8 Tips for Smooth Holiday Travel

By Melissa Rice on December 23, 2017

  Traveling in the middle of the busy holiday season can turn even the most seasoned traveler into a Grinch.  Whether you are flying, driving, or riding to your destination, these 8 tips for smooth holiday travel can make the trip less stressful. Confirm Reservations – Don’t let a schedule change or computer glitch jeopardize... Read More

Five Great Gifts for Travelers

By Melissa Rice on December 1, 2017

It’s that time of year again! Shopping season is in full swing. Wondering what to buy the jet setters on your list? Here are five great gift ideas for travelers. Digital Luggage Scale Airlines are getting stricter about baggage limits. A portable scale is easy to pack and helps eliminate unexpected luggage fees. RFID Blocking... Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Attending a Destination Wedding

By Will Medina on November 20, 2017

You just received a save-the-date for some friends that are getting married far from home.  Now what?  Here are a few simple suggestions for being the perfect destination wedding guest. DO carefully read the save-the-date, including any details listed on the wedding website.  You will find information about the location, date, whether you can invite... Read More

Europe: Three Reasons You Should Go Right Now!

By Melissa Rice on October 24, 2017

  After a few slower years, European travel is back and better than ever. Our team of LoveShack agents has seen a definite increase in clients requesting European vacations. Why is now such a great time to plan a visit?   More for Your Money The US dollar is much stronger abroad than a few... Read More

The Mexico Travel Warning: A Travel Agent’s Perspective

By Melissa Rice on September 6, 2017

‘Multiple People Shot in Seaside Shooting’ ‘Gunman Opens Fire at Nightclub’ ‘Travel Warnings Issued Amid Protests and Violence’ Based on recent media attention, it would be easy to assume that headlines like these describe Mexico. In actuality, they were news articles covering incidents in Myrtle Beach and Orlando, as well as advisories issued by several other... Read More

LoveShack Vacations’ Couple Spotlight: Katie & Dean

By Michelle Bakula on July 7, 2017

Dean and Katie love experiencing new adventures together and in the fall, they will be starting their biggest adventure yet as husband and wife. This happy couple met LoveShack Vacations travel agent John Michalski at a local bridal show in Costa Mesa, California back in January. In addition to receiving some inspiration for their big day,... Read More

Choosing Your Destination Wedding Specialist

By Will Medina on June 7, 2017

Whether your destination wedding is going to be on a cruise ship off the shore of Alaska or on the beach at sunset in Riviera Maya, you’re going to want to work with a Destination Wedding Specialist to make sure that every detail is as picture-perfect as you’ve been imagining. Unfortunately, not all travel agents are... Read More

Four of the Biggest Travel Trends in 2017

By Melissa Rice on May 18, 2017

Between new hotels and cruise ships, emerging destinations, and changes to security regulations, keeping up with what’s new in travel can be a full-time job! We asked our LoveShack travel agents which topics they’re hearing about most about so far this year. Read on as we share four of the biggest travel trends in 2017 … UNICO... Read More

Group Travel: The More, the Merrier

By Melissa Rice on April 26, 2017

Would you like to multiply the fun of your next vacation?  Group travel can do that, plus so much more! Whether you are exploring a new destination or just relaxing around the pool, being with friends adds to the conversations, the laughs, and makes the experience more memorable for everyone.  Traveling together can also increase... Read More

Congratulations to the LoveShack Vacations Agents of the Year

By Melissa Rice on April 6, 2017

Congratulations to two of our LoveShack Vacations travel agents, Nicole Dobrich and Carissa Dembraski. Both agents were recognized for their success in 2016 during KHM Travel Group’s Crystal Awards held on the Carnival Conquest. After her incredibly successful start as a romance travel specialist, Nicole Dobrich was named the LoveShack Vacations Rookie Agent of the... Read More