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Classic Travel Celebrates Another Anniversary!

Celebrates 34 Years

May 1, 2014 marked the 34th anniversary for Classic Travel! It's hard to believe that much time has passed. Over the years we have been through several buildings, challenges and hair styles but what remains constant are the friendships and memories
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New Reviews of Great Travel Destoinations

PERFECTION! Key West Luxury Village at Beaches Turks and Caicos
by Julie Schafer
With so many things to do and see, there is something here for everyone. The white sand beaches and turquoise water are truly a beautiful sight. >More
Our Jamaican Honeymoon
by Bobby and Meghan Koivunen
My husband and I recently spent eight nights at Sandals Grande Riviera in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. We had an amazing time, but could not have done it without the help of our fabulous travel agent, Tamara. >More
A Perfect Trip to New Zealand
by Hannah Nowicki
Spending those three weeks there not only brought me closer to my sister, but it also brought me closer to everything the world has to offer. Travel will do that to you. >More
Spring Break in Orlando
by Ashley Kong
The beautiful scenery, the warm weather, and the amazing fairy tale kingdom are all things that attract me to stay there again and again. >More
Travel in Northeast China
by Ashley Kong
Magnificent natural landscape, enthusiastic local residents, traditional Chinese culture, characteristic local food- all your expectations for a trip can be realized in Northeast China. >More
Israel, Beautiful and Historic
by Julie vonFoerster
It is a beautiful country, filled with rich history and people with outstanding national and religious pride. I can honestly say it is one of my favorite countries that I have visited. >More
Anniversary Celebration in New York
by Joy Thrun
New York is always a wonderful place for a special occasion. Although we were leaving for Europe for our 30th anniversary the next month, we needed to be someplace wonderful that day. >More
Exploring Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
by Valerie Tkaczyk
Our trip to Japan was wonderful and we definitely plan to go back because there is so much to see and do. >More
An African Adventure
by Pam Sievers with photos by Kathy Lindahl
The memories continue to flood my senses almost every hour. It was a trip of a lifetime. >More
by Pam Sievers and Kathy Lindahl
If you catch it on a bright, sunny day, you can’t help but be impressed by its grand old opulence – wide, tree-lined boulevards, a majestic opera house, dramatic scenery on each side of the Danube, green parks, and shiny monuments. >More
Jammin’ on the Porch
by Pam Sievers
Real life filled with hopes and heartbreak, hard work and sacrifice, and the opportunity to get together with friends once a week to read offbeat poems and sing corny songs about whistle pigs. >More
Maui – Expect the Unexpected! A Travel Agent’s Firsthand Experience with Travel Insurance
by Julie Schafer
Travel insurance is one of the best investments you can make when booking your trip. >More
St. Lucia – Paradise FOUND!
by Tamara Corrie
Once I saw the view from our walkout room – I knew we had found paradise! >More
Exploring Costa Rica
by Rhonda Brooks
The adventure started with taking the Sky Tram up the rainforest covered mountain in the Arenal Reserve to an observation deck with awesome views of the volcano and Lake Arenal. >More
Eric's Experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda, Africa
by Eric Dobbrastine
Classic Travel intern, Eric Dobbrastine, shares his experience serving in the Peace Corps in Uganda, Africa. >More
Top Ten Attractions in Shanghai, China
by Joy Yin
Joy Yin, intern at Classic Travel, shares her ten favorite attractions and things to do in her hometown of Shanghai, China. >More
Sharon's Jamaica FAM
by Sharon Sinclair
It was everything that I thought it would be and more. The five days were just enough to make me want to go back! >More
My Experience at Me Cancun
by Joy Yin
We had a wonderful vacation with so many memorable moments. Looking forward to my next tropical adventure! >More
Bavaro Runners Tour in Punta Cana
by Linda Dolecki
We all know that Punta Cana has wonderful beaches and amazing resorts, so I thought I would tell you about an exciting tour adventure I did during recent my visit. >More
Hannah's Bahamian Adventure
by Hannah Nowicki
It is clear to me that the Bahamas is one of the top tropical destinations for a reason! What an adventure! >More
Un-Cruising Alaska from Ketchikan to Juneau
by Valerie Tkaczyk
There is no better way to describe it, but no description or even video can do it justice. You really have to experience it to believe it. >More
Spring Break Vacation in Colorado Springs, Colorado
by Linda Dolecki
I could not believe there is so much to see in Colorado Springs and impossible see everything in a week. >More
Health Teams International 2014 Myanmar Mission
by Richard Charlick, D.D.S., M.S.
We had clinics in 4 different places, including mainly a small church and a new church in the Mon State which is the most unreached state in Myanmar. >More
Amazing Trip to the 2014 Rose Bowl
by Rhonda Brooks
The beautiful Pasadena setting, the anticipation of the game, and the fans getting ready for the big game was everything you would expect and more. >More
Pacific Northwest Road Trip from Seattle to Whistler
by Valerie Tkaczyk
We couldn't be so close to Vancouver and Whistler without visiting, so it turned into a road trip. There were a lot of things we wanted to see with little time to see them. It was going to be a busy weekend! >More
My Study Abroad –
6 Countries, 4 Weeks

by Emily Janik
Studying abroad was all that I could ask for and will be a favorite memory of mine from my college years. I experienced 6 countries in one month and I’m only twenty! >More
Enchanting Peru
by Joy Thrun
The jungle walks, night expeditions, and village visits are hard to describe. I hope our photos help tell the story. Tom held a caiman while we drank champagne at sundown and lived to tell about it. >More
China China - Still Magnificent
by Shirley McLeod
Dick and I want to thank you for all you do to help us in fulfilling our ‘bucket list’. We just returned from our second Yangtze River Cruise.  The first was in 2001 before the Three Gorges Dam was completed >More
Fantastic Trip to Italy
by Wendy Kushion
The villa Relais Valle really exceeded our expectations, the food was fantastic every night, the staff wonderful, and the cooking classes were the highlight for me. >More 
Alaska Revisited
Why Alaska is the most repeated destination in the world!
by Joy Thrun
As we left the large ship, we realized we would be given a chance to go places only a small exploration boat could navigate. However, we could not have anticipated the magnificent sights that were ahead >More
What to know if you are considering a Sandals or Beaches property
by Tamara Corri
The most important thing to do is book with an informed Travel Agent. There is no cost to you when you book with Classic Travel, but our expertise can be priceless when it comes to making the right decision for a lifelong memory.  >More

Unique, Special and Romantic– Sunset at the Palms in Negril, Jamaica
by Tamara Corrie
For us it was like a second honeymoon, since our first was also in Negril. But this resort is very different and unique among resorts. >More

Naples Naples, Capri and the Amalfi Coast – The Perfect Trip for a Milestone Birthday
by Joy Thrun
I have owned Classic Travel for more than 30 years, so choosing a milestone birthday location was both exciting and stressful. For this birthday, it needed to be perfect. > More
Fishing the Amazon

Fishing on the Amazon River
By Amy Peterson
The Amazon had been on our wish list since we were kids watching Jacques Cousteau on TV, and reinforced more recently via one of many fishing shows that airs on my TV on the weekend. >More

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Joy Thrun on corporate travel

Hot Specials Update!

YES, you could spend hours trying to see if there are any REAL deals, OR you could check our web site weekly and review the best deals as identified by the experts at Classic Travel.

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point Why You Cannot Afford Not to Vacation
point The 2013 Classic Travel Newsletter is Now Available
point GOGO Worldwide Vacations’ MyTime Program (3/24/11)
point Why Bother with a Travel Agent
point Airport Security Holiday Travel Tips (11/19/10)
point Holiday Travel: More Options, More Value
by Joy Thrun 10/5/10

Delta Eliminates Award Redemption Fees for Frequent Flyers (6/4/10)

point The Loss of Todd Thrun (5/21/10)
Delta Goes Cashless on North American Flights (11/11/09)
Classic Travel President featured in Lansing Business Monthly (PDF 7/25/08)
New Passport Requirements Delayed - Proof of Application Required
Airport Security Update: TSA Adjusts Liquid Ban (10/20/06)
New Passport Requirements for U.S. Citizens to Mexico, Caribbean, Bermuda (10/3/06)
Joy Thrun Appointed to Better Business Bureau Board of Directors
Smoke and Mirrors -
A Note From the President on Corporate Travel Services
The Toronto Star Reports the Value of a Travel Agency - "Brick vs. Clicks"
New TSA Screening Procedures Announced
Ban on Lighters in Airports & Planes Begins

CT Partners with MFD to Provide Bereavement and Medical Emergency Travel Services

Classic Travel Partners with Pray Funeral Home to Provide Bereavement Travel Arrangements
New study shows that Agents get the Lowest Fares
Duty Free Allowance Increased
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