(36 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Helga Omstead

Palgrave, ON

Custom Independant Travel Specialist

Cruising the  Mekong River in 2019
Cruising the Mekong River in 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to explore and discover the world. Once I began to realize my dream, I also made it a lifelong goal to devote myself to providing exceptional experiences for clients. I have been in the travel industry for over 40 years and opened my own agency, Migrations Travel and Cruises, in Caledon in 1994.

Each time I start the planning process with you, I listen to the type of experience you are looking for. It is key to me to understand how you want to travel, what matters to you, and your planned budget, so that the experience is personal and exceptional. I treat each project with the care I would expect if I were travelling, and strive to make your experience as close to perfection as possible by maintaining my commitment to service before, during and after your getaway.

The sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean, the varying forests of Costa Rica, the Savannas of Africa, Italy's Tuscan countryside, and the streets of Seville, Spain are just a few of my favorite destinations. While there are still some countries I have yet to discover, I have travelled to all corners of the globe, and am continually researching remote destinations to expand my horizons so that I can make new and exciting recommendations for clients who might be looking for the road less travelled.

Let me help you realize your travel dreams. I am excited already and can't wait to meet you!

 

My Reviews

20 of 39 people found this review helpful
Japan with a 15 year old!
I have worked with Helga for many years and on some very complicated itineraries that required many hours of research and commitment. She has come up with extraordinary tour guides, hotels and restaurant tips.
By  Renee  from  King City, Ontatio
Traveled to  Japan ~ East and Southeast Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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15 of 31 people found this review helpful
Eastern Europe
The relationship with Helga Omstead has been outstanding. I and my team of 15 consultants travel all over the world. Helga provides our exclusive travel services - always with professional and personal service. During the Iceland volcano, we had 9 consultants working in Ukraine, Serbia, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Montenegro and Romania. Helga worked through the air travel disruptions, and was available 24 hours a day to make myriad travel and accommodation changes to get us all home. We appreciate her dedication, compassion and professionalism.
By  Gord  from  Mono, Ontario, Canada
Traveled to  Ukraine ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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12 of 26 people found this review helpful
Very reliable agent
She is very thorough, organized and answers questions in a timely manner.
By  John  from  Palgrave
Traveled to  Punta Cana ~ Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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10 of 23 people found this review helpful
Trips of a Lifetime with Helga.
What can we say about Helga, other than the best we've ever dealt with in our travel history. For years now, we've entrusted Helga to organize our trips. She takes the time to understand our personal wish list and plan the trip around those expectations. Not, a cookie cutter plan at all!!! Without Helga and her wealth of travel knowledge, I feel our trips would have suffered in quality. Her attention to the details and her overall personal service throughout the experience is AMAZING!!
By  Briman  from  Rosseau ON
Traveled to  Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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12 of 27 people found this review helpful
How would we ever figure it all out on our own?
Helga is amazing! She is prompt and thorough, giving us the reassurance that we are getting the best arrangement and price before we go and that if there is an issue when we are away, we will be well looked after then, too.
By  Iron Family  from  La Ronge, Saskatchewan
Traveled to  South Africa ~ Africa
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Europe
  • Caribbean
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America

Travel Specialist:

  • Independent Travel
  • Luxury
  • All Inclusive
  • Adult Only
  • Honeymoons

Top Travel Partners:

  • Air Canada Vacations
  • Globus
  • WestJet Vacations
  • TravelBrands
  • Auto Europe

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • Certified Cruise Counsellor, CTC
  • Certified Sandals Specialist, CSS
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