Amy Eben

Sioux Center, Iowa Travel Agent
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17 Reviews | 100% Recommended

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Amy Eben

Sioux Center, Iowa Travel Agent

Manager and Leisure Travel Specialist

I became a travel agent directly out of college and had fully planned on it being a "stepping stone" job to something different in the future. I fell in love with the industry and the people at The Travel Advantage in Sioux Center and have now been here for over 15years. I've sailed with multiple cruise lines including Carnival and Royal Caribbean, traveled to the sandy beaches of Cancun and visited domestic destinations such as San Francisco, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Colorado Springs, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans, and Dallas. And my bucket list is long when it comes to other great locations! I now manage the office and have cut back on the amount of traveling planning in my day, but I still enjoy piecing together getaways and researching new destinations. Whether dealing with corporate accounts, leisure clients, or the office team, building relationships is the favorite part of my position. I guess you can say "I know what I want to be when I grow up" and I'm enjoying it right now. Call, email, or stop in Sioux Center at The Travel Advantage today!

My Travel Experiences

Live Band
Nashville
City Park
New Orleans - Hauntings and History

Music City USA

Nashville is built on music and music continues to be the heart and soul of the city.  From the hotels to the restaurants to the sightseeing, music is woven into the culture and the social life of this exciting tourist destination. 

One big part of this culture is the historic Ryman Auditorium, home of the ... Read more from my Music City USA story.

The Big Easy

New Orleans, nicknamed the "Big Easy," is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music and spicy cuisine.We explored much of the vibrant city including the French Quarter.  Established by the French in 1718, The French Quarter encompasses stunning architecture, balconies decorated with intricate ironwork, and courtyards filled with lush greenery and beautiful ... Read more from my The Big Easy story.

My Reviews

8 of 13 people found this review helpful

Amazing Trip!

Reviewed By Family Vacation Father - Rock Rapids, Iowa | Traveled to Florida ~ USA
Amy was an absolute delight to work with from the moment we decided to take a family vacation to Florida. We attended three days at Disney World, three days at Universal Studios and left one day for fun and leisure by the ocean. It was my family's first trip to the Orlando area so we wanted to make sure we were fitting in all the right attractions. Plus I was on a fixed budget and I wanted to make sure we could complete this trip without putting too much pressure on our wallets.

Amy could not have been more helpful in leading us through the details of our trip. She was able to find us affordable flights and she was able to identify an off-site house that would accomodate a family of five. She even found us a house with an on-site pool, arcade, miniture golf, ice cream parlor and fitness room. The house was only five short miles from Disney World so our drive time each morning was very convenient.

I would certainly recommend Amy Eben and The Travel Advantage to anyone!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
I am so glad you enjoyed your first trip to Orlando. I loved seeing pictures during your adventure!
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7 of 13 people found this review helpful

Great time in the Dominican!

Reviewed By Cory & Kayla - Sioux Center, IA | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
Amy was very attentive and responsive. Whenever we had questions or needed advice, she was there with an answer. She even helped us add two extra travelers to our vacation at the last minute, and everything went very smoothly! We felt very assured that Amy had our back.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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8 of 15 people found this review helpful

Rush to Alaska

Reviewed By Marie - Primghar, iowa | Traveled to Alaska ~ USA
Amy is knowledgeable and very willing to help. She's willing to plan, replay and reexamine until all the details are what we want them to be. Through our travel adventures she has become a friend.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kind words Lanan! The relationships I've built over the years are my favorite part of being a travel consultant and a true blessing. I look forward to planning your next adventure!
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Punta Cana family vacation

Reviewed By Satisfied customer - Moville Iowa | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
Amy was amazing to work with. She was there to answer any questions I had and made sure we had everything needed for our trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
I'm so glad you enjoyed your family vacation and that we were able to make your daughter's graduation trip special! It was my pleasure to work with you and I look forward to your next adventure!
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3 of 7 people found this review helpful

What an adventure!

Reviewed By Shelby - Sioux City, IA | Traveled to Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
Absolutely the best experience! I have already recommended her to my friends and family. I will never book a trip without using her expertise again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kind words Shelby. It was my pleasure working with you and I look forward to planning your next adventure :)
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4 of 10 people found this review helpful

This was the best trip we have taken together.

Reviewed By Patty - Orange City, Iowa | Traveled to Puerto Vallarta ~ Jalisco ~ Mexico
She worked out all of our details and planned it out perfect!!! The couple we were suppose to go with backed out 3 weeks before and she did everything she could to get someone else to come with us. It just didn’t work out, but she sure did try!!! We loved working with Amy!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
I'm so glad you enjoyed your time together! I look forward to planning your next getaway!
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4 of 10 people found this review helpful

An adventure as big as our family

Reviewed By Mama of Five - Orange city | Traveled to Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
Amy was super to work with. We know Amy from church and her energy and personality made me want to work with her when we started talking seriously about taking our tribe to Disney :) Amy was wonderful at answering our questions and digging for answers when she didn't know. Besides Disney, we didn't want to lock ourselves into too much but she gave us some great info on alligator excursions even though we did not commit to purchasing tickets.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
I am so glad that you had such a great experience at Disney. It was my pleasure working with your family to make this a special adventure!
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10 of 23 people found this review helpful

HONEYMOON=SUCCESS

Reviewed By JOEANDDAVIBULLERMAN - ADRIAN, MN | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
AMY WAS INCREDIBLE!
From start to finish she was kind, thoughtful informative and understanding!
Definitely will be contacting her from any trip here on out!
Will recommend to everyone!
Thanks again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleasure to assist you with your honeymoon plans. I'm so glad you enjoyed the Hard Rock! Looking forward to helping plan your next adventure!
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10 of 25 people found this review helpful

Our Favorite Trip Yet

Reviewed By Newlyweds - Rock Rapids, IA | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Amy was incredibly helpful with planning our honeymoon. She took care of everything, was sure to tell us the small details that anyone should know when traveling to Mexico, and we didn't have to worry about a thing! She answered any questions that we had and in return made our honeymoon a trip we will never forget!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
It was my pleasure to guide you in your honeymoon planning. I'm so glad you had a fabulous trip to commemorate your new life together.
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9 of 23 people found this review helpful

A good trip with the family

Reviewed By Mike - Le Mars, Iowa | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Amy was very nice and timely with information. She seems to be very interested in our experience, and checked with us frequently.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your review Mike. I'm so glad your family could enjoy time away over the holidays!
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4 of 15 people found this review helpful

Great Trip!!

Reviewed By PJ - Orange City, IA | Traveled to Puerto Vallarta ~ Jalisco ~ Mexico
Amy was absolutely fabulous to work with!! I told her what we were looking for in a resort and our budget and she came back with several different options to choose from. She was very patient with me and all of my questions and was so very helpful, especially when we needed to change some of the plans/travelers.She was willing to check us in for our flights on the weekend, so that we did not need to worry about it while relaxing by the pool... she is amazing!!! I will definitely be calling Amy again when we plan our next trip!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to give your comments. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your trip to Puerto Vallarta. Now that you've developed your love for travel, I look forward to helping with your next trip!
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7 of 21 people found this review helpful

One of the best trips of our lives

Reviewed By Catherine - Sioux Center, IA | Traveled to Playa Mujeres ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Amy is excellent! She listens to what her clients are looking for and provides great suggestions. We love working with her to plan our trips!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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8 of 23 people found this review helpful

Perfect vacation for us!

Reviewed By Traveler - Orange city, Iowa | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Amy had excellent recommendations for our vacation and made sure every detail was covered. She was professional, answered our questions promptly, and made our travel efficient by getting us checked in with boarding passes printed.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
It was a pleasure to assist you in planning a relaxing getaway. Your trust in my service is appreciated!
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8 of 23 people found this review helpful

One of our favorite trips!!!

Reviewed By Megs - Sioux Center, IA | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
We enjoyed working with Amy. She went above and beyond.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kinds words. I'm so glad you were able to enjoy your first all-inclusive experience! I look forward to helping with your next big adventure!
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5 of 18 people found this review helpful

The first of many oversees vacations.

Reviewed By EJ - Sacramento, Ca | Traveled to Greece ~ Europe
I have worked with Amy for many years now and she always helps me organize my travel in a very efficient manner. I have and will continue to recommend her to friends in need. With all the convenient sites for travel out there I still find it beneficial to book many of my trips with Amy, especially out of US travel. Her knowledge helped my wife and I have a fantastic honeymoon.
Thank you!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for taking the time to review my service. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your honeymoon. I love working with you and your family and can't wait to help plan your next adventure!
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7 of 23 people found this review helpful

Fun

Reviewed By Hannah - LeMars Iowa | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Amy was awesome. Helped us with anything we needed and made us feel special by sending us updates and keeping us informed.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Sounds like you had a wonderful trip to Cancun. It was a pleasure working with all of you on this girls getaway!
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13 of 50 people found this review helpful

Awesome Trip!!

Reviewed By Matt - Sioux City, IA | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I can't say enough good things about Amy and my experience working with her on the trip I recently took. She priced several different destinations and resorts, and I felt like I had several quality places to choose from. Once a decision was made, she quickly provided available dates and flight options to choose from. Amy made this process seem easy and stress-free.

Amy also arranged transportation from the airport to the resort, and back again. It was so nice to not have to worry about this when traveling. Amy also provided us with flight schedules that allowed plenty of time to make connecting flights and to navigate through security and customs.

I stayed at the Hyatt Zilara in Cancun. I would recommend this resort to anybody who travels to Mexico! It is a little on the pricey side, but I felt it was well worth the money spent. The resort is beautiful, excellent food, and friendly/helpful staff. The view from my room was outstanding, and I would definitely go back!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Amy Eben responded:
Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleasure to work with you and I'm so glad you got the relaxation you so deserved at the Hyatt Zilara!
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