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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.

Packing Hacks that will save you money

My Vacation Lady is all about saving money when we can so when we heard about packing things to save money we were intrigued.  What might Smarter Travel have on their list that we didn't already? According to Smarter Travel,  these 10 items can save you a bundle. a luggage scale-- this is a must [...]

Kauai for your honeymoon?

Napali Coast My Vacation Lady loves all of the Hawaiian Islands but there is one island that  so many of our honeymooners say they loved the most.  That island is Kauai--- the Garden Isle. When you think of romance and adventure all rolled into one, you might want to think of the Garden [...]

You just booked your Disney World Vacation- now what???

Congratulations, you're going to Disney World and you are lucky that you booked with a Disney specialist like Carla Porter, a member of the My Vacation Lady Team. Booking a Disney World vacation can be overwhelming so it's a good thing you'll be in good hands with Carla to navigate your way for you.  She [...]

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Check Out These New Spa Treatments in Hawaii

Hawaii has some fabulous spas from the Spa Without Walls at the Fairmont Orchid to the huge hydrotherapy spa (Terme Wailea) at the Grand Wailea and so many more.  Many of the spas will create their own customized oils and massage products featuring locally sources elements from Hawaii.  Spa menus can be pages long with [...]

Last minute honeymoon planning check list

Here are some last minute tips that My Vacation Lady shares with our honeymooners if you are leaving for your honeymoon shortly after the wedding: 1.  Review all of your travel documents and vouchers to make sure they are in order BEFORE the wedding.  Make sure you can find the emergency phone #'s for your travel [...]

Great areas in Europe for Wine

Do you want great wine on your vacation or honeymoon to Europe? My Vacation Lady has been learning more and more about the great wine regions in Europe. Most people have probably heard of Tuscany in Italy.  It's been made famous by the long rolling fields of grapes that make some great wines.  Some of [...]

Flying tips from flight attendants

Frequent fliers are among the best to offer the best tips and who flies more than flight attendants? Here are a number of tips that we compiled from different articles about a flight attendants best travel tips: 1.  Where you sit does make a difference. You'll feel less turbulence in the front of the plane [...]

Is a Mini Moon right for you?

My Vacation Lady just had a consultation with a couple that got married last December but has yet to take a honeymoon.  Life got in the way--- they both switched jobs, they bought a house and they just didn't have the time or money for a long honeymoon.  So rather than spending money that they [...]

We’re not only about tropical vacations

Yes, our logo looks tropical-ish with the sun, a beach umbrella and what may resemble waves but the team at My Vacation Lady knows far more than just beach destinations. In the past few years, our team has been around the world (well almost). Our team has been on 57 cruises (including Alaska, Cuba and [...]

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Adventurous Family Vacations

Would you ever consider taking your kids on an adventure vacation?  Do you even really know what an adventure vacation would be?  Don't feel bad because most people don't know what might be considered an adventure vacation because there are so many different facets to an adventure vacation. A good number of  My Vacation Lady's clients will [...]