by Dream Vacations on April 22, 2014

For those of you who love to take your family on vacation over Christmas, you already know that it can be difficult to find the best hotels and flights if you wait to long. As of today we have some of the most popular all inclusive resorts across Mexico and the Caribbean available for you to call and reserve for the Christmas season. It’s never to early to book your Caribbean Christmas vacation, the sooner the better if you want the best resorts! Give me a call to get started….

The following resort brands have rates and availability for Christmas 2014 in Mexico and the Caribbean…

Iberostar Resorts such as the Iberostar Paraiso Maya in the Riviera Maya Mexico

Dreams Resorts such as the Dreams Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

Secrets Resorts such as the adult only Secrets St James in Montego Bay Jamaica

Riu Resorts such as the Riu Palace Pacifico in Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Palladium Resorts such as the Grand Palladium White Sands in the Riviera Maya Mexico

Bahia Principe Resorts such as the adult only Gran Bahia Principe Ambar in Punta Cana Dominican Republic

Barcelo Resorts such as the Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe in the Riviera Maya Mexico

Karisma Resorts such as the Azul Sensatori in Riviera Maya Mexico

Palace Resorts such as the Beach Palace in Cancun Mexico

Occidental Resorts such as the Occidental Grand Papagayo in Costa Rica

Couples Resorts such as the adult only Couples Swept Away in Negril Jamaica

Sandals Resorts such as the adult only Sandals Royal Bahamian in Nassau Bahamas

Beaches Resorts such as the Beaches Negril in Negril Jamaica

Excellence Resorts such as the adult only Excellene Riviera Cancun in the Riviera Maya Mexico

by Dream Vacations on February 27, 2014

As all of us know already, tax refund time is right around the corner.  As a mother of two, the first thing I think of is paying off all my debt.  Then I would stash some in savings and spend a little bit on myself.

A great idea for those who have already starting booking their next vacation or for those who are just beginning, refunds are a great opportunity to get those vacations paid in full.  Maybe even upgrade your room category if your vacation is already paid in full.

As a lot of you know already, the sooner you book the better rate you will receive.  We do also offer options when booking that does not require the full balance of the vacation up front, just a minimal deposit.  Then the remainder of the balance would be due 45 days prior to travel.

Another great idea for the last minute travelers without their passports, go apply and get them expedited for a minimal fee.

A lot of people are already booking their spring break vacations and availability is limited, so don’t feel that waiting last minute is going to get you a better rate.  Very rarely you will find last minute deals.  You will actually find that if you would have booked them sooner, with just that minimal deposit, you could have saved hundreds!

Call us today and get that deposit made to secure the lowest rate possible and then pay the balance when your refund arrives!

by Dream Vacations on November 5, 2013

Ever sit back and wonder what specials might be available to travel to an All Inclusive Resort in the near future? Or have you ever searched online endlessly looking for a good deal to travel to nice warm, sunny beach destination? Well that’s exactly what we do every single day with our DAILY DEALS!

Every day our expert team of vacation specialists scour every destination we offer for the best deal of the day so you don’t have to! We have hand picked the 15 most popular departures cities as well as many hotel on specials without airfare to give you a head start on where and when to travel. Maybe you fly from a city not listed below such as Columbus Ohio or Kansas City Missouri, no problem. When you call us with your travel dates and let us know where YOU want to fly from, we can find the best daily deal out there as well. Also we have recently added a new feature to our Daily Deals Specials which is our Christmas and Spring Break Specials. Booking early generally saves big so for those of you thinking it may be best to wait in order to get the best deal for Spring Break, normally for popular travel seasons we will recommend that you book early to save yourself some cash.

Some of the most popular destinations that you will find daily deals for on our Daily Deals link will be locations such as Cancun or the Riviera Maya Mexico. Also JamaicaPunta Cana Dominican RepublicArubaPuerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas. Below are a few examples of today’s Daily Deals as well as specials we found in the past two weeks. Today may be the only time you can get the below package at this low of a cost so act fast, give us a call to get started.

Deals From Your City: Atlanta, GA ~ Balti-Wash, MD ~ Boston, MA ~ Chicago Ohare, IL ~ Cincinnati, OH ~ Cleveland, OH ~ Dallas, TX ~ Denver, CO ~ Detroit, MI ~ Milwaukee, WI ~ New York JFK ~ Newark, NJ ~ Philadelphia, PA ~ Pittsburgh, PA ~ St. Louis, MO

*Prices are per adult including all meals, drinks, taxes, tips and transfers unless otherwise mentioned. Prices may vary from when posted so act fast!

by Dream Vacations on September 24, 2013

Apple Vacations Crystal Awards

Apple Vacations Best of the Best – Selected by You.
The Apple Vacations Crystal Awards are among the most coveted honors in the travel industry, chosen by hundreds of thousands of Apple Vacationers who complete an Apple Vacation Satisfaction Questionnaire. Crystal Apple Award recipients have been invaluable in raising the standards of the travel industry.

Apple Vacations Award Winners

Apple Vacations Best All-Inclusive Family Resort: Grand Bahia Principe Coba

The newest addition to the Gran Bahia Principe collection , this deluxe resort emerges along beautifully manicured gardens just next to the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal. This resort offers outstanding service, spacious accommodations and fun-filled activities.

 Best Staff & Service – Mexico: Secrets The Vine Cancun

Found on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Secrets The Vine Cancun is located on one of the world’s most picturesque beaches, the white sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea. This resort has 495 graciously appointed guest rooms with private balconies revealing awe-inspiring views of the Caribbean Sea.

Best Staff & Service – Caribbean: Couples Swept Away

Couples Swept Away offers the intimacy of a private villa and the romantic ambiance of a tropical hideaway. Mind and body are soothed by the warm waters. From scuba diving and sailing to spa treatments and yoga, this is an environment that will restore, refresh and invigorate.

Best Staff & Service – Central America: Riu Palace Costa Rica

The hotel offers a variety of activities on the beautiful beaches such as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters, ecotourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages. The hotel has the light feel of a beach resort, but with an urban style.

Apple Vacations Best All-Inclusive Hotel: IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall

Our finest All Inclusive hotel in Jamaica, offering the premier component of our Grand collection. 2 pools on site: 1 lake pool with swim up bar and 1 activity pool. Shops, Internet, beauty salon and a spa specialized in couples treatments. In addition, guests enjoy full access to both neighboring hotels within the complex.

Secrets ResortsBest Hotel Chain: Secrets Resorts & Spas

Step into a world of attentive hospitality, dynamic upscale accommodations and amenities, and pristine beaches.  These stunning adult only all inclusive beach resorts offer the best in unforgettable romance; whether in Riviera Maya, Mexico, Montego Bay, Jamaica or Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Riviera Maya MexicoBest Destination: Riviera Maya

Stunning white sugar beaches bathed by warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea welcome you to the beach vacation of your dreams.  Fly into Cancun, and enjoy the spectacular scenery as you transfer south through the lush tropical jungles and Mayan Ruins that make up the spectacular Mayan Riviera.

by Emily Kupersmith on August 27, 2013

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by Dream Vacations on June 21, 2013

Jamaica has three different main areas that we offer all inclusive resorts in.  We have resorts in Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios.  When traveling to Jamaica it’s important to know the difference in these three areas to help decide where might be best for your family to stay.

Ocho Rios
:  In Ocho Rios there is a little down town area with an open air markert for shopping and site seeing.  A lot of cruise ships will arrive into Ocho Rios and drop tourists off for the day.  The most popular excursion/adventure in all of Jamaica is “Dunn’s River Falls.”  Basically Dunn’s River Falls is a natural flowing spring that flows out of the mountian side making slide like formations that are smooth enough to slide down right into the water below.  Many people spend hours at Dunn’s River with their kids.  Ocho Rios is the furthest area from the airport, taking about an hour and a half to get there.  A great family resort in Ocho Rios would be the Sunset Jamaica Grande or the Riu Ocho Rios.  If you are wanting to go with a more upscale adult only property, I highly suggest the Couples Sans Souci resort.