A1Travel Blog

Dispelling Travel Myths: Is There a Magic Day or Time to Book Airfare?

No, there's no magical day or time to book flights.

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A1 Travel, Off the Beaten Path: Cartagena, Colombia

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A1 Travel, Off The Beaten Path: A Little Bit of Background

Maureen's newest blog category is about the places you haven't been, or maybe haven't even thought of going! Every few weeks, she'll chronicle a new destination. From up and coming destinations, to those that fly under the radar, she's opening up your worldview and inspiring your vacation calendar one blog entry at a time.

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Traveling to London? Read these books, first.

Reading a book that's set in your next vacation destination can be a great way to prepare for a trip. This week, Maureen suggests which books you should check out or buy before your trip to London!

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Tips for Your Next European Vacation

The "do's" and "don'ts" of international travel.

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Give the gift of travel this holiday season!

There’s not even snow on the ground, yet, but I know a lot of savvy people who have already started their Christmas shopping. But the best presents don’t always come in a box. Growing up, there were years where my parents’ holiday budget went to a trip, instead.

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Destination Wedding Testimonial: The Farrills

It's Wedding Wednesday, and that means it's time for us to highlight another one of our destination wedding couples!

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Destination Wedding Testimonial: The Harwells

One of our destination wedding couples share the story of their big day!

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Traveling to Paris? Read these books, first.

The books you should read before you visit the City of Light.

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Top Tips for a Successful Family Summer Vacation

Who's ready to take a great family trip?

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The Most Economical Meal in Europe?

Buy a drink, get delicious food, leave with plenty of money still in your pocket. Why you should experience Granada's "free tapas" concept.

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The Best Resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya for Families of Five or More

Big families don't have to be limited to booking multiple rooms. These are the best resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya with rooms that fit five or more people!

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Packing Light IS Possible. I Promise.

Confessions of a notorious over-packer, and tips for traveling light.

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Must-Eat Foods in Spain

One of my favorite aspects of traveling somewhere new is discovering culture through food.

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How to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

Congratulations! You’re headed somewhere far-flung and exotic!

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Passport Q & A

2017 will mark the ten year anniversary of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, which changed the ID requirements for Americans traveling to and from Mexico and Canada.

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Hello!

Hi, fellow travelers! Welcome to the brand new A1 Travel blog. I’m Maureen McKamey, a leisure travel agent here.

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Bonjour! Parla Italiano? Muy bien! Communicating abroad for monoglots

Ready for a language lesson? Here are some important words and phrases to use on your next international vacation.

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