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  • Great Escape Travel originated in1997 out of a passion for travel to Mexico’s Riviera Maya and has since become Kansas City’s premier travel agency for destination weddings, honeymoons, families, groups and romantic escapes. Our focus is in All Inclusive resorts located in the Riviera Maya & Mexican Caribbean.

    You will be hard pressed to find anyone who knows firsthand the Mayan Riviera and Yucatan as well Jim and Diann Bengtson, owners of Great Escape Travel. They have been traveling as a couple to Mexico and Caribbean for over 21 years. And, with their staff having over 57 years in the travel industry, you will work with experienced, well traveled agents who know romance, fun and the beach!

    Honors: Great Escape Travel is proud to be a 4 Diamond Award Winning agency with Karisma resorts, a Top 10 Producer Worldwide for their El Dorado Resorts & Top 10 Producer for Honeymoons at all resorts. Great Escape is also a recipient of their top Destination Wedding honors, awards and certifications.

    Contact one of our experienced travel concierges today!

    913 341-4926

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We specialize in the El Dorado Resorts,
Azul Resorts, and Generations Resort, visiting the resorts multiple times a year. Our experience will help you choose the resort and room category that is best for you.