(37 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Mendy Kooi

Edmond, OK

Europe, River and Ocean Cruise Specialist

During the past 14 years, I have helped more than 1,000 travelers explore this great, big, beautiful world. In the process, I have accumulated a vast amount of first-hand experience on some of the most fascinating places in the world.  One of the most important things I learned during this period was how to get a traveler the most travel bang for their buck.  It is important for me to find interesting and fulfilling excursions, activities and tours that will give clients the best travel experience all while staying in excellent hotels in the best locations.

Besides staying busy booking travel for clients,  I also travel as much as possible.  I have family members who live in Austria, so I try to head to Vienna as much as possible.   Besides many places in Europe, other destinations I have traveled to include but are not limited to:

  • Honduras
  • Japan 
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Russia

One of the "bonuses" of my frequent travels are the personal connections I have developed over the years with hotels and guides in some of the major cities. Because of these connections, I'm often able to give my clients a more personalized experience as they explore their dream destination.

During my travels, I have discovered many unique tours and excursions that I enjoy sharing with my clients. That means you can expect the unexpected from me. For example, while those packaged itineraries you find on the Internet will only include a standard "city tour," I'll help you find that excursion with a twist. In Japan, it might be the Ghost Tour of Kyoto. Or if you're heading to Austria, I might suggest the "Dark Secrets of Vienna." If you are an art lover, like me, I can give you suggestions on exceptional museums, since I have visited many of the great ones during my journeys to Europe.  

I also have a special passion for river cruises, especially in Europe but also in the US and Asia.  I would love to sit down and visit with you about this unique experience.   It is a great way to see some unique destinations up close and you only have to unpack once.

In addition to my travel experiences, I have also earned training certificates from the following suppliers:

  • RIVER CRUISES:  Viking Cruise Line, AMA Waterways, Avalon Cruise Line, Uniwold River Cruises, American Cruise Line
  • OCEAN CRUISES:  Windstar Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • RAIL: Rocky Mountaineer, Rail Europe
  • TOUR PACKAGES:  Globus Family of Brands,  Insight Vacations, G Adventures National Geographic Tours, Disney's College of Knowledge.

So are you ready to explore the world? Then please contact me and I would be happy to help. I have the experience and knowledge necessary to create a unique and personalized vacation for you that will also be within your budget.   

Your trip, your way!

My Testimonials

Vienna is one of my favorite cities!
Vienna is one of my favorite cities!

Mendy did an excellent job for us. She was very knowledgeable about the area that we were traveling in Austria. She was very prompt at providing information and our trip experience was flawless.  - Denise

Mendy was great to work with. She listened to what we were wanting, offered suggestions, then made it happen. Our trip was perfect and we had no worries because Mendy took care of everything for us.  - Beth

Mendy is very knowledgeable of all cruise options and was able to guide us through all of our questions. She is easy to work with....and very experienced in all aspects of travel. She has excellent knowledge of AMAWaterway cruises.  - R&I


My Reviews

31 of 43 people found this review helpful
Mendy has been amazing to work with! We have used her for difficult group travel and solo trips. She is always attentive to all the details and very quick to respond.
By  KJ - OCiH  from  Edmond, OK
Traveled to  Austria ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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25 of 39 people found this review helpful
One of the best trips. Yes
She was prompt and very helpful.
By  Action J  from  Edmond, Ok
Traveled to  Las Vegas ~ Nevada ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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26 of 44 people found this review helpful
Birthday Party on the Hudson!
Mendy was eager to help me, prompt, and genuinely interested in what I was looking for.
By  Sharon  from  Edmond, OK
Traveled to  Newark ~ New Jersey ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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20 of 33 people found this review helpful
Italy Extension
Very good communicator. Very helpful. Offers good suggestions that appeal to customers.
By  Sherri and Buddy  from  Midwest City, OK
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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21 of 36 people found this review helpful
Great Customer Service
Mendy handled everything for us down to the smallest of details. She kept us updated on all option changes or trip changes. We did not have to worry about any details. All we had to do was show up and have a great time. She is wonderful!
By  Patti  from  Oklahoma
Traveled to  Amsterdam ~ Netherlands ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Vienna
  • Florence
  • London
  • Paris
  • Amsterdam

Travel Specialist:

  • River Cruises
  • Cruises
  • European Culture
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Independent Travel

Top Travel Partners:

  • AmaWaterways
  • Viking
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Windstar Cruises

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