Helga Thalheimer ACC, DS

Ballwin, MO United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Honeymoons
  • Beach & Sun
  • Safari
  • River Cruising


Destinations
  • French Polynesia
  • Maldives
  • Seychelles
  • Fiji
  • Australia
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Selling Travel Since
2002
Languages
  • English
  • German

My Background

Want to swim with the sharks in Moorea or take a photo safari in Kenya? Perhaps you're interested in ballooning over the French wine regions or catching an elephant polo match in India. Whether you want to become one of the first-ever Space Tourists with Virgin Galactic, or just relax on a sun-drenched beach on a tropical island, if you can dream it I can make it happen!

As a Travel Consultant with Sixth Star Travel I can offer my vast personal travel experiences, as well as that of an agency specializing in luxury, active, and custom travel for over 30 years. Because of our experience and expertise, Sixth Star Travel provides clients with services that go beyond the typical travel agency.

Sixth Star Travel is a proud member of Virtuoso, who's member agencies are the top 1% of travel agencies - local businesses with worldwide connections. Through Virtuoso I can offer increased value and unparalleled choices you won't find anywhere else.

Allow me to orchestrate a dream vacation for you.

Places I Have Traveled


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Always Professional

By: Bob


Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2015

Helga always does a great job for us. We didn't need a lot of help for this trip, but she was right there for what we needed. Looking forward to our next adventure with Helga's help.

Cannot Be More Satisfied!!

By: Sam H.


Reviewed on: 15 Sep 2015

I decided to take my wife to Bora Bora for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I realized I could not do this alone. Tahiti Tiare agents came highly recommended to me, and of those, I chose Helga Thalheimer. I had never worked with her before, and she is not a local agent to me. From the first phone call to her, she was enthusiastic, showed she was knowledgeable, and took a personal interest in making this trip a most memorable one. From putting together the vacation package, to providing information about excursions, and what to expect on the island, she made sure that this vacation was exactly what I was hoping for in every way. The vacation was so much better than I imagined, and I could not have done such a good job if I had done this myself. I cannot be happier with her, and I would highly recommend her to any person who wants to put together a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Thank you so much, Helga. You were fantastic!

Attention to detail

By: Traveler to Europe


Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2015

I appreciated Helga's follow-through on every detail, including re-arranging flights when the airline changed its plans not long before we departed. I also was grateful for her service as a backup in case of any travel emergencies. Thankfully, we had none, but it was nice to know she was there for us.

Tahiti - 25th Anniversary & 49th Birthday Trip

By: Boyds25


Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2016

Helga was very instrumental in helping us plan the trip of our dreams - "A true Bucket List" item has now been successfully scratched off. I am an event planner but the importance of this trip could only be trusted to a professional to plan. I gave Helga my parameters and she came through and not only provided what I wanted but all of the other tips and best practices for in between flights, tour info and local info. The trip was phenomenal and so was my experience with Helga and Sixth Star Travel.
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Friendly but hard to get a hold of

By: Sara12


Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2016

Helga, Was very thoughtful in the beginning and tried to help us pick the perfect honeymoon destination that fit into our lifestyle. Once the location was picked, it seemed hard to actually get a hold of Helga to book everything. I would have to email her and/or call her a few times before I finally got through to her. But other than that she was great!

Venice/Florence/Rome

By: Venice/Florence/Rome


Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2017

Helga was very helpful in setting up our trip to various cities and coordinating drivers, side trips as well as hotels.
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Excellent planning

By: Hugh


Reviewed on: 06 May 2017

Helga took over managing this trip for us (my wife and I) after the previous travel agent closed his travel business. Helga did a great job for us, identified and corrected problems we had not appreciated and her efforts allowed us to have a much better trip than we would have otherwise had. We have already asked us to help us with another vacation this summer in Canada. We have been discussing another trip that will require her help next year.

A#1 Travel Agent

By: Robert H


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Helga is pleasant, very business like and always has the best information. She knows her client's likes and dislikes and is able to use that knowledge to the advantage of planning the best locations and experiences for her clients.

Travel plans

By: Sailor


Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2017

Wonderful she did a great job !!

Helga the travel gal

By: Mary Jane


Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2017

She took care of everything. She would answer my calls when I was on the trip if I had any issues regarding the hotel or transfer. She made our trip easy no less stressful. She is wonderful

Bahr Group Rocky Mountaineer

By: Carol W


Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

Helga was great. She arranged everything for us perfectly. Everything from hotels, tours, train etc. was taken care of for us with no hassle. To top it off weather was beautiful and scenery was awesome. Helga made everything first class for us and I would highly recommend her to friends.

Hawaii

By: Lin


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2017

She planned our whole vacation, which we loved

superb

By: Suzette


Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2017

she was excellent in every way

Nepal

By: Janet


Reviewed on: 13 Nov 2017

Helga was easy to work with and very helpful when we had a blip in our itinerary. Will certainly continue our relationship.

Helga is the BEST!

By: GinGin


Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2017

She was efficient, knowledgeable and available! Enough said! Terrific person to work with!!!!

Helga Thalheimer and Sixth Star Travel

By: Robert H


Reviewed on: 18 Jan 2018

This is truly a master travel planner. She knows the world. She works until everything is correct and the way you want it.

Thumbs up

By: tutumeyer


Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2018

Easy to work with. Thorough. Listens to your concerns.

Bora Bora honeymoon

By: Jose and Assiah


Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2018

Helga was very helpful with answering any questions we had. She knew exactly what she was talking about. She booked us resorts that were phenomenal and within our budget. Everything worked out great and had an amazing honeymoon! Only downfall was, that she booked a wrong excursion even after telling her multiple times what we wanted to do. We spent an extra $250 dollars that we didn't expect. I emailed her about it and she said she'd look into it and never got back with me, even after emailing her multiple times.

Our Tahiti Cruise

By: Patton's


Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2018

Helga convinced us to take the trip of a lifetime, and it was. A cruise on the Paul Gauguin ship was everything she told us about and more. We are now starting to think about where else Helga can send us!

El Dorado Marmoma

By: Chryss


Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2018

Wonderful! She always find the BEST resorts and listens to all of the concerns I had
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Thanksgiving At Terranea

By: Robert H


Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2018

A real pleasure. She was on top of every detail. Helga got us and overall resort stay cash credit, plus a daily food credit for 2.
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Cartagena, Colombia vacation

By: kjf204


Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2019

Helga is always so happy and helpful. She has an evident great joy for life and traveling which comes across when talking with her and in her email communications. She listens well to our needs and sometimes even knows what we want better than we do!
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Alaskan Cruise

By: Mark and Di


Reviewed on: 29 May 2019

None quite as good as Helga. She pays attention to every single detail, and did a great job on our last minute decision to cruise Alaska. She always responds in a timely fashion. Highly recommend her to everyone!
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Eau Resort and Spa overnight stay

By: Conni


Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2019

Great! Got the Virtuoso amenities for us and have
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Moorea French Polynesia

By: Bgwinn


Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2019

I met Helga when looking for a travel agent with knowledge and experience in booking travel to French Polynesia. Helga was extremely nice and we talked about the French Polynesia and other destinations to celebrate my 40th wedding anniversary. She was knowledgeable, accessible and very accommodating in booking our trip. She took care of everything for us and even emailed our boarding passes to me for our return trip. I have already referred Helga to others for travel arrangements, and I wouldn’t hesitate to use her again!
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Alaska Salmon

By: Jack


Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2019

Incredible and trouble free. However, Alaska Airlines sucks....
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Fantastic Full-grown Family vacation

By: Ederx5


Reviewed on: 19 Aug 2019

Helga created an experience for us that exceeded our expectations. From the beginning Helga asked lots of questions to get clarity on the kind of vacation we wanted, our needs for each family member and our budget. She coordinated all of the arrangements and was very helpful in providing answers to all my questions. We have several family members with allergies. She provided great advice on how to handle these requirements AND the resort she chose was incredibly accommodating. Those with allergies shared that they felt included in all meals instead of being relegated to a small menu of simple offerings. The culinary show team incorporated their needs very thoughtfully and all were impressed. We are so grateful for Helga’s ability to troubleshoot room mix-ups and delayed flights. We all felt very taken care of, to the last detail.
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Helga

By: Kim


Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2019

Helga was excellent, and an absolute pleasure, as well as fun to work with on my trip. She took care of my concerns and needs while I was on my trip, when there were changes, as well, by the cruise ship, when I let her know, as well as a small issue with the hotel. I will use Helga for my future vacation needs. She is exactly what I have been looking for to help me decide on my travels, when I travel abroad. She's fun to work with, and very professional. She looks after by budget/costs as well, so not to spend unnecessarily. She is available 24/7 when I'm on my trip.
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Greenland

By: Sam


Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2019

Pleasant and efficient. Thy probably should have warned us to plan earlier especially related to cabin selection and shore excursions.
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September 2019 UK Vacation

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2019

Kudos to Helga for her valuable assistance in our trip to Ireland and England. Her knowledge is vast and Malden our vacation the very best one yet!
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Dream Trip to Paris, Santorini and Athens

By: Trip of a Lifetime


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2019

We decided to take our dream trip to Europe so we put in a call to Helga Thalheimer at Sixth Star Travel. We told Helga the cities on our bucket list and the sites we wanted to see and she nailed it! The hotels she picked out were spectacular! We hated to leave each one to get to our next destination. Her informed suggestions were welcomed advice! The tour guides were top notch. Constantina gave us a Master Course at the Acropolis. Raphael and Flora in Paris were equally informed and so much fun. The private tours were so much more intimate than the bus tours. The front of the line benefit was an exceptional asset as we toured the Louvre. Vedema Resort on Santorini was our absolute favorite. We were given a great tour by Stavros that ended with wine tasting. His easygoing way was relaxing and enjoyable. Our suite was more like a home. It had it's own yard with hot tub overlooking a vineyard and a guitar (surprise from Helga) was just one of the many special touches she set up for us!
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Our Amazing Vacation to Italy and Greece

By: Rosie


Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2019

This is not the first time Helga plans our trip. She's amazing!! I cannot say anything that went wrong. She took care of every detail and everything came out as expected. We had a wonderful vacation and will definitely go back to plan our next one with her and the incredible team of Sixth Star Travel!!
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Star Travel Agent

By: Robert H


Reviewed on: 16 Dec 2019

A wonderful experience. Designed wonderful trips for myself and my family. Always most helpful for holiday travel. Great attention to detail.
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berlin

By: kat


Reviewed on: 11 Dec 2019

Helga was unbelievable knowledgeable and helpful. Without her I wouldn't have been able to book the flight and the date I wanted. She talked me through and explained everything. I'm very thankful for her help and will definitely use her service for future bookings
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Helga as travel agent

By: Ed C


Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2020

My wife and I travel exclusively w Helga as our agent.....she is always on standby and has helped us in the past when something “happens “/Our travel companions also endorse Helga as The Best. Ed C.
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Flight Roulette

By: Dago


Reviewed on: 07 Mar 2020

Dealing with Helga was an absolute treat. Would highly recommend her to anyone I know leaving the country. She made things very easy when a number of potential problems came up.
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Sam & Dorothy

By: Sam Dorothy


Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2020

Excellent, good followthru. Good suggestions.

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