Burkhalter Travel was founded in 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin. We have been serving travelers' needs for more than 50 years! Burkhalter Travel was founded on the principle on providing professional travel advice and outstanding service for the best travel value for our customers......a tenet that holds true to the present day. We have grown to become the largest travel agency in southern Wisconsin by living and adhering to this principle.
We understand that different travelers have unique service needs. Our Vacation Travel Consultants know the most popular destinations as well as those "less traveled" places that provide unique experiences. Our Business Travel Consultants understand the needs of the "road warrior" as well as the occasional business traveler. Our Group Travel Coordinators devote their entire day to cruise and vacation groups, corporate and association business meetings, incentive travel and tour groups. Our Burkhalter Tours division offers domestic and international escorted tours, including day trips and theatre tours.
Please let us assist you with your travel needs. Our knowledgeable staff will save you precious time and money while providing award-winning service."
Click on the names below to discover their areas of expertise, professional certifications achieved and where they have personally traveled.
Burkhalter Tours- 6501 Mineral Point Rd. Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-833-1525 or 800-556-9286
Elaine, Tour Coordinator, Ext. 261
Join Elaine in exploring the world through group touring! Elaine has spent years developing strong relationships with tour companies located both in the U.S. and throughout the world, having started with Burkhalter Tours in 1995. As a group tour specialist, she can help you find the perfect tour. Her personal travel experiences make her a knowledgeable advisor.
Thinking about Alaska? Ask Elaine. She's been there several times - touring, cruising and fishing (ask her about the 110-pound halibut she caught)! Whether you're interested in a leisurely tour of Europe, a biking tour in Ireland, the convenience of touring in Washington, D.C., a trip to Machu Picchu in Peru, pony trekking in Iceland, or climbing the Great Wall outside Beijing, she can help you pick your next tour because she's been there. Ask for a copy of the Burkhalter Tours newsletter featuring exciting group tours to a great variety of destinations.
Kathy, Tour Coordinator, Ext. 260
After working for about eight years as a travel agent, I joined Burkhalter Tours (Fall of 2005) as a Tour Coordinator, and I'm still loving the work I do here.
In our department we create and implement one-day excursions to nearby places of interest as well as extended group tours. When people ask me what we do here, I tell them we do it all, from Branson to Beijing. The variety keeps things interesting for us, and judging from the feedback, for our travelers as well. Occasionally, I have the opportunity to accompany one of our groups, which affords me the chance to experience our tours from our travelers' point of view-an invaluable tool when it comes to planning new tours.
I love to talk travel, so feel free to pick my brain. I have visited nearly every corner of the U.S. and I'm only two continents short of my seven-continent goal. What is my favorite destination? Generally, wherever I'm going next, but I do find myself returning to the British Isles quite often. I earned a BritAgent specialist designation several years ago, and I try to visit as often as possible to keep up my knowledge of the land of my ancestors.
I firmly believe that traveling not only expands your understanding of the world, but leads to a sense of self-discovery as well. I'm sure I'll never know everything there is to know about every place in the world, but for as long as I can, I'll keep traveling and trying to figure it all out!
Certified Travel Associate (CTA); Disney Specialist; Cruise West Specialist; Cancun Specialist; Las Vegas Specialist; Park East Safari Specialist; Certified Brit Agent.
West - 6501 Mineral Point Rd. Madison, WI 53705
Betty, Vacation Travel Agent, Ext. 217
Hi! I'm Betty and have been with Burkhalter Travel since 1996. I started in the travel industry in 1994. I have cruised the Caribbean and enjoyed a week in Jamaica with my family as well as several trips to Disneyworld. I've also visited Grand Cayman and Mexico. Major cities in the U.S. that I have traveled to include Phoenix, Washington, DC, San Diego, New York, Boston/Cape Cod, Atlantic City, Tampa and Miami.
As a travel consultant, I would like to help you with all your travel needs. When I am not working or traveling I enjoy camping, biking, Badger football and watching my two children play sports.
Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC); Sandals Specialist; Walt Disney Specialist; Holland America "Five-Star Agent"; Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) Specialist Plus; Celebrity Cruises Specialist.
Pat, Business Travel Agent, Ext. 235
Although I started with Burkhalter Travel in 1994, my travel experience includes previous employment at two other Madison area travel agencies. I also worked as an "On Site" business travel agent for a Madison firm. I enjoy all aspects of business travel and I am happy to assist my clients with their diverse travel needs.
Jennifer, Vacation Travel Agent, Ext. 211
I have been a travel agent since 1993 and just recently re-joined the Burkhalter family. In almost 20 years of being a travel agent I have worked in leisure and corporate sales but enjoy the leisure side of travel much more. I think that making someone's vacation a dream vacation is what it's all about.
Over the years in my career I have taken advantage of some great travel opportunities such as jungle trekking in Costa Rica, exploring Machu Picchu in Peru, game drives in South Africa and enjoying the beaches in Mexico (Cancun, Riviera Maya and Puerto Vallarta), Jamaica, St. Thomas and Punta Cana. Of all the places I have traveled, the destination that keeps calling me back is Alaska and the Yukon. Burkhalter Travel has given me several opportunities to lead groups to Alaska which I've enjoyed but have also traveled there independently many times.....7 times total!
When I'm not working with my clients or traveling, I enjoy being with my family and friends, riding with my boyfriend on his Harley Davidson motorcycle and watching all the great sports teams we have in Wisconsin. Please contact me and I will be happy to assist with all your travel plans.
Kristine, Vacation Travel Agent, Ext. 215
My name is Kristine and I am a Vacation Travel Consultant at Burkhalter Travel's Mineral Point Road office. With an undergraduate degree in cultural geography and business, I began my career in the travel industry designing and coordinating U.S. and Canadian motorcoach tours. I later attended travel school and have been working as a travel agent since 1988.
Although I have done some business travel, my primary focus is on vacation travel. I consider myself an expert on Japan, having lived there for one year studying Japanese culture. During that time, I traveled throughout Japan and also spent time in Hong Kong and China. I have traveled to eleven European countries and Jamaica, and have cruised the Mexican Riviera as well as touring several U.S. cities.
I learned early in my career that my clients are my biggest asset as well as wonderful assets to the company I represent. I therefore provide my clients with excellent service to assure they will return to me and that we can establish a long-term relationship.
In my spare time I enjoy folk painting, spending time at our cottage in northern Wisconsin, and reading.
Globus/Cosmos Specialist; Disney Specialist; Cayman Island Specialist; Norwegian Cruise Line Specialist; Club Med Specialist; Holland America Academy Program; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Spafinder; Choice Hotels Specialist; NYC & Company Specialist; Hilton Caribbean Specialist; Brisas Hotels/Resorts Specialist; Avalon Resorts Specialist; Aston Hotels/Resorts Specialist; Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks Specialist; Austria Specialist; Alaska Certified Expert; Acapulco Specialist.
Bonnie, Vacation Travel Agent, Ext. 271
Bonnie's experience at Burkhalter Travel has been a varied one. She has been with the travel agency for 23 years working in administration, as a trip director, and as a travel agent in both vacation and group travel. Other experience Bonnie brings to her position is four years with a convention and visitors bureau and experience in the hospitality industry.
Bonnie has traveled throughout the United States, including seven visits to the Hawaiian Islands. She has spent time in most major cities and visited many of the popular tourist sights in the USA including Alaska and Denali National Park. New York City is her favorite place to visit at least once a year and enjoys booking Walt Disney World for her clients. Another favorite is cruising. Bonnie and husband, Scott Mast, a partner in Burkhalter Travel, have been on more than 25 cruises over the years, visiting many tropical destinations more than once. Mexican destinations include Cancun, Riviera Maya, Cozumel, Ixtapa, Mazatlan, Cabo San Lucas, and Bonnie’s personal favorite – Puerto Vallarta. Caribbean visits include the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Belize, Roatan, Jamaica, Tortola and Nevis. Bonnie’s expertise internationally includes stays in China, Switzerland, Netherlands, Italy and multiple visits to France and England. Bonnie has been a tour escort for one of her favorite cities – Paris.
Bonnie's strong customer service skills and travel experience make her a good source for any client.
Certified Beaches Specialist.
Donna C., Travel Consultant, Ext. 216
Hello. Hi, my name is Donna. I enjoy providing customer service with a smile and will treat your trip like it is my own. I come from an extensive hotel background and love the travel industry.
I am a native of Colorado but I now call Madison my home. As a youth, I lived in Haifa, Isreal for 2 1/2 years and, upon returning to North America, have lived/worked in Michigan, Canada, California, Maryland, Washington DC and Colorado.
I have travelled to Europe multiple times visiting London, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna, Norway and Sweden. I have also had the pleasure of spending time in Indonesia and the island country of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean. My second language is Persian (Farsi).
I look forward to meeting you and taking care of your travel needs!
Dan, Business Travel Agent, Ext. 234
Laurie, Business Travel Agent, Ext. 233
Hello, my name is Laurie and I'm a business travel agent with Burkhalter Travel. I've been in the travel business since 1975, having started in Madison as a leisure travel agent. I have been doing corporate travel for about 14 years, six of which were with an agency in Chicago with very heavy corporate business. I have also arranged group travel, escorted groups, and arranged business meetings in both the U.S. and Europe. I really enjoy the fast pace of business travel.
I have traveled in Europe (England and Switzerland), to Barbados and St. Lucia in the Caribbean, and to Cancun, Mexico. I've visited many areas in the U.S. including Washington, D.C., Miami, Ft. Meyers, Orlando (Disney World), Phoenix, Seattle, Portland, Dallas, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Monterey, Billings, and Fargo.
In my spare time, in addition to traveling I enjoy flower gardening and watching old movies. I live in Portage with my husband, Ron, and our old English sheep dog.
I look forward to helping you with your business travel!
Mark, Business Travel Agent, Ext. 232
Hello. My name is Mark and I joined Burkhalter Travel in January 2003. Prior to my employment with Burkhalter, I worked for 6 years at a large, corporate travel agency in Chicago. I was responsible for much of the VIP/International travel for my clients and have quite a bit of experience with travel arrangements throughout the world.
As an agent, I've had the opportunity to travel extensively. I've been fortunate to visit places such as West Africa, Thailand, Jamaica, Paris, London, Mexico and much of the Southern Coast of Brazil. Domestically, I've traveled throughout Southern California, Louisiana, Florida and the East Coast (having lived in New York City for several months). I look forward to serving your business travel needs.
Burkhalter Group Department - 6501 Mineral Point Rd. Madison, WI 53705
Bob, Group & Incentive Sales
Originally from Dodgeville, I moved to Madison in 1998 after living in Milwaukee and Minneapolis since 1982. I've worked in the Incentive Travel & Marketing field since 1982, specializing in travel that includes incentive groups and corporate meetings.
I have had the opportunity to travel with client groups throughout the past years to destinations that include Mexico, the Caribbean, parts of Asia, Europe, Canada, Hawaii, Alaska and several other U.S. cities and resort areas.
Our group travel department is committed to making all travelers feel like winners in every way. This requires special attention to detail at every stage in the process from destination selection and itinerary design to accurate pre-trip services and communications to responsive, flawless on-site fulfillment. We can provide our clients a turnkey travel program or fulfillment of only the services they may require.
My time outside the office is spent enjoying writing, reading, biking and hiking.
Patrick, Director of Group Sales, Ext. 255
Hello, I'm Patrick and I have been in the travel and tour business since 1995. From corporate and incentive to leisure and groups, I've done it all. Since 2001 I have focused almost exclusively on group tours. I truly enjoy watching families, friends, neighbors, or colleagues traveling as a group while experiencing the world together. Previously I have owned a U.S. based Tour Company specializing in travel to Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. I consider Ireland my second home and have had the privilege of visiting the land of my family many times while developing lifelong friendships throughout the country. As part of the Group Department at Burkhalter, it is my goal to make sure you experience timely, accurate and friendly service to go along with a great trip.
Certifications Achieved: Irish Tourism Board (Bord Failte) Shamrock Club member; British Tourism Authority Brit Agent; Scottish Tourist Board Scotsmaster.
When not working or traveling I enjoy spending time with my wife, son and daughter. I enjoy hiking, visiting waterparks with my kids, taking our Golden Retriever to the dog park and lots and lots of fishing.
Pat, Group Coordinator, Ext. 250
My name is Pat and I have been in the travel industry since 1984. After previously working in the business travel department at Burkhalter Travel I have been working with groups for almost 20 years!
I like working with groups as I enjoy the attention to detail that is required. No group request is too unusual, and each group is unique in its own way. Working with groups allows me to be creative and draw upon my travel experience which includes multiple trips to Europe, Asia and the Orient, and travel throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. From 10 people to 1000 people, I’ll get you there!
When not working, I am an avid sports fan—cheering for the Green Bay Packers as well as rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers!
Wendy, Operations Manager, Ext. 251
Hi, my name is Wendy and I am glad to be back and part of the Burkhalter family! I previously was a group travel coordinator for 5 years before moving to Las Vegas to get my Bachelor's Degree from UNLV. I have returned to Wisconsin and am happy to be back in the travel world.
My international travel experience includes Ireland, Italy, Germany, Austria and Mexico. Domestically, some of my favorite places are Hawaii, Disneyworld, Colorado, San Diego, Washington DC, Nashville and, of course, Las Vegas. I have also started my baseball stadium tour while following the Milwaukee Brewers and am up to 11 stadiums.
East - 615A North Sherman Avenue (in Lakewood Plaza)
Phone: 608-241-7500 or 800-414-7166
Judy, Cruise Specialist/Branch Mgr.
I'm Judy, Manager of Burkhalter Travel's Sherman Avenue office. I have been employed in the travel industry in the Madison area since 1980. Having worked as a travel consultant, cruise specialist and as branch manager, my training and experiences have been many.
I am a Certified Travel Counselor and an Elite Cruise Counselor Scholar - this is the highest level of cruise specialization and there are only 13 people in the United States with this designation! In addition, I am a Destination Specialist in Latin America, Western Europe and the Caribbean. I am certified as a River Cruise Specialist and a Cayman Islands Specialist.
My cruise experiences have taken me to the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean, Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, Canada and New England, the Panama Canal, trans-Atlantic on the QE2, the Hawaiian Islands, steamboating on the Mississippi River and a Star Clipper cruise.
I have traveled to Europe - Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Austria. I have also visited South Africa, Canada, Australia, the USA, and have traveled extensively in the Orient and Asia.
Certified Travel Counselor (CTC); Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC); Master Cruise Counselor (MCC); Elite Cruise Counselor (ECC); Elite Cruise Counselor Scholar (ECCS); Holland America Line 5-Star Agent Certification; Official British Tourist Authority Destination Specialist; Disney Specialist; Princess Cruises Specialist; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Destination Specialist for the Caribbean, Western Europe and Latin America; Costa Rica Specialist; Trinidad & Tobago Specialist; Uniworld Grand River Cruises Specialist; Globus Specialist; Commodore Certified Travel Agent-Cunard/Princess.
Sharon, Travel Consultant
Hi! I'm Sharon, a travel consultant at Burkhalter Travel's Sherman Avenue office in Madison. I have been in the travel business since 1989. I enjoy traveling and do it whenever I can manage to get away. I have traveled extensively in the USA, including Hawaii and Alaska. I have also been fortunate enough to visit some major cities in Canada and the Caribbean, and have spent time in Guatemala and Costa Rica. I've traveled to Europe (Ireland, England, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy & Turkey) and enjoyed a Greek cruise as well as cruises to the Caribbean and Alaska. I've had the opportunity to escort groups to Las Vegas and have also escorted bus groups.
I enjoy working with people and look forward to helping you plan your next vacation!
Princess Expert; Disney Specialist; Ski Specialist; Hawaii Destination Specialist; Celebrity Cruises Specialist; Portugal Specialist; NCL Specialist Plus; Grand Cayman Specialist; Trinidad & Tobago Specialist; Myrtle Beach Specialist; MGM Mirage Master Specialist; Austria Expert; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Germany Destination Specialist; Destination Wedding Specialist; Grenada Specialist; Apple Vacations Specialist.
Fitchburg - 3050 Cahill Main, Suite 2 Fitchburg, WI 53711
Phone: 608-441-0151 or 888-522-4269
Donna B., Travel Consultant
Travel has been a lifelong calling for me. I began my career in travel in 1985 as the owner of a travel agency in N. Wisconsin. My primary expertise is in European travel, particularly France. I speak French and have escorted groups throughout France. Other destinations with which I am personally familiar include: Scandinavia, Germany, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Thailand, China, Mexico, and Costa Rica. I have cruised the Eastern and Western Caribbean, Panama Canal, the Greek Isles, as well as the canals of France. Within the U.S., I have traveled to NYC for theatre, New Orleans for the food, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, New Mexico, Montana primarily for the outdoors and especially white-water rafting.
In 2000 I took a hiatus from the travel industry to hold elective office. My political career included six terms as City Council Alder and one term as Mayor in a city in N. Wisconsin. I moved to Madison in 2012.
My own leisure interests include movies; acting and directing community theatre productions; cycling, canoeing, kayaking, and white water rafting; cooking; and Latin dance.
I am happy to assist you with your leisure travel needs to help you create truly memorable vacations!
Virginie W., Travel Consultant
Hello. Hello! My name is Virginie Wiesman. I was born in France and lived there for 26 years before moving to Wisconsin in 1995. I have been a travel agent for several years and have handled both leisure and corporate travel. I currently work as a leisure agent and love helping people with all types of travel and all destinations.
My travel experiences while living in Europe include France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Greece and England. Since I have been in the US, I have traveled to Mexico, Washington DC, Tennessee, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota. My big passion is hiking and I have also been to some of the national parks in Arizona, Utah, Wyoming and South Dakota to hike the trails.
When not working, I enjoy walking or biking the many trails the Madison area has to offer and singing.
Brenda, Branch Manager
Hello! I've been in the travel industry since 1985. How time flies when you are learning and experiencing this diverse industry! Over the years I have handled business, group, leisure and wedding travel. I am very pleased to be managing our Fitchburg location.
My travel experiences include Alaska; California (several times from San Francisco to Disneyland, San Diego and lots in between), Belize, Costa Rica; Mexico (Cancun, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, the Riviera Maya and Cabo San Lucas); Colorado (hosted a ski group on Amtrak to Winter Park); Nevada (Reno, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas); Florida (Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Key West, Orlando and St. Petersburg); Texas; North and South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Bar Harbor Maine; Group escort for 2010 Rosebowl. I have also inspected and cruised on more than 20 ships.
I live in Evansville with my husband, Mike. I have two sons, one in college and another in the Marine Corp. When not working I enjoy boating, gardening, hiking, and biking.
Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC); Collette Vacations Expert; Pennsylvania Specialist; Outrigger Specialist; Disney Specialist; Ski Specialist; Fairmont Hotel Specialist; Budget Smart Agent; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Certified Sandals Specialist; Apple Vacations Specialist; Cozumel Specialist; RCCL Specialist; Puerto Rico Specialist, Secrets/Dreams/Zoetry/Now Resorts Master Agent, US Airways Vacations Specialist, Riu Partner Club Agent.
Oregon - 763 N. Main St., Oregon, WI 53575
Phone: 608-835-8474 or 800-537-0419
Debbie, Branch Manager
Hi, my name is Debbie, Manager of Burkhalter's Oregon office. I have been in the travel industry since 1993 and joined the Burkhalter Team in July 1999 after moving back from Colorado. We all work to hard so that's why I enjoy finding people that perfect vacation or quick little get away.
Of course, I enjoy traveling myself. I've been to different areas in the US including Hawaii. I've enjoyed cruising as well. And Cozumel, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Punta Cana, Jamaica, Bahamas, and Grand Cayman have been great places to visit. We can't always travel to all the destinations so I like to learn more by taking destination specialist courses.
When I'm not traveling or at work I enjoy relaxing a little, camping, fishing and a little hiking--well more like scenic walks. I would love to help you find the perfect vacation. Please stop in or give me a call.
Caribbean Destination Specialist; Holland America Line 5-Star Agent Certification; NCL Specialist Plus; Palace Resorts Specialist; Sandals/Beaches Specialist; Alaska Destination Specialist; Germany Destination Specialist; Cayman Islands Specialist; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Disney Specialist; Hawaii Destination Specialist; Las Vegas Certified Travel Agent; Britain Specialist; Cruise West Specialist; Royal Caribbean University Specialist; Kaua'i Specialist; Prince Resorts Plumeria Expert; Wedding Specialist; Alitalia Italy Specialist.
Susan, Travel Consultant
My name is Susan and I joined Burkhalter Travel in 1996. I am currently working on becoming a Certified Travel Counselor and I attend seminars whenever possible.
Over time I have been able to visit many of the destinations we offer including most of the U.S. and Hawaii, as well as popular destinations such as the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. I have traveled extensively in England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy and - most recently - in Finland.
When I am not in the office or seeking out new destinations, I can be found at home working with my horse, dog sledding, or performing with the Mesoghios Dance Troupe.
Destination Specialist for North America; Caribbean Destination Specialist; Alaska Destination Specialist; Holland America 5-Star Agent.
Baraboo - 141 Third Avenue Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone: 608-356-4999 or 800-660-8359
Michelle, Branch Manager
My name is Michelle and I am a native of Baraboo, Wisconsin. I have always wanted to be a travel agent ever since I was a young girl. Following graduation from travel school I worked several years as a travel agent. Currently, I am the Branch Manager of the Baraboo Burkhalter Travel office.
I love to travel! Ask me about Hawaii and the Cayman Islands! I've been to Disney World in Orlando many times. Outside of travel, I enjoy shopping for antiques, reading, and enjoying my family.
I have traveled to many great places and I look forward to helping you plan your next trip, whether it be for business or pleasure!
Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist.
Jeaunne, Travel Consultant
My name is Jeaunne and I am very pleased to be part of the Burkhalter Travel family! My background consists of 20 years of travel agency experience both as an agent and manager. I also have an extensive background in sales, management and marketing.
Please give me a call. I will be happy to assist you with all your travel needs.
Sue, Travel Consultant
I am pleased to be part of the Burkhalter-Baraboo office (since January 2004). My background includes more than 26 years in the travel industry. I have worked in various capacities including travel agent, agency manager and as an agency owner in the Baraboo area.
I enjoy working with my clients and helping them to accomplish their travel objectives. I look forward to assisting you with all your travel requests.
Chalet Travel - 226 S. Forrest St., Stoughton, WI 53589
608-873-8133 or 800-733-6970
Ann, Travel Consultant
My name is Ann. I began working at Chalet Travel in April of 1977 and, in 1986, became the Manager for 25 years. Living and working in Stoughton, we pride ourselves on our small town values. Many times I have been contacted at home, and have opened the office for emergencies.
Even after all this time, I still enjoy the travel business very much, whether it's domestic or international travel. The challenge in finding the right tour for clients using their interests, destinations and budgets, is extremely rewarding. Upon their return, I encourage my clients to stop by and share their travel adventures with us. I have traveled throughout Europe, England and Scandinavia, as well as the Caribbean and various U.S. destinations.
Being located in the city of Stoughton with its proud Norwegian heritage, I have planned many individual and group tours to Norway. We at Chalet Travel have been given the honor of being appointed to the Scandinavian Travel Agents Registry. I have also been certified as a Scandinavian Travel Expert.
I will be happy to assist you with all your travel needs!
Scandinavian Travel Expert; Caribbean Destination Specialist; Holland America 5-Star Agent Certification; Alaska Destination Specialist; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Sandals Couples Resorts Specialist; Certified Las Vegas Expert; Alitalia Italy Specialist.
Mary Lou, Travel Consultant
Hi! My name is Mary Lou and I work at Chalet Travel. As a travel consultant since 1985, I've been fortunate enough to travel to many diverse areas of the world. I've been to Kyoto, Japan; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; England; the Canadian Rockies; Barbados, St. Lucia and Jamaica in the Caribbean area, and Cancun and Cozumel in Mexico. I've also traveled to many areas in the United States including Disneyland.
When I'm not working or traveling, I like to read or work out. I also enjoy watching television.
I hope you'll visit me at Chalet Travel in Stoughton ... I'd love to help you with your vacation or business plans.
Caribbean Destination Specialist; Holland America Line 5-Star Agent Certification; Certified Sandals/Beaches Specialist; Alaska Destination Specialist; Marriott Hotel Excellence Sales Specialist; Puerto Vallarta Specialist; Cancun Counselor; Alitalia Italy Specialist.
Olson Travel Service - 17550 W Bluemound Rd, Ste 202, Brookfield, WI 53045
262-782-0110 or 800-847-5921
Barbara, Vacation Travel Consultant
Barbara has an extensive travel background, having begun her career with Eastern Airlines. She has been employed with two local agencies before joining Olson Travel. Barbara works as a leisure travel agent and has traveled most of the United States, including Hawaii, Mexico and both Eastern and Western Europe and parts of Central America. Barbara will be happy to assist you with your vacation travel plans.
Dawn, Business Travel Consultant
I have been employed in the travel industry for over 25 years with the last 20 in corporate travel at Olson Travel. Prior to that, I worked as a reservationist for Funway/Funjet and served as both a vacation and corporate agent at several area agencies. I have enjoyed travel to Hawaii, Canada, the Caribbean and also been on several cruises. I will be happy to assist you with your business travel plans.
Laurie has been in the travel industry for over 25 years and still enjoys coming to work everyday!! She has sent vacationers around the world, from Las Vegas to Tahiti. Being well-traveled herself, Laurie's knowledge translates into especially memorable vacation experiences for her clients. Give Laurie a call anytime...she will be happy to assist you with all your travel plans.
Lisa, Business Travel Consultant
Hello, my name is Lisa and I've been in the travel industry for 12 years. My expertise is in corporate travel. I enjoy the fast pace of business travel and am always up to the challenge!
My past experience in the industry also includes accounting and working as a vacation travel agent. I have traveled in the United States, including Hawaii and have also traveled to Mexico. I enjoy warm, tropical beach destinations the most!
I look forward to serving your business travel needs.
Travel Headquarters - 2095 John F. Kennedy Road, Ste. 1, Dubuque, Iowa 52002
563-588-3456 or 800-383-0563
Teri, Travel Consultant
My name is Teri and I have been in the travel industry for over 25 years. I am a Certified Travel Associate and Eastern Asia Destination Specialist, having traveled to Japan, China, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.
I've also been fortunate to have traveled extensively throughout Europe, visiting Sweden, Norway, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Holland. My journeys have led me to Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Cancun, the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco and many Caribbean Islands. I've been on more than 20 cruises and experienced most of the major cruise lines around the world.
Most of the time people will tell me “you have the best job in the world” and they are right. Traveling the world, as an individual for pleasure or with groups, has been one of the greatest experiences of my life since it has allowed me to enjoy so many wonderful people and beautiful places.
I would be happy to assist you with any of your travel needs. All of us at Travel Headquarters want to help make your trip “the best ever”.
Lori, Vacation Travel Agent
My name is Lori Reed Garthwaite and I have been helping people with their travel needs for 15+ years. I recently joined Travel Headquarters as a Vacation Travel Consultant and couldn't be happier to be helping customers plan their dream vacations.
Traveling quickly became my favorite hobby after trips to Washington D.C. and to China during high school. Since then I have taken advantage of every travel opportunity that has come my way. While I enjoy every new experience that comes with each destination, I tend to be drawn to the beaches and beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean and Mexico. I've personally visited Cancun, the Riviera Maya, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta, Jamaica, Punta Cana in the Domincan Republic, Aruba, Barbados, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize, Grand Cayman, St. Thomas USVI, St. John USVI, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
My favorite part of my job is helping people explore ideas of where to go for their vacations. I am so fortunate to have traveled to so many wonderful places, so I enjoy using my personal experiences to help people choose their vacation destinations. I also love to help brides plan their destination weddings and enjoyed planning my own destination wedding in Punta Cana in 2009.
In my spare time, I work at a winery in southwest Wisconsin and also enjoy time with friends and family.
Angie, Branch Manager
Details coming soon
Nancy, Travel Consultant
My name is Nancy and I was born in Concepcion, Chile. I moved to the U.S. when I was 19 years old and have been a Travel Agent since I arrived. I have been blessed to visit many parts of the world including the Caribbean Islands of Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, St. Johns, St. Croix, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, the Caymans, Puerto Rico, Aruba, Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas and Bermuda. My travels have taken me to Argentina and Chile in South America and Costa Rica and Belize in America. In Mexico I have visited Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Mexico City, Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
I have traveled extensively in Europe, visiting England, France, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Italy (several times), Spain, Greece, Turkey and Morocco.
I have cruised several times and my favorite cruise was a Mediterranean Cruise. My travels have also taken me to the Hawaiian Islands and Tahiti.
I believe that customer service is the key to success. I provide my clients with excellent service to assure that they will return to me.