Wrapping my head around a new year…already?!

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So, 2023 is right around the corner. Some people are getting ready to party and celebrate. Some are busy setting goals and making plans for the new year. Others are still wondering what the heck happened to 2022.

I’m in that still-wondering-what-happened-to-2022 category. A sign of my age, I suppose. The years go by faster and faster. And I’m starting to feel the time crunch. So much to do!

As we get ready to open a new calendar and start a new year, many of us spend at least a few minutes taking stock of the old year—where we are, what we accomplished or didn’t. And we look ahead to where we’re going. To new possibilities. Maybe a fresh start. A new direction.

322511920_502197432009529_7962941774949909507_nI don’t typically make a New Year’s resolution or set a specific goal for the year. But I do try to assess the year, remember accomplishments, and…

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Random Travel Advice for 2023

A few tips from a travel professional! Hope your 2023 is full of fun adventures!

I Luv2cruz!

Hi there! Hope you had a lovely holiday weekend and plans for a festive New Year! One reason people book with travel agents is to get good guidance on what to do and what not to do, so here are a few pro tips for “smooth sailings” this year:

  • Be wary of cruise line upgrade offers. I saw one come through today for a client, but she already has a Grand Suite, so what would be the point of spending thousands more? Plus, she has family members with cabins next door, so any changes to her reservation would result in them being separated. Not worth it! Another client *did* upgrade his cabin recently and lost his amenities benefits! This has created a huge hassle in trying to get him reimbursed for the extra money he had to spend onboard!
  • Really watch your flights. As soon as the airlines open…

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