(28 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf

Cape Girardeau, MO
You Can't Google Experience

In 1992, I  combined my  love of travel, the arts, and entertainment to opened Elite Travel Inc. I knew there was a niche opportunity to excel my business by implementing a concrete philosophy of top-notch customer service, acts of charity, combin...
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Bespoke Itineraries

Wayne Newton retired plane
Wayne Newton retired plane

Bespoke “Trip Designers”what I do best



  • Bespoken Travel is like a finely tailored piece of clothing

  • Pre-populated online vacations are not a perfect fit as they are mass produced

  • Investing in a great vacation takes time to tailor make something to fit YOU

  • A bespoke travel designer handcrafts experiences for discerning adventurers

  • Personal Private Tours

  • Chef table experiences

  • Mountain trek less traveled

  • Takes you away from the hordes of tourists


 I want a personal relationship with my guests and relationships which last just like a good suite or perfect vacation. If you want this as well then lets design something incredible.


 


 

My Travel Albums

New York - 30 plus years of travel
Street Art is Everywear-its part of the culture
Education credentials & certifications
VTA Certified
Saddle Up Ask about our Dude Ranches
Colorado has incredible horseback riding
Client Trips Rob S - Missouri
Amadeus River Cruise - Amadeus Queen
Amadeus Queen River Cruise Passau to Budapest
Continuing Education

My Reviews

48 of 70 people found this review helpful
Don't leave home without elite travel!
Simply amazing. Carolyn and her team give the best advice tailored to our preferences and help us each step of the way.
By  Thomas family  from  Cape girardeau mo
Traveled to  New York (La Guardia) ~ New York ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf responded:
Wow great review- thanks so much - the team and I are so grateful for your kind words and vote of confidence.

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44 of 64 people found this review helpful
Carolyn and Elite —our travel agency for 19 years
We met Carolyn when searching for a travel agency. We have used her services for many trips over 19 years and plan many more
By  Luv2travel  from  Cape Girardeau Missouri
Traveled to  Scotland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf responded:
Wow - Long time - thanks for the 5 stars!

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40 of 56 people found this review helpful
Great family trip!
Carolyn and her team are very detailed and make every effort to make sure that your trip is everything you expect it to be and more. They are accessible to help with any question that you would have.
By  Whitey  from  Senath, Missouri
Traveled to  New York City ~ New York ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf responded:
I do have an incredible team - they make me look great every day. We have worked together for over a decade and so I'm thankful you mentioned them. Much Thanks! Carolyn

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42 of 61 people found this review helpful
Carolyn SAVED us!
Carolyn is very attentive to detail and will work at any hour of the day or night to help you when you need it most! We lost a suitcase resulting in missing a flight on our way back from Europe. Carolyn was up with us at 5 am MO time on the phone helping us resolve the issue!
By  Jacob  from  Cape Girardeau, MO
Traveled to  Amsterdam ~ Netherlands ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf responded:
Thanks for the kind words - I was happy to do it - This is what sets our team apart from a point and click experience. Thank you

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41 of 59 people found this review helpful
Fun and relaxing!!
Very good experience. Had a great trip
By  IL  from  Steeleville, IL
Traveled to  Lexington ~ Kentucky ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren Kempf responded:
Glad your experience was a good one...and I love the word GREAT!

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Destination Expert:

  • New York
  • Kauai Island
  • Las Vegas
  • Scotland
  • Hawaii Island

Travel Specialist:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Culinary & Foodie
  • Religious
  • Honeymoons
  • Theatre & Music

Top Travel Partners:

  • CIE Tours
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Bahia Prinicipe

Certifications/Awards:

  • Top 25 Travel Agent in the Nation
  • ASTA - VTA
  • MPI-Meeting planners International
  • 500 Club - Elite Status
  • Peoples Choice Travel Agency 15 years in a Row

Industry Affiliations:

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