No matter what cruise line you research, you're bound to encounter Onboard Credit or Shipboard Credit offers. These can range from as little as $25 to upwards of $1,000 depending on the cruise line, itinerary, length of travel, or amount of guests in your party all factor in. It's no secret that travel agencies have a leg up when it comes to onboard credit amounts. Read on to see how you can make the most of your bonus!Read More
Starting in October of this year, all Americans flying domestically throughout the United States will be required to present a Real ID to pass through airport security and board a flight. Going to the DMV most likely falls at the bottom of your To-Do list, but you do not want to be denied entry by airport security and unable to board your flight when October rolls around. The notice has been going out for years that this was on the way and we expect the TSA will not be lenient for those who have ignored the news. The most lengthy part of the process is likely the usual wait at your DMV, but here are a list of steps you can take to make sure you are Real ID Ready:Read More
IRS Lowers 2020 Mileage Reimbursement Rate
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service for 2020 has lowered the rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business purposes. The standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck will be 57.5 cents per mile driven, half a cent lower than in 2019.
Kicking off a new year means the cruise lines are now into their annual Wave Season, bringing us their best deals during January and February. Working with a travel advisor during this time is crucial! You will have access to all the best offers from every cruise line and you'll want the experience of a travel advisor to comb through the opportunities and customize a vacation (or two) to your personal needs. We'll even bring our own shipboard credit bonus to the table as we work with the cruise lines to ensure you receive every potential bonus amenity available.
Embarking on a cruise is an exhilarating experience that only gets better by the minute. A cruise vacation can delivery so many unique moments and memories, yet planning one can be a nightmare if you don't know what to look for. That's where we come in. As your trusted travel advisors, we can ensure a relaxing, exciting cruise from the minute you leave your home to the minute you arrive back. Here are 8 reason you should work with one of our travel advisors to book your cruise vacation.Read More
Last September, I set off for the amazing city of lights again, this time to attend the wedding of a very close friend. My previous visit to Paris was in 2015, which included all the big tourist spots over a long weekend. Having already visited the Eiffel Tower, relaxed on a Seine boat cruise, spent hours in the Louvre, and enjoyed Versailles, this time I had a full week and was determined to truly explore Paris and immerse myself deeper into French culture. Here are a few pro tips for a weeklong visit to Paris...Read More