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Call Classic Travel at 517-349-6200 to book exclusive non-stop vacation flights via Swift Air from Lansing to Cancun / Riviera Maya, Jamaica, and Punta Cana for the dates of December 23, 2017 - April 5, 2018. Departure Day # of Nights Departure Dates Sunday 4, 5, 7, 11, 14 Dec 24, 2017 - Apr 1, 2018 Thursday 3… [Read More]

Call Classic Travel at 517-349-6200 to book exclusive non-stop vacation flights via Swift Air from Detroit to Punta Cana for the dates of December 24, 2017 - April 1, 2018. Departure Day # of Nights Departure Dates Sunday 6, 13 Dec 24, 2017 - Apr 1, 2018 Carry-On Bag included Complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and snack Beer… [Read More]

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The new Over-The-Water Bungalows at Sandals Grande St. Lucian deliver an immersive journey of the Caribbean's finest turquoise waters. Featuring a Tranquility Soaking Tub™ for two, an over-the-water hammock, sun deck with swim-up platform, and "sea-through" glass floors, these innovative suites marry modern luxury with exotic palapa-style architecture. Best of all, guests can indulge in… [Read More]

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Reminiscent of a Tahiti-style bungalow, these gorgeous Over-the-Water Suites convey an intimate connection to the Caribbean Sea. An unforgettably exotic Luxury Included® experience awaits at Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Located off the resort’s private offshore island, the five ultra-spacious suites offer 1,700 square feet with every luxury imaginable included. Perched on a… [Read More]

East Lansing, MI, October 15, 2015 – For the first time, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is offering a chance to travel internationally for an exclusive tour of Ireland, focusing on art and culture. Irish native Caitlín Doherty, Broad MSU Curator and Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs, will be leading the trip to… [Read More]

Prepare your 1 quart-sized, clear, plastic, zip-top bag of liquids before arriving at the airport. Monitor local broadcasts for announcements of security checkpoint delays at local airports. Pack all your coats and jackets in your checked baggage when possible. Do not wrap gifts. Check-in online. Check your flight status online. Review TSA's security procedures. Wear… [Read More]

Time flies when you are having fun. Probably the oldest cliché in the world, but for us at Classic Travel, it certainly holds true. It does not seem possible that we have been selling travel and all the exciting things that come with it for 34 wonderful years. And thanks to you, our well-traveled clientele… [Read More]

A basic packing checklist for children is below. Tickets Medical Insurance cards State Issued Birth Certificate or Passport if needed Gum or Suckers for plane Card with parents names, address and contact phone numbers - both home and at destination Pocket Itinerary Snacks Crayons, Colored pencils and Drawing Pad Books Small toys or travel games… [Read More]

A basic packing checklist for men is below. Tickets Hotel confirmation / other trip-related documents Photo ID Passport Phone numbers (Classic Travel 1-800 number and other emergency numbers) Money (have some small bills for tipping at airports, hotels, etc.) Travel checks (keep replacement information separate) Credit cards Reading glasses / reading material (book, magazine, etc.) Prescription… [Read More]

A basic packing checklist for women is below. Tickets Hotel confirmation / other trip-related documents Photo ID Passport Phone numbers (Classic Travel 1-800 number and other emergency numbers) Money (have some small bills for tipping at airports, hotels, etc.) Travel checks (keep replacement information separate) Jewelry (if you must bring jewelry, do not check any valuable items)… [Read More]

Q: Why should I use a travel consultant? A: Using a travel consultant allows you to take advantage of industry-trained professionals to find low fares, arrange custom itineraries, and offer expertise in traveling worldwide. Many agencies charge nominal fees for certain services however, the savings you may receive far outweigh those costs. Travel consultants stay… [Read More]

Now, more than ever, travelers should protect themselves and their trip investment with a quality protection plan. The right plan provides peace of mind and safeguards against the unexpected. There are two main types of plans: those that offer trip cancellation / interruption coverage and those that focus on "post-departure" or health and medical coverage… [Read More]

Advance Purchase Requirement - An airfare that must be purchased a certain number of days ahead of departure, usually 7, 14, or 21 days, for the best fare. Aft - Toward the rear of a ship. Air Mile - A distance of approx. 6076 feet. Airport Transfer - A transport service to/from an airport to hotel, etc., normally prepaid as… [Read More]

Nothing seems to cause more pre-travel anxiety than packing. To help ease the pain, we have some simple tips that will help you travel comfortably and fashionably. Whatever you do, make sure your "daily" shoes are comfortable and that your socks fit! You'll probably find yourself walking much more than you do at home and… [Read More]

Whether you're going abroad or traveling within the US, you'll quickly realize that they do things differently than they do back home. Knowing the culture of where you're going and what to expect can greatly enhance the experience. Be prepared that you won't be able to speed up the pace of Mexico or slow down… [Read More]

Every traveler knows long plane rides are physically demanding. Here's a simple isometric routine you can do right in your seat. Envision a slow jog through your favorite park. Using simple, rhythmic movements, alternately raise your heels as high as possible and rock slowly forward and back. Next, imagine that same jog, but with your… [Read More]

You may not think of self-defense training as a curriculum for travel agents, but having completed two Cobra Force focus classes, we feel it is essential training for all woman. Women should know how to defend themselves whether it's in a different country or their own backyard. So, when we learned of Cobra Force's “Street… [Read More]

Use concealed bag tags. Spend as little time as possible in airports. Pass through security checks quickly. Do not remain in vicinity of checkpoints. Once through these areas, go to a lounge or other open area away from baggage lockers and find a seat with a good view of the area. If possible sit with… [Read More]

Purchase trip interruption insurance. It's is worth the nominal investment. Review your cruise documents in advance for important guidelines and travel tips. Prior to leaving home, double-check your flight schedule for flight departure and arrival updates. Arrive to the airport early - at least 2 hours prior to departure unless local circumstances dictate allowing a longer time. Security screenings… [Read More]

Flights Buy roundtrip tickets. The least expensive fares often apply to roundtrip tickets. Purchase early. Try to make your reservations and ticket purchases at least 21 days prior to departure. This advance-purchase period varies. Some fares require an advance purchase of 3, 7, 14, or 21 days, while others may require no advance purchase at… [Read More]