Why book with us?

Our services are free, and the rest is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

1.   Experience
We’ve had the pleasure of helping to plan vacations for our numerous clients throughout the world. As a testament to our high level of customer service, much of our business stems from repeat bookings and referrals.

2.   Pride
We pride ourselves on planning vacations that meet our clients’ preferences and exceed their expectations, always at a great value. We welcome the opportunity to provide you with the top-notch client service for which we are known.

3.   Care
We understand that your time is very valuable, so we go above and beyond making sure each detail is in place before you leave home. We make sure that all aspects of your vacation have been planned to meet your preferences. We ensure that every detail is in place for you when you arrive in paradise.


Our travel consultants appreciate the opportunity to help you plan your next vacation.
Jack & Heather – Owners, GoAwayTravel.com

A brief note from our owners

We are looking forward to our travel consultants working with you to plan your next vacation, and we are very proud of our team and their outstanding customer service! Their goal is to earn your confidence now and to maintain it far into the future.

Should you have any comments or suggestions, please email us directly.

Jack Reidelberger & Heather OverKamp
Owners,  GoAwayTravel.com


Meet Our Travel Consultants

Beth SieckmannEmail Beth
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Britney GulleyEmail Britney
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Claudia BehrmannEmail Claudia
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Courtney DavisEmail Courtney
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Deb LinkeEmail Deb
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Dennis Bond – Email Dennis
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Heather Email Heather
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Jack Email Jack
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Ida Kaemmerling Email Ida
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Janet Email Janet
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Karen Waters – Email Karen
Karen’s first International travel experience was attending a destination wedding and that is where her real passion for travel was born. Today, that first memorable experience continues to feed her passion in assisting others in not just exploring, but really experiencing the world first hand in a seamless vacation that exceeds expectations. read more >>

Kathy DrewEmail Kathy
Resorts, travel, and planning all inclusive vacations has been a focal point of my life. I tapped into my wanderlust mindset during my European college trip where we visited 20 countries and in turn pointed me to the hospitality industry as a career. read more >>

Katie O’HaraEmail Katie
Professional travel consultant with GoAwayTravel since January 2008. Specializing in all-inclusive resorts, destination weddings, honeymoons, multigenerational family, and group vacations, ocean and river cruises. Katie specializes in Jamaica, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and beyond.

Ken King Email Ken
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Lori Brunnert Email Lori
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Lyndsey Stewart Email Lyndsey
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Mary Holmon Email Mary
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Megan Dery Email Mary
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Mike Waters – Email Mike
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Mindy ReedEmail Mindy
Mindy loves to travel and her travel bucket list includes Ireland, Norway, and Greece.  She would love to hear from you soon to help you plan your next vacation.

Nicole WildtEmail Nicole
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Ron BehrmannEmail Ron
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Shannon Giesman Email Shannon
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Sheila Robertson Email Sheila
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Terri GulleyEmail Terri
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What Our Clients Say About Our Travel Consultants

The whole trip was awesome

The whole trip was awesome and Karen and Claudia were great to work with. Offered great suggestions and were very thorough and helpful walking us through all the current travel… Read more “The whole trip was awesome”

Elsie Listrom
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters & Claudia

Claudia was absolutely amazing! She

Claudia was absolutely amazing! She went above and beyond to make sure our needs were met. I reached out to Claudia on a very short notice to plan a trip to the Bahamas two weeks away. She was able to get everything squared away right away not to mention she was on her own family… Read more “Claudia was absolutely amazing! She”

Zerina
Travel Consultant -Claudia

That level of service will go a long, long way!

My agent diligently followed up on this issue and actively participated in seeing the problem through to resolution. Faced with the same situation, 99% of other travel professionals would have distanced themselves from the problem and left me swinging in the breeze. My agent didn’t do that. Even though you guys are an internet-based travel… Read more “That level of service will go a long, long way!”

Scott W. C.

Claudia did amazing. She gave

Claudia did amazing. She gave us so much information that made us comfortable and confident when traveling to a place we had never been to before. Every detail was helpful and important – it most definitely made our vacation that much more stress-free and enjoyable. I would never use another travel… Read more “Claudia did amazing. She gave”

Lexi Yarbrough
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Karen & Claudia were amazing.

Karen & Claudia were amazing. They helped us with everything and made going on our honeymoon as smooth as possible. Everything was taken care of so there was no stressing when it came time for the trip. They were both so kind and so easy to work… Read more “Karen & Claudia were amazing.”

Brandi Tibbetts
Travel Consultant -Karen & Claudia

You were friendly, helpful and made it easy for me to book my vacation.

Thank you very much for the wonderful package and the wonderful rate. I just want to say that you were… Read more “You were friendly, helpful and made it easy for me to book my vacation.”

Robin S.

The other couples now have your business card!

Everyone in our group of 10 used Apple Vacations, but three of the couples used GoAwayTravel.com, whereas the other two, did not because they were afraid to use the internet for travel arrangements. Needless to say, not only did those that used you save money, but they also received better service at the… Read more “The other couples now have your business card!”

Cynthia C.

I want to thank you so much for all your patience and dedication to my vacation.

It will not be forgotten! In my opinion, you are the finest travel agent I have ever worked with. You went above and beyond for my family. Thanks… Read more “I want to thank you so much for all your patience and dedication to my vacation.”

Cathy M.

Over the years Karen has booked about 12-14 vacations for me and my family.

Over the years Karen has booked about 12-14 vacations for me and my family. If it was a trip for my wife and me or my wife and three daughters Karen has always gone above and beyond to make sure she’s given us the best services and the best value for our money. This year… Read more “Over the years Karen has booked about 12-14 vacations for me and my family.”

Erick C.
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Our agent was wonderful!!!!

Donna S.

Best service ever!

Every thing was exceptional! Already have several friends wanting to go with us next… Read more “Best service ever!”

John H
Travel Consultant -Terri Gulley

An amazing trip!

Our consultant did great! I didn’t work with her for the majority of the planning since my father did all that, but when I did work with her she was… Read more “An amazing trip!”

Macey C
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

We felt valued and appreciated.

My wife and I wanted to express our sincere gratitude to you for helping us arrange a most enjoyable vacation. We were spoiled by the experience. We were all saddened to leave. My wife and I are already planning our next trip there and you can rest assured that we will use GoAwayTravel.com… Read more “We felt valued and appreciated.”

Larry M.

Very relaxing adult resort.

Claudia was very helpful in making decisions about the trip and finding what we were looking for. She also offered sound advice on trip insurance and the pretravel in information was very… Read more “Very relaxing adult resort.”

Russell Rost
Travel Consultant -Claudia

I just want to thank you again for all your kind attention to us in planning our vacation

I am also very impressed with your professionalism and knowledge of your industry. You deserve recognition for a job very well done. All our best now and in your… Read more “I just want to thank you again for all your kind attention to us in planning our vacation”

Marie C.

Thanks again for all your help in our time of “CRISIS”!!! Everyone was so friendly and accommodating.

We really enjoyed ourselves!! We will definitely use your agency again for future travel… Read more “Thanks again for all your help in our time of “CRISIS”!!! Everyone was so friendly and accommodating.”

Kathryn N.

Dreams was truly a dream!

Our travel agent Karen is always wonderful! She always gets us great values on vacations and has a positive attitude. She’s available and helpful whenever we need her. I recommend her to all of my friends and family. May of them have booked vacations through her, too and they love her as… Read more “Dreams was truly a dream!”

Rebecca Adams
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Excellent Process

Our travel consultant helped us navigate the wealth of all inclusive properties to find the one that fit our needs and was there to help us as we worked through the… Read more “Excellent Process”

Jeff Horwitz
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Fantastic Voyage

Terri is a dream to work with. Super responsive communication, answered all my questions and helped with any changes or… Read more “Fantastic Voyage”

Nica Fleming
Travel Consultant -Terri Gulley

Plenty of seating for the pool and beach regardless of time of day; never crowded

Karen and Claudia did a great job of communicating with the group. Did a great job of getting all of us switched to another resort when required. Did a great job of “herding cats” both at the airport and at the… Read more “Plenty of seating for the pool and beach regardless of time of day; never crowded”

Ed M.
Travel Consultant -Karen and Claudia

GoAwayTravel.com is the best travel agency I’ve encountered!

Heidi C.

Thanks for an amazing trip to Punta Cana!

Karen Waters was great, and our group had a wonderful… Read more “Thanks for an amazing trip to Punta Cana!”

Chris L.
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Our agent has again gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Rick M.

Wonderful getaway

Karen always goes above and beyond to make sure that everything is in order and taken care of. My husband bought this trip as a surprise for me and she worked great with him to give him options and help make decisions. Karen contacted us right before the trip making sure everything was in line… Read more “Wonderful getaway”

Heather Schlottach
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Great help in planning our honeymoon

Our travel advisor, Claudia, did a wonderful job assisting us in finding the perfect honeymoon spot for us. Even after we booked, she made sure months down the road to let us know there was a price drop and we received a discount on our final purchase… Read more “Great help in planning our honeymoon”

Adam Torrence
Travel Consultant -Claudia

You can always count on Go away travel

I have been with Goaway since 2000. I have sent numerous friends and relatives to GoAwayTravel’s services and they could not thank me enough. Since 2014 we have been traveling to the El Dorado Casitas Royale which was recommended by Jack R. We were there for one day and were kicking ourselves in the ass… Read more “You can always count on Go away travel”

Mike Doherty
Travel Consultant -Jack Reidelberger

She was able to find us a room at the hotel we wanted when no other agents could!

Just wanted to let you know that I’ve been working with our agent to book a trip to Playa del Carmen, and she’s been terrific to work with. She has worked with all of our requests for dates, timing, and details. She has been totally responsive and… Read more “She was able to find us a room at the hotel we wanted when no other agents could!”

Tara & Ed S.

A beautiful escape!

Fantastic! Prepared us for everything and made our trip go so much smoother knowing what to… Read more “A beautiful escape!”

Stacy Rose
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Fabulous family week at Barcelo Maya Tropical

Extremely helpful, quick to respond, recommended exactly what we wanted/needed. I loved the ‘premium’ upgrade Claudia/Karen booked us in as it was fun to feel special, have our own air conditioned area to grab snacks or ask a question. Ocean views were spectacular. Loved the free room service. Loved the free hour at the hydrotherapy… Read more “Fabulous family week at Barcelo Maya Tropical”

Dan and Michelle Niles
Travel Consultant -Claudia Behrmann, Karen Waters

Your dedication to service sets you apart.

You did a much better job than my local agent! Not to mention I could handle all reservation details via e-mail from my office during work. I hope your business model continues to succeed in a market full of “live reservation” travel sites that gambled on high technology investments and forgot about customer service. As… Read more “Your dedication to service sets you apart.”

John K.

Claudia was great, from the day we booked the trip to the day we landed back home.

Claudia was great, from the day we booked the trip to the day we landed back home. We had some airline changes because of the Hurricane weather in southern Florida, but Claudia was on it and made any changes that we needed to make so we could get to the resort in a timely fashion.… Read more “Claudia was great, from the day we booked the trip to the day we landed back home.”

Jerry Farrar
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Karen Waters is amazing and

Karen Waters is amazing and makes our vacations so easy to just enjoy and not have to worry about details! She takes care of everything! She is the… Read more “Karen Waters is amazing and”

Levada Gruenloh
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

You and your company have secured a new customer for life.

I plan on winning the state lottery and giving you plenty of business. Thanks again for all your… Read more “You and your company have secured a new customer for life.”

Russ & Debi C.

We’ll recommend you highly to our friends and family.

I’d like to thank you for all of your perseverance. You found the right package at a terrific price (THE PRICE CAN’T BE BEAT) I’ll definitely, without a doubt be using your services from now… Read more “We’ll recommend you highly to our friends and family.”

Allison L.

UK companies could learn a lot from you!

Many many thanks for organizing this for us and please pass on my thanks to my agent (she was brilliant – helpful, friendly, informative, responsive etc). First time I’ve booked a holiday online – very positive experience – can’t thank you… Read more “UK companies could learn a lot from you!”

Sarah D.

Karen and Claudia were fantastic!!!

Shelia Hendrickson
Travel Consultant -Claudia & Karen Waters

Karen is the best and

Karen is the best and has always gone the extra mile for me. I’ve booked over 12 vacations with her over the years and look forward to booking another trip in the future with… Read more “Karen is the best and”

Erick charboneau
Travel Consultant -Karen waters

Our honeymoon was the best vacation ever and absolutely stress-free thanks to you

I wanted to send a personal thank you. I was scared to death about booking my vacation over the internet, but everything was perfect! In fact, we were the only couple to have a preregistration card for check-in at the hotel thanks to you. You were able to get me a better deal than the… Read more “Our honeymoon was the best vacation ever and absolutely stress-free thanks to you”

Jodi & Richard S.

All of my questions and paranoia were answered and relieved.

The service I received from my agent at Go Away Travel was… Read more “All of my questions and paranoia were answered and relieved.”

Danielle D.

Smooth sailing in Jamaica.

Claudia was amazing in keeping us informed and up to date on our travel. We recommended her to our friends and their experience was also smooth sailing. Thanks… Read more “Smooth sailing in Jamaica.”

Allison S.
Travel Consultant -Claudia

We are definitely going to use you from now on!

You were great! I couldn’t ask for a better travel… Read more “We are definitely going to use you from now on!”

Tricia L.

Breathless was perfect for our group!

Claudia & Karen went above and beyond to make sure all of our questions were answered. With Covid being on the rise and us having to reschedule and change our trip twice, they both were very accommodating! We told them what we were looking for and this resort met our… Read more “Breathless was perfect for our group!”

Brandy Myers
Travel Consultant -Claudia/Karen

Too big for the restaurants

Claudia was great as usual. We had 6 different families totaling 23 people, flying on two different days and three different flights each way, and somehow she managed to get us all there and… Read more “Too big for the restaurants”

Ed Moran
Travel Consultant -Claudia

You have made our vacation life the BEST… Keep up the good work!

Our agent is the very best. She understands your every need and gets you where you want to… Read more “You have made our vacation life the BEST… Keep up the good work!”

Lester & Joyce B.

Resort was great. Trip very well organized

Claudia and Karen did a fantastic job of organizing this large group. We had some bumps In the road prior to traveling, but they were always on top of it and everything was taken care of. Well done… Read more “Resort was great. Trip very well organized”

Charlie Berra
Travel Consultant -Claudia/Karen

I was pleased with the response times and service level

I was pleased with the response times and service… Read more “I was pleased with the response times and service level”

Jacob Kropf
Travel Consultant -Nicole Wildt

You gave us the best price out of the 7 travel agents we contacted.

“Communication was quick, accurate, informative and friendly. We plan on using GoAwayTravel.com for our next travel… Read more “You gave us the best price out of the 7 travel agents we contacted.”

Lynn W.

Garza Blanca was Gorgeous

Claudia was very helpful and friendly throughout the entire… Read more “Garza Blanca was Gorgeous”

LaQuinta J
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Wonderful Family trip

Karen and Claudia were always ready to answer any questions we had and help in any way. They also went above and beyond to make our trip… Read more “Wonderful Family trip”

Jenn M
Travel Consultant -Karen and Claudia

The hardest part of dealing with an internet-based agent is trust and you have earned that.

Everyone and everything was perfect. We even extended 2 extra days at a really good price. Thank you again for all of your… Read more “The hardest part of dealing with an internet-based agent is trust and you have earned that.”

Jan M.

Her treatment of us during a difficult time alone would make us repeat customers

Our agent handled our vacation and she was excellent. We had some unexpected medical problems that led us to have to postpone our trip and she was extremely accommodating and helpful in rebooking the trip. We probably were rather high maintenance customers in this respect and she never wavered in her professionalism and her helpfulness.… Read more “Her treatment of us during a difficult time alone would make us repeat customers”

Leanne W.

Beautiful property

Karen has been great to work with and always makes sure every detail is… Read more “Beautiful property”

Julie Flowers
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters

Most wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable trip I’ve ever had!

Mindy was awesome! She worked with us on what we wanted and gave us the most memorable trip… Read more “Most wonderfully relaxing and enjoyable trip I’ve ever had!”

Teah D.
Travel Consultant -Mindy Reed

You have really made getting ready for this trip an easy thing to do.

I have enjoyed communicating with you and I will be contacting you for future… Read more “You have really made getting ready for this trip an easy thing to do.”

Bill H.

Beautiful resort, wonderful people

Claudia and Karen got it right! They are always so helpful when it comes to preparing for our trips. This is the second trip they have planned for us and I will continue to use them for future… Read more “Beautiful resort, wonderful people”

Failyn L.
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Average resort for average price

Claudia was wonderful to work with. At the beginning she had to rebook for us because of a funeral that we had to attend. Then while there, a hurricane hit nearby and Claudia made sure to be in contact and let us know she was there if we needed her. Terrific… Read more “Average resort for average price”

Ed Moran
Travel Consultant -Claudia

Azul beach resort- look else where unless all you want is a huge pool.

We have used Karen before and I would again. She really does all leg work and even when we had an issue she answered our call from Mexico and got it straightened… Read more “Azul beach resort- look else where unless all you want is a huge pool.”

Andrew
Travel Consultant -Karen waters

She did great. She even

She did great. She even helped me when I missed a flight. It was on Thanksgiving so I felt… Read more “She did great. She even”

Terri
Travel Consultant -Karen Wayers

No stone unturned

Claudia was absolutely outstanding. We started this journey in the fall of 2020 looking for a place for 10 adults in Mexico. She found out our interests and most haves for a resort and quickly narrowed down our search and found a place for us. Unfortunately we ended up canceling due to COVID. This caused… Read more “No stone unturned”

Eva Fryar
Travel Consultant -Claudia Behrman

Fun vacation and beautiful country

They both do an amazing job. I’ve been on over 20 vacations with these two amazing ladies setting everything up and they never… Read more “Fun vacation and beautiful country”

Erick C
Travel Consultant -Claudia/ Karen

Karen and Claudia helped me

Karen and Claudia helped me through the whole process! No matter how many time I asked questions they helped me! They made the reservations for us got everything ready we just had to give them our card number for payments! They were truly great and we will book through them… Read more “Karen and Claudia helped me”

Madison Ragan
Travel Consultant -Karen and Claudia

We have a lot of criteria to meet and some how, she always manages to deliver!!!

Nicole is an outstanding consultant. We have used her service for so many years that she knows exactly what type of hotels we like, the type of rooms and even the type of vacation. We have a lot of criteria to meet and some how, she always manages to… Read more “We have a lot of criteria to meet and some how, she always manages to deliver!!!”

Tammy Canova
Travel Consultant -Nicole Wildt

Thank you for your help and we will definitely be using your services again.

You did a wonderful job in planning our Hawaii trip. EVERYTHING was wonderful. We could not have had a more wonderful trip. Again, the hotels were the… Read more “Thank you for your help and we will definitely be using your services again.”

Suzanne S.

I would like to make you aware of what a great customer service person our agent is.

Trying to book a trip for our honeymoon to the Secrets Excellence Resorts & Spa, I called on four difference travel agents for pricing. Your employee sold us on GoAwayTravel.com after putting together a very nice personalized package, the three other companies did not call back. We feel that our agent will be able to… Read more “I would like to make you aware of what a great customer service person our agent is.”

Scott G.

We couldn’t be happier with GoAwayTravel.com.

We are very pleased with the way our travel plans were handled. Will definitely do business with you again. Keep up the good… Read more “We couldn’t be happier with GoAwayTravel.com.”

Bonnie & Lawrence H.

A breath of fresh air!

They were both amazing and were always available when I had a question or… Read more “A breath of fresh air!”

Marlice House
Travel Consultant -Karen and Claudia

Family Vacation

We traveled to Now Jade for a family reunion/vacation. It was a great experience, starting with our wonderful travel agent. The process was seamless and effortless. The food and bar services were great. We upgraded to the Preferred Access. Our rooms were worth it, they boasted exceptional ocean views and jacuzzi on the balcony. The… Read more “Family Vacation”

Machaelie H.
Travel Consultant -Karen Waters