Alex Travel - Full Service Travel Agency

We are a full service travel agency located in Alexandria, Minnesota. Check out our group tours and other services. Need a quote? Click over to our Vacation Trip Quote page and we'll help you!


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Our travel agents work with many different tour operators. We can help you book escorted and independent tours across the U.S. and internationally. We'll help you find the trip that's just right for you. We're here to help you!


Steve and Elaine Angen
Owners of Alex Travel and Utopia Tours:

Alex Travel - Full service Travel Agency since 1986.
Call us for your Air Travel, Hotels, Escorted Tours, Cruises and All inclusive vacations to Mexico and the Caribbean. We can also customize your vacation to your needs. Stop in to the Viking Plaza Mall to speak with our agents.

Utopia Tours - Local escorted Motorcoach tours through out USA and Canada.
Utopia Tours has been your Local Motorcoach tour company since 1971. Now located together with Alex Travel in the Viking Plaza Mall. Steve and Elaine continue planning Motorcoach tours and enjoy taking people to see our beautiful United States and Canada. Travel has always been their passion.

Jody Ost, Manager of Alex Travel. Graduated from Jefferson High School here in Alexandria. Attended Dakota County Tech in Rosemount MN for Travel Planning. Have now worked for Alex Travel for 32 years. I have traveled to Bolivia, many Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, Las Vegas and Disney World. I have enjoyed working with Ken Koob and now Ashley Vanderveur on our European Group travel. My bucket list trips are Scotland , Ireland and back to Alaska and the Caribbean whenever I can.

Judy Nelson, Travel Advisor. I too am a local gal, Graduating from Parkers Prairie High School. Attended Brainerd Tech for Travel Planning. Worked at National Car Rental in Edina, Travel World in Bemidji before coming to Alex Travel in 1999. I have made many trips to Disney World and Disney Land with my daughter. I have enjoyed the Caribbean Islands, Sandals and Beaches Resorts plus other all inclusive resorts in Mexico too. My bucket list is almost any travel destination. I enjoy planning vacations for couples and families.

Ken Koob, Certified Travel Specialist. A former travel agency owner, I have been escorting European travel for the last 25 years. Have received on location training from National Tourism boards of Switzerland, Austria, Germany and Norway. I have escorted groups with Viking River Cruises and Cie Tours to Scotland and Ireland. I enjoy traveling to Europe and hope you can join me on a tour soon.

Ashley Vanderveur, European Travel Specialist. I have traveled to Europe many times with Family and Friends. Recently with Alex Travel's Italy group for an 11 day escorted tour and a personal trip to Ireland, Britain, Spain and more. I am excited to assist in hosting Norway in 2024 with Ken Koob. I enjoy sharing my experience and the value of travel with people..