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Happy Labor Day

Today is officially the un-official end to summer.  School has already started for some or will start this week for others. While you may not be thinking about it, NOW is the time to plan your spring break vacation. Happy Labor Day from the My Vacation Lady team.  

Vacation Packing Tips

With the airlines charging for everything from checked luggage to overweight luggage to even carry on luggage, we all need some packing tricks. If we have said it once, we have probably said it a million times.  My Vacation Lady is the QUEEN of OVER PACKING so whenever we find some good packing tips, we [...]

Really taking a vacation– going offline

Can you really UNPLUG when you take a vacation? When we posted a question to My Vacation Lady's Facebook followers a while back, and asked "what could you NOT travel without while on a vacation?", the top answers were: phone Ipad or tablet E-reader sunscreen It's  getting harder and harder to really take a vacation [...]

Handy things to pack for your next vacation

As we said earlier this week, My Vacation Lady is going through old blog posts and recycling what is still current.   while back, there was an article posted by Budget Travel on  8 things that you probably don't take but should.  As the Queen of Over Packing, My Vacation Lady realized that while a lot of these [...]

Working with a travel consultant

My Vacation Lady is cleaning up our offices and we've been reviewing old blog posts to see what might still be relevant.  This is a blog post from 2011 but believe me, it is still very relevant. A colleague of mine was doing a presentation for her business group and brought up a great point [...]

How are Mexican hotels handling Covid Safety?

Traveling to Cancun and the Riviera Maya- will you feel safe? One of My Vacation Lady's  team members is currently in Mexico and sent us some information on how the resort was handling the safety protocols for Covid-19. Upon Arrival There is hand sanitizer everywhere - ten times more than I have seen back home! [...]

Teen/Tween vacation planning hacks

Planning and taking a vacation with tweens and teens can be difficult because the kids want to assert their independence and you want some family time. Call of the Wild Tour- Tauck Bridges Family Tour Here are some Vacation Planning Tips for happy family vacations: Let the kids be part of the planning [...]

Covid test you may need to travel

My Vacation Lady is NOT a doctor so this is not the end all, be all in travel information but rather info that I have gathered from multiple sources. More destinations around the world are opening to Americans who have negative Covid 19 test results.  Some will allow you to get these results within 7 [...]

Why are more travelers turning to travel agents?

2020 has been a year like no other year.  Covid 19 has turned the entire world upside down and has completely devastated the tourism industry.  What was to be the busiest year ever in the offices of My Vacation Lady, has turned to a year of travel cancellations, postponements and disappointments.  Throughout this year, we [...]

Best dive sites around the world

First, let me be honest with you....  I don't dive, have never dived, almost had a panic attack during a helmet dive so My Vacation Lady can't personally vouch for any of the dive sites listed in this article that CNN travel is talking about. In the past, we've gotten requests for destinations with great [...]

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