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In this day and age, with all of the resources we have available to us, a travel agent isn’t always necessary. Websites like expedia.com have made it very easy for travelers to book and plan their own vacation by themselves. However, one cannot discount the advice given from an expert in the field. When looking for a travel agent, it helps to have someone who A) has been doing it awhile, B) has been to wherever you want to go themselves and C) can help you plan in order to minimize expenses and maximize fun. Here is a list of five top travel agencies in the Denver area.
Travel N Relax
15385 E. 7th Circle
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 317-6945
www.travelnrelax.com

Rob Hale, owner of Travel N Relax, and his wife Lisa opened this travel agency in 2004, and it has since grown into one of the most trusted and used agencies in the city today. The two of them have more than 50 combined years of experience in the industry and both of them possess the meticulous and detail-oriented skills you seek in a travel agent. Plus Rob has a host of certifications under his belt, as well as a degree in the hospitality and tourism industry. Lisa, on the other hand, has a background in wedding and event planning, and together they can plan, coordinate and book your trip so you have a memorable, stress-free experience.

Spirit Of Travel
6070 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 100
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(303) 751-7200
www.spiritoftravel.com

The staff at Spirit of Travel has more than 450 combined years of experience, with at least one agent specializing in anything you can think of under the travel umbrella. Whether it be a vacation, honeymoon, cruise, wedding, anniversary, golf trip, corporate event, or another type of outing, you are in good hands with any of the qualified agents here. They specialize in cruises and European vacations so if you’re thinking about heading out on the pond, or across it, this is the place to call.

Denver Travel
(303) 504-0400
www.denvertravel.net

Pamela Wilson, owner of Denver Travel, has been in the industry since 1975. She and her team will assist you in creating and planning your vacation down to the last detail. With the ability to match any vacation website’s prices, you know you’re getting the best value possible. Not only that, they are available 24/7, so if any unforeseen circumstances arise, they are there to handle it for you.

Empire Travel Cruises And Vacations
6740 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 101
Denver, CO 80224
(303) 692-5666
www.empiretravelcenter.com

Empire Travel Cruises and Vacations is another Denver agency that has been around for quite some time. Carol, Empire’s manager and cruise specialist, has earned the prestigious designation of MCC (Master Cruise Counselor) from the CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) and is an encyclopedia herself when it comes to cruises of all destinations. Emily, meanwhile, is the destination and wedding specialist. She has contacts throughout Mexico, Hawaii and the Caribbean who are happy to assist with planning the wedding and honeymoon of your dreams. Together they have more than 50 years of experience and will work tirelessly to ensure your vacation or wedding goes as smooth as possible.

All-Inclusive Vacations & Cruises
1595 Iris St.
Lakewood, CO 80215
(303) 980-6483
all-inclusivevacations.com

The team at All-Inclusive Vacations & Cruises are all avid travelers, and take pride in hearing about the excellent experiences their clients come back with after booking with them. With specialists ranging from relaxing beach destinations to around-the-world journeys, the team at All-Inclusive will exceed every expectation you have of a travel agency, as well as ensure you have a worry-free adventure that you will remember for the rest of your life.

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