Travel Blog

How far in advance should you book your Christmas vacation?

It's mid June and while it may seem early to even  be thinking about Christmas, believe it or not, in terms of planning a vacation for Christmas week-- you're actually running late.  The week between Christmas and New Years is known as FESTIVE week and it's the most popular (and expensive) time of the year [...]

Will you be able to take your honeymoon in 2020?

My Vacation Lady is a honeymoon specialist and we book LOTS of honeymoons.  We won't just book a trip, we'll plan your honeymoon experience. 2020 is a year in flux.  Covid 19 has turned our engaged couples worlds inside out.  They thought that they had their weddings and honeymoons all planned and in a flash, [...]

What can you expect as travel starts to reopen?

My Vacation Lady needs a vacation badly and I'm going to imagine that many of you do as well. Even as some of the islands in the Caribbean, South Pacific and some of the countries in Europe are beginning to open, what do you need to know? Be prepared to wait a long time for [...]

Why should you use a travel advisor?

If you want to by an airline ticket to Florida or you need a car rental, the online travel sites (OTA's) are perfectly fine but should you rely on those websites for your dream vacation or honeymoon? Do you know how best to move forward with planning your dream vacation or honeymoon-  especially when you [...]

Planning the Perfect Honeymoon – 10 tips

Once you have booked your wedding venue and some of the other important stuff for the wedding (music, officiant, etc), the really fun stuff starts---- planning the HONEYMOON! As a top rated honeymoon specialist, My Vacation Lady has been helping our clients plan their dream honeymoons for many years and over those years, we've gathered [...]

Signs of Tourism beginning to reopen

For the past 3 months, taking a vacation was pretty much limited to your home, or if you were lucky, your own vacation property.  But now there are some signs that some of the world is ready to welcome back tourists. The beach at Hermitage Bay, Antigua             [...]

Can you renew your passport now?

As My Vacation Lady has said many times since the pandemic started, 2020 is going to be a year like no other.  Just another wrinkle in the news for those who planned on or still plan on traveling this year (or even early 2021).  This includes renewing your U.S.  passport.  The passport office limited passport [...]

Updated- Should you delay your honeymoon due to Covid 19?

The past 2 months have been like no other times that we have seen in our 25+ years in the travel business. My Vacation Lady has been fielding emails from anxious clients who have honeymoons scheduled in the next few months.  So far, most of our spring and summer honeymoon couples have already postponed their [...]

Should you vacation in June or July

If you are anything like me, you may want to jump on the first plane and go on a vacation to a beautiful beach resort. Many of the Caribbean Islands and even some European countries are starting to reopen their borders in June and July BUT should you go? Just because a border is reopening, [...]

2020 Best Maui Beaches

So many of us have our favorite beaches in the Hawaiian Islands.  It's so hard to narrow them down. This year, the readers of Hawaii Magazine have voted for their top 5 beaches in Maui.   Let's see if you agree: Ka'anapali Beach in front of the Sheraton Maui  Ka'anapali Beach - stretched in [...]