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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.

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) […]

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 isn’t […]

Romance is in the air at these romantic islands

Honeymoons are not the only type of Romance Travel that My Vacation Lady specializes in.  We also help our clients with anniversary vacations, baby-moons, destination weddings and let’s get away just the 2 of us type of vacations.   We just got a call from Seema and Mitesh who honeymooned in South Africa last […]

Some fun experiences in Italy

One of our honeymooners recommended My Vacation Lady to her parents who wanted to do a similar vacation (not not exactly the same) as their daughter and son in law did.  They are, obviously, a bit older than my honeymooners who visited Florence, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Rome and the Amalfi Coast and weren’t looking […]

Bigger isn’t always better, when it comes to Travel Agencies

As My Vacation Lady browsed the daily newspaper (yes we still read a paper news paper 🙂  a while back, a headline caught our eye:

Superior Service key to success of boutique agencies

This peaked our interest since My Vacation Lady is one that might be considered a boutique agency and we do pride ourselves on […]

Honeymoon Styles

My Vacation Lady is the top rated honeymoon specialist located in New Jersey according to the couples on both Wedding Wire and the Knot.  We’ve been sending our clients on their dream honeymoons for over 20 years and have seen a lot of changes in honeymoon styles over the years.

We’ve spoken about many of […]

How to see flowing lava in Volcanoes National Park

This year more and more of My Vacation Lady’s clients are heading to the Big Island of Hawaii and at the top of their list of must see’s is to see lava flowing in Volcanoes National Park.
While travelers can view the current flow on their own, officials recommend booking a tour for safety’s sake. […]

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5 packing tips for your next family vacation

You booked your family vacation through My Vacation Lady and you’re looking for some ideas to make the packing and last minute preparation easier.  Well you’ve come to the right place because we have lots of great ideas.

Here are our top 5 tips for packing for a family vacation 

1.  Make a list of daily […]

Grand Cayman is zika free-just in time for winter honeymoons!

My Vacation Lady just found out some great news!!!  There is another island in the Caribbean that we can send our honeymooners to that is Zika free!  As of  July 26, 2017, Grand Cayman is OFF the CDC’s Zika watch list.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t ask us how they did it but they developed a genetically modified sterile male […]

How to make your suitcase easier to find at the luggage carousel

How many times have you gotten to the baggage carousel and 90% of the suitcases are all black and they all look alike?  How do you make yours stand out so that you can actually find them?

It actually just happened to us when we were coming home from Denver a few weeks ago but […]