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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 [...]

When to plan your spring break family vacation

In the past couple of weeks (July), we've been speaking to a number of clients and prospective clients about traveling during the kids school breaks. Christine first wanted to try for Christmas break.  When she heard pricing of flights alone, she asked about Easter break.  Since many towns and cities in our region have off [...]

Family Vacation Planning Tips

The funny thing is when you, as a travel agency, like My Vacation Lady, plan lots and lots of honeymoons---- those clients come back a few years later and want to go away as a family. Family vacations are ones that will create memories to last lifetimes.  They are fun and educational all in one. [...]

Family vacations – Fun in Rome

Not every family vacation has to be an all inclusive resort or a cruise.  Lots of My Vacation Lady's clients are taking their families to Europe and we will be focusing on some fun ideas for family vacations in destinations around the world. This week- we are focusing on Fun in Rome photo credit- [...]

Do you use all the vacation time you earn?

It's already November 9.  Have you used up all of your vacation days?  The majority of US employees don't take all of the vacation time that they are entitled to.  With technology blurring the lines between work and home, even when some of us are on vacation, we may not be completely on vacation, but rather [...]

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Family Friendly Spring Break Vacations

It's only October.  Why in the world is My Vacation Lady talking about spring break vacations? That's easy----now is the time to book them.   So let's look at a calendar: Easter is really late next year- April 21, 2019 Have you checked your school calendar yet? New York City Public Schools are closed from [...]

Family vacation memories

My Vacation Lady gets a few of these types of calls a year---we're celebrating our 40th, 45th, 50th wedding anniversary and want to take the entire family on a vacation.  OR, grandma is turning 70 and they want to celebrate by taking the entire family on a vacation that they will all remember, instead of [...]

Universal Studios Orlando- Tween Heaven

Universal Orlando: Our New Vacation Spot I like to consider my family a Disney Family.  We’ve been to Disney World more times in the last ten years than I can count on two hands.  We’ve ridden every ride, eaten at just about every restaurant, and, yes, worn those matching family t-shirts you probably cringe at [...]

What can a luxury family vacation look like?

My Vacation Lady has a new part time assistant and travel agent trainee, Rose, and we asked her to let us know what her idea of a luxury family vacation may look like. What does Luxury on a Family Vacation Look Like? As a 30 something Mom of two, energetic little boys (7 and 2) the [...]

What do kids really want to do on vacation?

With Memorial Day just a week away, summer is around the corner.  And what does summer mean? FAMILY VACATION TIME!!! Summer is the number one time of year that families travel.  School is out and most parents will schedule some of their vacation time during the summer so that they can take a great family [...]