Grand Escapes Travel is an independent travel planning company that creates vacations specific to you, the traveler! We take the stress and hassle out of planning your vacation! Grand Escapes Travel is here to offer you personalized, affordable and memorable travel experiences. We specialize in honeymoons, destination weddings, anniversary or special milestone trips, family vacations and European vacations!
In today's ever-changing travel environment, using a travel advisor to plan your very important vacation is vital. Let us help you!
Whatever you may be looking for, we have you covered. Simply tell us where you want to go, and we'll help you figure out the rest.
While working with us, we want you to be completely happy with the experience. If you have questions about us, our services, get in touch! We hope you continue to book with us for many years to come.
Grand Escapes Travel was started by travel enthusiast Monica Hawk with the goal of helping travelers plan their perfect vacation -- whether it's a honeymoon, destination wedding or family reunion. A travel consultant since 2009, Monica takes pride in making sure her clients' vacations are wonderful experiences each and every time.
Monica has a passion for beautiful beaches and has been to many all-inclusive resorts throughout the Caribbean as well as many European countries. Using her first-hand experience, she assists her clients in selecting the ideal resort. She will assist you to navigate through all of the options available to today's traveler and provide you with personalized service to help you find the perfect dream vacation at your affordable price.
Monica has achieved her CTA (Certified Travel Agent) and is a Certified Destination Wedding, Honeymoon and Romance Travel Specialist of DWHSA (Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialist Association) and also is a Certified Sandals Specialist, Master Agent with AM Resorts (Secrets, Dreams, NOW, Zoetry, Sunscape), Jamaica Destination Travel Specialist and has earned Commodore status with Princess Cruise Lines; earned Freestyle Specialist certification with Norwegian Cruise Line; is an Ireland Specialist with CIE Tours International. Monica@Grand-EscapesTravel.com
Sarah Elizabeth Naquin also nicknamed “the planner” among friends, first became interested in travel & destination wedding planning after becoming engaged in 2008. Local wedding planning in her hometown of Houston, Texas became an overwhelming and expensive process. Sarah worked with an agent and planned an affordable dream wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico with 25 guests in attendance. Fascinated with the experience, Sarah has been planning travel for friends and family ever since. After 9 years in multi-family property management followed by 7 years of operating and selling her own business, Sarah officially joined the travel planning world in 2018. Sarah is as an Independent Contractor working with Grand Escapes Travel.
Sarah’s attention to detail, unique planning strategies and customer service make her the perfect fit for the industry. Sarah will assist her clients with tailored service to find the vacation of their dreams. Sarah is a member of Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists Association (DWHSA) and is also a Destination Specialist for Bahamas and Jamaica.
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