vacation planning

How to see the Napali Coast

The Na'Pali Coast- photo credit KL Kohn                 This 15 mile stretch of ragged coastline of Kauai literally means "the Cliffs"  and  you can't see it driving around the island. On one of our vacations in Kauai, we stopped at Ke'e Beach on the North Shore [...]

Tips on what to pack for your next vacation

In a survey of travel professionals nationwide, the question was "What suggestions can we offer on what clients should bring for their vacations and honeymoons to various parts of the world". These were some of the top recommendations: Wear layered clothing Bring neutral clothing Bring plenty of sunscreen This is how it broke down by destination: [...]

What about Bermuda?

My Vacation Lady is based in New Jersey and since just a short flight from Bermuda, many of our clients will overlook it is a great vacation or honeymoon destination. So with so many great beach destinations, why should you consider Bermuda? Tuckers Point Beach Just 2 hours from NY, NJ Boston, Philadelphia [...]

When will it be safe to travel after COVID-19?

Will I be able to take my June vacation to the Caribbean?  Will I be able to take my honeymoon to Greece in July? These question are the $64 million questions.  And the main problem is that we just don't know. My Vacation Lady has been in this business since 1994.  We survived 9-11, all [...]

Great beaches in Mexico

It's still chilly in the NY/NJ area but it's warm in Mexico right now and their beach season is still in full force.    Considering that Mexico is bordered by the ocean on both sides of the country, that means they have LOTS of beaches.  But which one is the best for your next beach [...]

REAL ID start date has been delayed

The REAL ID start date has been delayed until October 1, 2021 My Vacation Lady plans LOTS of vacations and honeymoons to Hawaii and for those of us in the United States, we don't need passports for Hawaii. Recently, we spoke to a honeymoon couple from New Jersey who will be traveling to Hawaii in [...]

Travel agents rock with Covid 19 issues

I would rarely ever spill my guts (so to speak) like this but these are truly difficult times and I need to be honest with my clients and those who book online because they don't think travel agents are worth using. In the last 3 weeks, we have gone from maybe I should postpone my [...]

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Best Vacation Planning Hacks

Travel professionals are usually a great source of tips on planning your vacation, what to do when you get there and even packing for your vacation. Here are some of our faves: Planning tips If you can plan to go during the "shoulder season"  you can save $$ and have less crowds.  Peak season is [...]

Best Caribbean Islands for Golf

Are you a golfer?  To be honest, the closest that My Vacation Lady has come to a golf course has been mini golf or a driving range, but that doesn't mean that we can't help you plan your vacation or honeymoon to the Caribbean where you can play a few rounds. So which are some of [...]

Tips on how not to lose your luggage

Every so often My Vacation Lady  will hear a story about clients flying to their vacation or honeymoon destination who find out, in their arrival airport, that their luggage was not on the plane.  Yes, travel insurance can help but what can you do to protect yourselves from losing your luggage? 5 tips on how [...]

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