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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May 2019 Newsletter

May 1, 2019 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Greetings! The weather is turning warmer, and despite some of us suffering with the pollen, travel is still the word of the “day” as there are many places we can travel and enjoy fresh air. Now is the best time to plan and book your travel for family and friends gatherings, holiday travels, and just ...

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Newsletter for April 2019

April 6, 2019 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Greetings! Even though some states are still experiencing the weather of winter, believe me, spring is in the air in other states. This is evident with the pollen causing health problems, so hang in there! The owners of Nomadic Star Travel recently completed an action-packed, fun-filled cruise on the Smooth Jazz Cruise that is produced ...

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12-day Cruise Tour – Pharaohs & Pyramids (November 16-27, 2020), Viking Cruises

February 15, 2019 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

  Deluxe French Balcony Stateroom Ports in Egypt: Cairo, Luxor, Qena, Esna, Aswan, Kom Ombdo, Edfu and return to Luxor  Temperatures in Egypt this time of the year: Aswan – 85/60 (day/night) Cairo – 78/57 Luxor – 84/55 Visas will also be required!

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Using Wireless Devices in Airports

August 11, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Be careful using your wireless devices in airports. These are the airports that you are most and least likely vulnerable to being hacked: The Top 10 Most Vulnerable Airports San Diego International Airport | SAN (San Diego, California) John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport | SNA (Santa Ana, California) William P. Hobby Airport | HOU (Houston, ...

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Before Disembarking Your Ship

August 5, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Before disembarking the ship, please check all drawers, the safe, the floor (as items may have been dropped) especially underneath the bed to ensure you have all of your personal belongings.

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Australia and New Zealand

June 30, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

10-day New Zealand Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas Fly to Sydney, Australia (tour Australia for two days) and get onboard cruise ship for New Zealand.

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Hours of Operation

June 30, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Hours of Operation for Nomadic Star Travel, LLC Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm Closed Saturday and all Major Holidays

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Travel Insurance

April 3, 2018 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 a hurricane is named by NOAA’s National Weather Service, you cannot purchase insurance.

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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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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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