Advisory Board



The Vantage Advisory Board members are Vantage customers who represent the point of view of our travelers to the company. They provide input on new destinations; suggest ways to improve quality, pacing, and service; and generally act as sounding boards for our travel planners. They're also happy to respond to your emails with questions about particular destinations they've experienced.


Our Advisory Board members welcome emails or phone calls about their Vantage experience or individual journeys they have taken. See below for member contact information and a list of trips each has taken.


For customer-service related questions or specific issues, we ask that you do not contact our Advisory Board members. Instead, you should contact Vantage Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-982-6824, or simply click here to e-mail us click here to e-mail us.

Vantage Board Members and Vantage Trips Taken:

Kamila Barzykowski

Warwick, RI
(401)-884-9499
kamilazb@verizon.net

Traveling has been Kamila's passion ever since she took a family vacation to the White Mountains in New Hampshire at the age of 10. She still takes up to two trips a year as a single traveler so she can continue to "see the wonders of our world, both in nature and made by man."

Journeys taken with Vantage:
 
Japan & Transpacific Passage
2008
Gems of the World, The Ultimate Voyage
2011
Cruising the Rhine During the Holiday Season
2011
Norway, A Voyage of the Northern Lights
2014

Randi Werner

Andover, MA
(978)-337-5014
randilwerner@comcast.net
Randi is an enthusiastic traveler who has visited everywhere from Lake Tahoe to Red Square. Whether she is traveling with her husband across the United States, or going on a solo journey through Europe, she is always excited to learn more about art, jewelry making, and cooking. She continues to live by her mantra: "Live today as tomorrow is never promised."

Journeys taken with Vantage:
 
Holiday Markets River Cruise
2004
Holland & Belgium in Bloom 
2006
Russian Treasures River Cruise tour
2007
Croatia & Montenegro 
2008
New Zealand, Australia & the Great Barrier Reef
2010
Upcoming trip with Vantage:

Best of Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia
2014

Patricia Diskin

Wrentham, MA
(650)-576-0845
patmdiskin@gmail.com
Patricia has always been a traveler, from her childhood growing up with a father in the military to the vacations she regularly took with her husband and two children as an adult. Now retired, Patricia is still motivated by the urge to learn more "about people and places somewhere else."

In addition to seeing exciting new locations, her most memorable travel moments have come while sitting down for dinner with local families and creating new personal connections.

Journeys taken with Vantage:
 
Best of Africa  
2011
China, Tibet, and a Yangtze River Cruise  
2012
Upcoming trip with Vantage:

Morocco's Imperial Cities & Saharan Sands
2014

William and Patricia Nestork

Charlotte, VT
(802)-324-3661
phnestork@gmavt.net
Natives of New York who now considers themselves Vermonters through and through, Patricia and William have been married since 1962 but were only bitten by the travel bug in the last decade. Traveling both as Vantage Group Leaders and as a couple, they've created a number of everlasting memories around the world as they continue to learn about new the culture, customs, and history of every new destination.

Journeys taken with Vantage:
 
Castles along the Rhine & Danube
2007
Trans-Canada Rail Odyssey & the Rockies
2007
Eastern Europe & the Black Sea 
2008
Waterways of Holland and Belgium
2010
French Waterways 
2011
Splendors of the Italian Lakes & Swiss Alps
2012
Portugal and Douro River Valley
2013
Upcoming trip with Vantage:
 
Seine River Cruise 
2014

Helga Reinisch

Mansfield, MA
(774)-219-7525
helgareinisch@comcast.net
After devoting the last 30 years to raising her daughter and a career in the corporate world, single traveler Helga says she is now looking forward to "enjoying the freedom to travel to my heart's content." A native of Austria who is fluent in German and also speaks Italian, Greek, and Spanish, she is excited to visit historic sites and see more of what the travel world has to offer.

Upcoming trip with Vantage:
 
The Heart of Africa: On Safari in Kenya & Tanzania
2015


Bedford, MA - (781) 275-9537 
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Bedford, MA - (781) 275-9537 
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