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Carol Nichols

Mission, Kansas Travel Agent

Acendas, a Travel Leaders Network affiliate agency

Europe & Luxury Travel Specialist

As a travel consultant for the last 24 years, I have been fortunate to share my travels to some of the world’s most beautiful cities like Paris, London, and Amsterdam with clients.

Having traveled extensively through Europe, I’m able to use my firsthand experiences to provide in-depth planning and advising for my clients who wish to travel to this part of the world.

I strive to understand what each client desires so we can plan the right kinds of activities and accommodations to make the trip as memorable and special as possible.

For example, I recently booked a three-week vacation to Sicily for a family who wanted to visit their father’s birthplace. I was able to secure a private guide to take them to their father’s hometown and help them locate his actual house. The guide even helped them find the church where their father’s parents were married. Needless to say, this vacation was a once-in-a-lifetime experience this family will never forget.

Planning cruise vacations for my clients is another specialty of mine. I love how cruises allow you to see many places with ease.

I’ve had opportunities to sail with the major cruise lines to many parts of the world, including ports in the Caribbean, Alaska, and, of course, Europe.

No matter where in the world your dream vacation may be, I would love to help you make it a reality!

My Reviews

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An amazing trip

Reviewed By M. Brady - Chicago, IL | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol is a fun and pleasant person to work with. She is extremely knowledgeable and was always available whenever I had questions. She was delightful to work with, and I wouldn't hesitate to use her in the future.
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I can't thank Carol enough.

Reviewed By Carey - Leawood, KS | Traveled to
This trip would not have been nearly as successful without Carol's help. She was spot on with all of her recommendations. She was more than willing to tell us exactly what we needed to do with regards to certain decisions, but she was also willing to guide us and advise us regarding other decisions. In other words, she would present the positives and negatives and allow us to make the call, realizing that all travelers are not the same. Her knowledge and experience was invaluable in the planning. Also, Carol was very good about proactively contacting me when I needed to either make a decision or complete paperwork. In addition, when possible she completed forms and made reservations to help lighten my load. Overall, I can't say enough about how Carol made this trip what it was. There is not one thing I can think of to offer as constructive criticism. I wouldn't have changed a thing about this trip, and have Carol to thank for that.
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An Amazing Trip..Perfectly Planned!

Reviewed By Jamie - Kansas City, MO | Traveled to
Carol did an amazing job planning our family trip to Italy! There were 5 of us including our 2 teenage sons. She arranged the perfect mix of tours and activities to please all of us. I can't say enough about how responsive she was to our requests...right up until the last minute when we had flight issues. She made sure our driver and guide new of the changes to our flight and they were right on time to pick us up at the airport. I would definitely recommend Carol to anyone planning a trip to Italy! We made family memories that will last a lifetime. Thanks Carol!
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Planning was fun.

Reviewed By rjb - chicago, ill. | Traveled to
Carol did a great job organizing our trip with many options after we told her what we were looking for on our Alaskan trip. Everything went well without a hitch. All the excursions we chose and did were terrific. All the guides were very well educated on their trips with us and also very friendly. Would go back again. The cruise was also very good too. Princess has got it down very well in Alaska, just like Carol told us months ago. Thanks Carol for all your help and input. Bob and Anita. Everything Carol did for us made the whole trip easy for us from start to finish.
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She planned an amazing trip!

Reviewed By TB - WI | Traveled to
Carol did a great job of planning our entire trip and providing suggestions of what to see and how long to stay each where. Hotels she suggest were in great locations and at a great price. She made the planning process easy and effortless. I plan on using her to plan my vacations in the future and would recommend her to anyone!
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Our first river cruise was a blast!

Reviewed By ras1627 - Leawood KS | Traveled to
Carol did an outstanding job creating a vacation experience for us--two days in Amsterdam, a Viking river cruise down the Rhine River, and two days in Lucerne, Switzerland--every day was an adventure, and every day created memories that will last a lifetime... I can't say enough good things about Carol, Acendas Travel and Viking River Cruises--first class!
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Carol made our trip so effortless and wonderful

Reviewed By Esther - Chicago, IL | Traveled to
Carol made sure that the details for our trip were taken care of from beginning to end; ground transportation. hotel in Rome, private tours, cruise destinations, ship staterooms. Since this was our first cruise, she took extra time to help us with the details that made the onboarding process effortless and we could begin the second part of our vacation. When we go to book another trip, we will definitely contact Carol again.
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Wonderful trip planned by Carol.

Reviewed By Walsh Trip to Italy - Kansas City | Traveled to
Overall, Carol did a wonderful job planning our trip to Italy. I would recommend her services to anyone.
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No one better than Carol!

Reviewed By Dee - Las Vegas, NV | Traveled to
Carol is truly a professional - really knows her "stuff". So friendly - you feel so very comfortable working on a trip with her. She has planned so many trips for me and there never was a clich. When Carol handles my trips I don't have a care or worry cause I know everything is handled perfectly. She goes out of her way to help you and can answer any questions you may have. What an asset she is to the company.
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She had experience in the area we were visiting!

Reviewed By Mike and Laura Curran - Overland Park, KS | Traveled to
Carol was such a pleasure to work with and she was so helpful in all aspects of our trip. We had absolutely no trouble on our trip except for missing a flight which Carol did not even set up. I was too cheap and bought my own airfare, that was a mistake. I couldn't say enough about the work Carol did. She was so interesting to talk to throughout the process and even the debrief talk we had after the trip.
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I will definitely call Carol in the future.

Reviewed By Jane - Olathe, KS | Traveled to
We could not have been more pleased with Carol. She was extremely attentive to all my needs and everything worked out perfectly.
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