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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I fell in LOVE with the parks at…

I fell in LOVE with the Parks at Universal Studios Florida!  A few weeks ago I talked about my resort experience at the Loew’s Royal Pacific Hotel on Universal Orlando™ property.  This week I want to talk about the changes I saw at the parks since having been there last in 1994.  One thing I
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How Universal!

What a UNIVERSAL Destination…  I am excited about this newsletter because this is the first time I am writing about something that has changed so much since I had previously been there.  As with all high school band students, the trip to Walt Disney World® to showcase your talents was something I really looked forward
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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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Why Your Next Vacation Should Be Customized?

Vacationing the way you too!   At Life is Better Traveling we always say “Connecting Friends and Family through Customized Vacations.”   But what is a customized vacation?  A customized vacation is a vacation that fits your needs, desires, and overall goal of the vacation.  When you first start to plan a vacation, you get on
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Traveling to Charleston with Kids!

Charleston, South Carolina If you haven’t been, why you must go!  Our family recently took a family vacation to Charleston, South Carolina.  The last time my husband and I were in Charleston we didn’t have any children and we enjoyed the pleasures of Down Home Southern Cooking.  We walked around the romantic waterfront and sat
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When and How to Buy Travel Insurance

 Travel Insurance, When and How to Buy You plan all year, sometimes even two years in advance to take that big trip.  You have been slowing putting money aside, saving up, and right before you are supposed to go on this amazing journey something happens.  You can’t go!  What are you going to do?  You
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Questions Answered by a Travel Agent

The Travel Agent is Alive! I am going to answer all those questions that we commonly get asked… John, did you know that unlike the caveman, the travel agent is not extinct?  I hear this all the time, “I thought travel agents were extinct!”  We are here to stay and becoming larger in numbers.  Home
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