• Sabrina Cramer

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Seeing Disney for this first time is unlike anything I had ever experienced on a vacation. My first Magical Disney experience was in 2012. I got to witness the magic of Disney with my 5 year old son. There is nothing like seeing the Castle or hearing the whistle of the train. Seeing the look on my sons face meeting Mickey for the first time is something I’ll never forget. My son and I have visited every year since 2012. Every time we go, we experience something new and Magical. In 2016 I surprised my son with a special birthday trip to Disney. We attended the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for his 9th Birthday. The memories of that special trip and the gleam in his eyes was one of the best feelings this Momma ever has ever felt.
    I love sharing our pictures and stories with friends and family. Being able to help someone with Disney Magic is one of the most amazing things. By helping another person see the look on their child’s face the first time they see Mickey, or a couple that is getting engaged in front of the castle, or helping plan a special anniversary trip is the most rewarding feeling. The Magical thing about Disney is there is something new to see every time you visit. I still tear up seeing the Castle for the first time and last time.

  • Samantha Davis

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Like most Disney fanatics, my love for Disney started in early childhood. I will never forget the feeling I first got when I walk down Main Street U.S.A. towards Cinderella’s Castle. Each time I return, I’m transported back to a time that was simple and easy. That love of Disney was cemented in me the first time I brought my family to Walt Disney World. The magic meant so much more when I saw it through my children’s eyes. Although Disney is my home, I love traveling to new sites or revisiting some of my other favorite must-see spots. I understand the value and importance of spending quality time with loved ones away from the distractions of our daily lives. Each vacation creates new memories and, more importantly, forms a stronger bond within our family. My passion for travel and love of bringing joy to others uniquely qualifies me to plan a truly magical vacation tailored to each guest no matter the destination!

  • Samantha Manetta

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Samantha is a life long New Yorker with a love for travel, with her number one vacation spot being Disney. She has been on several Disney vacations to include visiting Disney World, stayed on property, and sailed with Mickey & Crew. She specializes in Disney resorts, ticket reservations and any questions you may have. Samantha has a daughter, who has been on four Disney vacations. She has experienced Disney in all ways possible. Samantha will be able to give you that special Pixie Dust level of service and make all of your magical wishes when planning a vacation come true! Her true passion is helping others create magical vacations that will be remembered for years and generations to come. When she’s not planning her family’s next Disney vacation, she can be found sitting on the beach dreaming of her next trip! Samantha will be available to answer any and all of your questions or concerned regarding your trip. She will get to know your family, your likes and dislikes and be able to guide you to what she thinks will suite you best. Some of these will include; Resort recommendations, dining reservations, fast pass reservations, Special even reservations, park hopper and park passes.

  • Sara Hanle

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hello! I was born and raised in Ohio but now reside in Lexington, SC where I am a full time French teacher. I live with my husband, 4 kids and pets! We are a Disney house! Bedrooms are decorated in Disney, Disney movies in the DVD players, and taking Disney vacations to make magical memories round everything out! I would be honored to help you plan your families magical trip to Disney!

  • Sarah Araneda

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    My name is Sarah Araneda and I am a brand new mom of a beautiful baby boy, Alex. I am also the spouse of a United States Marine, Simon. I enjoy getting to spend quality time with family and friends whether we are on vacation or a simple backyard cookout.

    I have a strong love for travel, I mean who doesn’t?! Disney has been the one place during my 25 years on this earth that I have visited the most! I also have been to other places as well as been on cruises! Any vacation small or big brings joy to my heart as long as I am with those who I love.

    I participated in the Disney College Program a few years back at the Walt Disney World Resort. There I gained a lot of knowledge about the Walt Disney Parks & their mission. I am so excited to help those who want to travel to this Magical place or see beautiful places while cruises down the ocean.

  • Sarah Campbell

    Personal Vacation Advisor - Team Leader

    Sarah’s family enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and spending time making memories! Disney World is their favorite vacation spot and it is truly their “happy place”! Sarah enjoys the entire aspect of planning a Disney trip, including pouring over menus to decide the best spots to dine and mapping out the best routes to traverse the parks. Finding a hidden Mickey while outside of Disney is one of the little things that brings great joy to Sarah, she likes incorporating Disney in everything she does such as trying recipes from Disney restaurants, playing Disney games and unearthing Disney trivia.

    While in the Happiest Place on Earth, Sarah and her family enjoy collecting & trading Disney pins, meeting characters and getting autographs and pictures, and riding all of the rides, as well as trying a new restaurant or two each time. Sarah has stayed atnumerous resorts, eaten at a great number of restaurants in the Disney World parks, resorts and the Disney Springs area, has visited all four Disney World Parks, as well as Disneyland, and can offer suggestions and tips to help make your trip magical!

    In addition to Disney, Sarah and her family enjoy going on cruises and she is excited to help you plan your non-Disney trips as well!

    Memories can last a lifetime and Sarah is excited to help you make lasting memories at the Happiest Place on Earth! Sarah joined Magical Vacation Planners in 2015. She can’t wait to help you plan your trip, so contact her today!

  • Sarah Schmitt

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hi, I’m Sarah and I’m super excited to help you plan your dream vacation! I grew up on Disney movies so naturally my love for Disney grew up with me. Anywhere you go whether its on the cruise or to a park it will truly be magical and I cannot wait to help you get to your desitination!

  • Sariela Bordner

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Sariela’s love for Disney began when she made her first trip to Magic Kingdom at the age of 5. While enrolled at the University of Central Florida she met her Prince Charming. Their mutual love for Disney brought them both to work for the Mouse. Sariela auditioned and got hired to be part of Disney Entertainment at Magic Kingdom. She enjoyed dancing in parades and shows alongside her favorite Disney characters, while her fiancé worked at The Great Movie Ride at Hollywood Studios. After dating 5 years they decided there was no better way to celebrate their love than by having a Disney Fairytale Wedding at Disney’s Wedding Pavilion.

    Today, Sariela is a military spouse, mother of 3 and teacher who enjoys helping others plan their magical Disney dream vacations. She enjoys performing alongside her family in local musical theater productions and together they love going on Disney Cruises and staying at the Disney Parks. After living away from Florida for 22 years, their most recent assignment has brought them back home where she is happy to be getting the chance to use her Disney Season Pass as much as possible.

    She is excited to share her expertise, knowledge and tips on the Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line to help you plan your personalized dream vacation. She is a native of Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish and English.

  • Scott Boyer

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Scott began traveling to Disney World as a child with his parents and two brothers. He was instantly hooked on Disney magic which followed him from the East coast to CA where he frequented Disneyland while stationed in San Diego with the United States Navy.

    Scott moved back to the East coast and was married to his wife Kelly. They even honeymooned at Disney World! After having 2 children Scott and his wife began traveling regularly to Disney World with his family. The joy it gave his children, the top notch service, and ever changing experiences kept them coming back year after year.

    Recently Scott and his family traveled to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii where they spent a week basking in the sun, relaxing on the beach and savoring the local cuisine.

    Scott joined Magical Vacation Planner in 2018. He has a passion for planning Disney vacations. Scott has planned numerous trips for large groups, small families and first timers. He has experience in coordinating Disney and Aulani vacations for toddlers, teens, and adults.

    Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Aulani. Family and large group vacations. Dining plans and restaurants as well as fast pass strategies.

  • Scott Girouard

    Personal Vacation Advisor


    My name is Scott Girouard. I am a Disney Vacation club member and love to go to Disney as much as possible. I live in Massachusetts and an avid sports fan – Yes the hated New England Patriots! I am a father of two and a husband to a loving wife.

    I love to snowboard, play sports, love planning vacations for my friends and family and now want to do it for everyone I can!

  • Shana Henry

    Personal Vacation Advisor- Team Leader

    I am a lover of all things Disney and have visited Disney World on many occasions as a child and even more so as an adult with and without children of my own….I was always the vacation planner in my family and eventually friends began asking for my expertise and advice on planning their magical vacation as well! So, in 2016 I decided to become an independent consultant with magical vacation planner! I have since then also traveled to Disneyland where I received a Gold award for top sales in our company and I was recently promoted to team leader! I specialize in large groups, traveling with multiples (twin mama here!) and gluten free Disney dining! I’m ready to help you plan your magical vacation TODAY!

  • Shannon Canfield

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    What Shannon loves more than anything is helping others experience the magic of Disney. Her friends and family call her the Disney-whisperer and she takes great pride in providing detailed spreadsheets to help them have a magical adventure.

    Shannon has loved Disney for as long as she can remember and can quote lines from any Disney movie and sing all the songs. Beyond the movies and the parks, she has studied the creator, Walt along with his brother Roy and loves to share some of the stories that made these two American Icons.

    Shannon has experienced both Disneyland and WDW park with infants, toddlers, teenagers, and grandparents. Her favorite time of the year is Christmas and she and her family have spent the last 5 consecutive Christmases at a Disney Park.

    Since Shannon has food allergies, eating is always a challenge. As a result, she always reviews menus thoroughly and makes dining reservations while still trying to include the families “must eats”.

    Shannon cannot wait to work with you to create a magical adventure!

  • Shannon Finney Candelario

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I Love to Travel!

    The love of travel is infectious and I find it very gratifying to help others make their travel dreams come true. Whether it’s a Disney vacation for families or somewhere romantic for a couple, I can get you the vacation of your dreams.

    I am very skilled at working within a budget and making sure that all the things you want to do are checked off the list. Restaurant recommendations while traveling, spa treatments, romantic dinners for two, it is all covered when we do our travel interview.

    Call now and see how I can help you with ALL your travel needs. No trip too small.

  • Shannon Murphy

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I first went to Disney World when I was a small child, and now Joseph and I enjoy taking our own children. My youngest daughter took her first steps to get to Tigger at Disney! Disney is always fun, with thrilling rides, great food and awesome shopping. But, some of my favorite times at Disney are the special holiday events, such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. I have also had fun there on Thanksgiving & the Fourth of July. I want to help every family to enjoy these great experiences also – there’s is nothing like it!

  • Shannon Ponder

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I am a 24 year old mother of three perfect fur babies. I have a corgi named Talladega, a husky named Sven (yes from Frozen) and a beagle named Fred. For years I have always been the one to plan the family vacation down to every last small detail. Being a part of MVP I can turn my hobby into a passion!

  • Shannon Wasser

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hi!! My name is Shannon and I have been a Disney lover since I was a little girl. It is so special that I have now been able share my love of all things Disney with my two boys. The memories are priceless!

    I have planned our large family trips to Disney every year and loved every minute! I am frequently the go to girl for all of my friend’s Disney related questions as well!

    I love to travel and I love new adventures! I look forward to helping you and your family plan your next adventure!

  • Shari Ramsey

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Shari’s love for all things Disney started at a young age. She grew up in a family that loved to take adventures and was introduced to Disney as a child. Walking under the train station and out onto Main Street U.S.A. to face Cinderella’s Castle still brings tears of joy to her eyes today. She loved being able to watch her husband and children take this walk on their first trip to Disney World. Watching the joy on their faces now, each time they experience Disney is priceless to her.

    From Disney World to Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, countless resorts, restaurants, special events, and a whole lot of shopping, she has so many magical memories and experiences that contribute to her Disney story. She would love nothing more than to help you and your family write your very own Disney story next.

  • Sharon McKernon

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hello! Here is a little about me! I am originally from NY and have now moved to Indiana. My family consists of my twins girls whom I adore and my hubby!! My favorites thing to do is to be a mom and shop, (haha)! My family is my whole world, and they drive me everyday to be my best. I love to help people out, and I have crazy planning/organizational skills! I can’t wait to help you plan your next vacation!

  • Sharri Picard

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Aside from being a huge fan, Disney is firmly rooted in my family’s history and memories… Visiting Disneyland as a child, engaged at Snow White’s Wishing Well, married at the Disneyland & Grand Californian Hotels, experiencing both the 50th & 60th Disneyland celebrations, bringing our daughter for her first visit at just weeks old, and countless Disney travels… Disney holds a special place in my heart! And I’m now thrilled to use that love of everything Disney, combined with my love of travel and planning, to assist other families in creating magical memories & experiences of their own!

    I have been a Disneyland Resort Annual Passholder for over thirteen years, visited the Walt Disney Resort and Disney’s Aulani Resort, sailed on Disney Cruise Lines, honeymooned at Sandals Grand Bahamian, and traveled to various locations domestically and internationally… But Disney’s Castaway Cay island will always be my favorite place on the planet! I love to experience new things, meet new people and cultures, and, honestly, probably my favorite thing to do during travel, is eat! I consider myself an amateur “foodie,” and love interesting and amazing food & beverages! Having a husband and daughter of my own, I am experienced in traveling with children and families; and my background in event coordination, hotel sales, and wedding sales & planning, makes me the perfect person to entrust all of your vacation needs – every little detail, and every wish come true, to make your special trip everything that you dreamed!

  • Shaun Rice

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hello! My name is Shaun. I live in New Windsor, New York with my beautiful wife, Mary, our wonderful daughter Olivia (when she is not away at college) and our Maltese pup, Molly. We are a Disney family. Our home is decorated with photos from our vacations to Walt Disney World, a trip to Disneyland and a cruise to the Bahamas and Castaway Cay on the Disney Wonder. I have enjoyed Disney vacations traveling as a couple, as a family of three, with our extended family and with friends. I listen to podcasts, watch videos and read magazines to keep updated on the Disney magic.
    I joined the Magical Vacation Planner team to help you plan the Disney vacation of your dreams. Whether you are looking to enjoy a 7 day visit to Walt Disney World or a romantic getaway on a Disney cruise we can work together to book the hotel, reserve the restaurant table and plan the itinerary that works best for you. Thank you.

  • Shauna Kerr

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    My name is Shauna and I love to plan Disney vacations. My husband, Rob, and I have been married for over ten years. Rob and I went to Disney for our honeymoon, and we had an amazing time. We even went back before we had our kids for a couples weekend. We now have two children, Robby and Riley and they have been two Disney four times. We love to spend our family vacations at Disney World. Whether it’s a couples only trip, a large family vacation or a quick weekend getaway, planning a Disney Vacation can be overwhelming. I will take that stress off of you and plan your Disney Vacation!!!

  • Sheila Medina

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I am a lifetime traveler who fell in love with Disney World and traveling at a very young age. In addition to being a Magical Vacation Planner, I serve in United States Army as a Family Nurse Practitioner and hold a Doctorate of Nursing Practice and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. I have always been an adventurous person who loves to travel and I have years of experience in planning numerous vacations for family members, friends, and co-workers.

    My mission is to help others plan a stress free, seamless, unforgettable, magical vacation for their families, friends, and loved ones. Steinbeck wrote: “A Trip….is an entity, different from all other journeys. It has personality, temperament, individuality, and uniqueness. A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike”. I believe this to be true and I will tailor your trip to your individual needs. Time is a precious commodity and vacations afford us the opportunity to frame those precious memories that will last a lifetime. So, let me help you create your life’s story through travel and discover for yourself the difference a vacation planner can make.

  • Shelley Bates

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    My family looks forward to every vacation, especially a Disney vacation. I had my first Disney experience after graduating from college and could not wait to get back. Now my family likes unwind on one of the 4 cruise ships where we feel that we get a true family vacation with something for everyone.

    I look forward to planning your next vacation. Together we will work with your needs, wants and budget to build a magical experience. I will work with you from start to finish for Resort planning, park tickets, Dining recommendation, fast pass+ strategy and general questions.

  • Sheri DeVore

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I love Disney! Ever since I was a kid I have been fascinated with Disneyland, Disney World, Disney characters, the Disney Store and Disney movies . There has always been something magical that the word “Disney” brings. I am so thrilled to have this new position to help people travel and bring that magic into their own homes and share memories with loved ones.

    All of my jobs since I was a teenager have allowed me to work with people in different capacities. I love working with people. For my main job, I currently work with people who have disabilities. I have a Masters degree and have several years of experience working with people. I have a lot of customer service experience.

    I love doing phography, wakeboarding, camping, road biking, fishing, hiking, skiing and being in nature. I love being in the mountains and near the ocean. I love baking! I have a really cute dog that I love being with. I love traveling and seeing new places. I grew up on the East Coast and currently live out in the West.

  • Sherry Whiten

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hi, my name is Sherry. I am a mom of three children and I am married to a wonderful husband. I have a love and passion for Disney that began at a very early age. I have travelled to Disney many times and each time is as special and holds as much wonder and excitement as the first. There’s just no other feeling like hearing the words Welcome Home! I have stayed at different Disney resorts and have had the opportunity to experience many wonderful meals at both table service and quick service restaurants. My family and I have sailed many times with Disney Cruise Line which is something we look forward to every year. I truly enjoy sharing my love for Disney with others and would love to help you plan a magical vacation.

  • Si’Yan Lumas

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Si’Yan is a loving mother and educational profession who stays on the go for both business and pleasure. She enjoys traveling to new and exciting places while indulging in new cuisine is one of her biggest hobbies. Disney is family favorite and she especially loves going back each year because there is always something new to explore!

    SiYan’s attention to details and desire to make each new travel adventure, whether its a Disney vacation, an exotic romantic getaway, or aboard a cruise ship, as enjoyable as possible will help to take away the stress of planning your next vacation. Contact SiYan today to put some magic into your trip!

  • Stacey Dickson

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I’m Stacey. I am mother to 3 princesses. Vacations and family memories are very important to our family. I have been to Disney World more times than I can remember, and have explored Universal Studios, as well. My first trip to Disney World was at age 6, and I have been frequenting ever since.

    Disney is my families’ favorite place to vacation. We have traveled with our family and in large groups of all ages, including an infant and great grandparents. I look forward to assisting others in getting the most out of their magical experience.

    All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

  • Stacey Marks

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    It’s no secret I love all things “Disney.” As a child, I looked forward to yearly trips with my family. Those happy memories grew into adulthood, when I had the opportunity to take part in three different internships at Walt Disney World during my college years.

    I now have two children of my own and they have been to Walt Disney World and The Disney Cruise more times than people believe! We have even built a trip around a Family Disney Wedding.

    I am thrilled to me able to share my experiences and help others plan their magical memories. It has always been one of my favorite things to do. I am a planner by nature and have visited Disney World just about every time of the year-with babies to tween children-grandparents included! I have stayed at almost every resort and they are each so fun in their own unique way.

    Thank you for the consideration in letting me be a part of your vacation planning.

    Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Traveling with kids, Traveling as a couple, Celebrations, Surprises and Disney Cruises.

  • Stacie Muse

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Being a Magical Vacation Planner is a dream come true for Stacie. Having travelled to Walt Disney World over 30 times, she loves making each vacation special and unique and knows she can do the same for you. Stacie and her husband spent their honeymoon in Walt Disney World, and they are raising their twin daughters to share their love of all things Disney! Stacie has an extensive knowledge of all of the resorts at Walt Disney World, from the value resorts to the Deluxe Villas. When not visiting the parks, her family enjoys cruising with Disney Cruise Line and relaxing at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort in Florida.

    No matter what season you have in mind for your travels, Stacie can help you with all of the details such as planning unique dining experiences, taking advantage of special events, and enjoying all of the magic that Disney has to offer.

    Areas of Focus: Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland, resort and dining recommendations, traveling with kids (including infants and toddlers), traveling without kids

  • Stefanie Loehr

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I am a wife and mother of two little princesses and one prince. I am currently a preschool teacher and adore my little munchkins at school.

    I first visited Disney when I was five years old and then not again until I was 15! I was totally in love with Disney World! When my husband and I moved to Florida 10 years ago, he had never been. We went, and instantly became Disney addicts! When we had children, we decided that they too, shall know all of the excitement and pure joy that comes from the Happiest Place on Earth!

    I am looking forward to an opportunity to help others achieve their dream Disney vacations! Disney has so much to offer in so many different aspects that there truly is something for everyone!

  • Stefanie Whitt

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Hello! I’m Stefanie Whitt. I’m the wife of a retired Naval Officer and a mother of 3; 2 daughters and 1 son, who’s a Marine. My family loves to travel! I’ve been on cruises and stayed at various resorts. On the way home from a vacation I’m already planning our next trip! I enjoy meeting new people and helping them discover their next vacation destination. It would be my pleasure to help each client customize their dream vacation.

  • Stephanie Bridges

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    1988 was the year Stephanie took her first vacation to Walt Disney World at the age of 2. Her love for Disney reflects in her life daily from the vintage attraction posters in her office to the Mickey Mouse watch on her wrist; Stephanie is always channeling her inner Disney.
    Stephanie and her husband Steven, live in Raleigh, NC with their cat Tabitha. Stephanie has taken annual and multi-year vacations to Walt Disney World, ventured out to Anaheim to the Disneyland Resort and sailed the high seas with Disney Cruise Line. Stephanie has also experienced many of Disney’s annual events such as Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival, Star Wars Weekends, Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festive and Special Ticket events like Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.
    With many years of Disney travel under her belt and a graduate of the College of Disney Knowledge, Stephanie has gained a wealth of Disney knowledge. From choosing a Disney Resort Hotel, getting the scoop on top rides and attractions and dining recommendations, Stephanie will work hard to provide advice and assist will every aspect of your Disney vacation while ensuring you make the most of your time at, “The Happiest Place on Earth.”
    In addition to Disney Destinations, Stephanie also has experience with Universal Orlando Resort Vacations, Sea World, Discovery Cove, Royal Caribbean and all-inclusive Sandals & Beaches Resorts.
    Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Dining Recommendations, Adult Trips, Honeymoons. Universal Orlando Resort, Royal Caribbean, Sandals/Beaches Resorts.

  • Stephanie Fowler

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Stephanie grew up in a family that valued traveling and making memories together. Stephanie believes making memories with her family and friends is far more important than material things. For that reason she chooses to vacation with her family often. When she got married, she and her husband took their honeymoon to Walt Disney World. When their daughter was two years old, they introduced her to the magic. Over the years, they have visited Walt Disney World numerous times, experienced Disneyland and California Adventures, and cruised several times with Disney Cruise Lines. Even after numerous Disney trips, all three of them still shriek with excitement when driving by the Welcome sign at Walt Disney World, or when they first see the ship at Port Canaveral. It is difficult to choose a favorite Disney memory when the list includes watching your three year old daughter squeal with delight through an entire afternoon parade on Main Street, riding the classic It’s a Small World in Disneyland, seeing the Fireworks at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom, receiving a birthday surprise from Mickey Mouse, or watching the sunrise over the open ocean from your veranda aboard a Disney cruise.

    Stephanie and her family marked off a bucket list item last year when they were able to visit all four theme parks in Walt Disney World in one day. They were at Animal Kingdom to see the sunrise over Pandora, and watched the sunset behind Cinderella’s castle at Magic Kingdom. They walked many miles that day and visited all of their favorite attractions with the help of the FastPass + program. A few months later, Stephanie planned a completely different vacation for her best friend. For this first Disney World vacation, their family wanted more time at the resort and a more leisurely stroll through the parks.

    When planning an eight night multi-city tour of Southern California, Stephanie spent hours searching for the perfect destinations, hotels, tours, and attractions to please everyone in her family. Planning ahead and looking at all of the options is just as fun as the vacation. Stephanie wants to have all of the advanced planning done so that when she puts the suitcase in the car, there will be no more worries. She and her family have also experienced the exhilaration of packing the car and starting an unplanned vacation with only a map and some travel apps.

    Regardless of which type of vacation suits you, Stephanie can help you make the perfect plan.
    With her attention to detail, Stephanie can put together a memorable vacation. Whatever the occasion, size of group, or vacation style, Stephanie can find the perfect Disney vacation to please everyone in your group.

  • Stephanie Gaff

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I fell in love with travel at a very young age. If it were long family vacations are just a short jaunt for the day, as long as we were traveling for new adventures, I was in. I was 10 when I made my first trip to Disney World, but I would not return again until I was 33 when I returned with my husband and 6 year old daughter. Once there, we all fell in love and have returned every year since. I enjoy planning vacations for myself, my family, and my friends. I am very detailed oriented and do my best to research what best suits the needs of everyone to make the most enjoyable vacation possible. I love what I do and hope you give me the opportunity to make some magical memories for you and your family.

  • Stephanie Hiday

    Team Leader- Personal Vacation Advisor

    Stephanie is a wife and mother of five amazing children. She fell in love with the Disney “magic” after taking her oldest daughter to Walt Disney World when she was four and that was 18 years ago. After that, she and her husband have taken their family twice a year for vacations. Recently, her oldest daughter got engaged at Cinderella’s Royal Table. The love of Disney has carried on to their children as they have grown and they all feel like they are “home” as they walk down Main Street U.S.A. They have enjoyed staying at the different resorts and she knows helpful tips for large families. Each season of life brings different experiences at the parks and the adventure never ends. They have enjoyed trips to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii, and cruises aboard the Disney Dream and Fantasy. She believes the saying, “The family that plays together, stays together.” They joined the Disney Vacation Club in 2010 to further enhance their Disney vacations.

    Not only is Stephanie skilled at planning vacations for families of all sizes, she is accomplished at planning couples vacations. Her and her husband make it a point to plan their own Disney getaways each year to relish in all that Disney has to offer for couples. They enjoy Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival and Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival. They also enjoy experiencing new adventures with special tours that are offered at Walt Disney World.

    As an elementary school teacher, Stephanie loves the creativity and imagination that Disney inspires in all ages. She carries her passion for Disney to her classroom and loves talking to anyone about their love of Disney and their magical vacations. She lives by Walt’s words “If you can dream it, you can do it!” That has been an important life lesson that she wants to inspire not only in her own children, but also to her children at school! Her students refer to her as the teacher that loves Mickey Mouse!

    Stephanie would love to use her knowledge of Disney and her many experiences to help you create your Disney dream vacation! She wants to help you plan an experience that will create lasting and lifelong memories. No matter if it’s your first Disney vacation or your tenth! There is always something new to discover and experience! From the endless delectable dining options to themed resort stays to defining what Disney magic means to you, she will help make your magical dream come true!

    Areas of focus: Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii, Adventures by Disney, Universal Studios Parks and Resorts, Sandals and Beaches All-Inclusive Luxury Resorts, Royal Caribbean International Cruises, and Viking River Cruises, Family trips with infants, teens, adults, Resort and Dining Recommendations, and couple getaways & honeymoons.

  • Stephanie Inch

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    My love for Disney began at a later age than most people. I went to Walt Disney World for the first time when I was 28 years old. My daughter was less than a year old. I wanted to experience Disney with my Mom before her dementia worsened. The decision to go in 2006 changed my life forever!

    In 2009 I returned to Walt Disney World with my husband, mother, and daughter. I could not wait to show him the parks and have him see for himself what I was so excited about once I arrived home from my first trip. Later in 2009 I went on my first Disney cruise to celebrate my in-law’s 40th wedding anniversary. I was hesitant to go since I get motion sickness. Again, this is a decision I will never regret! I couldn’t believe Disney magic was at-sea as well as on land! I was hooked!

    From there, we have visited the parks many times, mostly during holiday seasons since I was a teacher and that was the most convenient time to travel for us. We have also embarked on 8 magical Disney cruises and one non-Disney cruise and have a New Year’s Eve cruise planned for this December.

    Professionally, I have worked in EMS as a Paramedic for 12 years, taught elementary school for 5 years, and simultaneously worked for the YMCA as a lifeguard, lifeguard instructor, and swim instructor (for 17 years). My classroom was set up as a Mickey Mouse room and we were known as Mrs. Inch’s Imagineers. I have decided to return to the world of Emergency Medical Services. My family enjoys traveling and spending time together playing games or going on walks in our free time.

    I hope to help families plan their vacations and make memories that will last a lifetime!

  • Stephanie Mayes

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Stephanie lives south of Indianapolis with her husband and two daughters.
    Stephanie has loved every about Disney since her first trip to Walt Disney World at the age of 4.
    Following a trip with her husband and daughter in 2014 Stephanie became Disney obsessed. Wanting to read everything about Disney World that she could and advising anyone that would listen on what to do, where to go, and where to eat on their upcoming vacations. She has returned to Disney World yearly since that trip.
    There is something truly magical about each and every time Stephanie sets foot on Disney property and she can’t wait to share that magic with you and start planning your family’s next vacation!

  • Stephanie Smoker

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Having been born and raised in Florida, I have been frequenting Disney world since I was a child. Now that I have a child of my own, it has been amazing to be able to see the Disney magic through her eyes, and she’s been going since she was an infant!. Everytime we visit the parks there is always something new and exciting to discover. Ive been sharing tips and tricks for all of my families and friends for years, and I’m excited to join the Magical Vacation Planner team in order to bring the magic and memories to all families.

    In addition to being a Magical Vacation Planner, I am an emergency room nurse, and I’m very good in stressful situations, so I’m able to take all of the stress from planning a vacation away, and just let it be a magical experience for all.

  • Stephanie Vanderhoff

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I have been a teacher for 13 years, married 12 years, and have 3 small boys. Family time is extremely important-especially vacations! Therefore, why not travel to the “Happiest Place on Earth” with family and friends!

    I have always been a Disney fanatic and I’ve personally toured many of the hotels and became extremely educated about their grounds and facilities. I’ve toured many of the following locations such as the Swan and Dolphin , Contemporary, Bay Lake Towers, Polynesian, Grand Floridan, Fort Wilderness, Wilderness Lodge, Beach and Yacht Club, Pop Century, Wyndham Bonnet Creek, and Animal Kingdom Lodge. Every hotel has something AMAZING to offer!

    Additionally, I’m very aware of the transportation systems via monorails, buses, and boats to
    Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom and have rode most of the rides at least twice! Disney Springs is another great spot for our family and we love T-Rex, Earl of Sandwich, and the Rainforest Cafe to name a few. 🙂 Finally, I have also been to Disneyland too! It was excellent and super convenient since the parks were right across from each other.

    Although I have not been to every location offered by Disney, I have traveled to many places world wide and that knowledge is extremely beneficial. I’ve been on a Mediterranean cruise to Spain, Italy, Monaco, and France. Also, I’ve been to Hawaii, California multiple times, many northern states, skiing in Utah and Colorado twice, all through the Caribbean islands, 3 cruises to the Caribbean, Nicaragua twice (once on a mission trip). We also travel to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina two or three times a year and our family stays next to the Disney resort there. Therefore, I am very familiar with their grounds.

  • Stephen Noon

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Stephen’s first visits to the Disney Parks began when he was a young child. Later on, he had the opportunity to perform and visit at Walt Disney World with his future wife. Now, they visit both Walt Disney World and Disneyland frequently with their three young children (ages 7-12). One of the greatest experiences for Stephen has been watching his children grow up and create their own Disney memories. Whether it’s going to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, meeting a character for the first time, or being tall enough for their first ride on Space Mountain, every milestone is magical!

    Stephen’s philosophy on making a Disney trip truly memorable is to plan as much as possible ahead of time in order to make your visit while you’re in the parks stress free and enjoyable. Disney Parks are always trying to improve and update experiences for their guests, and it’s important to have someone available and up to date with those changes to guide you in your planning. From advanced dining reservations, Fastpass + resevations, room preferences and considerations in all of the Disney resorts, special events, planning out daily itineraries, transportaion considerations in the parks, to where’s the best place to stand for World of Color in California Adventure, Stephen can help you make the most of your Disney vacation.

    Stephen and his family have stayed in every hotel category in Walt Disney World, and are experts in maxing out the Dinsney Dining Plan. He has visited with immediate family, extended family, and friends and their children. In addition, he has visited during the holiday season at both Walt Disney World & Disneyland, and has attended Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

    Stephen looks forward to helping you custom design the perfect Disney Vacation for you and your family as you look to create your own magical memories!

  • Sunni Willis

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I have been visiting the Walt Disney World Parks since I was in high school. While it can be hard to get any teenage girl to be excited about a family vacation, I fell in love with Disney back then and it has become a very big part of my life today.
    I love helping people plan their vacations, which is why I became an MVP agent. I am a good listener, and I enjoy getting to know my clients to help them get the most out of their magical visit. I especially love helping to plan surprise visits!
    Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway with the girls, or a big family trip with multiple generations, I will work hard to get you the most vacation for the best value!
    I look forward to planning with you!

  • Susie Erickson

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I am happily married, a mom to a teenage son, and have been working as a middle school special education teacher for over 25 years. I love to travel and am a huge Disney World Fanatic. My son and I visit Disney World at least once a year and take advantage of all the magic it has to offer. Being a Magical Vacation Planner is a dream job because it allows me to use my experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to organize a vacation to remember. I would love the opportunity to plan a magical vacation for your family/friends, whether its a cruise, Universal, Sandals/Beaches. or the happiest place on Earth, Disney.

    “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

  • Suzanne Heiss

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    Suzanne joined the MVP team in 2015. She has been fascinated by all the facets of Disney World since her very first trip in 1992 as a college student. She and her husband spent their honeymoon in Disney World, and she and her family have visited Disney World countless times over the years.

    Suzanne has enjoyed bringing her children to Disney World through the years, and she specializes in planning vacations for families with children of all ages and needs. Using her personal experience, staying at resorts on property and dining at most restaurants on property, Suzanne is able to make confident recommendations for your family plans based on your family’s personal preferences. She can even point out to you the attractions or experiences that may be “scary” or “loud” for younger guests, and those resorts with the exact amenity that matters most to your family. She is familiar with all the special events and tours at Disney World, and can answer your specific questions about Disney’s Magic Bands, Fast Passes, and My Disney Experience.

    In addition to her Disney World Experience, Suzanne and her family have sailed on Disney Cruise Line. Their favorite destination is of course, Disney’s Castaway Cay! They love the relaxed but luxurious atmosphere of the Disney Ships and the limited crowds on board. She describes it here, “It’s like finding a whole new Disney Park without the crowds and walking!”

    As a Magical Vacation Planner, Suzanne is eager to get to know her guests’ preferences and is willing to provide as little or as much assistance with the vacation planning as her guest prefers. Some of her guests ask her to plan every detail, while others prefer that she teach them the ropes and let them plan the specifics. Either way, Suzanne remains available before and throughout the entire vacation for any questions that may arise.

    Areas of Expertise: Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts, Disney Cruise Line, Family Vacations, Traveling with Children, Traveling with Gluten Sensitivities

  • Suzi Hall

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes -Cinderella.
    I would love to be a part of helping your family’s Disney dreams come true by serving as your trusted advisor. I have been to Walt Disney World over 50 times and still cry every time I walk down Main Street and catch my first glimpse of Cinderella’s Castle. Loving all things Disney, I have made two treks to Disneyland to get a true feel of where the “magic” originated. My family will be cruising for the fourth time with Disney this year as well.

    Whether your travels take you to California, Florida or beyond by cruising, I would be honored to help plan your ultimate escape.

  • Suzi Wiley

    Personal Vacation Advisor

    I first fell in love with Disney when I was a little girl. When I became a mother of two beautiful girls, it was my dream to take them to Disney. We never traveled with our children before due to a life-threatening food allergy, so after researching, we decided to give it a try. Our experience was beyond magical and life-changing. My daughter got to eat a dessert for the first time in a restaurant and ate fantastic food. From that moment on we were hooked on Disney. I am now determined to give other people the MAGICAL Disney experience we had. Dreams really do come true at Disney, and it is my goal to make your dreams come true too!