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Vanessa Genger

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Email: vanessa@gengertravel.com

Phone: 847-902-2564

Hours: 8:00am = 5:00pm CST

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My fascination with travel began while growing up in Venezuela and Thailand. As a member of the Bangkok Aquatic swim team, I traveled throughout Europe and the Far East with my family, falling in love with cities such as Athens, Rome, and Vienna. After a career in customer relations and logistics, I launched my career as a travel advisor, and have found true passion in helping my clients immerse themselves in local culture. My goal is to make sure my clients’ trips are the right fit for them. I enjoy booking travel to New Zealand and Spain, and travel often to Prague, where my daughter is a teacher. I’ve cruised Sydney Harbour in Australia, explored both islands of New Zealand, toured Italy with my three daughters during the Xmas holidays, attended Easter Mass in the Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral in Spain, and driven the northern coast of Ireland from Galway to Dublin. I’ve been lucky to experience several trips of a lifetime, and my goal is to create similar experiences for my clients!

Samantha Gonzalez

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Email: samantha@wanderlustexcursions.com

Phone: 720-238-1269

Hours: Mon-Fri 9a-5p mt

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My bucket-list is always full. Every time I travel to a new destination there is always someplace, somewhere, something new and that I can’t wait to see and experience next.

I have 5 years’ experience selling travel and have been a traveler myself since I was young. My experience has ranged between small mom & pop agencies to big named travel corporations, all the while ensuring that my customers and clients travel needs and wishes are met. I have finally come to the conclusion that to truly give my clients the bespoke travel plans that they need, I must strike out on my own to truly meet my client’s needs. I love to make a connection with my clients, hear their travel stories, and make new memories with them. I have an insatiable yearning to see the world that fuels my own wanderlust. Let me help you with your next travel adventure

Addie Aynes

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Email: susiem@travelsociety.com

Phone: 303.381.7420

Hours: 9am to 5pm Mountain Time

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In 2011, I officially joined Susie McKenney to become Travel with Susie and Addie; an independently owned and operated travel agency in association with The Travel Society. Growing up I spent countless hours at the travel agency where my mother, Susie McKenney, established herself as a corporate and leisure travel consultant within the Boulder community. After over 20 years of travel influence and experiences, I graduated college with a business degree and joined The Travel Society. Together we specialize in Luxury, Leisure and Spa destination travel, as well as International and Domestic Corporate travel. Thanks in large part to our affiliation with Virtuoso®, an organization of the top travel agencies, the finest travel providers, and premier destinations in the world; we have the resources to above and beyond to customize your travel down to the tiniest detail. Through our membership with Virtuoso, we are able to add additional amenities for the personalized service that makes all the difference in the way you experience travel. Additional amenities and personalize service could take the form of room upgrades, thank-you notes, breakfasts, resort credits, surprise welcome gifts in your room or cruise cabin and much more. In addition to Virtuoso, we are also affiliated with Starwood Pro, Ritz-Carlton Stars, Four Season Preferred Partners, Melia Specialist, AM Master Agent association, and many more.

Sarah Bender

Sarah Bender

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Email: sarahb@travelsociety.com

Phone: 303.469.1668

Hours: M-F 9am-5pm, Mountain Time

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I have been a Travel Agent since 1993.  I book both corporate and leisure travel and have extensive experience booking domestic as well as international travel, including air, hotels and cars, rail, packages, tours and cruises.  I also have valuable experience booking groups for a variety of purposes and to various destinations.  I am a certified Aussie Specialist (Australia) and Kiwi Specialist (New Zealand) as well as an Accredited Cruise Counselor.  I have also obtained my “College of Disney Knowledge” certification, identifying me as a Disney Specialist.  African safaris have become a passion as well, after having gone on one myself in Kenya in 2011.  My very favorite destination, for personal travel as well as booking for clients, is the South Pacific, particularly Australia and New Zealand.  I backpacked through Australia and NZ for a year back in 1990/91 and have returned to Australia three times since.  I returned to New Zealand most recently in April 2009.  I have also attended numerous Aussie & Kiwi Specialist Conventions.  I am very familiar with these countries and am comfortable creating any personalized itinerary there.  I also have an excellent relationship with a wholesaler for Down Under.

Of-course I book many other destinations besides Down Under, particularly Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Disney vacations and cruises.  I also enjoy working with groups such as family reunions, clubs/common interest groups and destination weddings.  I find working with a travel advisor is especially beneficial for groups, having one point of contact and an experienced advisor familiar with group needs and procedures.

Client Quotes:

” Sarah Bender has been the best travel agent I’ve had in a long time. I travel extensively and using her services has been a “no-brainer” for me. Sarah was very quick to pick up on my habits and has always been very thorough in her research of great deals given my expectations of flight times, destinations and pricing. She is very personable, always recommends the best package, while respecting my requirements. Above all, she is

extremely patient in dealing with clients like myself, as I make plans at the very last minute and change itineraries frequently—never once did I ever sense her annoyance. She is my travel agent for both personal and work travels. I have recommended her services to the company I work for and they are extremely happy with her services. Her fees are inexpensive compared to the amount of leg work she does for you. Each time Sarah comes back with a price, I am confident she has done her homework—and that’s what matters—the bottom line!” — Samantha F. Melbourne IT

“ Since April 2000, I have relied on Sarah to make my travel arrangements. She always responds quickly to my questions and requests and is fantastic at keeping all my idiosyncrasies in mind so my itineraries help me to stay sane during my travels.  In complicated trips, she is adept at finding a

reasonable plan that fits my requirements and is at a low price. She is always professional, thorough, and easy to work with. In conclusion, I can highly recommend her to anyone looking for a reliable, friendly, and extremely competent travel agent.” — Edward K. Dept. Nuclear Physics at University of Colorado

Katja Casson

Katja Casson

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Email: Katja@q.com

Phone: 208.788.9799 or 888-Go-Katja

Hours: 9a-6pm Mountain Time

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In the last 35 years I created and booked over half a million vacations; from custom-designing international adventures to expedition cruises, from escorted tours to honeymoons. No two trips are ever the same and the options are limitless – rent a villa in Tuscany, charter a yacht in Belize, or take the family on a canal barge in France. How about a hot air balloon ride in Myanmar or a trek in  Patagonia ? Maybe you are looking for the perfect beach getaway in the South Pacific ? I know I can make your dreams come true.

For the last ten years my special passion has been orchestrating safe adventure experiences around the globe for my clients. Whether you would like to walk with the penguins in Antarctica, photograph polar bears in the Arctic, or marvel at the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef — if you can dream it, I can help you achieve it. Picture yourself in the presence of orangutans on Borneo, lions in Botswana, or tigers in India. You can rest assured that you will never forget these experiences. These are memories of a life-time for you and for any special person you may want to share them with.

Like you, I also love to travel. My personal travel destinations include all seven continents, and too many countries to list them all. Some of my favorite places are found in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, South America, South Georgia, as well as Australia, New Zealand, China, Myanmar, and islands from the Caribbean to the South Pacific. My travels have taken me through most of the countries of Europe and Russia; countries amazingly rich in history & culture.

I would love to share my personal insights and travel expertise with you. Let my experience and knowledge of these places translate into your next exciting and successful voyage.

Client Testimonials:

Our family had the luxury of planning a perfect and memorable trip with Katja this past summer to South Africa and Botswana. It truly was a trip of a lifetime. Katja was an invaluable part of our vacation: she planned all of our complex flights with family members flying from different areas of the country and helped us to find the exact Safari Lodges to meet our interests and needs. Katja is one of those magical agents, she listens and understands your interests and your needs and does all she can to match you to an itinerary that works for you. In addition, she provided  us with the names of exceptional guides at each location and followed through with making sure our trip ran as smoothly as humanly possible. Her attention to detail is extraordinary, her dedication to her clients is only matched by her expertise in travel and her desire to take exceptional care of all who entrust their trip with her.  She handled and facilitated all areas of our trip from complex airline reservations, trip insurance, private charters, guides and each and every one of our accommodations. There is nothing Katja isn’t willing to do for her clients before, during or after the trip. I recommend her without reservation. She is a gifted travel agent and travel companion wherever you choose to travel in the world! – J. & H. from Los Angeles, June 2013

 

Joni Gerace

Joni Gerace

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Email: guidorocks@comcast.net

Phone: 303.457.9497

Hours: 8am-4pm Mountain Time, after hours by appointment

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For over 30 years I’ve been in the travel business, working independently with The Travel Society since 2000.
Every vacation I plan is unique to fit individual interests and budget.

Susie McKenney

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Email: susiem@travelsociety.com

Phone: 303.381.7420

Hours: 9am - 5pm Mountain Time

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Travel with Susie and Addie is an independently owned and operated travel agency in association with the Travel Society. I have established myself as a corporate and leisure travel consultant within the Boulder community for over 28 years. After many years of travel influence and a obtaining a business degree, Addie (my daughter) joined the business to become Travel with Susie and Addie in 2011. Together we specialize in Luxury, Leisure, Corporate and Spa destination travel. Thanks in large part to our affiliation with Virtuoso®, an organization of the top travel agencies, the finest travel providers, and premier destinations in the world; we have a world of resources at our fingertips. Through Virtuoso, we’re able to offer amenities, experiences, and access not available to the general public, yet that make all the difference in the way you experience travel. By taking the time to get to know your individual interests and preferences, we’re able to design vacations that offer you the greatest Return on Life™. In addition to Virtuoso, we are also affiliated with Starwood Pro, Ritz-Carlton Stars, Four Season Preferred Partners and AM Master Agent associations.

Jan Nance

Jan Nance

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Email: jann@travelsociety.com

Phone: 303.499.9400

Hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm Mountain Time M-F

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I have been happily selling travel for 30 years and have traveled extensively so I’m well able to advise you on your vacation plans. I specialize in in the UK and can plan a fantastic vacation there, right up to the pub you  should go to for dinner.

Client Testimonials:

“Whether I’m flying across the country or across the world, I always rely on CareFree Travel. Their extensive knowledge and experience ensure a quality travel itinerary at an affordable price.” — Clint Fayling, A3 MEDIA NETWORK