(17 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Chelsea Jones

Bloomington, IN

Iceland, Ireland, and NYC Vacation Specialist

When you think "island getaway," you may think of golden beaches, sunscreen, and fruity drinks with tiny umbrellas. I love planning those vacations, but my real passion lies with slightly different island destinations – Iceland, Ireland, and Manhattan! Whether you want to bundle up and chase the Northern Lights in the Icelandic winter, take in the latest Broadway shows in NYC, or toast with a fresh pint of Guinness at an authentic Irish pub, I can take the stress and guesswork out of planning YOUR perfect island getaway!

My Travel Specialties

Iceland Adventures

Once an isolated, overlooked island, Iceland is now a bucket-list destination! You’ll see stunning waterfalls, volcanic landscapes, mountains, and fjords - it's truly a wonderland of unique nature. You can explore ice caves in glaciers, snorkel the pristine glacial waters where the tectonic plates...
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Rainbow at Skogafoss Waterfall

Explore Ireland

Are you dreaming of historic castles, a lively night of traditional music in the local pub, or following in the footsteps of your ancestors? I will plan your ideal Ireland adventure! Whether you’re looking to drive around the countryside on your own or join an expertly guided group tour, I can arrange...
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Ballynahinch Castle Hotel, County Galway

New York City Excitement

There’s so much to do in New York City that it’s hard to know where to even begin! Would you rather catch the hottest Broadway shows, browse famous art and artifacts at a museum, or cheer on one of the many local sports teams? Maybe get a bird’s eye view from a skyscraper observation deck or have...
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NYC skyline at sunset

About Chelsea

There’s nothing quite like experiencing a different place for the first time. Taking in the sights of a unique landscape, tastes of local foods and energy of a different culture is a truly unique privilege!

Of the many professions I dreamed about when I was younger, travel and the arts were...
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Relaxing in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland

My Travel Albums

New York City
Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan from Brooklyn
Ireland
Sheep near Sligo
Iceland
Black sands of Reynisfjara beach

My Reviews

13 of 16 people found this review helpful
Alaska is calling!!
Chelsea was so much fun to work with. She was as excited as us in planning our family cruise. She listened to what our desires were and delivered! Unfortunately Covid appeared, so will have to wait. I’m so happy to have Chelsea in our corner. She always does what’s best for us and is helping to navigate cruise cancellations and refunds.
By  Beth  from  Unionville, Indiana
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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14 of 21 people found this review helpful
Cruise with my granddaughter
I would recommend Travel Leaders and Chelsea to anyone. The office is very professional and very helpful. Customer friendly!
Norwegian had a personal touch, they were very welcoming. The ship, food and service were flawless. Lots of nice experiences with my granddaughter. Enjoyed Key West and we had plenty of time there.
By  Blue  from  Bloomington, IN
Traveled to  Caribbean Sea ~ At Sea ~ At Sea
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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11 of 17 people found this review helpful
Great experience with Chelsea
Great
By  Bonnie B  from  Boynton Beach , Fl
Traveled to  Iceland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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9 of 13 people found this review helpful
Our dream trip
Super helpful in planing our trip to Maui, always responded promptly and answered the many questions we had. Really friendly and a pleasure to work with , stayed in our budget and even made some suggestions to save us some money. Didn’t pressure us into anything we weren’t interested in and really listened to help us plan what would’ve been the trip of our lifetime. She encouraged us to buy trip insurance and very thankful we listened as we ultimately decided to cancel our trip due to Covid concerns. Ms. Jones was super understanding of our situation, processed our refund and saved our itinerary for us as we have very high hopes to re-book in the future. 100% satisfied with our experience and highly recommend.
By  Terry  from  Bedford, Indiana
Traveled to  Maui Island ~ Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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11 of 17 people found this review helpful
We have to reschedule but will do so with Chelsea!
Chelsea is a life saver. She handled shuffling our travel plans during the COVID-19 crisis. I can't tell you how many times we said "thank goodness we hired her" vs. trying to do this ourselves. Prior to the crisis, she quickly gathered a number of destination recommendations, quotes, and date options for us. Within a few weeks of thinking "hey, we should go on a vacation", we had an exciting trip lined up, thanks to Chelsea.
By  Kristi and Nathan Sgroi  from  Indianapolis, IN
Traveled to  Dominican Republic ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • New York City
  • Reykjavik
  • Dublin
  • New York
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Galway
  • Killarney

Travel Specialist:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Nature
  • Theatre & Music
  • Historical Sites
  • Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Delta Vacations
  • Globus
  • CIE Tours
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • GOGO Vacations
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Virgin Voyages
  • Palace Resorts

Certifications/Awards:

  • Certified Inspired by Iceland Specialist
  • Ireland Gold Destination Specialist
  • Hawaii Destination Expert
  • College of Disney Knowledge graduate
  • Master of Adventure - Royal Caribbean University

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