Hi! My name is John Michalski and I can't wait to work with you!

Certifications/Awards

  • Princess Cruises Alaska Expert
  • Carnival Daring Discoverer
  • Seaworld Parks Specialist
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Expert Level
  • Magic of Mexico Specialist
  • Jamaica Travel Specialist
  • Aruba Certified Expert
  • Sandals Certified Specialist
  • RIU Hotels & Resorts Specialist
  • AMResorts Master Agent

Recent Places I've Traveled

  • Jamaica (2017)
  • Cancun (2016)
  • Riviera Maya (2016)
  • Mexican Riviera (2016)
  • Cabo San Lucas (2014)

About Me

My passion for travel started 30 years ago while living in Anchorage, Alaska. Every year I took the opportunity to travel to Hawaii and other states in the lower 48. Nothing compares to visiting a destination, seeing the local sights, and taking advantage of the different activities. One year, I had all my friends so excited about a ski trip to Heavenly Valley that the next year I put together a package for the 20 of us to ski for a week. That was the beginning of my journey to help others experience the world of travel. My travels within the United States also inspired me to extend my experiences to cruises and all-inclusive resorts.

I am continually building my knowledge and travel experience so, together with you, I can find you the ideal vacation, honeymoon, or destination wedding. Through my training and firsthand visits, I have grown my expertise of the major all-inclusive resorts and cruise lines to become a specialist in travel.


Why Work With Me

I have spent most of my adult life in sales, purchasing and finding the right product at the right price for my customers. I share that knowledge with my clients to provide you stress-free travel–whether it’s a romantic getaway or a destination wedding with 40 of your friends and family. All aspects of the trip will be planned, from the time you depart your local airport or cruise dock, until you have returned home.

As your personal Travel Agent, I will devote my time and effort to making sure you’re happy with your travel options. If you need any assistance, I’m just a phone call or email away, so you’ll receive the immediate attention you deserve.

Through LoveShack Vacations, I've made valuable working relationships with resort and cruise line personnel. If any problems should arise with your trip, it will be handled with the utmost urgency.

How I Got Started in Romance Travel

As I was touring resorts last year, I had the opportunity to see several weddings on beaches. I also saw how the resort staff would decorate rooms for honeymooners and anniversaries and I thought how cool would that be to help others have that experience.

Planning a wedding is stressful enough, but to add in a honeymoon also! With all the research and details, it can be exhausting. I will do all the research for you, find options and together we can find the perfect Destination Wedding and Honeymoon.

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As your personal Travel Agent, I'll devote time and effort to making sure you're happy with your travel options. Please check out the current promotions below! If you need any assistance, I'm just a phone call or e-mail away!


Royal Caribbean International

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BOGO50 Plus Kids Sail For Less, Up to $100 to Spend At Sea!

Booking Window

September 1 – September 30, 2017

Travel Window

Sailings departing on or after October 1, 2017. Offer excludes China departures.

This is not a cruise. This is a secret spot finding, routine redefining getaway the whole family can dive into.
Explore the Jade Cavern cenote in Cozumel. Swim with stingrays in Antigua. And bring the whole crew along, because right now you’ll save 50% off your second guest and 25% off third and fourth guests. You’ll also score up to $150 to spend at sea on holiday sailings, plus an Early Booking Bonus up to $100 to spend at sea when you book at least six months prior to sailing. Come Seek the Royal Caribbean.
Buy One Guest, Get Second Guest 50% Off
25% Savings for 3/4th Guests

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean International is known for driving innovation at sea and has continuously redefined cruise vacationing since its launch in 1969. Each successive class of ships is an architectural marvel and pushes the envelope of what is possible on a cruise ship. Onboard, the global cruise line has debuted countless industry “firsts” – such as rock climbing, ice skating and surfing at sea – to capture the imagination of families and adventurous vacationers alike. Throughout, guests sail on exciting itineraries to some of the world’s most popular destinations and enjoy Royal Caribbean’s friendly and engaging service.

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Apple Vacations

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Apple Vacations | Affordable, quality vacations with service you can count on

Considering the same old summer vacation to the shore? Maybe it’s time to consider an Apple Vacation to a luxurious resort in Mexico or the Caribbean. Picture it: No cooking. No cleaning. No laundry. Just fun! An Apple Vacation is an unforgettable vacation for the whole family. Think of it as The Shore Without the Chores!

What about value? Think your trip to the shore is less expensive? Maybe not. What about all of those extra costs that add up once you are there? Food, entertainment, parking, beach tags, and more! With Apple Vacations, your family can spend a week lounging on sugar-white sand beaches surrounded by palm trees as far as the eye can see. And the best part…everything is included for one affordable price! PLUS – For a limited time, kids can stay, play, and eat for FREE at select resorts!

Your Apple Vacation Includes:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Beautiful Beachfront Accommodations
  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers
  • All Drinks
  • All Tips
  • All Entertainment
  • All Meals

Over the past 40 + years, Apple Vacations has established strong relationships with the best hotel and airline companies, resulting in superior service and lower pricing for you. Plus, you’ll enjoy exclusive “Value Plus” offers. Contact me to find your next amazing escape with Apple Vacations.

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Carnival Cruise Line

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Cruise into Savings

Booking Window:

Now – September 30, 2017

Available on select sailings through April 2019

Cabin Assignment Only

Meet Carnival Horizon

When we look for inspiration, we look to the sea and the sky. Sail with us and you’ll notice the two aren’t divided, but actually united by this one perfect line — the very same one that inspired our next ship: Carnival Horizon.

Carnival Horizon also unites… getting you together with great fun, comfort, dining and exotic destinations. And most importantly, with one another.


Carnival is The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line® with 25 ships operating 3 to 16-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Europe, Cuba, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Our newest ship, Carnival Vista, debuted in Spring 2016, while Carnival Horizon is scheduled to enter service in 2018.

We offer a wide array of quality cruises, and pride ourselves on delivering memorable vacations to our guests. A Carnival cruise offers not only outstanding value for the money, but most importantly, fun! A “Fun Ship” cruise features day and nighttime entertainment like stage shows, musical performances, casinos and more. We make our guests feel right at home, too — think comfy stateroom accommodations, attentive service, delicious food and drink — and they enjoy the experience against the backdrop of some of the world’s most beautiful ports.

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Holland America

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Holland America Line | Explore 4

Booking Window

August 1-November 17, 2017

Travel Window

Select sailings

Explore 4
Sip, Dine, Share & Save

Out best offer of the season! Choose from 600+ cruises and get ALL FOUR: Signature Beverage Package, Dinner in the Pinnacle Grill, Free or reduced fares for 3rd & 4th Guests (Taxes, fees & port expenses are additional) and 50% reduced deposit!

Holland America Line

Experience the journey of a lifetime when you cruise with Holland America Line. Holland America Line’s fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 cruises to more than 400 ports in 98 destinations around the world. From shorter getaways to 115-day itineraries, the company’s cruises visit all seven continents.

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Avalon Waterways

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Avalon Waterways | River Cruising from a Unique Point of View…Yours.

You see life differently. While others chase what’s popular, you follow your own path. Your own voice has never led you astray. You’ve arrived, knowing what it’s taken to get here. Avalon Waterways shares your unique point of view. That’s why they’ve designed a cruise experience that’s just a bit different. Spaces are bigger. Views are more epic. Excursions are more enriching. It’s a step beyond the ordinary, but knowing you, you’ll feel at home here. Welcome aboard.

See the World Your Way

You’ve always forged your own path…with your own distinct perspective of looking at the world. Avalon Waterways presents a river cruise experience with your unique style in mind-offering expansive views and wider perspectives. With river cruising’s only Open-Air BalconySM, these wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows open wider than any other in the industry, blurring the line between outside and in, forming a spacious seating area for six, and creating an open invitation to discover and dream. Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, you’ve never seen Europe like this.

$299 AIR* AND SAVE $2,500 PER COUPLE**
ON SELECT EUROPE CRUISES

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GOGO Vacations

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Hard Rock Punta Cana

Booking Window

Now – September 30, 2017

Travel Window

July 30, 2017 – December 22, 2017

Includes:

  • 5-night accommodations
  • All-Inclusive
  • Hotel transfers

Bonus:

  • Stay at 4.5-star all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana and save up to 40% and receive up to $1800 Limitless resort credits.

GoGo Vacations

Vacations are all about the memories created in paradise, and with the options you’ll find at GOGO Vacations, they will be memories that last a lifetime. For 65 years, GOGO Vacations has been helping people experience the vacation they deserve. Because they’ve been in business for over six decades, complimentary VIP vacation perks get passed on to you!

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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The Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleet includes the most luxurious ship ever built, the all-balcony, all-suite 750-guest Seven Seas Explorer alongside the sister all-suite, all-balcony, 700-guest ships Seven Seas Voyager and Seven Seas Mariner; and the all-suite, 90% balcony Seven Seas Navigator.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, with headquarters in Miami, is owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a diversified cruise operator of leading global cruise lines spanning market segments from contemporary to luxury under the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. These brands operate a combined 25 ships with approximately 40,000 lower berths visiting more than 430 destinations worldwide. The company’s brands will introduce six new ships through 2019.

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