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Meet the Team

Jennie Mechanic


Back in the 70’s, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel extensively as a fashion marketing executive in NYC. I traveled to exotic ports, visited breathtaking cites, and experienced fascinating cultures.
Today, I own The Travel Mechanic; a fully licensed and insured travel agency. Our success has always been  based on a simple formula – It’s all about you. We listen to your needs and then focus on turning your travel dreams into a reality.

Our talented staff of travel consultants are specifically trained to help you plan, explore and finalize the best vacation tailored to you.  We’ve had great satisfaction sending hundreds of clients all over the world and we feel privileged to be a part of their dream.

Experience, quality and exceptional customer service have always been the cornerstone of our success. I invite you to stroll through our website and explore the possibilities!

Lauren Doyle

Vice President- Sales

Soaking up the sun, experiencing new cultures and creating lasting memories are the reasons I love to travel. As a travel consultant, I love helping my clients experience these same pleasures. Planning a wedding is very stressful so I make sure we have a lot of “ahh” moments when planning a couple’s honeymoon or destination wedding.

Certifications: Certified Wedding Destination & Honeymoon Specialist

Specialties: Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, Family Travel & Special Group Travel

Travel Experience: Europe, Africa, Canada, Asia, Mexico, Central America and the many beaches of the Caribbean!

Favorite Destinations: Thailand! Exotic, adventurous and the place I chose for my honeymoon! Renting mo-peds is the best and my favorite way to explore a new island!

Nancy Robb

Travel Specialist

Formerly a Global Leader of a Fortune 500 company, I’ve leveraged my world travel experiences and business knowledge to build a diversified travel client base with The Travel Mechanic.

Specialties: I specialize in group travel, bringing together like minded people who share common interests. In this capacity, I serve as the concierge for the USC Aiken Pacer Travel Club. I enjoy creating memorable experiences and paying forward my love of travel to my clients.

Interests: Running, cycling, swimming, pretty much anything active! I also enjoy theatre, movies, a good book, and a great bottle of wine.


Karen Franco

Office Manager

I’ve had many adventures while traveling the world for business and pleasure. I consider travel as a great opportunity to experience new cultures and make memories that last a lifetime.

Specialties: Organizing and maintaining the office, so that it runs like a well-oiled machine.

Travel Experiences: Europe, Asia, N. America, Caribbean and Bermuda

Favorite Destinations: Seoul, Korea and Atlanta, Georgia… the Summer Olympics! Our family memories of these events are priceless!


Linda Luna

Travel Consultant

During my 13 years in the education field, I’ve encouraged my students to learn about different cultures by exploring the world. As a travel consultant, I now have the ability to make those travel dreams become a reality for my clients.

Specialities: Caribbean destinations both on land and sea, family and group travel.

Travel Experience:   Caribbean, Mexico,  Bermuda, and Europe

Give me a  great beach, good book, cold drink and I’m there!

Jane Meagher

Guest Blogger

The extraordinary opportunity to live and grow up in England was the launching pad for my early travels throughout Europe and the British Isles. That gave me a great passion for travel and I continue to explore, although I have to admit that I left a piece of my heart in England!

Travel Experience: The cities of Europe and their many museums, art galleries, cathedrals and gardens. I most enjoy absorbing the culture and traditions of the beautiful places that I visit – that includes visiting the markets and buying a bouquet of flowers, stopping for a coffee or glass of wine in a neighborhood café, meeting the local people.

Favorite Destinations: The Eiffel Tower sparkle! The towns along Lake Como, Italy. Buckingham Palace art collection. Butchart Gardens, Victoria, British Columbia. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. The canals of Venice, Italy. Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia.