Vacation Specialist

Black Friday Shopping Advice

Rather than getting up at 3am to be the first on line for those Black Friday Shopping deals or even spending time away from your family online, My Vacation Lady is going to give you the best piece of advice that we can: COLLECT MEMORIES-NOT THINGS!   Your kids will remember snorkeling in [...]

So you’re looking for a vacation deal…

My Vacation Lady has been in the business of planning our clients' dream honeymoons and vacations since 1994, yet we still cringe when a client calls or emails "looking for a deal".  How appropriate is it to talk about Deals on Black Friday- the biggest shopping day of the year? What is a "deal?" Sometimes we'll [...]

Don’t leave these in your hotel at the end of your vacation!

I know you've done this too because I certainly have----- leave something in your hotel room after you checked out. Sometimes you won't even notice it until you settled into another hotel on your trip or got home. Do you know what the most forgotten items are??? Electronics Chargers-- that's right-- your phone charger, camera chargers [...]

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Bermuda from West to East

My Vacation Lady loves Bermuda.  Beautiful beaches and just 2 hours from NYC and Zika free.  We've been sending lots of clients to Bermuda recently and not all of our clients want to spend all of their time on the beach so here are some tidbits about Bermuda that you might not have known. [...]

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 to [...]

Napa as a family friendly destination?

Napa Valley is known for their wineries and not necessarily for their family friendly activities but it actually has quite a few activities that will keep the kids entertained as well. What are some family friendly activities in Napa Valley? Napa Valley Wine Train- This 36-mile route from Napa to the quaint town of St. Helena (and [...]

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Internet vs travel adviser?

Everyone knows that online shopping is very popular these days and you can purchase just about everything.  So why in the world should you use a travel professional to book your vacation or honeymoon? So let's look at some actual scenarios from travelers who have bought their vacations on line.  You found a fabulous price for [...]

Planning a happier vacation

How can you have a happier vacation? No, we're not talking about a vacation to the happiest place on earth but rather to come back from your vacation happy. My Vacation Lady can certainly agree that life can be stressful and one of our favorite things to say after a particularly stressful or long work [...]

Top 10 tips for being comfortable flying

With the peak holiday season upon us and lots of winter vacations coming up, My Vacation Lady  always tries to keep our clients up to date on the best travel tips. When we saw this article posted on the SmarterTravel, entitled Pro Tips for Flying in Comfort, our first thought was--- upgrade to first class.  That [...]

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