It's always best to start planning your trip to Alaska early-- 8-12 months in advance if possible.

Shakespeare once wrote, “In delay there lies no plenty.” He was, of course, talking about love, but he may as well have been talking about planning a summer trip to Alaska. Christopher Travel recommends clients begin their Alaska summer vacation planning one year in advance. There are many reasons for this. Alaska’s summer is short.…

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Few places on earth capture the essence of romance, adventure and beauty like the French Polynesian Islands of Tahiti. This paradise of islands is Christopher Travel’s Destination of the Year 2022. Today we focus on the most visited of French Polynesia’s archipelagos: The Society Islands. The largest and most popular of these islands include Tahiti,…

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Alaska Travel Agent

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on international travel we, here at Christopher Travel, have taken the bold step of relocating to Alaska! Although we will continue to plan trips anywhere in the world we feel Alaska offers a unique array of travel opportunities closer to home and within the United States. Whether…

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A “newer” destination on the American tourist’s radar is Iguassu Falls in South America.  Located at the juncture of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay the Iguassu Falls are the largest collection of waterfalls in the world.  This natural wonder is unparalleled and surrounded by a vast park teeming with wildlife.  The unique culture and fascinating history…

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Why it’s a great time to plan a trip to Alaska While no one can predict the course the COVID-19 outbreak will take as we enter the summer one thing is for sure:  Alaska’s tourist attractions will see far fewer visitors this year than in any year for the past decade.  Due to CDC travel…

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The Florida Keys offer the perfect destination for a laid back vacation with lots to see and do.  From Key Largo in the north to Key West in the south this collection of islands between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico has everything from pristine beaches and adventure packed back woods  to quirky art…

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When you are looking for travel inspiration or simply looking for a break from life do some armchair travel, build your bucket list, and get a bird’s eye view of the world. Reader’s Digest has a good starting list: Reader’s Digest webcams that let you virtually travel These are some of our personal favorites: Northern…

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Close to home and yet worlds away Montreal is a great vacation destination.  This vibrant city offers both old world charm and an energetic modern atmosphere.  Combine it with road trip to the eastern townships and Quebec City for a diverse and unique itinerary that includes something for everyone.  Use the list below to give…

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Updated April 9, 2020 to reflect the U.S. Department of Transportation Enforcement Notice Short version: If a U.S. airline cancels your flight then you are entitled to a prompt refund. When able wait for the tour provider to cancel! Please feel free to contact Rick (rick@christopher.travel) if you have any questions. A General Note About…

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It’s October 2nd, 2019 so we are now less than one year away from the October 1, 2020 implementation of the Federal REAL ID Act. Update on April 2, 2020: The deadline for the Federal REAL ID Act is now October 1, 2021! Please do not wait until the last minute. Take a moment now…

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