Planning a trip to Alaska
The first thing people ask when we tell them we live in Alaska is, “Is it cold?” After that they immediately fall into a series of questions about planning a trip to Alaska. Where should we visit in Alaska? How long should we stay in Alaska? How do we get around Alaska? Alaska is a…Read More
When to start planning an Alaska summer vacation
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.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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 (email@example.com) if you have any questions. A General Note About…Read More
Are you REAL ID ready?
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…Read More
When Will it be Safe to Travel?
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…Read More
First Time Cruiser Information
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…Read More
What is allowed by TSA?
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…Read More
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…Read More