Apple Valley, Minnesota Travel Agent
"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer" ~ This is a philosophy that I firmly believe in and have found to be true since I started in this industry in 1993. Asking a travel agent why you should have them book your vacation versus booking it yourself online is like asking a plumber why you should have them repair your leaky sink instead of buying a wrench and watching an online "how-to" video. The answer is this: Travel professionals have spent years training to do what we do!
My Travel Experiences
My clients often ask me for recommendations on which port adventures they should take when sailing Disney Cruise Line. Now I wish I could say that I’ve done ALL of them…could you just imagine?? But alas, I cannot sail with Disney all year long in an effort to have personal knowledge ... Read more from my Port Adventure: Golden Eagle Catamaran Sail story.
Port of: St Thomas/St John
Port Adventure: St. John Eco-Hike ST-03
Cruise Date: February 2018
Be Sure to Bring: Bottled water, comfortable walking shoes, swim suit, sunscreen, towel, camera, backpack, gratuities for ferry boat crew and hiking guide.
I have a true soft spot in my heart for both state and national parks. And ... Read more from my Port Adventure: St. John Eco-Hike story.
It’s a little intimidating to have an Imperial Officer ask you if you’re aware of any Rebel Spies nearby! And no, it’s not something that happens to someone every day. But during a Disney Cruise Line sailing that offers Star Wars Day at Sea, wouldn’t it be fun to point to ... Read more from my Star Wars Day at Sea story.
The Minks Family
We had a fabulous time at Walt Disney World and on our Disney Cruise and really appreciate your suggestions that helped make it extra fun. I will without a doubt give your name to anyone planning a vacation!
The Boudreau Family
Thanks alot for taking care of ALL the details for our trip. Saving us over $1000 is just great! We appreciate it so much and we will recommend you to our families and friends.
The Martin Family
THANK YOU for helping us plan our wonderful vacation! WE HAD AN AMAZING TIME! I can't wait to DISNEY again and will absolutely work with you in that planning.
The Herron Family
Laurie is an AWESOME travel agent. Our trip to Disney would have been an expensive comedy of errors without her. Thanks again Laurie!
Attention to detail
Thanks Laurie for your professional and fun planning!
Pam and Steve Oslos
Thank you, Pam & Steve! Working with you has always been a privilege. Your kind words mean so much and I'm very grateful!
We went to Disneyworld Florida. Destination below did not let me choose that.
Thank you! So glad you had such a wonderful vacation!
Best trip of our lives!!!
You've brought tears to my eyes. I am so very honored by your sweet words, Kelly! It's always a pleasure to work with you and plan new adventures for you and your family. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!
Another Great Memory!
It's always such a pleasure to work with you ladies! Looking forward to the next one and I have lots of new ideas for you!
Even experienced travelers benefit from Laurie Zel
It was such a pleasure to work with you, Denny & Pam! It's fun to plan a trip for adults to enjoy Walt Disney World and get a glimpse of what's it's like to be a kid again. I hope you made some wonderful memories together. Thank you for your business and thank you for your service to our great country.
Excellent family trip to Florida
Thank you Travis! I'm so glad your family had such a great time on your vacation and hope I can assist you again in the future!
Laurie is a Disney Expert
Christine, you are so very kind. Over the years I have really enjoyed planning your family's magical adventures and I look forward to helping you with many more!
The Happiest Place on Earth!
Thank you for your sweet words, Bonnie! It was my pleasure to help you plan your Walt Disney World vacation where all those little details can make a big difference in the trip. The destination and the planning has certainly changed through the years, but it's a place that's just as magical as ever! I'm so glad that you found tings to be so simple and easy for you because that's my goal. I hope to work with you again on your next adventure!
Thanks, Cassie! Knowing you and your extended family had such a great trip has definitely made me smile. Thrilled to hear that you want to visit the Walt Disney World Resort again and I look forward to working with you again in the future to make that wish come true!
Thank you for your kind words, Sarah! Hearing that you had such an amazing vacation is music to my ears.
Another Fantastic Disney Vacation
Thanks so much, John! I'm honored to have repeat clients such as yourself. Looking forward to helping you plan your next adventure!
Memories to last forever.
Thrilled that your trip was stress free and enjoyable for all!
Exciting trip with the whole family, Disney World
Thank you so much, Cindy! I'm honored by your kind words. It's been a pleasure to help you with your Walt Disney World vacations and I look forward to helping you with your next adventure!
the trip was great..
Thank you! I'm honored by your kind words and so happy your vacation was wonderful.
Another great trip!!!!
I am deeply honored by your kind words, Racquel. I love what I do and am thrilled that it shows through in my commitment to help people not just have a good vacation, but a truly magical vacation. It's always a pleasure to work with you and I look forward to helping you plan your next adventure!
Best family trip ever!
Thank you so much! I know this trip meant alot to you and I'm so pleased it was everything you had hoped it would be!
Thank you for your confidence in me through the years! I've enjoyed working with you to create these journeys for you and look forward to many more opportunities in the future!
You crack me up, Bryan! So glad you found that working with me was such a winning experience!
This was the best Disney trip we have had.
Laurie is an excellent travel agent.
Our destination was Disneyworld FL.
You are so very kind. It's always fun to work with Disney lovers such as myself! And I'm honored that this trip ranks as one of your best. Helping families make amazing Disney memories is truly my passion and I'm so happy that I could help make that happen for you!
It's always a pleasure to work with you and your family! Thank you for your kinds words!