About 417 Travel

417 Travel

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I couldn’t have asked for better service! Halle W.

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417 Travel


 417 Travel is Southwest Missouri’s top rated family owned local Travel Agency, specializing in All-Inclusive resorts throughout Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. 

417 Travel is led by owners Travis and Michelle Paquin, who have three wonderful daughters. Travis and Michelle have traveled to many places around the globe and are hotel and destination experts. They understand what it means to have a great vacation experience – They’ve been there! Travis worked for Marriott, Expedia, and Hotels.com as Call Center Director for sales and service so he’s seen how “the big guys” do it. Travis then moved to Dream Vacations, a small start-up travel agency focused on All-Inclusive Travel. Over many years with Dream Vacations Travis serviced thousands of clients. Travis’s goal has always been to have a full service travel agency offering more vacations options and destinations to his clients. Michelle has worked for a Top 50 Telecommunications Company for the past 25 years. From sales to management, marketing, product strategy and implementation, her focus has always been on the end result – the customer. She understands client experience, listening to what they have to say and developing tools to ensure the highest service level.


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417 Travel is a Special Needs Group®(SNG) Certified Accessible Travel Advocate. We have joined an elite group of Travel Professionals who understand the scope and importance of the accessible travel/special needs market. Our Travel Team believes that everyone deserves to travel. We believe in the core mission of SNG, which is to make travel a more viable, enjoyable, accessible experience for persons with special needs. We can arrange for a broad range of special needs equipment including wheelchair, power chair and scooter rentals, oxygen units and oxygen rentals, audio and visual aide rentals, baby crib rentals and other essential items to maximize your traveling and vacationing experience. For your convenience, rental equipment is delivered directly to the cruise state room, the hotel, resort, theme park or convention center.

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Our Clients Say Nice Things About Us View Our Google Reviews!

I just wanted to thank you for a great experience on our trip to Jamaica.   We had one of the best ocean view rooms at the resort (RIU) Ochos Rios. The staff were very professional and friendly.  The food was great and always served in a timely manner.  The Xtra Airways charter was the best.  We will surely use you when we travel again.
Sincerely,
Charles and Yvonne Large

Fantastic Customer Service! We will use 417 travel again! Travis has been a pleasure to work with! – Jennifer S.

I am Pamela Schroeder, Kayla’s mom. Travis has been our travel rep for about 12+ yrs. Does the most amazing job planning all of our trips! best customer service along with reviews and tips on our destinations! So knowledgeable. They create such a personal touch with the client/rep communications. You can email and call a million times lol for ANY questions! Also, they find and know a few tourist folks to use for those excursions you want to take, it depends where you are going and/or tips on what to look for and do! They rock!
I have been booking with them for many years! They always give several options with the pros and cons of each. When I had an issue while in Mexico, they called and had the situation fixed in minutes! They are my go to group when I take my vacations! Thank you for taking such good care of me every single time! Would definitely recommend them if you want a worry free, fabulous and fun vacation!!
Travis and Michelle are wonderful experts in this business! We have had such great experiences with all trips they have set up for us! Thank you both for the consistent communication, professionalism, and knowledge that we can always count on!
Our Travel Team~no stresses, no messes, always impresses!♡
Such a great experience!
I can’t even begin to describe the stress that working with Travis and Our Travel Team has relieved for me! Planning a wedding can be stressful, let alone planning a wedding in another country. I was in way over my head when we decided to seek some help. Travis and his team have been there for me and my fiance and every decision. We were provided tons of options and price ranges for hotels to get married at. He also helped us find the PERFECT spot for our honeymoon, he could always tell if we were “settling” or had reservations about a hotel, and never pushed us into anything. If he thought we had doubts, he simply sent us more options based on our wants. Any time we had issues with the hotel, Travis stepped in and took control and did whatever he could to make us (let’s be honest, mostly me) happy! I can’t say enough good things about my experience with Our Travel Team.
Great experience. Travis has been extremely helpful throughout the entire process. I travel often for work and had some complicated travel requirements and had to make last minute changes to my dates. I extended my hotel stay and of course the resort was sold out. Travis went to bat for us to make sure we would get a comparable room to our original booked room, and not have to switch rooms half way through our stay. He also got us a great room rate. I would recommend them to anyone.

Friendly, Expert Agents!
  • Outrigger Expert Agent Program
  • Collette Travel Specialist
  • Accessible Travel Advocate
  • Iberostar Hotel & Resorts Wedding Specialist
  • Le Blanc Spa Resort
  • Cancun Specialist
  • MGM Mirage Master Specialist
  • Official Cancun Counselor
  • Sol Melia Hotel & Resorts Specialist
  • Palace Resorts Specials
  • Hotel Excellence! Travel Agent Training Program
  • AMResorts Master Agent
  • Caymankind Specialist
  • St. Kitts Agent Destination Specialist
  • RIU Hotels & Resorts Specialist
  • ACE Aruba Certified Expert
  • Iberostar Grand Collection Specialist
  • St. Martin Specialist
  • Baha Mar Specialist
  • Marriott Hotel Excellence Specialist
  • Starwood Pro
  • Princess Cruise Specialist

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