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Marathon Travel

Marathon Travel & Cruise Shop Starting today, we are pleased to offer another option in travel agencies – Marathon Travel. Marathon Travel, located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, was founded in 1946 and has had extensive experience in business and collegiate travel, and is committed to providing superior service to Skidmore College. Please note that we now offer you two travel agencies for your convenience – Marathon Travel and AAA Northway.

Marathon Travel has provided Skidmore College with our own dedicated number; you can reach them by calling 1.866.725.6905, open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. A Marathon Travel agent will always answer the phone – you will never get voice mail.

Marathon Travel, like AAA Northway, has a Skidmore p-card. You can book your reservation by either providing your personal credit card or by providing a valid Skidmore charge account number i.e. A-xxxx-00000-7410-00000. As always, department p-cards are not to be used for travel arrangements.

Service fees are $25 for tickets booked through their 866 number and $10 with tickets booked online through Travelport (see below). No charge for car rentals or hotels.

I highly recommend using Marathon Travel for any of your travel needs – especially groups and international travel. Note that you can utilize their services for your personal travel needs if you'd like. Marathon Travel is also versed in our local hotel rates and will be happy to book incoming travelers for you.

About Marathon Travel

Marathon Travel is affiliated with American Express. This means large buying power and low rates on hotels (over 10,000 hotels at highly reduced rates), rental cars, etc. Marathon Travel also provides a wide range of value-added travel services, which include:

After you have purchased an airline ticket through Marathon Travel, their Quality Control department continuously watches the fare, if the ticket amount decreases, Marathon Travel will capture the lower fare and reissue the ticket. Marathon Travel will issue the traveler a credit voucher for the difference to be used towards future travel booked through Marathon Travel (based on the rules and regulations of each individual airlines).


For more information, contact Marathon Travel at 866.725.6905

Please contact Carol Schnitzer with any questions related to Marathon Travel at x5849.