Category Archives for "Travel Tips"

Road Trip through Ireland: A Travel Agent’s Perspective

What Are You Looking For? DublinTemple BarTrinity College & Library/Book of KellsGrafton StreetDublin Castle​Guinness Storehouse Kilmainham GaolDublin Must-Try HotspotsBelfastBelfast Must-Try HotspotsGalwayCliffs of MoherGalway Must-Try HotspotsLimerickKing John’s CastleBunratty Castle Medieval Banquet Limerick Must-Try HotspotsKillarneyKillarney National ParkKillarney Must-Try HotspotsCorkBlarney CastleBlarney Must-Try HotspotsKilkennyKilkenny CastleKilkenny Must-Try HotspotsDriving in Ireland​ Ireland: a land of fairy tales, rainbows, political uprisings, overflowing pints of […]

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Reasons to Love a River Cruise – Tips from a Travel Agent

Written by Joy Thrun. One of the hottest trends in the travel industry these days is river cruising. Born in Europe and growing around the world, almost every major river on the planet features exciting itineraries on beautiful new ships. If you have not taken a river cruise yet, you are probably intrigued and if […]

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Destination Weddings in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Written by Linda Dolecki. Riviera Maya offers the perfect setting for your destination wedding, featuring stunning white sand beaches, turquoise Caribbean waters, tropical jungles, and ancient Mayan ruins. The first thing you should know about planning a destination wedding is to use a travel agent. I have the expertise to match you with your ideal destination, […]

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July 24, 2015

Spoil Your Kids with Travel

Written by Julianne Lake (Classic Travel Intern, Summer 2015). I’m extremely lucky. From the time I was very little, in fact, as far back as I can remember, my parents have made it a priority to show us the world. There are five of us kids, so the natural first trip we went on was […]

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March 1, 2015

Tips for Capturing the Best Travel Footage

Written by Caroline Rysenga (Classic Travel Intern, Spring 2015). Travel filming is becoming more and more popular among globetrotters, and putting together a video of your excursions is a great way to remember your adventures and possibly show off all the interesting things you did to your friends and family. Not everyone has access to […]

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March 1, 2015

Airport Security Holiday Travel Tips

Before arriving: 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 […]

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October 22, 2013

Packing Checklist for Children

A basic packing checklist for children is below. Carry-On Luggage 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 […]

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October 22, 2013

Packing Checklist for Men

A basic packing checklist for men is below. Carry On Luggage 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, […]

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