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Top Destinations for an Early Summer Getaway

By | Blog, Central America, Cruising, North America, South Pacific, Travel Tips | No Comments

While we’ve turned the corner into spring, it’s not quite spring and summer weather in most destinations around the world. In fact many places are still seeing snowfall this time of year. However, that doesn’t mean travelers can’t get a head start on their summer vacation plans. This can be a great time to start thinking about an early vacation to visit a few of the world’s best warm hot spots. Today we feature a…

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5 Tips for Planning a Wine Vacation

By | Blog, Europe, Food & Wine, Travel Tips | No Comments

Here at Travelex, we like our wine trips. We’re frequently planning wine trips for avid travelers and organize a wine cruise every year in Europe. However, it can be a challenge planning your own wine vacation. With such popular wine destinations that include Northern California, France, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Chile, it can be difficult to narrow it down to just one. Below you’ll find a few of our best tips for planning a…

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Why You Should Take a Cruise Vacation Now

By | Blog, Caribbean, Cruising, Travel Tips | No Comments

If you could take a vacation to anywhere in the world right now, where would it be? The Caribbean? Or maybe Europe? While a vacation marveling at European architecture or sitting on a beach with a cocktail in hand in the Caribbean may sound like the perfect trip, these are things you can also do while on a cruise vacation. Cruises continue to grow as the vacation of choice for many travelers. They offer many…

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The Best Wine Regions in Europe

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Much of Europe, and especially Western Europe, has long been considered some of the best wine territory in the world. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, social drinker, or occasional wine sipper, there’s something for everyone to see and do in the wine regions of Europe. That’s why I’m pleased today to spotlight European wine country. Below you’ll find our round-up of the best wine regions in Europe. Tuscany and Umbria, Italy. It’s hard to mention…

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10 Reasons to Visit Australia Now

By | Blog, Food & Wine, South Pacific | No Comments

It’s no surprise that Australia is one of our favorite destinations. Year after year, many Australian destinations are listed among the best destinations in the world. However, as an island continent in the South Pacific, it often gets overlooked by travelers because of the flight distance from many places. Nonetheless, after we give you 10 reasons why you should visit Australia now, we think you’ll be ready to book that trip. 1. It’s summer there…

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The World’s Top Archipelagos to Visit

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The jewel of the South Pacific, French Polynesia is a collection of archipelagos in an area the size of Europe. Its 130 islands fall into six main groups: Austral Islands, Bass Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, and the Tuamotu Archipelago. The best-known island, Tahiti, is part of the Society Islands. The archipelagos have a rich history dating back to 300 AD when the first islands were settled. The Europeans started exploring the area…

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The 5 Essential Components of the Perfect Cruise

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Planning a cruise is a big decision and not your typical trip. Out to sea with hundreds, if not thousands of strangers, makes cruising a much different travel experience. However, the right cruise can be the trip of a lifetime, not to mention the value of a cruise that is often greater than other trips. Nonetheless, there are many components of a cruise that can make or break your trip. Today we discuss the five…

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Top 5 Romantic Getaways for This Valentine’s Day

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With the holidays having come and gone, it’s time to start looking toward the next celebration that makes for a good time of year to travel: Valentine’s Day. While this time of year often brings to mind images of roses, chocolates, and fine dining, there are few gifts that compare with a romantic getaway. While you may have some destinations nearby that you have in mind, there are some destinations around the world that simply…

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Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

By | Blog, Inspired Destination Weddings, Travel Tips | No Comments

If you haven’t already noticed, destination weddings are the newest trend to hit travel. Planning a wedding can be stressful as it is without even thinking about the honeymoon. However, planning your wedding and honeymoon in the same destination can take out a lot of the stress, as well as creating an unforgettable experience. Today we share some tips for planning a destination wedding. 1. Plan your wedding around the people that support your vision….

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The Value of Being a Part of the Voyager Club

By | Blog, Cruising, Group Trips | No Comments

The Virtuoso Voyager Club is a truly unique benefit of planning your cruise through a Virtuoso affiliated travel agent. The Club offers complimentary excursions and amenities not found anywhere else in the world of cruising. These extras are included on hundreds of itineraries each year, so no matter where you cruise, you’ll be sure to have the Virtuoso advantage from the moment you book your cruise. The extra value from being a Voyager Club member…

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