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Best Travel Agencies In Minnesota

May 4, 2013 7:00 AM

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The children are out of school and you’ve saved up some vacation days. What better way to spend them than to jet off on a summer adventure? Experience a new and exotic location with the help of the following travel agencies. Whether you want to travel near or far, representatives from each can help you plan every detail of your trip.

Travel Beyond
106 Broadway Ave. S.
Wayzata, MN 55391
(800) 876-3131
www.travelbeyond.com

Travel Beyond plans trips from Antarctica to the Middle East and everywhere else too. Located in Wayzata, Travel Beyond agents are easy to work with and extremely helpful. The agency has more than 25 agents, so chances are one of them has traveled to your destination. The agency specializes in luxury travel and family vacations.

Minnetonka Travel And Cruises
415 E. Lake St.
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 475-3500
www.minnetonkatravel.com

Minnetonka Travel And Cruises has been a fixture in Wayzata since 1976. In fact, the agency has been named the “Best Travel Agency – Western Suburbs” by the Lakeshore Weekly News for more than nine years, according to the agency’s website. The family-owned business prides itself on having an agent that specializes in nearly everything, from planning cruises to destination weddings and international trips to honeymoons. President Roger Miller and his family have been in the travel industry for more than 35 years.

Travel Leaders
6597 Laketowne Place, Suite A
Albertville, MN 55301
(763) 497-0312
mntravelleaders.com

Travel Leaders is comprised of a group of extremely helpful and friendly travel agents. In addition, the agency always offers a unique set of exotic vacations, including cruise and air travel packages. Looking to plan your own vacation? Travel Leaders can help you with destinations from New Zealand and Canada, and everything in between. The Albertville location is owned and operated by CEO Bonnie Lee, who has been in the travel industry for more than 14 years, according to the agency’s website.

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Elk River Travel
650 Main St.
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 441-6830
www.elkrivertravel.com

Elk River Travel helps travelers plan entire vacations from the comfort of their home computers. The agency’s website features an easy-to-use form that allows customers to search available vacation packages. In addition, Elk River Travel agents can help vacationers plan a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. The website also features helpful travel resources, such as a currency calculator, a time zone clock, health tips and customs advice.

One World Travel
2736 Lyndale Ave. S, Suite 204
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 870-9202
www.oneworldtravel.biz

One World Travel is owned and operated by travel agent James Wung. The agency, which has been in business since 1993, has a long-standing reputation with Minnesotans wishing to book vacations. Domestically, One World Travel specializes in trips to the East Coast, West Coast and Florida. Internationally, the agency specializes in trips to Europe, Australia and Asia.

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Kristyn Gansen is a freelance writer covering all things Minneapolis. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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