In September of 2018, I had the adventure of a lifetime as I traveled to South Africa with my partners at Swain Destinations and African Travel, associated with The Travel Corporation. During my time there, I visited a few luxury safari camps and private game reserves that all offered an amazing, intimate look at the stunning geography and wildlife throughout the region.Read More
While the thought of traveling internationally (or at all) may be daunting during a global pandemic, our travel advisors can help ensure you are fully aware of the policies, procedures, and other information to make your vacation worry-free.
We do strongly encourage all our clients to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 for themselves leading up to departure, and, most importantly, take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before booking any kind of travel.
While the destinations below are welcoming American tourists back, some are far more restrictive on requirements than others, which we've noted as such. For more information on travel restrictions, please visit the U.S. State Department website.
The World Travel & Tourism Council has also published their "Safe Travels" program to help provide travelers with the insights and information to ensure they enjoy a safe and secure trip.
Booking a vacation on your own, especially when COVID-19 is creating so much uncertainty, is not a great use of your time and money. Here are our top 7 reasons why you should book your next vacation with one of our travel advisors and save yourself some stress, money, and most importantly, time.Read More
This Earth Day, we are sharing an inspirational look at how our Travel Corporation partners are working to protect and preserve our planet, our people and their communities, and the wildlife of our beautiful fragile planet.
Chief TreadRight and Sustainability Officer Shannon Guihan, reflects on travel during the current global crisis.
I’m passionate about adventure travel, naturally seeking out exotic and otherworldly destinations, and New Zealand has been near the top of my personal list for ages. When the time came to embark on my adventure, I chose our American Express preferred partner, Swain Destinations, as they are known for offering incredible vacation experiences with a special emphasis in the South Pacific as the founder, Ian Swain, is Australian. My personal adventure was incredibly educational. I learned first-hand all of the amazing itinerary options available to craft for any of my clients, from adventure-seeker to luxury cosmopolitan tourist. Read on to follow my winding journey through one of the most amazing countries in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand.Read More