Why Book With Us?
  • Personalized consulting
  • Flexible hours
  • Your travel advocate
  • Competitive prices
  • Travel advice/recommendations

About Us

"For the frustrated traveler, Great Escapes Travel is your full service travel agency that will plan every step of your vacation, because we care about the details."

Our goal is to relieve the stress, frustration and confusion that can accompany travel planning.  Our attention to detail and our excellent relationship with the top travel suppliers around the world, gives our clients peace of mind.  The greatest measure of success is our customers satisfaction.

We have been in the travel business for 9 years. Our network of world travelers allows us to receive genuine feedback on destinations and accommodations.  

Take a look at our website, read our customer testimonials, look at the "real time" special offers and fill out the contact form.  Our email and phone response time is within 24 hours.  

Let's chat!

517-272-1837

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Testimonials

I would highly recommend this person (Wendy). I travel a lot and spend a lot of time on the internet searching for the best fare. This time I contacted her. She took down all my information and while I was at work, she did all the work for my vacation! Comparable prices as other sites without the hassle of research.

Kelly

Wendy is an attentive travel analyst who will work to customize itineraries based on client specifications or interests. She will maintain contact prior to travel and after trip completion to assure client satisfaction.

Brad H.

Wendy is a great person to work with, and as outgoing and affable as you can ever find. She's the kind that listens to what you are saying and tries her best to make it happen. She's also going to follow through on the plans and make sure they stay on track.

David M.

Wendy has been a pleasure to work with. She seeks to meet every accomodation in an effective and efficient manner. You can't go wrong by choosing your travel with Wendy and Great Escapes.

Lisa G.

Our agent was awesome. She provided us with great information-web sources and the best hotel suggestion-we had a blast on our trip-Thanks to her help-we found a fantastic room in New Orleans that we could actually afford with her help-we never would have found it without her and such fun places to see-she was great. Thank you Miss Wendy!

Dawn O.

* we are already telling people about the terrific service you are providing for us, Wendy, and high-lighting your quick response time as well. {You've been terrific putting up with the two of us} ( :-)

R. Hanson

When looking for somewhere to travel to or for someone to help you with all of your traveling needs I can only think of one person. Wendy Cannarile !! Not only does Wendy have a LOT of knowledge when it come to travel but she genuinely cares about her customer and ensures that no rock goes unturned. Wendy"s attention to the smallest detail is amazing and GREATLY appreciated. Whether it"s taking the time to see if a beach is under construction or even ensuring that the weather is going to be ok during the time of your trip. She even checks with the airlines to see the most up-to-date policies to ensure that you have a smooth and easy process at the Airport. Wendy cares about her customers and puts in hours of work and research to ensure that your trip is a vacation and not just another job you have to do. Wendy your AMAZING !! I have and will continue to recommend you to anyone I know that needs help with their traveling needs!!!

Jerod H.

Customer service to us is everything and it has been a pleasure to deal with you and we hope to again very soon

John J.

I can't thank you enough for your services. Your customer service was exceptional, and thanks to you our first family vacation was a total success! I WILL recommend your services to all of my friends and family. From now on you are MY travel agent! Can't wait to plan the next one!

The Stewart Family

You were wonderful! Will use again and refer business your way. If you want to use me as a reference for future clients feel free to share my cell number or email address. Thanks!! Todd

Todd D

We think you did a great job! We were fully satisfied with our trip and all the arrangements that Wendy did. We setting up flights, resort, transportation, international travel tips � it was all very helpful, informative and great. She was also very quick to responds to our questions. I would highly recommend using Wendy for a big trip to our friends and keep her in mind for future travel. Thanks Wendy! We had a great time. Janelle K.

Janelle K.

"Thank you, Wendy for all of your help! We had a wonderful HM.

Z. Johnson

Wendy is an attentive travel analyst who will work to customize itineraries based on client specifications or interests. She will maintain contact prior to travel and after trip completion to assure client satisfaction. Brad H.

Brad H. Richland College

Wendy is a great person to work with, and as outgoing and affable as you can ever find. She's the kind that listens to what you are saying and tries her best to make it happen. She's also going to follow through on the plans and make sure they stay on track. David M

David M.

Wendy has been a pleasure to work with. She seeks to meet every accomodation in an effective and efficient manner. You can't go wrong by choosing your travel with Wendy and Great Escapes. Lisa G

Lisa G

Our agent was awesome. She provided us with great information-web sources and the best hotel suggestion-we had a blast on our trip-Thanks to her help-we found a fantastic room in New Orleans that we could actually afford with her help-we never would have found it without her and such fun places to see-she was great. Thank you Miss Wendy! Dawn

Dawn O.
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There's no better gift than that of a new destination, vacation retreat or cultural experience.

"To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live." - Nepalese mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay

Travel vouchers are available for any amount and can be used for any service or travel booking we offer. Contact our Travel Specialists to help you discover our many vacation and travel options. Our vouchers are flexible, easy to use and can be customized for any occasion. The possibilities are endless!

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We value your privacy. As such, we understand that making purchases online involves trust on your part. We take that trust seriously and make it our highest priority to ensure that your personal information is held in the strictest confidence.

  • Our agency retains only that information which you voluntarily give to us.
  • We use your personal information only for the purpose of responding to and processing your travel request.
  • We will only share your personal information with authorized suppliers that perform specific functions on our behalf as required by you.
  • We will not ever sell your personal information to any third party.
  • We provide you with the choice and the control over the collection and use of your personal information. You may update, correct or remove your personal information at any time.
  • We make this Privacy Policy available to you on our home page and at every point where personal information is being requested.
  • And, to provide you with the best available quality service; your call may be recorded.

The information we collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on this website. On some pages, you can purchase travel, make travel requests, and register to receive marketing specials. The types of personal information collected on these pages are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information

On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you would like to refer a friend to our agency, you will need to submit that individual's address. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone Number

Traveler profile information

We collect personal information in the form of a profile when a reservation is made. In addition to personal information, we may also collect personal preferences such as seat requests, special meal requests, frequent flyer programs and membership numbers.

If you are purchasing travel for someone other than yourself or for someone who is accompanying you on travel purchased through us, we may collect personal information about that individual also. Please obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing us with their personal information.

The way we use information

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing a travel reservation only to complete your request. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to confirm a reservation and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your travel request.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

You can register with our website if you would like to receive our marketing specials as well as updates on new products and services. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form. You can unsubscribe from this service by either sending an email with "unsubscribe" in the subject line through our Contact Us page that includes your associated email address and street address or by following the instructions on the email you receive.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our commitment to data security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Use of cookies

When you visit our site, we may place a "cookie" on your personal computer. A cookie is a small data file that is transmitted between computers to help us recognize you when you return to our website. Any information stored in the cookie is encrypted, so no one can view the data it contains through unauthorized access to your computer. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can, however, instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from any site you may visit.

We may also have third-party advertisers on our site. The third-party advertisers are required to perform a rigorous approval process to ensure a secure site structure. No personal information about you is shared unless you give us permission to do so. Third-party advertiser may use anonymous information about your visits to their site in order to provide advertisements about travel-related goods and services in which you may be interested.

How you can access or change your personal information

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by reviewing My Profile information. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Children

Any minor - under the age of 18 - is not eligible to register for or use the services of this website. We encourage parents to play a central role in their child's online activities and should monitor the sites visited to ensure the child's privacy is being protected.

Changes to our privacy policy

This Privacy Policy was produced and posted on September 29, 2003. We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If changes are of a material nature, we will prominently display those changes prior to implementing the change.

How to contact us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.

Partnerships for Success

We operate with high integrity. We've got your back.

ARC

The Airlines Reporting Corporation is an airline-owned company offering travel products and services, ticket distribution and settlement through a variety of channels in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. ARC is the information hub of the $85 billion travel industry.

ARTA

Association of Retail Travel Agents - Designed to be the one-stop resource for professional travel retailers, ARTA has agent tools, columns and articles on selling travel and the travel business.

ASTA

American Society of Travel Agents is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Their 20,000-plus members include travel agents, tour operators, cruise lines, hotels, car rental companies, etc. They are the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

CLIA

Cruise Lines International Association - the official trade organization of the cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) also works in partnership with nearly 17,000 affiliated travel agencies throughout North America to ensure the highest caliber of cruise sales expertise and service for cruise vacationers.

Virtuoso Travel Network

Virtuoso is a network of the best luxury travel agencies with more than 15,200 members worldwide. They represent the best of the best in travel, with an extensive portfolio of preferred partners. Members of the consortium have access to global connections and VIP status with various travel suppliers.

IATA

International Air Transport Association - Originally founded in 1919, IATA brings together approximately 265 airlines, including the world's largest. Flights by these airlines comprise more than 95 percent of all international scheduled air traffic.

IATAN

International Association of Travel Agents Network - IATAN's mission is to promote professionalism, administer meaningful and impartial business standards, and to provide cost-effective products, services and educational programs that benefit the travel industry.

NACTA

The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) is the foremost Travel Industry Association dedicated to providing the finest education, training, networking and representation in support of Career Travel Consultants.

PATH

The Professional Association of Travel Hosts, Inc. (PATH) is the only travel industry association with a membership comprised of the leading top U.S. Host Agencies. Members adhere to strictly enforced operating standards and business practices.

ASTA

American Society of Travel Agents - ASTA's Green Program consists of educational and promotional resources that enable travel agents and suppliers to increase their knowledge of travel's impact on the environment and highlight to consumers their commitment to keeping travel an environmentally friendly business.