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Claudia D - 4/11/2017 - Branson

The very best.  They are there to assure every question is answered and that your vacation is going to be the way you expect it to be.  A delight to work with.  Will definitely be back.

Gina Z - 3/1/2017 - Asia

Pam was absoluely amazing.  She was so patient with me in getting my flights scheduled to SE Asia.  Pam always greated me as if I was appreciated and went out of her way to make sure I have the layovers I wanted, at each location, and fit the round trip tickets into the parameters of my tight budget.  To say she was prompt is an absoulte understatement.  If she said she would do it, it was done and it was done timley and accurately.   I cannot say enough wonderful things about my dealings with Pam D.  I will not go anywhere else.  I will definately use Pam for any upcoming travel service needs I have AND recommend her as much as I can.  Look no further travelers, you are in good hands with Pam.

Bob & Mary Trost - 3/16/17 - Caravan Costa Rica

Photos by Bob Trost

Hi Leah, I think Mary and I would agree that this tour was one of the best vacations we have ever taken.  It is the first time we have ever taken an “organized tour” and it was a very positive experience.  The cost was very reasonable, the other folks on the tour were pleasant and friendly, and the places we stayed were all first rate.  For us the wildlife viewing opportunities were important and these exceeded our expectations. 

Thanks for all your help with this, we’re already talking about the Caravan tour of Guatemala for next year and we’ll certainly be in touch with you if we decide to go.

Thanks again, Bob Trost

Christine & Gunard Solberg - 3/7/2017 - St. Thomas, USVI

My wife and I had the best and most relaxing vacation (7 nights) at Morning Star.

A person really doesn't need to leave the property if they are into the beach, ocean swimming, water toys and swimming pools.  We were better than good with laying under an umbrella, reading a book, making our way across  the hot sand to the ocean for a swim, hosing off , getting into the hot tub (spa), than the pool (right on the beach) and repeating the process as needed throughout the afternoon, Heaven in paradise.

Coco Joes is the spot for drinks and food on the beach. I like "on the beach". 

We did venture up the hill (96 stairs) to the big house (Marriott's Frenchman Reef), with it infinity pools, bars and restaurants.  One meal, a swim and couple drinks a day was enough up top on the hill.

We Love Morning Star, The Solbergs

Ambyr C. - 2/20/2017 - Orlando FL 

Hi Leah,

Sorry its taken so long to get back to you. Our trip was wonderful!!! 

Cabana Bay was wonderful! Room was quiet, easy to get to and from. Diner was a little pricing but good food. 

Loved the early entrance to Harry Potter amd being able to hope on a shuttle and be at the park 15 min later.

Disneyworld was nice and glad we had the extra days so we weren't pressured to try to stay full days. Being that i have been to Disneyland several times i was a little disapointed in the low amount of rides and the high amount of walking and waiting... But it was beautiful and fun while we were there. 

Universal Studios was our favorite. It was tons of fun and with the early morning entrance we literally walked right onto rides as soon as we got there. Harry Potter areas with interactive wands were so much fun and food prices werent too expensive.

We also took a trip over to Daytona Beach and then to the Kennedy Space Center. We got to the space center a little late so we just walked about the aeea and there was still a ton to see. 

Also we found a zombie survival store! Was so funny! Absolutely wondeful trip! 

Thanks again!  Ambyr

Anthony and Tristan - 2/15/17 - New York City

Leah did a great job getting us a travel package and plan. She went the extra mile to give us helpful information and maps to help us with our New York trip...We will use your services on all our trips and vacations....Thank you for everything.

Don M. - 12/26/2016 - Cancun Mexico

We had a wonderful time at Cancun.  The Rui Palace Las Americas was a perfect place to stay.  For the most part the service and the beach was perfect.  This was the first "All Inclusive" resort that we have stayed at.  They had six or seven restaurants to choose from..  No reservations required.  Dress was casual which was nice.  The beach was fabulous and the bar service on the beach was better than expected.  We spent most of our time on the beach watching the world go by.  One day we took a tour to one of the pyramids.  It was Chichen Itsa (sp). The bus went to two other places which made a long day of it.  We left at 7:15 am and didn't get back till 9 PM.  Too long for me.  I think we will make this an annual vacation.  Thanks for your help!

Lynda W. - 11/1/2016 - Collette Tours Washington DC

It was great! Hotel is being remodeled floor by floor...our room was new...excellent staff and a lovely breakfast every morning. Great location in Georgetown.

Our tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. The places we went were great. Excellent restaurant choices. Would definely go with them again. Bus driver was a saint.

Am so thankful you had us get airfare separately as most others had two stops and flew out of Dulles or Baltimore...Reagan was so close!

It was a great trip!

Debbie S. - 10/26/2016 - Cancun

We have used Pam at Silver Star for years on all of our out of the country trips. We just got back from another great trip to Cancun. Pam at Silver Star is awesome.

Ambyr C. 10/24/16 - Jamaica

Hi Leah, The trip was WONDERFUL. 

RIU Ocho Rios-
Pros-Beautiful resort, friendly welcoming staff. Teo diffiferent pools including an infinity pool that you can swim in a look out at the Caribbean Sea from. Perfect mix of entertainment and quiet. Live shows/ entertainment each night was fantasic.
Cons-No shower chair even tho it was requested several months ahead (was told first two days that they would send one up, and finally on third night was informed al the shower chair were being used by other guests).Shower would occasionally lose pressure or no hot water. Have to pay for wifi in rooms- only free in lobby

Strawberry Hill (Kingston)-
Pros-Beautiful views, quiet, private (at times it feels like you're the only one there). Food was fantastic. Trails and sightseeing ( pretty good hikes).
Cons-No heat or air conditioning- doesnt get very cold there and does have heated mattress pad... But when if rain it made evering in the cottage feels danp including things inside closet. No tv/phone signal- they have free wifi but VERY slow and spotty. Road getting there is 356 close/tight turns on narrown road on side of a mountain.

Dunns River- we didnt hike the actually fall r/t physical disability but did go explore it. 
Pros-Beautiful waterfall and hike.
Cons-Pushy "tour guides" that want to rush you thru. Wasnt till half way thru we realized the tour guides were not park tour guides but rather like vendors. Made mistake of walking thru "craft" area and was bombarded with ppl tryung ro sell us things, trying to put them in our hands etc.

Port Royal- 
Pros-A must see. Fort is amazing, very interesting history. GREAT tour guide! Took tour of town which was well worth extra $10

Falmouth, Montego Bay, Kingston-
Pros-Interesting ppl, buildings etc... Each place is a little different. 
Cons-Roads (i will never again complain about potholes in the US) although the car served us well, would not reccoomend to anyone unless they have bern to similar places (poor roads, aggressive driving, people, goats and dogs randomly in the street). Some shops dont open unless a cruise ship is in port... However the days that the cruise ship is present it it so packed you cant drive or park. few to no signs as to where you are going except on main motorway- and even there only few)

All and all it was wonderful. Was able to relax by the pool, read, swam in the beautifully sea, for the most part had no clue what time of day it even was... Just enjoyed it.

Weather was perfect in Ocho rios and a little raining in mountains but not bad at all. 

Airport and customs were fast and easy.

Thanks so much!!! Was a wonderful trip!!!

Michelle Bisson Shulenbarger 10/03/2016 - MauiMichelle's Hawaii Picture

Hi Dawn, thanks for taking care of our trip to Maui. A big thank you for changing us to the Sugar Beach Resort . If you had left us at the the first resort we would have been in a construction zone. It was a nice trip. Again thank you Dawn.

Samantha A. 9/7/16

Hello Leah, Our Vacation was wonderful! Thank you so much for setting it all up! you were wonderful to work with! We look forward to using you for our next vacation :) 

Brad G. 9/24/2015 - Orlando, FL

I am really pleased with how this turned out. I have always done things myself and decided to go visit Silver Star and see what they could offer. I read a few reviews and people mentioned Dawn so I asked to talk to her. We ended up booking a week in Orlando, FL for Disney and Universal. This included air, hotel, transport to and from the airport, and park hopper tickets.

Everything worked out just as Dawn told us. We had no issues with anything. I called her a few times prior to leaving and she was more the willing to explain things again for my over nervous mind.

The only issue with the entire trip was the hotel air conditioner went out. This of course was not anyone's fault. I even called Dawn and she called the hotel and talked to them for me. I believe this was way above and beyond what I would have expected.

I recommend anyone in the Vancouver, WA area who wants to book a vacation or cruise to go see Dawn at Silver Star. What a wonderful person and great company.

Thank you once again.

Laura T. 5/29/15

I've booked many trips with Sara at Silver Star. It's always the best price (versus what I can find online, etc.) and hassle free. Highly recommend!

Rose H. 3/2/2015

Dawn was amazing! She walked me through what I needed to do to add my son to the trip After I had already booked my own ticket on travelocity (don't use them, ever!) and was told by travelocity the worst possible way to fix this. Dawn was professional, courteous, had a good sense of humor and was awesome to talk to. And she had my problem fixed within a 1/2 hour! Highly recommend and will never travel again without calling Silver Star first!

Cindy M. 8/11/2015 - Disneyland

I normally do not use travel agencies, but I am so glad I chose this one. Dawn has had to make so many changes to our trip to Disneyland and done so with such professionalism and respect for our wishes. Kudos to  Dawn for being such a sport in all our craziness trying to make the perfect vacation for our kids and grandkids. I recommend this agency to whoever may need assistance in organizing travel even in the simplest of trips !

Magdeline S. 2015

Just received my final paper work for my Trip I'm so happy I found Pam she has been working with me for a little time now because I couldn't make up my mind ;) she never once let me down. She helped me all the way to the end with a smile on her face!! Thank you Pam forever staying with Silver Star travel!

Katie B. 12/19/14

I have full confidence in this business, they were honest, friendly and didn't pressure my fiancée and I to add things we didn't want, they were more concerned about us having a good time them making a huge sale. We cannot wait for our trip!! And appreciate the extra time they have given to us.

Mary W. 11/25/2014

Anytime I go somewhere, Dawn always helped me with finding the best deals for my budget!  She has always been friendly and willing to help me out .... I love going here and I always tell my friends and family to go and check this place out.. thumbs up in my book

Michelle F. 2014

I have been working with Dawn for many years. She always listens to what I want and works very hard to make sure we get it! I am very picky about flights and sometimes, ok most of the time I end up changing my hotel or resort at the last minute.

Dawn never makes me feel like a jerk for wanting to make the changes and is always accommodating.

If there is ever a glitch, I guess I travel frequently enough to know that with all of the people and businesses that are involved when booking travel, it can happen and Dawn, even though not at fault goes above and beyond to fix the situation.

I can recall clearly receiving a huge amount of help after missing my cruise ship (weather issues) and I had to make alternative flight and hotel arrangements in the middle of the night on a weekend only to find on Monday when I reached my beautiful Caribbean Island that they were not expecting me! I immediately called Silver Star...even though Dawn didn't book this, she somehow fixed it!

To sum up this lengthy review,  Silver Star has been wonderful to work with for years. Everyone I have referred to Dawn has been completely satisfied and has continued to use her services.

I would highly recommend using them for all of your travel needs.

Happy travels!

Sharon R. 10/13/2013

I love Ann at Silver Star Travel. Tell her what you want to do and how many days you have to do it. Presto, like magic Ann puts it all together and I have a wonderful vacation.

Jennie B. 10/11/2013

We had a GREAT experience working with Dawn!  She helped us plan and organize a trip to Costa Rica for our honeymoon, and was super helpful in answering questions about our first time traveling outside of the country.  All of the plans she scheduled went off without a hitch, making for a completely smooth and unforgettable vacation!

John F. 3/9/2013

I must say I had the opposite experience - Silver Star went out of their way to help with a complex travel itinerary to Africa, partnered with an excellent company in South Africa which met our needs seamlessly and searched (and found) the best possible price deals.

I couldn't have been happier and I'm going back!

Anonymous 2009

I was working with two other travel agencies when I found Silver Star and they blew the competition out of the water.  Their quick responses, accomodating attitude, and helpful demeanor have made them so easy to work with and make us feel like we really have an advocate!