Maybe it’s the pressure of the holidays, or maybe it’s the weather, but winter always makes us want to get the heck outta town. 

Maybe it’s the pressure of the holidays, or maybe it’s the weather, but winter always makes us want to get the heck outta town. That island vacation is not that far out of reach. Rather than stressing and doing all the planning yourself, one of the best ways to save time, anxiety and money is to hire professionals. These businesses have loads of experience in the travel game and are happy to show you the way to your dream destination.

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Sunshine Travel Service

4820 N. Meridian Ave.


Sunshine’s president and owner, Bob Reichert, has been in the travel business for more than 30 years. In that time, he has escorted tour groups across Europe and made countless business and personal connections across the globe. Sunshine Travel was founded in 1982, and Reichert and his staff of travel agents specialize in a variety of vacations, from walking tours of Europe to destination weddings and honeymoons.

Break-Away Travel, LLC

10603 S. Western Ave.


Break-Away Travel is a full-service travel agency offering everything from charters to international destinations and destination weddings. The BAT Girls, an all-female staff, will find you the ideal trip or vacation. That the agency does not offer online bookings, as a personal touch, is what makes it special. The agency was established in 1994, and the staff has traveled the world and is devoted to finding you the perfect trip.

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Rainbow Travel Service Inc.

2817 N Classen Blvd.


We were impressed to find out that Rainbow Travel Service celebrated its 75th birthday last year and even more impressed that there was a booming business in travel agencies in 1938, the year Rainbow was founded. The agents at Rainbow do extensive research to help you find the best package for your ideal vacation. It offers everything from individual trips and cruise promotions to group tours.

All About Travel

6104 NW 63rd St.



This agency deals with both corporate and leisure travel and has been doing so for more than 30 years. Owner and operator Dortha Vela has been a travel professional since 1963 and established All About Travel in 1978. She not only helps plan family getaways but works with many companies for travel incentive packages and group meetings. Her staff consists of internal specialists and outside sales professionals who put the customer first.

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Bentley Hedges Travel

10011 S. Pennsylvania Ave.


Synonymous with luxury travel, Bentley Hedges established his travel company in 1970. Nearly 45 years later, the seven-person staff specializes in everything from exotic luxury travel to business incentives and corporate travel. It is also a specially designated Travel Leaders agency, with access to certain specials and rates that are not available to the average consumer.

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Big Sky Travel Source

2601 Northwest Expressway #105W


Big Sky Travel Source opened in 1994, and staff members collectively share 20 years of experience as travel professionals. The agency specializes in cruises, destination weddings and honeymoons. The staff has traveled extensively and is knowledgeable about your destination and what to do once you get there. Big Sky takes the worry out of things so you can enjoy your vacation.

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Village Tours & Travel

3021 NE 50th St.


Village Tours & Travel is all about seeing things from a different perspective. Since part of travel is the traveling, Village Tours helps you tour the U.S. in style with its own fleet of buses and chartered coaches to visit destinations like Branson, Missouri, for the Christmas shows and the Rose Parade in greater San Diego, California. The travel agency also specializes in cruise packages, like nine days on a chartered coach to Houston and a cruise through the western Caribbean.

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