Surprise vacations have definitely become a trend as of late and allow travelers to put the planning aside and truly enjoy the time away in a new destination. The latest company to embark on surprise vacations is one called Pack Up + Go.
Everyone is busy, so who has time to plan a full trip’s itinerary, including hotels, flights and things to do? Pack Up + Go takes care of all of that, but in return, you have to give up your power to choose the destination.
To have them plan a trip for you, sign up for an account on the website and complete a form indicating your budget, whether you want to travel by train or bus, and whether you’ll be traveling alone or with others. You can also enter your travel dates and then complete a short survey indicating your travel preferences, including whether you have any time restrictions on your travel days, where you went and what you did on your past three leisure trips, and what sort of activities you enjoy, like historical sites, vineyards, food markets, etc.
Then the team at Pack Up + Go plans a three-day trip for you within the United States. One week before the trip, you receive the weather forecast and suggestions of what to pack for the climate. You’ll also receive detailed flight information. Then a few days before, Pick Up + Go sends a package with all the travel information, meant to be opened on the day of travel. The package also includes suggestions on what to see and do in the location, curated for your interests.
Prices for the services start at $400, the starting price for a multi-person road trip.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours recently announced its Antarctica expedition voyages for 2023 and 2024 aboard Scenic Eclipse I and II. These new tours allow for maximum time across the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, Weddell Sea, Chilean Fjords and smaller islands aboard the luxurious Discovery Yachts. The Discovery Team leads guests on guided excursions. Guests may also take advantage of each yacht’s state-of-the-art helicopters and custom-built submarine.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
There is no better vacation than one where your furry best friend can come along. Kimpton Hotel Eventi recently announced a new partnership with Safe and Sound Satos to make travel with your four-legged friend a lot easier.
Visiting the airport these days means you’ve either booked a flight or you’re simply dropping someone off or picking them up. However, as part of a new initiative from Southern California’s Ontario International Airport, travelers and locals can visit the airport’s terminals to dine and shop without need of a ticket. The new initiative also allows friends and family members to spend more time with travelers before their flights depart.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Escape with your gal pals to Hidden Leaf Baja in Todos Santos, Mexico. This luxurious, private oasis sits on two acres and consists of a main house and a casita. Nestled between ocean and mountains, it features a saltwater swimming pool with a swim-up bar, saltwater hot tub, fire pits, outdoor pavilion with a sitting and dining area, and a rooftop lounge to watch the sun rise above the mountains and set over the ocean.