About Us

Our Values

Travel often.

We believe it’s important to scope out the destinations we recommend. We’ll visit resorts, test out the food, and even bring our kids along to make sure we only send clients to the best spots.

Own the details.

We plan each trip like it is our own. Our advisors are meticulous about everything, from calling ahead about food allergies to securing adjacent plane seats for families and more.

Be available.

We take pride in our high level of customer service. If you have a travel emergency, you can call us at any hour of the day, and we’ll be available to help you solve the problem.

Give back.

We value being involved in our communities and donating a percentage of profits to organizations we believe in. This year, our donations go to Phoenix Remix Animal Rescue.

Meet Our Team

Jaime Sanks

Owner & Travel Advisor

Ever since she was young, Jaime knew she wanted to dedicate her life to travel. Jaime began her career as a leisure travel specialist. After passing exams to become a certified travel agent, she focused on destination weddings and honeymoons, family vacations, and group travel and won multiple awards for her work.

Wanting to see the resort side of the industry, Jaime became a Business Development Manager with the sales/marketing brand of Sandals Resorts. During her time with the company, she won numerous awards and was promoted to Regional Director of Sales for the West Coast.

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Eventually, Jaime decided it was time to fulfill her dream of owning her own agency, and Vacation Vibes Travel was born.

Jaime’s other passion is giving back to the community. In 2008 she started a charity, Forever Angels, which raised funds for families who had children suffering from serious medical conditions. Jaime supports multiple animal rescues and currently sits on the board for Joining Forces Saving Lives, a local non-profit group that traps, neuters, and releases cats to control the pet population. Jaime has won several awards and grants for her volunteer work.

Jaime enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling the world, and doing anything and everything animal-related.

Favorite Destination:

Traveling to Jamaica with her family because it just feels like home.

Karla Swan

Travel Advisor

Karla has worked in the travel industry as a travel consultant for 23 years. Karla completed the International Experts exam and has worked with many types of clients over the years. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards for going above and beyond for the people she serves.

Karla has extensive experience booking both leisure and corporate travel. She truly enjoys getting to know her clients and helping them plan a visit to the perfect destination.

When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. Karla values her friendships and prioritizes quality time with the people she cares about. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the pool, doing water aerobics, and sending handwritten letters. Karla is also a huge animal lover.

Favorite Destination:

St Martin; she loves standing on the Maho beach while the planes fly right over.

​Lindsey Palmer

Travel Advisor

After Lindsey started vacationing and traveling, he realized that his passion was to see the world. He started in the travel industry as a part-time employee during college. As his understanding of the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, and Africa grew, so did his love for this career.

Lindsey loves to help his clients see the world. Whether it’s relaxing on a beach in the Caribbean, exploring Europe, or visiting the monuments in our wonderful United States, Lindsey is passionate about making travel dreams happen.

When he’s not helping clients create the perfect trip, he loves spending time with his wife, son, and silver lab. In his free time, he enjoys playing sports, exploring the outdoors, coaching, and furthering his education.

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