Travel Tips

July 2, 2014 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

The top 10 reasons for taking a cruise are: Value; Romance; Cuisine; Variety, Activities; Simplicity; New Horizons; Family; Pampering and Satisfaction. Make sure your passport is updated.  Your passport must be at least six month older than the date you are traveling.   We are often too engaged and excited with packing that we forget ...

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On Your Trip…

August 8, 2013 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

• Have one dollar bills for tipping at pier • Do not pack your medications, and leave in original containers • Notify cruiseline of special dietary restrictions (your NST agent will assist you) • Use the safe in your room to store valuables • Do not forget sunshades, sunscreen and hats • Make copies of ...

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Newsletter – February 2018

February 2, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Greetings, Yes, the month of February has slipped in fast, and as it is still winter, the chill/freeze is in the air. So far we have survived the snow and ice, and hope your plans for travel will take you to warmer climates with the assistance of Nomadic Star Travel, LLC. The owners of Nomadic ...

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Travel in America for Black History Month

February 1, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Six Black History Month Destinations The legacy of African-Americans in United States history and culture is widespread. While destinations and institutions across the country preserve and honor achievements of African-Americans year-round, Black History Month often offers opportunities for travelers to engage in special programs and exhibitions. These six cities are home to significant moments in ...

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Best Time to Purchase Airline Tickets

December 29, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Since the airlines update their computers every night due to more sophisticated traffic models, you have two best time approaches to purchase tickets … 45 days out from your desired departure date About ten days out (on a Sunday) as that’s when the most unsold inventory surfaces   If this does not work for you, ...

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2for1onOceania’s Marina

December 11, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

July 4, 2019 – July 11, 2019 cruise on Oceania’s Marina. Embark in Stockholm, Sweden with visits to Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia (overnight); Talinn, Estonia; Berlin, Germany and disembark in Copenhagen, Denmark. Russia Tourist Visa required for most nationalities

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Travel Insurance

September 9, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Purchasing travel, accident, and baggage insurance should be completed in a timely manner, ideally when you make the deposit for your trip or within 15 days of the deposit. Once the National Oceania and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) naming a hurricane is the cutoff point for travelers having their trips protected. As soon as a storm starts ...

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Entering Canada with Proper Identification

September 8, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

United States citizens do not need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit or transit Canada. American citizens, including American-Canadian citizens, must carry proper identification and meet the basic requirements to enter Canada. You do not need a Canadian passport, a Canadian visa or an eTA to enter Canada if you are ...

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Traveling with Your Passport

September 8, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

The passport is the official document for traveling outside of the United States. Please do not attempt to utilize the passport card (will not work). The passport provides the entry, your license and birth certificate will not provide entry. Please check the dates on your passports as the passport must be valid for a minimum ...

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Participating Airlines and Precheck

August 8, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa, OneJet, Seaborne Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin America, and WestJet all participate in PreCheck, which means they meet the standardized system and checkpoint requirements

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Student Travel Pointers

August 4, 2017 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Consider these pointers when planning student travel: Ensure students know the rules before departure Provide a printed travel itinerary to everyone involved Make luggage easily identifiable Remind students to keep their passport and identification handy Be as careful with their phones and other electronics as with their passport and ID Let travelers know when they ...

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2for1 Cruise Fares plus Free Airfare on Oceania’s Regatta!

May 31, 2017 No Comment

2for1 Cruise plus free airfare on Oceania’s Regatta, 13-day voyage, “Tasman Pearls” on January 23, 2018. Embark in Sydney, Australia and disembark in Auckland, New Zealand. Airfare, gratuities, transfers, dining in the four speciality restaurants, and excursions are included. Experience cruising on a wonderful premium, mid-size cruise ship. There are no formal nights.

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