Travel Agency Blog

Tips and insights from AurTravel to elevate your travel and vacation experience.

March 28, 2011

Is There an App for That?

Ever been lost in the airport and not sure where your gate is? Or had a few hours to kill while on a layover? We’ve all had those moments where we need help finding where to go or something to do in unfamiliar surroundings. Now, there may be an app to help you!

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Top Hot Spots for Summer

Wondering where to go on vacation this summer?

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) recently published a survey that named the most popular summer vacation locations for Americans in 2011. Topping the list are London, Rome, Paris and Cancun. These have been the top four choices for the last eight years.

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March 14, 2011

Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

With rising gas prices, more and more people are planning to cut back on their spring travel plans. This does not mean you can’t enjoy a relaxing getaway. Plan a “staycation!” You will not only save money by not purchasing plane tickets but also have the chance to explore your city or one near you like never before.We’ve provided a few tips to help you plan an amazing staycation.

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March 1, 2011

First Time Passport Application

If you are planning a trip out of the country, one of the most important steps is to obtain your passport. It is mandatory for any person who travels internationally. The process can seem intimidating for those who have not done it before. However, by gathering all of your information beforehand and making sure you have the proper documentation, you can ensure a much smoother process.

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February 14, 2011

All-Inclusive Vacations: Questions to Ask

An all-inclusive vacation can be a great way to travel. With this, presumably we pay one fee that covers all of the costs associated with the trip. However, “all-inclusive” can be misleading. Your travel agent will be able to tell you what is specifically included with the cost, as well as expected pricing for items that are not. You do not want to be surprised at the end of your vacation with some unexpected expenses!

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February 11, 2011

Second Honeymoon for AurTravel Customer

In May 2010, my husband and I celebrated our 5 year wedding anniversary. We decided to mark the occasion with a romantic “second honeymoon” to Mexico; or should I say, I decided to mark the occasion with a romantic trip. For weeks I scoured the Internet looking for the best deals, the best beach locations, the best hotels only to be overwhelmed and confused by all the choices.

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February 2, 2011

Girl’s Trip

Want to get away with your girlfriends? We have just the spot for you! Check out AurTravel‘s Great Getaways where

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January 31, 2011

Traveling With Friends

Traveling with friends…it can be an amazing adventure or your worst nightmare. Just because a person may be your best friend, it does not mean they will be your best traveling companion. Each person has a different vision of their ideal vacation. The trick is to combine both ideas into one fantastic trip.

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January 18, 2011

Aloha Hawaii

“Visiting Hawaii” may top some of your bucket lists. Let’s make this the year you make it happen! Anytime of the year is a good time to visit Hawaii. Summer, between April and November, is warmer and drier (average temperature is 75˚-88˚ F) while winter, between December and March, is a bit cooler (68˚-80˚ F). We’ve provided some information on planning your Hawaii vacation.

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January 4, 2011

Winter Hot Spots

Now that the holidays are over, this is the perfect time to plan a winter vacation. It gives you something to look forward to in those cold winter months. Whether you love the snow or would rather hit the beach, we can find a fabulous hot spot for you! We’ve highligted a couple of our top winter destinations.

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