Dyane Shanahan 

Lake Forest, IL United States
Why work with an advisor? 
Travel Specialties
  • Beach & Sun
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoons
  • Ocean Cruising
  • River Cruising

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • Spanish

My Background

My love for travel started at a very young age when I would travel to Colombia, South America when I was a little girl. There was something about the excitement of being in an airport knowing that I would soon be taken to a place very different than what I was used to. Since then, the intrigue of foreign destinations and cultures has always been a fascination of mine. I don't just want to say that I went somewhere, but to say that I actually experienced it! Whether it be beach vacations, ski vacations, adventure vacations, or cultural vacations.....each one is amazing and unique in it's own way. And not only is each destination different, but how each traveler wants to experience it is different. I will listen and help you plan your perfect vacation based on your needs to make it the most memorable trip ever!

Places I Have Traveled

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Beyond Expectations

By: Greg

Reviewed on: 10 Feb 2015

My wife and I just enjoyed a fabulous honeymoon Dyane arranged for us. Prior to the trip Dyane was easy to work with and quickly found us options that were exactly what we asked for and within our budget. She provided us insightful information to help us land at the resort that was most appropriate for us, something we did not regret upon arrival when we had the chance to see the other resorts firsthand. She provided us documents and a detailed itinerary that made our distant travel (3 flights and a boat) seamless and comfortable. The package Dyane arranged for us was the envy of other honeymooners at the resort as we had the best bungalow location and additional perks such as an island tour that turned out to be another highlight of the trip. Overall it was the trip of our lifetime made all the much better from the help and guidance provided to us by Dyane. No regrets whatsoever!

Great Experience

By: NandS619

Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2015

Dyane did a great job helping us plan our honeymoon. She was readily available when needed, and offered great advice! It was a pleasure working with her!

Poor guide

By: Oz travellers

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2015

Our guide of the Normandy beaches was very knowlageable but very rude and discourteous. He made no effort to even call us by name, he swore many times whilst driving and was rude and discourteous to us and to other tourists. He was quite elderly and although this should be no barrier in itself he was very inflexible. Accommodation was extremely good. Our tour of the Loire Valley was excellent with a very good guide and drivers. Accommodation and food was excellent.
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Perfect Honeymoon!

By: steve

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2016

We chose Dyane to plan our honeymoon to Hawaii. She is very responsive and knowledgable. She was able to work within our schedule and budget to plan the perfect trip. We plan to work with her for future trips!

Dyane is an incredible partner

By: Tarie

Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2017

Been my agent for years. Won't use anyone else. Attentive, detailed, flexible and knowledgeable

Recommend Advisor

By: Skip

Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2017

Dyane was most helpful and always available for us!


By: jczajka@att.net

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2017

She was very helpful in arranging our private transfers and tours. It was a little difficult communicating due to her part time status but we got everything booked in time despite this.

Spain 2017

By: Spain 2017

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2017

Great. She is easy to work with and very detail oriented. Very knowledgeable.


By: Glenview

Reviewed on: 17 Jan 2018

She is wonderful! Responsive and really listens

London trip with the girls

By: Sandyb

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2018

Dyane was amazing! Coordinated a “girls trip” and it was great! Didn’t have to worry about anything, she handled all details. She is pleasant and professional and wIll definitely work with Duane again.

Bahama trip

By: Ed

Reviewed on: 04 Mar 2018

Dyane did a great job for us. We only gave her 1 week notice. We had a great time!


By: Jet

Reviewed on: 15 Apr 2018

She is great. Responsive and listens to what we need for different trips. Understanding of prices and budgets and when to blow the budget.

carnival cruise

By: traveler

Reviewed on: 14 May 2018

she made our cruise a very pleasurable event. every detail was carefully planned for our comfort. we were expressed on and off the boat. we were honored for our anniversary and all our needs were met. Dyane did a great job

European vacation

By: Michele

Reviewed on: 14 Jun 2018

Dyane was wonderful. She was extremely helpful, flexible about when to call, recommended and advised professionally, and helped me every step of the planning process and beyond. She even helped me after when I had a problem with one of the service providers. She is awesome! I will definitely work with her again.

Top Notch Trip!

By: Mari

Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2018

Dyane is very accommodating and detail oriented. She sent us a variety of options to chose from. My husband and I love to work with Dyane. She is amazing!

Great trip

By: Erik

Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2018

Dyane was wonderful to work with!

May Cruise

By: Gina

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2018

It was a pleasure to work with Dyane and for her to help plan our perfect vacation. We will definitely work with her in the future.

One of the best agents i’ve Worked with

By: Blessed

Reviewed on: 08 Aug 2018

Dyane was fantastic to work with! She helped plan our cruise for 17 family members. Nine were ages 18-3 and eight adults. She worked with my husband and myself mostly because we were treating. Dyane was always in contact and helped us to book the best cruise/ship for our needs. We worked together for a year to plan. Dyane answered questions from each of us via email or phone, and contacted us regarding insurance needs and onboard credits. We also met at the office, and she often answered my questions when off from work at the office. We couldn’t have had this great experience without her!

Summer 2018

By: Blanca Garcia

Reviewed on: 20 Sep 2018

Dyane has changed our way of travel. My husband was not a traveler and now we travel more than 10 times a year. I recommend Dyane to everyone I know because what she does is plain magic.


By: Lynnie

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018

Dyane took care of all requests and checked in with us prior to trip.

South America

By: Garcias

Reviewed on: 27 Mar 2019

This is like the sixth trip I plan with Dyane's help and it is fair to say that without her my husband and I would not be the frequent travelers we currently are.


By: Molly Konkol

Reviewed on: 25 Mar 2019

Dyane was absolutely amazing to work with! She was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and speedy quick with her responses! She made sure everything was taken care of for our trip and we enjoyed a stress free relaxing vacation!!!! Would 150% recommend booking your next vacation with Dyane!! :)

London 2019

By: flower girl

Reviewed on: 14 Apr 2019

Dyane is a lot of fun to work with. She has planned several trips for me and is always very thorough. She has great ideas for tours and enhancements that make our travel extra special.

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