About Now boarding travel

Our Mission

At Now Boarding Travel, we bring a personal touch to the art of planning travel. Instead of an anonymous online booking engine, you work one-on-one with a real, live travel pro who’s here to expertly guide you through all of your options.

We get to know you and what makes you tick—so that we can design a custom trip that’s as unique as you are. Then, we do it again! Our goal is to be your go-to resource for every vacation, so each journey you take is even better than the last.

Meet Kristy

Founder of Now Boarding Travel

My love for travel really kicked into high gear when I met and married my husband. Both previously divorced, we were seeking ways to blend our family of eight—with six kids between us, you can go ahead and call us the Brady Bunch! 

We found a way through travel. Whether it was a simple camping trip to the Smoky Mountains or a whirlwind escape to Disney, our family vacations gave us the time and space we needed to really bond. We all stepped away from the iphones and daily distractions, and instead focused on creating new traditions—and cherished memories—together. 

Through Now Boarding Travel, my team and I help you do the same. Since 2017, my travel agency has helped our clients strengthen their relationships through stupendous, stress-free escapes. 

And speaking of relationships—that’s exactly what I want to build with you. Bring me all your questions, the concerns that pop into your head late at night, and the travel dreams you’ve been nursing for years. I’m here to listen and guide you through it all, ensuring you feel confident about each and every leg of your journey.

Meet Laurie

I grew up in Southern California (a melting pot of culture and diversity) and have loved adventure from my earliest recollection of being alive. At age 16 I experienced my first overseas trip (to Europe) and it was then I knew that I was created to live a life that didn’t settle for the mundane, would allow me the opportunity to see the world, and

follow my love and passion for people and this beautiful earth!

Since that time, I have lived “outside the box” of what most would call “normal” life. I moved to Amsterdam at age 24, where I lived for almost 7 years, and experienced traveling to 23 countries. I have also lived in the Caribbean, Bulgaria, and South Africa and have now traveled to more than 70 countries. My extensive travel experience has given me the privilege of seeing life through the eyes of the locals, eating their food, enjoying their customs, and giving back through various projects in which I served. It has been an amazing life.

And now, I get to continue the grand adventure as I serve others, curating travel experiences. Working with Now Boarding Travel has opened the door to the opportunity of curating uniquely designed travel experiences for my clients as well as taking small groups on journeys that will forever change their view of the world. That’s just awesome in every way!

Meet Lauren

Theme Park Pro

Hi! I’m Lauren and I’m addicted to travel, trying new experiences and being introduced to new cultures! I’ve been married to my wonderful husband (and travel partner!), Edward, for seven years and when we’re not at home with our two adorable dogs, Carlos and Huey, we are almost always en route to a new destination or repeating a long week(end) to one of our favorite travel destinations. 

With family residing in Southern California, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the Disneyland Resort annually in addition to visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios in Florida a few times a year. If there is one thing Ive learned over my countless visits its that the parks are always changing and new experiences are constantly being offered and I love discovering them all. Thats why planning theme park travel is my passion because not only do I love the parks and experience but I know how hard it is to plan this kind of adventure. I know first hand what goes into creating a Disney or Universal trip of a lifetime and i’m beyond thrilled to plan these trips and help my clients dreams come true! From resort reservations, to specialty dining, to themed nights, bibbity bop makeovers, parades, express passes… I know it all and i’m ready to take the stress of your shoulders so you can sit back, relax, and just be excited to visit the most magical place on earth. 

"Super great travel agency!! Now Boarding Travel is very well organized and knows all of the best places to visit, I highly recommend them when you go on any trip. You’re in for a fantastic experience if you choose them!"

Noah Schon

"Kristy and Now Boarding Travel are a 10/10! If you are looking for a stress free booking, with the best insight to all the top resorts book now with Kristy! We loved our stay at Excellence El Carmen, we had no worries about the trip or planning! Kristy took care of everything and answered our million and one questions with a smile every time! Already booking our next trip with Now Boarding Travel!"

Jordan Wesson

"Kristy was absolutely incredible! She was so helpful at any day and time when I had questions or concerns about our trip. She made our honeymoon a breeze and I would recommend her to anyone! "

Morgan Diekevers

We Are Growing!

Join the Now Boarding Travel Team

Have you ever dreamed of a career in travel planning? Now Boarding Travel may be the perfect home for you!

We are looking for team members who are…

  • Travel Lovers (We’re sure you are if you are here!)
  • Detail Oriented
  • Team Players
  • Excellent Communicators
  • Time-Management Masters

If this is you, let’s talk! There’s room you at Now Boarding Travel!


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