Michele Vogel 

Mequon, WI United States
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Travel Specialties
Interests
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Escorted Tours
  • Independent Tours


Destinations
Selling Travel Since
1985
Languages
  • English

My Background

Michele has been a travel advisor since 1985 and has been with Travel Market since they opened their doors in 1992. Her days are busy assisting leisure and corporate clients.

Michele is always looking to expand her knowledge through travel and education. She has received specialist training in many destinations including, but not limited to, South Africa, Australia, Disney, Hawaii, Peru, Italy, and river cruising.

Michele has traveled to South Africa, Kenya, Mexico, many Caribbean Islands, and most of Europe including Northern Ireland. She has cruised the Caribbean, Mediterranean and the Rhine and Danube on river cruises. She recently had an opportunity to sail the Med again aboard the new Regent Explorer.

She enjoys working with her clients to plan extensive individual travel itineraries; tailoring each trip to their specific needs and dreams. She truly believes that travel unites and is excited to expose her clients to new destinations and cultures.

Contact Michele at Michele@travelmarketvacations.com or by phone at 262 241 4040

Places I Have Traveled


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Friendly, Professional, Efficient, & Highly Recommended

By: T. Jane


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2013

I cannot say enough about my experiences with the Virtuosa team. I have been working with them for more years than I will admit to and they are always there to help with a trip. Whether I am traveling for pleasure or business they do it all. Thank you Michele (and Sarah!)
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Highly recommend.

By: Kathy


Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2013

She was very helpful and answered a lot of questions for us. All of the arrangements made for us went smoothly and we were very happy with the quality of the tours we took.
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Highly Recommend!

By: kmg


Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2013

Michele was fabulous! She planned out our entire Paris/Italy trip and made it so special. Her suggestions were right on, hotels perfect, private tour guides were exceptional! I was nervous since we had never traveled to Europe before but she was patient, very organized and always got back to me with questions/concerns very promptly. Definitely will use her again for our next trip....now that we have caught the travel bug!
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She's the best

By: kinzigerb


Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2013

We book all vacations through Michele and will continue to do so. She is very helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.
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One of the Best

By: SammyJ


Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013

Professional, helpful, knowledgeable...and she always has a smile in her voice. Michele always has my back when it comes to arranging my travel.

Excellent!

By: Irene


Reviewed on: 28 Nov 2013

Michelle has assisted me with my travel needs for several years and has always done a terrific job. She greets one in a most friendly manner and with a great smile! Michelle is very efficient, prompt, great with suggestions, ideas, and, most of all, dependable. Qualities not quickly found anymore these days! Need literature or brochures? Michelle will get them to you quickly. Wonderful to work with!

Great Travel Agent

By: JWE


Reviewed on: 04 Jan 2014

Michele has planned more that six family vacations for us. She knows our needs and desires and selects the perfect hotels and travel for our family.

HIGHLY Recommend

By: Rhu


Reviewed on: 05 Jan 2014

Over the last several years, Michelle has planned a number of family trips for me. She has been wonderful! Very attentive, great listener, gave me exactly the information I asked for, made suggestions when it was appropriate, and did so in a very prompt fashion. I wouldn't want anyone else to work with me! Thank you, Michelle!

Very Highly Recommended

By: Fred


Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2014

I have been working with Michele for over 20 years and she has always exceeded my expectations. Booking weekly trips to jobsites, emergency trips and business trips to Russia, she has always been available to help me travel safely, comfortably and economically. Thanks Michele.

Highly recommend.....great customer service!

By: JFam


Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2014

We have worked with Michele for years planning family vacations. She is knowledgable about various destinations; understands our expectations; and works to satisfy and/or exceed those expectations in an honest, open and customer focused fashion. She's the best!

Excellent

By: C & M, J


Reviewed on: 19 Feb 2014

Loved it..place was great with outstanding service. Loved the small size and intimate feeling. Will go back again! Thanks so much Michelle for a great job planning this for us.

Highly Recommend!

By: Karen


Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2014

My husband and I took our 4 grown children to Hawaii - knowing that this would be most likely our "last family trip" before spouses and grandchildren are added to our family.  Michele as always recommended the best accommodations and activities for our children ages 18-26.It was a trip of a lifetime and are so grateful that we used Michele!  We have used her for many other trips and she never disappoints!  Highly recommend using Michele for any travel plans you may be thinking of taking!

Highly recommended

By: Kate


Reviewed on: 01 Jun 2014

We very much enjoyed working with Michele, she made planning a breeze and answered any questions that we had in a very timely manner.  We look forward to working with Michele again.

Very Helpful and Knowledgeable

By: ChicagoSue


Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2014

Michele has helped us plan several vacation trips outside the United States.  She understands the type of travel we enjoy and offers professional insights in crafting an itinerary.  On our most recent trip we encountered travel problems due to bad weather and she helped us secure a hotel at our connection.  While I feel confident in handling travel in the US and Canada, Michele is the person we go to when we travel outside internationally.  

Hawaii

By: Matt and family


Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2014

Michele, thank you for organizing our trip to Hawaii we would never have pulled it off without you. Our largest concern about the entire trip was how all the travel arrangements would go with 6 adults and 3 small children while making the long plane flights and inter island moves during our stay. Looking back, we cannot believe how smoothly everything went and that allowed our entire family to have an incredible experience. All your recommendations were excellent and we look forward to working with you again. Than you. -Matt and family

thanks Michele for outstanding trip

By: WAS


Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2014

Outstanding river cruise with Tauck. Our fifth Tauck trip through Michele and everything was A+ excellent.. Definitely recommend Michele and Tauck for anyone planning and wanting a wonderful vacation experience.

Great service!

By: Jessica79


Reviewed on: 17 Nov 2014

Michele was very helpful in helping me plan my recent trip! She had answers to all of my questions, made some great suggestions and helped get our trip booked and paperwork taken care of. I would definitely recommend booking with her and Travel Market Vacations!

Always so helpful and knowledgeable

By: julie612


Reviewed on: 15 Feb 2015

Michele is always very helpful and answers all questions. She has much knowledge and is able to guide our choices based on what we are interested in and enjoy. She even knew there was a bridge that might slow us down on the way to our cruise ship. Great advice!

Outstanding job on very short notice

By: buddy


Reviewed on: 18 Mar 2015

Michele did and outstanding job on putting together our trip to Spain. EVerything went well. There was one glitch but it was not her fault rather the company that was suppling the transportation. Properties selected were great. When we had to call from Spain, she made herself available to take the call to answer questions and resolve some small issues. Again, not her fault. She will be following up with one company to help us seek a refund based on the quality of tour and the lack of professionalism of the guide. Would differently use hMichelle again! She does great work and provides timely follow up.

She really listened and matched our trip to our interests!

By: pelisons3


Reviewed on: 12 May 2015

Michele has planned a variety of trips for us from a high school spring break with friends to a family holiday vacation to a luxury South American tour with another couple. Each trip was perfectly matched with our interests and budget. She listens to your ideas and adds her own creative touches to create a wonderful vacation!

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By: Lu & Tom


Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2015

We have used Michelle as our travel agent for many years and she has always done a super job arranging all of our many trips for us. We have been very pleased.

Super Fantastic Service!!!!!

By: Grafton Kate


Reviewed on: 04 Feb 2016

As always Michele went above and beyond to make our Oceania cruise fantastic. She thinks of many little things to make our trips relaxing. She is very knowlegible of all the places we travel to. We have NEVER been disappointed with her advice and service. MIchele is a very caring person and makes you feel like family.

Review of Michele and our Mexico Trip

By: Anzia Trip


Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2016

Michele did another outstanding job setting up a vacation that was perfect for our family. She is extremely efficient and candid about the resorts and the travel. We appreciate that openness and greatly respect Michele's opinion and expertise.

Chocolate lover

By: MJA25


Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2016

We have worked with Michele for dozens of travel arrangements both professionally and personally. She has always been responsive, pleasant and thoughtful about our needs. Her expert advice has helped our decision making process immensely. She has never been pushy in trying to get us to go in a direction we preferred not to. She has also been willing to suggestions we make after our travels. Lastly, whenever there has been a problem on a trip, she has helped get it rectified. And she loves chocolate.

Fantastic, Knowledgible, Profesional Travel Expert

By: Badger Girl


Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2016

Michele always has our best interests at heart. She takes her time with us and listens and with her knowledge she helps us get the most out of our travels. Every trip Michele has helped us plan has been a huge success and very smooth, hassle free and enjoyable. We never have a worry with a trip that Michele has planned.

Expert friendly service

By: Buddy boy


Reviewed on: 27 Oct 2016

Michele is knowledgeable, friendly, polite, patient, concerned, accommodating.......

2 travelers

By: rshore


Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2017

Couldn't have been better or easier. She knows us and what we like.

Last minute trip to Puerto Vallarta

By: Shelley Juedes


Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2017

Michele is great to work with, she is very helpful and efficient. She finds several travel options for you, all within your price range. Not only does she provide excellent service, she is very friendly when speaking to her. She accommodated us at the last minute and we greatly appreciated that! The all-inclusive was amazing and we may return. Because it is 45-50 minutes from the airport, it's occupancy is only 50%. That meant no waiting to book meals, no waiting for beverages, and first class service from hotel employees. The resort being only 3 years old, had updated rooms and bathrooms. The entertainment at night was very good and the fitness center had newer equipment which were added pluses. If someone is looking for a quiet resort with no "college crowd, " this is the place to go! Thank you Michele for recommending Iberostar Punta Mita and booking the trip for us!

Last minute trip to D.C.

By: Michele


Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2017

Michele is resourceful, cheerful and very helpful. I know I am in good hands when I work with her. She is awesome. Thanks Michele for all your help!

scenic river cruise

By: wisconsin


Reviewed on: 05 Sep 2017

Michele is very knowlegeble of the places we want to go to and always has our best interests at heart. She understands our wants and needs and always fulfills our expectations. Michele is very easy to work with and answers our inquires in a very timely fashion.

Cruise review

By: Al


Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Terrific. Michele provided great follow up and expertise.

Portugal and Spain

By: Wayne


Reviewed on: 13 Nov 2017

Absolutely Fantastic. All arrangements she made were great, wonderful variety of tours with no overlap, We have worked with her on many trips and 110% satisfied.

Loved working with Michele!

By: Ann


Reviewed on: 08 Feb 2018

Michelle was amazing! Everything she recommended worked out like a charm. We had the time of our lives. In the planning process she was patient with our indecision and led us in the right direction. I have used Michele for business travel for years but this was our first big trip for pleasure and I wouldn't hesitate to have her plan even a 3 day weekend! Thanks, Michele!

Scenic river cruise in Portugal

By: Bucky


Reviewed on: 12 May 2018

MICHELE is always very professional and friendly. If there is a problem MICHELE is very timely and courteous at solving it. We would not want to work with anyone other than MICHELE when we travel.

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By: Freud


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

Michele is conscientious, knowledgeable, concerned, helpful and pleasant

Enchantment Trip to Sedona

By: Jonny


Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2018

She is the best travel agent we have ever worked with in our travel history. We had a long weekend available and at the last minute, wanted to make a trip out of it. She came back with several options including the trip to Sedona. We selected Sedona and the Enchantment Resort. We LOVED the whole thing! Plus, being a Virtuoso Member, we got an incredible upgrade on our room! It had it's own pool!!! Michele nailed it again!!! She knows what we want and what we will enjoy. She's incredible at anticipating our desires, needs and expectations. Then, she delivers and exceeds our expectations. How do you beat that? You just don't.....

Canadian Rockies

By: Rob


Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2018

Michelle is excellent to work with. She is very responsive, communicates often, stays on top of the details and always has your best interests in mind. Her outgoing personality makes her fun to deal with. She's a professional with a great demeanor.

Keep coming back!

By: kantoine@new.rr.com


Reviewed on: 29 Jul 2018

Michelle never disappoints! She is so helpful, honest and aims to achieve whatever I want in a vacation !

Chicago

By: Jesse


Reviewed on: 28 Oct 2018

Michele is simply the best! Whether she’s planning a trip to Europe, a ‘glamping’ family trip or a weekend get away to Chicago, she scores a 10 or an 11 every time!

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