Family Vacation Tips

Using Travel Agents for Trips Close To Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2018 6:16:00 AM / by Alycia McHale

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

I can fondly remember the vacations I took with my family as a kid.  We would take road trips to the National Parks or to the ocean– which for me was much more fun than an amusement park. I can proudly say that I have been to 38 states. My family and I are working on all 50.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

What is the Definition of a Family Room at a Hotel?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 13, 2018 6:25:00 AM / by Sally Black posted in family resorts, family vacations, family vacation ideas

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

When a hotel or resort room category says it is a "family room" or "family suite" it basically means that room allows children to sleep there with their parents.  Beyond that, there are probably as many different meanings to the word "family room" as there are hotels in the world.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

How Much Does It Cost For Children To Go On A Cruise?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2018 7:12:00 AM / by Sally Black posted in Family Cruises, Family Vacation, Affordable Family Vacations

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

balcony cabinAlthough cruise ship cabins may appear to be floating hotel rooms, room rates are calculated differently.  This is especially true when it comes to children's rates.  It's important for parents to understand the differences when they are planning their vacation choices.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Hurricanes vs Family Vacations

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Sally Black posted in Family Vacation, family cruise, family vacation ideas

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Beach vacations in the U.S., The Caribbean, Mexico and even Hawaii are very popular with Families.  The most popular time of year for families to take that idyllic beach vacation is when school's out for summer vacation. This coincides perfectly with hurricane season.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Family Cruise Travel Agent vs Online Booking

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2018 4:31:00 PM / by Sally Black posted in family cruise, Family Vacation, family vacations, Affordable Family Vacations, family vacation ideas

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

3 RCCL ships"Why use a travel agent when I can book a cruise myself online?

Frankly there are plenty of reasons to work with a professional travel agent. We'll give you 7 good reasons here in this post. By the time you get done reading I'll bet you'll be saying "Why not book with a travel agent!"

Most people don't understand how travel agents work. Many people think travel agents are extinct...like corner video rental stores. I's no wonder folks don't understand all the benefits of having a great travel agent on your side working for you. 

 A travel agent that specializes in family travel knows the average parents only get about 15 chances to create memorable vacation experiences together while their children.  How do you want your kids to remember their childhood vacations? 

If you're trying to decide whether to reach out to a travel agent or go it alone, here are a few important points to consider:

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]