Rochester, Minnesota Travel Agent
Memorable Family Vacations Specialist
My family and I at the Melia Caribe Tropical
When I go on vacation, I like to make sure that all details are taken care of (flights, hotels, transfers, sightseeing) yet also want to have some free time to explore whatever I might be interested in doing that day. I know most of my clients also want all details taken care of in advance so they can put their brain in “vacation mode”. My specialties are Disney, family travel, couples getaways, and all-inclusive resorts and escorted tours. Whether you are looking at a vacation for 1 person or 100, I can help plan a memorable getaway that you’ll remember with fondness for many years to come. I have seen many fascinating areas of the world......Fiji, the Caribbean, Mexico, China and Europe. My most recent trip was going to the Dominican Republic. My family and I stayed at two different resorts, and boy were they different from each other. I've also been able to sail with several cruise lines in the Caribbean and Europe. I’d love to share my experiences and knowledge with you about all these wonderful destinations. I've been in the travel industry since 1984 and am a Travel Leaders Certified Travel Specialist. I enjoy exploring new areas and will take care of all your travel details to make sure you have a well planned, worry free vacation.
I have received my Certified Business Travel Specialist degree and am happy to assist my corporate clients along with my business accounts making sure all travel requirements are kept. Piecing this together with my leisure background I can come up with creative ticketing ideas saving the company money, plus if this turns into a Bleisure trip I can handle that request also.
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Amazing experience and amazing agent
Thank you for your kind words. I really enjoyed helping you with your travel plans and look forward to helping you with more in the future.
Wonderful trip to paradise!
Laurie is a definite 5 - I give Laurie my ideas, requests, and price range, etc. and she researches and follows through with exactly what I am looking for. She answered all my questions and offered advice and perspective. She was prompt and thorough and made sure I had all my travel documents. We had a fantastic trip with no worries about minor details.
I appreciate your kind words and love hearing that everything went well for you. I look forward to working with you again in the future.
Thanks Birdie and Dave. You two are so fun to work with, and I look forward to assisting you with more "bucket list" travels.
on our recommendation for our 2 children and their families. Two other families
(2 sister-in laws) with their families also traveling true Travel Leaders with Laurie. I think that says a lot about Laurie we are very satisfied .God work Laurie, thank you for all your help. See you son with our next trip.
Marina & Naser Omerdic
Thank you for the kind words Marina and Naser. You have always been a pleasure to work with, and I look forward to working with you again soon.
Thank you. You have been such a pleasure to work with and I really enjoy helping plan your family trips. I look forward to helping you with your upcoming trips in the future also.
our best vacation yet
I'm so glad you had a wonderful family vacation. These are the memories you'll cherish for a lifetime. I really enjoyed helping you personalize your trip and look forward to helping you make some more special memories down the road.
best trip pyramid oasis
You are such a pleasure to work with also! I'm so glad you had another wonderful vacation.
Best all girl trip to the beach ever!
What she told us about traveling at the Cancun airport was true and very helpful!
The facility she booked us was very beautiful and clean the staff were all very helpful!
It was my pleasure putting together this trip for you. I'm so glad you had a great time!
Thanks Carol. I always love working with you on your adventures also.
Great trips every time!!
Thank you! I've always enjoyed working with the two of you also.
Great retirement celebratory trip!
I'm so glad you had a great vacation exploring this beautiful part of the world! I look forward to working with you in the future setting up more spectacular trips to create more wonderful lasting memories.
A great trip, no hiccups
I'm so glad you had a great trip! It was my pleasure assisting you in your vacation. Please let me know if there's anything else I can assist you with in the future.
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We flew to Niagra Falls, took a train (sleeper car) to Nova Scotia, flew to Bar Harbor, Maine to see more falls colors. It was a trip of a lifetime.
We are unaccustomed to making our own travel plans, and when we didn’t know where to find our shuttle, she calmly told us where to meet them. Knowing she “had our backs” was a huge peace-of-mind.
Helped us find accommodations within our budget. It was a delightful, memorable experience.
I'm was happy to plan your anniversary trip. So glad you had a wonderful time. I look forward to assisting you in your future travel needs also.
Thanks Sue! I'm so glad you had a great trip!
Fulfilled another bucket on my list!
It was fun putting your trip together. I look forward to assisting you in the future also.
Excellent connections & accomodations
Thank you. I love doing detailed work to make sure everything is exactly what my clients hope to experience. Thanks again!
We love Playa
Thank you for your kind words. I have always enjoyed working you and your family/friends. I really appreciate the business you've given me.