Alex Travel Agency

Located in the Viking Plaza Mall
3015 Hwy 29 S, Suite 4038, Alexandria MN 56308
320-762-0244     1-800-950-8690
HOURS:  Mon-Thurs: 8 am-5 pm; Fri: 8 am-4:30 pm

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Tour List

This tour list includes some fabulous vacations throughout the World you are sure to enjoy.  Most are escorted tours.  Ken Koob, from the Alexandria area, is the escort on a number of tours, as noted below.  Be sure to check back often for our latest tour offerings.  And, as always, if you love the tour listed below, but the date doesn't fit your schedule, just let us know, and we'll work hard to find something that works for you.

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Price per person Double Occ starting at $3,229 including air from Mpls

An 8-day escorted adventure that uncovers the unique charms of Austria and Germany at the incredible 600-year old tradition of  "Christkindlesmarkt" (Christmas Market)!  Highlights:  Innsbruck, Choice On Tour, Seefeld, Carriage Ride, Salzburg, St. Peter's Restaurant, Oberammergau, Christmas Markets, Munich.  Includes:  Round Trip Air from Minneapolis, Air Taxes & Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers, 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners. 

Collette ~ Dec. 7-14, 2019

Magical Christmas Markets
of Austria & Germany


Price per person Double Occ  $2,399 including air

Highlights: Grandstand seats at Rose Parade, Float Construction Barns, Evening Shuttle to Belmont Shore, Queen Mary Lunch & Tour, Warner Bros Studio Tour, Huntington Museum & Gardens, Long Beach Aquarium, Long Beach Harbor Cruise, New Years Eve Dinner, 4-Star hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Complimentary breakfasts & lunches as listed in brochure, local tour director-Patti Eckhoff.  Ask about add-on extensions to San Diego or Las Vegas, and upgrade to add Rose Bowl Game.

Al Brooks Rose Bowl Tours ~ Dec. 29, 2019-Jan. 2, 2020

Rose Parade Tour    Pasadena, CA


Price per person Double Occ  $5,749 including air from Mpls

Highlights:  Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Oahu's North Shore, Waimea Canyon, Kauai Coffee Estate, Fern Grotto, Iao Valley, Lahaina, Polynesian Luau.  Includes:  Local Escort from Alex Travel/Utopia Tours (with minimum # passengers), Round Trip  Air from Minneapolis, Air Taxes & Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers

*Optional:  2-Night Big Island Post Tour Extension

Collette ~ Locally Escorted ~ Jan. 16-25, 2020

Hawaiian Adventure
Oahu, Kaui, & Maui

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Price per person Double Occ:  Interior $2,499; Balcony $3,250; Mini Suite $3,550
Price include Round  Trip Airfare from Minneapolis

Day 1: Set sail on the Caribbean Princess from Ft Lauderdale at 4pm.  Day 2: At Sea.  Day 3: Port Falmouth, Jamaica.  Day 4:  At Sea.  Day 5:  Port Cartagena, Colombia.  Day 6:  Panama Canal Partial Transit New Locks & Port Cristobal, Panama.  Day 7:  Limon, Costa Rica.  Day 8:  At Sea.  Day 9:  Port Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.  Day 10:  At Sea.  Day 11:  Arrive 7 am Ft Lauderdale, FL

Princess Cruises ~ Jan. 23-Feb. 2, 2020

Panama Canal Cruise
with Costa Rica & Caribbean


Price per person Double Occ $4,875
Round Trip Air Included from Minneapolis.

Overnights in: Dublin, Cork, Killarney, Gallway, Derry, Kingscourt, Meath
Highlights:  Ballintubber Abbey, Belleek Pottery, Bru na Boine Visitor Center, Cliffs of Moher, Giant's Causeway, Kilmainham Gaol, Kylemore Abbey, Titanic Belfast, 11 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 9 Dinners

Escorted by Ken Koob ~ CIE ~June 18-30, 2020

Irish Odyssey

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Price per person Dbl Occ: Interior $3,825; Oceanview $4,775, Balcony $5,225
Round Trip Air included from Minneapolis.                                
Fly in to Fairbanks to start your Alaska Cruise Tour with Princess Cruises!  Spend two nights in Fairbanks enjoy a Sternwheeler Riverboat cruise, pan for gold, and have an included lunch.  Then head to Denali for a two night stay with a Natural History Tour into the park as a highlight.  A rail journey will then take you to Whittier.  Your 8-Day cruise starts in Anchorage aboard the Grand Princess.  Enjoy Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay National Park Scenic Cruising, plus ports in Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan.  We end in Vancouver, where we’ll board our flight to Minneapolis.
Alaska cruises fill fast, so sign-up early for best availability.

Princess Cruises ~ June 23-July 4, 2020

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Price per person Dbl Occ: Inside $3,825; Ocean View $4,175, Verandah $4,425
Round Trip Air from Minneapolis included.

Locally Escorted by Ken Koob

Experience seldom seen wonders and the colorful Gold Rush history of the Yukon.  Alaska is full of beautiful scenery and it's an adventure beyond your wildest dreams.  This journey is a great value!  Start with an elegant 3-night Holland America Cruise along Alaska's famed Inside Passage from Vancouver to Skagway.  Then explore more of Alaska on the land portion, which features the best of Interior Alaska's must-see highlights.  Overnights in Skagway, Whitehorse, Dawson City, Fairbanks, Denali, and Anchorage.

Alaska cruises fill fast, so sign-up early for best availability.

Holland America ~ July 18-29, 2020

Alaska Yukon + Double Denali
Land & Sea Journey

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Price per person Double Occ  $5,025 including air from Mpls
Sign up soon for this Great Tastes, Sights, & Landmarks of Europe, including the Passion Play!  The Passion Play is performed only every 10 years by the locals.  Other highlights:  Wurzburg; Marienberg Fortress; Prichenstadt; Bamberg, Germany; Fichtel Mountains; Plzen; Plzen Brewery & Restaurant; Wenceslas Square; Old Town Square; Prague, Czech Republic (2 nights); Hradcany Castle; St. Vitus Cathedral; Charles Bridge; Old Town Square; Joseftown; Ceske Budejovice; Ceske Budejovice Brewery; Cesky Krumlov; Freistadt, Austria; Muhlviertel; Klam; Castle Clam; Austrian Romantic Road; Steyr; Kremsmunster; Salzkammergut; Gmunden; Gmundener Keramik Factory; Schleedorf; Kaserei; Salzburg (2 nights); Berchtesgaden; "Eagles Nest;" Schonau; Konigssee; Schnaps Museum; Mutters near Innsbruck; Fernpass; Palace Neuschwanstein; Wieskirche; Oberammergau, Germany (2 nights); Passion Play; Nymphenburg Palace; Maximilian Street; Viktualien Market; Frauenkirche; Munich.  See brochure for more details.

Escorted by Ken Koob ~ Ed-Ventures ~ Aug. 3-15, 2020

Landmarks of Europe (+ Passion Play)

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Price per person... Double Occ  $3,675; Single Occ: $4,725
Receive $100 off per person if pay final payment by check

Includes Air from Minneapolis; 11 Meals; Professional Tour Director ; Admission per Itinerary; Sightseeing per Itinerary; Baggage Handling at Hotels; Motorcoach Transportation on tours
Highlights:  2 Train Experiences-Durango & Silverton Railroad and Royal Gorge Railroad; 4 National Park Visits-Mesa Verde National Park, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Park; Durango, CO (2 nights); Colorado Springs, CO (3 nights); Grand Junction, CO (2 nights); Vail, CO; Moab, UT; Denver, CO; Dead Horse Point State Park; Garden of the Gods; U.S. Air Force Academy; Cowboy Dinner & Show; U.S. Olympic Training Center; Royal Gorge Bridge

with Premier ~ Aug. 16-24, 2020

Colorado Rockies, Rails
& Western National Parks

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Lower Outside Double Rate: $5,729; Middle Outside Double Rate: $6,429

Upper Outside Double Rate: $6,729; Suite Double Rate: $8,829
*Book by Dec. 17, 2019 and save $400 per person

Tour starts in Zurich, Switzerland and ends in Amsterdam, Netherlands,
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Minneapolis, Air Taxes & Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers.  Highlights:  Zurich, Lucernce, 7-Night River Cruise on Lueftner Cruises "Imperial," Rhine River, Strasbourg, Speyer, Mannheim, Rudesheim, Siegfried's Mechanical Music Museum, Koblenz, Moselle River, Cochem, Wine Tasting, Cologne, Amsterdam   Includes 22 Meals

Contact us, or see brochure, for information on travel insurance

with Collette ~ August 16-25, 2020

Magical Rhine and Moselle
River Cruise 

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Per Person...Double: $3,999; Triple: $3,949; Single-$4,999

Included in price: Round Trip Air from Minneapolis, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers  Highlights:  Halifax, Peggy's Cove, Cape Breton Island, Cabot Trail, Prince Edward Island, Anne of Green Gables Museum, Hopewell Rocks, Fundy Trail, Lunenburg   Includes 16 Meals

Contact us, or see brochure, for information on travel insurance

with Collette ~ Sept. 29-Oct. 9, 2020

Maritimes Coastal Wonders
featuring Cabot Trail

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Per Person...Double: $3,649; Single-$4,609

Receive 100 off per person if make final payment by check

Included in price: Round Trip Air from Minneapolis; 7 Meals; Professional Tour Director; Hotel Transfers; Admissions per Itinerary; Sightseeing per Itinerary; Baggage Handling at Hotel; Motorcoach Transportation on tour
Highlights:  4 Nights in Manhattan; New York City Tour; Rockefeller Center; One World Observatory; 9/11 Memorial & Museum; Broadway Show; Central Park; Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Inflation; Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade; Thanksgiving Dinner; Manhattan Landmarks Cruise; Metropolitan Museum of Art; High Line Elevated Park

with Premier ~ Nov. 24-28, 2020

New York City
& Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Contact us for more details on this fabulous tour exploring Scotland & Ireland and experiencing the Military Tattoo!

Escorted by Ken Koob  ~ June 18-30, 2021

Taste of Scotland & Ireland
with Military Tattoo