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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Considering Renting A Villa For Your Next Vacation.

Give the experts a call..... we know the pitfalls.

For example descriptions can be misleading

Kitchenette:

The emphasis is on the "ette." Expect something like a single burner and bar fridge, rather than the fully stocked.

Junior Suite:

A junior suite incorporates the sitting room into the bedroom, unlike a true suite, which has a seperate sitting room.

Sleeps 8:

Couches don't count. Ask for the total number of bedrooms.

Steps From The Beach:

Confirm that it is not a thousand steps.

Pool Access:

Access usually means you'll be sharing it-and it may even be at another location. A private pool is what you want.


Why do it on your own. Give us a call and we will do it all!!!

Unique Travel Concepts
619/464-6426 800/879-8635

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Rekindle your romance..........

Entirely indulgent in a beautifully tranquil setting that redefines all you've ever known about an all-inclusive resort.
Reignite the passion and connection that first made you fall in love.

At Unique Travel Concepts, "if you can dream it, we can plan it."
Call us today to help plan your next romantic getaway.
619/464-6426 800/879-8635

Making The Most of Your Layover

These days to get the best price on airfare, it may require to have double connects and, or a long layover. Here are a few tips to help with your extra time at the airport.

Work Out:
If you are not shy, pack a yoga mat and work on your positions. After a flight, a few minutes of deep breathing and stretching is a good way to get your blood flowing again.

Sleep:
For painless napping. many airports have designated sleeping sections or special sleep chairs.

Play a Game:
Pack one or two board games in your carry-on and with your travel partner or friendly stranger, have some fun . Good packable games are Bananagrams or Travel Scrabble.

Play an Instrument:
Entertain yourself and others by packing your instrument and playing some tunes.

People Watch:
What better place to people watch than at the airport. You are in a public place so there is nothing wrong with taking a second look at a tear-drop tattoo on someones face or eavesdropping on a loud conversation.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Google Maps Adds Biking Directions

Google maps has added bicycling directions for 150 cities nationwide.
Visit maps.google.com/biking

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

2010 Brings New Attractions, Los Cabos, Mexico










Three major resort properties recently opened in Los Cabos - Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe, Capella Pedregal and Zoetry Casa del Mar. The Barcelo an all-inclusive, all-suite beachfront resort has the only swim-up suites found in Los Cabos.








Infinity pool @ Capella Pedregal



Capella Pedregal guestrooms come with its own private terraces and plunge pool. Amenities include a fireplace, a semi-open rainforest shower area, an old fashioned clawfoot style bathtub, with smaller details to include a pair of binoculars.












Top: Zoetry Casa del Mar offers an intimate, hacienda-style experience. Below: An Ocean Front Master Suite at Zoetry Casa del Mar.








Zoetry Casa del Mar emphasises wellness, with guests finding a fresh bottle of Champagne in their room everyday. Upscale touches include Bulgari bath amenities, a pillow menu and nightly turndown service. Guests receive 24-hour laundry service and a 20 minute massage per guest. Also, guests can opt for 24-hour in suite private dining.




Dunes Golf course @ Diamante Cabo San Lucas



Natural sand dunes, with 18-holes Diamante Cabo San Lucas is already inspiring comparison to Pebble Beach.




If this resort sounds like your kind of place, whether it be a romantic get-away or a family celebration, why not give us a call. "If you can dream it, we can plan it"


619/464-6426

800/879-8635














FUN FACTS

A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!

FUN FACTS

Men leave their hotel rooms cleaner than women do.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

FUN FACT

The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour; 61,000.

Important Tips for Traveling Abroad

If you are traveling abroad here are the top 10 tips you need to make your trip easier.

1. Make sure you have a signed, valid passport and visas, if required. Also, fill in the emergency information page of your passport, before you go.

2. Read the Consular Information Sheets and Public Announcements or Travel Warnings, if applicable, for the countries you plan on visiting.

3. When you are traveling, familiarize yourself with local laws and customs of the countries. Remember, the U.S. Constitution does not follow you! You are subject to its laws, while in a foreign country.

4. It's a good practice to make 2 copies of your passport identification page. This way it will help ease replacement if your passport is lost or stolen.

5. Always leave a copy of your itinerary at home with family or friends, in case of an emergency, you can be contacted.

6. Never leave your luggage unattended and never accept packages from strangers.

7. You should register with the nearest U.S. Embassy through the State Departments travel registration website, prior to your departure. Registration will make your presence and whereabouts known in case of an emergency. According to the Privacy Act, information on your welfare and whereabouts may not be released without your authorization.

8. To avoid being a target of crime, try not to wear conspicuous clothing and expensive jewelry. Do not carry excessive amounts of money or unnecessary credit cards

9. In order to avoid violating local laws, deal only with authorized agents when you exchange money or purchase art or antiques.

10. If you get into trouble, contact the nearest U.S. Embassy.

FUN FACT

Only 64% of Americans used all of their vacation time in 2007.