About Southern Illinois' Best Travel Agents

B and A Travel Service is a family-owned and operated, full service travel agency specializing in worldwide vacation travel planning. Founded in 1963 by Bill and Anna (B and A) Coracy, we have a convenient location in Carbondale to serve Southern Illinois and online travel planning resources.

Our experienced team is comprised of 8 full-time vacation planning professionals who are dedicated to providing quality service to our clients locally and worldwide. We encourage you to use the resources of bandatravel.com or feel free to contact one of our professional Vacation Planners who will be happy to serve you.

Our Mission:

• To provide the best personalized vacation planning

• To deliver the best travel values from industry leading travel companies

• To ensure our clients travel is enjoyable, educational and safe

Our Motto:

“We do everything except pack your bags!”

Our Goals:

• To achieve complete customer satisfaction

• To continue to provide excellent service to our clients and partners

• To provide the best possible travel values and be a valued member of our community

Our team

David Coracy, President
After serving as manager of the Carbondale office for severa...
Joyce Jewett, Senior Travel Consultant
Joyce began her career with B and A Travel Service in Marion...
Helen Coracy, Senior Travel Consultant
Helen’s travel career began in 1978 at B and A Travel Servic...
Vicki Beckman, Senior Travel Consultant
Vicki started her career in the travel industry as a TWA res...
Eileen Walker, Administrative Assistant
Eileen’s career in travel began in Houston, Texas when she b...
Mari Schneider, Senior Travel Consultant
Mari’s career in travel began in 1981, when she was hired an...