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Choosing an agent who is part of The Travel Agent Next Door means you are 100% guaranteed that your professional travel consultant is well travelled as well as educated on a huge number of travel styles, options and experiences.  When an agent choosing to be a part of The Travel Agent Next Door network, they are connected with the best brands, hotel chains, airlines, cruise companies, touring companies and MORE™.  Each travel professional associated with The Travel Agent Next Door is incredibly passionate about travel and providing you with the holiday of a lifetime that will fit your needs and budget.  Make the right choice and book with us today.

Cathy Wiechnik

Cathy Wiechnik

A passion for travel and a desire to help others fulfill their travel dreams prompted Cathy Wiechnik CTC to open her travel agency in her home town of Consort, Alberta. Since 2008 she has owned and operated a full service, accredited and licensed home-based travel agency.

Wiechnik is a Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) with the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA). She has held this designation since 2010, following a course of professional development consisting of attendance at seminars and workshops, the acquisition of industry experience and the receipt of a passing grade on the National Travel Industry Standards Examination.

Specialist training, workshops, and agent familiarization trips keep Wiechnik current in the ever- changing travel industry. But, she feels it is her personal travel to destinations all over the globe that truly enable her to put together unique, out of the box travel experiences for her clients. Europe, Southeast Asia, India, China, Mexico, the Caribbean, French Polynesia, New York City, Hawaii, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Anaheim and Orlando are just some of the destinations she has explored and enjoyed first hand.

Customer Service is Wiechnik’s number one priority. Whether it’s a business trip, a destination wedding, a honeymoon, a family Disney trip, a cruise, a Girl’s Getaway or a one of a kind Bucket List Adventure, clients who enlist the services of Cathy Wiechnik CTC of XCURSIONS can be assured their trip will be thoroughly enjoyable and worry free.

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Carol Wenzel

Carol Wenzel



Jeff Sarich

Jeff Sarich

Jeff is married to his lovely wife Julie and together they have two married daughters – Sarah (Benn & Zoey) and Becky (Garret). In 2003 the Sarichs decided as a family to share vacation time during the holiday season in favour of the traditional gift exchange. Thus began a wonderful annual journey of travel each year. The desire to share their vacation experiences brought about great interest from family and friends, and soon Jeff being asked to help them book vacations.

In May 2009 Jeff began his career as a travel professional, assisting family, friends and new customers through the booking process. Recently Jeff retired from his career in newspaper publications, and now looks forward to taking his passion for travel to the next level. Jeff will be concentrating on Groups, Sun & Beach, Caribbean, Las Vegas, California, Florida, Specialized Sporting Events and expanding his knowledge of European destinations.

Vacation Destination achievements;

Disney, The College of Disney Knowledge

Universal Orlando Specialist

MGM Resorts International

Pueblo Bonito University

Cruise line achievements;

Princess Academy – Commodore

Cunard Academy – Commodore

Carnival University – Carnival Cruise Specialist

Royal Caribbean – University of Wow!

Celebrity Cruises – Celebrity 5 Star Agent

Oceania Cruise Expert



Leslie-Ann Reber

Leslie-Ann Reber

Leslie-Ann Reber resides in Three Hills, Alberta, and has been a Travel Consultant since 2013.

Leslie-Ann’s personal travel experiences, research, connections in the industry, and ongoing travel education give her clients a consultant who is very knowledgeable about travel products and destinations. Her attention to detail and quest for perfection give her clients opportunities to have their vacation dreams come true.

In 2015, through education, a tour of New Zealand from the northern tip of Cape Reinga to the southern tip of the Milford Sound, and completion of government testing, Leslie-Ann was awarded her “Pure New Zealand Specialist” certification from The New Zealand Tourist Board.

Whether you are looking for a weekend get-away, a family fun vacation, an escape to the sun, a reunion, destination wedding, or that bucket list trip of your lifetime -- whatever your travel needs, Leslie-Ann can make your trip a reality. Her keen attention to detail, close attention to her client’s needs, and desire that every client’s trip is a “dream trip” are key to her personalized, professional service.

Leslie-Ann loves to travel and loves to help others experience what the world has to offer.




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