Planning a river cruise vacation? Demand for the comfort, convenience, and cultural diversity that can only be found along the world’s most famous waterways is growing exponentially. But which one? Mark Murphy talks to Steve Sanders of WGN Chicago about using a travel professional versus online booking. Mark discusses how in most circumstances using a travel agent costs no money and some of the benefits of seeking help from a travel professional.
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Are you a Food & Wine lover? Nature & Outdoor adventure traveler? A Fashion & Design-ista? How about an Art & Culture-vulture? There’s no better place to indulge your fascination than Sydney, Australia. You now have the perfect excuse to discover Sydney’s beautiful harbor, its relaxed outdoor lifestyle, acclaimed restaurants, exciting shopping and spectacular events. Traveling to Sydney on Qantas takes about the same time as getting to Europe from the western US. So don’t wait. Take a look at these great Sydney experiences now.
The art of river cruising, like bridge and golf, takes time and expertise to master. That’s why we want to share some best practices for planning, packing and preparation. These quick travel tips will help you prepare for your European river cruise.
Documents: Did you know that many countries will deny you entry if your passport is within 3-6 months of its expiration date? Be prepared. Check the US State Department‘s web site section on International Travel.
Simply select the country that will be visited, then click on the “Entry / Exit Requirements” link. Not only will the information tell you how long a passport has to be valid, it also provides information about visas and how to obtain one if needed.
Plus, you have great access to lots of other country-specific information, health information, and travel warnings.
Our clients have all kinds of leisure pursuit passions. For some, it’s art and archaeology. For others, it’s shopping for the perfect gift or an unusual treasure. Did I mention golf? Talk about passion!
But, it’s the interest in culinary travel that has reached the boiling point. River cruise lines in Europe have responded to this by adding epicurean and wine theme ingredients to their itineraries. Uniworld® Boutique River Cruise Collection has spiced up its 2011 cruises with the addition of an “Epicurean Adventurer Program.”