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  • See the World In-Depth with Tour Vacations

    Tour vacations offer fantastic sights and adventures you might not see by booking the traditional accommodations With a full itinerary based on your interests pre-baked into your own trip tours are easy ways to create trips you have only dreamed of Through the Global Connections Travel Agency you have a vast selection of tours featured on our website You can also request your own too Read on for more information on what you can expect from tours and how you can use them to take your vacation game to the next level
  • Why Am I Getting a Call After I Book My Condo Online?

    When you book a Global Discovery Vacations condominium online you may think that’s the end of the transaction But this is your vacation and you’re part of a travel club that cares about your experiences So we want to make sure you have all the necessary tools well before you pack and head out on your adventure
  • Traveling in the Age of Uncertainty

    The Trump administration’s recent immigration travel ban sent reverberations throughout the country taking the form of mass protests at major airports As a travel club with members who love traveling we wanted to address some worries that we’ve heard over the last few days Even though these polices are aimed at select groups travelers of all backgrounds and ethnicities are concerned about what’s next
  • 8 Ways to Be Comfortable on a Plane

    With all the talk of low-fare options and the confusion surrounding them airlines are at least trying to help passengers While they focus on the monetary aspect it doesn’t address the physical comfort – or lack thereof – of being on a plane Assuming you’re roughing it like the rest of us in coach here’s how you can be comfortable and not lose your mind en route to your next Global Discovery Vacations destination
  • New Resort: Calabogie Lodge Resort – Canada

    Tucked away in the rural landscape of Ontario Canada is the cozy Calabogie Lodge Resort It sits right on the shore of Calabogie Lake which is one of the many reasons visitors consider it among Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems This any-season resort has consistently good reviews coming off its 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence It’s been 10 years since Global Discovery Vacations had this Canadian resort available to you so here’s why we’re excited to have it back
  • Look before You Book: Don’t Assume All Amenities are Alike

    Several years of condominium vacationing can make you accustomed to certain standards full kitchens king beds and balconies among other features But as you may already know all condos are not made the same That’s why it’s important to first read all of the provided information – resort amenities special conditions unit features – before booking a condo Here are the details you should look for when planning your next Global Discovery Vacations stay
  • When Should You Splurge on Vacation?

    I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like a good deal Why spend more money when we can save some to use on other goods and services But as much as we like saving money there are times when paying extra exceeds the value of your purchase So in what instances can you see yourself splurging on a Global Discovery Vacations trip Here are a few likely scenarios
  • 7 Ways to Save for Your Vacation

    It’s nice to have extra cash before you set out on a vacation so you can splurge and get the full experience of your destination That can be difficult for some of us after factoring in airfare transportation and accommodations so what else can we do Luckily there are several ways to squeeze a little bit more money into your savings so you can enjoy your vacation the way you were supposed to Try these tips leading up to your next Global Discovery Vacations and see how it works for you
  • Access on the Go with the Global Discovery Vacations App

    Your membership just got even more convenient with the new Global Discovery Vacations bookmark app Now you can do everything you were doing on your PC right from your phone get specials notifications book a vacation find hotels access your membership guide and more Today people are more mobile than ever and your phone is where you do just about everything So having all your Global Discovery Vacations membership tools at your fingertips makes it even easier to travel more “We strive to use new technology that will better our products making them more convenient and easy to use.” -Global Connections Chief Operating Officer Frank Zawojski The bookmark app gets you connected to your membership website faster and is available for Apple Android and Amazon devices Just search “Global Discovery Vacations” in your app store and install
  • How to Get Your Workout in When on Vacation

    Vacations are a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of work and home stress If you are following a workout routine then you have to decide whether you put your fitness goals on hold or continue with the means and time available If your vacation accommodation has a gym then all you have to do is pack your workout clothes and get on the treadmill or grab some dumbbells The bigger challenge is how to get your workout in when there is no equipment or gym at your disposal Here are five ways you can still work out during your vacation
  • How to Share Your Global Discovery Vacations Membership

    One of the great benefits to being a Global Discovery Vacations member is that you can share its benefits with almost anyone Even better if you buy the membership once it’s possible to get use out of it for generations to come So how do you get the longest life of your membership for the perfect gift that keeps on giving Here’s what you need to know
  • Global Discovery Vacations Year in Review: 2016

    As 2016 comes to a close we wanted to take some time to acknowledge the moments that helped define this year in travel and the Global Discovery Vacations membership From new resorts to fun contests and tragic natural disasters we have a lot to reflect on this past year
  • A Very Global Christmas Part 2

    Now that you know about some of Europe’s Holiday traditions we will check in with our employees that have their roots in other parts of the world This time you’ll read about holiday celebrations from The Americas Africa and Asia
  • A Very Global Christmas – Part 1: Europe

    This Holiday Season you might rely on those tried and true classics that are popular with the whole family or maybe you are in for something new Whether you are celebrating Christmas or New Year’s at home or on vacation long lasting memories with your loved ones are in the making All of us at Global Discovery Vacations take pride in sending you on wonderful trips around the world but what you may not have realized is that we are pretty international ourselves Let’s go to Europe and see what a “Very Global Christmas” looks like
  • How to Burglar-Proof Your House While You’re on Vacation

    It’s time to bust out the holiday movies and Home Alone 2 yes the sequel is at the top of my list this year In my aging wisdom I have started to question why the McCallisters were victim of perpetual thievery It’s simple Forgetting that this is a work of fiction and that the bad guys are a little dim the McCallister’s must not have prepped their house properly But this is the real world where parents don’t leave their children behind and criminals are not inherent buffoons Before you set out on your next Global Discovery Vacations trip there’s more to do than just lock your doors
  • What United Airlines’ Low-Fare Option Means for Air Travel

    You may have seen that United Airlines added a new low-fare option for passengers which has sparked plenty of outrage even from our members on social media But on a broader scale United’s new plan is a sign of how the airline industry is changing which might work out in favor of passengers So let us prepare ourselves for this impending change
  • Take Time to Relax During the Holiday

    With parties to attend gifts to buy bank balances to watch trips to plan and everything else that goes with the holidays it doesn’t hurt to slow your roll for a few moments so you can decompress and re-energize Whether you’re on vacation with Global Discovery Vacations or at home holiday time can be stress time and you deserve a little down time We found these quick fixes that can actually help

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