Are Key Cards a Thing of the Past?

Are Key Cards a Thing of the Past?

While vacationing over the holidays at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids, MI I was surprised to see that there was an option to have my cell phone open my hotel room door. I was intrigued so I downloaded the Hilton Honors App and logged in. I am a member of Hilton’s Honors Club…

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Why the Best Camera for Your Vacation Might Not Be a Camera

Why the Best Camera for Your Vacation Might Not Be a Camera

Most people want to take at least a few photos on their vacation, but not everyone wants the fuss of packing and keeping track of an extra piece of electronic equipment. Have you considered leaving your digital camera at home and simply using the built-in camera on your smart phone?…

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Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost This is something that has been rattling around in my brain for a while. People often ask me for a “good deal” at Disney, Universal or Cruises. People think that the cheapest vacation is what they want. Most of the time, though, it isn’t. Let me explain.…

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Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

When it comes to taking a cruise on river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports. But each one comes with its own unique perks, and depending on your specific needs for your next trip, you…

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It’s a Tough Job….or My Top 6 Tips for Saving Money at Walt Disney World

It’s a Tough Job….or My Top 6 Tips for Saving Money at Walt Disney World

1 Mardi Gras Parade, 2 Theme Parks, 3 Days, 4 Resorts, 10 Restaurants, 16 Miles, 20+ Attractions & 300+ Photos This past weekend I was with 10 other Travel Agents and one Universal Studio District Sales Manager. Our goal was to learn as much as humanly possible about Universal Studios…

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5 Simple Steps to the Best Travel of Your Life

5 Simple Steps to the Best Travel of Your Life

People are always talking about taking their “dream vacation” — but largely what people mean when they say this is that every detail of the trip was planned flawlessly, everything went according to plan, and the service and food were stellar. But what if the key to having the best…

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My Top 5 Insider Tips for Cruising. I don’t travel without #4!

My Top 5 Insider Tips for Cruising. I don’t travel without #4!

Social Butterfly or Wallflower? If you know me in real life, you know I am a wallflower. I am usually the quiet one in the corner at the party, smiling at other people and having fun. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a pathetic wallflower. I just feel more…

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Art of Animation

Art of Animation

Recently I was selected to attend an onsite Agent Education Program at Walt Disney World. This program was 5 full days of learning – with a little fun added in 😉 One of the scheduled items was to visit different resorts and have a chance to look them over and…

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Disney Free Fun…Hats Galore!

Disney Free Fun…Hats Galore!

Going on a Disney vacation can be expensive. (Although it doesn’t have to be…ask me how!) The value of the vacation totally makes it worth it with world-class customer service, Broadway style entertainment, unique dining and so much more! You don’t have to spend a ton of money and buy lots…

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