travel tips

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 […]

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 […]

Are you going to need an electric adapter for your next vacation?

Our clients are heading all over the world this year and many are heading to Europe.  Just the other day, My Vacation Lady got an email from clients about whether they were going to need electric adapters when packing for their vacations or honeymoons.   It’s always best to be prepared so here are some […]

How do you pack for your vacation?

Are you an over packer?  I know that I certainly am.  I am a self professed Queen of overpacking and unfortunately, I taught my daughter the same thing.  We’ll typically come home with 1/2 of a suitcase filled with clean clothes because we always take too much.  I like choices and when it really comes down […]

New Electronics Rules for all U.S. passengers

Last week, My Vacation Lady received an email from one of our ground services providers operating in the Caribbean and Mexico.

This was their message to us:
To all our clients, we just received this from one of our ground team management companies that handle the Caribbean and Mexico; We would like to inform you and […]

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The Secret to Airport Codes

Sometimes, My Vacation Lady just likes to pass on some fun travel info that we come across.  So today, we found this about how airline codes came into being.

If you are flying from Boston, it makes sense that the airport you are flying from is BOS.  If you are flying from NYC, there is no airport […]

Free International Calling and Texts

As some of you may know, last month, My Vacation Lady was invited to participate in the Romance Travel Forum in Punta Cana and we needed to find a good way to call and text to family back in the US as well as to be in communication with our colleagues who were spread […]

Tips on how to pack for your vacation and save money

With most airlines charging for each checked suitcase and charging exorbitant fees for overweight luggage, travelers need to find ways to pack  smarter and, of course, a bit lighter.  My Vacation Lady is known  as the queen of over packing and, like many women, we like choices and bring tons of extra clothes and […]

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?


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 vacation. […]

Another reason to book your vacation early

In the past few weeks,  My Vacation Lady has been getting a good number of requests for last minute vacations.  And by last minute- we are talking about 2 weeks to 8 weeks prior to departure.

We’ve been lucky with some and booking the resort or hotels have been easy.  Flights- on the other hand- not […]