Getaway Dreams Come True Travel Agency
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About the Travel Agency

Why choose Getaway Dreams Come True Travel Agency?  We specialize in ultimate luxury cruise experiences and exotic destinations, and our vacation planner will craft lifetime memories per your wish from your bucket list. Our Mission — To provide educated, professional advice to prospective clients (you) to make intelligent buying decisions regarding your lifetime memories vacation Our skills and experience, insight, care, and patience are some of the characteristics that our consultants carefully apply to your desired wishes to develop an optimal vacation package for your choice of valued travel. You will benefit from the remarkable combination of qualities resident in our travel practice which equates to our personality which you cannot find for any price anywhere. We remain available for information (see our blogs), questions or issues until your departure and beyond.

You will note that we do not have dozens of supplier logos on our website or flashing images to attract your attention, but rather give you straight-forward information and an invitation to schedule YOUR FUN VACATION PLANNING SESSION by completing the secure CONTACT US section of the home page for your specific vacation requests.  We also publish a travel newsletter semi-monthly delivered directly to your email inbox — to subscribe, complete the CONTACT US section of the home page and insert "Newsletter" in the comments box.  You may also want to view one of our blogs What Sets Getaway Dreams Come True Travel Apart from Other Travel Agencies?

In conjunction with specializing in ocean and river cruises and luxury destination resort experiences, you can request that we plan a class reunion, create a wedding/honeymoon event (cruise or destination), exotic honeymoon, or arrange a multi-generational family cruise or resort destination get-together with members coming from different locations).


Our owner, Mimi Auchter, is a Certified Travel Associate (CTA), having earned her designation from The Travel Institute, the oldest and most respected non-profit certification organization in the travel industry. These credentials require that she have at least 18 months of travel industry work experience, complete rigorous certification and testing, and continue to fulfill stringent eduction credit requirements each year.  Much like an accountant or doctor with their respective credentials, her CTA designation means that she is committed to upholding the highest standards of her profession while providing expert advice to her customers. In addition, our owner and travel consultants are CLIA™ (the cruise industry's organization) Certified Cruise Counselors and continually update their education online and during onsite inspections with individual cruise lines, as well as travel destination sites such as Disney resorts and worldwide all-inclusive resorts, including all aspects of travel. The agency is also a member of the CCRA Travel Commerce Network.

Explore Our Possibilities

Vacations are supposed to be fun, but coordinating everything can be tough. That's why we plan your vacation experience — so you can enjoy it! We strive to bring you value while handling the trip details, including assistance with passport applications. We ask pertinent questions regarding destinations you are considering, type of activities and entertainment desired, favorite foods and beverages, past vacations likes and dislikes and more. The result is uncovering one or more ideal matches for you, both in content and value. We will get the best price available for your vacation experience which may include additional amenities as a result of our association with Cruises & Tours Unlimited.

Fly to Europe and explore by train or escorted tour, or cruise the Adriatic, Mediterranean, or Baltic Seas. Perhaps Alaska, Hawaii, Iceland or a popular amusement park are on your bucket list, or you'd just like a relaxing luxurious all-inclusive resort vacation. We are a full-service agency so whatever travel you have in mind, we will make your Getaway Dreams Come True. Our team is in the business of creating lifetime memories with value anywhere in the world including Central and South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Antarctica, and Africa.

The Caribbean offers countless culturally diverse island cruise options — Eastern, Western, and Southern regions are available by embarking from one of more than a dozen southern and eastern U.S. ports (including San Juan). Other options from these U.S. ports include visiting Cuba, Mexico, the Bahamas, and Bermuda in addition to various Central American and northern South American nations. Panama Canal cruises are also available from U.S. ports on the East and West Coast, as well as Canada and New England cruises from northern East Coast ports. More information on the CRUISES  page. The first video below is from our owner's Fall 2017 Dalmation Coast Star Flyer cruise; the second is from her Cuba 2016 cruise showing Folkloric Street Dancing in Havana.

Benefits of Travel Consultants

Young travelers, families, and empty-nesters are using travel agencies usually at no additional charge to book travel and we at Getaway Dreams Come True Travel Agency will create a complete vacation package within your budget and with your requested criteria. A recent study by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) showed that nearly 63% of millennials who used a consultant felt their vacation was better because they had a professional to guide them, with 55% of generation X and 58% of baby boomers agreeing.  It also showed that travel partners save their clients more than $750 per trip and more than nine hours travel planning on average.

When asked why they chose to use a travel agent, three out of four people surveyed said they liked the convenience of having an expert do the planning, and they believe that travel agents have a better knowledge of destinations. It goes to show that clients of any age can appreciate the value of our expertise.

Contact us at 724.752.2655 or leave your information on the HOME/CONTACT PAGE. You will be glad you trusted us with your most important vacation decision.

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