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Monday, August 30, 2010

Alaska Cruise Tour (The Weaver Family)

Baby Morgan and her new friend (I think those pants are too big for her)
Morgan and her dad Brian

What a great family photo of Brian, Candice, Katherine, and Morgan


"Thank you so much for giving me and my family the Alaska vacation we have been dreaming about! Thanks again!"-The Weaver Family

Friday, August 27, 2010

Places to See and Things to Do (Chile)

Chile
Located in South America Chile is a prime vacation destination for any type of traveler. The culture is rich with history and the food is some of the best in the world. Activities from Skiing to Shopping and sights from glaciers to bohemian style houses. As said in TripAdvisor "Santiago, Chile, is a sum of its diverse parts; the colonial structures of central Santiago, the stately buildings of Plaza de Armas, the funky cafes and dance clubs of Bellavista, and the Forest Park along Mapocho." Top rated hotels in Santiago are The Aubrey, A 5 star luxury hotel perfect for a romantic getaway, The Meridiano Sur Petit Hotel, a 4 1/2 star hotel perfect for a family, The Hotel Orly, a 4 1/2 star hotel that is great unique couples retreat, and finally the Plaza El Bosque Suites, a 4 1/2 star hotel that is perfect for a couple with a "budget".

Take a full-day trip in Santiago "Wineries Day Trip from Santiago/Cousino Macul and Concha y Toro". "Discover The new World of Wine in Chile and visit on of the oldest and most historic wineries in the country on a full day guided tour from Santiago. Cousino Macul was founded in 1856 and is still owned and directed by the descendants of Matias Cousino, the original founder. You will experience the winery before you taste the elegant wine. After a stop for lunch (an additional cost) you will continue your tour to the Concha y Toro winery. Founded in 1883 by Don Melchor Concha y Toro. Today the winery is one of the largest producers of export in Chile.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Contiki Vacations are for you!

Why not take a Contiki Vacation?

If you are between the ages of 18 and 35 1/2 then this is what you have been looking for. Even if your not the within the age requirements you probably know someone who is. Contiki is specialized trips for younger travelers. Let the adventure and excitement overtake you as your tour guide takes you deep into the heart of many well know destinations.
(Above: a map of Europe)

Multi-Country Europe from only US$145/Day

In-Depth Regional from only US$79/Day

Multi-Country (Budget) from only US$113/Day

Events & Winter from only US$30/Day

Only for 18-35's. No younger, no older.

Meet people your age. Make friends from all over the world, who love traveling and want to have a good time.

Free Time, Your Time.

All their tours have free time, every day. So you'll get plenty of time to do your own thing. Explore the backstreets, find a great place for a bite, or just sit back and chill. It's your free time, and it's completely flexible. Contiki's Top Tours

European Discovery (14 Days and 9 Countries)

England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Vatican City, Switzerland, France.

Great for: A blend of the best European highlights for when you are short on time.
Accommodation: Comfort level-hotels. Solo traveler share options.


Italian Espresso (9 Days 2 Countries)

Italy, Vatican City

Great for: Immersing yourself in Italian culture with longer stops, Tuscan wine tasting & plenty of free time.

Accommodations: Comfort level-hotels. 2 & 3 night stops.


More Top Tours

Greek Island Hopping (14 Days 3 Islands)

Mykonos, Santorini Ios

Great For: Lots of sun-seeking & sights with an in-depth look at Greece's islands and beaches.

Accommodation: Comfort level-hotels. Cruise boat & 3 night stops.


European Horizon (12 Days 8 Countries)

England, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France

Great For: A balance of cities & countryside with plenty of adventure activities.

Accommodation: Comfort level-cabins/hotels. Special stopovers.


European Highlights (16 Days 9 Countries)

England, France, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium

Great For: A focus on the major cities of Europe with a dose of all things cultural like walking tours & French wine tasting.

Accommodation: Comfort level-cabins/hotels. Special stopovers.

Try things you never thought you would?

Gaze upon beautiful lakes/bays.

Even North America and Canada are on the list.

Experience the culture and music of many cities and countries.

Unforgettable Sites!

Travel Deep into the Heart of Asia.

Learn about the Pharaoh's and how the ancient pyramids were built.

Even the beaches of California could be a new experience.

Your Travel Manager
"Not everyone's cut out to join Contiki's Crew. We need to make it through some pretty intensive training. We are tested on the road, so we go where you go and see what you see-and know everything about it!"

1.Troubleshooting, 2.Passionate, 3.Professional, 4.Better trained, 5.Knowledgable, 6.Talk the talk, 7.Friendly, 8.From all over, 9.Part of a team, 10.Flexible.

Activities that will blow your mind!

There is even time to relax

Become a team!

Swamps and River boats can be apart of your itinerary.

If you like what you see, what are you waiting for? In the words of Contiki "GO!". Call today for the best rates at (619) 464-6426

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Health and Wellness Fair

Kelly and Trevor just returned from a wonderful day in National City. Thank you to all the sponsors of the Health and Wellness Fair and to all the vendors from Sharp and the Super Dentists to Souplantation and The University of Phoenix. Every potential client that we spoke to today, hopefully, walked away with a better knowledge about "why using a travel agent" is more beneficial. Travel agents do all the work for you and they can sometimes get you the same or better that what you see online. E-mail me the information you have on your computer screen and before you click PAY see if I can help you. It never hurts to ask. I look forward to working with all of you!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Where should I Stay in Hawai'i?

Confused about where to stay when traveling to any of the Hawaiian Islands. Here is a video that is sure to help! Call for more information about your Hawaiian Vacation. (619) 464-6426

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Then and Now Travel

Watch the above video and see why a travel agent is always the person to contact for all your travel needs. The times have changed since airplanes could only fit 30 people and your travel agent has changed too. Why book with an agent who's stuck in the past? Call today and see why Unique Travel Concepts has had its doors open since 1972 and has always been ready to help.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Alaska 7-Day Inside Passage Cruise

In September of 2011 Unique Travel Concpepts will be having a Special Alaskan Cruise. It is a 7-Day Inside Passage Cruise with Princess Cruises. Flights from San Diego will be provided but prices are not published till 7 months prior to departure. All prices do not include taxes and other fees. Please enjoy the video! Call and reserve your spot today!

Friday, August 13, 2010

www.facebook.com is where to find Unique Travel Concepts


Visit us on facebook now! Type in the search bar either "MyTravel Specialist" or "Unique Travel Concepts".

World Cruises (Princess) Starting Soon

Call Today for your free World Cruise Brochure. Starting next year on January 19th, your cruise can take you to places such as Antigua & Barbuda, Monaco, Senegal, Namibia, Singapore, England, Ecuador, Greece, Ireland, and many more. This cruise takes place on a dazzling small ship, The Pacific Princess, brings you the worlds most phenomenal destinations between Ft. Lauderdale and Rome.

On a World Cruise, it's the little things that make all the difference. The warm greeting of your stateroom steward in the morning, the waiter at dinner who knows your favorite drink, and the ship officer who welcomes you back onboard at the end of each day. At any hour Princess Cruise Chefs are bust baking, grilling and sauteing the ingredients of your next meal-made from scratch, as lovingly as a home-cooked dinner. Visit the spa, the gallery, the theater, the meeting room, the conference room, anywhere. Staterooms configurations that are sure to please every guest.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Weekend Getaway to Monterey

Unique Travel Concepts Presents "Weekend Getaway to Monterey". Who wouldn't want to escape to a place as beautiful as this. Walk along the beach, visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and add the spa to your package!
Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel
Staying from October 8th-10th (2 nights) in a Grand Room
Room features: ceiling fans, cordless phones, desks with lamps, internet access, televisions, radios, bathrobes, temperature controls, trouser press, and much more.
If you want to add to your package try visiting the spa!
Enjoy admission to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and see why so many people flock to see all the wondrous animals they showcase.
This weekend getaway is filling fast so call to reserve your spot today. Prices start from a low of $320.00 per person (only $640.00 a room!) prices based on double occupancy.



Mexico's Beaches Video

Escape from your daily ritual and experience the Beaches of Mexico. Watch the above video, made by one of our agents, and see that Mexico can be the vacation spot of your dreams!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Take A Vacation in San Diego

Leave your home this weekend and discover that you don't have to go all the way to Europe to have a relaxing vacation. Some don't even know how much there actually is to do in San Diego. Unique Travel Concepts would be pleased to create you a wonderful weekend getaway in the beautiful city of San Diego. Book a hotel (have someone clean up after you), rent a car, (don't put those miles on your car) and even enjoy a few activities (Look over there!).
Why not visit Old Town? Filled with shops and restaurants based on San Diego's culture. Step into one of the various souvenir shops and discover a talking parrot on the second floor, but be warned that he is quite loud. If talking parrots are not your thing then try the yarn shop or maybe even the cigar shop.
"Sea" the Star of India!
Cross over the Coronado Bay Bridge into Coronado and see why the locals can't seem to get enough of the food and atmosphere.
Make your stay at the Hotel Del Coronado and see why even Marilyn Monroe couldn't resist the charm of the hotel. (Bonus: What movie did Marilyn Monroe star in that was filmed at the Hotel?)
Visit Seaport Village! Discover how much fun flying a kite actually is.
The San Diego Aquarium. See animals from a sea horse to a hammer head shark. Maybe if you are lucky you might spot a whale when looking through the whale watching telescopes.
Who could forget Sea World. See their newest show "Believe".
Maybe if you are looking for something more quiet try the museums at Balboa Park. The Museum of Photographic Art, Fine Art, Trains, Asian Art, and much more. Don't leave before going to the little Asian food restaurant, try the chicken bowl with extra teriyaki sauce.
The San Diego Zoo or Wild Animal Park may also be an option. Enjoy seeing animals in their natural habitats while they see you in yours.


Make San Diego your next vacation spot! Call Today (619) 464-6426

Monday, August 9, 2010

Carnival Splendor, Ship Inspection, August 8th 2010


The Carnival Cruise Ship Inspection
Here is another reason why you should use travel agent: we inspect and review our products to give you the best information with the best value. (Read from Left to right; Shelly Young (Unique Travel Concepts Vice President of Sales, Below her Kelly Wieboldt (Unique Travel Concepts President, and to the left Drew Santiago, BDM (our Carnival Cruise Partner).
Docked in Long Beach at the moment, the Carnival Splendor, cruises countless sailings to Mexico's Riviera from January to December. With luxury at every turn, helpful employees through out the entire cruise ship, Carnival Splendor provides the ultimate vacation experience. With 21,000 sq. ft. of fun, featuring a two level spa and gym facility, 5,000 sq. ft. childrens playroom and a mid-ship pool covered Sliding Dome, there is plenty of things to experience.
The "aft end" of the Carnival Splendor.
Excitment builds as passengers board the ship.
Hey Honey, what color was our luggage? No worries, Carnival delivers your luggage to your stateroom door while you enjoy a gourmet meal.
The Cruise Employees may treat you to a little table dancing on a special dinner night. Our Travel Partner Drew Santiago, BDM even gets in on the act. Go Drew!
Who would have thought that you could gamble on a cruise ship?
This is an interior quad, perfect for a family of four who is looking for a great deal.
If you enjoy treating yourself why not consider a luxury suite.
If the hot tub is over crowded why not unwind in your own whirlpool jacuzzi tub.
The end of a great day, sitting on a veranda chair watching the sunset and feeling the cool waters breeze.

Let us do all the work, give us a call at (619) 464-6426 or email me at (kelly@uniquetravelconcepts.com) and then count the days till you embark on your next Carnival Cruise Vacation.