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Nancy Cowen-Wilmington,NC

An Independent Contractor with Travel Leaders High Point, NC

Certified Leisure Travel Specialist

After 18 years as an airport passenger service agent I embraced my layoff and continued my employment in the travel industry as a full service travel agent in leisure travel sales. I use my years of traveling experience to assist my clients with deciding on " where, when and what." I capture the best value for their desired destination by educating myself on the many vendors with which Travel Leaders has an association. My passion is groups; the more the merrier. With our busy lives, a family or friend vacation is the best way to relax and experience the connections which bind us all while letting the resort or cruise line take care of the cooking and cleaning!!! What started out with my selling international travel to student groups, has turned out to be a wonderful niche of multi-generational vacations. When working at busy Newark airport, I always volunteered to check-in the groups. I loved the excitement in the gathering of skis or suitcases bound for mountains, shorelines or the seven seas. Now I am arranging these groups. Life is truly a circle!

Client Testimonial

What an amazing experience we have had working with you on our trip to Austrailia. I think this combo, you with your overdrive and zeal for getting the best for your clients, and us with our travel craziness is such a good pairing. Thank you, Thank you for all the work you have done on our behalf. We super appreciate it and will definitely come to you again in the future for our travel needs and will happily refer our friends to you!!!!

My Travel Albums

Vail, Colorado
Biking from Vail Pass to Village: 2k ft downhill..
Bermuda 2013
Horseshoe Beach Bermuda
Med Sea cruise 2015
Private driver to see the Amalfi Coast!

My Travel Stories

The Rhine river with Tauck

Just returned from Tauck Academy on the Rhine where I was treated like a Tauck customer with superior service and "Sparkling events" which sets this supplier apart. We dined at a castle, were entertained with a private concerto, toured in small groups with local guides as well as biked along the Rhine....Read more.

My Reviews

40 of 83 people found this review helpful
Latest and Best Cruise
My husband and I have booked many trips, primarily cruises, through Nancy. Recently she handled a wonderful Viking cruise for us and five other couples. Superb work. Working with Nancy has been a delight over the years. She exhibits a very rare quality in the service business-she truly puts the customer FIRST. In all regards. We find her to be extremely knowledgeable of destinations, cruise lines, etc., and very much appreciate her insights, thoughts. She is very detail oriented, leaving nothing to chance. She always seems to find the best available rooms, at the best price, always aware of and taking advantage of any and all promotions available. Nancy is very timely following up on questions we may have, very thorough in her responses.

Finally, it is worth noting that we used to book our own trips, and felt we were pretty thorough. Then we enlisted Nancy to handle all of our travel needs. What an upgrade!!! She is a real asset to Travel Leaders. An indispensable asset to us.
By  Martha  from  Naples, Florida
Traveled to  Rhine Valley ~ Germany ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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47 of 102 people found this review helpful
10 years of great service!
I do not hesitate to (and in fact, frequently do) recommend Nancy Cowen to anyone needing top notch travel assistance and support! By far, Nancy is the best I have ever worked with! She and I have worked together for nearly ten years sending student & teacher groups to countries around the world and she has never let me down. Nancy is promptly responsive to our needs or questions and manages to obtain affordable flights, train tickets and hotels. She is a 100% reliable professional and is well informed about all aspects of travel.
By  Linda  from  Ipswich, MA
Traveled to  Europe, Mexico, Taiwan
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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34 of 80 people found this review helpful
Caribbean Vacations
Nancy has booked two Caribbean vacations for my wife and I, including one that was our honeymoon. Both times she listened to what we wanted to experience on the different trips, and recommended places that exceeded all of our expectations. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to book a total package vacation, especially one to the Caribbean.
By  Will  from  High Point, NC
Traveled to  Turks and Caicos Islands ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Italy
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Caribbean
  • Mediterranean

Travel Specialist:

  • Luxury Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • Escorted Tours
  • River Cruises
  • Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Viking River Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Monograms
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Tauck


  • Sandals Specialist
  • Viking River Cruise Specialist
  • Certified Tauck Tours agent

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