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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.

Where can Americans travel to NOW?

The team at My Vacation Lady is trying our hardest to keep up with the ever changing Covid 19 entry protocols required by the most popular vacation and honeymoon destinations for our clients. Where can you travel to NOW? The world is starting to reopen and more and more destinations are allowing in American Tourists. [...]

New honeymoon terminology thanks to Covid

You probably heard of the mini-moon.  That's a short getaway taken right after the wedding. Sherri and Liam got married in September 2020 and knew that they couldn't go on their 2  week dream honeymoon to Asia so instead they decided to do a mini-moon to Cape Cod. They still want a honeymoon (maybe not [...]

Top Reasons to Book With A Travel Advisor Right Now

The last 7 months have been a challenge for the travel industry- hotels, airlines, destinations and the travel advisor community.  As more borders are opening to travel and more people are looking to travel, it's never been more important to work with a professional travel advisor. For some people who have never used a professional [...]

What to pack for your vacation to Hawaii

Every day in Hawaii feels like Aloha Friday since casual attire is pretty much all that you need to pack for your vacation or honeymoon to the Hawaiian Islands. With the exception of a couple of fine restaurants, men don't need to even consider bringing a jacket or tie.  Hawaiian Aloha Shirts (casual buttoned down or collared shirts) [...]

How to decide on your perfect honeymoon destination

Congratulations, you're getting married!  You've started making wedding plans.  Did you realize how much work researching all the venues, photographers, florists, DJ's and more can be?  It's now about 9 months before the big day and you have a couple more things to book for the wedding day but more importantly, it's time to start [...]

Do you enjoy snorkeling? Best Snorkeling Spots

A few years back, My Vacation Lady snorkeled in some of the clearest waters that ever imaginable and among some of the most beautiful coral.  This was in Bora Bora.  The fish were multi colored and it was just a great experience that I highly recommend to all of our clients headed to French Polynesia. [...]

Traveling to Hawaii has some loopholes

My Vacation Lady was so excited that Hawaii was reopening to tourism on Oct 15, but it seems that not all of the islands are on the same page. Sunrise over Haleakala What you need to know: You will need to take a Covid test within 72 hours of the time of the [...]

Honeymoon Worthy Experiences in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is one of My Vacation Lady's favorite Caribbean Islands for honeymooners because it is so different than many of the islands.  It is so much more than just a beach destination.  We call it the Kauai of the Caribbean- mountainous, lush, green and wonderful beaches.  We have honeymooners heading down to St Lucia [...]

Pre- Vacation Check List

With all the planning that it takes to put together a great vacation or honeymoon, My Vacation Lady likes to offer a few pre-vacation or pre-honeymoon planning tips that you might not think about. Pre- Vacation Check List 3 Months Before Make sure your passport is valid for 6 months past your return date.  If it [...]

Update to Hawaii’s Reopening and Covid Testing Program

The team at My Vacation Lady is keeping our fingers crossed that the Oct 15, 2020 date is the beginning of the return to Hawaii tourism. Sunrise over Haleakala There have been questions about the kind of Covid tests that Hawaii will accept and now that 2 airlines (United and Hawaiian) are offering [...]

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