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Megan LaMaster

Hi. My name is Megan LaMaster. I reside in Indiana with my husband and 2 children. I have a passion for my family and for travel. One of my favorite things about being a Travel Advisor is helping people create lifelong memories with their loved ones. I love helping create their dream vacation, seeing photos during their travel, and hearing about their adventures when they return.

“Traveling-It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
-Ibh Battuta

Jaclyn Sprong

Disney has always been my happy place! From childhood to momhood, it has carried a special AND magical place in my heart! Not only do I have a love for Disney, but I have a love for travel. I love going new places, experiencing new things, creating memories and being a foodie along the way. I am excited to be able to take my knowledge of travel and Disney experience to help YOU create whimsical memories to last a lifetime. Don’t think of me as a travel agent, but your Vacation Imagineer!

Shauna Hanners

Shauna has been a Disney connoisseur since the tender age of 8, when she had her very first trip to Disney World. Since then she has loved all things Disney (who wouldn’t?)! She has already instilled this love to both her husband and her 8 year old identical twin daughters; planning yearly (sometimes bi-yearly) vacations to really bring the family together. Shauna believes (as Walt did) that ALL people should be able to bask in the glory that is Disney, at least once in their lives. So, she has joined the MVP team to help spread Walt’s magical dream!

Vacationing doesn’t stop there though! If Disney isn’t your thing (if that’s such a thing,) she wants to help you find the vacation PERFECT for you and your family! MVP works with many travel partners to help give you the choices you want.

Shauna has degrees and experience in both Business and Accounting; and with this knowledge she can help you find the ideal vacation within your budget. Shauna cannot wait to help you plan your best vacation ever! A Magical Adventure Awaits!

Rachelle Huebner

Wanderlust, Gallivanter, Globetrotter, Hodophile are all words to describe someone who loves to travel. I definitely am a part of this group and want to help others find or expand on their desire to travel.

For years family and friends have approached me for advice regarding vacationing so being an Independent Travel Consultant is a natural fit for me. Disney World and cruising are my specialties but I have a great deal of experience in several areas of travel. I have planned intimate couples vacations and fun girls only getaways. When I became a new Mom nearly 12 years ago I was worried it would hinder our travel schedule. At 8 months old we took our son out of the country for the first time, fast forward nearly 12 years and he is on his 3rd passport and a well seasoned traveler. I am so thankful for all of the amazing memories and adventures I’ve had due to being fortunate enough to travel.

Planning is TRULY half the fun for me. I love researching and coordinating vacations so you and your family can have a fun and stress free trip. Please contact me so we can discuss what you want out of your next trip. Whether you are looking to get the most bang for your buck or to spare no expense or seek a great adventure or want to relax by the ocean I believe that planning is the key to having YOUR dream vacation.

Areas of focus: All things Disney; Universal Studios and Resorts; Cruising; All Inclusive Resorts; Family Trips; Adult Only Trips

Vonda Mills

I have loved Disney for as long as I can remember. After traveling to Disney World, Disneyland and cruising with Disney for years sharing information and tips with family and friends, I decided that I wanted to share my knowledge with you so your vacation is magical as possible.

Kaylee Johnson

Hello! My name is Kaylee and I have an intense love for all things Disney. My husband and I were Annual Passholders at Walt Disney World for 1 year and were blessed to be able to experience all of what Disney has to offer. My favorite thing about Disney is that there is always something for everyone, no matter your age!

I cannot wait to help you plan your magical visit to the happiest place on earth! Whether it’s your first time or your 50th time, Disney has something special for you and I am here to help you plan the best vacation that fits you and your family’s needs. My job is to take the stress out of vacation planning and insert the magic! So please contact me for any help you need with planning your magical Disney vacation!

Lauren Bloss

Hello! My name is Lauren and I am a momma of 5 beautiful kiddos. We love to vacation together and we find that Disney has a lot to offer each member of the family! I would love to help you plan your most magical vacation ever that fits the needs of your family, from oldest to youngest. Finding the magic in your life is just a vacation away!

Cassie Zeider

My experience in travel is diverse. I’ve been to Mexico and experienced different levels of all-inclusive resorts multiple times. I’ve been on different cruise lines in the Caribbean and Alaska. I’ve been to Disney World every year except 2020 for the past 8 years. I’ve been to Disneyland. I’ve been to Universal Orlando multiple times. I enjoy traveling and planning vacations.

Gina Strati

Gina became hooked on Disney at an early age and has visited Walt Disney World too many times to count. She even took her passion for Walt Disney World to the extreme and did the Disney College Program. While there, she worked at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and got to know the ins & outs of each park. Whenever any family member or friend has a question or wants advice on what they should do when they visit Walt Disney World they go to Gina. Gina knows how overwhelming planning a Walt Disney World vacation can be for families and wants to eliminate stress in any way she can. Whether it be dining recommendation, what hotels give you best bang for your buck or how to optimize your time in parks. Gina will help you plan a stress-free Walt Disney World vacation.

Vanessa Fields

As a family, we are committed to making memories as often as we can. Visiting Walt Disney World has become an annual tradition that never ceases to amaze us. Each year we learn something new and reignite our love for all things Disney!

As a working mom of 2, I know firsthand how planning the perfect vacation can seem time consuming, stressful and overwhelming. What does your dream getaway look like? Wining and dining your way through Epcot? Pampering your prince or princess at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique? Unleashing your inner child in the larger-than-life Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios? Seeing your child’s eyes light up under the breathtaking fireworks display at Magic Kingdom? Maybe you’re just unsure of what a great vacation would look like. No problem, let’s dream together!

I look forward to helping ease your worries and planning a personalized, magical adventure full of smiles, laughs and memories that will last a lifetime!

Laura Aleman

My love for Disney began when I first visited as a teenager. Since then I have visited as much as possible while instilling the love for Disney in my 3 kids. I will never forget the day my then 5 year old daughter, Kristen, got to meet The Little Mermaid, Ariel. The look one her little face was simply magical. Magic Kingdom is the first park I visited and still enjoy the magic of it all. From Main Street and all the shops and delightful smells to Haunted Mansion, Space Mountain, and even the classic It’s A Small World ride. Being a Registered Veterinary Nurse, I was thrilled to hear of Animal Kingdom’s opening. I have had several friends work at Animal Kingdom so I’ve had the privilege of seeing some behind scenes where most guests don’t get to go. During one of my visits, Roy Disney’s Grandson was touring while I visiting the Animal Hospital which is something I will always remember. A friend who worked there even mailed me pixie dust once to cheer me up and boy did it work. I have so many great memories and I would enjoy helping you make your Disney memories too.

Gina Constantine

Gina has always had a special place in heart when it comes to Disney. Some of her fondest childhood memories are visiting the WDW parks and watching her favorite Disney movies!

Now as an adult, her love for Disney has grown now that she gets to share this same passion with her children. As a family, they have experienced the WDW parks, resorts, restaurants, and events such as Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Halloween on the High Seas. They hope to experience Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Adventures of Disney in the near future.

Gina is looking forwards to assisting you in your vacation planning either at the parks or the high seas. With her knowledge of the WDW an the cruise line, she will be able to provide high level professionalism in planning a magical vacation!

Kinley Boyd

Kinley has visited Disney parks in Orlando, Anaheim, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai–most of them multiple times. She likes to avoid lines and embrace fun. She also has traveled to 45 different countries and cruised 3 different continents. She wants to help you find your magical vacation places, wherever in the world those are.

Alyssa Thatcher

Hi! My name is Alyssa and I’ve been working with MVP since 2019. I love all things Disney and Harry Potter, I have two little boys who are the lights of my life and I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart since 2018. I’m super passionate about helping people and families plan their dream vacations. Let’s start planning together today!

Caroline Day

Hi Disney friends, my name is Caroline and I am excited to start planning your next Disney adventure. Disney has been a huge part of my life but now that I am an empty nester, I have the time to help others make their vacations magical. I specialize in vacations with families, teens, , adults, girls trips and solo vacations. With me, you won’t get the cookie cutter trip. Instead, I will work closely with you to customize your vacation to prioritize your interests. I strive to keep current with the ever changing “world” of Disney and will pass this knowledge onto you to make your experience magical. My job isn’t done when you book your trip. I will be available to you during your entire vacation and won’t stop working for you until you are back at home, dreaming of your next Disney adventure.

Andrew Glorioso

Andrew has been a Disney nerd for as long as he can remember. His first trip to Disney World was with his family when he was 8 years old. As an adult, Andrew spent his honeymoon in Disney back in 2015 and has been going to his “second home” regularly ever since. He even became a Disney Vacation Club member in 2017. Each time Andrew vacations he tries to find something new to experience, whether it is a new restaurant, resort, ride, or show. However, he has to watch the fireworks at the end of the night!
When Andrew is not at Disney he spends a lot of free time planning his next vacation and scouring the internet to find out as much Disney news as he can. On his 2017 trip, he decided to create a YouTube channel with his husband – So Glorio(u)s – to vlog their vacations as a way of recording all the magical memories and offer any tips or advice with anyone watching. Whenever anyone mentions they are going to Disney, Andrew can’t stop himself from finding out all the details and answering any questions they may have. He could talk about Disney all day and never tire of it. Because of this, Andrew has become the number one person to go to for Disney travel advice among his friends and family. After helping a friend plan her first Disney trip, he was told that he should do this professionally. Enter Magical Vacation Planner!
Andrew would love to plan a magical vacation for you and your loved ones. He will work with you one on one to create the perfect experiences that you have been dreaming of. The dream that you wish will come true! So contact him to spread a little pixie dust and take the stress of planning out of your vacation. It’s as easy as Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo!

Courtney Bogle

I have been to Disney World 60+ times. My first trip was when I was 3 years old. I then went again when I was 14 on a school trip. I fell in love with it and decided to save up to go for my high school graduation trip. After that I started going every year which then turned into twice a year, and now 3 times a year. I am a mom of 3 boys, whom have been going since before they were born. I went pregnant with all of them and have taken them since they were infants. My favorite park is Magic Kingdom, I always get a big grin on my face the second we step foot on Main street. I love planning my vacation almost as much as I love going. I help my family plan theirs and decided I would love to help out more people with their magical vacations.

Shannon Schiller

I think I may have caught the “Disney bug” at birth. I grew up in Anaheim, right next to the original house of the Mouse. We were annual passholders throughout my childhood and I have visited Disneyland over 100 times. I moved to Indiana as a teenager and my new Disney destination became Disney World. Over the years I’ve planned trips for just me and my husband, girls’ trips with my mom and sister, trips for just my family of four and trips for my extended family. On my last trip to Disney World, we used Disney’s Disability Access Service (DAS) since both my nephew and my daughter are autistic and have special travel needs. I have navigated Disney many times with family members who have physical disabilities, so I know the extras that are needed in the parks. Although I love Disney, it is not my only passion. I lived in St. Augustine, Florida for awhile and my husband and I were Universal annual passholders. I also LOVE to cruise, so if you need help sailing the seven seas, I’d love to share my tips and plan your trip. One of my life goals is to travel this entire globe of ours, which I’ve been able to do in part through my full-time job as a high school English teacher. This is my 22nd year in the classroom and as part of my job, I’ve gotten to lead student tours to England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Germany. This summer I’m taking students to Italy and Greece. I’ve got years of experience traveling with kids, including my own who are now 9 and 12. My goal is to make sure your next vacation is as magical as all of mine have been.

Susan Hunnicutt

Susan is a wife, mother, teacher/librarian, and a Disney enthusiast! Susan and her husband along with their 3 sons and daughter-in-law have been life-long Disney fans. We have been traveling to Orlando to experience the magic of Disney since 1979. We are very fortunate to have been able to visit Disney Parks over 50 times!

Disney is more than just a vacation. There is magic in all the details surrounding every aspect of the parks and events. There are hidden Mickeys, parades, character autographs, nightly fireworks with spectacular effects, behind the scenes tours, and so much more to experience as a family.

We are now traveling to Walt Disney World almost once a month and loving our Annual Passes. We have experienced every holiday and many special events over the years at the parks. We try to test out a new restaurant during each visit to the parks, Disney Springs, or at one of the fabulous resorts.

Susan and her family have been to California and experienced Disneyland on family vacations. Disneyland is a fantastic trip, and in many ways, very different from your experience at Walt Disney World.

We recently took a trip to Disney’s Aulani Resort in beautiful Ko’Olina, Hawaii. There are so many activities on site to enjoy that you won’t want to leave!! We highly recommend the Luau that takes place at the resort. There are plenty of opportunities for crafts, photos, dining, and dancing. The resort features amazing pools, water slides, and even a snorkeling pool. Fantastic views and the peaceful Pacific Ocean await you.

Let Susan help you experience the Magic of Disney in the best way possible.

Jennifer C Smith

Jennifer is so passionate about planning vacations and simply taking away some of the stress in that process. Jennifer is a wife & mother of three boys and three grandchildren who love Disney as much as she does! She was born and raised in Florida, and you might say that she and Disney World grew up together. Jennifer recalls many trips to Disney World with family and friends. She remembers riding on the monorail, rounding the corner and seeing Cinderella’s Castle come into view. She thought of the day when she would get the chance to do the same with her own children. On the day that finally did happen it was as magical as she had always dreamed it would be. Travel with family and friends is such a joy to her. Jenifer joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2019. Jennifer looks forward to planning a trip with you! Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Aulani, Dining Recommendations, Planning with Children and Infants, Sandals and Beaches.

Caitlin Nicely

“Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer” — A quote that I believe to be true. No matter where you go in this world, you will leave richer– with memories, experiences, knowledge, and love.

As a school counselor in a public school, I essentially get to help students plan and navigate their current academic career, as well as their futures. I think my years of helping students, partnered with my love of travel led me to a career in becoming a travel planner. I’m organized and pay attention to the little details & try to listen to your specific needs.

I am also a wife and mom to 2 little ones. We love to go on adventures– beach trips, Disney, touring Italy, cruising, and simple long weekend getaways to nearby destinations. We simply love making memories together. It’s just priceless.

I love to take this passion for travel and memory making, and give that gift to others. Planning vacations, trips, and adventures & helping couples and families create life long memories, is so rewarding. I love making each trip unique to your needs!

Focus areas: Couple and Family travel (especially with young children). Disney, Cruising, & All Inclusive Resorts.

Emily Gibson

Hi! My name is Emily Gibson and I am married with two wild and crazy boys, my oldest is 7 and my youngest is 2 years old. I have been a preschool teacher at our local preschool for 9 years now. We absolutely love traveling in our free time, making memories as family. My husband and I share such a love for Disney and traveling in general! I am hoping to help you with planning your next vacation!

Stacy Painter

Hi! My name is Stacy, and I am a Disney fan from waaaayyy back!! I have happily made my way around the hotels at the Magic Kingdom and have tons of ideas to help anyone have an amazing vacation!
Other than Disney, I have traveled extensively throughout the United States, as well as Europe. I also have experience with cruises and trips to Universal Studios.
I will be specializing in helping my clients find their perfect vacation whether it be any of the Disney parks, a cruise, Universal Studios, a Disney Destination, or any combination of the above!

Sandra LupPlace

Since my first trip to Disney Land at the age of 6, Disney has been my everything. Some of my Disney favorites include Snow White, riding Haunted Mansion, and enjoying Mickey Mouse ice cream bars. I try to travel to Disney at least once a year. Since I’m always asked to plan my family and friends Disney adventures I decided to become a Magical Vacation Planner. I love seeing the joy of others enjoy Disney.
When I’m not planning Disney adventures, I am teaching my wonderful 3rd grade students. Looking forward to planning your magical vacation.
My specialities include Disney World (traveling with children or just adults), Universal Studios Florida and Cruises (Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Holland) Looking forward to planning your next vacation!

Ceese Pope

Hello! I visited Walt Disney World many times growing up, but my obsession with Walt Disney World really started the first time I went there with my husband and 2 children. Since our first family trip, it’s all we talk about and planning our next trip! We have stayed at 7 different resorts over the years from Value to Deluxe, during all of the seasons and on all kinds of budgets. I have almost as much planning our vacations as I do on them. I can’t wait to help you plan an amazing, stress-free Disney World Vacation!

Stacy Covitz

My love of Disney started as a little girl growing up in Southern California. We went to Disneyland all the time and it was always magical! Now that I’m all grown up and married with 4 daughters, I still love Disney! My family and I fell in love with Disney Cruises and have been on 9 different sailings! One of my daughters took her first steps in the terminal!

I’m so excited to be part of Magical Vacation Planners and would love to help you plan your dream vacation exactly how you imagine it!

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Bianca Chambers

Hi! my name is Bianca, by day I work in Law Enforcement, and I have three wonderful children who keep me on my toes. My experience with Disney began when I was in high school. I was in a basketball tournament at the sports complex, and stayed at the All Star Sports Resort. At that time after visiting Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, and Animal Kingdom, I knew that I needed to return soon. As an adult I love the look on my children’s faces when we spend our days at the parks, those are priceless the priceless moments I live for! My goal is to share the love we have for Disney to others and help them in making memories for their families, and future families!

Andrea Herrold

Like most, I grew up with a love for all things Disney. However, in 2011 when I brought my daughter to Disney World for the first time, my heart was a flutter as I got to experience it through my daughters eyes. Our family has grown and I now get the pleasure of seeing my daughter and son experience all things Disney. Over the past few years, our family trips to Disney have become some of our favorite memories.

I understand the desire to make the most out of your vacation and I am here to help make that possible. It is my hope, that I can use my passion to help you create those priceless memories in the most seamless way.

Pam Howard

As both a full-time working mom and part-time travel blogger, I understand how busy life can be. That’s why I love to help others create wonderful memories with their families. I can take the stress and time out of planning the perfect vacation for you! My goal is to help you enjoy your vacation worry-free.

Alyssa Murphy

Alyssa is a lifelong lover of all things Disney. Since her first visit to Walt Disney World as a child to the annual trips she now takes as an adult she has spent countless hours learning the secrets to planning a truly magical vacation. Not only has she visited Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in California, and Aulani in Hawaii, but she even had the honor of working at Walt Disney World in Orlando as a dancer when she was still in junior high school.

She and her husband enjoy exploring not only the World of Disney, but also the world in general. After visiting over 50 countries on 4 Continents and sailing the oceans with 5 of the major cruise companies, she decided it was time to share her love and knowledge of travel with others. Alyssa is excited to use what she has learned through the years to help families experience the magic and joy of a special family vacation.

Jessica Strauss

Hi! I am Jessica, a wife and a mother of two small children. My Disney adventure started when I was a little girl and wanted to grow up to be a Disney princess. My love for Disney has carried on into adulthood and watching the experience of Disney through the eyes of my children. For many years now my family and friends have given the unofficial title of “Disney Planner”. Throughout my many years of family vacations and Disney trips I have gained valuable knowledge that I am so excited to be able to share and help others. I would love to help you plan your perfect family vacation to Disney.

Andrea Blair-Sheldon

Traveling has been a passion for Andrea since she was little. She began taking long trips when she started Kindergarten with her first trip to Disney World. This tradition has continued with many trips throughout the years.

Andrea is a wife, and mother of boy/ girl twins and they reside on their family farm. When they are not in the fields Andrea is traveling most often with her mother and children. As a teacher, she realizes the importance of making the the memories with your children whether it is just for a weekend or a 2 week long vacation. Each trip should be planned to meet the needs of your family and she can help you do just that!

Chrissy Petersen

Hello! My name is Chrissy and I want to make your Disney vacation a Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah time! My love for Disney is rooted deep in my heart. There is nothing like rounding the corner on Main Street at the Magic Kingdom and seeing the Castle come into view. The Walt Disney company does an amazing job of putting you right in the middle of your own fairytale. I would love to help make all your wishes come true with a vacation full of Pixie Dust.

I have loved all things Disney for as long as I can remember. My passion for planning began as I planned our families first Disney World vacation many years ago. I fell in love with learning as I wanted to make memories we would cherish forever. As my children are getting older we have built countless of magical memories on our Disney vacations. Each trip we are always trying new experiences and continue to build on the wonder of Disney.

Let me help you grab ahold of the wonder and plan your magical vacation!

Laura Haehl

After 26 years of raising children, Laura is very soon to be an empty nester. Her love for all things Disney came later in life, her husband jokes, “I don’t remember Disney being part of our wedding vows.”

Looking for her purpose, Laura decided that Disney planning fit perfectly with not only her love of Disney and travel, but her amazing attention to detail, organization and huge interest in studying and learning all details and facets of Disney.

Although, Laura is new to professional travel planning she is most definitely not new to her friends and family asking for her advice, tips and help. She is excited to join a group of professionals at MVP that she can learn from.

Other than travel, being a wife and being a mom to her three adult children, Laura loves camping with her extended family, running (ran every runDisney race in 2019) and being a CASA volunteer for the children in her community.

Listening to your wants, dreams and desires is how Laura achieves planning the perfect vacation, stress free! Whether it’s a large family gathering, all adults or weekend getaway, let Laura help you make the most Magical of Memories.

Josh Wever

I am enthusiastic about spending time making memories with people that matter to you! I have taken over 60 trips in my life to date to Disney and Universal. Each visit has given me a new experience. I grew up in a family that had a passion for family vacations. I look back at these memories and am so thankful for them. These young experiences have developed an imagination and desire within me to help you plan and achieve your dream trip. Our personal individual differences and goals in what makes a dream trip different is exactly what matters when planning for your perfect trip. As my children grow up, I look back without regret on the times and vacations that we have shared making magical memories. I would absolutely love to help you, your family, and friends also have these experiences! Contact me at your convenience and let me help you make memories!

Julie Mathews

I discovered a love for Disney about 20 years ago when my husband and I visited as a young married couple. We now have 2 children and we all refer to Disney as our home away from home as it is the only place they have been to for vacation. We have visited both Walt Disney World and Disneyland numerous times and we actively count the days until the next time to be in our happy place! I have great knowledge and experience with both Walt Disney World and Disneyland and I would love to help you make it your happy place!

Kaila Spitaels

My very first time to Disney was with my Aunt and Uncle while I was in grade school. My very next trip to Disney was with my high school band. I have since been to Disney World many times with my family.

I have 3 children. 2 girls and 1 boy. Each of them with different Disney interests. Our family has also fallen in love with the Disney cruise line.

I love to travel and vacation. I also believe that everyone should have a great vacation. I would truly love to help you plan your dream vacation.

Emily Thimling

With 12 years of customer service experience, Emily prides herself in the ability to listen to her clients and deliver what they are after. World travel, regardless of luxury or adventure, has always been a passion of hers. With personal experiences in places such as St. Lucia, Antigua, Bahamas, Greece, Italy, and Ireland, Emily will go above and beyond to ensure you have the vacation you have always dreamed of.

Jessie Pritchett

Hi! My name is Jessie and I am excited to plan a Magical Vacation for you! I love sharing my joy of travel with others and being a part of your vacation memories. Whether you are planning a family vacation, a first-time trip to my favorite place – Walt Disney World, a girlfriend getaway, or your own unique travel experience, I am excited to guide you in your planning!

Contact me today to get started on an unforgettable experience at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Studios, a cruise line, an all-inclusive resort, or any other magical offering. I am looking forward to bringing you a magical time and lifelong memories!

Jamie Kelsey

Jamie Kelsey, Madison, IN

Jamie can’t wait to make your Disney vacation dreams come true! She has been planning amazing Walt Disney World trips for her friends and family for many years. Since their honeymoon in 1997, Jamie and her husband have made Walt Disney World a second home for themselves and their seven children! She has helped families of all sizes, couples young and old, and school and church groups plan their Disney vacations. There is not an event or a time of year that she hasn’t experienced in the parks. Not only does Jamie know the Florida parks inside out, but she has traveled with her family to the Disneyland Resort, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, and Disneyland Paris.

Whether you have visited the parks several times, or you are dreaming of your first visit, there are always new things to experience at the Disney resorts. She can help you plan every moment.

Jamie is an expert at utilizing your time, and making the most of every penny, in order for you to have the most worry-free and magical Disney vacation ever!

Diane Friel

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a Disney expert. I love to travel and make memories with my 3 kids and my husband, especially on a vacation to Walt Disney World. I want to share my love of travel and love of Disney with other people! I love to plan vacations and research all things Disney! I make extensive itineraries which will make going on vacation a breeze. My favorite things are everything at Magic Kingdom, especially The Haunted Mansion followed by dinner at Liberty Tree Tavern, the Art of Animation Resort, the character dining at 1900 Park Fare at the Grand Floridian Resort, Kilimanjaro Safari at Animal Kingdom and exploring the World Showcase at EPCOT. Let my personal experiences at Walt Disney World help make your vacation magical!!!

Ashley Darrow

I am YOUR travel agent!
Here to assist you in making your vacation dreams become your reality! I have extensive knowledge of Disney World, and I LOVE happy clients! Call today and we’ll begin planning your magical stay at the “happiest place on earth”!

Andi Gavin

My name is Andi. I am a wife and mother of two who discovered a passion for all things Disney related at an early age! In my spare time I love to spend time with my family, read, watch way too much television, sew, and most of all, I love to plan fantasy Disney vacations for my friends and family. I welcome the opportunity to help you plan your dream vacations!

I love planning all types of Disney vacations, whether they be an all encompassing trip for your whole family, or a quick romantic getaway for your and your significant other, my goal is to make your vacation planning stress-free! Let’s start planning your magical get away today!

Angela Childers

I live in Bedford with my husband and two children. I grew up loving all things Disney and had all the movies, all the dolls, and could sing all the songs (still can!). I visited Disneyland when I was 13 years old and can still remember being in awe. Several years later I was able to share my love of Disney with my husband and our children. My first trip to Walt Disney World was when my children were 4 and almost 2. I was once again in awe but there is something so magical about seeing Disney World through the eyes of your children. We were hooked! We made it a mission to get back to Disney World as often as possible. We love being in our “Disney bubble” where we are free to enjoy each other’s company at our favorite place in the whole world.

I am a self-proclaimed Disnerd with a pretty impressive collection of Minnie ears! I have stayed at many of the resorts and have visited most of them. I love finding new merchandise sneaking bits of Disney into my everyday life, shoes, shirts, phone cases, wallets, etc. I have experience in planning and taking trips with toddlers, little kids, older kids, and pre-teens. My son had his first haircut at Disney and my daughter has had a makeover at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, both were amazing experiences. My husband and I have also taken an adults only trip. That is the best thing about Disney, it’s great for all ages!

I am constantly researching and reading about all the new things coming to the parks. I love helping other families discover the magic and wonder of Disney. Any day that I can spend part of the day talking about Disney is a great day! I would love to help your family make new memories at the most magical place on earth.

Kendra Fortune

“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.” – Walt Disney

Kendra has always been passionate about traveling and seeing the world. From a very young age, her parents instilled in her a love for vacationing and experiencing all she can. Her many experiences have only helped this passion of hers grow throughout the years, and she is now eager to help you make magical memories of your own.

One of Kendra’s greatest loves is traveling to Walt Disney World. Kendra fell in love with Walt Disney World when she first visited there in 1983. She can vividly remember riding It’s A Small World and Dumbo on that trip. Oh, the happiness she felt! As the years went by, she was fortunate enough to visit both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort several more times. Though her love of Disney grew with each visit, it wasn’t until October 2012 when she took her own five-month-old daughter to Magic Kingdom for the first time that she realized just how magical Disney is. Experiencing this amazing place with her little girl has only intensified her love for all things Disney. Because of this, Kendra and her family have become Annual Passholders and visit the “Happiest Place on Earth” as often as they can.

Though Kendra is looking forward to helping others experience all Disney has to offer, her passion for traveling extends far beyond the Walt Disney World Resort. Kendra is excited to help you with ALL your vacation needs and desires. From cruises to beach vacations to Disney and Universal Studios packages, Kendra is your go-to gal for planning a memorable trip. Contact her today to get started…vacation is calling!

Cindy Biegel

Hi! My name is Cindy Biegel and I would love to help you plan your next adventure! I was bit by the travel bug early in my life and love going new places with my family which includes my Husband of 21 years and my four sons. One of my sons has autism which presents me with different travel and planning challenges but I have learned so much because of it. Let me share my knowledge with you and help you plan the vacation of your dreams!

Elizabeth Kremer

Hello! My name is Elizabeth and I live near Indianapolis. As a wife and mother of 3 very active boys, I know how hard it can be to find time to research and plan a vacation! I am here to listen to your wants and needs, as well as offer suggestions and tips, to customize your vacation for you!

Heather Lashbrooks

Hello! My name is Heather. My family consists of my husband of 11 years, 1 son, and 2 Labradors. We love to travel with our favorite destination being Walt Disney World but we love a little beach time as well. My son dreams of being a Disney Imagineer someday so we do all we can to support his dream. I would love to help you plan a magical vacation with memories that will last a lifetime.

Brande Stotts

Hi! My name is Brande Stotts, I’m a wife, military mother of 2 and a momma to a 4 year old.
When our older boys were younger, our FAVORITE place on earth was Disney and Universal Studios. We would vacation there every other year, since there is always something new to do, see or ride. Our love for these 2 parks became our favorite thing to do on their Spring Break from school as a family over the years…now that they are older and gone, we still want to pass the excitement on to our little guy and our grandchildren.
With my 20 plus years in customer service and with our obsession for these parks, I would LOVE to have the opportunity to help you plan your” Most Magical Family Vacation EVER !!

Alice Bartanen Blevins

As a single mom and lawyer, I love Disney because it offers a break from the chaos of daily life. I simply love that you can disappear into the Magic… I mean MICKEY will visit you during a dinner that you don’t have to cook!!! As a small business owner, and mom-preneur, I believe in doing what you love and loving what you do. I love Disney for always making our vacations memorable and accommodating my family’s needs without hesitation. My son has physical special needs and food allergies. I have never had to stress those differences when we are in the Parks or Resorts. Our Disney trips are a respite from those day-to-day worries for me. My personal Disney experiences range from multiple single and multi-family Disney World trips, RunDisney Girl Trips (Yes! … I have Dopey-ed) and a magical cruise experience with our extended family.

Other than Disney, I love spending time with my tribe of family and friends. I love live music and fun dining experiences (Disney offers both of those year round!). I decided to become a Disney planner to help support my daughter’s competitive dance experience… and because I believe in the Magic of Disney and want to help everyone have magical memories to last a lifetime! I have have been blessed to “do Disney” with my kids, their aunts and uncles, my nieces and nephews, my mom and some of my closest friends. Disney, for us, is about capturing life’s fleeting moments and spending quality time together.

I look forward to helping you have plan an amazing trip that I will be jealous of… because I’m always jealous of anyone who is hanging out with Mickey while I’m home doing the laundry:)

Amanda Ochs

My name is Amanda Ochs, and I live in Southern Indiana.
My love of Disney came from an early age when my parents took my sister and I on vacation to Florida every summer splitting the time between the beach and Disney. Disney being my favorite!
When I was just 1, I went to Disney for the first time. Since then I have returned to the happiest place on earth a little over 20 times. For the last 11 years, I’ve got to experience Disney through the eyes of my youngest niece and nephew, from character dining, trick or treating at the Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and tea at the Grand Floridian. I always feel this overwhelming sense of home when I walk down Main Street.
I have experienced the Fourth of July, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Birthdays, Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party and lots of magical parades and fireworks at Disney.
I enjoy sharing my Disney experiences with others and would love to share my knowledge and enthusiasm for Disney with you! With the many trips to Disney that I’ve had, let me offer you great recommendations for Disney resorts, dining, attractions, and much more and get you started on your dream vacation today!

Ashley James

Ashley and her family have been traveling to Walt Disney World for many years. For her it was easy to fall in love with all things Disney. There is always something new and exciting to experience! Ashley is a passionate Disney traveler and enthusiast who has years of Disney travel experience, tips, and advice. Although her favorite place to visit is Disney World, she also enjoys traveling on cruises, to beaches and any place warm. Ashley would love to help you plan your next amazing vacation!

Erin Imer

I’m a mom of 2, wife, school employee, and all-around Disney lover! I decided a few years back that I love going to Disney and giving my friends advice so much that I’d love to do it for a living. So here I am! I love keeping up with all the latest Disney news and taking notes on the best snacks for your day. Disney has such an important place in my heart and my family’s. When my friends have Disney questions, I’m the one they turn to and I absolutely love it!

Jen Gaby

I am a devoted wife and a mom of 2 little ones. I am a planner through and through. It’s something that has always been a part of me and I genuinely enjoy doing it. I have a way of planning things out but still leaving room for rest and relaxation so you do not feel like you’re on a strict itinerary. Along with my passion for planning is my passion for traveling and all things Disney. I fell in love with Disney World when I was just 6 years old. I converted my husband to a Disney lover as well very quickly into our relationship. Fast Forward to now and I have been blessed enough to enjoy several trips and resort stays at both Disney World and Universal Studios.
I understand how overwhelming it can be to book all the reservations and fast passes etc. I mean why wouldn’t you want to have someone who enjoys planning so much help you plan your vacation and help take the stress off of you? I just want others to see the magic of Disney and/or travel the way I do and get a great experience with their families.

Diedra Balsley

In a world of Google and online booking platforms, you might be wondering “what do travel advisors do anyway”, and this is by no means a full list, but let me give you some insight.
I don’t just book travel. I curate travel based on the destination you want to visit, the things you want to see, and your overall travel preferences.
I add a personal touch. Instead of booking that vacation package online you “think” might be good for you, we talk it through to make sure I’m curating a vacation that’s perfect for you.
I bring my experience to the table. Online forums and Google reviews can be notoriously skewed, but when we work together on your vacation you’re getting vetted information .
I have been traveling with my children (including young twins) for many years. I am a pro at planning trips for multi-generational families and families who travel with small children.

Maggie Beam

Hello! My name is Maggie and I am a life-long Disney fanatic. My parent’s started my love of Disney World when I was younger by surprising me with a trip. I am here to help with all things Disney, including, but not limited to, dining reservations, resort stays, tickets, and special events. I also have a strong love for cruises, also given to me by my parents. I am here to be your travel expert!

Specialties: Disney, Universal, Cruising

Andrew Drummond

Andrew is happily married , who loves spending time with his Wife Courtney & two children, Isabella and Paxson. Growing up a sports fanatic in a family of 4 boys, there was always time for fun and games.

He graduated from Huntington University with BS in Computer Science while playing 4 years of collegiate baseball. Andrew is currently employed at Huntington Sheet Metal as an IT Manager & Estimator.

Andrew enjoys the process and excitement of planning Disney for his family and can’t wait to share the experience with you. Some of the best memories are visiting Disney resorts, the fireworks and shows, and the serenity that Disney brings to taking care of everything on vacation.

He loves the diversity & detail that Disney has to offer on Vacations. The endless combination of vacation possibilities Disney has to offer is never ending. Courtney and Andrew have a challenge to themselves to visit every resort for at least one evening in their life together. He thoroughly enjoys experiencing Disney and sharing the magic with others. Andrew would love to help you plan your next Disney adventure.

Jake Brooks

Jake was born and raised in the New Albany, IN area, and now lives in Shelbyville, IN with his wife, Kristina, and daughter, Lucy. When he and Kristina first started dating, she invited him to go to Disney World as part of her family’s long-standing tradition, and after experiencing the awesomeness of the Osborne Family Lights and the deliciousness of Le Cellier, he fell in love.

Since then, Jake has found his own corner of the global Disney community that speaks directly to his inner creativity. After seeing how Disney inspires so many creative people to make gorgeous works of art, Jake has been on a quest to share the side of Disney many people don’t consider. The side that brings out the beauty and the passion in others.

Jake’s been to Disney in almost every stage of life – as a kid, a teenager, a married adult without children, and now a parent. If you are looking for a Disney experience catered to who you are and what you’re into, contact Jake and he can work with you to make it happen!

Ann Brown

I am Ann Brown. I am married to an amazing Jamaican man as we have been blessed with three beautiful children. I love to travel to new places with my family. My favorite place to visit is Walt Disney World. I fell I love with it when I was 16. My high school band marched in a parade there and I couldn’t wait to go back. I didn’t get back until I was 39 and I was able to turn 40 in Disney!

We have now visited Walt Disney World several times and been able to visit Disneyland as well. We also enjoy cruising.

While I have visited several countries, there is no trip I enjoy and look forward to more than a Disney vacation!

I have a passion for traveling. If I am not traveling myself, I love planning trips and adventures for others!

I am excited to use my love of travel to help you plan your magical journey!

Sarah Campbell

Sarah’s family enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time making memories! Disney World is their favorite vacation spot and it is truly their “happy place”! Sarah enjoys the entire aspect of planning a Disney trip, including pouring over menus to decide the best spots to dine and mapping out the best routes to traverse the parks. Finding a hidden Mickey while outside of Disney is one of the little things that brings great joy to Sarah, she likes incorporating Disney in everything she does such as trying recipes from Disney restaurants, playing Disney games and unearthing Disney trivia.

While in the Happiest Place on Earth, Sarah and her family enjoy collecting & trading Disney pins, meeting characters and getting autographs and pictures, and riding all of the rides, as well as trying a new restaurant or two each time. Sarah has stayed atnumerous resorts, eaten at a great number of restaurants in the Disney World parks, resorts and the Disney Springs area, has visited all four Disney World Parks, as well as Disneyland, and can offer suggestions and tips to help make your trip magical!

In addition to Disney, Sarah and her family enjoy going on cruises and she is excited to help you plan your non-Disney trips as well!

Memories can last a lifetime and Sarah is excited to help you make lasting memories at the Happiest Place on Earth! Sarah joined Magical Vacation Planners in 2015. She can’t wait to help you plan your trip, so contact her today!

Kaitlyn Harper

My name is Kaitlyn Harper and I am twenty-three years of age. I absolutely love Disney World as evidenced by the more than fifty trips I have taken there, starting when I was seventeen months of age. My mother even took me to Disneyland to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2005. It would give me great pleasure to be able to help guests plan their trips so as to get the most they can out of their adventure. I have great information about Disney, and I would love to share it with others. I am already planning a trip for my daughter in a few months, who was just born in January, 2018!

Stacey Dickson

I’m Stacey. I am mother to 3 princesses. Vacations and family memories are very important to our family. I have been to Disney World more times than I can remember, and have explored Universal Studios, as well. My first trip to Disney World was at age 6, and I have been frequenting ever since.

Disney is my families’ favorite place to vacation. We have traveled with our family and in large groups of all ages, including an infant and great grandparents. I look forward to assisting others in getting the most out of their magical experience.

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

Amy Brewster

My love of Disney started while I was a Cast Member. I love planning Disney vacations almost as much as I love taking them! I truly believe that planning is the key to having a magical experience. I visit Walt Disney World at least once a year and I have enjoyed all types of adventures including special events such as the Halloween and Christmas parties and behind-the-scenes tours. As a mother and grandmother, my travel group has included Disney fans of all ages so I have experience planning trips that appeal to a wide range of interests. I’m very excited to help you plan a vacation full of magical Disney moments

Lorie Emmons

Since I was little, I’ve had a love for Disney and the bug for travel. I’ve always felt the importance of travel through the many ways in which you learn about yourself and those around you, and I am so blessed to extend my own knowledge and experience from my personal adventures on to others. I love getting to know my guests and understanding the ways in which I can make their vacations and memories magical. We may not always remember the small details of every year of our life, but we will always remember the special memories made while on vacation with our loved ones.

Andrea Borowiak

Hello! I am so excited to put my experience, knowledge, and skills to work for you! I would love to help you create the wonderful memories that I have!

I am a mid-western girl, a wife, and soccer mom of 3. A graduate of IU, I am a former teacher and stay-at-home mom for the last 14 years. I had never been to Walt Disney World as a child. After hearing about the wonderful vacations a good friend had taken over the years, my husband and I decided to take our family…2 boys, 1 girl, plus my mother…about 10 years ago when my children were 2, 4, and 6. It was such a fun and magical (seriously, it was truly magical!) experience that we have returned to vacation there every year since! It was such a perfect place for all ages to enjoy and share together.

As my children have gotten older, our park and vacation plans are different than they used to be. This has given me so much experience planning for many age levels. I must be doing a good job because my children always want to go back!

I spend countless hours reading, researching, and planning to make our vacations as flawless as possible so that we can spend our time there simply enjoying our vacation! I know that not everyone enjoys or has the time to do that sort of planning. That’s why I am here!Let me put all of my efforts to work for you!

Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Vacations with young toddlers through teenagers, Choosing a Resort, Dining reservations, Ride selections,

Kelsey Norrick

Kelsey loved Disney after her first visit to Walt Disney World. She knew that she was hooked after that visit and consumed herself in all things that had to do with Walt Disney World. She has had several visits to see and do as much as possible. Kelsey is always reading up on the new and exciting things Disney has to offer. She loves to share the magic of Disney with others and has since been many times with family and friends. And Kelsey wants you to experience that magic for yourself!
Let Kelsey help plan your next trip to Walt Disney World. She has a wealth of knowledge that can help the first time guest or even the seasoned veteran looking for something new. She can also plan your trip with Universal Studios, Disneyland, Adventures by Disney, Disney Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and Sandals or Beaches Resorts.
Contact Kelsey today to start adding some magic to your next vacation!

Micki Stillings

With such a fun name like Micki, it’s only natural that she loves all things Disney. Micki first began visiting Walt Disney World as a child and has carried on the tradition with her husband and their 6 children, adding Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line to her favorites.
In addition to Walt Disney World, Micki frequently enjoys traveling to such fun experiences as Universal Orlando, various cruise lines, and all-inclusive resorts in order to provide firsthand experience. She stays up-to-date on all the latest news and information to help her guests create a stress-free vacation. By getting to know her clients, Micki is able to customize an experience for them in order to create their own lifelong memories.
With so many options to choose from, it’s nice to have someone who is good at squeezing the most out of what your vacation has to offer. Whether you enjoy the hustle and bustle of a theme park or relaxing on a beach with drink in hand, Micki is happy to take care of all the details so you can truly unwind and enjoy your magical time.

Elizabeth Hippensteel

I began visiting Walt Disney World regularly starting in 2007 when my daughter was four years old. Our love and appreciation for Disney vacations has grown and expanded since then. With more than 25 visits to Walt Disney World since then, my family and I have learned to love the mouse and his house! Our enjoyment of Disney holidays has expanded with trips to Disneyland California and Disneyland Paris. Most recently we were fortunate enough to visit Disney Aulani on the beautiful island of Oahu!

One of the regular questions I get from family and friends is “Aren’t you bored of going there AGAIN”? The answer is always “No” because we have found new and exciting events and opportunities with each trip that really make them unique and different each time we visit. We love visiting during the Halloween and Christmas holidays and taking advantage of the other special Disney bonuses such as the Food and Wine and Flower and Garden Festivals at Epcot. My husband and I also take a weekend each year to enjoy the parks without my daughter so we can enjoy the Disney experience in a new way.

Whether it’s your first time visiting Disney with young children or your 20th time, I would love to help you create a magical experience that you will remember forever!

Katie Poole

Katie is excited to start living the dream by joining the Magical Vacation Planner team. At the age of 18, she joined the cast of the Disney Store in Indianapolis, IN. There, she spent 10 years making magic for guests young and old. A wife of a military veteran and mother of one, her family spends most school breaks and summer holidays visiting the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. With over 25 trips under her belt, she is often the “go to person” when friends and family need advice on upcoming trips.

Her favorite event at Walt Disney World is Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween party, and the International Food and Wine Festival at EPCOT.

Outside of all things Disney, she enjoys Disney-Bounding, theater, and cheering on her favorite hockey player..her son.

Areas of Expertise: Walt Disney World Resort, PhotoPass, FastPass+, Disney Dining, Military Offerings, Disney Vacation Club, First time visitors, Special Occasions, Traveling with infants/toddlers, Traveling with Teens. Adult Only Trips, and much much more!

Windy Martin

Hi, my name is Windy Martin! As a kid, I always loved Disney things. The movies, songs,toys, etc…but, I actually fell in love with Disney, during my first trip to Walt Disney World, in June of 1997. Over the years, I’ve made many magical memories with my family, during our vacations. For me, entering Disney property is like stepping into a world of magic. My heart is filled with a childlike spirit. I leave the cares and worries of the world behind me. Whether I am at a park, or relaxing by the pool at my resort, or dining at one of the restaurants, I can feel the magic all around me. This feeling is contagious, so be prepared to be exposed to the magic!
I decided to join the Magical Vacation Planner team, because I simply love planning trips to Disney. I absolutely love it when people ask me for advice. I could talk hours on end about Disney!
My goals are to share the magic and to personalize trips to make magical memories for as many people as I can.
I am capable of giving suggestions on parks, attractions, resorts, dining(I’ve dined at a lot of Disney restaurants), character dining, and special events such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and EPCOT’S Food & Wine Festival. I have an abundance of tips that I am willing to share to help make the most of your time at Disney.

Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, planning with groups of all ages, planning with large and small groups, dining recommendations, Disney special events, resorts recommendations,and recommendations for Disney Springs.

Colleen Pitty

Colleen has a love of all things Disney, theme parks and travel. To her, the next best thing to being on a Disney vacation is planning one. She has extensive experience with all the resort categories from Value to the Deluxe Villas. Her annual pass holder status has allowed her to experience many of the diverse dining opportunities that the parks and resorts have to offer. Now she is so excited to share her expertise with her clients.
With over 20 years of customer service experience, Colleen understands the importance of finding what her clients are looking for from their vacation. With so much to do at the Walt Disney World resort there is something to satisfy every vacation style and budget. Colleen prides herself on her ability to stay on top of all the changes and developments at the resort and keeping her clients informed as well as passing on her own tips and tricks to getting the most out of your vacation dollar.
Colleen lives in West Lafayette, Indiana with her husband and two children. She has loved watching her young children explore the parks. Whether it’s an amazing character interaction, seeing their reactions to new rides and attractions, or the emotions of watching the fireworks, these magical moments are what keeps her family coming back to Disney. In addition to her own family vacations she has successfully developed itineraries for adult only, couples trips, and large multi-generational group trips. She would love to share her passion for Disney vacations with you.

Stephanie Hiday

Stephanie is a wife and mother of five amazing children. She fell in love with the Disney “magic” after taking her oldest daughter to Walt Disney World when she was four and that was 18 years ago. After that, she and her husband have taken their family twice a year for vacations. Recently, her oldest daughter got engaged at Cinderella’s Royal Table. The love of Disney has carried on to their children as they have grown and they all feel like they are “home” as they walk down Main Street U.S.A. They have enjoyed staying at the different resorts and she knows helpful tips for large families. Each season of life brings different experiences at the parks and the adventure never ends. They have enjoyed trips to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii, and cruises aboard the Disney Dream and Fantasy. She believes the saying, “The family that plays together, stays together.” They joined the Disney Vacation Club in 2010 to further enhance their Disney vacations.

Not only is Stephanie skilled at planning vacations for families of all sizes, she is accomplished at planning couples vacations. Her and her husband make it a point to plan their own Disney getaways each year to relish in all that Disney has to offer for couples. They enjoy Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival and Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival. They also enjoy experiencing new adventures with special tours that are offered at Walt Disney World.

As an elementary school teacher, Stephanie loves the creativity and imagination that Disney inspires in all ages. She carries her passion for Disney to her classroom and loves talking to anyone about their love of Disney and their magical vacations. She lives by Walt’s words “If you can dream it, you can do it!” That has been an important life lesson that she wants to inspire not only in her own children, but also to her children at school! Her students refer to her as the teacher that loves Mickey Mouse!

Stephanie would love to use her knowledge of Disney and her many experiences to help you create your Disney dream vacation! She wants to help you plan an experience that will create lasting and lifelong memories. No matter if it’s your first Disney vacation or your tenth! There is always something new to discover and experience! From the endless delectable dining options to themed resort stays to defining what Disney magic means to you, she will help make your magical dream come true!

Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii, Adventures by Disney, Universal Studios Parks and Resorts, Sandals and Beaches All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts, Royal Caribbean International Cruises, and Viking River Cruises, Family trips with infants, teens, adults, Resort and Dining Recommendations, and couple getaways & honeymoons.

Charla Deburger

“Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.” – Dr. Seuss

First off, I am a fan of all things Disney! My Disney experiences started when I saw the castle for the first time at 3 years old. Since then, I have enjoyed numerous vacations with my husband & kids and watching the magic through their eyes. Many of my greatest memories include vacations with my family & friends. Traveling has always been a passion of mine, whether I am traveling abroad, enjoying the sun on the beach, or hanging out with my favorite characters at Disney. Some of my favorite vacation spots have been South Africa, Jamaica, and of course, Walt Disney World! My family and I are always planning our next vacation and counting down the days!

I joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2017 with a desire to share my love for travel with as many people as possible. I have loved every minute of helping my clients book amazing vacations. I look forward to seeing all the pictures and smiles from each and every trip. Knowing I can be part of making the magic is my favorite thing about my job!

If you are looking to plan a cruise, all-inclusive, theme park vacation or marking a country off your bucket list, I am here to help! I specialize in family vacations, including multi-generational trips, as well as couples vacations or a girls only trip. I know that each family and each trip is different, so I try to make each trip customized to your needs and wants to make it magical. So whether you are celebrating a special event or planning your next vacation, feel free to contact me and let the stress free planning begin!

Leia Habig

I visited Disney World for the first time as a teenager and immediately fell in love and awe of all the magic there. I have visited with friends and with my family. As an adult I have been numerous times and now enjoy getting to take my 2 kids, Elizabeth and Jacob. Every trip is different and so wonderful. We seem to add something new every time we go and know that is so much more for us to see and do.
I want to share the joy and passion with other families and make their trips as wonderful as ours have been.

Tammy Rice

I am currently working as a school secretary, but I have always had the travel bug and would love to help others plan ideal vacations. My two children have not finished college and have begun to find their own careers. I am a lifelong resident of Indiana , but I’ve traveled extensively.

Teresa Bever

Teresa first visited Walt Disney World in March of 1972 and fell in love. In 1996, when Teresa took her 2 year old daughter to Disney for the first time, a kiss on Mickey’s nose sealed the deal. Teresa has visited Walt Disney World many times since 1996, especially in the past year visiting her daughter who participated in the Disney College Program. She also visited Disneyland and is preparing to go on her first Disney Cruise.
One of her favorite Disney memories is doing the 24 hour Disney Day in 2014 with her daughter who obviously shares her love for everything Disney. Teresa can’t wait to help families with children of all ages plan their visits to the most magical place on earth!

Stephanie Wiley

Stephanie has been visiting Disney since she was a young girl. Her favorite Disney memory is when she got to share the magic of Disney with her twin boys. The joy in the boys eyes when they flew around in Aladdin’s magic carpet made their trip even more magical!

Stephanie lives in Fort Wayne, IN with her husband Andrew and their boys Austin and Brayden. Stephanie has experienced both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. She has also experienced many of Disney’s annual events such as Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival, Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festive and Special Ticket events like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.

Heather Hawkins

My name is Heather Hawkins and I have loved going on Disney vacations since I was a kid. I can still remember the magic of going through Main Street for the first time and walking through Cinderella’s Castle. Now I am the proud mom of two little girls who I can take to Disney and share the same wonderful memories that I had growing up. Disney just does vacations right; with their wonderful customer service and attention to details. My family and I have traveled to Disney World several times and have taken multiple Disney cruises. I am so thrilled to be a part of Magical Vacation Planner and share in the thrill and excitement of helping someone else experience the magic that is Disney!

Jenn Stamm

Jenn has a passion for all things Disney.  She first experienced Walt Disney World as a teenager, but didn’t fall in love with its magic until experiencing it again nearly 15 years later with her husband and two daughters.  She has experienced many of the WDW resorts, restaurants, and events such as Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, and Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Jenn joined the Magical Vacation Planner team in 2015, because she has enjoyed helping friends and family plan their magical visits for over 10 years.  She would love to help you plan your dream vacation so you can experience the Disney magic and create a lifetime of memories.

Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Resort & Dining Recommendations, Family trips, Couples trips

Shannon Murphy

I first went to Disney World when I was a small child, and now Joseph and I enjoy taking our own children. My youngest daughter took her first steps to get to Tigger at Disney! Disney is always fun, with thrilling rides, great food and awesome shopping. But, some of my favorite times at Disney are the special holiday events, such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. I have also had fun there on Thanksgiving & the Fourth of July. I want to help every family to enjoy these great experiences also – there is nothing like it!

Denise Roberts

Even after years of Disney vacations, Denise still tears up during the Magic Kingdom welcome show just before the park opens for the day. While she might enjoy the rides, dining opportunities, and shows, what drew her to Disney for the first time was a book she read years ago called Be Our Guest. From cover to cover, she was entranced by the Disney philosophy and needed to see if what its president put on paper actually translated to real life in Disney World. It did, and she was hooked.

As a high school teacher, Denise’s trips have provided much-needed vacations. More often than not, she traveled alone with her two children to Orlando during school breaks. Disney always provided a place she felt safe, and as her children have grown from 4 and 9 years old to their current 22 and 18 years, their resort choices, dining choices, and activity choices have changed. For that reason, she can provide so much insight into accommodating the needs of guests at various ages and share insights into planning trips to Disney for those who need to pinch every penny to those who have larger budgets for their vacations.

With a husband who is a chef, Denise has to describe herself as a foodie, too. She loves to share dining suggestions so guests can savor their Disney experiences. And, this woman can work that meal plan to get the most out of it!

Denise also has insight into traveling with larger groups based on 13 years as a Girl Scout leader with a troop that traveled frequently, 26 years as a teacher who travels annually with teenagers, and being the eldest child in her family who often plans the location extended family get-togethers. She can share suggestions that range from resorts to dining options and everything in between. Most recently, Denise took 15 of her high school students to Disney World for a convention and planned the adventure from start to finish for her group as well as many of her fellow teachers from across the country who knew who to contact for Disney advice. Her binder of tips and tricks has become that of legion among her peers.

Let Denise help you plan a vacation of a lifetime. She can help you pull together a fabulous Disney vacation that your family will talk about for years as well as provide strategies for making the most of your trip before you go as well as during your vacation.

Kimberly Gater

Kimberly has been a Disney fan since she was one and has visited Walt Disney World many times. These visits to Walt Disney World lead her to apply to the Disney college internship program,Kimberly work at the Emporium on Main Street USA.
Her love for Disney has lead her and her husband to get married at the Disney Wedding Pavilion October 20 1997. She is the proud mother of one Disney daughter who is 16 and has been to Disney more than 20 times. Her daughter Lauren a cheerleader has competed many times at a national level at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Kimberly resides in Bloomington IN, she wants to use her personal knowledge of all things Disney to make your experience the most magical.

Area of focus: Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Dining recommendations, Club level with Concierge, Family Trips

Beth Smith

Beth has been creating vacation magic for her guests for over 7 years. Her love of all things Disney and travel makes it a perfect combination for assisting her guests with their own Magical Vacation. As an educator for many years, specializing in children and adults with special needs, Beth can assist your family with a vacation that takes the special concerns to heart and helps you have the vacation of your dreams.

Beth has traveled domestically and internationally – theme parks, cruises, all-inclusives, beach getaways, European travel- all are in her areas of expertise. She has traveled as a family and on adults-only vacations. She also plans girls’ and guys’ getaways.

Beth’s other travel advising passion is with all types of destination weddings. She enjoys seeing the dreams of the bride and groom come true, and providing the wedding guests with a memorable event filled with fun and [email protected] .        

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Jaime Bailey

Jaime first went to Walt Disney World at age 4 and has been a dedicated fan every since. She loves the memories from her childhood, but has fallen even more in love with Disney vacations as an adult traveling with her own family. Jaime especially loves seeing the Disney Magic come alive through her daughter. Her family loves Walt Disney World and Disney Cruises and tries to visit a few times a year.

Jaime joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2014 as a way to share her passion for all things Disney. She also teaches 1st grade and has a Disney themed classroom. She wishes she could take all of her students on a Disney vacation, but still tries to bring a little pixie dust into the classroom. Jaime would be very happy to help your family plan a magical family vacation.

Laura Beth Lamb

Laura Beth specially helps to give personal care to our Spanish-speaking clients. Laura Beth is a wife & mother of two little Goofys who love Disney as much as she does! She has loved Disney from the first time she went when she was two years old. Laura Beth says she remembers magical times with her grandparents, cousins, aunts/uncles and immediate family riding on the Monorail, seeing the Magic Kingdom for the first time, the chill bumps from her first Lion King show and meeting Belle! She loves traveling with her family and loves seeing them enjoy every part of Disney.
Laura Beth joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2014, but planned travel for five years before that to different locations all over the states and the Dominican Republic! Laura Beth loves to plan family vacations, whether it’s for first time visitors or experienced travelers!
Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Aulani, Club Level Concierge, Family & Multi-Generational Trips, Honeymoons, Dining Recommendations, Planning with Children and Infants, Sandals and Beaches.

Donnitta Ahlert

I love to travel! Disney Parks hold a special place in my heart. I have been vacationing in Disney World and Disneyland since my children were small and now I’m experiencing it with my grandchildren. I vacation in Disney parks several times a year. I specialize in planning family, multi-generational, and adult only trips. Yes, the grownups like to sneak away and be kids again at Disney. I have stayed in all hotel categories and eaten at almost every Disney restaurant so I can offer you first hand knowledge and suggestions I will share special Disney tips with my guests that I have learned over the years. Since joining MVP in 2016 I have broadened my travel knowledge and now can help plan your cruise and all inclusive vacations as well. I love helping people create magical memories from vacations that they will cherish for years to come.
Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Adventures by Disney, Disney Cruise Line, Aulani , Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, Virgin Voyages, Princess, Carnival Cruises, Sandals, Beaches, Universal, Sea World, Discovery Cove, All-inclusive resorts.

Kristy Ebelhar

Kristy’s love of Disney started as an almost 2 year old when she went through the Small World ride and was absolutely smitten with all the ‘babies’ on the ride. Fast forward many years (and trips) later and she got to experience almost the exact memory with her 2 year old daughter. Some of Kristy’s biggest milestones in life thus far have been experienced with the magic of Walt Disney World, she and her husband got engaged and honeymooned there, and have dubbed Disney their, “Happy Place”. As soon as they leave they start planning their next trip.

Kristy is excited to help families start planning their memories. When you enter Disney World you truly are stepping away from reality and experiencing something that is hard to even put words to. It’s an unforgettable adventure that adults and children cherish and remember in the years to come.

Although Disney is my first passion, I also can help plan vacations to Sandals/Beaches, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and Universal. I love to travel and it’s a great joy to help others plan their vacations and live vicariously through their experiences. Each trip is unique and special and deserves it’s own set of unique plans!

Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Family trips, Honeymoons, Dining Recommendations, Club Level with Concierge, Adult Only Travel, and Planning with Children and Infants

Hilary Whitaker

Hilary loves to travel and is a proud life long Disney fan! After visiting Walt Disney World for the first time when she was three years old, she was hooked and has been nearly 40 times since. Disney is always reinventing itself so she loves the fact that there are always new things to explore and rediscover! She particularly loves exploring the Disney Parks at night when all the lights are on and the parks take on a new life. Hilary has also enjoyed visiting Disneyland California several times and cruising with Disney. One of her favorite experiences was getting to visit Disneyland Paris and she is looking forward to traveling with Adventures by Disney later this year.

Hilary joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2014 but has been helping families plan their Disney vacations for many year. She especially enjoys visiting Disney World with people who are experiencing it for the first time and has helped plan several long weekend getaways for groups of women and singles who, though they did not get the opportunity to visit as kids, wanted to experience Disney as an adult. Disney truly is for all ages!

Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Royal Caribbean, Family and multi-generational trips, Small Group Trips, Dinning Recommendations

Sara Hawn

One of the hardest questions you could ask Sara is “What is your favorite thing about going to Disney?” Every trip is new and exciting and every trip has something to see not seen before. Disney has been a part of Sara’s life beginning at a very young age. Her Grandfather was a huge fan of all things Disney and assured every few years his grand kids experienced the excitement of the parks. Sara and her two sisters are carrying that tradition on with their children.
“One of my fondest memories is our first ride on Journey into Imagination in Epcot. I turned and asked to ride again. We did but this time we all sang along with the quickly learned song. Although the ride has changed over the years we can still ride and sing along. My preschooler knows all the words and sings it daily.”
The most recent trip to the most magical place on earth I was able to experience some details on many of the resorts and many of the character meals and table dining offered at Walt Disney World.
Having a background in theatre and being an activity director for seniors planning detailed daily happenings is something Sara prides herself on. “Sometimes its the smallest details that bring us the most joy in life and the greatest adventure.” Sara can’t wait to help begin your planning and assure your trip has as many great adventures as you can imagine and more

Andrea Fields

From a young age Andrea has loved traveling whether it was to Disney, Universal or cruising. It’s hard to tell who has more fun on vacation: Andrea or her family. No matter the location, be it Walt Disney World on the Monorail, right up to taking a spin on the tea cups, or at Universal Studios in awe over the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to Avenger’s Campus at Disneyland, Andrea is a little kid again!

Andrea hopes to provide those same opportunities for you and your family. She is a natural born planner with a love of spreadsheets. Andrea would love for her passion and enthusiasm to fuel your excitement for your vacation. Contact her today!

Areas of Focus: Gluten Free travel * Walt Disney World * Disney Cruise Line * Universal Studios * Disneyland * Adventures by Disney * Sandals and Beaches Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts * Hidden Mountain Cabins in TN * cruising * Family Trips * Multigenerational Trips * Honeymoons.

Casey Ferkingstad

“Where should we go next”? This question is always popping up in Casey’s mind.
With a zest for travel and a passion in enhancing memories, Casey is ready to help you plan your next getaway!
Visiting Disney World for several years with her family has allowed Casey to experience Disney in a number of different ways. There are so many attractions for each phase of life at Disney World. Traveling with her children as toddlers, there favorite spot was Hollywood Studios with all the Disney Junior Characters! The next trip, her animal obsessed son could not get enough of all the wonderful adventures at Animal Kingdom while her daughter was all about Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Cinderella’s Royal Table! A true princess she is! Now that her kids are pre-teen, they love Epcot for all the different cultural experiences and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a must every year. If you ever want to find Casey- find the dole whip and there she will be!
In addition to Disney World vacations, Casey also has a vast amount of knowledge in both cruising vacations and all inclusive destinations. Her husband, Ryan, and she take a couples trip every year and love experiencing new destinations!
Casey’s mission is to create fun and enjoyable experiences that fulfill her client’s vacation dreams!

Heather Edwards

Heather is a wife, and mom of two teen boys. Heather has been a Magical Vacation Planner since 2012 and she would love to help you plan your next Disney adventure too! Heather always had a love for Disney, but it grew even more on her honeymoon when she and her husband experienced a land and sea vacation. She believes that Disney vacations are amazing for young and young at heart. From her experiences, Heather believes every age brings it’s own unique experiences and would love to help you create your own special moments.

Angela Chambers

After making many memories through her personal family travel, Angela joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2011 to assist others in making Magical Memories of their own. Angela is married with two adult daughters who all enjoy travel as well. Angela has helped many families and couples plan for vacations throughout the years to various destinations. Her primary destinations range from Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Aulani and cruising with Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean being her most booked cruise lines. Booking for multi-generational trips or just one family or couple is a great joy for her. Angela would love to help you plan your next adventure!

Arnetta Clark

Arnetta says, from the moment you walk through the gates at Magic Kingdom , the excitement fills your heart. She has been with Magical Vacation Planner since 2012. Arnetta and her husband Mike have two sons in college and have enjoyed each magical moment watching their children grow up at Disney World. Arnetta has experienced the Magic through the eyes of her children and now loves to give her clients the same experience. She wants clients to see and experience all of the Disney magic and help make memories that they will cherish for a lifetime.

Arnetta likes to share her experience of Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean with clients so they can forget about everything else in the world for just a few days and focus on their family.

Areas of focus: Walt Disney World Packages, Dining Reservations, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Aulani and Royal Caribbean.

Michelle Spear

Michelle’s Disney adventure began in early childhood, when she traveled to Walt Disney World with her parents, sister, and grandparents. The Disney magic was thrilling to her as a child, but the experience of sharing the Disney Parks with her husband and three children is an even greater gift. Michelle has experienced the Disney magic at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in Southern California, and also on Disney Cruise Line. Michelle would never turn down a trip to any Disney Destination, but one of her favorite experiences in the world is a nighttime walk around Epcot’s World Showcase with the people she loves.

Michelle joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2010. She loves planning first time Disney vacations for young families. Her experiences with her own children have given her a special perspective on traveling at the Disney Parks with little ones. Michelle also specializes in multi-generational trips for large family groups. She has experience in coordinating Disney vacations for every age group, including those with toddlers, teens, young couples, and senior citizens.

Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Aulani, Club Level Concierge, Family & Multi-Generational Trips, Honeymoons, Dining Recommendations, Planning with Children and Infants

Kortni Canada

Kortni has been a Disney Vacation Specialist with Magical Vacation Planner since 2009.  She lives in Mitchell, Indiana with her husband, two sons and daughter who are all big fans of The Mouse. All three kids have been visiting Disney since before they could walk or talk and they have a family tradition of shouting “Welcome Home!” each time they pass through the Walt Disney World gates at the start of every trip. Kortni proudly owns her own set of Minnie Mouse Ears and loves all the classic characters, with her favorite being Mary Poppins. She finds excitement in helping each family plan their trip knowing it will be magical and special for them in the same way it is for her own family.

Growing up, Kortni’s family visited Walt Disney World many times, and as an adult, her affinity for all things Disney has continued! She visits Disney multiple times each year, staying current and fresh on all things new with the Disney Parks and Resorts.

Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, Aulani, Club Level Concierge, Family & Multi-Generational Trips, Honeymoons, Dining Recommendations, Planning with Children and Infants