(43 Reviews)
98% Recommended

Janet Stanczak

O'Fallon, MO

Leisure Travel Expert and Group Travel Specialist

Travel is my passion and I have been traveling the world for over 30 years. My job is to make your getaway a dream vacation. The internet is a great place to investigate, but when it comes time to confirm plans for your well-deserved getaway, don't rely on information from the web. Call me so that I can use my destination knowledge to assist you in choosing the right resort in the right destination, with personalized service. Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, Ring of Kerry in Ireland, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Sydney Opera House in Australia and Dunn's River Falls in Jamaica... all beautiful, unique sites around the world that are definitely in some of my favorite destinations that I have visited. I have also had the privilege to escort groups to many destinations around the world. Whether it's a group of 10 or group of 1000, I love groups of all sizes! Multi-generational vacations, reunions, clubs, incentive groups, just to name a few, are some of the great groups I enjoy planning.

My Travel Specialties

Vacation Travel Expert and Group Specialist

I grew up in Missouri and happily live here today. I’ve always had the travel bug with a strong desire to see the world, and 40 years ago, I entered the travel industry with the goal of helping everyone enjoy their dream vacation!

I had always loved the planning process before a great trip,...
Read more from my Vacation Travel Expert and Group Specialist bio.

Destination Wedding on the beach.

Ireland Specialist

I'm in love with Ireland!

From Shannon to Dublin, from Galway to Cliffs of Moher, every site in Ireland is unforgettable.

I have traveled to this destination four times, each time falling deeper in love with this beautiful country.  Besides the beautiful sites, the Irish are some of...
Read more from my Ireland Specialist bio.

Standing at Cliffs of Moher

River Cruising

I am a huge fan of river cruising. It's a perfect way to see Europe's finest cities. The river barges actually dock right in the city centers. I loved cruising down the Rhine River through Germany on Viking Cruise Line. The sights were spectacular! Castles, history, pubs, bakeries and so much more...
Read more from my River Cruising bio.

Rhine River Cruise-in Amsterdam

Disney Vacation Planner & Specialist

Looking for a trip to Disney World or Disney Land? I'm honored to have served on the Walt Disney World Travel Advisory Board for four years. During this time, I became quite familiar with the hotels located within the Disney Parks. Disney always brings out the kid in us all! Although Disney is a...
Read more from my Disney Vacation Planner & Specialist bio.

Mickey and Jan - Disneyland

All-Inclusive Travel Specialist

All Inclusive all the way!

Looking for a carefree vacation that includes your resort, all your meals daily, drinks of all kinds along with activities and non-motorized water sports?  If the answer is yes, an All-Inclusive vacation is for you!

There are great all-inclusive resorts in...
Read more from my All-Inclusive Travel Specialist bio.

Beach in Dominican Republic at All-Inclusive

Fiji Travel Agent Specialist

Bula!

Beautiful Fiji, located in the South Pacific, consists of 333 small tropical islands.

White sand beaches, crystal clear ocean waters and the friendliest, most welcoming people I have ever met.

Whether you stay in a resort during your time in Fiji or cruise the breathtaking islands...
Read more from my Fiji Travel Agent Specialist bio.

Fiji sunset

My Travel Albums

Fiji
snorkeling - Blue starfish
Rhine River Cruise
Amsterdam-Rhine River Cruise
Disneyland/Disneyworld
Disneyworld-Parade
Ireland
Dublin--Molly Malone "the tart with the cart"
Los Cabos, Mexico
Daytime Pool area

Customer Testimonials

Great Family Vacations

My husband and I travel with our children as often as possible. We love travel! Jan always takes great care of us and finds us travel deals that are affordable for a family of 5. We always travel to all-inclusive resorts and we rely on Jan to make recommendations for us. We've always trusted her and every resort we visited has been perfect for our family.
Kerry M. Dexter, MO

Best Travel Agent ever!

I've traveled every year for the past 10 years and I wouldn't use any other travel agent! Whether my husband and I travel alone or with a group of our friends, Jan always sends us to the perfect resort and always at a great price. I highly recommend her to all my friends.
Darla K. Dexter, MO

My Reviews

23 of 34 people found this review helpful
The trip was great. Didn't want to leave. Ready to
Jan was very knowledgeable. She coordinated the tours and offered numerous good options for accommodations. Was especially helpful with last minute details.
By  RCT  from  Ofallon, Missouri
Traveled to  Paris ~ France ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO
18 of 26 people found this review helpful
Trip of a lifetime!
Our River Cruise was Amazing! The cruise Jan recommended was perfect & all the tips she suggested were great!
By  D Kennedy   from  Dexter, Missouri
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO
15 of 21 people found this review helpful
Daughter's Dream Beach Wedding!!
We couldn't have asked for better or more friendly service! Jan helped our daughter's dream of a beach wedding just perfect! She listened to what we wanted and delivered it all and more. The resort she suggested was intimate and beautiful, with terrific service, views, beach, food, etc. She guided us in discussions with the wedding planners, who were outstanding. The travel arrangements were amazing and very organized. She was always available and willing to help when we had any questions and quick to find the answer for us. Jan is very friendly, personable, and knowledgable. We will certainly trust her and her team for our next vacation.

By  LeeAnn and Scott  from  Dexter, MO
Traveled to  Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Janet Stanczak responded:
Thank you so much LeeAnn! Your pictures were beautiful and Kelci was a beautiful bride. I'm so happy the wedding was perfect and you loved the resort! Let me know when you are ready to return!

Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO
14 of 19 people found this review helpful
Incomparable Service!
Service Extraordinaire! I am supremely satisfied with Jan’s service. I admit I am picky and ask for numerous little quirks on vacation, and Jan continually accomplishes everything I ask for and even comes up with perks I hadn’t even thought of. And her prices are always better than I can get on discount travel websites. I ask myself why should I go anywhere else? And the answer is, I don’t!
By  BIgDaddy  from  St. Peters, Missouri
Traveled to  Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Janet Stanczak responded:
Thank you so much David for the great review! It's rewarding to take care of all facets of your travel since you are so great to work with and so appreciative of all that I do.

Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO
17 of 25 people found this review helpful
Anniversary Trip!
Jan is always so friendly and helpful. She works diligently and is great to keep in contact with. We count on her for all of our travel needs.
By  Stephanie M.   from  O’Fallon, MO
Traveled to  Riviera Maya ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Janet Stanczak responded:
Thank you so much for the kind words Stephanie!

Was this review helpful to you? YES | NO

Destination Expert:

  • Ireland
  • Fiji
  • Orlando
  • Europe
  • Mexico
  • Jamaica
  • Yasawa Island
  • Long Beach
  • Alaska
  • La Romana
  • Caribbean

Travel Specialist:

  • All Inclusive
  • Escorted Tours
  • Family Vacations
  • River Cruises
  • Theme Parks
  • Couples & Romance
  • Groups
  • Cruises
  • Honeymoons

Top Travel Partners:

  • CIE Tours
  • Disney
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Travel2
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Globus
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Monograms
  • Royal Caribbean

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • Certified Travel Consultant (ICTA)
  • Shamrock Certified (Ireland)
  • Disney College of Knowledge

Connect with Me:

Industry Affiliations:

©  Travel Leaders Group