(67 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Jacqie Swanson

Rice Lake, WI
Adventure Travel Expert, Loves 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 c...
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100% Pure New Zealand Specialist

Sheep on a New Zealand farm
Sheep on a New Zealand farm

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 of yours. It has it all: Metropolitan cities to small towns to farmlands. Are you looking for sea shore experiences with whales, seals and dolphins? Don’t forget the bird life on New Zealand, like the elusive kiwi and bell-bird. Head to the mountains to ski Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Tour wineries in the famed Central Otago wine country. Soak in the thermal pools of Hell's Gate and the Lost Spring. Hike the Franz Josef Glacier, or bike the Timber Trail with its eight suspension bridges. It's a land of stunning mountain vistas, world-renowned hiking and biking trails, cosmopolitan cities and the unique native culture of the Maori. These barely begin to cover what your New Zealand adventure can be. Whatever your interests, you'll find them in New Zealand, and I can take you there with your own personalized itinerary.

My Travel Albums

New Zealand- West Coast
Kaikoura, New Zealand
sperm whale seen while on Whale Watch Kaikoura tou
Black Water Rafting- Waitomo New Zealand
let the adventure begin

My Reviews

26 of 39 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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17 of 22 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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22 of 32 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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19 of 27 people found this review helpful
Amazing, wonderful, best trip of our lives!
Utterly amazing. 2 of the people on our trip opted to do it alone with no agent-to their regret. Jacqui provided so much advice and expertise, it was wonderful.
By  J Morris  from  Rice Lake, WI
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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18 of 26 people found this review helpful
We Love Cozumel
Working with Jacqie is great. She always answers any questions you may have and is very prompt in returning emails and phone calls.
By  Coz   from  Spooner, Wisconsin
Traveled to  Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • New Zealand

Travel Specialist:

  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Escorted Tours
  • Bird Watching

Top Travel Partners:

  • Travel2
  • Globus
  • Princess Cruises®

Certifications/Awards:

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

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