Thinking of taking an amazing vacation this summer? Using an online travel site is great for booking flights and hotels. But if you are planning a vacation to remember, you might want to consult a travel pro. Travel agents and specialized travel companies can organize everything from an all-inclusive resort to a multi-city European tour. Las Vegas has professional travel agencies and specialized tour companies proficient in taking you to the ends of the earth or right around the corner.
Prestige Travel & Cruises
6175 Spring Mountain Road
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Cruises are a great all-inclusive way to vacation. Although its easy to book a cruise online, a cruise specialist will help you find the right match. Since 1980, Prestige Cruises has been booking cruises for Las Vegas couples, families and groups. Prestige has firsthand experience with top cruise line and tour operators including Princess Cruises, Brendan Worldwide Vacations, Celebrity Cruises Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line and Sandals Resorts. Visit the agency online or visit one of the eight locations around the valley.
Pink Jeep Tours
3629 W. Hacienda Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Pink Jeep Tours began as a small fleet of “pink” Jeeps giving off-road tours in the rugged outskirts of Las Vegas. The company now has tours to the Grand Canyon, Valley of Fire, Hoover Dam, Zion National Park and more. Pink Jeep Tours has packages that include helicopter and boat legs as well as touring around in the custom 10-person Trekker. Pink Jeep also hosts tours in nearby Sedona and Scottsdale. Follow the company on Facebook and check out video of its exciting tours on YouTube. Locals get 10-percent off tours booked from Las Vegas with a valid ID.
A Destination Travel
1730 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 100
Henderson, NV 89012
A Destination Travel is a concierge travel agency offering planning for luxury cruises, ski getaways and packages to exotic locales. A Destination Travel can help you book an African safari, a European river cruise or tickets to the Kentucky Derby. Owner Claire MacDonald is a part of the exclusive Virtuoso Travel network and has been on many of the trips she books for her clients. A Destination Travel hosts frequent presentations on vacations such as Seaborn Luxury Cruises and travel to Cuba. Check out the schedule of travel seminars at www.adestinationtravel.com.
3390 Red Rock St.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
AMRO Travel was founded by Simona Mitrica-Ott. Simona has a passion for travel and the personal travel experience required to advise her clients. This boutique travel agency specializes in customized packages to Europe, Hawaii, the Caribbean and Mexico. For glimpses of destinations and resorts all over the world, follow AMRO on Facebook.
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters
3900 Paradise Road, Suite 233
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Since 1965, Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters has been flying tourists around Vegas and the Grand Canyon. It has evolved into a “flight seeing” company, adding airplane, bus and rafting tours in Nevada, Arizona and Utah. Stand on top of the Tower Butte at Lake Powell or float down the Colorado River after flying over the rim of the Grand Canyon. Beyond the flight, guests can take advantage of guided tours on horseback, ATV tours, hiking, picnics and river rafting. Follow Papillon on Facebook to see specials and photos from past travels.
Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Christa has been a Las Vegas resident for more than 20 years. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.