About Us

Sunsational Cruises is independently owned and operated. We specialize in cruises, tours and vacation packages. Whether you’re planning your personal or family vacation, organizing a group vacation, or arranging company meetings and incentives, we have the expertise to ensure you get the best value for your vacation dollar.  All of our counsellors are "accredited" by Cruise Line International Association.

As an Ensemble Travel Group member, we can take you places beyond your imagination, in a style that exceeds all expectations -- with the preferential treatment you require. Simply allow us to arrange your next travel adventure, and you will gain access to special perks that are unique to us – and exclusively for you.

Cyndy and Tom Gierada, Owners

After working as a cruise specialist at other travel agencies for several years, Cyndy opened Sunsational Cruises in 1992. Her husband Tom joined her and her staff in 1997. Both Cyndy and Tom have extensive experience working with groups and company incentives of from 6 to 600 people. They understand exactly what it takes to plan a cruise vacation and are experts in planning for your group needs.

Cyndy is certified as a “Master Cruise Counselor” and Tom is an “Accredited Cruise Counselor”. They have passed the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) testing demonstrating considerable knowledge of the cruise industry, cruise lines, and their ships. Between the two of them, they have inspected or cruised on over 60 ships. 

They can be reached at 520-445-6812 or email cyndy@sunsationalcruises.com


Polly Waln

Polly came to Sunsational Cruises with over 20 years of travel industry and customer service experience - she now has 34 year experience selling travel! She excels at creating customized additions to her clients cruise and tour vacations around the world. Her customer service experience has taught her to anticipate her client’s needs, tending to the details so they can simply enjoy their vacation experience. Polly is an Accredited Cruise Counselor and a Niche Cruise Specialist. 

Polly can be contacted directly at 602-615-5715 or email  polly@sunsationalcruises.com

Darlene Polczak

Julie Law

Julie’s skill lies with matching her client’s interests with the wide variety of cruise lines and destinations available. She has cruised on all the major cruise lines, and understands the differences between what each line offers. Having enjoyed many cruises on today’s mega-ships, she can certainly help you when you are looking for a ship that is a destination itself, but her true passion is for a smaller and more intimate cruise ship experience. Julie is an Accredited Cruise Counselor. 

Julie can be reached at 480-759-9334 or email jujub1313@cox.net.

Bette Laatsch

Since joining Sunsational Cruises in 2001 Bette has worked with non-profit organizations in planning cruises as fund raisers. She also enjoys working with seniors in planning their cruise vacations. Her experience includes cruising with most major lines. She works as an “outside” agent in order to participate in a variety of activities both social and church related. Bette is an Accredited Cruise Counselor. 

Bette's email is bette@sunsationalcruises.com.

Sunsational Cruises
2470 E. Glen Canyon Road 
Green Valley, Arizona 85614
(520) 445-6812

Metro Phoenix -- (480) 491-6248
Fax: (520) 445-6812

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