vacation planning

What to consider when reading travel reviews online

It's super easy to check out what other people are saying about a resort or destination that you are thinking about traveling to but should you trust every one of them? Based on some of the destination or hotel groups that My Vacation Lady belongs to on Facebook and Instagram, we see the good, the [...]

Tipping cheat sheet for Europe

My Vacation Lady gets asked this a lot.  With about half of our agency's honeymooners and clients heading to Europe this year, here are some tips on Tipping in European countries. In the US, we are quick to add 20% to a restaurant bill.  We tip just about everyone but in Europe, it's very different. [...]

Last minute gift ideas for lovers of travel

Yes, we know that it's Dec 21 and Christmas is only 4 days away but there is still time to get your travel lover some great gifts this year. Travel and Leisure has a list of the 50 best gifts for travelers for 2022. And of course, you can check Amazon for Gifts for people [...]

So you’re looking for a vacation deal…

My Vacation Lady has been in the business of planning our clients' dream honeymoons and vacations for a really long time, yet we still cringe when a client calls or emails "looking for a deal". With Black Friday- the biggest shopping day of the year, both on and offline, approaching and stores and websites blasting [...]

The Caribbean is more than just beaches- great hiking

My Vacation Lady helps our clients plan their vacation and honeymoon experiences and we listen to what you want to see and do and experience before making recommendations on which Caribbean island may work the best for you. Let's say that you don't want to just lay on a beach with a drink in your [...]

REAL ID for domestic flights will be required starting May 3, 2023

The REAL ID was announced as a requirement for domestic travel since 2018 but got delayed a # of times but now, again, it's back! With the COVID-19, this has been delayed from 2020 to 2021 and now to May 3, 2023 but PLEASE don't delay and please do get the REAL ID as soon [...]

A nice little hike in Poipu, Kauai

Many of My Vacation Lady's clients want to do some hiking in Kauai and think that they have to go to Waimea Canyon or the North Shore to do some hiking and see some great views.  It was funny that one of my honeymooners told me that her friend (another of our honeymooners) found a [...]

What’s with all the seaweed in the Caribbean and Mexico?

Seaweed in a natural part of the ocean but in the last couple of years, it has been exceptionally bad in many parts of the Caribbean, the Mexican Caribbean and even parts of Florida. Normal seaweed in the Riviera Maya There are certain areas of the Cancun and Riviera Maya that are known [...]

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US rescinded covid test requirement for entering

OLD News by now but--- Starting at 12:01am on Sunday, June 12, 2022, air travelers coming to the U.S. don't need to test negative for Covid before departure. This was one major hurdle in stopping US travelers from traveling internationally with a fear of being quarantined in a foreign country with a positive or false [...]

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Heading to Greece? Should you spend time in Athens?

This year, Greece is a big honeymoon and vacation destination for our clients. My Vacation Lady sends many honeymooners to Greece, as well as couples celebrating anniversaries, families and even girl friend getaways and Many want to bypass Athens and head right to the Greek Islands like Mykonos and Santorini.  We try to recommend a [...]

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