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Noelle Wachter

Hickory, North Carolina Travel Agent
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Noelle Wachter

Noelle Wachter

Hickory, North Carolina Travel Agent
An independent agent with Cruises & Tours, Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, a Travel Leaders Network affiliate agency
83 Reviews | 99% Recommended
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Large Group Travel Expert

Each traveler is unique and it is my greatest pleasure to help craft a trip that makes vacation dreams come true.

Having lived around the world, I've had many opportunities to explore the Pacific, Caribbean, U.S. and Europe.

  • on the island of Guam
  • St. Thomas, France
  • Switzerland
  • NJ
  • PA
  • NC 

Those experiences, plus constant coursework and continued travel to update my knowledge of tour operators, hotels, and cruise lines, has allowed me to gather information to apply to each traveler's tastes and desires.

Family vacations, multi-generational trips, group travel, honeymoons, faith-based trips and couples get-aways are my passion. Whether you are considering an ocean cruise, a river cruise, a guided tour or a unique independent trip, I'll work with your tastes, budget and comfort level to find the best experience for you.

Multi-generational and group trips can be especially trying and time-consuming for a group leader. When working with me, you can relax while I;

  • plan the itinerary
  • gather everyone's information
  • complete documents
  • answer questions
  • emain available to assist you throughout your travel

Over the past five years, I've helped plan not only family reunions, but also Chamber of Commerce, church group, adult continuing education, high school and high school reunion trips to places like the Caribbean, Turkey, Greece, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Hungary, Austria and Germany.

If my own travel history and years of experience aren't enough to make you feel secure, I am also an Accredited Cruise Counselor, certified by International Air Transport Association, and have Destination Specialist designations for Costa Rica, Hawaii, Alaska, Vancouver, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Seaworld, Universal Studios and Disney, in addition to many ocean and river cruise lines.

I'm constantly updating my knowledge through online courses, site inspections and my own travel.

Let me put my experience to work for you!

What do my clients have to say?

William D. of Morrisville, NC wrote: "We have traveled extensively and tried to plan a trip on our own. The help you gave us was invaluable in selecting the right mix of airlines, hotels, tours and travel insurance. The airfare we finally selected had better connections and was lower cost than anything we were able to find on our own. We were returning in January when cold weather was causing massive delays in the US. It was reassuring to get your email the day before we left Ho Chi Minh City. You checked our route via Tokyo and Dulles to Raleigh and assured us that we would not likely encounter delays. Thank you again, for your help and assistance in getting our trip planned right."

My Areas of Expertise

DESTINATIONS
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My Reviews

Rating: 4.9 83 Reviews | 99% Recommended

Noelle was great!

Reviewed By Lauren - Gastonia, NC | Traveled to New Orleans ~ Louisiana ~ USA
We loved Noelle! She helped us plan her honeymoon, and I loved working with her! She was incredibly patient with us as we figured out what we wanted. We loved that we didn't have book anything ourselves and she was super nice. I would recommend her to anyone!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Dear Lauren: Thank you so much for your kind review! It was such a pleasure helping you plan your honeymoon and I'm thrilled it went as you had hoped!
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Our 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration!

Reviewed By Traveling Family - Conover, nC | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Noelle was efficient, very professional, very knowledgeable, always available when we needed further information and assistance, and exceeded our expectations.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much for trusting me to help plan such a special trip for your family! I'm so glad it all worked out well and that you have a memorable celebration! It was wonderful to work with you!
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Honeymoon Cruise

Reviewed By lbobs - Lenoir, North Carolina | Traveled to Cuba ~ Caribbean
Noelle took care of everything and was very thorough. Kept us informed every step of the way. I can’t believe we don’t have to pay for service like this!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much for letting me help with your honeymoon! It was my pleasure to help and I'm thrilled it all went so well. Stay in touch!
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Another vacation of a lifetime:)

Reviewed By S Mac - Banner Elk, North Carolina a | Traveled to Arizona ~ USA
She is the best! Always responsive and works with all requests. We have used her for all types of trips; big, small, family, duo, domestic and international and she has always given us the best experience within our budget and far more than we could ask for.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much! I have loved working with you over the years and am so honored that you continue to allow me to help you plan your trips. I can't wait to hear where your next adventure will be!
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Fantastic Once in a Lifetime Trip

Reviewed By Robin - Shelby, NC | Traveled to Alaska ~ USA
Noelle was great in assisting with all of our needs. She was easily accessible, answered every question we had and set our entire trip up without an issues! We appreciated her knowledge and for all the work she did putting our trip together!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I really appreciate your comments! I'm glad you enjoyed the trip and had a great time helping you plan it. Thank you so much for entrusting me with your travel plans!!
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Relaxing!

Reviewed By Brett - Winston Salem, North Carolina | Traveled to Kennebunkport ~ Maine ~ USA
Noelle was always ready to answer any question about a destination that we wanted to know about and if she did not know about a certain place she would do some research and get back to us with an answer. It was a all around good experience working with her.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much, Brett! I hope you enjoyed the final destination choice and that your trip was everything you dreamed it would be and more. It was fun to plan with you and I appreciate your feedback!
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The Perfect Honeymoon

Reviewed By Cunningham - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Caribbean
Noelle was beyond pleasant to work with! She was always quick to provide responses to all of our questions and gave us great recommendations for what to do on our honeymoon to make it even better!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I appreciate that you took time after returning to send in a review. So glad your honeymoon was a great experience! I loved working with you and hope to do so again in the future!
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A trip to paradise that was our best ever!

Reviewed By Kevin - Hickory, NC | Traveled to French Polynesia ~ South Pacific
Noelle did a fantastic job for my wife and I. She made this trip so easy and turnkey. We needed her expertise, as our trip had many moving parts. It went better than we could ever have imagined! We will certainly contact Noelle for our future travels!! She is a true professional.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I am so pleased you had a wonderful trip and that I was able to make it all easier and more relaxing for you! Thank you for the kind words!
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Excellent Cruise

Reviewed By mrwizard - south amboy, nj | Traveled to Jamaica ~ Caribbean
Noelle was very helpful in every aspect. She knew everything about the ship and where to stay , how to get the best value for your money. What type of insurance and how much to get. gave great advice on excursions and packages. Took care of all the paperwork and making sure we could concentrate on getting ready for the cruise.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I really appreciate the time you took to write this and the wonderful feedback. I'm thrilled your cruise was a great experience and that I could be helpful!
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Amazing trip in Italy!!

Reviewed By Rosanne - New Jersey | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Noelle was FABULOUS!! Myself and four other women needed her expertise in planning a trip to Italy. She helped us with suggestions on everything, from great hotels, side trips, and all of the little details that we would never have thought of, but made a world of difference in providing us with a smooth and enjoyable trip!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I'm thrilled that the trip worked out so well and that you had a great time together! Thank you so much for allowing me to help you plan and book your get-away and for taking the time to give feedback.
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Fabulous Anniversary Trip!!

Reviewed By Michelle - Somerset, NJ | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Noelle was fabulous and very accommodating to all of our requests. She got back in a very timely manner and helped us save money but still have a fantastic trip. Since she had been to Italy many times, she was able to suggest a bunch of great excursions. All of our private tours had wonderful guides. All the hotels were top notch and very comfortable. All the transfers were on time and helpful. It was fantastic.!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Many thanks for your kind words! I'm so pleased that your trip was all you hoped it would be!
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Was a wonderful trip

Reviewed By Libby - Conover, nc | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Very good. Very knowledgeable
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Cruse to Hawaii.

Reviewed By Frank - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to Hawaii ~ USA
Noelle has planned our vacations for a number of years, and we have never been disappointed. She takes care of everything from airline flights, hotel rooms, insurance, etc. We have always been pleased and will continue to use her for our vacation plans.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3rd Annual Family Trip - Party of 14!

Reviewed By Sherry - Seneca, SC | Traveled to Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I can not think of anything that Noelle does not cover in helping make our trip all we hope it will be. She is knowledgeable, quick to respond, and even takes the late "surprises" in stride! Could not be more pleased.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Cruse to Hawaii.

Reviewed By Frank - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to To Hawaii
Noelle has planned our vacations for a number of years, and we have never been disappointed. She takes care of everything from airline flights, hotel rooms, insurance, etc. We have always been pleased and will continue to use her for our vacation plans.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you for your feedback! It's always such a pleasure to work with you on vacation plans and booking. I appreciate your loyalty so much!
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great family memories

Reviewed By Jeff Mitchell - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to Costa Rica ~ Central America
very knowledgeable, response and accommodating !
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Wonderful honeymoon!

Reviewed By Roberts - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to Puerto Rico ~ Caribbean
Noelle was excellent. She was very professional and helpful, able to answer all my questions, and resolved any issue I had in a timely manner.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I hope you had a wonderful cruise! Thank you for allowing me to help plan it and for taking the time upon your return to write a review. Hoping you have many blessings as you start your new life together!
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Amazing Caribbean Get Away

Reviewed By Kammers - Hickory NC | Traveled to Saint Lucia ~ St. Kitts and Nevis ~ Caribbean
Noelle was the BEST. She helped to select the perfect resort that fit our personal request and thought through every tiny detail. She adapted to our last minute requests for a helicopter ?? ride vs 2 hour road transit. She made excursion arrangements for us and timed everything perfectly.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your vacation and felt like it fit your wishes! Thank you for your kind feedback and for allowing me to help you plan your get-away.
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Breathtakingly beautiful mountains.

Reviewed By Frances - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Calgary ~ Alberta ~ Canada
Follows up very well. Shows concern about needs and questions.
Expects travelers to do their own research online for details: weather, clothing,
trip details, and info on her personal website. Some people are not proficient with this and feel uninformed. Trip was also a bit too demanding for some who maybe were not forewarned enough.
Trip was all it was advertised to be. Good, well informed guide who took very good care of everyone.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Frances, thank you for your review. However, I'm baffled about the comment about expecting travelers to do research online. We had 2 group meetings where the itinerary was presented in detail and documents including weather averages for each city were handed out. In addition, I mailed a printed document with weather details, currency, packing suggestions, etc. to every trip participant 4 weeks before travel. We discussed all these details twice in person and I am always available by phone.
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Title was appropriate

Reviewed By ocean - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to Rhine Valley ~ Germany ~ Europe
Noelle did a good job with the pre planning segment of our trip; however she was not fully engaged with the group as a whole. She did not travel with the group to and from our destination and was not fully engaged with the group while we were there.
Noelle Wachter responded:
I'm sorry you felt that way. My role was actually not to be the group leader, which is why I wasn't flying with the group. The group leader had to cancel due to health reasons and I just stepped in since I was already going. My role was to be sure your bookings were accurate. I ate meals, went on daily tours and sat in the lounge with different people in the group constantly, plus organized a private dinner twice. I'm not sure how else I could have engaged with the group other than the flights?
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Excellent

Reviewed By Lgs - Charlotte, Nc | Traveled to Rhine Valley ~ Germany ~ Europe
Wonderful
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Great European riverboat vacation!

Reviewed By Karolyn - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Rhine River ~ On the River ~ At Sea
Always very helpful; goes over and above to ensure the trip matches my wishes and goes as smoothly as possible.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Super family vacation

Reviewed By Gigim - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Alaska ~ USA
I don’t travel without Noelle booking it! She did not miss a detail and was always following up with options and information for make my trip better. We knew everything was done correctly and just right for our family.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much for the compliment. I'm glad I could help and hope your family trip was a memory of a lifetime!
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Smith Family Vacation

Reviewed By Sherry - Seneca, SC | Traveled to Montego Bay ~ Jamaica ~ Caribbean
From start to finish, Noelle was on top of every detail of our family trip for 14 people! She sent reminders of deadlines, provided great communication of every aspect of our vacation, and was available for all my questions. Even had a "welcome home" note waiting in our mailbox when we returned. I will definitely use her services again in the future!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I appreciate your kindness and love working with you on your family vacations!
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Amazing Honeymoon

Reviewed By The Killen’s - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Our Italian honeymoon was the most amazing experience. Everything was planned well. We had all documents necessary and our agent was available to us should anything have come up on our trip. It was a wonderful trip and we would highly recommend Noelle to anyone planning a trip. We will be returning customers for sure!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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California here we come!

Reviewed By Charlie - Wayne NJ | Traveled to California ~ USA
Noelle did everything just fine, with Great Air Bookings.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you for your feedback! It's always a pleasure to help plan your trips. I have appreciated your loyalty.
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Weekend Lambeau Trip

Reviewed By Corey - Conover | Traveled to Green Bay ~ Wisconsin ~ USA
Noelle is very thorough, expedient and a pleasure to work with. She truly values your vacation experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you for allowing me to work with you, Corey. I'm so glad you were able to have a nice get-away and that everything worked out well! I appreciate the kind comments!
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Awesome family trip

Reviewed By Coach - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Colorado ~ USA
As always, Noelle went above and beyond to provide us with outstanding personalized service for our recent trip to Colorado.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Fantastic Mountain Scenery

Reviewed By Vicki and Bob - Hickory, N.C. | Traveled to Canada
Very prompt in replying to request both by phone and email. Handled herself well during first meeting although Collett was not present to answer questions.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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An incredible vaction!

Reviewed By DB - Raleigh, NC | Traveled to Caribbean
Noelle was so great to work with. She is incredibly knowledgeable about so many things. She was able to provide recommendations and answer any questions we had. She made the entire process very easy for us as she did all of the hard work. Noelle always followed up exactly when she said she would for important things that needed to be completed. I will definitely be using Noelle for all future travels.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Thank you so much! I'm glad I was able to help out and make the trip planning easy for you! So glad you enjoyed it.
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Honeymoon

Reviewed By Josh Bollinger - Mt Holly, NC | Traveled to Mexico
Noelle was great! She was very helpful even when I could not make up my mind. Our honeymoon was incredible and the resort was amazing. Thank you
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Will vacation again.

Reviewed By Simmi - NC | Traveled to Hawaii Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
Really great person to deal with. She went over and beyond to explain the trip to us. I would definitely recommend Noel to others.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A wonderful cruise with 22 family and friends.

Reviewed By TJ - Hickory NC | Traveled to Haiti ~ Caribbean
Noelle took care all of the details and documents for a group of 22 to make our cruise stress free. Will use her again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
Glad you all had a good time and that it was a relaxing trip! Thank you!
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Great trip with a large group.

Reviewed By Craig bahlmann - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
Everything was well done and complete. We were very close to canceling our trip for a possible health issue, and Noelle did a great job of giving us our options. Ended up we made our trip and had a fantastic time.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Noelle Wachter responded:
I'm so happy you were able to make the trip and that it all worked out well!! Thank you for your feedback!
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The 49th State---Different and Beautiful

Reviewed By Patsy - Patsy | Traveled to Alaska ~ USA
Our experience with Noelle was excellent-top notch from beginning to end. She was accommodating on times and where to meet with us and took as long as we needed to understand everything. Also, when I had questions, she promptly answered them in e-mails...and believe me, I had questions!

Our trip was great! Noelle helped us plan and pick out the things we wanted to do, as well as make suggestions on things that might work better. Thank goodness she suggested a tour in Vancouver where we had an all day wait for a flight home.

We would highly recommend Noelle to anyone who needs a travel agent. She's very knowledgeable with planning trips. We certainly will contact her in the future if we need to plan a trip.

I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Easy planning

Reviewed By Doug - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle arranged a wonderful Caribbean cruise for us. SO easy to work with and very cost conscious.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Lovely trip

Reviewed By Skyegillis - Little Switzerland, NC | Traveled to Caribbean
Noelle is helpful, prompt and has always given great advice. Our 5th trip with Noelle and will certainly travel with her in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A Million "Thank You"s

Reviewed By Sherry Smith - Seneca, SC | Traveled to Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
From the start (nearly six months ago) to the finish of our planning, Noelle was on top of every detail. Her emails indicated she was working on our behalf late at night and even on the weekends. I can not think of anything she could have done to improve her service for our family.

I am one who enjoys making travel plans and doing all the research myself, but getting Noelle onboard and letting her share her expertise, was one of the best decisions I could have made!

This was a trip of a lifetime. We owe a lot of the success to Noelle and can not thank her enough.

Would we do it again?? ABSOLUTELY!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Fantastic Tour de France

Reviewed By Coach B - Hickory, NC | Traveled to France ~ Europe
Noelle is awesome, from initial planning to last minute changes and requests. Her knowledge and thoughtfulness enhanced the trip planning. These qualities make her one of the best!
She takes such good care of you and your plans with such personal care and then covers all the details to make it a smooth trip.
Because of her skills we were able to have a family trip for the ages.


I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Leaves and Lobsters for Lisa's Birthday

Reviewed By Coach B - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Massachusetts ~ USA
Noelle was awesome planning this surprise trip for my wife.
Her expertise and thoughtfulness helped us have a wonderful New England fall trip.
She was able to plan a trip that allowed us to see so many areas and yet relax as well.
Noelle is the best!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Awesome Trip Out West

Reviewed By Emily - Charleston, South Carolina | Traveled to Jackson Hole ~ Wyoming ~ USA
Noelle is very helpful, experienced, and professional. She was very attentive to our needs and helped create a detailed itinerary for our fantastic trip out West. We highly recommend her services!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A knowledgeable and personable travel agent

Reviewed By Carolina Girl - Conover, NC | Traveled to
A friend put us in touch with Noelle and we are so glad she did. At our meeting with Noelle, she spoke Of the many places she had been and different trips that she had coordinated. I felt that she was so knowledgeable about all of these places. Where to stay, when to go, etc. Several of those were trips Were ones that I would want to go on one day. It was good to know she was someone I could call for help planning another trip. Noelle helped us to plan a cruise and Coordinated it with another family. She took care of the details and made the planning easy for us. She was Always very responsive to any questions that we had. Many thanks to her for helping us to have a lovely vacation!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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First group trip was a winner!

Reviewed By TreeLady - Newton, NC | Traveled to
This was our first experience with a group trip, or even with a trip planned by someone else. We were exceptionally pleased with the quality of the transportation, the lodgings and the food. The guide, Boaz Shalgi, was outstanding! We didn't have to worry about any of the details; they were all handled for us.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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GreatvTrip to Israel

Reviewed By Gail - Gastonia, NC | Traveled to
Thank you so much for such a well planned trip. I really have nothing that could have been improved upon. The accommodations, meals, and tours/tour leaders were great. I have been on many trips and have never been on one before that had all the expenses included. Great job by everyone!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Israel trip - December 2015 - January 2016

Reviewed By Carol - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to
The trip far exceeded my expectations. I never felt uneasy and always felt completely safe!! I learned a great deal from the leaders and my fellow travelers! It was apparent from start to finish that Noelle had a hand in the details! Flights were well coordinated. The guides were always on time, ready to roll. The bus was comfortable. The accommodations in all three hotels were wonderful. The diversity from the desert Oasis Resort to the kabutz by the Sea of Galalee was perfect. Food was great! But the best part, by far, was the leadership! David's faith in Jesus and passion for Israel and the scripture lessons brought the trip to the holy land to life. I cannot thank David enough for all the preparation and prayer that went in to each day. He and Boaz complimented each other in an amazing way....blending faith and culture! It was an experience I will never forget!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle keeps you in the loop

Reviewed By Kelsey - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to
Noelle kept me and my family in the loop with my trip to Israel! It was a trip of a lifetime. It was so nice to not have to worry about all the details and know that everything was taken care of.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle did all the work in planning so we could just enjoy our trip!!!

Reviewed By TKeller - North Carolina | Traveled to
Noelle was so wonderful to work with our busy schedules and plan a great vacation for our family and friends. So when our son was married the next summer, Noelle made all the arrangements for a fantastic honeymoon. We love working with Noelle. She will be planning all our adventures in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Trip to Holy Land

Reviewed By T and T - Catawba County, NC | Traveled to
We worked with Noelle as part of a group making arrangements for a 10-day trip to Israel this year. She was very responsive and her information was very clear and easy to follow. We appreciated her prompt follow-ups and pleasant manner in working with our group.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She planned with care and detail!

Reviewed By Jane M. - Durham,NC | Traveled to
I cannot thank you enough for how you cared for us through our trip - from the beginning to the end! We had a wonderful time and our only hiccup was the plane departure. The Royalton was a great fit for us. We chose to primarily stay just at the resort and relax, enjoy the pool and read. Robbie and Emily went on a sailboat ride one day but other than that, we found our favorite pool, made friends with Estaban and Diego who cared for us well, soaked in the sun and pool and enjoyed some good reads! The food was good and the weather was great! We enjoyed the gym and some water aerobics too! I only went in the ocean once. There was some seaweed but it wasn't awful and didn't smell. I just more enjoyed looking at the ocean and being in the pool. Robbie told them we were celebrating our anniversary and we came back to the room to find the Jacuzzi tub drawn with rose petals sprinkled and a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. Our 25th wedding anniversary is in November. I would highly recommend it to others as well as recommending our wonderful travel agent! And, what a nice treat to come home to a bottle of nice wine. Certainly unnecessary but greatly appreciated!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Took care of every detail.

Reviewed By Nellie - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Everything flowed smoothly. all inclusive made the trip carefree. Excellent use of time for touring.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Fabulous, honest expert on travel!

Reviewed By Dallas - Wilmington, NC | Traveled to
Noelle is great to work with! She is knowledgeable and honest about so many aspects of travel. Highly recommended. She has coordinated a Europe trip and a honeymoon cruise for me and my wife.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Wonderful European trip!

Reviewed By NancyI - Hickory, NC | Traveled to Europe
Wonderful trip to Europe - Noelle helped make this trip an unforgettable experience!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Always plans our trips!!!

Reviewed By Heather - Disney Cruise | Traveled to
Noelle takes the stress out of planning and traveling! It is always nice to have her looking out for you while traveling! Another great trip by Noelle!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Knowledgeable, quick to respond

Reviewed By Allen - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle handled details as expected in timely fashion.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle is very knowledgeable and responsive!

Reviewed By Danny - Seneca, SC | Traveled to
Noelle was spot on with information, answers, and reminders. All of the logistics of the travel were expertly planned. No surprises and no missteps. I will definitely use Noelle again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Excellent Service

Reviewed By Kenny W. - Granite Falls, NC | Traveled to
We found Noelle after contacting another travel agent who wanted us to tell her what we wanted... which is why we were using a travel agent to begin with! Noelle was WONDERFUL! She patiently worked with us to understand what we were looking for and then made recommendations accordingly. She helped us understand the pros and cons of each option as well as options for travel insurance. She not only booked everything for us but then she was also VERY helpful in following up with us to be sure we were well prepared for our trip. Having returned from our vacation, I can tell you that Noelle nailed it. I would HIGHLY recommend Noelle to anyone wanting to travel!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle puts the customer first.

Reviewed By CK - North Carolina | Traveled to
Noelle is amazing. She listens to what the customer is seeking and she matches the destination perfectly! She's knowledgable and resourceful. She is honest with what she would recommend were it her trip, and give you options based on budget, timelines and trip focus. She's also delightful to work with. She works around your schedule and is available for questions no matter how simple or complex. She Is passionate about travel and that makes working with her so enjoyable.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She goes over and above every time!

Reviewed By KLH - Randolph, NJ | Traveled to
Noelle ensures she knows her client by asking probing questions. She then offers a variety of suggestions, pointing out the possible pros and cons of each. She discusses alternatives in depth with you. Once you make a decision she reviews your decisions to ensure there are no misunderstandings before she books anything. She ensures you have all the reservation information, required documents (up-to-date Passport, etc.) and suggests and helps you with trip insurance when warranted. And definitely over and above, she tracks every flight that every client is going on and calls the client if there are delays or complications, which she helps resolve. I've never dealt with an agent as thorough as Noelle!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Great trip

Reviewed By MM - NC | Traveled to
Great trip, well organized, proceeded without a hitch, no unexpected complications or troubles. Would use again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Knowledgeable and professional

Reviewed By WM - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
I recently led a church tour group to Israel. Noelle helped plan and made all necessary travel arrangements for our journey. She was very professional, knowledgeable and responsive to my questions and the needs of our group. Noelle was a joy to work with!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle made planning our family vacation so easy!

Reviewed By Party of 5 - Hudson, NC | Traveled to
I just returned from a wonderful vacation on Norwegian Cruise Line, and wanted to thank you for helping me book it. It was my family's best vacation ever...you took care of every detail and we are so appreciative. We cannot wait for you to help with our next one!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She took care of everything!

Reviewed By Melissa - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle knew what she was doing when she put together our Israel trip! We didn't have to worry about a thing. Our tour guide took care of our lunch and the hotels provided breakfast and dinner, so we didn't have to worry about anything. We had an awesome time getting to know the other people on our trip, including our tour guide (he was full of dad-jokes, and they were awesome), who Noelle knew personally. Thank you, Noelle, for taking care of everything and making our trip unforgettable!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Our honeymoon exceeded all expectations!

Reviewed By SatisfiedCustomer - Fayetteville, NC | Traveled to
The most helpful, professional travel agent we could have asked for! After explaining to Noelle what my wife and I were looking for in a honeymoon, she immediately presented us with several options right up our alley. She spent a lot of time helping us to narrow our options and getting us the best deal. We were both looking for a quiet, beautiful beach destination and in the end decided on Bucuti and Tara in Aruba. When we checked in, there was a care package from Noelle waiting on us in our room. And of course it turned out to be the vacation of our dreams. Thanks Noelle!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She did all the work. My part was simple.

Reviewed By S Burnett - Conover, NC | Traveled to
Noelle handled every detail of my trip. She stayed in touch with me throughout my trip to ensure I was aware of my schedule and monitored airlines for any flight changes. She took all the work and anxiety out of the trip so I could enjoy myself.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Made everything so easy!

Reviewed By HBK - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle has helped me plan two trips everything in the planning process and the trips she has made so easy! Our last trip we were coming back from Scotland and after arriving in New Jersery I had an email from her letting us know our flights were delayed! We spent the entire day in the airport! Around 8 pm our flight was canceled! I called Noelle and she was a life saver! She called and started a claim on our travel insurance and found a hotel near by and booked a room for us!! It was so wonderful to have her help at this time since we were so tired from travel and sitting in the airport all day!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Always Thorough

Reviewed By Steve - North Carolina | Traveled to
I and other family members have booked many trips through Noelle. She has never let us down and we have enjoyed our relationship with her. Can't imagine planning a trip without her knowledge and input.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle is all about the details!

Reviewed By Susan - NC - NC | Traveled to
Noelle has been our travel agent on three separate trips (two cruises and one trip to the Grand Canyon area). She keeps an eye out for what she knows we would like and makes suggestions to meet our family's needs. I think the best recommendation is that we called on her for multiple trips! We will be calling again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Great trip. She walked me through all of the decisions.

Reviewed By Tom - Shelby, NC | Traveled to
Once we told Noelle where we wanted to go and what we wanted to do, she gave us plenty of options that would have taken me hours to do. Once we decided on our trip, there many other decisions to make and she guided us through each one. When we had questions, she got back to us quickly and made the planning process pretty stress-free. I would definitely use her again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Attention to all the details

Reviewed By Jim - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle recently coordinated our 10 day tour of Madrid and southern Spain which involved air, train, and rental car transportation, 4 different hotels, multiple destinations, guided tours, etc. So many things could have gone wrong, but due to Noelle's exceptional planning and forethought, this trip was literally flawless. She thinks of everything and I can't imagine traveling in the future without her assistance. Fantastic job!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She is wonderful

Reviewed By Nikki - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Noelle is great at her job. Once you decide on what trip you want to take then she does everything else for you and you don't have to worry about anything.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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our amazing Rhone River cruise

Reviewed By Karolyn - Leland, NC | Traveled to
Noelle helped us select the perfect river cruise based on our wishlist - an AmaWaterways Rhone River cruise that started in Lyon and ended in Barcelona, Spain. She coordinated all of the logistics and bookings, and found us an amazing pre-cruise hotel in Lyon - a former convent next to a Roman amphitheater and on a hill overlooking the city. The cruise was first class in every way and the trip was worry-free and hassle-free. Noelle ensured every detail was taken care of from take off to our return home!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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responsive to changes

Reviewed By Connie - North Carolina | Traveled to
Noelle was great about informing us that we could upgrade or change our seats. Since this was a group trip, I found her proactive information to be better service than usual. My other group trips were not helpful with seat changes or upgrades.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Israel

Reviewed By Phil - Hickory, NC | Traveled to
Everything about the trip went off without a hitch. All plane reservations were in order, hotels were expecting us, and the tour went as advertised. United Airlines was not and is still not our favorite airline.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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43 sites visited

Reviewed By Dorrie - Hickory, NC USA | Traveled to
Excellent trip. Our Jewish guide knew the history and the stories. We actually got to walk where Jesus walked (100% guaranteed) the paving stones to the Synagogue. Learned a great deal of detail about each site. Good walking shoes absolutely. Israel is rocky, sandy, and very uneven. Battery operated fans are good and so are wet scarfs. Food is excellent and plentiful but different from USA. Documentation available from every site. The people are friendly and helpful (bus driver took my husband (who walks with a cane) under his wing and protection (Israeli army) is everywhere. We even went to Golan Heights and Palestine. Everything is very close together. Loved this trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Couldn't have planned our trip without her!

Reviewed By Monica - Hickory, North Carolina | Traveled to
My husband and I could not have planned our honeymoon without the help of Noelle! We traveled to Cancun the last week of January 2016. We gave her our price range and she provided us with multiple hotel options. She outlined all of the details for us giving us the pros and cons of each resort, yet in the end not pressuring us to pick one resort over the other. She always responded in a timely manner and went above and beyond to help us. We even had to contact her over the holidays to switch our return flight due to my husband's job. She took care of it in a timely manner. She also helped us plan our excursions and did the research on the one's that had better reviews than others. We were able to contact her with any questions while we were gone on our trip as well. Overall, I would highly recommend Noelle to anyone! She goes above and beyond what her job outlines and my husband and I will definitely use her again to plan trips in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Advise that honeymoons are planned by travel agent.

Reviewed By Aaron Miller - Shelby, NC | Traveled to
Without a doubt made the planning aspect easy. No worries about agenda, booking, or anything except making sure I was at airport on time. Well worth going through a travel agent such as Noelle. We were very pleased to work with her. Her assistance throughout the process from recommendations to the final booking was exactly what I was looking for and needed during the stressful time of wedding planning. Thank you Noelle for everything you did. Cannot wait to go through you again to make a return trip to Jamaica!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Noelle is just wobderful!

Reviewed By Cyndi - North Carolina | Traveled to
Noelle goes above and beyond to provide the best service possible. She is always honest and open to getting us the best deal possible. We are a more mature couple and she takes our needs into account when helping us plan trips. You will not be sorry if you choose to work with Noelle.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Relax, Enjoy. Noelle takes care of the details!

Reviewed By first time cruise lovers 5 star experience - hickory NC | Traveled to
Noelle organized a cruise for us (3 mothers and daughters). She provided a great overview and helped us decide what we wanted to do. Getting 3 busy, working moms to make a joint decision and meet a deadline is not easy. She gave gentle reminders as deadlines loomed and worked beautifully with us. One of the moms has already had Noelle book her family vacation. I know our family will use her expertise to plan the next vacation. She actually checked in with us on our drive to FL and checked to make sure the cruise ship met our expectations when we checked in. We all really appreciated her extra effort and care.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Awesome Planning equals an Awesome Experience

Reviewed By John - Charlotte,N.C. | Traveled to
Give credit where credit is truly due. From the time I decided to go to Israel to the time I got home I never worried about anything. Noelle kept me informed of what I needed to give her and by when, every step of the way. There were absolutely no unpleasant surprises or experiences.I had one of the most incredible, informative and fun trips I have ever encounterd.The flights , the transfers , the advanced information was spot on and timely. The hotel accommodations and tour guide where exactly as I had expected and hoped for. Thank you for an incredible experience!!! I am looking forward to working with you again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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She helped plan a High School Reunion Cruise

Reviewed By Georgie Boy - Tallahassee, Florida | Traveled to
Noele was an awesome travel agent who assisted us in planning and executing a great cruise with folks who were high school classmates back in the late 1950's! Alwasy available for questions and excellent is handling questions and issues throughout the entire process! Always ready to help clarify any issues/problems, etc. and Noelle was a great problem solver. She stayed involved throughout the planning of the cruise and helpful with suggestions and ideas to make this a memorable event! She stayed involved even after the cruisewas over to be sure folks had a great time! (We all did!)
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Easy to work with

Reviewed By tarheeltraveler - NC | Traveled to
Noelle is our official family travel agent. All my family plus my extend family use her to plan all our vacations. Great and easy to work with plus an attention to detail.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Available!

Reviewed By Steve - Friendswood, TX | Traveled to
Noelle answered all our strange and inconvenient questions quickly—and helped set our minds at rest. Often I sent a question at night by email. Most every time, I got an answer later that very night. She is very responsive; we appreciated that!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A 5 Star Agent All the Way!

Reviewed By 2015Cruiser - Livingston, NJ | Traveled to
Noelle helped me plan two cruises this year which was so awesome because I'm a working mom of three! She was extremely patient in answering all my questions while providing me with all the available choices and best pricing! Noelle is so knowledgeable and is always thinking about what would work best for my family. And I'm so grateful that she follows up and sends reminders so I feel that I dont have to worry about staying on top of everything. It is great to have her as a resource and get her recommendations. Noelle provides stellar service!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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