Flying with kids can be stressful!

Flying with kids can be stressful! Here are 5 tips on how to keep your sanity when taking kids on a plane trip Having two little ones myself I find that my anxiety for flying increases a few days before the flight.  It is not because I am afraid to fly but how will my
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Mary Yohannan

Why NOT to arrive on-time for your next cruise…

Don’t get on your cruise too early you might run into this… When it comes to traveling we try our best to get to the airport, the port of embarkation, or the car rental place before our scheduled time.  Now when it comes to your flights I always suggest you be there on-time. In fact,
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Beware of booking online…

Beware of Booking Travel Online.  Read the fine print. I recently had a friend ask me what to do when she needed to change their flight that they booked through one of these large travel booking engines or in the travel business what we call an Online Travel Agency (OTA).  The problem was that the
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Lost Luggage: It happened to me!

Is your fear of losing your checked luggage like mine?  Well, the airline misplaced our checked baggage.  When packing your carry-on bag for your next vacation, a good rule of thumb is to have two days of clothes packed.  The thought is that if your checked baggage would be lost, you would have two days’
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Passport Card vs. Passport Booklet

Passport Card vs. Passport Book Which one is better? I recently read an article on Facebook about a lady whose daughter booked her and four of her friends on a week-long vacation to Turks and Caicos.  The daughter booked everything through an Online Travel Agency (OTA), which I will not name, but an OTA is
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Hotel Rooms, how to tell if they are clean

What is REALLY in your hotel room?  5 Places You NEED to be Checking   Recently I have been traveling a lot which means I have been staying in a lot of hotel rooms.  Some of the hotels received not so good reviews, so I was cautious as to what to expect in staying there. 
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I use a Travel Agent for the same reasons you do…

I use a Travel Agent for the same reasons you do… I have not always been a travel agent.  Before I was a travel agent, I used a travel agent to book my vacations.  I needed help, support, and understanding of the “W’s.”  Where, What, and WOW.  I always wanted to make the most of
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All inclusive resort, what does it mean?

What does it REALLY mean to an “all-inclusive” resort? You found an amazing deal on a travel website for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, so you decide to go for it.  You get to the resort and it is as beautiful as the pictures.  After settling into the room you decide to head down
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When to Buy Travel Protection…

You and your travel agent have been planning your vacation for several weeks.  You have come to a decision and are excited to be putting down that initial deposit.  You are done with travel planning for now, or are you?  One last thing that your travel agent should be talking to you about at this
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Let’s talk about what you get with Travel Protection, because you may be missing out!

You have been saving up your money for a few years to take your dream vacation.  You are at the airport and the gate attendant announces the flight will be delayed due to mechanical issues.  This delay causes you to miss your connecting flight to your final destination.  Many hours later you get to your
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