(30 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Ardene Emmelkamp

Sioux Center, IA

Leisure Travel Specialist

Charleston SC
Charleston SC

I have been planning travel at The Travel Advantage in Sioux Center for over 20 years. I love to travel and want my clients to experience that same passion for a destination. Along with my love for travel, I enjoy learning about new destinations and take every opportunity to research or participate in destination conferences or to explore the destination in person.  My pledge is to offer superior service from our initial contact through welcoming you home. My job is not complete until you've returned from your trip with a wonderful story to tell. The world is waiting to be explored and I can't wait to help you make new memories! Call, email, or stop in at The Travel Advantage in Sioux Center!

My Travel Albums

St George Utah
Zion National Park
Southern Caribbean Cruise
Canada & New England Cruise
more bridges on the St Lawrence
Puerto Vallarta
Los Arcos Marine Park in the Banderas Bay
Costa Rica
Buena Vista Tour - natural Hot Springs
Cancun Mexico
Excellence Playa Mujeres
Belize
an airport next to a cow pasture!
Alaska
Mendenhall Glacier

My Reviews

30 of 52 people found this review helpful
Awesome week with amazing weather!
Ardene always does a great job pricing all our destinations and resorts even when we want to check out some crazy ones. We have loved having the customs paperwork sent to us filled out before hand also. We are especially thankful on this trip when our room wasn't great at first but an email was sent by us to Ardene (who was out but we were helped by Jan) and we were moved that day even though we had asked quite a few times and never gotten the issues resolved by the resort front desk.
By  Todd and April  from  Hull, Iowa
Traveled to  Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Ardene Emmelkamp responded:
Thanks, April, we look at that as part of our job. We want to be there for you from start to finish! And the benefit of working in an office with more agents is that we can offer that service seamlessly; even when we take a trip!

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful
Universal Studios Trip
She was amazing! She was always quick with responses when I would email her with any and all questions I had. I could not have asked for a better experience in booking this trip. She was so flexible and never got frustrated with the millions of questions or concerns we had. We had to postpone the original trip due to Covid and I was worried it would be such a pain to re do all we had done, but it couldn't of been more simple! Talk about a stress free set up with booking and all around a stress free vacation! I will ALWAYS recommend the travel agents at Travel Advantage! We have used them for years from family vacations to tropical destinations for just the two of us and its always super easy and stress free!
By  Laura King  from  SIOUX CENTER, IA
Traveled to  Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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29 of 55 people found this review helpful
Only in my imagination!
I can't imagine anyone being better than she was.
By  Jack and Betty  from  Mitchell, S. Dak.
Traveled to  E
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Ardene Emmelkamp responded:
Thank you for those kind words, Betty. It was great working with you and I'm so glad to hear everything went smoothly, even with the wheelchair!

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57 of 111 people found this review helpful
A wonderful family time
Ardene was very helpful in working out the details of our trip to Disneyworld. When she was out of the office, we appreciated her making sure her base was covered by another agent as it was important to us to keep lines of communication open.
By  No nickname with my review  from  Rock Valley, IA
Traveled to  Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Ardene Emmelkamp responded:
I enjoy so much helping families create memories that last a life time! So glad the trip went well.

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47 of 92 people found this review helpful
Alaskan trip
We had a very enjoyable trip and Ardene did a very good job with getting everything arranged. Thanks again!
By  Gene  from  Rock Valley, Iowa
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Ardene Emmelkamp responded:
I'm so glad you enjoyed your trip and look forward to help with your next adventure!

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Destination Expert:

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Anchorage
  • Cancun
  • Caribbean
  • Puerto Vallarta

Travel Specialist:

  • Beach Vacations
  • All Inclusive
  • Family Vacations
  • Cruises
  • Escorted Tours

Top Travel Partners:

  • Viking
  • Delta Vacations
  • Globus
  • Funjet Vacations

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