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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We would love to answer that question for you, but of course we simply do not know. That being said there is no better time than now to start thinking about your trip. There are however a few things to consider. First and foremost the travel industry has been through unprecedented upheaval. For this reason…

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Common Questions from First Time Cruisers We use this page to help answer some of the common questions we hear from prospective first time cruisers. Please contact us here at Christopher Travel when you are ready to explore cruise options or if you have additional cruise questions. Cabin Capacity Each cabin holds a certain number…

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TSA makes it easy to plan ahead! Learn about TSA allowed and prohibited items and find some of the fascinating items on the list! Video: Wondering what you can take in your carry-on bag to stay healthy? TSA posted a short video, 57 seconds to be exact, to their Twitter feed. Watch to see specific…

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We’re posting the following recommendations as of March 20 specifically for the benefit of our Christopher Travel clients though it is available for anyone. Please feel free to share this link with others. While we have been in contact with all our clients who are leaving imminently or traveling currently we want to reiterate to…

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Making purchases abroad is almost seamless given the size and scale of the global payment networks. Review a few items before you depart and you should be all set! Credit Cards • Travel notification We recommend that you notify your credit card company about your planned foreign travel in an effort to prevent having your…

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The two biggest obstacles for a Bucket List Family Vacation are finances and timing. All too often people don’t even let themselves consider an out of the ordinary vacation because they think it costs too much or they are afraid they won’t be able to get time off work to go. Both of these are…

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