Minnesota Enhanced Drivers License

Minnesota Enhanced Drivers License

I have been getting a lot of questions about the new Enhanced Drivers license. What is an International Drivers License? Will I need it to travel out of the country? Will I need it travel within the US and Canada? When will this take affect? Is there a cost? How to I apply for one?

These are all great questions and I am here to answer them for you!

Here is the definition of an Enhanced Drivers license:

An enhanced driver license (also known as a passport card) eases your ability to travel....

Tips for Planning your Destination Wedding

Tips for Planning your Destination Wedding

Getting married in a beautiful and romantic destination is what every engaged couple dreams of. In addition to making all your dreams come true, a destination wedding is also:

Easy

Most resorts have full-time, on site wedding planners, arranging every aspect of your special day and leaving you nothing to do but relax.

Memorable

Having your family and special friends around you in a beautiful destination will create a celebration you’ll never forget.

Money-saving

Destination weddings are often less expensive than traditional weddings due to their smaller size. In addition, you’re already in the destination where you plan to spend your honeymoon...

Why Book with a Travel Agent

Why Book with a Travel Agent

I get this question all the time. With all the online travel agencies out there, why should I book with a travel agent?

When I first started my career as a travel agent, the only way to arrange a trip was to call a tour operator or a travel agent. My phone would be ringing off the hook and people would stay on hold for over an hour just to book their travel.

Expedia and other big online travel agencies started in 1996 and the future of travel agents and agencies changed. There was a decrease in people using travel agents and agencies had to find a way to fill this gap. They changed... 

How to Pack for a Beach Vacation

How to Pack for a Beach Vacation

I love going on vacation but I HATE packing! I am sure some of you will agree with me. I am typically the last minute packer, many times just the night before. However, I rarely forget anything. With the packing tips I am about to share with you, you won't either!

The biggest tip that I can give you is do not over pack. I always see these people at the airport with a cart full of suitcases and I always think to myself "what the heck could be in there?" Unless you are going on a month long safari, you should only need one suitcase. And with airline baggage fees, this will save you a lot of money!

My Top Tips For Traveling to Mexico

My Top Tips For Traveling to Mexico

Traveling to Mexico is an amazing experience but can be quite stressful if you are a first time traveler. Even those who have made several trips learn things with each trip that help them to be more prepared for their futures trips. I can't tell you how many times I have traveled to Mexico and I still come home feeling that I learned something else that will make my next trip a little easier!

I started putting together a list of travel tips that either my clients shared with me or that I.....

How not to be “That Guy” at the airport checkpoint

How not to be “That Guy” at the airport checkpoint

I was recently at the airport for a trip to Mexico which will be featured in next weeks blog and the screening process is continually changing.

Planning ahead and packing properly can facilitate the screening process and ease your travel experience at the airport. Know what you can pack in your carry-on and checked baggage before arriving at the airport by reviewing the lists below.

Even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or...

Top 5 Tours in Punta Cana

Top 5 Tours in Punta Cana

Monkey Land Safari

Got a monkey-lover on your hands? They will never forget this excursion and this tour is the perfect choice for all ages. On this half day tour, you and the family will get up-close and personal with Hispaniola nature. Learn about flowers and fruit trees in a botanical garden. Go ahead and eat the fresh fruit straight from the branch, it’s encouraged.

The highlight of the trip includes personal encounters with friendly squirrel monkeys. What makes the experience even better is interacting with them in their natural habitat which includes spectacular mountainous views. Plus, coffee addicts and chocolate lovers will be able to indulge on the coffee and cocoa...