Nora Wimberly

Williston, SC
Aruba Travel Agent Expert

ARUBA is one of the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao) in the Southern Caribbean. Aruba has something for everyone, young and old will have a wonderful time. Aruba’s weather is always perfect, for walking and sinking your feet in the beauti...
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Dominican Republic Travel Agent Specialist

 THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC is one of the Caribbean’s most diverse countries, with stunning mountian scenery, desert scrublands, and historic colonial architecture. Santo Domingo  was founded by Christopher Columbus in 1492, the first European settlement on the island of Hispaniola. In 1804 Hispaniola separated into Haiti and Santo Domingo. In 1844 the Dominican Republic finally gained independence. In 1992, the 500th anniversary of  the arrival of Columbus, they dedicated the Faro a Colon lighthouse in his memory. The Dominican Republic flag bears an image of the Bible, making it the only national flag in the world to do so. Most of the Dominican Republic is inhabited  by people of mixed European and African origins. The African heritage is reflected most noticeably in the music, the merengue. The national sport in the Dominican Republic is baseball, and the second producer of Major League Baseball players, with the first being the United States. The national drink is Coffee, and it’s cash crop; along with sugar and tobacco, coffee is the country's biggest export product. Larimar is only produced in the Dominican Republic. Larimar is a rare form of a silicate mineral called pectolite. It’s normally grayish or pale yellow, but larimar is blue. Larimar is used primarily in jewelry, because of its attractive blue and green tones. It’s jewelry is common in the Dominican souvenir shops. In the Dominican culture, punctuality isn’t important compared to the rest of the world, appointment times are more like a suggestion. Loyalty to family is the most important thing. Many of them even prefer living in joint-family systems. Some of the tourist attractions are: Las Terrenas was once a small fishing village, today it’s a growing tourist destination known for its pretty landscapes, white sand beaches and clear ocean water. Jabarbacoa is called “the city of everlasting spring,” because of its tropical climate. One of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean is Playa Rincon. Located near the Atlantic Coast side of the Dominican Republic is El Limon waterfall. Cabarete the top kiteboarding destination in the world. A popular destination for diving is Sosua, for the one who likes the calm waters, reef structures and the many varieties of fish. Sosua is a place where nature is still making beaches, some naturally and others by storms. One of the most popular beach destinations in the Dominican Republic is Punta Cana. Punta Cana stands apart from other beach resorts in the country, because it has beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is a party town where you can swim the dolphins or sharks, race a speed boat, or go deep sea fishing, catamaran sailing, whale watching or zip lining. Some of the must try Dominican Dishes: Sancocho (7-meat stew), Magu’ (Plantain mash), Arroz Blanco (white Rice), and Pollo Guisado (Braised Chicken), just some of their mouth watering dishes. If you’re in the mood for a Caribbean holiday, the Dominican Republic is the place to go. If you want to walk on the white sand beaches, or go to “the city of the everlasting spring,” let me be the one that will help you get there!

My Reviews

3 of 4 people found this review helpful
The Best Travel Agent
I've been working with Nora a long time. She is the best travel agent I've worked with. She is dependable, considerate, thorough, and efficient. She listened to my wants and needs, and if I had concerns, she made sure they were addressed accurately. I've traveled to Mexico, Jamaica, Aruba, The Bahamas, and The US & British Virgin Islands.
By  Kendra  from  Elgin, SC
Traveled to  Virgin Islands ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Nora Wimberly responded:
Hi Kendra, thanks for booking with me and being such a great client!

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Perfect Vacation
Nora Wimberly is amazing!! She went above and beyond for my family and I.
She helped find the perfect vacation for my daughter's 5th birthday. She researched for weeks to find an all inclusive vacation for my autistic daughter, without me asking, that is what great customer service is all about. Thank you so much!!
By  Zeki  from  Lithonia, Ga
Traveled to  Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Nora Wimberly responded:
Hi Zeki, thank you, it was my pleasure to help make your daughter's birthday and your family trip an enjoyable one.

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CRUISING THE WAY TO TRAVEL
Nora Wimberly is caring person and a great travel agent. I had a fear about going on a cruise. Nora prayed with me about my fear of cruising, and she helped me see that God won't allow anything to happen to me. Since then, I have been on several cruises, because cruising is the best way to vacation. I've cruised to The Bahamas, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Aruba, St. Thomas, and Virgin Island.
By  Marilyn  from  Lugoff, SC
Traveled to  Jamaica ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Nora Wimberly responded:
Hi Marilyn, thank you for allowing me to help you conquer your fears of cruising, I looking forward to booking your next cruise.

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REMEMBERABLE TRIPS
I have booked with Mrs. Wimberly on trips to several islands around the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Israel. The trips were very well put together, and they are still in my mind. I love booking with her because she puts a lot of thought in planning her trips. The trip to Israel in 2013, still has an enormous impact on me today. I love reading my Bible everyday, and because of sites I visited I can relate to them when I read about them in the Bible. I will highly recommend her to someone else.
By  Yvonne  from  Glen Burnie, Maryland
Traveled to  Israel ~ Middle East
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Nora Wimberly responded:
Hi Yvonne, thank you, I'm glad that I was able to make your trip memorable!

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GREAT TRIP
Nora Wimberly was a pleasure to work with. I have been on several cruises booked by her. I recommend her to all of my friends and family who is looking for travel. She is always quick to respond and helped one of my coworkers plan her wedding and honeymoon with Carnival Cruise Line. She is great to work with. She is the only person I will use going forward.
By  Kelsie  from  Charlotte, NC
Traveled to  Bahamas ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Nora Wimberly responded:
Hi Kelsie, thank you! It's a pleasure working with you, and thank you for referring me to your family and friends.

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Destination Expert:

  • Dominican Republic
  • Puerto Plata
  • Punta Cana
  • Casa de Campo
  • La Romana

Travel Specialist:

  • Beach Vacations
  • All Inclusive
  • Family Vacations
  • Outdoor Activities & Sports
  • Destination Weddings

Certifications/Awards:

  • CLIA
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