Why Use a Travel Agent for Disney (Episode 27 – Destinations in Florida)

Have you ever thought about using a Travel Agent for Disney?

If not, then today I have a real treat for you — we will be speaking with Laura of Destinations in Florida who specializes in making your vacation dreams come true!

Disney Vacation Planner, Laura, will share:

  1. The common myths about hiring an authorized Disney vacation planner
  2. Why you would want to book a Disney Vacation through Destinations in Florida
  3. Advice for someone who has never been to Walt Disney World before and doesn’t know where to start
  4. Help with booking Dining Reservations and FastPasses
  5. And so much more!


Show Guest – Laura

Our guest today is a Disney Travel Planner at Destinations in Florida. Laura Schindler lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband and two daughters, and has successfully accomplished the feat of turning her family into Disney fanatics like her.

She is a true believer in the Disney “magic” and sincerely wants to share that joy with anyone considering a Disney trip.

She wants everyone to be as passionate about the parks as she is and hopes to instill that passion in her clients.

Laura of Destinations in Florida

In addition to Disney-related travel, she has traveled throughout the U.S. and is a big fan of the National Parks.  She is always up for an adventure but believes you can never be too prepared.

Laura is a Disney College of Knowledge graduate. As a graduate, she will help you accomplish your Disney planning goals.

Laura’s Travel Favorites:

  • Theme Park:Magic Kingdom
  • Attraction:  Soarin’ or Tower of Terror
  • Character: Mickey, of course!
  • Disney Resort: Port Orleans French Quarter
  • Walt Disney World Snack: Dole Whip

Places Laura Has Traveled

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About Destinations in Florida

Destinations in Florida is a Florida based travel agency with offices in Orlando, FL and Jacksonville Beach, FL.  They specialize in family vacations.  Their agents live and work in the #1 family destination in the world!

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Destinations in Florida: Universal Orlando’s Agency of the Year 2010, 2011, 2012

Many of their agents have worked at the popular Orlando Theme Parks, so they have the experience and advice you cannot get from any other company.

Walt Disney Vacation Package

Destinations in Florida Awards:

Walt Disney World

  • Selected as one of the 1st Earmark Agencies called Authorized Disney Vacation Planner
  • Authorized Disney Vacation Planner in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
  • Earmark Award for 2015
  • Mine Train Statue in recognition of 10th Anniversary partnering with Disney Destinations
  • 2009 Disney Destinations Top Sales Performer
  • 2011 Disney Destinations Top Sales Performer
  • Seen on the Today Show, Disney Family Fun, and more

Universal Orlando Resort:

  • Universal Studios Specialist Agency
  • 2010 Universal Studios Travel Agency of the Year
  • 2011 Universal Studios Travel Agency of the Year
  • 2012 Universal Studios Travel Agency of the Year

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Destinations in Florida Testimonials

I just want to say thank you!  We had a really good time.  We could not have done it without your guidance.  The personal touches for free amazed me.  Everytime we got an email from you, we got more and more excited with the coloring sheets, Hidden Mickey hunts, and even scavenger hunts.  The extra magic you provided was incredible.  Thanks!  

Overall, remember to always contact an authorized Disney vacation planner for any questions you may have regarding your trip.

Have you ever used a Travel Agent for Disney? Be sure to leave your answer in the comments section below.

Be sure to contact Laura to Book your next Walt Disney World vacation: laura@destinationsinflorida.com

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