Wendy Thompson 

Ankeny, IA United States
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Interests
  • Family Travel
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Beach & Sun
  • Independent Tours


Destinations
  • United States - All
  • United States - Alaska
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • Germany
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Selling Travel Since
2016
Languages
  • English

My Background

I love planning vacations, and diving into the details of an itinerary. I have been traveling with my children since they were a very young age – including several trips to Europe! Cruises are also a favorite of mine. I have experienced a Rhine River cruise, many Caribbean cruises, a beautiful one to Alaska, and most recently, an Australian cruise!

I would love to help you fulfill your travel dreams and surpass your expectations with the trip of a lifetime, or perhaps a Summer vacation trip with your family. Please contact me for some great ideas, and a stress-free trip planning experience!

Places I Have Traveled


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Spring Break florida

By: sara


Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017

Wendy was awesome! She listened to my needs of the trip. I have two teenage boys who like to eat and want to be active plus I was scheduling this trip late. So she went above and beyond to get me a perfect spring break trip! I would recommend her to anyone. Will be using her for our trip planning again!!

Anniversary trip to Cancun

By: Penny


Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017

Excellent! I was so busy with a new job that i didnt have time to plan. Wendy just took care of everything. I gave her ideas of what we wanted to do and a budget. She came back with even better ideas that stayed in the budget. Then she took care of airport to resort transportation and got us $400 in hotel credits. Great, worry-free trip!

Great travel advisor

By: Iowa Girl


Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

Wendy was on top of every detail and communicated efficiently with us. She was conscientious and pleasant to work with.

Awesome experience!

By: Sheila


Reviewed on: 21 Jul 2017

We had a great experience with Wendy. She was very helpful and gave us some great advice. She was always friendly and she really cared about our trip and did everything she could to make it easier and with no stress. Wendy was easy to get a hold of and responded quickly to our questions. We will be contacting her on our future travels!

Last minute heroics

By: Cindy


Reviewed on: 17 Aug 2017

After searching on my own and getting frustrated I reached out to Wendy to see if she had any advice. She worked her magic and picked some beautiful properties that worked so well for our family. She made it so easy to enjoy our vacation. We were always in walking distance to restaurants and shopping. I can't wait to use her again. Even for non-planners like we tend to be she was able to find something that made our vacation a great experience!!

Tremendous Effort

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

We were blessed to have Wendy as our agent. She was diligent, thoughtful, patient, generous in her time and special information (since we hadn't traveled in years). Return plans from another country were hindered by hurricane and she jumped in on the week end to reroute us and to make sure that we had the best care possible. We have proclaimed Wendy's efficiency to many and hope to get the privilege of her service again some day.

Honeymoon Planning

By: Taylor


Reviewed on: 03 Dec 2017

Wendy was recommended to us by a former classmate of mine. We thought we had a pretty good idea of how to book/plan our honeymoon for ourselves, but Wendy made the process very simple and straightforward. She appropriately worked within the budget we had gave her and found a resort that was equal parts relaxing and entertaining! We also loved that she looked into various excursions for us so that we had at least one off-resort day. It was very easy to communicate with Wendy throughout all our planning and she even made sure to contact the resort for us the week before to ensure that they provided us with a "honeymoon package" upon arrival. Although the resort did not have a room upgrade available for us when we arrived, we so appreciate Wendy going above and beyond to make sure that we had the best time on our honeymoon! We look forward to working with her again for our future trips.

Wendy Thompson

By: Lindaroo


Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2017

Wendy was the absolute best. We had flights cancelled while in the air coming back from the Dominican. Wendy got us a hotel room and a flight for the next day, before we even landed. Can’t thank her enough. Other people on our flight were not so lucky as they didn’t have Wendy Thompson looking out for them.

FL Trip

By: Sherry


Reviewed on: 05 Feb 2018

Wendy did a great job planning trip to FL. We had a great time and everything went as planned.

Surprised

By: Sunshine


Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2018

Everything ended up going according to plan. Except the weather didn't want to cooperate getting off the ground. Delayed for 1-1/2 hours to deice. Fortunately the planning between connecting flights was well planned and we made our connecting flight and arrived at the destination on time. We liked the free rental car that came with our flight. It was very easy to pick up and drop off. Enjoyed our trip. Thanks Wendy.

Trip

By: Ashley


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Wendy has been AWESOME to work with and has accommodated every request I have had for her! She takes her time and finds exactly what we need. I would recommend her for any travel need!

Marco

By: Tag


Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

The best no issues with our trip at all.

Great Advisor!

By: Echo


Reviewed on: 21 Mar 2018

Wendy was great to work with. I was traveling with a group and we had many individual questions on the resort plus expeditions that we wanted to go on. Never to busy to answer are questions and I am sure we asked the same question plenty of times but never acted frustrated just answered the question again.

Puerto Vallarta

By: Jwigs


Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2018

Wendy was FANTASTIC! In this time of the internet and all of the travel sites, it's very common to book trips on our own. We have done that, but its a lot of research and work and can be time consuming! Wendy did all of that for us! We gave her a price point, and what we wanted with the number of people we had going, and in no time she found us the PERFECT trip! Mexico for 7 days for 6 people! She was so accommodating and answered every questions we had. Even when we were on our trip, we contacted her and she got back to us right away.... and she was on her own vacation! Lastly, 4 weeks prior to our trip, our 13 year old broke her leg in a sledding accident. We contacted Wendy about a possible cancellation and she sent all of the options. We ended of going on the trip and Wendy contacted flight, transportation and resort prior to us arriving to ensure our daughter was taken care of with wheelchairs (she was in a cast up to mid-thigh) and it was perfect!

Spring Break in LA

By: Kelly


Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2018

Wendy was amazing to work with! She spent the time to find us the perfect house to rent in the Pacific Palisades area. We were travelling with a family of 6, so having a beautiful house to come back to at night was just what we needed. She also provided many suggestions for things for us to do while we were in the LA area. We had a blast on our trip to LA. All the travel plans were handled seamlessly. I will definitely work through Wendy for all my future travel needs.

Southern Caribbean cruise with Celebrity

By: lisa


Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2018

Wendy was great to work with. Wendy was able to arrange all of our travel needs in a concise manner. I have full confidence that if any one needs a travel agent for their trip, Wendy would be a great person to work with.

La Romana- Dominican Republic

By: Ashley


Reviewed on: 21 May 2018

Wendy has been fantastic to work with. I gave her a general idea of what we wanted to do and my price range and gave her several locations we did NOT want to go to. She gave us several options that fit both what we were looking for and our budget! She has been fantastic to work wit and I would highly recommend her!

Spring Break 2019

By: JanJan


Reviewed on: 30 Mar 2019

It was great. I wold work with her again. She answered any and all questions and was very informative.
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Great travel agent

By: Lally


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Wendy is one of the best travel agents that I ever worked with. She is knowledgeable. She wants what is best for me. She worked with my budget. She suggested great tours and sights to see.
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THe Best Trip Ever!

By: Sandy


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2018

Wendy made the trip so magical! I am a senior citizen and I took my 20 year old granddaughter to New York City. We were gone four days. From the moment to took off to our landing, because of Wendy, it went so smoothly and never once did we feel daunted by our location. Every thing she suggested was perfect. (one thing, though, I had suggested that front row of Lion King might no be the best, but she assured me that the fellow that was in charge of tickets felt it would be fine. It wasn't! Not Wendy's fault, though. She took all the places we wanted to go and handled it all so professionally and with such grace and care. I would never go anywhere without her guidance.

Wilson Dominican Republic trip

By: Wilson


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2018

Wendy was very good to work with - from the initial decision making on what resort to book, to price matching, and she kept things organized for us the entire time. Would recommend her to our friends and family.

Singer Island

By: Meg


Reviewed on: 09 Jun 2018

Wendy planned a 50th birthday getaway for my husband and me. Upon checking into our resort, we were a bit disappointed with the ocean view of our room. I called Wendy, and she promptly called the resort and explained that this trip was a special celebration. The resort happily moved us to a beautiful ocean facing room. Wendy also arranged other special surprises for my husband’s birthday. It was a fabulous trip. She knew just what we were looking for in a resort. We were extremely happy with the trip. I couldn’t have done it without Wendy’s help and expertise.

Vacation planner

By: Kallem family


Reviewed on: 22 Jun 2018

Wendy’s the best! So detailed and very responsive!

Anniversary trip

By: Charlie


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

She was personable, kind, patient, prompt to respond to emails, willing to go the extra mile to make our trip memorable and safe. We have had the blessing of working with her one other time and we would not want anyone else for future trips. We're senior citizens and she was so helpful to explain and meet our needs.

Great Vacation

By: Julie


Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2018

Wendy helped plan our vacation to Florida. She recommended hotels and activities based on her own experience. I really appreciate that she had personally stayed at the hotels and had first hand knowledge of what would fit our needs. She arranged for transportation from the airport to the hotel as our flight arrived late at night and we did not have a rental car. It was great not having to worry how to get to the hotel and I felt safe. I would certainly use Wendy again. She was great at communicating and it sure was nice to know there was support if I needed any assistance during our travels.

Go with Wendy!

By: Anita


Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2018

Wendy was so helpful in helping plan a trip for my three kids and I to Disney World! She made the whole trip amazing and had all the details put together in a travel packet with airline info and hotel. She knows her stuff. Thanks to Wendy we had a great vacation!

Minneapolis mini vaca

By: Cindy


Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

We had a great time in downtown Minneapolis. The Embassy Suites Wendy arranged for us was within walking distance to Target Field, restaurants and the Escape room we tried. We had happy hour in the evening and a delicious breakfast each morning! Wendy always finds a great place for our family of 5 in record time! She gets right on it and has great suggestions if you’re not sure what you’re looking for. Thanks again!!

New England/Canada cruise

By: Barb


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2018

I have always been the travel planner for my family, but having Wendy put this trip together for us was the best thing I ever did. She is a detailed professional and made every step of the planning and the trip easy and enjoyable. I loved working with Wendy and will definitely have her coordinate future family trips.

Hawaii trip

By: KK


Reviewed on: 20 Aug 2018

She was wonderful. She kept us updated throughout the process. EVERY suggestion she made was great. The app she gave us was very helpful. We will definitely use her again and recommend her to friends and family!!!

Kauai Family Vacation

By: Brad V


Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2018

Wendy was wonderful to work with. She was quick to response via email and phone to all our needs during planning.

Mackinac Island

By: Jerry


Reviewed on: 31 Aug 2018

It was wonderful working with Wendy. Her planning is so meticulous that all we had to do was enjoy ourselves.

Love Wendy

By: Stocks


Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2018

Wendy made the entire process easy for us from start to finish.
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Excellent.

By: Renee


Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2018

Wonderful. Easy. Perfect.
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Traveling to Jamaica

By: LuAnn


Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2018

Great! She took care of everything and gave me very good recommendations! I really didn’t have to do anything. Would definitely recommend Wendy!
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Great Anniversary Trip!

By: Brian


Reviewed on: 14 Dec 2018

Wendy is a pleasure to work with! She planned a perfect trip for us. We appreciate her communication during the planning process, during the trip, and following up afterwards. We plan to work with her again!
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Wendy is awesome!

By: KellynShawn


Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2019

Wendy is wonderful, knowledgeable, & very responsive. We have already recommended her to our friends for trips.
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Caribbean Cruise

By: Mindi


Reviewed on: 18 Feb 2019

Wendy was extremely helpful in planning our recent family Caribbean Cruise. She did an excellent job arranging hotel and air transportation and prior to leaving gave us a packet with all the needed documents so I didn't even have to think about it. The weather was not great when we were preparing to fly out so she was on the ball making sure we had a plan B incase our flights were canceled. This was very helpful because with our busy jobs we did not have the time to be watching and preparing. She gave us several ways to contact her in case we needed any assistance at all while on the trip. We are very thankful for the work she put in and were able to have a stress free wonderful family vacation!
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Great winter get away.

By: JB


Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2019

We really like working with Wendy. She gets things done and gets us set up for vacation within our budget requirements. Everything was done to our satisfaction. Travel information was received timely and accurately. She is very quick to get back to you if you have questions. I like the app she uses. The app is very easy to use. We will work with Wendy on future trips. Thank you. Wendy.
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Cabo vacation

By: Mimi


Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Wendy was wonderful to work with. She was able to help us find a vacation that was within our budget and was always able to answer any question I had in a quick manner. I would definitely and have recommended her to people I know and will continue to work with her on our future vacation.
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First time cruisers!

By: Pratt


Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Wendy was great to work with!! I would highly recommend her to ANYONE! We appreciated the emails, phone calls, and the booklet put together with all of our itineraries! I loved the app she sent so we knew each day what we had planned. I could go on and on. I'll definitely use her again for our next trip!
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Advisor

By: Vic


Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2019

She was great. Made everything very easy!! Had all of our paperwork to us so we didn't need to worry about anything.
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spring break vacation

By: sara jo


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2019

She was awesome!!! She listened to my needs and my wants for the trip and she delivered. We got food poisoning when we were on our trip and she has been working diligently with the resort we stayed and to get reimbursed for our illness. It has not been an easy process. She follows up with me on a weekly basis to let me know where we are at on any resolution. I would use her again and highly recommend her!

San Franscisco

By: Linda


Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2019

This is our 3rd. Trip that Wendy has planned and everyone of them has been fantastic. She also booked two excursions for us and they were wonderful. I love using Wendy and plan to again in the future. I have referred friends to her as well. She is the best.
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Trip

By: Lobster


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Wendy was very easy to work with. Had everything handled, documents printed and delivered, along with an app to also have everything in one place. Will definitely use her again!
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NYC Spring Break Trip

By: Christine Semler-Blue


Reviewed on: 02 Apr 2019

Wonderful! Wendy was willing to answer my questions and make contacts/reservation for us even when she was on vacation. She listened to what we wanted and made recommendations that were very helpful. Loved the AXUS app! She had all our vouchers and reservation sheets organized in order and tucked in a travel folder. I love organization! I have already recommended her to a couple people and will continue to do so. Wendy is top-notch!
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Turks

By: Katrina


Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2019

Working with Wendy was a delightful experience! She was incredibly organized and prompt in planning, booking, and keeping us updated throughout the entire process. Wendy is so personable and bubbly which made our communications so enjoyable. She hand delivered our documents and also included gift cards to Starbucks! What a treat! My husband and son-in-law came down with food poisoning and even though she was on her own trip she responded immediately and advised us to take the necessary steps to move forward. She is continuing to work with us and the resort to find a compromise acceptable for our unfortunate illness. Wendy made us feel like we were her only clients. We trust her implicitly and will definitely work with her on planning our next vacation.

Traveler

By: KG


Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2019

Wendy was absolutely amazing! She gave us several options, helped us chose the right one for us. Put up with all my questions and my forgetfulness with a smile. I have a Senior next year as well, Wendy will definitely be part of our equation!
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Family Vacation

By: Larry


Reviewed on: 12 Apr 2019

Great! She was available to answer all of questions and concerns while we were on our vacation. She even answered our calls while she was on her own vacation. She's awesome!
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Always the best!

By: PStock


Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2019

We loved working with Wendy again. This trip was seamless as was the last one. I don’t look at travel the same anymore, I’ve always loved it, but now there’s less risk involved.
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Wilson Trip

By: Mike


Reviewed on: 10 Jun 2019

Wendy was very helpful throughout the process and the trip went as planned. I would recommend other people to work with her in the future
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Italian Adventure

By: JB


Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2019

Wendy was wonderful to work with. We gave her a budget and within only a couple visits, she nailed down our itinerary and we were all set. Travelling to 3 cities (Rome, Florence, Venice) and with all the planes, trains, transfers and water taxi's we never had travel delay. Our kids (ages 15 and 18) loved the food tours she set up in Rome and Florence. We plan to use Wendy on our next International Adventure!
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We couldn’t be happier!

By: Mary & Jaydin


Reviewed on: 07 Jul 2019

Wendy was professional and always available to answer any questions we had. She alleviated any concerns I had with it being our first vacation out of the country and made sure to schedule drivers and service people to meet us at all of our destinations. Everything was so smooth and seamless and we were able to enjoy ourselves without worrying about getting lost or having to secure our own transportation or tours.
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Wendy made our dream vacation effortless !

By: HeidiL


Reviewed on: 05 Jul 2019

Working with Wendy was a dream. She planned the perfect vacation for us that was seamless from beginning to end. We were concerned about the language barrier since none of us speak Italian and none of us had been to Italy before... but it was a needless concern because all the transfers and tours were so perfectly planned and executed! All the accommodations/tours Wendy selected were perfect, and the locations were spot on! We got to see exactly what we wanted to on our trip and she literally did ALL the work! We will definitely use Wendy again... and we have already recommended her to friends that are using her services as I write this review!
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European Vacation

By: Fitzpatrick’s


Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2019

Wendy was extremely helpful planning our Europe vacation. She worked closely with us and was extremely helpful all while staying within our budget. Wendy kept us up to date on any changes to our itinerary, let us know when payments would be due and booked all of our daily tours with a smile. She has traveled to many places and was able to suggest wonderful restaurants and places to see.
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Vacation to Florida

By: Brad Verbrugge


Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2019

Wendy was absolutely phenomenal to work with. We originally were scheduled to go to Dominican Republic, but due to the situation with deaths we worked with Wendy 4 days before our departure to change our trip. She found us a Marriott in Key Largo, FL. When we arrived, the hotel was not clean and within 45 minutes of check-in late on a Sunday evening, Wendy was working with us to find us a new place in Ft. Lauderdale. She hit it out of the park with relocating us to the Conrad Hotel (Hilton Property) in Ft. Lauderdale. She did all of that late at night on a Sunday evening...very impressive! Wendy was a life-saver for us before and during our trip. The rest of the stay at the Conrad was absolutely great!!!
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British Columbia/ Vancouver-Victoria

By: Julie


Reviewed on: 28 Jul 2019

Wendy was prompt, thorough, friendly and comprehensive in her assistance with our arrangements. There were a lot of details in getting from points A to B as we had to rely on public transportation. She helped us connect the dots and we were able to get anywhere we needed due to her expertise. Due to weird circumstances, no one in our travel party had cell phone reception. Wendy was so thorough in giving us paper copies as well as the cell phone app, that we were able to get where we needed to go the old fashion way...and by asking. Wendy also met with us to go over the itinerary and we cleared up most questions before leaving the ground. I highly recommend her services and will reach out to her with any future plans to travel.
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Vacation

By: Dena


Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2019

Wendy is great to work with!
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Great Honeymoon

By: KJM


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2019

Wendy was prompt to assist my husband and I as we made plans for our honeymoon. She was helpful and easy to communicate with.
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