Cathy McDonald 

Halifax, NS Canada
An independent affiliate of Travel Professionals International
Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Safari
  • River Cruising
  • Ocean Cruising
  • Food & Wine

Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Travel has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. When I hear “travel”, my eyes are guaranteed to sparkle. Travel is inspiring, educational and rewarding. And, it can be a life changer. It is a time when worries melt away and a hidden part of you allows yourself to explore life through wider eyes.

My travels have taken me to many interesting places around the world. Some of my travel highlights include African safaris, trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru, travelling thorough various parts of India, and exploring Europe to places like Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Belgium. I also have enjoyed relaxation at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, and even backpacking in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

Travel has always been my passion so I love to help create memorable trips for my clients. These can include river cruising along the Rhine or waterways of Africa, trekking in South America or Asia, tasting the culinary delights and wines of Europe, biking in Croatia or touring in Ireland. And when you need some downtime, there is always relaxing at an all-inclusive sunny beach resort in the Caribbean or hideaway in the South Pacific!

I will work with you to organize the trip you want or, maybe one you have not thought about yet. I want to help enrich your life through travels so that you too can find that hidden part within yourself that allows you to explore life through wider eyes.

Places I Have Traveled

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Exceptional. Goes above and beyond expectations.

By: Greg J

Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2018

Fantastic. Her attention to detail and thoughtfulness made our trip to Nice France very special. From arranging flights, hotels, transport to and from airports, and tours, all plans progressed perfectly making our trip stress free. This convenience allowed us to focus on enjoying ourselves. Dealing with a travel expert like Cathy made arranging our trip far easier then attempting to book everything ourselves on the internet and as far as I'm aware costs about the same. Its a no brainer, if you are a busy individual or an inexperienced traveller, always utilize the expertise of an excellent travel agent like Cathy.

Recent the Viking Bsltic Cruise.

By: Gabby

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2018

Working with Cathy in the past and most recently on the Baltic cruise has been a delight. She is very thorough in all facets of the trip. Her response to any question or concern is very prompt, and her pleasant , thoughtful , personal approach is so welcoming. I feel comfortable approaching Cathy on any travel question even if it isn't related to an upcoming trip.


By: Judy

Reviewed on: 05 Oct 2018

My working with Cathy McDonald was fantastic. Cathy responded to questions promptly and regardless of the question whether currency and/or excursions she was very informative and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend Cathy McDonald to other travelers.


By: Jaime

Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2018

Kathy was very responsive and resourceful, and was able to provide advice and booking services quickly and to our specifications. She shared with us other clients experiences with our destination, which was helpful, and also ensured that we received the best prices and any discounts that were available to us. She checked in with us regularly before and after our trip, and provided very personalized service.

New York Getaway Weekend

By: Goose

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2018

Excellent comprehensive service. Checked ahead on flight and accommodations for us.



Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2018

Cathy was awesome,very helpful she provided lots of options and suggestions and recommended fabulous accommodations. This is our second booking with Cathy and as with the first trip our expectations were exceeded.

Canyon Trip

By: Doc

Reviewed on: 15 Nov 2018

She was excellent in all aspects.

Working with Cathy McDonald, you will have access to:

  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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  • South Africa
  • India
  • Germany
  • Peru
  • Zambia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • France
  • Italy
  • Croatia
  • Portugal
  • Morocco
  • Poland