(67 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Jacqie Swanson

Rice Lake, WI

Mexico, Costa Rica, Hawaii, Jamaica, Caribbean

I LOVE the sand between my toes and the sound of the ocean. My many adventures to Mexico (Including Rivera Maya, Cozumel, Huatulco, Isla Mujeres), Costa Rica, Jamaica and other Caribbean destinations can help you plan your next adventure. When I travel I enjoy snorkeling (including with manta rays and whale sharks in the wild), bird watching, relaxing on the beach and enjoying good food and beverages-none of that is in any particular order. Let me make your vacation planning easier. Give me a call or send me an email and I can get you one step closer to that well deserved vacation. I have been a travel agent over 34 years and my experience and expertise can you find the destination and accommodation you need and deserve.

My Travel Specialties

Adventure Travel Expert, Mexico, Caribbean

I have been in the travel industry going on 34 years!! Not many people can say that.  I often get asked "What is your favorite destination?"  Well, as some people say, "you can't stop at just one".

Some of my "passions" (besides travel of course) include all things nature, birds, seeing animals...
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View of Cancun from the air

Ecuador and Galapagos Islands.

One of my bucket list destinations has been the Galapagos.  The Galapagos Islands are a year round destination, it depends on what your want to see.  I have been fortunate enough to experience a recent trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos.  It is truly a magical destination.  My favorite part????  Snorkeling...
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Visiting sea lions On Espanola, Gardner Bay

Australia Specialist

When I was a kid, I had dreams of going to Australia. My dreams have come true as an adult. I am now an Australia Specialist, with over 34 years of travel experience and have been there multiple times.  It is a fantastic destination for those those that love outdoor photography as I do.  I have had...
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100% Pure New Zealand Specialist

I have been in the travel industry over 34 years and have been a 100% New Zealand 
Gold Specialist for a number of years.  To qualify I have had to take a number of classes and have to experience New Zealand first hand.  It  is one of my favorite destinations. I can help you make it become one...
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Sheep on a New Zealand farm

My Travel Albums

Dreams Huatulco 2020
front sign of Dreams Huatulco
Huatulco, Mexico. Arrival
Part of Huatulco from the air upon arrival
Galapagos cruise- Comorant Catamaran
Comorant Catamaran and a blue footed booby
Galapagos-Santa Cruz
Welcome to Santa Cruz
Galapagos- Floreana Island
Flamingo greeting us upon landing on the beach
Quito
Quito airport
Galapagos
Me on Espanola Island- Galapagos
Black Water Rafting- Waitomo New Zealand
let the adventure begin
Kaikoura, New Zealand
sperm whale seen while on Whale Watch Kaikoura tou
Artwork around Christchurch/New Zealand
artwork about Christchurch
Cairns, Australia
Tjapukai Culture Center
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Welcome sign at the airport
Adelaide. Australia
Hello Adelaide!
Un-Cruise Hawaii
Safari Explorer- 36 guest/18cabins
New Zealand- West Coast
Australia
There is NOTHING link Australia

My Reviews

33 of 51 people found this review helpful
Best Mexico Trip Yet!
We gave Jacqie a pretty big list of requests and a smaller budget and she delivered on all of them!!! She gave us plenty of options and helped us narrow it down to the best place for us! Great vacation, can't wait to plan the next one!
By  ASaffert  from  Rice Lake, WI
Traveled to  Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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27 of 41 people found this review helpful
RETURN TO THE ROYAL NOW HYATT ZALARA
We've dealt with her for a number of years. Everything is always done right.
By  PACMAN  from  FREDERIC, WI
Traveled to  Cancun ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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25 of 38 people found this review helpful
Ya, probably the best
Very good. Very helpful and informative
By  SMB  from  Chetek, WI
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqie Swanson responded:
I am glad you had such a wonderful time. Thank you. ~ Jacqie

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24 of 36 people found this review helpful
Bucket List trip!
This was our first time visiting Alaska and doing a cruise. What a wonderful experience it was! Jacqie was able to explain everything to us prior to our trip starting, so nothing was a surprise! Great experience that we will remember forever!
By  Katty  from  Rice Lake Wisconsin
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jacqie Swanson responded:
Thank you. I do love Alaska, such a fun adventure. It was a pleasure working with you. ~~Jacqie

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27 of 42 people found this review helpful
Wonderful trip
Jacqie is a pleasure to plan trips with. We’ve loved every trip. Jacqie returns calls/emails quickly & keeps us well informed.
By  Tish  from  Burnsville MN
Traveled to  St. Kitts ~ St. Kitts and Nevis ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Australia & New Zealand
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Cozumel
  • Jamaica
  • Costa Rica

Travel Specialist:

  • Adventure
  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Small Ship Cruises
  • Beach Vacations
  • Escorted Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Couples & Romance

Top Travel Partners:

  • Delta Vacations
  • Travel2
  • Globus
  • Palace Resorts
  • Disneyland Resorts
  • Princess Cruises®
  • AMR Collection

Certifications/Awards:

  • New Zealand Specialist
  • Un-Cruise Adventure Specialist
  • Australia Specialist
  • Fij Matai Specialist
  • Viking Specialist

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