special We highly recommend her


By: Big boy

Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2017

She is knowledgeable and sensitive to budget concerns. Yet she always knows the perfect place to stay. She's also great with travel, finding great airline discounts. Love her!!

Great Service


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Myrna knew exactly what we wanted.

Wedding weekend

By: Meghan

Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2018

Myrna is the best! She has planned many of our family trips. From Maui, to St Kitt’s, to Cabo, and many more. She handles all the details, including airlines, transfers, and the best hotels! Her attention to detail, is in measurable! Thanks Myrna, for your wonderful advice, and service!


By: Babes

Reviewed on: 08 Jan 2018

Easy Pleasant Informative

Highly Recommend

By: Katie

Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Myrna is wonderful to work with. She is always helpful and honest, and gave us multiple options before we booked our trip. She makes travel a pleasure.


By: Sparky

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2018

Fine. She handled changes when the weather required and the airline permitted

June in Croatia, italy and Malta

By: Bill and Judy

Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2018

Working with Myra was excellent. Highly professional. she makes arrangements with first class reliable local operators. No anxiety--they are there. We also had a local transportation service in Milan., and they were courteous and timely. We had a great trip



Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2018


Tauck tour

By: Atgt

Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2018

As always, excellent. Everything done to perfection. She has been our agent for 30 years


By: Bill

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

We have worked with her for many years and it’s a very good working relationship. She has relationships with excellent people in foreign countries.

great trip

By: bg

Reviewed on: 25 Oct 2018

great first class trip

Cabo San Lucas Montage

By: Rw

Reviewed on: 18 Dec 2018

It was well organized and a perfect location and perfect time of year to travel

St. Lucia

By: Jeff

Reviewed on: 11 Jan 2019

We didn't know where we wanted to go, and Myrna suggested a great property that fit our tastes. People and food were great, and it quickly became on of our favorite trips.

Playa pleasure

By: La senora

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2019

Easiest planning and execution ever

Ritz Carlton Singapore

By: DeeDee

Reviewed on: 17 Apr 2019

Myrna was great & very efficient. She understood our needs & found us the perfect hotel in the perfect location.


By: bill

Reviewed on: 15 May 2019

Excellent for many years.

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