(62 Reviews)
98% Recommended

Cheri Sigurdson

Tempe, AZ

Guided Vacations, Ocean & River Cruise Specialist

NOTE:  All new requests will require a upfront $50 Planning Service Fee.  I realize your time is valuable and so is mine.  My expertise can maximize and save time in helping you find your next dream adventure!! 

It's nice to finely see the world opening back up, after these extraordinary times.  What a interesting time this has been for 2020 & 2021!  Who knew this Covid Pandemic would last so long! As a trusted Travel Advisor, I am thinking about your safety first and foremost.  Each day changes and it's important to research the destinations you want to visit to be sure they are accepting travelers.

Many or our suppliers have been offering local guided vacation in the USA, Caribbean and some Europe, which I can help navigate your options.

For over 35 years, I have taken the stress out of traveling by booking Guided Vacations & Cruises for my clients around the world. I believe that traveling is the greatest thing we can do for yourself and the best education.  I love the diversity of the world's cultures and landscapes to inspire each others kindness and creativity. 

I take the time to listen to my clients and strive to give the best customer service possible. If I don't know something or would not be a good fit, I'm going to do my very best to find an option to make it happen. My goal is to give my clients a stress free experience and find a vacation that matches their lifestyle.   

I specialize in selling Guided Vacations, which are already designed Itineraries with many excellent tour suppliers, such as Globus, Insight Vacations, CIE, Tauck, G Adventures, Contiki (young adults), Rocky Mountaineer, Mayflower, Monograms and many others.  This type of travel let's you sit back and enjoy having someone else do the driving and shares all the beauty and knowledge of their destination.  There's something magical about meeting like minded travelers and locals while being shown the best that the destination has to offer.   

Another love of mine is selling River & Ocean Cruises around the world.  For those who want to unpack once, River & Ocean Cruises is a great option for visiting multiple destinations at a leisurely pace.

I have many certifications including: ~ Avalon, AMA, Viking, & Tauck River Cruises ~ Sandals/Beaches Expert ~ Skiing Colorado ~ Princess, Holland American, NCL, Oceania,  Celebrity, Royal Caribbean ~ CIE Tours ~  Globus Family of Brands ~ Insight Vacation ~ Tauck World Discovery ~ And many more!

Traveling is a wonderful opportunity to learn and educate yourself and younger generations.  It truly is a small world, once you get out there.  We really are one human race learning to love and all get along!  I grew up in San Diego, California and have lived in Colorado and now reside in Arizona. I'm thrilled to continue working in the travel industry and wouldn't know any better life style for me!

Please Note / Fees:  I have an $25 Per Person Booking Fee (Minimum $50) for all packages.

I'm here to help you find the right cruise or guided vacation to match your life style! Talk with me today so we can find your next wonderful adventure!! (480) 895-9362...or email: cheri@elsoltravel.net

My Travel Albums

Jamaica Sandals
Chair Lift Ride to go Zip Lining
Ireland with CIE Tours
Sharing a fun time at a local Pub...Go Jamie!!
Alaska with Princess Cruises
Iceland with Globus Journeys
Arly & Cheri

Customer Testimonials

Cheri is our knowledgeable agent!

My wife and I have done quite a few cruises using EL SOL TRAVEL in the past and the main reason is because of Cheri Sigurdson who is our travel agent there. She is a great person to work with, she gets the best rates available, fills out all paperwork, including passport info and has baggage tags, transfers and folders ready to go. All we have to do is be at the airport on time. Cheri is just a very happy person to work with and be around plus very knowledgeable. Paul and Joanne Budrick
Paul, B, Sun Lakes, Arizona

Cheri is the best!

We have used Cheri Sigurdson for 4 or 5 years as our travel agent and she is the best. This lady has taken care of us for all our travel needs and also our two daughters and friends. She makes sure that everything is correct and never complains about our changes. We always feel good when we turn our travel plans over to her. There is no other travel company that we will use. Sincerely, Ron and Barbara Cyr
Ronald, C, Sun Lakes, Arizona

High Marks to Cheri - All Aspects of Travel

My wife Susan and I have been using Cheri Sigurdson at El Sol Travel ever since we moved to Sun Lakes ten years ago. Without hesitation, Cheri has handled every one of our many excursions throughout the world with care and expertise. She is quite knowledgeable with every aspect of the travel business and it is reassuring to know that she looks out for the welfare of each and every client and always with a smile and an even disposition. I would not consider using anyone else for my (our) travel needs. I give Cheri high marks on all aspects related to travel and give her permission to use this endorsement as testimony to her competence and dedication. Regards, Michael and Susan Carter
Michael, C, Sun Lakes, Arizona

My Reviews

23 of 35 people found this review helpful
All Trips met our expections
Cheri has been our travel consultant for more than ten years. During this period she has guided us on both land, sea and river cruise tours, all which exceeded our expectations. She is very detailed in the information she provides and is always able to answer all questions that arise. When it is time to travel Cheri always presents a complete and detail travel package. Her expertise as a travel consultant is absolutely excellent. We have never been disappointed with her recommendations or product.
By  bertww  from  Sun Lakes, Arizona
Traveled to  China ~ East and Southeast Asia
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Cheri Sigurdson responded:
As you may know, I may not know all the answer at the beginning, but I sure to give it my best to find it all out!! I love this world and the people in it!! Thanks!

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26 of 43 people found this review helpful
My husband, John and I have traveled around the world using the advice of many experienced Travel Agencies. None, however; have assisted us as much as our Travel Consultant, Cheri. Cheri has helped us over the past 13+ years. We value her advise and knowledge of the travel industry. You can't be in better hands when planning a trip then aligning yourself with Cheri and the folks at Travel Leaders.
By  None  from  Mesa, AZ
Traveled to  England ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Cheri Sigurdson responded:
I have loved working here at El Sol Travel/Travel Leaders for over 14 years and mostly because of clients like you! Thank you so much for your kind words. ..I do try my best! Cheri

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16 of 24 people found this review helpful
Great trip to Italy !
Cheri has been excellent in helping us book several overseas trips. She has been very responsive, very resourceful, and very attentive to detail in our experiences working with her. I plan to go back to her and have her assist in us in future trips.
By  Dave  from  Chandler, AZ
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Cheri Sigurdson responded:
So happy to know you had a great time in Italy with Insight Vacations!! They truly do have amazing Tour Directors! Thank you for your kind words and I'll look forward to hearing from you soon, for your next adventure!!

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13 of 18 people found this review helpful
Our 4th Trafalgar tour. We highly recommend Cheri
She is the best travel agent ever. She goes out of her way to ensure every travel expenience is the best ever.
By  Kerry  from  Tempe AZ
Traveled to  Norway ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Cheri Sigurdson responded:
Awww, schucks! It's always a pleasure to work with you and assist with planning new adventures for the two of you!! Cheers!!

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13 of 19 people found this review helpful
Beautiful Resort.
Cheri has always worked very hard to make our trips pleasurable
By  Fun Laker  from  Sun Lakes Az
Traveled to  Cabo San Lucas ~ Baja California Sur ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Cheri Sigurdson responded:
Thank you ...it's fun process, which I enjoy!

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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Iceland
  • Jamaica

Travel Specialist:

  • Escorted Tours
  • Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Luxury Cruises
  • Small Ship Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Globus
  • Tauck
  • Princess Cruises®
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Avalon Waterways


  • Certified Sandals Specialist
  • Princess Commodore
  • Globus & Monograms Tour Expert Program
  • American Queen Steamboat Company
  • American Cruise line

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