We are "Escape Artists"
At Great Escapes Travel, we are not mere order takers who book your trip and then leave you on your own. We are "Escape Artists".
As Escape Artists, we act as an adviser and a resource for our clients. We take the time to talk with our clients to really get to know them. Then we are able to create the perfect vacation experience created just for them.
We provide personalized service that is tailored to meet each of our client’s needs. We work with our clients every step of the way – before, during and after the trip.
We make ourselves available to our clients by phone, text, email, and Facebook. And we guarantee that someone will respond to you within 24 hours.
To help our clients plan wonderful vacations that exceed their expectations but not their budgets.
To bring the joy of travel to everyone!
To provide our clients with top notched customer service while assisting them with making the right travel arrangements to meet their needs.
MEET OUR "ESCAPE ARTISTS"
ANGELA BARR - Owner/Escape Artist
Angela fell in love with travel at an early age. It started with annual family trips in Southern California and Nevada. She fondly remembers taking trips to San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Reno with her Mother and brother.
Her passion for travel grew as she began taking her sons on family vacations. She and her family have been on 8 cruises, sailing throughout the Caribbean. They have also traveled to Los Angeles, Chicago, New Orleans, Dallas, Washington D.C, Denver and many trips to Orlando, FL.
Angela is a HUGE Disney fan and has visited the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL more than 10 times, the Disneyland Resort in California twice in the past two years (in addition to numerous visits as a child) and has taken 2 Disney cruises.
In 2006, Angela started managing the Travel unit for her employer. In her spare time, she continued to plan vacations for her family and started helping friends plan their vacations too. In 2010, she decided to start her own Travel Agency - combining her love of travel and vacation planning.
Angela started Great Escapes Travel in 2011. Since then she has planned trips for clients traveling to Thailand, Cambodia,Hawaii, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miami and many cruises.
Angela received her certification as an Accredited Cruise Counsellor (ACC) from CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association). As an Accredited Cruise Counsellor, Angela understands the cruise products that she recommends and excels in finding the perfect cruise to match her clients’ needs, lifestyle and budget.
Angela is also a Certified Sandals Specialist and a Sandals WeddingMoon Specialist.
Angela's Contact Information:
Cell Phone: 313-310-1630
KIMBERLY COX - Escape Artist
Kimberly is an avid traveler taking at least 4 trips per year. She has years of experience planning travel for her family and friends.
She also has experience organizing Casino trips and group trips to Las Vegas, New York, Washington DC, California and Texas among other destinations.
She is also an avid "I Love Lucy" fan.
Kimberly's Contact Information:
Cell Phone: 586-219-6314
SONYA PETERSON - Escape Artist
Sonya Peterson recently joined The Great Escape Travel team. Sonya has been an avid traveler since the age of 19. She has planned trips for co-workers, friends, groups and family. Sonya’s background includes over 14 years in customer service and customer service training
Sonya enjoys traveling. Some of her favorite places to travel to include: the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Chicago, Las Vegas, Arizona and Florida - especially the city of Miami.
Sonya she has helped plan cruises, resort stays, all-inclusive getaways, Girlfriend getaways, Guys getaways, and spa getaways.
Sonya’s personal motto “is any destination is possible with proper planning and imagination”
Sonya's Contact Information:
Office Phone: 586-510-6211
Cell Phone: 586-477-7656
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Here are some of the specialist training courses we have completed.
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Disney Specialist indicates a Travel professional who has attained a special knowledge of Disney Destinations. *Not an agent, affiliate or employee of Disney
Universal Orlando Sea World Parks Legoland
CLIA ACC Norwegian Royal Caribbean Carnival
Honeymoon & Destination Family Travel Sandals Sandals WeddingMoon
Wedding Specialist Specialist Specialist Specialist
Hawaii Jamaica Las Vegas Orlando Florida