JoAnna Gonseth 

Omaha, NE United States
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Adventure
  • Entertainment
  • Culture, History & Arts

  • Japan
  • Mexico
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

My Love for travel, culture, and new destinations lead me to a career in the travel industry. I have been lucky enough to have explored many destinations like South Africa and the Mediterranean learning about its cultures, soaking in the architecture, cliff jumping in locations like Dubrovnik, and shark diving in Cape Town. Mexico remains my favorite sun and sand vacation destination, I can show you the most authentic places to visit… where the locals would go. Recently, Peru stole my heart and I got to embrace in a life changing adventure through the Andes and of course the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. These memories, and many more, fuel my passion to plan personalized travel experiences for others. I'll collaborate with you to make sure your travels tailor to your preferences, and then use insider tips and industry connections to help you discover the world; because I believe that when you discover the world, you discover yourself.

Places I Have Traveled

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Viking Danube cruise

By: GreenGirl

Reviewed on: 27 May 2016

We so enjoyed the Viking Danube cruise! The organization was perfect! The tours were on time,informative,and fun. The food was excellent and creative! The ship was clean , tidy and well run! The crew was most helpful The only negative was the timing of the trans Atlantic flight.We were given only 1.5 hours to get off the plane,try to find our way thru the odd and confusing Charles De Gaulle airport,wait in line for customs , and try to fight our way to the correct gate. Horrible1 the only thing that saved us was the connecting flight was late. More time is needed for these connections.

Very helpful

By: MJ

Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2016

JoAnna went out of her way to make the trip to Milwaukee a great experience.

Super helpful

By: Meg13

Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2016

JoAnna was great! She listened to us and taylored our honeymoon for us. We didn't want a typical honeymoon and chose Japan. And it was perfect for us. JoAnna made sure we were doing things that we wanted to do. She made the trip amazing for us!!

Exceptional Service

By: Monica

Reviewed on: 01 Nov 2016

JoAnna was very courteous, professional and helped us with exactly what we needed for our trip. Thanks JoAnna!


By: GrammyG

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2017

Very pleasant to work with.


By: Jackie

Reviewed on: 13 Mar 2017

Great working with JoAnna. All my flight arrangements were perfect....I thought I maybe wouldn't have time to get thru customs quickly enough to catch my connection, but she assured me I would, and I did. It was a great trip. I hope to go again next year and will most certainly call JoAnna for my arrangements!

Trip Overview

By: lovetotravel

Reviewed on: 17 Mar 2017

She was great to work with, always responded really fast to emails and was very helpful. We had a group of people that we needed to coordinate our stay so she was great to help with giving different location possibilities before we finally decided on which resort to stay at. I would greatly recommend working with her again.

Riviera Maya Trip

By: Brandon

Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2017

JoAnna did a great job helping us find a vacation that fit what we wanted. She made the process very easy. She was able to answer all of my questions and concerns about the whole trip. All in all, it was a great experience and I will definitely look to JoAnna to help set up my next trip.

Playa Trip


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2017

Wonderful!! Answered emails/questions in timely manner. Best travel agent experience we have ever had!!

SC trip

By: andy

Reviewed on: 26 Jun 2017

very professional. did not try to be over and done with it and move on to the next costumer

Awesome trip

By: JP

Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2017

JoAnna put together a great family vacation. From beginning until the end, she was great to work with.

Excellent assistance

By: Merrill

Reviewed on: 30 Jul 2017

My family's trip to Milwaukee was great. We appreciate JoAnna Gonseth's help in making the trip even better.


By: Eliza

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2017

I loved my experience with this company my trip was everything I wanted I will be returning to set up my next trip very soon


By: Sunshine

Reviewed on: 31 Jul 2017

She was wonderful, I changed and added people to my trip and she was able to find what I needed.

Trip to Europe

By: Lynette

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2017

JoAnna was excellent and provided us with the guidance needed for our dream vacation!


By: Sami

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2017

Joanne was great!! She was so patient and gave me all that information I needed. She listened to exactly what I needed and wanted. I would definitely refer friends and family to her!! Thank you for everything you did for me and making my trip less stressful!!


By: Roger

Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Very knowledgeable. Gets you the best airfares available. Keeps in contact with you.

Washington DC Bound!

By: Omaha travelers

Reviewed on: 17 Sep 2017

Working with JoAnna was wonderful! We provided her with our list of places/monuments we wanted to see and she quickly put together an awesome itinerary. We could not have planned such a great trip without her. We will suggest her as a travel agent to all of our family and friends.


By: Amanda

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2017

JoAnna was great!! She was always available for questions. She answered them quickly and accurately. She was amazing! I would recommend her to everyone!!

Playa Del Carmen

By: Perfect

Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

The service provided by JoAnna Gonseth was excellent! One phone call as to what we were interested in and she handled everything in a kind and helpful manner and responded quickly. JoAnna provided a trouble-free travel experience. We would highly recommend JoAnna!

Great Service

By: Norm DeCastro

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

JoAnna was professional, polite, and extremely helpful. One thing that surprised me was a follow up just prior to the trip letting me know that everything was on schedule and looked good for departure. I would certainly look forward to working with JoAnna again.

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta

By: Connie

Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017

JoAnna gave us a stress free vacation. She had every detail of our trip worked out, from the airline tickets to the transportation to our resort. She was always prompt answering my questions prior to the trip. I would highly recommend JoAnna and plan on using her for our future vacations.

Best trip evwr!

By: Jreynolds

Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2017

She was amazing. Helped with every little piece of information along the way. I would highly recomend her to anyone planning a trip abroad. She is very intelligent and answered every question before i even thought of them. It was my first trip out of the county and she made my experience very easy.

Australia bound

By: Joma

Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2018

Was great to work with and made arrangements to match up a trip already planned by my parents. Will definitely use again for my next trip!!

Recent trip to the midwest

By: Merrill

Reviewed on: 28 Aug 2018

Re: JoAnna Gonseth To Whom it May Concern: She consistently helps my family and I plan a richer vacation experience. Even when things don't go as they are original planned, JoAnna is there to make things better. In 2018, JoAnna (Travel and Transport) assisted us on 3 different occasions. We would encourage everyone to seek her expertise when it comes to travel.

Interior Alaska

By: Jodie

Reviewed on: 03 Sep 2018

I called Joanna told her we wanted to go on an interior trip to Alaska, she researched it gave me three options a 4 day, 6 day and 10 day. We chose the 10 day option, we wanted to see everything, she handled everything got us our information packet and paperwork in plenty of time she was great.

China 2018

By: China Visitor

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

Very good! Provided various itinerary options in a very responsive and timely manner.


By: Me

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

Worked to meet our needs and requests.

Great experience!

By: Andrea

Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2018

She was great! Very helpful with the whole process and super easy to contact- responded promptly!

JoAnna rocks!

By: Ireland lover

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2018

What a friendly and professional person JoAnna is! I was nervous trying to pick an international fight because there were just too many choices online but nothing looked very good. Plus, I wanted some control over seating for such a long flight. JoAnna found a better price than any I had seen online, and got us the seats we wanted as well. Plus, she was very knowledgeable about other aspects of foreign travel (transportation, booking day trips, etc.). Working with her was a 100% positive experience and I would definitely do it again!

New England Pats Football Trip

By: Merrill

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2018

JoAnna, She did a wonderful job of coordinating our recent trip to see the New England Pats Football game. Her work makes a good vacation, great!!!

Well thought out

By: Flatlanders

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2018

It made planning our trip stress free. JoAnna spent time asking questions about our likes and comfort levels regarding so many aspects of our trip. It particularly helped my husband, who is an extremely anxious traveler.


By: Mike & Penny

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2019

Joanna was absolutely amazing. She was able to match our seats with our travel partners (who booked online) and was able to keep us together through multiple airline changes. She was patient and thorough throughout the entire process. GREAT JOB JOANNA!!

Very good....

By: LJ

Reviewed on: 01 Feb 2019

She was very responsive and helpful. I enjoyed working with her and would have her help us with our travel plans again for sure.

Great Experience

By: J.S.

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2019

JoAnna was very easy to work with. She was extremely knowledgeable, she took care of everything. We would definitely work with her again on future travel plans.



Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2019

She is on top of everything and responded to questions promptly. Would recommend her for you travels.


By: Jill

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2019

JoAnna took over from our previous advisor. JoAnna was great and we communicated through email. She answered all my questions in a timely manner.

Amazing vacation

By: Sara

Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2019

JoAnna did an amazing job in helping my family plan our first trip out of the country. She was patient with all of our questions regarding what was needed to go out of the country and how things would work when traveling. She provided us with all the information we needed to ensure we had a smooth vacation. Because of the thorough job she did, all we had to do was show up and enjoy our vacation. My family had an amazing vacation. It was exactly what we needed. We can't wait to start looking at where we are going next.

trip to Florida


Reviewed on: 14 Apr 2019

She did a very good and efficient.


By: Carol Ziegelbein

Reviewed on: 27 Apr 2019

Very detailed. Answered all of my questions.

Jamaica Man

By: JoeCaz

Reviewed on: 25 Apr 2019

Very Helpful and knowledgeable! Had to rebook and utilize travel insurance, was understanding and ensured we had the best accommodations. Was even helpful with special billing needs.

Thank you JoAnna Gonseth !

By: Shari

Reviewed on: 07 May 2019

JoAnna Gonseth was a joy to work with from the moment she said hello. She is a professional who is dedicated to fulfilling all the details a client requests. I am very appreciative to her efforts and most importantly her follow up and kindness throughout the requests. Thank you for hiring the right person to take care of my travel needs. Shari

Great Experience - Glamping Zion National w/Under Canvas

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2019

JoAnna was great to work with. Even though this was the first time she had sent anyone to 'Under Canvas' she worked with them to make our trip as smooth and seamless as possible. She even had a guided hike rescheduled to only be for my wife and I. She always kept us informed and was so easy to work with. I would recommend JoAnna to everyone. Thanks again JoAnna,! Bob and Karen.


By: David

Reviewed on: 22 May 2019

JoAnna, was outstanding. Everything was great. No problems at all. She handled everything for us on our trip and We were very happy with the service she provided.

Japan Honeymoon

By: Emilie

Reviewed on: 29 May 2019

JoAnna was absolutely amazing. She was very knowledgeable in the country we went to. Listened to what we wanted to do and made suggestions on other activities. Whenever we had a question or concern, she was very fast in responding to us. Also helped us while on our trip when we had last minute questions or when our flights got delayed. Cannot recommend enough.

Family vacation

By: International Girl

Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2019

JoAnna was wonderful to work with. Very responsive and easy to contact. We communicated alot by email, so that made it very convenient. She got you excited about your vacation and was a wealth of information. JoAnna helped me plan the perfect vacation that was kind friendly and affordable. I will definitely use her again.

Our Trip


Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2019

JoAnna was great to work with, it made the planning a lot easier. It would have cost us a lot time in planning our 40th anniversary trip

Professional, friendly...gets the job done!

By: Pepper484

Reviewed on: 03 Sep 2019

Very enjoyable experience. She is professional, friendly, and has done some traveling so she can relate to some things you may face when traveling. I was recently in Brazil and I needed some info for an upcoming flight. She got me what I needed! I would recommend using her and will look at using her again in the future.

Exceeded all expectations

By: Seidshow

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2019

What a terrific relationship we developed with Joanna. Great for offering advice and suggestions. Everything she told us was spot on


By: DebLyn

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

Jo Anna was awesome to work with. To me, she went above and beyond in helping us plan out this trip. I threw in a few things for her to navigate around and she made them happen. Thank you JoAnna for all you did for us!

Airline tickets

By: Matthew

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

JoAnna is prompt and dependable.


By: Iceman

Reviewed on: 31 Oct 2019

Working with JoAnna was great. She found the perfect resort and had a full package for me.

Yes I would highly recommend JoAnna Gonseth!

By: Lynn Jones

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2019

I emailed JoAnna 10 months prior to the time I wanted to travel advising her this trip was "special" because my husband and I would be celebrating our 35th Wedding Anniversary. I gave all info of what we wanted to do, the time we wanted and our budget. She immediately came back with suggestions and we finally decided on this cruise and the whole trip was fantastic and went smoothly, no wrinkles at all. JoAnna was attentive and followed up with me when payments were due. I was just so thankful for her helping me with this. Even though I am also a travel consultant, I did not have the time to research and book this trip for myself. She also contacted me after I returned to see how it went. I cannot thank her enough!

Great for unique experiences and service

By: Dan

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2019

She was very attentive. Listened to what we were hoping to see/do and collaborated along the way to make sure our honeymoon was smooth, enjoyable, and filled with unique experiences. Additionally, when there was a need for changes a week out due to some travel restrictions, she was able to make the changes needed.

Travel review

By: Bobbie

Reviewed on: 11 Nov 2019

We had no idea what we wanted, and JoAnna was patient with us. We greatly enjoyed our vacation.


By: ger

Reviewed on: 18 Nov 2019

She knew exactly what I wanted after I told her and she got exactly what I wanted with her proposal. Everything went smoothly. JoAnna was very pleasant and helpful. She is the only one I will use from now on.

hawaii review

By: butch

Reviewed on: 03 Dec 2019

JoAnna was very knowledgeable about the location and made reservations exactly as I requested. Also, the price was very reasonable . I would highly recommend her to anyone planning a leisure trip

Great Trip - Great Support

By: Rick F

Reviewed on: 06 Dec 2019

JoAnna was a great help in putting a London/Paris trip together for my family and I. All flights, Hotels and connections worked great. Thanks so much!
Not Recommended

Poor customer service

By: anonymous

Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2020

I did a much better job planning the trip myself. Better flights, better accommodations. Save yourself the hassle and plan the trip yourself.


By: S & J Croghan

Reviewed on: 06 Jan 2020

JoAnna was wonderful to work with and so helpful with our travel experience! It was our first time out of the country, and she made everything seem so easy. I highly recommend her!

Amazing Service

By: Amberalert

Reviewed on: 11 Jan 2020

Joanna did an amazing job at getting everything we wanted within our budget!

Cozumel secrets

By: Jim

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2020

She did wonderful. I had no problems with travel or stay for checking in. Everything was perfect. The resort she recommended was top notch besides the food was absolutely terrible LOL but it was not her fault. The resort was a five-star resort great rooms clean good service just terrible food.

Jamaica get away

By: Louis

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2020

Easy and very prompt, knowledgeable. The Jamaica get away recommended was spectacular. Will remember the rest of my days for sure.

JG review

By: ReviewOne

Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2020

JoAnna was helpful in investigation a few vendors that I was interested in for the trip was timely in getting back to me with information


By: Gilly

Reviewed on: 14 Mar 2020

This is my second trip booked through JoAnna. She is always super helpful with suggestions on where to go and what to do. She did all of the work. All I had to do was say yes and pay! JoAnna makes the process simple and easy and I will definitely keep using her in the future.

Working with JoAnna Gonseth, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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