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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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June 2018 – Newsletter

June 2, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Greetings! Yes, summer is here … let’s travel. If you are interested in traveling by air, land, or sea, Nomadic Star Travel, LLC is happy to service your travel needs. Summertime is a great time to take your children to the national parks, on cruises a trip across country by train, or a flight to ...

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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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Music Museums to Visit (Great for Groups)

March 6, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Love music? All types? Well, there is a music museum for everyone … Museum for Pop Culture (Seattle) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Cleveland) Grammy Museum (Los Angeles) Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (Nashville) National Blues Museum (St. Louis)

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Enchanting Rhine

March 6, 2018 No Comment

2 nights in Zurich, 2 nights in Lucerne and 7-night Basel to Amsterdam Cruise with AmaWaterways

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Butterflies

March 6, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Mexico may be known for the great monarch migration, but West Michigan is known for butterflies of a different color. Please visit your museums this spring and summer and enjoy these beautiful butterflies.    

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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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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 for international travel. 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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