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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 for November 2018

November 3, 2018 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Happy Thanksgiving!  Please remember to give thanks for your many blessings. Plan Ahead:  Busiest Airports for the Thanksgiving Holiday As we look forward to the Thanksgiving Holiday, a time of celebration for family and food, laughter and just a good time, it can also be a traveler’s worst nightmare with airports and train stations busier ...

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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 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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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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