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Easiest Covid Test for Cruising

Easiest Covid Test for Cruising

If you are planning to take a cruise in the near future, your cruise line will require you to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test (taken within two days of embarkation); failure to do so may result in you being denied boarding! While Virgin Cruise Line is...
Travel like a VIP with Global Entry

Travel like a VIP with Global Entry

BOTTOM LINE: Global Entry includes TSA PreCheck®. Departures from U.S. Airports are easier once you have TSA PreCheck® status. Arrivals to the US from an International Airport are easier with Global Entry. It is a major time saver and totally worth the effort and...
How Much to Tip in Mexico

How Much to Tip in Mexico

Keep in mind tipping is an important part of Mexican social and trading culture. You can tip in US Dollars; however, it is best to tip in Mexican Pesos. These are the easiest for the service providers to use and exchange. At least half of Mexican households still...
Beware of Timeshare Land Sharks!

Beware of Timeshare Land Sharks!

If you’ve ever visited a popular vacation destination and were offered a free meal, excursion, or perk in return for watching a presentation on an “exciting opportunity,” you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with the world of timeshares and Resort Land Sharks...
Golden Galaxy Cocktail

Golden Galaxy Cocktail

The “Golden Galaxy” is made with actual gold (yes, you read that right) and will make its debut at sea in the Fortune Teller Bar on Carnival’s new fun ship Mardi Gras. Ingredients: * 1/2 oz Simple Gold Syrup * 2 oz of vodka * 1 oz Kahlua Combine all...
Barbados: Gateway to the Southern Caribbean

Barbados: Gateway to the Southern Caribbean

Barbados, an independent British Commonwealth nation, has idyllic pink-sand beaches, emerald hills and valleys, and rich Bajan-flavor is an unforgettable destination! …it’s also rich with Pirate history and is the birthplace of rum and has some wonderful...
Pay Monthly

Pay Monthly

Book now and pay later with Uplift monthly payment options.  Frequently Asked Questions Q. Can I travel before paying off my loan? A. Yes, if you use Uplift Pay Monthly, you can make one low payment to book your trip now, and then pay the rest of your loan over the...
Destination Weddings

Destination Weddings

Have you always dreamed of getting married on the beach in Hawaii? How about a Helicopter wedding on a Glacier in Juneau Alaska?  My go to vendor for destination experiences, ShoreTrips, also offers amazing destination weddings, vow renewals, and symbolic weddings in...