About Us

Maven Travel is a full service travel agency booking destinations around the world! Whether it’s a long awaited family vacation or cruise, a couples getaway to reconnect or a honeymoon to begin your life together- we’ve got you covered! We can also help you to plan family reunions, group trips with friends, guided tours, river cruises, destination weddings, and so much more! If you can dream it, we can find a trip to suit your unique needs and travel style. Travel is not a one size fits all scenario, but rather a unique and personal experience. We are dedicated to fit your wants and needs into your budget while delivering top quality customer care and friendly service.

When you book your trip with us, you are supporting a small business. All of our agents are independent travel consultants who work under the Maven Travel Agency umbrella. Their unique personalities, travel focus, and personal travel experiences of each one of them is what makes us a great team! Our agents have many years of experience and have travelled the world to bring you first hand knowledge of many destinations both in the USA and abroad. We are well versed in the travel requirements and protocols of your destinations. We are happy to guide you through the planning stages and booking process to make sure that you have the most seamless experience possible! We will be with you every step of the way. Just think of us as your personal travel concierge! When you entrust us with your vacation plans, all you have to do is pack and relax. You have become part of our Maven Travel family. Welcome!

I know that contacting Maven Travel was the best decision we made during these Covid times…We would give Maven Travel service 5 Stars! Can’t wait to plan our next getaway!

Knowledge & Resources

We have access to exclusive deals & we find the best product for the best value to meet fit your unique vacation needs. We are trained experts and know how to sort through the mounds of travel information available. We spend all day every day researching the best possible options for our clients.

Exclusivity

We work for you not a supplier. We filter all the options & provide only the recommendations that make sense for you. If any issues would arise while traveling we act on your behalf, as your personal travel advocate. Why not experience your own personal travel advisor?

Save Time & Money

We can handle every aspect of your vacation. We know all the ins and outs and are your one stop shop. We offer perks & personalized touches you can’t get from an online booking engine. Every detail of your vacation is perfectly planned just for you. Why spend hours online when you can call our agents?

Our Team

April Sandridge

Owner & Travel Consultant

610-562-2002

April@bookmaventravel.com

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April is the owner of Maven Travel and a Professional Travel Agent. She is Wife to Keith, Mom to David & Jason Stoudt and Nana to her grandchildren. She has been in the travel industry since 1993. April is passionate about travel and knowledgeable about many different destinations! April has always had a passion for travel and in 1993 she took that passion and turned it into a business.
April is the owner of Maven Travel and a Professional Travel Agent. She is Wife to Keith, Mom to David & Jason Stoudt and Nana to her grandchildren. She has been in the travel industry since 1993. April is passionate about travel and knowledgeable about many different destinations! April has always had a passion for travel and in 1993 she took that passion and turned it into a business.

She has traveled extensively over the years so that she is better able to assist her clients in planning their vacations. Her travels have taken her to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, The Caribbean, Italy, Greece, Russia, Germany, and Cuba to name a few. This industry is always changing and as your agent she feels that it is important to stay on top of all the latest protocols, trends and news. With her extensive travel experience, she can guide you to plan the perfect vacation! She has helped many couples plan their destination weddings or vow renewals, honeymoons, family and individual travel, river and ocean cruise groups as well as many Europe itineraries, whether by land or sea. If you are local to the Hamburg area, you might see her driving around town in her Jeep sporting the Sandals wrap! One of her greatest career awards was when Sandals honored her with the Chairman's Award for excellence! Maven Travel is a Preferred Sandals/Beaches Resorts agency due in large part to her extensive knowledge and repeat clients who entrust her with their vacations. You can call her at the main office 610-562-2002 or email April@bookmaventravel.com and she will be glad to help you!

Denele Kramer

Office & Marketing Manager

Independent Travel Consultant

610-568-5325

Denele@bookmaventravel.com

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Denele is an Independent Travel Consultant and our office/marketing manager. She lives in the Reading area with her mom, son and spoiled cats, Nala, Sven & Olaf (notice the Disney theme?). With over 30+ years in the customer service industry as a hairstylist and owner, she knows what it takes to keep clients happy! She is especially passionate about the beach and enjoys cruises as well as all-inclusive resorts. She has visited almost all of the Caribbean islands!
Denele is an Independent Travel Consultant and our office/marketing manager. She lives in the Reading area with her mom, son and spoiled kittens, Nala, Sven & Olaf (notice the Disney theme?). With over 30+ years in the customer service industry as a hairstylist and owner, she knows what it takes to keep clients happy! She is especially passionate about the beach and enjoys cruises as well as all-inclusive resorts. She has visited almost all of the Caribbean islands! Denele is experienced in group and individual travel, cruises, destination weddings, honeymoons and European River Cruises. To plan your next getaway please contact her at Denele@bookmaventravel.com or call her at 610-568-5325. She is happy to help!

Terry DiNardo

Independent Travel Consultant

856-262-7344

DinardoT@comcast.net

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Terry and her husband, John, are from the great state of NJ and are snowbirds in FL! She has been in the travel business since 1993. She opened her own agency, Terry Travel, in 1996. We are pleased to have Terry join us as an Independent Travel Consultant! In these unprecedented times, she felt that aligning her talents with a reputable agency like Maven Travel was the best course of action for herself and her clients! We couldn't agree more!
Terry and her husband, John, are from the great state of NJ! She has been in the travel business since 1993. She opened her own agency, Terry Travel, in 1996. We are pleased to have Terry join us as an Independent Travel Consultant! In these unprecedented times, she felt that aligning her talents with a reputable agency like Maven Travel was the best course of action for herself and her clients! We couldn't agree more!

Terry has traveled the World visiting all of the continents except Antarctica, (not something she is looking forward to!). She and her husband, John, have been on 150 cruises (and counting)! Terry said, "As I look back at all of the places in this world I have visited, I have to be honest and say, I really love travelling!!!” They have visited all of the Caribbean Islands, except for one-Nevis! She has been to Cuba, South America, Chile, Equador, Peru, Venezuela, Columbia, (up the West Coast to San Diego (sailed during the Swine Flu epidemic) ; Africa (northern); Europe- the Mediterranean, Spain, Portugal, France, Monaco, Italy, Corsica, Croatia, Hungary, Greek Islands, Russia, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland: Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand (where she rode an elephant!), Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, China (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong) walked the Great Wall; visited the Forbidden City and it goes on and on, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Bora Bora, Tahiti, Moorea, all the Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, all but 6 US States( Oregon, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan –cold states!!), They even drove cross country twice with 4 kids!!! She has also visited all of the Central American countries, transited the Panama Canal, cruised the transatlantic and transpacific and crossed the Equator at least 3 times! Terry has years of travel experiences and knowledge to share with you about many of the destinations around the world. She has many different certifications in the travel industry including the top certification available for Princess Cruise line- Commodore status, which is quite an accomplishment! Terry also enjoys escorting groups on cruises as well. She has sailed on almost all of the major cruise lines and some smaller lines too, including some sailboat vessels! You can contact her by email at dinardot@comcast.net or call 856-262-7344 to book your next trip! She will gladly share her knowledge with you!

Rhonda Brixius

Independent Travel Consultant

570-640-0160

Rhonda@bookmaventravel.com

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Rhonda is an Independent Travel Consultant. She lives in the Schuylkill County area with her husband, Tom, and her daughter AmyJo. She joined Maven Travel in 2019 and is enjoying learning the travel business! She is hooked on cruising after booking her first cruise with Maven Travel over 13 years ago to Canada. Rhonda has hosted many cruise groups since then and has several more to look forward to!
Rhonda is an Independent Travel Consultant. She lives in the Schuylkill County area with her husband, Tom, and her daughter AmyJo. She joined Maven Travel in 2019 and is enjoying learning the travel business! She is hooked on cruising after booking her first cruise with Maven Travel over 13 years ago to Canada. Rhonda has hosted many cruise groups since then and has several more to look forward to!

Rhonda says, "I believe that everyone should enjoy life to the fullest and learn to laugh, especially after these last six months!!" Her favorite saying is: “If you laugh a lot, when you get older, your wrinkles will be in the right places!” (And now….my wrinkles are in the right places!!!) Well Rhonda, keep on smiling and laughing! We are sure that your travel clients will appreciate you! Rhonda has been retired since 2016 from teaching first grade after almost 31 years. She also taught Title I Reading for the last 5 years of her career. Teaching was more than a job for her. She absolutely loved it!! She felt like she made a difference and loved celebrating the successes with her students. Rhonda is excited to learn everything she can about the travel business. Since teaching is in her blood, she can educate her clients on their best trip options too! Rhonda always has a smile on her face! Whether she is volunteering for her school or traveling with her family on a cruise, you won't find a more friendly person. You can call or text her at 570-640-0160 or email rhonda@bookmaventravel.com to inquire about any future trips that you would like to know more about. Rhonda will be pleased to assist you!

Brandon Stoudt

Brandon Stoudt

Independent Travel Consultant

484-663-0159

Brandon@bookmaventravel.com

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Brandon is a new addition to the Maven Travel family of independent travel consultants. Speaking of family, Brandon is the proud daddy to his daughter, Paislee Rae! He resides in the Blandon area. His passion for travel began in 2008 when he fell in love with cruising! As a full-time truck driver, he has visited all 48 states which is an impressive feat. When he isn’t on the road, he enjoys spending his free time with his daughter. He is an avid hunter and fisherman as well. Brandon is enjoying learning all about the travel business.
Brandon is a new addition to the Maven Travel family of independent travel consultants. Speaking of family, Brandon is the proud daddy to his daughter, Paislee Rae! He resides in the Blandon area. His passion for travel began in 2008 when he fell in love with cruising! As a full-time truck driver, he has visited all 48 states which is an impressive feat. When he isn’t on the road, he enjoys spending his free time with his daughter. He is an avid hunter and fisherman as well. Brandon is enjoying learning all about the travel business. His focus is cruises and all-inclusive resorts. Brandon’s goal is to be able to build his travel clientele so that he can work from home more to enjoy spending time with his little girl, Paislee. Making memories with his family is important, and we are sure that he can assist you to do the same thing with your family as well! To start planning your next vacation with Brandon, please contact him by email at Brandon@bookmaventravel.com or call him at 484-663-0159.
Brandon Stoudt

Jodi Koehler

Independent Travel Consultant

610-207-1111

Jodi@bookmaventravel.com

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Jodi is an Independent Travel Consultant. She is married with two daughters and a local native of Berks County. She joined Maven Travel in 2021, with a desire to grow and learn, while traveling the world. Jodi first became passionate about travel when completing her degree in Travel and Tourism at Central Pennsylvania College. She went on to complete an Internship with The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, while working at The Boardwalk Hotel.
Jodi is a Professional Travel Consultant. She is married with two daughters and a local native of Berks County. She joined Maven Travel in 2021, with a desire to grow and learn, while traveling the world. With a deep love for travel, Jodi first became passionate about Travel when completing her degree in Travel and Tourism at Central Pennsylvania College. She went on to complete an Internship with The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida, while working at The Boardwalk Hotel.
She has achieved many accomplishments. She has received several Certificates and Recognition Awards with The Walt Disney Company. She is a member of the Travel Institute. Jodi is Certified with Norwegian, Celebrity, AMA Waterways and received her Master of Adventure degree with Royal Caribbean University.
Jodi is knowledgeable in all aspects of travel, including individual and group travel. She is especially passionate about European Travel. While completing a degree, she discovered a love interest for Italy, especially the region of Tuscany. Jodi is excited for her next adventure. She will be traveling to Europe and the Mediterranean, on Norwegian's Prima. She will travel to Spain, France, and Italy and is excited to share her experience with her clients when she returns!
To plan your next vacation with Jodi, please contact her by email at Jodi@bookmaventravel.com or call her at
610-207-1111
Brandon Stoudt

Shawn Hamilton

Independent Travel Consultant

267-716-3797

Shawn@bookmaventravel.com

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Shawn resides in the Germantown area of Philadelphia. For the last 33 years she has been in Law Enforcement, but that’s not where her services to the community stop! Shawn has been a property owner and landlord for 15 years as well. She previously owned and operated a daycare center for 10 years. When she isn’t working and managing her businesses, she is making time for travel! She enjoys annual trips with her mother, daughter, and friends. She especially loves cruising to the Caribbean! Shawn has joined our team of travel consultants to help others enjoy the beauty of traveling with their loved ones as well!
Shawn resides in the Germantown area of Philadelphia. For the last 33 years she has been in Law Enforcement, but that’s not where her services to the community stop! Shawn has been a property owner and landlord for 15 years as well. She previously owned and operated a daycare center for 10 years. When she isn’t working and managing her businesses, she is making time for travel! She enjoys annual trips with her mother, daughter, and friends. She especially loves cruising to the Caribbean! Shawn has joined our team of travel consultants to help others enjoy the beauty of traveling with their loved ones as well! Contact her at Shawn@bookmaventravel.com or call her at 267-716-3797 to plan your next trip!
Brandon Stoudt

Pete Philomey

Independent Travel Consultant

732-630-9113

Pete@bookmaventravel.com

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Pete is the newest addition to the Maven Travel family of independent travel consultants. Pete has been an avid traveler since being a toddler traveling yearly to his family home in Ireland. As the perennial traveling salesman, he has earned million miler status with a major airline. With his love of traveling he’s been all over Europe and has visited most every island in the Caribbean. He’s sailed on many of the US operating cruise lines and cruising is a passion! He looks forward to working with you on your cruising and all inclusive needs. Contact him at 732-630-9113 or Pete@bookmaventravel.com to start planning your next trip!
Pete is the newest addition to the Maven Travel family of independent travel consultants. Pete has been an avid traveler since being a toddler traveling yearly to his family home in Ireland. As the perennial traveling salesman, he has earned million miler status with a major airline. With his love of traveling he’s been all over Europe and has visited most every island in the Caribbean. He’s sailed on many of the US operating cruise lines and cruising is a passion! He looks forward to working with you on your cruising and all inclusive needs. Contact him at 732-630-9113 or Pete@bookmaventravel.com to start planning your next trip!

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