Volunteer Vacations: Put Your Mark on the World

You’ve decided it’s time for some time off.  Great!  But maybe your budget or bucket list are a bit out of reach.  Consider taking a volunteer vacation.  These vacations often offer travel to unique and beautiful places on a budget, for a little of your time.  You’ll return with a sense of accomplishment and a deeper awareness for other cultures. Plus, you will help make the world a better place. Next Step? Choosing the right volunteer vacation for you…

 

Environment_Conservation

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Environmental Conservation

Environmental Conservation is one of the most popular types of volunteer vacations, and for good reason. Most of the volunteer work has mass appeal and the options are endless. You can preserve ecosystems, survey plant life, aid in wildlife rehabilitation, and maintain parks. International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) is known as one of the most affordable volunteer travel organizations available today. Programs range from forest restoration to agricultural aid and will send vacationers all over the world including Bali, Madagascar, New Zealand and Spain. They even have a program in South Africa that includes fossil excavation.

Things To Know When Traveling To Brazil

Things to Know When Visiting Brazil

From Carnival to the Amazon to the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics, Brazil is a fascinating country to visit. Despite its recent economic recession, Brazil continues to be a top travel destination with a thriving tourist industry. Like any foreign country, before embarking on your journey, it is always a good idea to do some research ahead of time. Being knowledgeable and prepared in advance of your trip will ensure that you can make the most of your time exploring this incredible country. Here’s our guide of things to know before traveling to Brazil.

Introducing Hotel & Parking Packages on AirportParkingReservations.com

We’ve had our ears to the ground for some time now, listening to you, our valued customers, on how we can improve and grow our business. With this in mind, it gives us great pleasure to announce that we have begun offering hotel & parking packages on AirportParkingReservations.com.

 

What’s a hotel & parking package, you ask?  A hotel and parking package is when you stay at an airport hotel before or after your trip, and park your car at the hotel for free (up to 21 days) while you’re away! Just like our airport parking only options, most packages come with a free shuttle to-and-from the airport too.

 

Best Towns to Celebrate the Fourth of July

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Across the country, virtually every city and town in the U.S. holds some type of celebration to commemorate the day the founding fathers told King George and his boys to push off. However, across America, not all Fourth of July celebrations are created equal, and the atmosphere of the small-town festivities usually does the better job at recapturing the American spirit of independence. No matter what part of the country you call home, from sea to shining sea, here are five of the best towns to celebrate the Fourth of July:

Cruise Trends of 2016

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At the annual Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, the bigwigs with some of the world’s biggest cruise lines stated, “there has never been a better time to take a cruise”. While there is most likely a bit of self-serving bravado in their proclamation, bookings already indicate a record-setting 24 million people will take a cruise this year. Additionally, cruise lines keep launching new vessels, expanding itineraries and adding amenities to attract passengers. To get you up to speed, here are the three big cruise trends of 2016 that will have you cruising into summer: