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Shannon Bonadurer

Millington, Michigan Travel Agent

Destinations To Travel, LLC, a Travel Leaders Network affiliate agency

Honeymoon, Family, Couple, Adventure, Luxury

Knowledgeable, professional, enthusiastic, and caring. That is what you can expect from me, a Disney aficionado, and former Disney Fairy Tale Wedding Planner, Shannon Bonadurer.

I worked with The Disney Company in its Fairy Tale Weddings Department for 12 years and Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera for 3 years.  I have over 20 years experience in the travel industry and innumerable visits to the Walt Disney World Resort.

I have been published numerous times in national news articles, in such notable publications as The Knot Bridal Magazine, and Modern Bride Magazine as an expert on the Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Weddings and Honeymoons.  I currently own and operate Destinations To Travel, LLC and contribute regular articles to the WDW Magazine.  As an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner, my Disney expertise is endorsed by The Disney Company.

I offer personalized travel consultation and planning.  My invaluable advice and priceless insider tips, combined with my unprecedented knowledge and personalized approach result in the delivery of a truly one-of-a-kind, dream vacation experience.  I offer person expertise in travel to all destination options including cruises, Caribbean destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Mexico, and other locations around the world.

Those with disabilities will find a friend in me.  Having a child with multiple disabilities provides unique knowledge and insight for persons traveling with special needs.

Whether you desire a romantic getaway, a fun-filled family trip, or just a break from the everyday, let me and Destinations To Travel, LLC "Build Your Vacation Story!"

My Reviews

5 of 10 people found this review helpful

Excellent

Reviewed By Erica - Chicago | Traveled to
Love Shannon. So easy to deal with and quick. Makes vacation planning fun!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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6 of 12 people found this review helpful

She is the best!!

Reviewed By KrysJ - Piedmont, OK | Traveled to
She is amazing! I had been stressing over our Disney trip for weeks. I emailed her and she took care of everything for me. She has answered all of my questions in a timely manner. I will definitely recommend her to everyone!
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Great experience

Reviewed By Steve - New York | Traveled to
We booked our Disney trip thru Shannon and had a tremendous experience. She knew the all the ins and outs of Disney and third hotels and was always there to answer our many questions and make to changes to our plans. I can't say enough how great of an experience it was working with Shannon
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 9 people found this review helpful

Excellent!

Reviewed By Sarahsantii - New York | Traveled to
Shannon is amazing! She's very attentive and answered every question I asked her quickly and professionally. She found us the best deal possible and really made the planning experience easy and smooth. She's a real Disney pro and I'll be sure to go back to her for all my planning needs.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 11 people found this review helpful

She made planning easy!

Reviewed By Busy Mom - Oklahoma | Traveled to
Shannon was a great help to me. Planning a Disney vacation was extremely intimidating and time consuming. Shannon made it simple and easy. I will be using her for all the family vacation planning in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 9 people found this review helpful

Talk about going above and beyond!!

Reviewed By Bill - Colorado Springs, CO | Traveled to
Shannon did fantastic job getting out trip put together! She was incredibly responsive to our requests, and really tried to help customize our trip for our family. While I was pretty well informed about some of the activities we wanted, she had a little extra info and did a great job suggesting alternatives when some things didn't work out exactly as planned. She also got us a little surprise for our 2 daughters--bunk beds in the hotel room! I would highly recommend her whether you are a seasoned traveler or a first-timer getting your feet wet traveling as a family. We will definitely be in touch with her again!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 8 people found this review helpful

I could relax

Reviewed By suffragettecitygirl - Ontario, Canada | Traveled to
I plan trips for myself all the time, but last year I decided to give a travel agent a try - specifically Shannon since she has been so highly recommended to me. She took care of all our arrangements and made traveling a breeze. I could finally RELAX, knowing everything was taken care of and we had someone watching out for any unforeseen changes to our travel schedule!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 10 people found this review helpful

Shannon makes me feel so secure knowing I have her on to help if anything comes up.

Reviewed By Carolyn - Natick, Massachusetts | Traveled to
In the past, I had made my own reservations for our Disney World trips but once I had Shannon to help take care of things, I'll never go back to doing it myself again! I love having her experience and knowledge when deciding on resorts. It's great to know she will find and get any discounts offered. And having her make our ADRs is the BEST! She always get the tricky reservations like Be Our Guest and Cinderella's Royal Table. It's great to be able to ask Shannon any question no matter how silly or small it seems. She'll search to get an answer for you as well. And most of all, I know Shannon will be there for me if any problem arises. I'm taking my first Disney Cruise next Spring and I'm so glad to have Shannon handling it for me and answering my questions. She's the best!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 12 people found this review helpful

Super helpful planning advice

Reviewed By jwalker - Lansing, Michigan | Traveled to
Shannon is on top of things and knows when to put the money down and plan your trip! She is extremely helpful. I was a little concerned about planning so far ahead of our trip but she reassured me it was a good idea. I have a vacation account and she was willing to call Disney with me (conference call) to get my payment made. We also made last minute changes on our vacation and she took care of them right away!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 12 people found this review helpful

Who could ask for any more from a agent

Reviewed By Michelle H. - Charlotte,NC | Traveled to
I have had nothing but wonderful experiences with Shannon as our agent the past several years. She is very knowledgeable and thorough and is always willing to go the extra mile to make our vacation magical. She is always quick to get back to me on any questions I may have and on top of any situation that may occur. Last year when my husband broke his foot the week before our vacation she had a scooter delivered to our hotel as soon as we arrived and picked up the day we left for a very low cost. I know with Shannon in charge I have nothing to worry about. She takes the hard work out of planning a vacation and I know it will be perfect.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Easy-peasy

Reviewed By Carol - Oneonta, AL | Traveled to
I've planned 13-14 trips to WDW myself but I'll NEVER do so again!! Shannon made this planning the easiest ever! I'm obsessive and a control freak but Shannon put my mind at ease and got me through the planning stages so I could just enjoy all that goes with a Disney trip!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 10 people found this review helpful

Awesome experience will do it again!!!

Reviewed By Eric - PR | Traveled to
It was a pleasure to do my dream vacation. Great service overall A+++ highly recommended. Will do it again & again ???????????? Shes "The Best"
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Shannon is amazing

Reviewed By Tiffany N - Pittsburgh, PA | Traveled to
Shannon planned our week long trip to Disney. She was so patient and good with answering all of my questions. She also got us discounts that we weren't even looking for. While we were there, we had a gift waiting for us in our room from her. She is planning our Disney cruise for next year. I won't plan a trip without her.
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5 of 12 people found this review helpful

Amazing experience!!!!

Reviewed By Michael - Amarillo, tx | Traveled to
This was by far my best experience with a travel agent! I will definatley use again for my next disney experience!!!!!
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3 of 9 people found this review helpful

Planning with an expert!

Reviewed By Jessie - Millington, Michigan | Traveled to
We are planning our trip to Disney, the trip of a lifetime with 2 kids, and 2 sets of grandparents. I knew I was over my head with planning, Shannon has made it stress free. The kids are excited and she is taking lots of time and helping us through all the details. She knows her stuff!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 11 people found this review helpful

Great to work with!

Reviewed By Felicia - Massachusetts | Traveled to
Shannon has worked with my mother and I for a few years now as our travel agent! For an upcoming trip with my boyfriend, it was my turn to become the planner. As a first time vacation planner, having Shannon there to help me with all the steps has been great!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 11 people found this review helpful

Great start to the Planning Process

Reviewed By Paul M - Fredericksburg, Va | Traveled to
I have really enjoyed working with Shannon so far. She has been very attentive and has provided us with a lot of information. We have gone to Disney before using a different company and have had some bad experiences. I am already so impressed with Shannon and her knowledge of Disney and the Disney process. Thank you Shannon!
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5 of 13 people found this review helpful

Great to work with!

Reviewed By Lauren - Hauppauge, NY | Traveled to
Shannon has been so great to work with planning my December trip to Walt Disney World Resort. She is quick to respond an knowledgeable about all things Disney. I would recommend her to anyone wanting to simplify their planning process.
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5 of 13 people found this review helpful

She is a Disney planning pro!

Reviewed By C. Ward - Oklahoma | Traveled to
Shannon has made planning our Disney trip as stress-free as possible! She is so knowledgeable in answering our questions (and there have been a lot!) and was able to help us get the Free Dining promotion that we were after. She is also super quick to call or email back with answers and information. We are so excited for our upcoming Disney trip next month!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 9 people found this review helpful

She was amazing, patient, flexible, and perfect!

Reviewed By arbalcer - Millington, MI | Traveled to
Shannon was very helpful. She knew how to find the best deals. She was flexible when we had problems arise and she worked with us every step of the way. I will always use her as my travel agent.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 11 people found this review helpful

Shannon is the best travel agent I have ever worked with!

Reviewed By Ken - Atlanta, Michigan | Traveled to
Shannon is the best at what she does! She is a top notch professional. We never had to worry about a thing. She was always on top of everything. When we had an issue at out hotel in detroit, she dealt with it quickly and efficiently. We are actually discussing right now as to where we are going to ask Shannon to look into for our 2017 winter vacation. Keep up the good work Shannon!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 9 people found this review helpful

Very helpful planning first Disney trip

Reviewed By Mike - Central Minnesota | Traveled to
Shannon was a great resource in planning our first trip to Disney World I would recommend her to anyone.
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4 of 11 people found this review helpful

Shannon was awesome in helping plan my trip !!

Reviewed By Kim - Marysville , Ohio | Traveled to
Shannon was such a great help. She was quick to answer any emails with questions right away. She gave helpful tips and updated us on any changes or discounts . Will be using here for future trips and would recommend!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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4 of 11 people found this review helpful

A great first-time experience!

Reviewed By Ellie - New York, NY | Traveled to
Shannon was recommended by a friend and we couldn't have been happier. From the start, she was able to share her knowledge and direct me in terms of the appropriate room to get, the activities to watch out for and was always able to get back to me fairly quickly. We are looking forward to planning our 2017 trip with her.
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3 of 9 people found this review helpful

Very very knowledgable about everything Disney

Reviewed By Quickdraw - Saginaw mi | Traveled to
I did a lot of research on my own to familiarize myself with everything Disney and came up with a ton of questions and how to get the most out of our vacation. What Shannon did was answer everything I asked or helped me find the answer. She booked everything for us and help lay out a flawless schedule for each day and when to do what dinners and which park to visit when because of changing hours and magic hours. She never made me feel bad for asking a ton of questions. And I am a little jealous because booking and setting up all the dinners and park days with the fun passes is a ton of fun. Cannot wait to set up are next Disney vacation.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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3 of 9 people found this review helpful

Shannon goes above and beyond!

Reviewed By Kate P. - Chicago, IL | Traveled to
Shannon is the best travel agent I have ever used! She is extremely knowledgeable about Walt Disney World and helped to save me thousands of dollars. I have had a million questions and her responsiveness and patience has been truly appreciated! I highly recommend using her services for any vacation needs! She really does make dreams come true!
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3 of 10 people found this review helpful

As simple as it gets.

Reviewed By SeanS - New Orleans, LA | Traveled to
I'm usually a person who books his trips by himself and this was the first time using an agent. Shannon was a fantastic person to work with and she made things super simple. If you are looking at booking a trip, definitely give Shannon a chance. You won't regret it!
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3 of 10 people found this review helpful

Took the Stress out of Planning!

Reviewed By Jeff - Davison, MI | Traveled to
Shannon was excellent to deal with. Personable, and listened to what I wanted out of our anniversary trip. The trip was a surprise and Shannon was able to help me keep it that way throughout the planning process. Shannon also followed up with me after the trip was over. Would recommend her business to anyone. She also saved me a ton of money on the vacation.
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3 of 10 people found this review helpful

No Brainer!

Reviewed By Karen - East Aurora, NY | Traveled to
Calling Shannon at Destinations to Travel is a no brainer. Whenever I need a quote or advice, she and her team is the one I turn to! Especially when I called and referred my friend,Missy! My friend couldn't believe t hat they take care of all the details that you normally have to sit on hold for! And for her 3 little ones, she received a stuffed animal, coloring book and crayons for all of them with their final documents before travel time!
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4 of 12 people found this review helpful

She even sent my children a special gift!!

Reviewed By Mrszavitz - Millington, MI | Traveled to
This is one awesome company! They planned our first ever Disney Vacation and did a wonderful job! Shannon was very personal and always willing to help anytime no matter what the question. She even sent a special Disney gift to each of our five children. She made a magical vacation for our family and I can't wait to use her services again.
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2 of 8 people found this review helpful

The Best!

Reviewed By Bechnut77 - NW Ohio | Traveled to
Shannon did a wonderful job helping me plan our last 2 family vacations. She is very knowledgeable and courteous. She responds quickly to your emails/calls, and truly wants to help you plan an unforgettable trip. The kids enjoyed the "little extras" they sent with our trip info as well. I have already recommended her to family and friends and will continue to do so. Contact her for a magical experience!
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4 of 12 people found this review helpful

A Disney Veteran's Dream....

Reviewed By JoshD - Cincinnati, OH | Traveled to
My wife, son and I are Disney superfans...we travel to Disney 3 times a year and belong to Disney's Vacation Club. In 15 years of traveling to Disney we never used a travel agent, doing it all online. We met the folks at Destinations to Travel through another Disney friend and decided to give them a try on our trip last December. I knew I was hooked with the D2Ttravel team when I walked in to check in and asked the person at the front desk to show me which room they had assigned me...You see this is a tradition in which I make them switch my room two to three times until I am happy....an experience my wife and son HATE....well this trip I walked up to the desk "ready to rumble" and the lady kindly says....Wow, you have the best room in the resort!!! I couldn't believe it, and she was right! Not only did I have the best room, but our travel agent had spent the time to help setup our fast passes, and even left a nice gift for my family in the room as a surprise.....Give them a try, they will not disappoint, take it from this Disney veteran!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 14 people found this review helpful

The best!!

Reviewed By Marie - Clio, MI | Traveled to
For years I have planned the vacations for my husband and myself, so I've gotten pretty good at it. Well I had Shannon plan a Disney vacation for us last year and again this year for a trip in December, and know I will never be planning it myself again! She got us a great deal! And she takes care of dining reservations (which can sometimes be a pain for Disney) and anything else you might need! Making changes or tweaking plans is not an issue with her. She is a Disney fan and knows so much that she can pretty much answer any question you have, but on the off chance she doesn't know, she'll find out and get back to you fast. She's also very knowledgeable with Disney for people with disabilities. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!
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4 of 12 people found this review helpful

A friendly and knowledgeable expert!

Reviewed By Maria - New York | Traveled to
Shannon is awesome!! I have worked with Shannon twice now and referred her to two of my friends! They also loved her! She is so knowledgeable, experieced, poised, patient and friendly! She knows Disney so well. It was a pleasure working with her. Overall, a great experience!
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4 of 13 people found this review helpful

Shannon made everything so easy for me as a working Mom to plan an amazing vacation!

Reviewed By Wendy - Northern Michigan | Traveled to
Shannon has been wonderful to work with. She is extremely knowledgeable and answers texts and emails promptly. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to plan a vacation! She took all the 'work' out of researching the best package for us and knew about all the deals that I would have never found on my own!
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3 of 11 people found this review helpful

Shannon should be promoted to Disney Princess!

Reviewed By Debbie - Austin, TX | Traveled to
As a newbie to the Disney experience, Shannon helped us out with planning our Disney Cruise at every corner. When I was out of town and unable to sign up for our port arrival time, she took over an did it for me. When I came at her with something ridiculous like 87 Disney gift cards to pay off our balance, she took it all in stride! When I showed her the happy faces on my daughters when we finally told them about our dream trip, she posted the pics on their facebook page. And now that we're booking again for November 2017, there's NO ONE I would consider calling besides Shannon. I highly recommend Shannon for all of your travel needs, but she's definitely a pro with all things Disney! (And trust me, you NEED a pro!!)
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3 of 11 people found this review helpful

Amazingly Magical!!!

Reviewed By Dori - Shelby, NC | Traveled to
This was the first Disney World trip for our 2 children and she brought more magic than we could have imagined. She helped us plan the way we would surprise them with the trip. She also sent them presents and made planning fast passes and dinning a breeze. She helped ignite the love of Disney in our children. We will use her every time!!!! We love you Shannon ??
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3 of 11 people found this review helpful

DISNEY EXPERT--excellent experience

Reviewed By David - Charlotte, NC | Traveled to
Shannon knew exactly what we needed!! We were a little cautious based on past experience, but Shannon went above and beyond to help our family. Very knowledgeable about everything Disney. Great suggestions based on the information we gave her. This is the ONLY person I would deal with when planning a trip to Disney. We have referred her to several friends and will definitely use her for future trips to the Kingdom! Thanks again for all your help and advice Shannon---it made the vacation wonderful!!!
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3 of 12 people found this review helpful

She took the stress and we got all the fun!

Reviewed By Miller - Buffalo NY | Traveled to
Shannon was fantastic! She took care of everything including making sure we received the best promotional offers. Shannon ensured we had seating for the Candlelight Processional on the night we wanted it and really took away the stress of trying to ensure the perfect Disney Vacation. I didnt worry over dining reservations or schedules for special events. A couple of weeks before our trip the kids received a package with gifts from her which added to their excitement. Our vacation turned out so great we already asked Shannon to book us for this December!
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1 of 8 people found this review helpful

Shannon MADE our trip!

Reviewed By Jstokes - Davison, mi | Traveled to
Shannon was absolutely AMAZING helping me to plan my Disney trip for myself and my six-year-old! She managed every little detail from beginning to end and added personal touches from her knowledge and experiences at Disney to make our trip first rate. She was available to answer questions even while we were at Disney! I can't say enough positive things about our experience with her!
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