About Us

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 chooses 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.




Preston Travel The Travel Agent Next door is a bricks and mortar agency owned and managed by Paul Goetz and Brenda Goodsell. Both Paul and Brenda have extensive experience in exceeding our clients travel expectations. Our agency has been in the Waterloo Region for over 40yrs, always on King Street in Preston/Cambridge.

Recently we became a branch office of the TravelAgentNextdoor. We are proud of the affiliation as The TravelAgentNextdoor is an Ensemble agency which allows us to offer excellent value on cruises and more.

Unlike other agencies we encourage you to go to our online booking engines. Book in the comfort of your home, plus have our expertise in house to draw on. The best of both worlds.

Our office has a combined 50 years of experience, we have traveled to India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, United Kingdom, Israel, most of continental United States, and of course Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico and Central America.

Ask us anything, we are happy to do the research and get you on your way to your next adventure.

1800 959 6811

Paul Goetz

Paul Goetz

Agency Owner / President

Paul has been part of the travel industry for almost 30 years. As a member of our local Rotary he has received the Paul Harris award.

Paul is also a long standing member of the Knights of Columbus in Maryhill, and active in his local parish in Fergus.

Paul has traveled to China, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom,and Spain. Our commercial clients are especially happy to have Paul meet all their travel needs.

Each year Paul has assisted with a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.

Brenda Goodsell

Brenda Goodsell

Co Owner/Manager

Brenda has been an agent in the Waterloo region for over 30years. Almost all of it spent with Preston Travel.

Brenda has traveled to most of the Caribbean, almost all of North America, Australia, and Malaysia as well as India. Brenda has been to Portugal the United Kingdom and Italy...she fells there is never enough travel you can do in Europe!

Brenda specializes in custom itineraries and groups, wedding, family, health and wellness as well as church mission groups.

Call her for your special needs, she would love to look after your group or special holiday.


Debbie Richard

Debbie Richard

Senior Disney Counsellor and reservations

Debbie Richards is our in house Disney expert, no one knows Disney

better. She is really a treasure to have as part of our team. More

recently Debbie has turned her hand to family vacations. Be it cruises, All inclusives or of course the family Disney holiday. Debbie can be

reached at her personal email of debbierichard@rogers.com or at the office debbier@prestontravel.ca




If cruises are what you enjoy please contact our sales associate Diane Erdman at : di4travel@rogers.com. Diane has sailed on several lines to both Caribbean and Europe. She is a wealth of information when it comes to all inclusive holidays and cruising.

Diane has sailed on Carnival/Celebrity/Costa/Holland America and Royal Caribbean, ask her what cruise line would be best for you, Diane's opinion can be trusted.

Often Diane works on value vacations, she has extensive knowledge about Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican republic. Ask her what she thinks of a particular resort and if it was a good value for dollar!


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