Family Vacation Tips

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

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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.

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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

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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:

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How to Choose the Right Family Cruise

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2018 6:00:00 AM / by Sally Black posted in Family Cruises, Affordable Family Vacations, family vacation ideas, family adventure vacation

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You're family has decided to take a fun-filled cruise for your next vacation-excellent choice!  The great news is that there are a huge number of ships, destinations and types of cruises that are all family friendly. With such a wide variety of choices, how can you confidently determine which is the right choice for your family?

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Family Vacations For Horse Lovers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 4, 2018 10:32:12 AM / by Sally Black posted in family adventure vacation, Family Vacation Destinations, family vacation ideas, Family Vacation

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I can't remember my kindergarten teacher's name but I can vividly remember the summer vacation my family took when I was 5.  We took a road trip to Mt. Snow Ski Resort in Vermont. My parents were looking for a long weekend of peace and quiet. As we drove up to our hotel, I immediately spotted a white pony roaming freely around the grounds.  The bellman noticed my fascination and introduced me to "Snowshoes". It was Snowshoe's job to pull the children's sleds in winter but he was given the summers off for good behavior.

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How To Pack For A Family Cruise Vacation

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2018 6:28:00 AM / by Mary Ellen Nunes posted in family cruise, family vacations

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Questions we often get from parents is how and what to pack for a family cruise:

  • How formal is formal night?
  • What about the kids?
  • What will I need to pack for shore excursions?
  • Do I need a jacket?...a dinner jacket?...a tux?
  • Can I change clothes as soon as I get on board the ship?
  • and more

Don't worry, as travel agents, we've got you covered! Here are 12 answers to those FAQs ..plus some  answers to questions you might yet have thought about yet.

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