The world is waiting

The world is waiting The world is waiting The world is waiting

Powdery beaches. Azure seas.

Vibrant jungles. Golden savannas. Modern cities and ancient monuments.

All that's missing is you.

About Us

Our Background

 Excellent Escapes Travel was established in 2013 by Shelley Embrey, travel agent since 1996! We believe in always going the extra mile to ensure you get the overall best value and most positive and memorable experience.  ​Travel is great fun, but the research can be overwhelming, so leave it to the experts! 

Our Services

Whether you're looking for a cruise, romantic getaway, destination wedding or an epic adventure, we have you covered! Simply tell one of our specialists where you want to go and we'll help you figure out the rest. We work directly with amazing suppliers to get the best possible experiences.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

While working with us, we want you to be completely happy with the experience. If you have questions about us, our services, or even travel tips, get in touch! We hope you continue to book with us for many years to come. 

Meet the Team


Shelley Embrey

Shelley Embrey

Shelley Embrey

Shelley is the owner of Excellent Escapes Travel. She earned her Travel Agency Management certification in 1996 while living on the island of Oahu.  She is most passionate about honeymoons, destination weddings, European river cruises, corporate incentive trips, and all-inclusive travel. She is a certified Romance Travel Specialist and absolutely loves turning special occasions into a lifetime of happy memories!

Contact Shelley at

 (512) 537-0885 Shelley@excellentescapestravel.com 


Jane Broumley

Shelley Embrey

Shelley Embrey

 Jane believes that responsible and purpose driven tourism elevates the traveler as well as the local population, environment and economy. She is intoxicated by the beauty and diversity of the natural world and of its inhabitants and translates that enthusiasm into planning meaningful travel experiences for her clients.  Jane's passions include adventure travel and exotic destinations with a focus on sustainability.

 Contact Jane at

(512) 593-6789



Cody Saldana

Shelley Embrey

Cody Saldana

Cody earned her degree in Travel and Tourism in 2003. She has always had a deep fascination with exploring different places and cultures. She especially enjoys learning about the diverse history and cuisine of the world. As a military spouse, she has been fortunate to live in and be immersed in the cultures of Hawaii for 4 years and Germany for 5 years. She has experience in both leisure and corporate travel.


Contact Cody at

(210) 446-6406