Extraordinary Travel Planning

Great Departures is a full service travel agency, based in Palm Springs California.  We bring over a decade of experience, a fresh perspective and personally tailored travel experiences for our clients here in Southern California and beyond.


Whether the adventure you seek centers on exploring European capitals, the thrill of an African safari or hiking in Patagonia, the ultimate West Coast “road trip”, wandering the temples of Southeast Asia, or just finding down time on board a luxury ship or on the perfect beach the options can seem limitless.


Our goal is to provide unparalleled service and expertise to assist our clients in navigating those options, resulting in a travel experience that will be both supremely memorable and unique to them.  We welcome the opportunity to assist you in planning your next great adventure.

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