About April Powers Travel

Traveling and inspiring others to travel has been April’s greatest achievement. When she was young, she longed to travel the world, and she made that dream happen. Along with her real-world experience, she also has 14 years of experience planning travel. Her expertise has helped a great deal of travelers go on romantic honeymoons, exquisite anniversary trips, memorable family vacations, and so much more. She started her agency to take the stress of planning travel off your plate, so that you can simply unwind, relax, and enjoy the grand vacation you’ve been waiting to take!

Meet April Powers

Founder, Custom Travel Specialist

April Powers

Hi, I’m April!

My journey…

I was born and raised in Minnesota, where I spent the endless winters dreaming about palm trees and the ocean. As a young adult, my dreams came true when I had my first experience seeing, smelling, and hearing the ocean waves in the Hawaiian Islands. It was incredible and awe-inspiring (I had to pinch myself a few times). I spent the next twenty years traveling and made my way back to Hawaii for a few more visits. My first visit to the Hawaiian Islands changed my life, and I was determined to see and do more.

I’ll be the first to say that traveling isn’t always smooth sailing. Maybe you’ve encountered these less than pleasant situations such as lost luggage, canceled flights, missing reservations, hotels that didn’t look anything like their websites, a hurricane, volcanic eruptions, or medical emergencies. There is no need to worry because I have your back! While you enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon at the museum, I’ll be locating your missing luggage, securing new flights, changing hotel accommodations, rescheduling arrangements to avoid natural disasters, or handling any other unforeseen situations.

I know exactly what is needed to create a fabulous vacation and how to handle those bumps in the road, which is a big reason I decided to become a travel agent. In 2007, I entered the travel industry after a big move with my family. My husband, daughter, our three dogs, and I relocated from Minnesota to North Carolina for my husband’s job. This allowed me to change careers and share my first-hand travel expertise with others. I began working at a well-known travel agency where I received detailed training in the art of planning tailored vacations for couples and families. The education I received is pure gold. In 2013, the travel agency was sold, and that is when I opened April Powers Travel and turned my focus towards romance inspired travel, and I’ve never looked back.



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Worry-Free Planning

Stay at ease as I lend my expert advice, insider knowledge, and superior organization skills to your trip. You’ll save time, avoid being overwhelmed and feel secure in how I craft together each part of your dream trip. It takes time to make sure everything from the flights and accommodations to your activities are seamlessly put together—and that’s exactly why I’m here to help!

Customized Itineraries & Exclusive Perks

Personalize your trip to match your interests and preferred travel style, and then round out the vacation with special perks only I can get for you! We can offer private wine tastings, cooking classes, exclusive tours, relaxing spa days, and other great options!

You deserve more than a conventional vacation—you should have a unique trip that is tailored to you and what makes you happy!

Premier Customer Service

From our first consultation to the moment you land back home, I’ll be here for you. I ensure everything is in order for you, and no matter where or when you need assistance, I’ll be available to support and help you at any time during your trip.

A Love for Travel

Of course, most travel agents have a passion and love for travel, but my love goes beyond just exploring the world. With a specialization in honeymoons, family vacations, special occasion travel, and the like, I yearn to create those mesmerizing, intimate, and special moments for you. I know first-hand how meaningful travel can be, and I use my passion and expertise to thread together the details of your perfect trip.

Travel Certifications

Destination Expertise:

  • Antigua
  • Dominican Republic
  • Cancun
  • St. Lucia
  • Jamaica
  • Oahu
  • Maui
  • Kauai
  • View More…

Travel Specialties:

  • Romance & Honeymoon Travel
  • Couples & Adult
  • Honeymoons
  • All Inclusive
  • Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Hawaii
  • View More…

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Awards & Certifications:

  • Romance Travel Specialist -certified by TAA
  • Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists Association
  • Aruba Travel Specialist – certified by TAU
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Expert Plus UOW
  • Avalon Waterways River Cruise Specialist
  • Jamaica Travel Specialist- certified by TAU
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Freestyle Specialist
  • Celebrity Cruises Five Star Academy
  • AMA Waterways River Cruise Specialist
  • Princess Cruise Line Commodore Specialist
  • Rivera Maya/ Cancun Travel Specialist
  • Viking River Cruises Specialist