Patricia Klippel CTA

Menlo Park, CA United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Independent Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

  • Australia
  • French Polynesia
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • United States - All
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Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Patricia is a Leisure Travel Consultant specializing in family travel and cruises. Her recent travels have also included the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico and Western Europe. Her personal travel emphasizes architectural history and design.

Patricia has a Leisure Travel Specialist Certificate from Foothill College, Los Altos, CA. She has Destination Specialist (DS) certifications for the popular cruise destinations of Hawaii, Latin America, the Caribbean, South Pacific and Alaska.

Places I Have Traveled

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always excellent service!

By: None

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

Patricia has done a number of trips for me, and her service is always professional, timely and detailed. She goes well beyond my expectations in every aspect of my travel. She serves my needs with kindness and caring and responds to my every desire.

Extremely Professional

By: Lesrags

Reviewed on: 08 Dec 2016

Patricia planned a trip for me when I was overwhelmed trying to plan it for myself. It was a college trip to see four schools in three states in a handful of days. I tried to figure out the puzzle myself and just couldn't! Patricia's itinerary was perfect and magical -- I am not quite sure how she was able to do it! The hotels, cars, flights, everything was perfect and the presentation folder of all the plans made my life super easy. I am so grateful!

Great service via email

By: plctexas

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

Patricia did an excellent job of coordinating our trip with Stanford travel to Australia. Unfortunately we were unable to go because of medical reasons. She helped us navigate getting our insurance to refund our trip money and the airlines to refund our tickets.

Great job!

By: Chuck

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2016

Extremely good job making reservations per our particular requests. VERY pleased and grateful! Thank you, Patricia

Patricia did a very fine job getting us our air tickets!

By: Chris

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2016

All went very well withy our air arrangements and it was a difficult job putting it all together. Well done!!



Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2016

Patricia planned a wonderful trip to England and to several destinations in France. She found perfect hotels and a great side tour in England. She booked us on a small plane to Southern France where we stayed for 5 days. We continued on our trip with a comfortable train ride to Paris and we finished our trip with 2 days in Versailles. She found perfect hotels in each place. There were no problems with the plane and train tickets she booked for us. We were especially grateful to have such a knowledgeable agent. On our own, we would never have been able to find the excellent hotels, side trips and in general, enjoyed such a well planned trip. Patricia's knowledge was impressive and she was effective in planning our dream trip.

fast and smart

By: Glo

Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2017

As always, Patricial Klippel is responsive and effective ... in regard to choice of hotel (she particularly helped with location) and choice of rental car agency (saved us money). I hope to continue to work with her.


By: Jessie A

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

Patricia has always planned amazing trips for us - making sure we book the best tours and get the best service wherever we are. This trip to Europe was no exception. We had a wonderful time on and off land and were constantly mentioning how wonderful of a job she did at every turn making sure we were having a top-quality vacation. We get experiences on her recommended tours that you simply can't get booking yourself online and our travel is always seemless and fun. We never worry and she's always following up to make sure we have our documents and plans ready to travel. I never worry when I'm with Patricia. What a wonderful trip - I can't wait for our next trip!
Not Recommended

Ready ... or Not ~

By: JJ & BB

Reviewed on: 05 Dec 2016

When we met Patricia in January, we were very impressed with her giving us her full attention, as we described the kind of month we wanted to have in Europe in June. She booked our flights immediately! Wow! We were thrilled! But, then, somewhere along the way, she didn't book reservations at the hotels we mentioned. By the time, it got closer to our trip, I had to call the hotels myself & the only rooms left were super expensive VIP suites! It's possible it was our fault that the ball got dropped. We're not sure. Just be clear about WHEN you want everything to booked.
Not Recommended

Not worth $90

By: Mary

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2017

I am very unhappy with the service provided by Worldview Travel. They promoted themselves, in order that I pay $90 for services, as a full service reservation. After I paid, I heard NOTHING beyond a flight number and confirmation. I think I should be refunded my $90.

airline reservation

By: anonymous

Reviewed on: 12 May 2017

Very pleasant and efficient. Options were clearly explained.

Panama Canal Cruise

By: Annmarie

Reviewed on: 20 May 2017

She's the best. We always have her plan all of our vacations!

very good service

By: marg

Reviewed on: 22 May 2017

Got us the fights we wanted and followed up on seat assignments when they were in doubt!

Peru-Argentina Trip

By: Anne

Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2017

Patricia was very helpful and responsive to our many requests for information and changes.


By: Ed

Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2017

She was very easy to work with and very responsive.

fast and smart

By: eve

Reviewed on: 15 Sep 2017

Patricia Klippel knows what she is doing. She works fast to get hotel locations and transport options that work. I trust her to listen well and find what I need. She is warm, pleasant and has a good sense of humor. And she is very, very smart.

Baltics & Russia

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2017

Patricia was very knowledgeable and helped us tend to all the trip details - especially the somewhat complex task of getting Russian visas. She was easy to reach with questions about airline regulations, luggage limits, etc. I plan to work with Patricia on future trips.

Canadian Maritimes with Stanford

By: Shand

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

She was great. We gave her a very challenging itinerary, and she found small airports and made it all work. My only concern was maybe 1 hour transfer time in OHare was too short - our luggage did not make it from Air Canada to Alaska Air - took 30 hours to catch up to us, with many calls from us. But I must say, Alaska Air pushed away from the gate 20 minutes early!! So maybe any late luggage couldn't have made it. As it was, we were huffing and puffing getting from terminal 2 to terminal 3, and were surprised Alaska flight was mostly boarded.

mississippi river cruise

By: HK

Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2017

she is very helpful and makes sure things are just as you want them to be

Cruise Ship - Regent

By: None

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

Great ! She is really accommodating.

Great trip!

By: Maryg

Reviewed on: 01 Nov 2017

Patricia did the flight arrangements for our Stanford Alumni trip. The schedule was great, the connections were good and a long trip was far easier to deal with because the flight arrangements were well done!

To France and back

By: Happy!

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2017

Patricia's recommended flights, transfers, and hotels suited us perfectly. There was time to make connections, but not too long waiting. We traveled in comfort, and with great pleasure. There were no "hiccups". We are very grateful.

The travel was harder than I liked

By: reefman

Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2017

She is easy to work with, came up with options and communicated well. Still, the travel was more difficult than I like. Some of the difficulty was with the airlines--flights were delayed, one for almost twelve hours and one for and hour or two. The problem came because we didn't have enough slack in our connection times, so we had to run from Domestic terminal to International terminal, etc. As it turned out several flights were delayed so we made our connection but it was high stress. Not what I like on a vacation. In retrospect, we should have flown into Hilo and not Kona. I think she made the decision; I don't know why. I would think she would be tuned into the geography of Hawaii. The service that you used to notify us of flight delays/changes was hopelessly too late to be of value.
Not Recommended

I thought it was Sylvia

By: Peggy

Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2017

Unaware of yet one more middleman.

Stanford Alumni Association Travel/Study New Zealand

By: RocketGpa

Reviewed on: 25 Jan 2018

She was very helpful in setting up the flights and saved us a bunch of money. She also responded quickly to our requests for changes. We had one problem that remains a mystery. United Airlines wouldn't let us on our Richmond to Chicago flight and also our San Francisco to Auckland flight because of some clerical error regarding our nonexistent and not-required visas. The system had to be overridden by hand - twice. Thankfully, we insisted on long layovers just in case.

trip to Japan

By: Anne C.

Reviewed on: 26 Feb 2018

Patricia was helpful, knowledgeable and easy to work with. Was responsive in a timely manner as well.

Excellent Travel Agent

By: Bill

Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2018

Very pleasant and gratifying. She is helpful and knowledgeable. She knows the travel business and provides great advice. I have worked with her a couple of times and will continue to do so.

travel complexities

By: WassS

Reviewed on: 28 Mar 2018

She did a good job working out a complex schedule


By: Traveler

Reviewed on: 06 Apr 2018

I do not know who Patricia Klippel is. She did not plan my trip.

Travel plans

By: potato

Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

cordial, adequate, provided requested advice and services

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