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~  Our Mission  ~

    Dave McCombs and George Greza formed TravelOn USA in the fall of 2003.  With over 40 years of combined experience in the group travel industry they utilize their first hand knowledge of the most popular destinations throughout the United States and Canada to plan safe, fun and educational travel for a diverse roster of schools, church groups, scouting groups as well as adult organizations. 
   As on-the-road tour escorts and as group tour planners, their primary concern has always been the safety of the passengers who have traveled with them throughout their years in the Group Travel Industry. Combining their knowledge of the destinations where you would like to travel and their backgrounds as educators, Dave and George can assist you in planning tours that are interesting as well as relevant to your curriculum. 

    TravelOn USA
offers comprehensive, all inclusive tour packages that cover everything you need for a successful travel experience. From transportation to hotels to new and varied attractions plus the best dining options for your group, George and Dave have the answers to all your travel questions.
    Though we do not seek to become the biggest operators in the group travel market, our goal is to offer quality, affordable group travel to a wide variety of people who would like to visit our nation’s multitude of exciting and educational destinations on a safe and fun educational tour.

    Safe And Fun Educational Travel:  even our motto says Safety
At TravelOn USA  it is not just our motto:  it is our promise and commitment to you and every group that places their trust in our ability to provide quality, safe and affordable travel.

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~  Dave McCombs  ~

Central Mid-West Office

845 Washington Pike
Wellsburg, WV  26070
Phone Toll Free:     866-216-7252 ext 7979
After Hours:     304-737-1794
Fax:     304-737-3505
Email:  McCombs@stratuswave.net

   Dave is a life long resident of Brooke County in West Virginia.  Over the years, he has been involved in many community organizations and has often volunteered his time to coach children in a youth basketball league.  He and his wife, Edith, have been married for thirty-three years.  They have two adult children, Shannon and Brad and two grandchildren, Chole, age two and Brody who is eight months.
    Dave holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Education.  He taught school and coached basketball and baseball for several years at the junior high level in Wintersville, Ohio.  It was during this time that Dave developed an avid interest in student travel.  He sponsored a trip with his students, realizing how beneficial it would be for them to travel to destinations they had only previously read about in history books.  The whole experience was entirely positive.  The trip was the highlight of his students' school year.  As a result, he began his career in the student travel industry.
    In the past 24 years Dave has become knowledgeable in all aspects of the tour industry.  Along with being a licensed Washington, D.C. tour guide, he has traveled extensively throughout the United States and Canada providing him with the knowledge needed to plan exciting educational trips for students.  In fact, most of the groups who began traveling with Dave in 1980 are still doing so today.  Plus, he has established a great relationship and reputation with numerous hotels, restaurants and attractions in the cities he tours.  This offers him many options when planning a trip.  No detail, however small, will be overlooked.
    Dave encourages all group sponsors to contact him when planning a class field trip.  He is available to assist you with all the preparations needed to insure a successful trip and will be glad to meet with you at your convenience.

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~ George Greza ~

East Coast Regional Office

5335 Windtree Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902
Phone Toll Free:   800-473-0270 or 866-766-3833
After Hours:     215-766-3833
Fax:     215-766-9166
Email: georgegreza@msn.com

   George Greza holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education. He is a native of West Virginia where he spent several years teaching music at the high school and elementary levels as well as organizing and escorting tours for a wide variety of groups. In 1987, he relocated to the east coast to assist the growing number of groups that have placed their trust in him to provide quality and affordable travel. 

   During his 20 years as a travel professional, George gained extensive experience in tour planning for all the major destinations in the USA and Canada. He acquired first hand knowledge of the attractions, hotels, and restaurants through his years of on-the-road experience as a tour manager where he cultivated numerous personal contacts in the group tour industry. 

    George's teaching experience, especially his work with performing groups, has served to benefit the many bands and choirs that travel each year with TravelOn USA to various music festivals and on music performance tours. In addition to holding a certificate in Travel Agency Management, he is also a Licensed Guide in New York City and Washington, D.C. 

   George resides in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife Elaine who assists him with administrative tasks at TravelOn USA . His stepdaughter, Courtney is a graduate of  West Virginia University and will complete her Dental Hygiene Degree in the Spring of 2010 at Manor College, Jenkintown, PA.  George continues his involvement in the music scene as a bassoonist with performance groups in Bucks County, PA and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society.   He is available to meet with you and your groups' travel planning committee at your location in the Eastern Region, at your convenience.

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~  Bill Pendziwiatr  ~

Phone # 570-379-3150
54 Overlook Road
Nescopeck, PA 18635

Email:  plumpenz@epix.net

   Bill Pendziwiatr, our newest Travel Consultant, originally hails from Buffalo, New York. Presently he resides on a horse farm with his wife Laverne in Nescopeck, Pennsylvania. They have one daughter, Jennifer, and four granddaughters. Bill holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the State University College at Fredonia, N.Y., a Master of Arts in Music Education from Marywood University, and a Master of Science in Education from Wilkes University. 

   Bill has been a high school band director for the past 22 years and has been awarded the “Citation of Excellence” from the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. He is the past President of PMEA District 9 in Northeast PA and President Elect of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Also related to his teaching profession, Bill is listed in Who’s Who in America’s Teachers and Who’s Who in American Education. Prior to teaching school, Bill traveled with the music group “United Sound” and toured the entire East coast of the United States and Canada. Bill and this very successful band were inducted into Buffalo’s Music Hall of Fame in 2003. Besides his musical duties, you can also find Bill in the barn helping with the horses in his wife’s riding school, Plum Ridge Riding Academy, Inc. Being very energetic, Bill has written and directed five high school plays and written several children’s books. 

   Says Bill, “I had the pleasure of meeting George Greza on my first band trip over two decades ago. The entire experience was very successful. We toured Toronto and Niagara Falls and cleaned up at a marching band competition. George made the trip so much fun and got along great with the students so well that we booked 19 more trips with him. I feel honored to be asked to work with this classy organization. I will do my best to maintain its great reputation and standards.” 

   Bill Pendziwiatr’s extensive experience in touring with bands to a wide variety of destinations throughout the USA & Canada will be an invaluable asset in planning your next band, choir or other group tour. Bill Pendziwiatr can be reached at 570-379-3150 or by email at plumpenz@epix.net

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