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February 1, 2018

Air Travel 2018: Survival Guide

If you thought 2017 was a challenging year for airline passengers, just wait until you see what’s ahead.


How to Choose a Cruise? Timing

Booking the right cruise destination at the right time can realistically save travelers up to 71% off their chosen cruise. A massive study examined 18,983 sailings by region with departures in 2017, and found a surprising trend: as the date of departure approaches, cruise prices fluctuate. Some regions even show up to a 71% price reduction on fares. However, there are huge differences between destinations to keep in mind.


Winter in the Galapagos? Pikaia

For those in the know, luxury travel to the Galapagos is best managed through one high-end and extremely hands-on 14-room lodge. It’s a spot that may look like it’s in the in the middle of nowhere but is dead center when it comes to the confluence of evolution, nature, sustainability and pampering.  This is Pikaia Lodge on Santa Cruz Island — as close to pre-Cambrian as one can get and still have a leg in this century.


Cruise Killers: Object to Objections

There are plenty of reasons to take a cruise but some would be vacationers are coming up with no-go excuses. To those concerns, a list of objections to the objections, compiled by Carnival Corp., offers some unusual insights.


River Cruises for Families by Disney

River Cruises are usually the quarry of adults and couples who want to float along slow rivers in Europe and Asia and experience cultures up close. But Adventures by Disney has created sailings that let families access these experiences in comfort.


12 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Do travel agents earn their keep? Travel Leaders certainly thinks so. At the New York Times Travel Show last month, the travel agent network listed the following reasons clients choose to stick with their travel advisors rather than go it alone...