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Top Travel Trends for Fall and Beyond

Airline issues aside, there has been a boom in travel this year – from family vacations and romantic couples’ getaways to trips that blend business and pleasure. This upswing is expected to continue well into 2023, bringing with it ongoing changes in everything from the type of experiences people are looking for to the tech…
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Pergola in Yaddo gardens in Saratoga Springs, New York in fall

Fall Getaways

Make no mistake, fall is here.  The days are shorter and just a bit cooler, time to plan a fall getaway.  Weekend getaways can do wonders for the heart and soul. Conde Nast suggests: Asbury Park, New Jersey, as the classic Jersey Shore town. it’s super accessible from the city – just an hour and…
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Traveling to Europe? Enjoy the Bargains!

Cancellations and congestion at airports continue to create headaches for travelers around the globe. But if this is the summer you are making your dream European vacation a reality, you’re in luck! Thanks to the strength of the U.S. dollar against the euro and British pound, everything from pasta and croissants to theater tickets and…
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How to Account for Inflation in Your Travel Budget

According to Sally French at NerdWallet, if you’re building your next vacation budget based on a 2021 trip, you should expect to pay far more now. But compared to pre-pandemic travel, some expenses might be increasing at roughly similar rates — and one major travel expense will likely cost less. However, airfares are at record…
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Typical Travel Problems (and How to Handle Them)

Endless delays and cancellations, painfully long security lines, staff shortages – the ongoing challenges air travelers are experiencing around the world are certainly making headlines. However, as frequent travelers know, these are just some of the problems that can put a damper on your family’s long-awaited summer vacation. From lost luggage to language barriers, here…
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Little Island

6 Fresh Ideas for Local Summer Fun

If sky-high gas prices and airline cancellations are putting a crimp in your travel plans, you and your family can still enjoy plenty of summer fun. One of the best things about living in New Jersey and New York is there’s always someplace new to explore – whether it’s just for the day or a…
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Tuscany, Italy

Planning a Vacation? Here’s What’s Happening!

Still dreaming about taking a trip this summer? Now may be the time to make your dream a reality! Yes, the pandemic continues to have an impact on travel – but with so many places easing or dropping restrictions, the world is opening up for the first time in several years. Surging demand is fueling…
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What Travel Looks Like for 2022

According to Tracy Kaler, the global shutdown and a litany of travel restrictions, caused tourism to fall apart in 2020, resulting in the worst year on record. But with myriad international borders opening in 2021 travel is now on a rebound. Although airline, hotel, and tour bookings have seen an uptick in the past six…
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Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. Medieval castle in Loire Valley in summer.

6 Great Places to Visit This Summer

After several summers of travel restrictions, many of us are ready to get back out there and  venture further from home. Although regulations are always evolving and precautions must still be taken, air travel is on the rebound and vacation-minded travelers are seeking meaningful experiences that offer exciting food and wine, memorable historic sites, and…
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