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About Mindy Gilbert

Mindy Gilbert of My Vacation Lady has been helping clients, just like you, plan their dream vacations, cruises and honeymoons since 1994.

So you’re looking for a vacation deal…

My Vacation Lady has been in the business of planning our clients' dream honeymoons and vacations since 1994, yet we still cringe when a client calls or emails "looking for a deal".  How appropriate is it to talk about Deals on Black Friday- the biggest shopping day of the year? What is a "deal?" Sometimes we'll [...]

Favorite Family Beaches in the Hawaiian Islands

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii because each island is so unique and wonderful in it's own way. We send a lot of honeymooners and couples to Hawaii,and now, we are getting more and more requests for family vacations to Hawaii. Ohana means family in Hawaiian and the Hawaiian islands are all family friendly.  There are [...]

Destination Weddings by the numbers

Destination weddings are so popular that about 1/4 of the weddings that take place away from home.   Some Averages Nationwide                                  Some fun facts       When it comes to planning your destination wedding, let the team at My [...]

Signature Cocktails in Hawaii

And you probably thought that Hawaii is only known for its Mai Tai, right? Well, we are happy to tell you that the bartenders in the Hawaiian islands are as creative as ever and here are some of the signature beverages from some of our favorite resorts.                 [...]

Are all inclusive resorts right for you?

All Inclusive resorts are very  popular among our clients, for honeymooners, families, groups, destination weddings, girl friends getaways and celebration vacations, but is it the right vacation for you?  Most will be in the Caribbean and Mexico.  Some may be adult only, others may be family friendly.  Some may be huge, others downright boutique-y.  How [...]

Why My Vacation Lady does honeymoon consultations…

View from the Road to Hana My Vacation Lady has been doing a very unique and very in-depth honeymoon consultation with all of our honeymoon couples and we wouldn't think of planning a honeymoon without speaking to the bride and groom together for this consultation. This blog post was posted just about 5 [...]

Dream family vacation- Villa Stay in Southern Spain

This blog post was written by Nicole Gilbert, one of My Vacation Lady's vacation specialists. My extended family and I traveled to southern Spain a few summers ago. It was a trip several years in the making and it did not disappoint! We stayed in the southern part of the country near Marbella. We had [...]

Beaches you should definitely visit at least once!

Over the years as a travel professional, My Vacation Lady has seen plenty of fabulous beaches.  We've seen lots of beaches ranging from ones in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii and the Tahitian Islands.  But as we do more research for our clients and see even more beaches that are to die for, we've added even [...]

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Adding Fun and Romance to a Greece Honeymoon

Greece is HOT for 2019 and now 2020 honeymoons.  Greece honeymoons are currently My Vacation Lady's top requested destination for 2020.  Our clients always look to us to help them figure out what they should do and see on their honeymoon that will be fun but also romantic. Here are some suggestions on what to [...]

Packing Tips for your European Vacation

Recently,  one of My Vacation Lady's newer clients called about packing advice.  They were taking a vacation to Italy in later September going from Florence to the Amalfi Coast.  Since it was fall, the weather could really vary- so maybe between 50 and 75 degrees and while they may not need bathing suits in Florence [...]