Beth Monge

Edmond, Oklahoma Travel Agent

An independent agent with Travel Leaders in Bloomington, MN,

Travel Consultant & Adventure Maker!

I am an adventure travel and off-the-beaten-path experiential enthusiast with passion! Trek in Nepal, golf St. Andrews, zipline in Costa Rica, have a multi-generational family reunion in Mexico, or take a getaway with the girls. I am also no stranger to a nice beachside all-inclusive or a destination spa. Looking for something relaxing, easy and beautiful? I'll take you there as well.

My Travel Specialties

Biking the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Active and Adventure Travel Specialist

As a certified Active and Adventure Travel Specialist, an exclusive designation with the ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association), I have the privilege of providing expertise and guidance to my adventure-inclined clients. As the fastest growing travel segment, ATTA defines ... Read more from my Active and Adventure Travel Specialist bio.
Monkeys are everywhere!

Costa Rica Expert

Costa Rica is one of my favorite destinations. I've been there over 20 times and have experienced nearly every corner yet always long to see more. With all of the options available to travelers, it can be a challenge ... Read more from my Costa Rica Expert bio.
Cousins enjoying a copa (snowcone) on the beach

Family Vacation Travel Specialist

As a travel consultant, and a mother of 3, I have had to put my expertise to work planning the ideal family escape route. Perfecting the family vacation is no easy feat! Start with determining what the most amazing ... Read more from my Family Vacation Travel Specialist bio.
Trekking the Annapurna Circuit

Nepal Enthusiast

Experiencing Nepal is a fascinating, brilliant, challenging, and life-changing journey. While it's been traditionally know as a trekker's paradise, it is much more than that. With the right expertise and planning, it's possible to make this the experience of ... Read more from my Nepal Enthusiast bio.
Pebble Beach Hole #4

Golf Vacation Specialist

As a golf specialist, my goal is to inspire, facilitate and deliver a world-class golf experience. Whether you are an individual traveler, or a group of 40, I will advise you on a range of destinations. Airfare, accommodations and ground ... Read more from my Golf Vacation Specialist bio.

A Little More About Mangata Travel

Mangata Travel is a boutique travel agency, dedicated to building your personalized experience. Draw upon my firsthand destination experience in over 80 countries and 7 continents. Let me partner with you to create a customized lifetime memory for you and yours! ... Read more from my A Little More About Mangata Travel bio.

Customer Testimonials

Disney Cruise, Amazon, China, and more!

Beth is great to work with. She listens to my needs and offers suggestions to make our trips perfect! She is knowledgeable about the destinations and truly loves to help you find your dream trip. Beth recently helped plan our Disney Cruise. She also planned my trips to the Amazon, China, Hong Kong, Iceland and Singapore.

Provided by Lisa M, Minneapolis MN

Greece Adventure - Santorini and Mykonos

I recently had Mangata prepare an itinerary for travel to Greece and they did a wonderful job!! Excellent hotel choices, great travel accommodations! Very organized with excellent knowledge of the area!!

Provided by Wendy B, Atlanta GA

My Reviews

18 of 29 people found this review helpful

Honeymoon!

Reviewed By Dan & Tory - Denver, CO | Traveled to Amalfi ~ Italy ~ Europe
When my fiance and I needed to start planning our honeymoon, my maid of honor recommended that we work with Beth to plan the trip. During our first call, Beth took the time to learn about us and our interests and was then able to make recommendations from there. She was very knowledgeable about our destination, and was quick to prioritize what we needed to plan first (i.e. book flights and hotels) and always gave us multiple options at different price points. She continued to work with us as we nailed down the details of each day - everything from booking a wine tour to transportation between cities. She sent us a copy of our travel documents and itinerary, along with a Rick Steves tour guide book of our destination (which is probably the book we would have bought for ourselves anyway!).

With everything else that we needed to plan with the wedding, we know we couldn't have planned our dream honeymoon without Beth...and we look forward to working with her on future trips!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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28 of 50 people found this review helpful

Making Travel Simple

Reviewed By Nora - Washington, DC | Traveled to Vietnam ~ East and Southeast Asia
Beth has helped me plan three trips, both domestic and international. She's gotten us great deals on flights, hotels and activities. She's included fun, sight-seeing recommendations, and provided guidance on travel insurance and safety. Beth is responsive and easy to work with, making the whole experience great.
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31 of 56 people found this review helpful

Absolutely Marvelous Trip

Reviewed By RIck - Birmingham Al | Traveled to Victoria ~ British Columbia ~ Canada
Beth was extremely responsive to our every need on our past vacation..
We went to spots we would not have gone to without her guidance.

it has been a long time since I have used a Travel agent, glad to have one I know I can trust.
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28 of 50 people found this review helpful

Wonderful getaway with my Hubby!!!

Reviewed By Gena - Edmond, OK | Traveled to Cabo San Lucas ~ Baja California Sur ~ Mexico
Beth is incredible!!! She pays attention to detail, is organized and follows through on all the travel plans she's made for my family! I even received a text the day we arrived to ensure everything went smoothly. Plus, I received a handwritten thank you note for partnering with her! I will always use Beth! You can just tell she loves what she does.
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22 of 39 people found this review helpful

family vacation 2016

Reviewed By family vaca 2016 - Edmond Oklahoma | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Beth is a pleasure to work with she is knowledgable, experienced and dependable.

We enjoy working with her.
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26 of 47 people found this review helpful

Alaskan Adventure With Beth!

Reviewed By Steve - Edmond Oklahoma | Traveled to Alaska ~ USA
Beth is the ultimate professional in her field. She went over and above all other agents I have dealt with by contacting companies and individuals to determine the best excursions and hotels to fit our needs. The itinerary she provided was concise and detailed.
We will utilize Beth's talents in the future and highly recommend her.
Thank you,
Steve Owen
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29 of 53 people found this review helpful

Trip of a lifetime!

Reviewed By SooFooCroo - Sioux Falls, SD | Traveled to Bali ~ Indonesia ~ East and Southeast Asia
It was a real pleasure to work with Beth. Right from the start she put us at ease with her extensive travel experience. We knew she would be able to answer all of our questions (and we had A LOT of them!). Not only was she extremely knowledgeable, but very prompt with her responses, even when we knew she was away on her own vacation she still responded to us. She helped our family book a long family trip, truly without her help we may have never even made the trip! We had never traveled that far or that long and we were all a bit leery, she helped us book flights that were easy for us to navigate and had perfect layovers. Honesty, it was a schedule that was very manageable for our children as well as my wife (who wasn't looking forward to long flights!). I would highly recommend (and already have to a few friends) for anyone to use Beth in any travel arrangements that they need. She is really, really good at her job, and it shows in her enthusiasm to want to help!
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26 of 47 people found this review helpful

It was the best trip ever

Reviewed By Tad - Minneapolis, MN | Traveled to Chicago ~ Illinois ~ USA
This is the second trip I've booked with Beth, the other being a birthday trip with her best friend to Machu Picchu, Peru earlier this year. Beth's suggestions were perfect for a father/daughter trip to Chicago offering a warm blend of new experiences for both that included a train ride to Chicago, downtown hotel, itinerary that provided welcome activities, museums, and restaurants all within a budget that worked well for everyone.
My experience has been a topic of conversation with friends and colleagues and my office intends on working with Beth to plan a company trip.
The best summary I can relay is the words of my daughter Grace, 'it was the best trip ever.'
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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30 of 56 people found this review helpful

African Safari

Reviewed By Sherri - Dallas, Texas | Traveled to South Africa ~ Africa
We would not have had a successful trip without Beth's help. From making suggestions for our trip in the planning stages to answering any questions we had once the trip was booked. Coordinating the air travel from two different departure cities was a challenge which Beth handled flawlessly. I will definitely be using Beth for any other trips I plan on taking.
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27 of 51 people found this review helpful

One of the best trips we have ever taken!

Reviewed By Ed - Katy, Texas | Traveled to California ~ USA
I did not give Beth much lead time to put our trip package together; nevertheless, she was able to quickly book flights at the times we needed, made lodging, lunch and dinner reservations at some fantastic venues, and arranged wine tours for us so that we didn't have to drive. All we had to do was sit back, enjoy the beautiful countryside, learn about viticulture, and sample some of the finest wine our country has to offer. It was absolutely one of the most enjoyable trips my family and I have ever taken!

Beth was very responsive, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. She is very customer service oriented and aims to please. She will take care of you!
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27 of 51 people found this review helpful

Once in a lifetime Bali Adventure!

Reviewed By Lisa H - Sioux Falls, SD | Traveled to Bali ~ Indonesia ~ East and Southeast Asia
Beth was a "gem" of a find as a travel agent! Traveling such a far distance from home with our daughters, we wanted to find someone who had expertise with international travel to Bali, Indonesia. Beth was that person! She took time away during her vacation two different evenings when she was in Costa Rica and spent a great deal of time of the phone with us as we began booking our travel. Complications came along the way before our departure with the airlines. Beth was an amazing advocate for our family to ensure we received what we had originally book and paid for. Not only did she do that but was able to get us an upgrade to business class on a 13 1/2 hour flight- amazing! Beth was always prompt in communication either by phone or email which we greatly appreciated! There is no doubt that we will always use Beth when we travel! You couldn't find a kinder,caring, knowledgeable travel agent for traveling in the United States as well as all areas around the world!
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15 of 28 people found this review helpful

Fun travel times!

Reviewed By Jen - Excelsior, MN | Traveled to Walt Disney World ~ Florida ~ USA
Beth is an amazing travel agent! From the pre-planning of a trip including ideas for best places to go based on your needs (whether family, couple, etc.) along with the actual trip booking and follow-through. Her responsiveness is exceptional and like no other agent, I've worked with before. She also has tons of ideas and recommendations for activities, restaurants, sight seeing if you want them as she herself is a very well traveled person. She will work hard to make your trip a memorable one. You would be lucky to have her work with you!
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28 of 54 people found this review helpful

A memorable trip through Puglia

Reviewed By DD/PZ - Chicago, Illinois | Traveled to Lecce ~ Italy ~ Europe
Beth has been an absolute pleasure to work with. She is knowledgeable, discerning, creative, and is very hard working on behalf of her clients. Beth consistently performs at the highest level, anticipating needs and dealing with both expected and unexpected challenges with great skill and good humor. In short, Beth is a consummate professional who quickly gains the confidence of her clients.
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25 of 49 people found this review helpful

Loved our family trip!

Reviewed By Krich - Dallas TX | Traveled to Cabo San Lucas ~ Baja California Sur ~ Mexico
Beth knows our family well and that we enjoy vacation destinations with active things to do. She has traveled to most of these places personally so can give you first-hand knowlege from experience about destinations and accomodations. She is a great communicator and relies on our feedback to pinpoint the best vacation travel options. I highly recommend her services and will continue working with her for our family and destination travel needs!
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23 of 45 people found this review helpful

Beth is the BEST TRAVEL AGENT EVER!

Reviewed By Larry - St.l Charles | Traveled to Caribbean
Working with Beth has always been an awesome experience. She is very responsive, and great listener, and knows what she is talking about when she offers guidance on specific aspects of travel. We are blessed to have found her.
Larry Bobbi and Phyliss Lund
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Awesome trips

Reviewed By Joanne - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Costa Rica ~ Central America
Beth has worked with us on two trips - one to Costa Rica and one to England. Both were tailored to our needs and were fabulous. We are working on our third trip and can't imagine not working with her going forward. We have recommended her to family and friends. She has great ideas for hotels and activities in any location you pick. I loved her first comment when we called about our first trip - which continent? She allows us to follow our dreams with great travel experiences. We highly recommend her
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21 of 44 people found this review helpful

Follow Beth Monge's experience

Reviewed By Bob - Shenandoah, IA | Traveled to Zambia ~ Africa
As a seasoned globe-trotter, I still prefer to put my trust in an agent like Beth Monge who has explored more nations than I have. Her experience around the world in an array of cultures is not only inspiring, but helps put solid ground under my trips, so I too can hit the ground running.
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24 of 52 people found this review helpful

Awesome to work with!

Reviewed By Devon - Denver, CO | Traveled to Vietnam ~ East and Southeast Asia
I've LOVED working with Beth! She really takes the time to understand what kind of vacation you're looking for (more adventurous with my boyfriend and more cultural with friends) before making suggestions. I've worked with her on trips where she has planned each detail and another where she has just helped with flights & ideas about what to do. She's been a joy to work with beforehand and has even gotten us out of a few binds on the trips themselves!
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