COME AWAY WITH US

 

Have you dreamed of visiting paradise? Come away with us to the Caribbean -- the perfect location that offers uninterrupted relaxation on white-sand beaches, unbeatable scenery, authentic Caribbean cuisine, and a rich, inviting culture.

Do you prefer old-world vineyards or architectural marvels? If so, we can help you plan a European cruise or land vacation.

Whatever your interests, come let us help you plan a vacation to enjoy new experiences, get to know a new and diverse culture, or spoil yourself with relaxation. Book your trip today!

OUR TEAM

Scot Kunkel

Scot Kunkel

Owner and Travel Enthusiast

Scot is the owner and has spent many years in the travel industry...traveling. He is passionate about culture, history, and planning itineraries for unique trips. His favorite places include the elegance of Paris, the exotic of Kathmandu, to the relaxation of Hawaii. In 2017, Scot traveled to the Mexican Riviera, New Orleans, Ireland, Italy, Alaska, Croatia, Mackinac Island, and Branson. In 2018, he already has trips to Argentina, Uruguay, Falkland Islands, Antarctica, Chile, Scotland, England, and Wales planned. He hopes his travel experiences will help you plan your own getaways.

Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Group Tour Specialist

Travel has taken Steven to over 116 countries and it all began in the U.S. military in 1972 when he went to Vietnam -- the first time he went out of the U.S.A. After military service he worked at Northern Illinois University and directed a program 'Travel with a Professor' which took him to many countries in Europe, Central and South America and South East Asia. After retirement, through the Northern Illinois Travel Society℠ and CARDER TRAVEL/COMPASS TRAVEL, he has escorted/led groups to many U.S. destinations was well international. Some of his favorite destinations include OAXACA, Mexico; Myanmar; (South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania SAFARI; India, plus a transatlantic cruise on the Queen Mary. One of his most memorable experience is riding on the front(on top of the cowcatcher) of a moving train as it passed through Mexico’s COPPER CANYON.

Roxey Sowell

Travel Consultant

Roxey Sowell, otherwise known as “The Rox,” is passionate about helping travelers make their travel dreams come true.  In addition to traveling in the U.S. and U.S. Virgin Islands, Roxey has visited seven countries. Her personal travel experience is diverse and ranges from cruising and staying at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean to traveling through Europe on group bus tours and river cruises.

She loves the quaintness and charm of buildings and architecture and the wonder of natural scenic views.

Roxey is dedicated to planning a unique and memorable travel experience for each of her clients.  Her hope is that each traveler she meets arrives at their destination with a feeling of awe and excitement and returns home with lots of memories and stories to share. 

Daniel Landon

Daniel Landon

Travel Consultant

Daniel Landon is dedicated to helping travelers create their ultimate travel fantasies come true. In addition to traveling throughout the U.S. and six countries, he has traveled to several tropical destinations, including Bermuda, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Mexico, South America, Hawaii, and through the Panama Canal. His diverse travel experiences include staying at all-inclusive resorts and traveling on group trips. His passion is traveling on cruises. He loves the diverse cultures provided by the different cruise lines, including Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. He experiences with many different cruise lines will assist travelers in creating the ultimate cruise getaway, making their dreams come true. Daniel is dedicated to helping travelers plan enjoyable and memorable experiences. His goal is to help each traveler design the ultimate getaway, meeting their specific needs and desires.

Terri Crain Goodman

Terri Crain Goodman

Travel Consultant

Terri comes to the travel world via a 25+ year tenure as a choral director. She planned and escorted choirs and bands on tours throughout the US during her teaching career and enjoyed it so much that she became a student travel specialist. At Compass Travel, she has added individual and family travel planning to her skill set and would love to help plan the perfect domestic or international travel experience for you, your family and friends. Honeymoons, Girls Getaways, Family Reunions and Bucket List Destinations are just a few of the many reasons planning a vacation should be on your to do list. She adores all things Disney and enjoys helping people plan their magical vacations to the many Disney resorts and cruises. Terri enjoys singing, attending and performing in theatre productions, swimming, snow skiing and traveling with her husband, Ken and daughter, Alise. She would love to help you plan a journey that will be a wonderful memory for years to come.