vacation planning

Top things to do on your vacation to London

In the year of the Royal Wedding, London, again, is a HOT destination. What are some of the best things to see and do while in London? Buckingham Palace How about visiting the Queen (or at least see where she might be) at Buckingham Palace.  If the flag with the Windsor Coat of Arms is [...]

Packing Hacks that will save you money

My Vacation Lady is all about saving money when we can so when we heard about packing things to save money we were intrigued.  What might Smarter Travel have on their list that we didn't already? According to Smarter Travel,  these 10 items can save you a bundle. a luggage scale-- this is a must [...]

Flying tips from flight attendants

Frequent fliers are among the best to offer the best tips and who flies more than flight attendants? Here are a number of tips that we compiled from different articles about a flight attendants best travel tips: 1.  Where you sit does make a difference. You'll feel less turbulence in the front of the plane [...]

When your vacation dreams exceed your budget?

My Vacation Lady recently received a vacation request for 6 nights in 2 islands in Hawaii for Oct 2018. Their total budget was $4000 total for 6 nights and they had some points to use for flights.  OK, that was good if they had enough miles for round trip flights since flights were running $900 [...]

Eating Like a Local on Vacation

How many times have you asked a hotel concierge for restaurant recommendations and ended up feeling like they sent you to a tourist trap?  Or, have you ever gone to the concierge and you were given a pre-printed list of restaurants?  Do you ever wonder if the concierge actually eats there or if the food [...]

There’s more to Arenal than just the Volcano

Arenal Volcano Every year is different in the life of a travel agent.  It never ceases to amaze our team at My Vacation Lady to see what the most popular vacation and honeymoon destination of the year is  and 2018 is turning out to be a big Costa Rica year. Many of our clients [...]

Romance is in the air—-Happy Valentine’s Day!

Romance is in the air for Valentine's Day! While it's obviously, too late to plan your Valentine's Day getaway for this year, what are some romantic destinations around the world that you might want to take your Valentine to next year? How about Bora Bora, the Maldives, Santorini, the Hawaiian Islands, Bali?   All of these destinations [...]

Packing for a week in a carry on suitcase?

For those of you who know My Vacation Lady, my pseudo name is the "queen of over packing".  Yes, I do have a reputation for packing way too much and bringing home 1/2 a suitcase full of clean clothes.  I am always on the look out for new tips on how to pack efficiently and [...]

New Color Coded Map for Travel Advisories

The United States department has finally made things a bit easier to understand when it comes to safety of travel destinations. So now, every nation in the world has a ranking of 1-4 based on the safety of visiting.  #1 is the least- exercise normal precautions.  #4 is do not go and there is an [...]

Mobile Passports- should you download this app?

Do you know about the Mobile Passport App?  Using this mobile app will allow to breeze through customs and fill out your forms on your mobile devices- there is even designated lines for this. So what is this all about? Our colleagues have been talking about it and it may work great for you, too but [...]

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