(53 Reviews)
96% Recommended

Jessica Nelson

Tacoma, WA

Romantic Adventure Travel Extraordinaire

As a Honeymoon & Destination Wedding Specialist and Dive/Adventure Travel expert, it is my goal to share my passion about travel and help people explore new places. My customized service & expert advice will help make your travel experience the best! My favorite trips include exploring new romantic destinations for honeymooners and destination weddings. I have been fortunate enough to travel to several exciting destinations including islands in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, Thailand, Chile, Argentina, and have even cruised the Rhine River in Europe. Let me use my experience to help make your dreams come true!

My Travel Specialties

Destination Wedding Specialist

As a certified Destination Wedding Specialist, I take joy in helping couples plan their big day together with all of their family and friends.  I understand picking the perfect venue for your wedding day can be overwhelming! There are so many things to consider from selecting your destination to managing...
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Hyatt Ziva in Cancun at Sunset

Honeymoon Travel Specialist

Revel in the glow of romantic bliss with guided tours of Europe or take off together on exotic adventures to the beaches of Phuket or rainforests of Costa Rica.  As your certified Honeymoon Travel Specialist, I would be thrilled to help make your wildest (or luxurious) travel dreams come true.


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Punta Cana's Tranquil Beauty!

Adventure Travel Specialist

As an avid backpacker and certified scuba diver myself, there is no greater joy than experiencing the world's natural beauty first hand. Let me guide you toward your next hiking adventure in the Patagonia Region of South America or come alive with the night life of Buenos Aires, the tango capital...
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Kayaking in Bariloche, Argentina!

Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialist

I have always loved taking trips and travelling! During college, while studying to be a veterinarian in Minnesota, I joined a short term student hosting program where I would stay with participating families around the world. I met so many exciting people and absolutely fell in love with exploring...
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My Travel Albums

Viking River Cruise - Europe - May 2018
Enjoying the small village of Rheinblick.
Client Testimonials
Mary & Stan enjoying the wonder of Maccu Picchu
Celebrity Solstice - Ship Tour 2015
Cozy little nook in the wine lounge
Disney Cruise Line - Disney Wonder 2016
Walt Disney Theater

My Travel Stories

2016 Travel Calendar

I most recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic where I spent almost a week experiencing everything there is in Punta Cana! Since Minnesota is home, I do have a couple trips planned to go back and visit with family. Then later this year I am travelling to South America where I will...Read more.

Customer Testimonials

Destination Wedding Success!

Jessica has been extremely helpful for all of our guests that attended our wedding in Puerto Vallarta. She has helped us get the best rates and made sure everyone in the group understood their itinerary. I was very overwhelmed with my wedding planning and was relieved when I could trust her to take care of all of my guests. She has helped the travel portion of our wedding run very smoothly! We are so thankful for her help.
Alicia B, Tacoma

Honeymoon in Jamaica

Jessica helped us so much last year when it came time to plan our honeymoon! We both had heard of so many cool places to go, and things to do for our honeymoon, and we were feeling extremely overwhelmed before we decided to come see her. She helped us figure out exactly what we were looking for! One of the best parts was when was able to get a lower rate for the hotel and flights than what we had expected. We had such a blast the whole week, and it was absolutely perfect! It was the trip of a lifetime!
Dani B. Tacoma, WA

Peru Adventure

Our Peru trip was outstanding! All the hosts and guides from Condor Travel were excellent, very knowledgeable and courteous. We loved the food, and the Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley tours were fantastic. We also were blessed with outstanding weather, as you can see from three photos attached from our first day at Machu Picchu. We appreciated being able to acclimatize in the Sacred Valley first, at the lovely former monastery in Urubamba, and enjoyed the food and sights at Casa Del Sol at the base of Machu Picchu. The train ride was also a blast. Thanks for a well-orchestrated adventure. (Please see stunning photos in photo album)
Stan & Mary K Kent, WA

Jessica was extremely helpful

Had a complicated trip to plan and she both worked hard to find flights to meet my needs. And managed to keep it below my budget!! My husband has also used Travel Leaders for his travel needs. Will definitely be using Travel Leaders and recommending them to my friends!
Donna F., Tacoma, WA

My Reviews

55 of 80 people found this review helpful
We had a great trip and enjoyed all of it.
We had an awesome experience with Jessica. She was so patient with all the things that we asked her to do-from hotel rooms, airline tickets nd making changes etc. Thank you so much. You will hear from us again for sure.
By  Ann  from  Edmonds
Traveled to  Ireland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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61 of 94 people found this review helpful
Best travel agent ever!
Jessica was extremely helpful with special requests and very quick in getting the job done, but the best thing about working with Jessica is her sparkiling personality. She was so very pleasant, helpful, and kind! She should be your employee of the year in my book! I was very very impressed! Thank you Jessica! You made this a great experience!
By  Marsha  from  Lakewood, WA
Traveled to  Kauai Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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83 of 143 people found this review helpful
First trip out of the country
Jessica is beyond helpful! She went above and beyond for me and my husband's trip. It was a perfect experience that I will never forget!! I will forever use her for my trips! Thanks Jessica!
By  Whitney   from  Tacoma, Wa
Traveled to  Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Jessica Nelson responded:
Hi Whitney, I had a great time working with you guys! I look forward to working with you again. :)

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55 of 89 people found this review helpful
Family Trip of a Lifetime!
Jessica was quick to respond to my calls and emails. She helped plan our first international family vacation and everything was perfect! She worked hard to stay within our budget and yet was able to give us upgrades when available.
By  Linda  from  Tacoma
Traveled to  Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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56 of 92 people found this review helpful
Excellent Trip!
Very Professional and easy to work with. She set things up great from the ride to the airport to our hotel and room on the ship!
By  jackf  from  Bonney Lake, Washington
Traveled to  New Zealand ~ Australia & New Zealand
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Cancun
  • Riviera Maya
  • Caribbean
  • Hawaii
  • Punta Cana
  • Cozumel
  • Dominican Republic
  • Belize
  • Italy
  • Chiang Mai
  • Chile
  • Cabo San Lucas
  • Europe

Travel Specialist:

  • Adventure
  • Destination Weddings
  • Honeymoons
  • Couples & Romance
  • Groups
  • Adult Only
  • All Inclusive
  • Scuba
  • Beach Vacations
  • Hiking & Backpacking
  • River Cruises
  • Safari

Top Travel Partners:

  • Delta Vacations
  • G Adventures
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Intrepid Travel
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Celebrity Cruises

Certifications/Awards:

  • Honeymoon & Destination Wedding Specialist
  • Certified Travel Specialist

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