(45 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Laurie Zeller

Apple Valley, MN
Walt Disney World, Florida ~ A Dreamer's Paradise

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Adventures by Disney ~ The Stories of Our World

Machu Picchu with Adventures by Disney
Machu Picchu with Adventures by Disney

When I tell people that I've traveled to Peru with “Adventures by Disney”, many look at me quizzically and ask, “What’s that? I’ve never heard of it!” or even “So Disney has a theme park in Peru?” What is Adventures by Disney? It is phenomenal adventures that can take you across the globe to where stories actually begin. And who better to tell you the stories of the world than Disney? A company that has been telling us stories for as long as we can remember through books, movies, Broadway plays, and now through travel around the world! And the answer is no, Disney does not have a theme park in Peru.


Most of us have travel destinations on our “bucket list”. Places that we ache to visit at some point in our lives. Many have experienced just a small taste of adventure during their past vacations and find themselves hungry for more. And I think it's fair to say that everyone wants to have new experiences and see new places, surrounded by the ones we love.


If you have ever traveled to the Disney theme parks or on Disney Cruise Line, you’re familiar with the excellent level of service they provide. So you can just imagine the service they offer when taking you to places like Germany, Ireland, Australia, and China. With the assistance of some of the best guides in the business as well as local experts, you will see and do amazing things! You'll be immersed in the culture of the destination you visit through it's people and their customs. You will explore the natural beauty of the land around you. And you'll get to try exhilarating experiences that will take your breath away! Whitewater rafting in Peru, take a safari in Africa, snorkel alongside sea turtles in the Galapagos Islands, explore ancient ruins in Cambodia, zipline through the rainforests of Costa Rica, and learn Flamenco dancing in Spain. Junior Adventurers will make pizza in Italy or go on a scavenger hunt inside the Louvre in Paris.


I can honestly tell you that the Adventures by Disney vacations I’ve taken so far have truly been the most amazing trips I have ever done. With every detail taken care of. Doing things I could never have done on my own. My needs met before I knew there was something I needed. And that’s saying something coming from a travel agent who spends her days covering all the details!


Let me help you explore the world and put you in the hands of the company that you already know and trust to bring stories to life. Make your own Adventures by Disney memories!

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Adventures by Disney: Peru & Machu Picchu
Laurie at Machu Picchu

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106 of 174 people found this review helpful
Attention to detail
Laurie has had attention to every detail of our traveling, things that I never would have thought of Laurie has covered!! She has helped us before, during and after our vacations. We have had experiences we have contacted her for while traveling such as illness that she was able to make phone calls on the home front taking the worry out of details for us. After working with her over the past few years, she knows what things we like to do and puts together travel plans for us that we would not think of!
Thanks Laurie for your professional and fun planning!
Pam and Steve Oslos
Brainerd MN
By  Pam and Steve Oslos  from  Brainerd MN
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Laurie Zeller responded:
Thank you, Pam & Steve! Working with you has always been a privilege. Your kind words mean so much and I'm very grateful!

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45 of 70 people found this review helpful
Another Great Memory!
This was our 4th Disney trip and working with Laurie has been great for every trip! Very knowledgeable about the Disney experience. Full of ideas and new experiences we could try each trip.
By  The Sisters  from  Rosemount, MN
Traveled to  Orlando ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Laurie Zeller responded:
It's always such a pleasure to work with you ladies! Looking forward to the next one and I have lots of new ideas for you!

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54 of 93 people found this review helpful
DisneyWorld Florida
Excellent knowledge of Disney. Very helpful and answered all questions promptly.

We went to Disneyworld Florida. Destination below did not let me choose that.
By  Buetow  from  Apple Valley
Traveled to  Disneyland ~ California ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Laurie Zeller responded:
Thank you! So glad you had such a wonderful vacation!

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33 of 55 people found this review helpful
Trip of a lifetime
Very thorough. Our trip was seamless! We added 2 days in Vancouver prior to our cruise. Laurie orchestrated a terrific day trip to Victoria. In addition, our hotel was exemplary! We added extra time in Anchorage prior to flying home- Laurie again organized a great hotel and rental car. She willingly helped with solidifying day trips throughout our cruise and land tour. We didn't have to worry about a thing! We will definitely will use Laurie and Travel Leaders to plan our 50th wedding anniversary trip in 2020 to Europe!
By  The Real McCoys  from  Rosemount, Minnesota
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Laurie Zeller responded:
It was an honor to help you plan the trip of a lifetime! I'm so happy that everything about the trip went to beautifully for you. You had some wonderful things to enjoy during this vacation. Hopefully many new memories to cherish forever. I'm really looking forward to helping you plan yet another trip of a lifetime in 2020!!

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43 of 75 people found this review helpful
Disney Magic!
Laurie was VERY knowledgeable about our Disney World trip. Our first meeting with her we were clueless but laid out what we wanted and she did the work with finding us a great resort and setting up transportation. She explained the park options and explained the dining plans so we could pick what best fit our needs/wants. Also gave us alot of suggestions and explained fast passes and dinner reservations. Something we knew nothing about. We took it upon ourselves to book fast passes and then I had asked Laurie to look them over and she gave suggestions on that. We met with her a couple of times to ease our worries and took it step by step with the planning. We had 10 people on the trip 4 flying from a different state and that was no hassle at all. She was quick to respond to emails. Overall very pleased with the service and knowledge we recieved. I plan to head to Disney World again with my family of four, and I would definitely use Laurie again to do the arrangements.
By  Marlow family  from  Rosemount, MN
Traveled to  Walt Disney World ~ Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Laurie Zeller responded:
Thanks, Cassie! Knowing you and your extended family had such a great trip has definitely made me smile. Thrilled to hear that you want to visit the Walt Disney World Resort again and I look forward to working with you again in the future to make that wish come true!

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Destination Expert:

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  • Sacred Valley

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  • Family Vacations
  • Adventure

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  • Travel Leaders Certified Leisure Travel Specialist
  • Travel Leaders Active & Adventure Specialist
  • College of Disney Knowledge Graduate
  • College of Disney Knowledge Masters Graduate

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