Dani Johnson 

Garden Grove, CA United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Food & Wine
  • Hotels
  • Culture, History & Arts

  • Egypt
  • France
  • Italy
  • Australia
  • Peru
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I have always been passionate about travel and exploring our world. After graduating from college, I went to work for the most luxurious cruise line in the world…Crystal Cruises. Crystal Cruises allowed me to explore about every city that is near water. It was an incredible opportunity to work for a company that offered guests wonderful itineraries and Six-Star Service.

After Crystal, I wanted to delve more into the adventure market. I had the enormous pleasure of working for Orion Expedition Cruises (now merged with Lindblad) and traveled to Australia and Papua New Guinea. Working with a company dedicated to preserving wildlife, giving back to the communities and villages they visit was extraordinary. I worked very closely with Dr. Birute Galdikas in Borneo and became passionate about preserving the natural habitat for Orangutans.

Searching for more travel experiences, I worked with a German Riverboat company to promote riverboat cruises to the North American Marketplace. Sailing the rivers of the Danube, Rhône and Saône gave me a real appreciation for small, quaint and darling little cities along the spectacular European rivers.

My passion is to travel to unique and different countries, experiencing cultures while appreciating an exceptional level of service. I have always been on the supplier side of the business and within the last year have decided to join forces with my husband’s travel company and plan trips that inspire myself and my clients. It is a joy to create unique travel experiences for guests who are passionate about travel and are looking for a trip that is unique. My hot travel picks for right now are Japan, China and, of course, Hawaii. My go to destinations that I like to visit at least once a year are the islands of Hawaii and the state of California! I am a true California girl.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Es

Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2017

Dani was a pleasure to work with. From the most nebulous directions on on my part, she was able to structure a beautiful week-long trip that truly worked for me. She was responsive to my wishes and really picked properties that I enjoyed (of which I knew nothing before she proposed them). She gave me options and possibilities and answered all my questions and concerns. Thank you Dani for a wonderful trip.

Wonderful service

By: Texasmama

Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2018

Dani is terrific to work with. Besides her travel knowlege, she is the most responsive travel agent I have ever worked with. When Dani says she is going to do something, it is done. Questions are answered quickly. A pleasure to work with.

Wonderful vacation

By: susieq

Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2018

Very pleasant. She knows her stuff.


By: Andre

Reviewed on: 22 Feb 2018

Excellent, great advise, fast responses and in depth know how. Thank you

Fabulous spring break vacation

By: Samom

Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2018

Dani is a joy to work with. Her knowledge of Maui helped us select the best possible property and activities for our vacation. Her suggestions were all wonderful. The app she uses to keep all our reservations is extremely helpful. One can always just do online reservations but Dani is why a travel agent can make a difference in the quality of your trip. She is extremely responsive and as I said a great resource.

Great travel specialist!

By: jevm74@hotmail.com

Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2018

Working with Dani was great. She was able to change our lodging and travel arrangements after the big island volcano erupted. She also got us complimentary daily breakfast at our hotels and even snagged us an upgrade at the four seasons Hualalai to a beautiful suite. She was attentive, always reachable, and just generally a lovely person to work with. Superb.


By: chief

Reviewed on: 13 Jul 2018

She is the best. She is attentive and responsive to all our situations. We watched her handle a very delicate situation with one of our friends and she and J made sure that all their guests were treated with care and compassion.

Fantastic in every way!

By: Lagunamom

Reviewed on: 01 Aug 2018

Dani is knowledgeable, personable, and very dedicated to ensuring excellent customer service in every way.

Great travel—great travel agent

By: Barb

Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2018

It is always a pleasure working with Dani Johnson. She is reliable, responsible, and works hard to fulfill one’s requests in a timely basis. She goes out of her way to make her clients get the most out of their trip and to stay well occupied at all times. Dani does well to accommodate individual needs in every way for those with special needs or particular problems. Our trip was enhanced by Dani’s caring attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to give her clients the best memories in multiple areas of their trip. I would fully recommend Dani and her husband Jay to those interested in having a wonderful vacation and travel experience!


By: Stella

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2018

Dani is a great listener! There were three generations on our family vacation to Hawaii, the youngest being nine months old. Dani's knowledge and insight regarding the islands, the lodging options, the excursions/outfitters, the restaurants, all are excellent. Her listening and understanding of the various needs and interests of our group, coupled with her knowledge, resulted in advice and guidance that steered us to a wonderful vacation full of grand memories! Thank you, Dani!

Another wonderful trip

By: Salena

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

I have never met Dani but she has worked with me on four trips, one in California, one in Hawaii, and two in Europe. I've never met her but feel like I know her at this point. She is always pleasant, positive, and easy to talk to. She wants me to enjoy myself just as she would like to enjoy herself. This last trip we tooled around Burgogne (Burgundy), staying at a number of Chateaux and Relais properties. When, maybe three days before our departure, I decided to change something, she just took care of it. And her company's app simplifies puts all your travel info together. Thanks, Dani.


By: Marsha

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2018

Working with Dani was very easy and straight forward. She even provided an APP that helped us keep track of flights and excursions as well as communications regarding our trip and vendors. Dani and I had several telephone conversation regarding what we wanted to do for our trip. Everything Dani recommended worked out beautifully. Even the restaurant recommendations were spot on. The Moonlight Manta Ray excursion was more than I had imagined, I would do it again. I would work with Dani and her team for future trips.

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