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The Unexpected Happened

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The unexpected happened when I took my first International trip since October of 2019. I had avoided traveling abroad since the beginning of the pandemic primarily because I felt it was irresponsible in my particular case to risk catching or spreading covid. My husband is a physician dealing with a vulnerable population, and I could […]

How to Travel with Teens and Love It!

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Download our top tips and learn not just how to travel with teenagers, but how to travel with teens and love it. Once your kids become teenagers, things like friends, jobs, and athletics start to steal precious time away from the family long before they leave for college. Once away at college, that time together […]

Passport Essentials you need to know

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What you need to know before you travel internationally 1. CARRY EXTRA COPIES OF YOUR PASSPORT The U.S. Department of State recommends that travelers photocopy the bio page of their passports before leaving on international trips. When photocopying the information page of your passport, make sure all the details on the copy are legible. Alternatively, […]

Money Matters

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While on vacation, you will need spending money for meals, beverages, activities, gratuities, shopping, and incidental expenses. Managing your money while abroad can be challenging, and if, for any reason, you do not have access to your funds, it can be downright scary at times. With a little forethought, you can avoid many of the pitfalls […]

It's important to get Insurance before you Travel

It’s a luxury to travel without insurance

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No one wants to talk about insurance, but it is a true luxury to travel without it. It does not matter how old you are, your health condition, or where you are traveling; you should never go without travel insurance. Unfortunately, you never know when life is going to throw you a curveball like Covid […]

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Global Entry and Mobile Passport Demystified

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection “Trusted Traveler” programs and the Mobile Passport app are different, but they complement each other. I encourage travelers to consider both options when traveling abroad, as both could help you get home more quickly, and isn’t that the goal after a long flight? GLOBAL ENTRY Global Entry is a […]

5 Travel “Luxuries” That Are Really Essentials

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Let’s face it. Travel can be expensive, and that bottom line can add up quickly. It’s sometimes hard to know where to cut corners and where to splurge because, as my Mom always told me, “you can have anything you want, but you can’t have everything.” I always want to make sure that my money […]

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