10 Travel Tips from Travel Agents
Feb12

10 Travel Tips from Travel Agents

Remember travel agents? Actually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from 2012, 64,000 full-time agency employees were listed, and ARC places the number of agents at about 13,000. I reached out to Call Center agents at LMTclub.com and their executives to get the inside scoop. Here are the top 10 travel tips they would do if in your shoes! A great way start any trip to a big city is with a hop-on-hop-off bus tour. It...

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Is it Time to Return to Greece?
Jan02

Is it Time to Return to Greece?

The powerful Ottoman Empire that was Greece is long gone, yet what of the financial crisis and the collapse of the tourism industry? As of the beginning of 2015, the American dollar grows stronger against the Euro in a 4 1/2 –year low. Meaning sticker shock when buying a keepsake bottle of olive oil just became a bit easier to swallow. According to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, tourism is more than twenty percent of...

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Are Travel Clubs Right For You?
Dec09

Are Travel Clubs Right For You?

There’s Sam’s Club; fitness clubs; Mickey Mouse Club; Canadian Club Whisky; The Breakfast Club; and for travel – LMT Club. With millions of consumers joining clubs for exclusivity and discounts and more, the growing trend for booking sites are non-traditional travel portals becoming far more attractive than the ‘big-boy .coms’! Are travel clubs right for you? Let’s define: Travel Clubs are membership sites that allow consumers...

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Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas
Oct01

Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas

This is an update to the original post from 2009...The Freedom of the Seas is still going strong with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and deals from $63 per night – heck, that’s cheaper than staying at home! NOW AVAILABLE – Last Minute Cruises has added a very useful, and exciting feature to the booking process. View available cabins in real time, and choose the exact cabin that fits your desires! – October 1,...

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Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!
Sep30

Top 10 things to do in Orlando – NOT Theme Parks!

According to Visit Orlando (The official source for Orlando news & information), there were nearly 60 million visitors in 2013 to the Orlando Region. My unofficial guess is that 99.9% are aware that Disney World and Universal Orlando are top attractions for tourists, and from experience, few partake in tourist gems outside of the major theme parks.   Where you live, do you recommend to friends and family that come to visit to see...

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Celebrity Cruises adds new Drink Deals
May04

Celebrity Cruises adds new Drink Deals

Celebrity Cruises offers some of our most popular vacations at Last Minute Travel. What keeps people coming back to the line is Celebrity’s desire to always be improving the experience. With that in mind, Celebrity has just announced another way for guests to quench their thirst with new “beverage package” values. Two of the packages are for non-alcoholic drinks (starting at 14.95 per person per day, including a 15%...

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