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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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Travel Documents

December 6, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Nomadic Star Travel, LLC will have your travel documents mailed directly to you from the cruise line or other supplier. It is your responsibility to review the documents immediately and advise us of any discrepancies, so corrections can be made without you incurring an additional cost. Thanks.

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Guest Registration Form

September 14, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

When you complete your guest registration form for your cruise online, your emergency point of contact cannot be anyone that is traveling with you. A telephone number and relationship to the traveler is also required. Once you are registered with the cruise line, unless there is a change in your name or renewed passport, you will ...

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Passport Photos

September 10, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

There are discussions about photographs for future passports. The discussions are related to having your photograph taken, and even if you wear eyeglasses, you will not be permitted to wear them for your new photo.  This is similar to photographs taken for visas in some countries … straight face, no smiling. Stay tuned …

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

July 15, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

So many of us travel outside the United States every year. Even though we travel with our passports, we recommend you register for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).  This program is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens and nationals who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. STEP ...

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Did you know?

June 5, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Want a cabin that will accommodate four people (2 adults/2 children) perhaps? It is important to book early to get the cabin of your choice.  Believe it or not, suites are the first staterooms that a majority of clients book for their cruises. They sell out fast! There are a limited number of cabins which will ...

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WiFi in Public Areas

March 6, 2016 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Please do not use WiFi in public areas (restaurants and airports) as hackers are waiting for an opening. It is okay to check email, but please DO NOT enter credit/debit card or other banking information. Protect yourself from being hacked unnecessarily. Use your secured hotspot in public places.

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Travel Accident and Baggage Insurance

August 8, 2014 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Nomadic Star Travel sells insurance for all travel booked through the agency. There have been instances when clients have not purchased insurance and lose their funds. Children 17 and younger are automatically covered under their parent’s policy.  If you want more information, please give us a call. Purchasing travel accident and baggage insurance  covers trip ...

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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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AMTRAK – Child Age Policy

March 7, 2014 by Brenda Fairfax No Comment

Effective March 24, 2014 the child age for Amtrak will change from 2-15 years of age to 2-12 years of age.  Existing reservations made prior to March 24, 2014 will be honored at the current age.  This change will apply to all child passenger types, including those used for various membership discounts (such as AAA) ...

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