Travel Agency Blog

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

October 5, 2009

Cruise Your Way to Savings!

Royal Caribbean recently announced a 2-day Wow Sale! With over one hundred ports of call to choose from you can make your vacation whatever you want it to be!  Royal Caribbean offers cruises to destinations such as Alaska, Hawaii, Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico, South America, as well as throughout the Caribbean.

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September 29, 2009

All About Bags

Planning ahead can save you money and headaches when flying.  Most airlines allow one free carry-on, and charge around $20

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September 1, 2009

What You Need to Know About Flying with Pets

More and more of our customers are inquiring about travel accommodations that include thier four-legged family members. An article featured in USA Today highlights Pet Airways, an airline created specifically for ‘pawsengers’.

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August 13, 2009

Are Travel Agents Making a Comeback?

We think so! We ran across the following article on and thought it was worth sharing: If you’ve booked travel online, you may have been there. Online travel sites flooded with overwhelming options, all claiming the best deals. Extra fees nestled into the fine print amid blaring advertisements. Pounding 16 digits into the telephone after you’ve booked the wrong flight before finally getting a human voice.

Difficult site navigation and presentation on travel company sites and hotel and airline sites are causing a growing number of travelers to shift away from the Web and consider using alternative methods of booking travel.

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July 7, 2009

Heart of Ireland Tour

Explore the Emerald Isle and join AurTravel’s Karen Kunkel for a fantastic 8 day tour of Ireland November 4-11, 2009! Rich in tradition, culture, and heritage, Ireland’s a unique mixture of old world charm and new world vibrancy that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Whether you’re partial to exploring the lush countryside, taking in the local pub scene, or visiting the many magnificent architectural gems, you’ll be as lucky as a four-leaf clover with a vacation to Ireland. Visit the Blarney Woolen Mills, Dingle Peninsula, St. Brendan’s Cathedral, Kilmainham Jail, the Guiness Brewery Storehouse, and much more!

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Vacation on a Budget

Want to enjoy a weekend getaway for not a lot of money? Our professional travel agents are here to help you identify great escapes that won’t make a big dent in your wallet.

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