(97 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Faye Paulsen

Pierre, SD

All-inclusive, Sun & Fun Vacations, and More!

I became a travel agent in 1982, because I wanted to help you all travel the world. Not many people can say that their job is to plan a family trip to Hawaii, a romantic Caribbean honeymoon, or a first plane ride or cruise; but I get to do this everyday! I have travelled to many destinations -- to Nashville, Las Vegas, Hawaii, Ireland, Mexico, Jamaica, Universal Park Florida, the Dominican Republic, Italy, New York City, and a fun Caribbean Cruise. Next up--a week in Cabo Mexico! I enjoy sharing my travel experiences with you. I want to make your vacation as memorable as it can be.

My Travel Specialties

Trusted Travel Advisor and Vacation Specialist!

As the manager of our Travel Leaders office, my commitment to you goes beyond just your typical customer service! I am committed to providing each and every one of our clients with a quality vacation and other travel related-products and services at affordable prices to enhance your overall vacation...
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The beauty of Mexico!

When you decide to travel, we are here for you!

Just like everything else, travel and vacation plans have been turned upside down by Covid. This spring, we helped our customers with their cancellations and rebooking of flights, cruises, and planned vacations.This summer, we answered questions from our customers, explaining the many changes (sometimes...
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Travel better with Travel Leaders

Make memories in Mexico!

Planning a friends and family getaway to Mexico? There are many places in Mexico to visit, but one of my favorite places is Cancun and the Riviera Maya. On my second trip to Cancun, I rented a condo with my family and took a day trip to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. We went zip-lining and snorkeling...
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Awesome beach at Playacar Palace, Mexico

Fun and Sun, in the Caribbean!!

Looking for a relaxing week in the sun with your family? Or a fun trip with your girlfriends? Planning a destination wedding/honeymoon? What a wonderful way to begin your new life as a married couple, enjoying everything that the Caribbean has to offer. The excitement of creating a destination wedding/honeymoon,...
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Don't forget your sunscreen and flip flops!

Wilderness and Beauty--all in Alaska

Why head north to Alaska? For the beautiful scenery, the untamed wilderness, and history of our 49th state.  There is so much to see, and so many different ways to see it all. If you only have a short time to travel, a 7 night cruise through the Inside Passage is a great way to experience several...
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Majestic Glaciers of Alaska

Hawaii is calling!

Hawaii has different islands to be experienced and, best of all, you’re still in the U.S.; so there’s no worrying about a different language or needing foreign money or a passport. There are fantastic beaches on each island (Oahu, Kauai, Maui, the Big Island of Hawaii, Molokaii) and activities galore,...
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Picture yourself on the beach, palm trees above!

My Travel Albums

Beauty of Los Cabos
RIU Palace Cabo San Lucas
Cruising Fun!
If you can't make up your mind, try them all!
Iberostar at Dominican Republic 2017
View from the relaxing Iberostar Grand spa!
Palace Experience Global Conference 2015
Jamaica 2016
ocean fun, snorkel tour returns
Sandals Certified Specialist

My Travel Stories

Hola! Cabo during Covid!

I just returned from Los Cabos, after rescheduling my cancelled May vacation. Like so many others around the world, my travel plans changed due to Covid, and when  given the opportunity to travel, I took it! My first trip to Cabo was wonderful. I felt completely at ease traveling. The airlines have...Read more.

Customer Testimonials

Cozumel Mexico ~ return visit to Iberostar

It was great. We get there and on the billboard – it had “welcome back, Mr. & Mrs......” They also swung by our room and gave us t-shirts that said, “Iberostar – “I am back” and a bottle of Tequila. Thought that was pretty impressive since we had not been there since 2002. Did you tell them we were repeat customers? Thank you, Faye for getting this put together for us. You know I have a big mouth and anytime someone says they are planning a vacation, I always tell them.. “call Faye.. she has all the connections”…
Connie H. Pierre SD

RIU Palace Bavaro! We had a great time!

We had a great time! Everything went really well. Palace Bavaro was beautiful and we had access to a couple other RIU hotels also. The rooms were great. Meals were awesome! I would definitely recommend it to anyone! I will also give recommendations to work with you for any travel. We are already thinking about next year. Thanks again for all you do! It made everything easy!
Heidi R, Reliance, SD

Dominican Republic was awesome!

Hey Faye, Our trip was awesome! We had so much fun. The resort was so nice. Thank you for suggesting the swim up suite. It was so worth it! I would suggest that to anyone that travels there. Overall it was more than we could have hoped for. We definitely felt taken care of and it was so relaxing. Thank you again!
Kelly R, Watertown SD

My Reviews

44 of 72 people found this review helpful
Fun trip with family and friends.
Faye Paulsen is a great asset when planning a trip. Whether a professional or personal travel experience, Faye always delivers.
By  LR  from  Pierre, SD
Traveled to  New York (La Guardia) ~ New York ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Faye Paulsen responded:
Thank you! I try to do my best for all of my customers, so that they can have the best travel experience possible!

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18 of 27 people found this review helpful
Amazing trip
Great!
By  Mandy  from  Fort Pierre, SD
Traveled to  Florida ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Faye Paulsen responded:
Wonderful memories for your family! Priceless

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16 of 23 people found this review helpful
Fall foliage tour was great!
Faye is always knowledgeable and helpful with any and all travel assistance I need.
By  Ceezee  from  Fort Pierre, SD57532
Traveled to  Boston ~ Massachusetts ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Faye Paulsen responded:
Thank you--- I appreciate having the opportunity to work with you, and to help you create wonderful memories! Traveling is such a fun adventure!

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19 of 29 people found this review helpful
Never again on this cruise line
Excellent
By  Lousy trip  from  Mesa az
Traveled to  Nassau ~ Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Faye Paulsen responded:
I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your cruise vacation. I do hope you had some good times with family! At Travel Leaders, we try to recommend to our clients a vacation they will be happy with. Our relationships with several cruise lines and tour companies affords us the opportunity to provide our clients with the best vacations possible.

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24 of 39 people found this review helpful
Best family trip ever!!
Faye has been so helpful and we absolutely loved her hotel and transport recommendations! It was nice to know we were taken care of completely!
By  Grismer Family  from  Aberdeen, SD
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Faye Paulsen responded:
Always excited to hear back from my customers! Being able to go the extra mile to provide a great vacation experience is one of the reasons I love what I do!

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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • Hawaii
  • Cancun
  • Inside Passage
  • Caribbean
  • Dominican Republic
  • Cozumel
  • Kauai Island
  • USA
  • Jamaica
  • Playa Del Carmen
  • Oahu Island
  • Punta Cana
  • Riviera Maya
  • Maui Island
  • Yucatan
  • Honolulu, Oahu

Travel Specialist:

  • All Inclusive
  • Beach Vacations
  • Cruises
  • Family Vacations
  • Honeymoons
  • Destination Weddings
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Bachelorette Parties & Girlfriend Getaways
  • Couples & Romance
  • Luxury Hotels
  • Escorted Tours

Top Travel Partners:

  • AMResorts
  • Delta Vacations
  • Princess Cruises®
  • Disney
  • Globus
  • Riu Hotels
  • Palace Resorts
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Wdwd
  • Sandals and Beaches Resorts
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Funjet Vacations

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • Certified Sandals Specialist
  • AMResorts Master Agent
  • College of Disney Knowledge Graduate
  • Marriott Excellence
  • Palace Resorts Pro Agent and Wedding Specialist

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