Top Tips to Make Your Travel Easier and more Enjoyable

02 Apr 2018

By Jeff Bollig — Travel is a wonderful experience, exposing people to geographies, lifestyles and cultures. But if you have not planned ahead and prepared for your trip, there can be challenges that might make life more difficult. Recently, Acendas Travel Vice Preisident Kathy Sudeikis discussed various issues to consider in preparing for a trip and when traveling. A video of that conversation can be... View Article

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Two Foodies and Their Holland America Love Affair

27 Mar 2018

by Sara Jane Crane –  When Acendas Travel Advisor Mollie Bechtold and her husband design their own vacations, cruising and cuisine often take top billing. Until recently, combining those two priorities could be a challenge. Being particularly averse to buffet lines, Mollie and Brian often found themselves having to commit to the greater expense of cruising on a luxury line in order meet their culinary... View Article

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Walt Disney World’s Incredible Summer Will Bring New Experiences

16 Mar 2018

This summer, beloved stories from several Disney films will come to life at Walt Disney World in the form of new attractions, entertainment, experiences and more at all four parks, setting up summer 2018 to truly be an “Incredible Summer.” Here’s what to expect at each Walt Disney World Resort location. An Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Begins at Magic Kingdom Park May 25 Favorite Disney•Pixar Super... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Berlin’s Art and Culture

09 Mar 2018

by Sara Jane Crane –  Berlin, Germany, is a treasure trove for art lovers. Building in a few extra days to your Elbe River Cruise or other European vacation to indulge in some of Berlin’s many cultural offerings is highly recommended. The heart of Berlin’s classical art world is located at the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as Museum Island. Located on Spree Island at... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Costa Rica

22 Feb 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — From spectacular nature to friendly locals, there are hundreds of reasons to put this country on the top of your travel list. Adventure in Costa Rica If you’re an adventure-seeker, Costa Rica is the place for you. The country is known for its ziplining, whitewater rafting, kayaking, scuba diving and many other adrenaline-pumping activities. Top of the adventure “must do”... View Article

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Video Podcast: Experience All-Inclusive Resorts

22 Feb 2018

By Jeff Bollig — Everything under one roof — and sky. If you are looking for a great vacation experience with no hassle and all the variety you could want, then you should consider visiting an all-inclusive resort. Found primarily in Mexico and the Caribbean, these resorts offer a variety of dining experiences, unlimited drink and refreshment packages, multiple swimming pools, nearby beaches and a... View Article

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Video Podcast: Cruising for the First Time

13 Feb 2018

By Jeff Bollig — Don’t let the stereotypes fool you. Cruising is for virtually everyone: families, couples, multi-generational families, groups, Millennials, Gen-Xers and others. Aboard these ships you’ll find powerful WiFi, wave runners, rock climbing walls, video game, computer devices, special sections for adults, a variety of music options, and more attractions. Watch our Cruise Video Podcast The message is clear. If you have not... View Article

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Big Vacations for Big Families

09 Feb 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — Today’s families come in all sizes and shapes. More and more, large multi-generational families stretch across the country, but this doesn’t stop the desire to get everyone together for reunions, special anniversaries or just a great summer vacation for all. Families with small children, kids spanning a wide age range, grandparents and combined families (as a result of remarriage) can pose... View Article

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Acendas + Funjet = Unmatched Combination

31 Jan 2018

by Jeff Bollig — When Acendas Travel advisors plan a vacation, they often turn to Funjet Vacations for some of the best values and experiences for the traveler. Funjet Vacations offer a variety of options for our team to design the perfect vacation for you. We take the time to listen to your wants and needs, then chart a memorable experience that will make you... View Article

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Destination Spotlight: Portugal

24 Jan 2018

by Sara Jane Crane — The small seafaring country of Portugal has always been a place of adventure. In times past, Portuguese explorers charted and conquered the world. Today, modern travelers are taking advantage of the country’s enticing tourism opportunities, exciting arts revival and cost-saving possibilities. For travelers looking for a new European destination, the allure of Portugal is clear. Several airlines now offer non-stop... View Article

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