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Angela Barr

Ypsilanti, Michigan Travel Agent
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Angela Barr

Angela Barr

Ypsilanti, Michigan Travel Agent
Great Escapes Travel, LLC, a Travel Leaders Network affiliate agency
37 Reviews | 100% Recommended
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Destination Wedding & Group Travel Specialist

Travel is my passion!! 

My Mother introduced me to travel at a very young age when we lived in California.  As a family we would take road trips every year visiting San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. 

Plus regular trips to the local theme parks – Disneyland, Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm.  These trips created wonderful memories that I still cherish to this day!

As a Mother to two sons, I have passed on my love of travel.  I have been fortunate enough to take my children on many amazing vacations.  Taking vacations with my children and seeing the world through their eyes, made me realized what an amazing gift traveling really is.

Where I’ve been
I have visited 31 different US states, 11 Caribbean islands and taken more than 10 cruises. 

My favorite US vacation destination is Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.  I have visited more than 12 times in the past 11 years.  

My favorite Caribbean destination is Jamaica.  The island is absolutely beautiful!!  The food is wonderful and the people are friendly.  

Why I became a Travel Agent
After years of planning vacations for myself, my family and friends, I decided to become a Travel Agent.   In 2011, I started working with an established Travel Agency.  After gaining travel industry knowledge and experience, I was able to start my own Travel Agency in 2014.

Providing personalized Customer Service and achieving Customer Satisfaction is my #1 goal.  I work with my clients through the entire vacation planning process. From beginning to end – I am with them every step of the way. 

I want to help my clients plan fantastic vacations that will create memories that last a lifetime.

Education
I have a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration.  And I am working on my Master’s in Hotel and Restaurant Management.

I have spent years learning about the travel industry to be able to better assist my clients.  I have received the following certifications:

* Accredited Cruise Counsellor

*Certified Autism Travel Professional

* Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Specialist

* Family Travel Specialist


* Disney Destinations – Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Lines, Disney’s Aulani and Adventures by Disney
* Universal Orlando, Sea World Parks and Legoland specialist
* Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Lines 
* Hawaii, Las Vegas, Miami, Orlando, Jamaica, Mexico St Martin and St Lucia Destination Specialist

What I can do for YOU
Over the years, I have cultivated relationships with top suppliers.  Because of this, I know exactly where to go to find the best destinations, newest products and special promotions.

This relationship helps me to better assist my clients in planning vacations that will meet their unique needs.

Expert Guidance
With years of industry experience, I have both the knowledge and experience to help my clients decide which destination, cruise or resort will best fit their needs.

Plus, I have the travel information they need - from the best attractions to see, the most exciting activities to do, and the most affordable ways to get there.

Value
I understand that some clients may feel limited by their vacation budget. That's why I am dedicated to helping them plan vacations that give them the best possible value for their vacation dollar.

Personalized Service
I devote time and effort to making sure my clients are happy with their travel options. Once they book their vacation with me, I am with them every step of the way – before, during and after their vacation.

If they need my assistance, I'm just a phone call or e-mail away. My clients receive the personalized attention they not only need, but deserve.

Time Savings
Who has time to wade through the vast amounts of travel information out there?  I do!  I save my clients both time and money by doing the research for them. 

I narrow down the list to identify the vacation options that best fit their needs and then present it to my clients

Testimonials

Angela Barr handled my travel arrangements for my destination wedding to perfection! She was the best to work with and always kept me abreast of everything from start to finish. I have worked with Angela for vacation planning in the past and her dedication to her clients and attention to detail is always top notch service! I’ll definitely be contacting Angela Barr again for my future travel plans!
-Jacqui W.


Angela Barr did such a fabulous job planning my Disney experience. She planned everything down to making the reservations for all the restaurants we would like. Created a daily activity sheet we followed to ensure we saw everything and went to every park. Thank you again!!!
-Nicole F.

CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

Accredited Cruise Counsellor (ACC)
Certified Autism Travel Professional
Disney Destinations - Disney World & Disney Cruise
Cruise Line Specialist-Royal Caribbean & Norwegian
Jamaica, Hawaii, St Martin & St Lucia Specialist

My Reviews

Rating: 5 37 Reviews | 100% Recommended

Only travel agent I’ll ever contact

Reviewed By Reggie - Irving Texas | Traveled to Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Ms Barr was amazingly efficient, very resourceful and pleasantly professional throughout my dealings with her. She was even helpful with troubleshooting unrelated issues.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Family oriented and Fun too

Reviewed By De - Manalapan New Jersey | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Angela very hands on and detailed oriented would definitely recommend
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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It was a beautiful trip and occasion.

Reviewed By Candy - Friendswood, Texas | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
It was wonderful working with Angela and a great surprise and treat to see her as I arrived at the resort.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Great trip

Reviewed By Pam - Monroe Ga | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
The Best
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Five Star Service, Again

Reviewed By Rose - New York, NY | Traveled to Norway ~ Europe
We have worked with Angela on previous travels through Europe, SE Asia, and Mexico. She didn’t disappoint this time around, working with multiple travel companies to ensure we got the trip we wanted. She deals with our ever changing itinerary requests promptly and professionally. What I love most about Angela is that she pays attention to thher details, is considerate, and always readily available.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
12 of 23 people found this review helpful
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The trip exceeded our expectations.

Reviewed By Andre - Detroit, MI. | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Excellent. Angela was very supportive in helping us select the best resort and we did because the Couples Tower was fantastic. The guidelines, details and the support Angela provided made it very easy to navigate traveling to Jamaica and back home through customs.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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The best vacation yet!

Reviewed By Tierra R. - Detroit, MI | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Angela is the best! As soon as we arrived in Jamaica, my husband and I were treated like royalty. Club MoBay was a great recommendation, as it was a very smooth process. Our resort was absolutely beautiful, the food was amazing, and the people were friendly and very informative. Angela does not disappoint! I can’t wait to book our next trip!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Greatest bday trip

Reviewed By Sam - Southfield, MI | Traveled to Cabo San Lucas ~ Baja California Sur ~ Mexico
Angela was the greatest. I am planning all my trips with her
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Detailed Oriented

Reviewed By ADC - New Orleans, LA | Traveled to Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Angela was very detailed. She provided information and reminders to keep me on schedule.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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Best Group Destination Co-ordinator

Reviewed By B+G Wedding - San Francisco, CA | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Angela was very professional, detail oriented and provided reminders and notifications along the way. Best of all she traveled to our wedding sight to insure all airport transfers and hotel accommodations were as promised.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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A Fun-filled, adventurous Mexico trip

Reviewed By Chocolate Bomb Bomb - New Orleans, LA | Traveled to Mexico
Angela did a fantastic job organizing our trip. She kept us abreast early in the process and continued communication with us through our return home. She was always accessible, pleasant at all times and willing to help.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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We all had a fabulous time.

Reviewed By Brian - New Orleans, Louisiana | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
The air and hotel accommodations exceeded our expectations.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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So much fun and everything went according to plan!

Reviewed By Cydney - New Orleans, LA | Traveled to Mexico
She was very knowledgeable and performed in a timely manner.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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Wonderful get away!

Reviewed By Mel - Carson | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
Extremely professional and organized.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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We definitely will be going back!

Reviewed By Terrence - Novi, MI | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Angela is very detailed oriented. She is quick to answer all of our questions including questions we didn't even know to ask. Her experience helped us make decisions that ended up making our vacation great!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 16 people found this review helpful
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Best birthday trip with the girls.

Reviewed By Toni - Southfield, Michigan | Traveled to Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
Angela was professional and efficient. She reviewed and confirmed every detail of our trip and did not miss a beat.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 18 people found this review helpful
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The Most Fabulous Wedding in Mexico

Reviewed By Lisa Bridges - Friendswood Texas | Traveled to Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Angela is an amazing travel agent. She is very thorough with the instructions of international travel which put my mind at ease and allowed me to focus on the reason for our trip, my Nieces’ Wedding. She worked with over 100 family members, some of them not so easy, and got all of us to the Resort without a sweat. I will never travel again without her input.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Truly enjoyed first trip to Mexico!!!

Reviewed By Mo - New Orleans La | Traveled to Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Angela was very efficient. She provided much needed information and reminders in a timely fashion.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Well organized

Reviewed By Kobe - Arlington | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Very Good Job
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Relaxing Trip, staying focus!

Reviewed By 3 year anniversary - Harper Woods, Michigan | Traveled to Negril ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Very accommodating and knowledgeable travel escape professional.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 7 people found this review helpful
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A Wonderful Vacation Experience!

Reviewed By Heath Coach Shalynne - Southfield, Michigan | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I was very pleased with the thoroughness of Angela’s detailed information prior to departure; I felt fully informed and well-prepared. Also, in my profession as a health and fitness coach, I live a lifestyle of eating health and staying active even while on vacation. Angela took these things into consideration for me and I was so pleased to not be off track while I was away. Thank you for such a wonderful trip. My husband and I both had a fantastic time and we look forward to traveling with you again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 15 people found this review helpful
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Perfect Vacation

Reviewed By Sunshine - LA, CA | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Excellent attention to the details which made the trip awesome.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 12 people found this review helpful
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Cafe free, loads of fun!

Reviewed By Eric - Farmington Hills Michigan | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
It was an absolute pleasure working with Angela. She was professional, knowledgeable, and she went over and above and making sure that we had everything we needed. I am most pleased and look forward to using her again as I have decided that my family and I will go on a once-a-year trip using Great Escapes travel LLC.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 13 people found this review helpful
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First out of Country Trip

Reviewed By MsAudrey - Detroit, MI | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Wonderful
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 15 people found this review helpful
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Excellent customer service

Reviewed By Martine S. - Harper Woods, MI | Traveled to
Great Escape Travel provided excellent customer service with detailed communication.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
11 of 27 people found this review helpful
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Wonderful Jamaican beach vacation!

Reviewed By Mel - Carson, CA | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Excellent! It was wonderful having everything taken care of for you.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 12 people found this review helpful
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What an awesome vacation!

Reviewed By K.Noel - Farmington Hills, MI | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Angela is an excellent travel agent. She always kept me informed about every aspect of my travel information. It was great knowing everything was taking care of before we left for our vacation. I will definitely work with her for my next vacation.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 14 people found this review helpful
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Awesome experience

Reviewed By Voyagers - Southfield, Michigan | Traveled to Bahamas ~ Caribbean
Was great to work with
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 20 people found this review helpful
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Our sons are now hooked on cruising!

Reviewed By T Barr - White Lake, MI | Traveled to Bermuda ~ Caribbean
Angela booked my family of four for a 5-day cruise. We were celebrating both our sons being graduated from high school. Two of their friends also went with us. Angela helped coordinate plans for all three families. The advice she gave for preparing for the cruise and things to do during the cruise was priceless! We all had the time of our lives.

Thank you Angela for your attention to detail!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 22 people found this review helpful
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Much needed vaction

Reviewed By Michele - Spotsylvania | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I was very pleased with Angela's handling of my flight arrangements and her dedication to the resolution of the any problems that ocurred. She was extremely knowledgeable and organized providing all pertinent information about the flight, hotel and excursions. Her professionalism shone as she maintained contact with me, after I missed my connecting flight (through no fault of hers). She communicated and provided me with updated hotel transportation and even took the time to meet me in the lobby upon arrival. I was pleased with the accommodations and would use her services again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 15 people found this review helpful
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Girls Trip a Success

Reviewed By T. Eli - Detroit, MI | Traveled to Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
Angela was AWESOME! She put together a fantastic girls getaway that was seamless...just what you look for when vacationing. The reminders that she sent out were most helpful and she covered everything. Wonderful experience with a extremely considerate person
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 19 people found this review helpful
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Great agent!

Reviewed By Charlene - St Louis, MO | Traveled to Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
Angela provided very detailled info and ordered to each of our party chocolate strawberries on the ship, sweet surprise!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 21 people found this review helpful
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This is just the Beginning!!!!

Reviewed By Donald Duck?? - Atlanta, ga | Traveled to Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
Angela is such an awesome travel agent. She planned my first trip to Walt Disney world and I had the time of my life as an adult with no kids . She planned every detail and made sure my trip was effortless. This is just the first of many trips she will be planning for me. I'm ready for her to do Universal studios, Jamaica, Vegas, and many more!!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 23 people found this review helpful
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The birthday vacation of all times!!

Reviewed By Danette - Saint Louis Mo. | Traveled to Negril ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I travel often and I have worked with several travel agents, I must say that working with Ms. Barr was the most pleasant and stress free experience ever!! She made my 50th Birthday an experience I will NEVER forget. My trip was amazing from the time I arrived in Jamaica to my return home. Look forward to working with her again!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 22 people found this review helpful
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She was knowledgeable in all areas of planning this vacation.

Reviewed By Keila - Farmington Hills, MI | Traveled to
When I went to Angela I had no idea of what I was exactly looking for. I went over a few things I wanted, but I had never been on a cruise. I told her I would love to do a Disney cruise and she sent me the info the same day. I was so happy that she did. I ask a lot of questions. She was so patient with me, even when the questions were repetitive. I was told that Disney cruises were extremely expensive. After Angela went over everything with me, I decided it was worth fitting into my budget. I was not disappointed. She gave me step by step details of what to expect and what was expected from me. She is my travel agent forever. I was impressed by her knowledge, her friendliness and her passion toward her job as an travel agent. I would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
9 of 26 people found this review helpful
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The first trip and most memorable trip that my dau

Reviewed By Lacey - Hampton Georgia | Traveled to Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I had an amazing experience working with Angela. She is very thorough from the beginning of planning until returning home from the trip. Initially I was a bit skeptical about the two of us going on the trip after a long and personable. Conversation with Angela I felt a little more confident in following through with the booking, we event starting discussion about planning another trip just the two of us.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 20 people found this review helpful
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The best, and best planned trip ever!

Reviewed By 3 peas in a pod! - Henderson, Texas | Traveled to Walt Disney World ~ Florida ~ USA
This was my families first trip to Disney! Angela made it so easy. I was very overwhelmed with park choices, activities, hotels, stay at the park or not...the list to prepare for Disney is literally endless! Angela handled ALL of it! All we had to do was show up! I have never had an easier, more organized family vacation! She is definitely on the top of our families when planning a trip...call Angela...she will take care of the rest! I cannot say enough great things...on top of organizing and planning the trip, she made sure we everything was on, and even UNDER budget! Thank you Angel for your excellent customer service and amazing attention to detail!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 18 people found this review helpful
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