Waukesha lady creates journey company | Waukesha Co. Enterprise Information

WAUKESHA — A Waukesha lady determined to journey a brand new path, which included going into enterprise for herself.

Emily Schultz, the proprietor of Magic Mother Journey, launched her company in June.

Beforehand she labored as a journey agent for seven years, serving the southeastern Wisconsin space. Schultz loved making new connections by servicing purchasers’ holidays.

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“After seven years I used to be doing issues all by myself. I had my shopper base and it was going nicely,” Schultz stated.

She then made the choice to launch Magic Mother Journey.

Schultz makes a speciality of Disney and Common Studio locations. She additionally books cruises, Hawaii, Mexico, and Caribbean journey.

Earlier than she acquired into the journey planning trade, Schultz was a hair stylist. She was going to Disney World on a regular basis and shortly folks have been turning to her for assist with journey plans.

“I really like going there and my pals have been coming to me on a regular basis for recommendation. I used to be serving to them plan their journeys however not working with an company,” she stated. After some time she felt she must be doing this professionally.

Schultz credit the Waukesha Small Enterprise Affiliation with assist beginning Magic Mother Journey.

“They helped me loads with establishing. It may be overwhelming. Having them there may be very reassuring, she stated.

She enjoys assembly new households and her purpose is to construct extra relationships as she builds her enterprise.

A journey agent’s recommendation

Schultz encourages folks to provide journey brokers like herself a attempt. There’s a delusion that journey brokers price a ton of cash and they’re out to get folks to spend extra.

“When there are new promotions launched, I am going by each single reservation to see if I can discover one that matches,” she stated.

For her purchasers, she insists on a session name first. She stated it provides potential purchasers an thought about her persona and her a greater really feel of the journey they wish to take.

“My expertise and a spotlight to element might help prevent time, cash and trouble.

“I’ve been serving the southeastern Wisconsin space for a few years, and have loved making new connections by servicing my shopper’s dream holidays,” she stated.

Schultz stated she is discovering many individuals preferring journey brokers over third-party on-line journey reserving. There are sometimes perks a journey agent might pay attention to or specials that different locations like third-party websites might not learn about or entry to. A journey agent is aware of about charges a resort would possibly cost.

“There’s a ton of knowledge on-line and might be overwhelming while you seek for Mexico and get 1,200 accommodations,” she stated.

A journey agent additionally is aware of find out how to filter out accommodations that are not nice. Schultz stated she will inform purchasers what accommodations are really helpful.

A journey agent helps purchasers to slim down the record and those which might be a greater match for the shopper and their household, she stated.

Through the pandemic, some third-party websites weren’t as dependable with getting company’ refunds, in line with Schultz.

“Anybody who booked with a journey agent was extra protected and had somebody advocate for them,” Schultz stated.

She stated she has seen a rise in folks reserving with journey brokers.

“It is not solely as a result of somebody will advocate for you but additionally will do the soiled work of staying on the cellphone for hours on maintain,” Schultz stated.

The mother and journey agent has handled current information about flight cancellations as a consequence of pilot shortages and different components.

“It’s arduous to pay money for airways as a result of they’re understaffed. It’s lengthy maintain occasions. I actually push journey insurance coverage,” Schultz stated.

Journey insurance coverage wasn’t one thing pushed on trip packages till the pandemic began. “It provides that peace of thoughts when persons are touring if their flight will get delayed or want reimbursement on rental automobiles in the event that they should drive there,” she stated.

Journey insurance coverage has helped her to help purchasers with journey complications and helps the company of their conditions.

A journey agent may even hold updated on journey restrictions and what’s altering. That is particularly useful for individuals who e book cruises since there are guidelines and rules which might be always altering.

Schultz stated her purchasers are additionally asking concerning the coronavirus vaccine and masks mandates.

“I would not say it’s swaying folks come what may. Lots of people actually simply wish to get out,” she stated.

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