Karel Swinson – Travel Advisor


Greenville, North Carolina


Hi! My name is Karel Swinson and I’ve been a travel advisor since 2015. My family and I have fallen in love with all things Disney and have come to realize that anything associated with Disney is always top-notch. I believe family vacations are essential in these busy times and allow us to get together, unplug and have fun! On our first big trip to WDW I rediscovered all the MAGIC Disney offers looking at it through the eyes of my daughter. Since then we’ve made sure to visit as much as possible to experience all that Disney has to offer. We’ve stayed in multiple resorts and experienced as many dining experiences as possible!  I would love to help you plan and book your family’s vacation too. Please contact me and we can get started customizing the right vacation for your family today.


Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Universal Orlando, Sandals, Beaches


Walt Disney World – 20+ visits: Experiences – International Flower and Garden Festival, International Food and Wine Festival, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Disney Cruise Line – Silver Castaway Club Member, sailing on Disney Dream 

Universal Orlando – several visits

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line: 1 sailing, 7 night Eastern Caribbean
Sandals: Sandals Ochi in  Ocho Rios, Jamaica


College of Disney Knowledge

Universal Orlando Specialist


EMAIL: [email protected]

PHONE: 919-922-7630

OFFICE HOURS: M-F 4:30pm – 7pm EST, or by appointment



If you have vacationed with Karel being your travel advisor, please leave a testimony of your experience below!

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Sherry Skiles December 23, 2015 at 3:31 pm

My family’s first Disney World trip was amazing! Karel was very helpful- answering my many, many questions and providing great advice. Outstanding communication through email, Facebook, texts, and real phone calls. I highly recommend Karel and Disney World- both are absolutely fantastic!


Danielle Banks January 21, 2016 at 11:31 am

Karel Joy is an amazing asset to have when planning our family’s first trip to Disney World! She helped me in so many ways even answering my questions while we were there! I highly recommend Karel Joy and her services!


Jessica Sandy July 31, 2017 at 9:29 am

Karel is the best! I love everything about her personality and she literally helped us have the best trip to Disney world that I could have ever experienced!! She knows everything about Disney!!


BJ Hargett March 10, 2018 at 12:32 pm

It was a blessing to have Karel plan our Disney vacation. It was our first “planned” Disney trip and it was awesome. She never hesitated in answering any questions we had during the planning process, and she was right there to answer any questions or help us out while we were there on our trip! She is definitely who we are calling when we plan our next trip, which hopefully will be soon


Leah Lovett March 12, 2018 at 6:25 pm

Karel Joy was amazing! I am not a planner, but knew to have an enjoyable stress free Disney trip we had to play. Karel did everything for me and answered ALL my questions. Even my day of questions. She is the best!


Dennis Wood March 29, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Karel is great. I have been to Disney world twice. We booked the first one ourselves and the second one with Karel. We had so much more fun on the trip that Karel booked for us. Everything was so organized. We went straight from fast pass to dinner reservation to fast pass, it didn’t cost a penny extra.


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