Are you looking for an amazing vacation? You've come to the right place! Travel Partners brings 120 years expertise to ensure that you have the very best vacation at the very best price. Phil de Albuquerque is a former Collette tour guide who has traveled the world. He has always missed the jet-setting life and opening the agency is a fullfillment of a dream. He's back in the industry he loves and he's making dreams come true. With him is a staff of experienced agents who are ready to help you fulfill your dreams of a perfect vacation. Don Payne is an industry veteran who started working in reservations for American Airlines in 1963. He loves booking travel and having adventures. He's been all over the world, riding elephants, petting baby pandas and visiting the Great Wall of China-twice!
With 32 years of travel expertise behind her, Kelly Basone probably has the longest career of most agents in the area and brings her vast industry knowledge to Travel Partners. A Certified Agent, she is always up for an adventure and recently returned from Cuba.
Deirdra Willis has been in the business since 1986 and has seen a lot of changes. She remembers when she had to hand-write tickets without computers. They used the airline system to book airline reservations.We have a lot more resources to make our jobs easier!
Sabrina McCoy has been a travel professional since 2007. "I got into it because I love to travel and do the research," she says. She's noticed that a lot more families are traveling abroad now."I feel like this is due to all the family-friendly resorts that are available now, as well as affordable pricing.
Before officially becoming a travel consultant, Pat Landry worked in the Middle East for 10 years and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, enjoying destinations as far flung as Nepal and Thailand.
Sammie Hugonin is our newest agent. Originally from Chicago, she moved down south and has the love and compassion having been a personal caregiver for many years. She has brought that passion to this industry by becoming a Travel Partner. Sammie has a 6 year old son and enjoys putting together vacations for parents with children.
"I opened the travel agency to give you the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world while using our experience and expertise, and not spending anymore than you would if you did it yourself," de Albuquerque says. "I enjoy hearing your vision of your vacation dreams and making them come true. I have contacts with resorts, cruise lines and anywhere you would like to go."
Let Travel Partners bring the whole wide world to you! Contact them today to book your dream vacation that you will never forget!
Customer Service: 337-602-6767
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Hours of operation:
10a.m. - 4p.m. Mon-Fri
1407 W Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70601