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Anastasia Bender-Carmel,IN

100% Recommend this agent

Group Vacations Expert

Secrets The Vine, Mexico
Secrets The Vine, Mexico

Group vacations are exciting to plan and they can provide better deals than travelling alone. Last year, I planned a trip for 50 employees and guests (over 100 people total) to enjoy a relaxing getaway in paradise.

From January 4th-11th the entire group was lucky enough to stay at Secrets The Vine in the gorgeous Cancun, Mexico. Using my expertise, I worked directly with the guests to ensure great group pricing. I was there every step of the way, making sure every detail was sorted out. The members of the group were also able to purchase their own excursions, from shopping to ATV rides.

This year, I’ll be planning a trip for almost 100 people to travel to Aruba in January of 2019. As you can see, group trips are something I am completely at ease handling, both big and small!

My Reviews

2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Honeymoon was amazing
Anastasia was wonderful. She had all the answers to my silly questions, as well as very informative about the trip and what to expect.

She was super friendly and very professional. Loved working with her, in future we will definitely use Anastasia again. :)
By  Alyssa  from  Garrett, Indiana
Traveled to  Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 8 people found this review helpful
Disney vacation with no stress thanks to Anastasia
We did not understand the benefits of working with a travel agent until we met up with Anastasia. She put our needs first and began to customize a vacation that best suited what we wanted to accomplish. She understood our busy schedules and made things easy for us to accomplish the important details prior to our vacation. Anastasia is the most proactive person I have ever witnessed! She sent us ideas and found a phenomenal promotion did leg work on our behalf to get the promotion applied. She could have not done that, however, it is not her style. She puts her clients first and her personality kept us calm and collected during some of the stressful parts of planning and budgeting. We could have never done this on our own--Anastasia was patient with us and gave the best advice based on her wealth of experience and research. If you want someone to pay attention to the details and do what is right during every step of the process, then look no further than Anastasia.
By  Overtired Dad of Kids under the age of 6  from  Indianapolis
Traveled to  Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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8 of 15 people found this review helpful
Do not overlook this travel agent
My experience with Anastasia was delightfully better than I expected. I went in with my guard up. She not only saved me money (i never expected a travel agent to save me money!) but she saved us so much time in researching and took the guess work out of booking our honeymoon. Thanks Ana, I'll be a returning customer.
By  Josh  from  Convoy, Oh
Traveled to  Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Anastasia Bender responded:
Hi Josh + Chelsea! Thank you so much for the review! I understand many people do not fully know the benefits of using a travel agent but I’m so happy you entrusted me with the most romantic vacation of your lives! I hope Mexico was everything and more for your honeymoon! Thanks again and I look forward to working with you for many years to come! Sincerely, Anastasia Bender

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12 of 23 people found this review helpful
Birthday Trip!!
Anastasia was just what I was looking for in a travel agent! I was having trouble getting responses from someone I had used before. I reached out and was recommended to use Anastasia! From the first email, she has been professional, courteous, very prompt with responses and great all around. I look forward to continue working with her as my travel date approaches. I feel comfortable knowing that I can reach out to her and she will be able to meet my expectations should issues arise!

By  Natalea  from  Warwick, RI
Traveled to  Walt Disney World ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Anastasia Bender responded:
Natalea, It has been such a pleasure working with you! I always love sharing my love for Disney! I know your husband will be so surprised when you give him this trip! I cannot wait to help you finish all the final details! Thank you again! Anastasia Kohrman

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Absolutely Best Experience!
Absolutely Excellent! She made the entire process of booking and traveling for our honeymoon so very easy. She made sure we got home safely and without fuss by rearranging our flights due to incoming bad weather. As a first time user of a travel agent my now husband and I were a bit skeptical but working with Anastasia was truly wonderful! We will definitely book with her for our trips now on!
By  Megan  from  Memphis, TN
Traveled to  Negril ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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