Laura Schmitzer CTC

Richboro, PA United States
An independent affiliate of Journeys Unlimited - Richboro
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Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Escorted Tours
  • Ocean Cruising

  • United Kingdom
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

I am fun loving, carefree individual who loves to plan wonderful vacations for my clients.  There is nothing better than having a client return home from their best vacation ever!!  I enjoy the challenge of matching the perfect vacation to each of my clients!

Places I Have Traveled

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Reviewed on: 09 Sep 2015

Laura is fantastic, and she put together a great trip for us! She figured out the logistics of getting us to 6 different cities by train and booking us hotels. After sending us all of the information on hotels and prices, we realized we needed to end where we planned on starting, so she rearranged it for us without a problem. Laura is great to work with and gives great recommendations.

Wonderful experience!

By: Christy

Reviewed on: 04 Feb 2016

My friend and I booked a trip to Costa Rica with Laura a few weeks ago. She made everything very easy and seamless for us and was more than willing to help us with all of our questions, got back to us right away and was detailed in instruction. Laura went above and beyond and really saved us when the snow storm came and we had to switch our flight date to the day before previously booked. She dropped everything the minute the airline opened up and got us an earlier flight out which really saved our trip from being a disaster since the airport had closed the day we were originally set to leave. It was a great experience, she's very personable and helpful and I would highly recommend her! Will definitely call her again next time I go on vacation, which hopefully is sooner than later!

Great trip!

By: Kira

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2016

Laura put together a great Costa Rica trip for us! She looked into a bunch of different types of trips and found us exactly what we wanted. The hotel at Tabacon was the best hotel I've ever stayed in. All of the transfers she booked were easy/smooth, and one driver stopped to show us sloths. I highly recommend booking trips through Laura - she always has great suggestions based on the experience you're looking for.


By: Devon

Reviewed on: 24 May 2016

The Reflections of Italy tour through Colette was wonderful. I am so glad Laura recommended it to us. She made the whole booking process super easy and made sure we were all set before we left for the trip.

Expert Friendly Service

By: Elaine

Reviewed on: 20 Jun 2016

Laura went over and above to help us with all our plans - she followed through to the very end of the trip/wedding - We would definitely recommend and use her again. She was just fabulous!!!

Superior and reliable!

By: Skaterchow

Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2016

I and my family have relied on Laura to help plan our vacations for 30 years. She is competent, informed and an able and willing representative for our personal interests, likes and dislikes. My wife and I recently returned to Germany, this time for a river cruise on the Rhine. The rains in Europe interrupted the scheduled itinerary but the line did its best to overcome the problems. While things were changed a little, the Avalon line/personnel did a yeoman-like job of substituting and filling any gaps with pleasurable alternatives. They appear to be a top flight line capable of navigating the adverse situations that come their way. Frankly, I expected this. Experience tells me that Laura would not choose a questionable source for my/our vacation needs. We stayed in the Sofitel Grand in Amsterdam. Beautiful sight in a prime location. Top flight amenities and personnel who obviously liked where they worked and did their upmost to see to our satisfaction

Trip West

By: 40th Anniversary Lou

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2016

We had a most magnificient trip from the time we flew to Chicago (loved Chicago) and then got on the train and headed West. To see the beauty of this country is amazing! Denver is where you really start seeing the Colorado Rockies.They were just so beautiful. Each city we stopped in had something different from the architecture to the history etc. San Francisco was very beautiful and so much to see and do. Driving down the coast from San Francisco to San Diego was amazing. Looking down at the ocean below was breathtaking! Overall the trip planned by Laura (from Journeys) was just perfect. Laura had the the packet with our vouchers and everything was planned to the "T". The accomodations,tours,airplane,train etc. all went smoothly. We thought Laura did an amazing job of preparing our trip and would love to ask her for any future planning of trips.Laura "thank you"! Lou

Absolutely Perfect Travel Agent

By: MichelleSC

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2016

Laura has been planning amazing vacations for our family for the past 20 years and we would never book a trip without her help! Her attention to detail, professionalism, and travel knowledge are the best in the business. This trip was to Beaches in Turks & Caicos for 10 members of our extended family and the week was a complete success. Thank you Laura for always going the extra mile!!!!

Very helpful and friendly

By: Tracey1

Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2016

Laura gave us many options for our trip to Ireland and helped us decide which trip was best for us! Our trip was wonderful. Thank You for everything!

Travel Agent

By: Betsy

Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

Laura is a responsible, knowledgeable agent. Always updating her travelers on changes or additions to your tour. If you had a question & she didn't know the answer she would find out an answer for you. A pleasure to work with.

Alaska cruise and inland trip May/June 2017

By: Jack

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2017

It was fabulous working with Laura. She set the bar so high with this trip.

Great Travel Agent!

By: Artistjbs3

Reviewed on: 03 Jul 2017

Laura worked really hard to plan an amazing trip for us! She was always available to answer questions, and offer help whenever needed. We will definitely call her again to plan our future trips!

Service Provider

By: diane

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

This was my first tour arranged by a travel agent. she was recommended to me by a friend. From the day I called her, she was on top of everything. She had the tour selected within hours of my initial call. I was constantly informed of what needed to be done and when. She was very helpful in answering my questions. I was extremely pleased with my trip as everything went smoothly and was so well planned. It was a trip that I will always have fond memories of.

Long time client

By: AH Dave

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2017

Laura is a true professional and goes the extra mile to make sure all of our travel arrangements are perfect. She does great research and answers all of our questions. She's our go-to travel advisor and we are happy to have her. We highly recommend her.

Grand Teton/Yellowstone


Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2017

I have worked with Laura on several occassions. Her expertise made planning our trip to GTNP and YNP a seamless process. Laura communicated throughout the planning process and even shared some of her personal experiences in the parks which helped make our experience all the better. The logistics of our vacation were perfectly planned and all we had to do was get there and enjoy. Working with Laura was a pleasure and a key to a great vacation!

Houston hospital visit

By: Csrol

Reviewed on: 27 Sep 2017

Exceptional '!!

Wonderful Travel Agent

By: Devon

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2017

Laura was great to work with! She gave us a variety of options and prices for our trip and helped us select the best options for our trip. She took care of all our needs and in a timely fashion. Our trip ran so smoothly thanks to all her hard work!

Laura was great!

By: Kate

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2017

Laura was very helpful in planning our first river cruise. As this was our first trip to Europe and doing a river cruise, we had many questions. Laura was quick to get us the answers we needed and addressed any concerns we had. She helped us plan a wonderful trip. Would not hesitate to work with her again.

A longtime satisfied customer

By: David Joffe

Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2017

Laura has been my entire family's travel consultant for over 30 years. She has planned/arranged over 20 vacations for my wife and I and even more vacations for our married children. We have recommended her to friends. She has guided and advised us on trips both inside the US and around the world. We have never been disappointed in either her offerings or her opinions. In today's world with its problems and expenses someone with Laura's knowledge and experiences is invaluable.

January trip

By: SledgeHammer

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2017

One word...awesome!

Excellent Start to Finish

By: pappamikes

Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2018

Laura is great to work with and super responsive. Would highly recommend her!


By: Gorp

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2018

Could not ask for a better trip advisor!

Excellent as Usual

By: London and Italy

Reviewed on: 07 Jun 2018

Laura is very knowledgeable and always adds valuable advice or insight when making any arrangements. Pleasure to work with and would highly recommend her services.


By: Happy

Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Laura was wonderful and would use her and recommend her in the future. She really helped me out giving me info that I wouldn't even know to ask!! Thank you Laura

Trip of a lifetime

By: Lynn

Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2018

Easy peasy. She was extremely knowledgeable about a cruise/land tour of Alaska that I wanted to take with friends. Laura recommended Princess cruise line and they did a phenomenal job. She was able to get us some good package deals. She knew which tours would fill up fast and encouraged us to sign on sooner rather than later. She answered questions very promptly, even if it was on the weekend. I have 2 friends who wanted to join the trip less than a month from sailing and Laura got them onboard, arranged everything for them and has us all staying in rooms near each other in everything but the first hotel. A week or so before the trip she stopped over my house with all the paperwork and reviewed it with me. She goes above and beyond. Laura is always pleasant and if she doesn't know the answer to a question she finds out and gets back to you. Can't say enough great things about her! AND she send a complimentary bottle of wine to our room!

Alaska Cruise

By: Mary

Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2018

She took care of everything and Fokker up with me.

Rocky Mountain Park

By: Rocky Mountain High

Reviewed on: 03 Sep 2018

Laura made the whole planning process easy and seamless. We have engaged Laura for several trips and every one of them was well researched and well planned.

Laura Rulz!

By: AVMBioMed

Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2018

Amazing! She listens, understands and anticipates. Everything was planned perfectly without hassle, intrusion or difficulty on my end.

Laura is perfect!


Reviewed on: 30 Nov 2018

Working with Laura is like eating your favorite meal with your favorite people at your favorite place listening to your favorite music drinking your favorite wine. And getting a back massage. And you absorb no calories and get younger as time goes on. And someone is paying you well to be there, and of course picking up the check. And inviting you back as often as you want.

Another great vacation 😎

By: T n T

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2019

Working with Laura is awesome, this was our 3rd vacation planned with Laura’s guidance, this was a great escape out of the frigid weather to Excellence resort, Punta Cana. Everything was perfect, from the flights to the resort. Can’t wait to plan another vacation.

Review Laura

By: Gorp

Reviewed on: 17 Feb 2019

Wonderful recommendations , always available, pays attention to detail..could not give a higher reccomendation

Waco trip

By: Margo

Reviewed on: 23 Feb 2019

Very easy! Everything went smoothly

Quality Advice and Service

By: mikes

Reviewed on: 30 Apr 2019

Laura always exceeds expectations for advice and service. I would highly recommend her for all travel needs


By: Moon

Reviewed on: 18 May 2019

Everything was well planned. Also she recommended the Mobay Club. What's yours perfect

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