Did you know that utilizing a Professional Travel Agent can:

1. Save you time and money. 
2. Insure all trip components are confirmed, coincide and paid up to date.
3. Make sure you have all possible bonus amenities when available.
4. Insure that your trip is hassle free. 
​5. Get you multiple “non age related” travel insurance options.
6. Offer you optional shore excursions.
7. Offer pre- and post-cruise packages, tours and excursions.
8. Have all the proper travel documents prepared for you before you go.
9. Give you the personal service you deserve.

10. Employ Cruise Specialists that can also provide...

...non biased professional cruise reviews.
...insider information on ships, cabins, dining, excursions, and more.
...insider tips on cruising to save you time and money.  
...first-hand knowledge of cruising and ports of call.
...more negotiating power with cruise lines if needed.


With the invention of the Internet, it's not surprising when I here people say " I don't know how booking through a travel agent works" or " I didn't think that travel agents even existed any more."  But with the increasing number of online travel sites, many cruise and vacation shoppers are beginning to seek the advise of "Travel Specialists" more and more to help them see through the muddy waters of the Internet.

And why not... many agents today are Specialists in a variety of destinations or types of travel... they are paid commissions by the travel suppliers so their services are free... and in most cases they can save you a great deal of money, time and frustration.

Listed below are some of the top cruise and travel agents in New Orleans and the Gulf South Area that specialize in Cruising from New Orleans, Mobile, and the Galveston/Houston areas.

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Sandra Brown
Cruise Agent
Years in Business: 32
Company: Cruise & Vacation Specialists
Location: New Orleans, LA
Memberships: CLIA
Telephone: 225.329.5960
eMail: sandra@cruiseandvacation.com
Websites: www.cruiseandvacation.com
BIO
Sandra Brown, a native of Baton Rouge, has been in the Travel Industry for many years, not only as an agent, but as Cruise Only agency owner, course instructor and more. She specializes in selling groups fundraising and incentive travel.
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Going Places Travel, Inc.
860 Chapelle St.
New Orleans, LA 70125
Rosanna Barnes
Telephone: 504.338.6900
eMail: rbarnes@gptravel.net
www.gptravel.net
Rosanna Barnes
Telephone: 504.338.6900
eMail: rbarnes@gptravel.net
www.gptravel.net

Dina Carter
Telephone: 985.429.0165
eMail: 82799@bellsouth.net
www.cruisegroups4u.com
Carter's Travel & Cruises
Hammond, LA
Pat Daly
Cruise Agent
Years in Business: 32
Company: Cruise & Vacation Specialist
Location: New Orleans, LA
Memberships: CLIA
Telephone: 504.833.1984
eMail: pdaly@cruiseandvacation.com
Websites: www.cruiseandvacation.com

BIO
Pat Daly, a native of New Orleans, begin working for The Cruise Shoppe, one of the first "Cruise Only" travel agencies, when it began back in 1984. During that time she as sold thousands of cruises from the Gulf Coast and beyond.
Rosanna Barnes
Telephone: 504.338.6900
eMail: rbarnes@gptravel.net
www.gptravel.net
Tara Jones
Telephone: 504.298.1197
eMail: tara.jones@cupcakecatlestravel.com
www.tarajvactions.com
Cupcake Castles Travel Co.
PO Box 640531
Kenner, LA  70064