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OUR MISSION

at The Pixie Planner

To transform travel dreams into cherished realities. We are passionate about crafting journeys that go beyond the ordinary. From the first spark of inspiration to the final return home, we provide personalized service and expert guidance, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable travel experience.

We embrace responsible travel practices and strive to preserve the beauty and authenticity of destinations. The Pixie Planner is not just a travel agency; it's a gateway to stress-free adventures where each journey is a celebration. Join us and let your story unfold with The Pixie Planner.

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WE'RE MISTY & SHANA

Welcome to The Pixie Planner, where wanderlust meets friendship, and every trip is a magical adventure. Meet Misty and Shana, the dynamic duo behind the scenes, who bring passion, expertise, and the joy of friendship to the world of travel.

Misty and Shana, the co-founders of The Pixie Planner, share a bond that goes beyond business—they're best friends on a mission to make your travel dreams come true. With a shared love for exploration and a knack for turning ordinary trips into extraordinary experiences, Misty and Shana bring a unique blend of professionalism and personal touch to the travel planning process.

Their friendship is the heart of The Pixie Planner, infusing every itinerary with a sprinkle of magic and a dash of adventure. From beach getaways to cultural explorations, Misty and Shana are dedicated to curating journeys that reflect your individual style and preferences.

OUR AMAZING PLANNERS

Get to Know
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SHANA - FOUNDER & CO-OWNER

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MISTY - CO-OWNER

Shana is the Founder and  Co-owner of The Pixie Planner. She is located in Tempe, Arizona. She has a teenage daughter and worked in Higher Education before venturing on her own. She has a Masters in Education and MBA, as well as a Project Management Certificate.

 

Her love of travel and finding the best deals were the inspiration to start The Pixie Planner (along with a nudge from her Business Partner and best friend Misty). She is proud to have started a small business that is changing the way people think about travel agents.

Vacation Specialities: Caribbean and Disney Parks

Misty is the Co-Owner of The Pixie Planner. She is located in San Tan Valley, Arizona. She quickly joined the team as the business was starting because she believes in the mission of making vacations magical while finding the best value for the guest.

 

Misty loves to say, "we know because we go," and she is no exception! She loves to try new destinations, with a passion for exploring resorts and the destination with the lens of her guests. Her favorite places she has been so far are Japan, Costa Rica, and Turks and Caicos. She feels truly blessed to be able to travel to amazing places around the world for a living.

Vacation Specialities: Group Travel, Costa Rica, Japan, All-Inclusive Resorts

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KIMBERLY - LEAD PLANNER

Kim is a Lead Planner with The Pixie Planner. She has been married for 24 years with 3 wonderful children. Originally from Southern California, Kimberly and her family moved to San Tan Valley, Arizona in 2007.  

 

Kim has always loved visiting new places, and trying new things. Her favorite trip was to England to visit family and learn all about where her grandmother grew up. Sharing her love of traveling with her family allows them to bond and experience new things together. She also makes sure to get to Disney at least 2-3 times a year. 

 

Kim loves being a member of The Pixie Planner team because she is  able to help her guests create dream vacations and beautiful memories all while finding them the best value.

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DEBIE- BUSINESS ADMIN

Debie is our amazing administrative assistant and has been with The Pixie Planner since 2020. She is the first person that many of our guests interact with.

 

She lives outside of Salt Lake City, Utah and is married with 3 adult children. She has 2 beautiful grandchildren - and loves being a grandma.

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RHIANNON - CRUISE SPECIALIST

Rhiannon is the Cruise Specialist at the Pixie Planner and lives in Queen Creek, Arizona. Rhiannon has a wonderful husband, and a 16 year old girl, a 9 year old boy, and a 6 year old boy.

 

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in meteorology, and her previous background was mainly in aviation as a gate/ramp/operations agent, gate supervisor, baggage service agent, ticketing agent, and a flight attendant.

 

She has a love and passion for travel, which brought her to the Pixie Planner, along with Misty, the co-owner of the company. Rhiannon loves being the cruise specialist and travel planner, and being a part of the Pixie Team!

Vacation Specialities: Caribbean and Disney Parks

Vacation Specialities: Europe, All-Inclusives
& Disney Parks

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TATUM - PLANNER

Tatum was born and raised in Arizona, living all over the Valley of the Sun. She graduated in 2021 from the ASU W.P. Carey School of Business with a Bachelors in Business Administration. She is excited to have just married her best friend.

 

She is a lover of animals, and her second passion outside of planning travel is dog sitting her furry friends. In addition to planning trips for The Pixie Planner guests, she also helps keep the owners organized as their administrative assistant. 

Vacation Specialities: All-Inclusive, Hawaii
& Disney Parks

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BRIANNA -  SPECIALIZING IN WDW VACATIONS

Brianna has been a part of The Pixie Planner for two years. She has her Masters in Human Resources. She has two young kids and loves to have them experience all things Disney.

 

She loves being a part of helping families make life long memories.

Vacation Specialities: Disney & Mexico

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BRIGITT - CRUISE SPECIALIST

Brigitt is our bilingual Pixie Planner. She is located in Haslet, TX but is originally from the beautiful Island of Enchantment, Puerto Rico. She is married and has two beautiful daughters. She worked in Finance before becoming a Pixie Planner.

 

She has a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology and is currently working on her MBA. She has been travelling since she was 6 months old and has a passion for travel! She has lived and traveled the world, thanks to her husband's military career. She loves sharing her travel experiences with her clients as well as finding great deals.

Vacation Specialities: Caribbean, Europe
& Disney Parks

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JAMIE - PLANNER

From a young age Jamie has loved exploring new places, people, and food. She has traveled from Hawaii to Scotland and many places in between. With her travel experience, excellent attention to detail, and her high level of customer service, she’s making vacation dreams come true.

 

Jamie’s event planning experience is a perfect match for groups celebrating special occasions or tying the knot. She understands the obstacles involved when traveling with a larger family and also knows the importance of a couples getaway. Whatever destination you’ve been dreaming about, Jamie will be by your side to work through every detail. 

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CANCUN/RIVIERA MAYA SPECIALIST

While once upon a time she was a guest of The Pixie Planner, Ashlyn Davenport now plans magical vacations for many guests of her own! She developed her love of travel early on and has been fortunate to visit many destinations both domestic and internationally.

 

Originally from South Carolina, Ashlyn now resides in Allegan, Michigan with her Husband and 2 children.  When she is not planning magical vacations, Ashlyn also works in the pharmaceutical industry and specializes in supply chain management. She is an avid reader and loves to go camping with her family.

Vacation Specialities: Mexico and Disney Parks

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CRYSTAL - PLANNER

Crystal lives in Chicago and has been with The Pixie Planner team since 2021. She is a busy mom of 3 and is a self-proclaimed Disney fanatic. She joined The Pixie Planner team because she loves being able to make vacation magic happen for her guests. She finds joy in researching new locations.

 

Her favorite part of travel is the food and drinks she finds in destinations that she can't get back home.

Vacation Specialities: Disney World, Mexico
& the Caribbean

Vacation Specialities: Caribbean, Disney Parks

& Europe

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HAILEY - PLANNER

Hailey was born and raised in AZ and moved to Nashville, TN in 2021 to experience living somewhere new. She took her first major international trip to Europe in 2015, got hooked on travel, and has visited 18 countries since then. Her goal is to travel to all 7 continents - 4 down, 3 to go!

Hailey believes the secret to a good vacation is saying YES to anything and everything - trying new foods, booking the excursion of a lifetime, and meeting locals. Her favorite part of every vacation is getting lost in the town with no expectations, just soaking in the culture and making memories!

With her outgoing personality, experiences with traveling, and desire for everyone to see the world, she is ready to help you book the vacation of your dreams!

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BRITTANY - PLANNER

Brittany is a mom to 2 beautiful children, ages 8 and 1. She lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah and joined The Pixie Planner team in 2021. Brittany loves to travel and most recently has traveled to Disneyland and Cancun!

 

She joined The Pixie Planner team because she loves to help plan amazing and memorable trips for her guests. It makes her day when she receives pictures and texts from guests saying how much they love their trip.

Vacation Specialities: Mexico, All-Inclusives & Disney Parks

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ALEX - PLANNER

Alex is an East Coast Pixie Planner living outside of DC (soon-to-be Florida) with her husband, 2 kids and golden doodle Taco. She currently works in a Fortune 50 company supporting C Suite executives.  She holds a Bachelor of Science from university of Maryland.

 

Alex’s love for travel and experiencing the world started at a young age, and her first vacation was a trip to Puerto Rico at 6 months old. It’s been in her blood ever since. She loves creating unforgettable memories with her own family and cannot wait to do the same for yours! In addition to the honor of being a Pixie Planner, Alex loves that she gets to do this with her sister Jacqui! 

Vacation Specialities: Turks & Caicos, Bahamas & Caribbean

Vacation Specialities:  All-Inclusives 
& Honeymoons

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JACQUI - PLANNER

Jacqui is a Pixie Planner located in Huntingtown, Maryland (soon-to-be Florida). She is married to her husband Chris and they have three kids. Jacqui works as the Director of Public Relations for the Cyphers Agency and has a Masters Degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications as well as a Digital Marketing Certificate.

 

Jacqui’s love for travel and experiencing the world is what motivates her to create dream vacations for others. In addition to the honor of being a Pixie Planner, Jacqui loves that she gets to do this with her sister! 

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KYLA - SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Kyla is the Social Media Manager for The Pixie Planner and has been a part of the team since the very beginning. Although she started as a Planner and loved helping her guests, she has since moved to only marketing the business on socials. If you have seen our content, she probably made it! 

Kyla is spending her 20's traveling the world with some of her favorite destinations being Tokyo, Costa Rica, & Spain. 

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KATI - SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT

​Kati joined the Pixie Planner team as Marketing Assistant in 2023. She also works as a paralegal in estate planning and corporate law. Kati loves spending her free time with her rescue dog, Bo, trying new recipes, practicing Pilates, and researching where to travel next!

Her favorite places she has traveled so far are Tokyo, Greece, and British Columbia.  Her favorite travel experiences are any type of cooking class with a local chef or anything that has to do with animals.

Vacation Specialities:  Turks & Caicos, Bahamas & The Caribbean

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