(17 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Samantha Zielke

La Crosse, WI

Aloha Vibes - Specializing in all things Hawaii!

I have been in the travel industry for over 20 years. I have had a passion for travel my entire life and knew I would one day turn it into a career. I have traveled to Hawaii nearly 40 times. The friendly locals, Hawaiian cuisine, culture and beautiful beaches are just a few of the many reasons to head to Hawaii. Whether you are interested in escaping to Hawaii, a beach in the Caribbean or Mexico ... I can help!

My Travel Specialties

Hawaiian Islands Travel Specialist

Creating the perfect Hawaiian vacation begins with a great travel agent. Hawaii has long been included on many people’s bucket list and yet, what many people don’t realize is how easy it is to fulfill this dream – and how – if you work with a Hawaii Destination Specialist like me, I can help plan...
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Ka'anapali Beach, Maui

Europe Vacations by River or Land

The culture and cuisine in Europe is simply amazing! You simply must dive right in when traveling to Europe and immerse yourself in the local culture. Stop at the local cafe and ask for their speciality dish. Roam the markets and buy souvenirs to take home.

There are so many ways to experience...
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Warm Weather Relaxation

Being from the Midwest I am always looking to escape the cold, as the winter get rather long. There are so many options: Hawaii, Mexico, Jamaica, Dominican ... anywhere in the Caribbean. You simply can't go wrong flying off to any one of these destinations.

As you know Hawaii is my favorite...
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My Travel Albums

Culture in Cabo
Danube River Cruise
Another beautiful Hawaiian sunset

My Travel Stories

Perfect Moments in the Hawaiian Islands

My husband and I recently celebrated one of our wedding anniversaries in our favorite location – the perfect getaway place – the Hawaiian Island of Kauai, nicknamed “the Garden Isle.” The moment our aircraft landed in Lihue, it immediately felt as though we had been transported to one of the most beautiful...Read more.

Customer Testimonials

Awesome Job - Absolutely Perfect!

Our vacation was sensational; you did an awesome job in meeting our needs - absolutely perfect. Samantha, the service you offered was exceptional! You listened to our requests and guided us well. Your working knowledge of the islands was apparent. Thank you for your touches that made our vacation special.
Denise D., La Valle, WI

You Helped Us Plan a Perfect Vacation!

Samantha - we cannot thank you enough for helping us plan a perfect vacation. Pictures and memories will last a lifetime for us and I will always remember you for helping make things go so wonderfully, from the plane tickets to the hotels. Everything was like clockwork, making it so enjoyable. Thanks again for everything!
Karen B., Necedah, WI

My Reviews

35 of 63 people found this review helpful
Hawaii really is paradise
Samantha was recommended by a friend. She made planning for our first-ever trip to Hawaii so much easier. With all the travel arrangements and some tours taken care of, we could concentrate on having a good time.
By  Still on island time  from  Holmen WI
Traveled to  Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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25 of 45 people found this review helpful
An amazing trip ever! Italia and Sicily
Samantha is very thorough and explained trip very well! I will plan another trip with her. Our tour guide, Patricia O’br Is the best. The Best first experience. Grazie!
By  Moe  from  Hokah, MN
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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7 of 10 people found this review helpful
Best trip ever!
Samantha helped us plan our honeymoon to Hawaii and did a phenomenal job! Between the flights going smoothly, the greeting upon arrival with leis, and her recommendations for throughout— we will definitely be going back soon! (And having Samantha help us with that trip as well) ?? it was by far our favorite place we traveled and can’t wait to go back
By  badger  from  La Crosse, WI
Traveled to  Kauai Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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30 of 59 people found this review helpful
Wonderful trip!
Samantha was extremely helpful with our travel plans. She helped us book a cruise, and her knowledge of the cruise line was wonderful. She made our travel plans easy and she was quick to respond to emails. We had a great honeymoon with her help!
By  Stephanie  from  Sioux City, IA
Traveled to  Cozumel ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Hawaiian Paradise
Samantha did an amazing job planning our vacation to Hawaii! She is very knowledgeable on the area and responded quickly to any questions that we had. Our vacation went smoothly without having to worry about all the small details as Samantha had everything covered. Would definitely recommend!
By  Dena  from  Lacrosse, WI
Traveled to  Honolulu, Oahu ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Danube
  • Kauai Island
  • Mexico
  • On the River
  • Riviera Maya
  • Maui Island
  • Hawaii
  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Cozumel
  • Oahu Island
  • France
  • Cancun

Travel Specialist:

  • Beach Vacations
  • River Cruises
  • All Inclusive
  • Couples & Romance
  • Luxury
  • Escorted Tours
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Cruises
  • European Culture
  • Family Vacations
  • Christmas Markets

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  • Hawaii Dest. Specialist/Akamai Level
  • Outrigger Hospitality Specialist
  • Accredited Cruise Counsellor
  • Oahu Master Specialist
  • Travel Leaders Certified Travel Specialist

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