The Ultimate Guide to Disney Pin Trading and Collecting
Of all the possible things that are available to do at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, Disney pin trading is one of the most addicting and fun. Introduced to the public in 1999, pin trading quickly skyrocketed in popularity. Now, 17 years later, Disney pin trading is still going strong and has created over 100,000 unique souvenirs for Disney fans to gobble up, collect and trade...Read More
Is Student Debt Preventing You From Doing the Things You Love?
Student debt has quickly become one of the nation’s quickest growing epidemics. While a college education was once considered an optional part of life, in today’s day and age, it is nearly a requirement when looking to join the workforce. There is a down side to furthering education that can prevent many from doing the things in life that they get enjoyment out of...Read More
Could Hidden City Ticketing Save You Money? Compare the Risks to the Reward
Now a days everyone is trying to save a buck when it comes to just about everything. Travel is no exception to that rule. With new gadgets, websites and ideas designed to save you money coming out almost weekly, it can be hard to sift through and find the ones that are actually worth using. One such idea, called “hidden city ticketing”, promises to save you nearly hundreds of dollars just by exploiting a loophole in the way that airfare works...Read More
Volunteer Tourism: 3 Exotic Places to Volunteer on Your Next Vacation
Have you ever considered volunteering while on vacation? Set aside a few hours on your next Sundance Vacations trip to help some locals by lending a hand. These 3 tropical escapes are the perfect places to experience unique volunteer opportunities and really know what it's like to be a volunteer tourist. Read More.
Sundance Vacations Destinations: Things to see and do in Las Vegas, Nevada
Elvis once sang, “Viva, Las Vegas.” The famous song, which came to us by way of the Romantic Comedy motion picture with the same name, was recorded in 1964 and follows the story of a man who is gambling and rambling his way through Sin City. While a trip to Vegas can easily be spent toiling in front of a one-armed bandit (slot machine) or going all in at the poker tables, there is a lot more to Las Vegas that can make it a memorable trip. Whether you are on the world famous strip, in the downtown area or even out in the desert, Las Vegas has something for every traveler....Read More.
Sundance Vacations Destinations: Nevis (Monkey Rock) in the Caribbean
It’s the beginning of March. The colder temperatures and storms of winter have no doubt beaten and battered your outdoor spirit, forcing you indoors, save the few that enjoy a skiing trip. But what if you are one of the many who love the sun, the sand and the surf? Well my friends, that’s why places like Nevis in the Caribbean exist!....Read More.
Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in April, May, or June 2016
New ItsEasy Passport App Makes Renewals a Breeze
When renewing or applying for a passport there is one word that generally comes to mind for most Americans. Hassle. One company, however, is aiming to change that. The ItsEasy Passport Renewal App, an extension of ItsEasy.com, was released on Wednesday, February 17, and promises to take the hassle right out of the passport process by saving you a large amount of one of today’s most valuable assets...Read More.
Ski or Swim? Two Destinations for February
February is a perfect month for a getaway. Whether you want to unwind from the stresses of work, have a romantic retreat or even take the kids on a fun winter adventure, Sundance Vacations has the best destinations to help you do just that. In this month’s two destinations entry, we have handpicked two similar, yet different destinations. It really comes down to: do you want to Ski or Swim?.... Read More.
How to Ski- 5 Tips for Beginners
Valentine's Day Getaway Ideas
With January almost gone and the second month of the new year well on its way, many figure it is time to hunker down and wait for the spring season to arrive before thinking about traveling. A lot of Americans travel during the major, year-ending holidays in November and December, but today we’d like to suggest another holiday that presents a totally different set of options.... Read More.
Disney World Events January, February, March 2016
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? See what's going on in the parks during the beginning of the new year! Sundance Vacations travelers can learn the inside scoop on the best time to visit... Read More.
Two Vacation Ideas for the New Year
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays finally over, and people settling back into normal everyday life, it really isn’t until January that it hits you. Winter is here. Although the first month of the year may not be a traditional time for a vacation, Sundance Vacations wants travelers to know that it can be a great time to explore some places in a less-crowded format and that they can find things to do that one......Read More.
5 Great Places to Spend New Year's Eve
It is amazing to think that we already have 12 months of the year behind us and are looking at turning the calendar over to 2016. With all but a few days left of this year, many are gearing up for that all important New Year’s Eve Party to help ring in the new year and say goodbye to 2015. With so many great destinations to visit in the United States, the thought of traveling for New Year’s Eve may have crossed your mind......Read More.
10 Tips for a Holiday Road Trip
Many people will choose to drive to their destination this holiday season, making the roadways crowded and congested. To arrive safely and on time as well as stay a step ahead of the rest it is essential to prepare for the trip ahead of you. Check out this list of 10 tips that will put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to holiday travel.....Read More.
10 Holiday Gifts for Travelers - 2015
It’s that time of year again when people are scrambling around to find gifts for the friends and loved ones on their lists. To help make this time of year a little less stressful, Sundance Vacations has again compiled a list of the 10 Best Holiday Gifts for Travelers. When it comes to the traveler or travel lover on your list, we’ve got you covered.....Read More.
Thanksgiving Travel Tips
Known as some of the busiest travel days of the year, Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and it never hurts to be prepared for the trip ahead of you. Whether it is a few short hours in the car or a series of flights to get you home for the holiday, these seven travel tips will be able to save you time, money and, most importantly, a headache.....Read More.
DIY Vacation Countdown for Kids
Instead of simply crossing a big, red X over each day in your calendar, consider making your own vacation countdown to build hype for your kids. Grab these supplies and read this "How To" article for easy steps to make your own Sundance Vacations countdown....Read More.
Two Great Destinations for December
Start Planning today! Here at Sundance Vacations, we know that December is a month where some people begin to seek ways to get out of the cold. Others however, look for great places that will allow them to experience all that the early-winter month has to offer. So whether you are a Heat Miser or a Snow Miser, you’ll be sure to find one of the two destinations appealing!....Read More.
Last Minute Travel-Themed Halloween Costumes
For those of you who may have forgotten, Halloween is this Saturday! As we all know, the most difficult thing to decide when it comes to this holiday is, of course, what to dress up as. Not to worry! Sundance Vacations has you covered with some great, last-minute ideas for travel-themed Halloween costumes! Most of them are easy to make and will have you wowing the people at parties or while collecting candy!....Read More.
The Best Back to the Future Day Travel Tweets
As you may have already heard, and who hasn’t as people have been throwing it around on Social Media for the last week, today is Back to the Future Day! Although the movie is about time travel, we found that ourselves and other travel companies certainly had a blast on social media, taking the idea and running with it. Here are some of the very best tweets from Back to the Future Day!....Read More.
9 Overlooked Spooky Towns
While there are many popular attractions for ghosts and ghouls, such as Summerwind in Wisconsin or the House of Death in New York City, what about the lesser-known haunted locations around the country? Sundance Vacations dares you to explore the stories of hauntings across some more obscure towns in the United States to decide for yourself if the area is lurking with actual spirits or just the ghosts of old rumors....Read More.
Orion Travel Tech Wants to Turn your Luggage into a Billboard
You may not think of it as you are watching a NASCAR zoom around the track, but they are essentially, 200-mile-per-hour billboards. These advertisements are being seen by over 5.2 million viewers per year, so it seems very worthwhile to companies that want a lot of exposure. But what would happen if you took that same idea and inserted it into the travel industry?.....Read More.
3 Must-Visit Fall Destinations
Fall, the time of the year when nature reveals its beautiful mixed-colored leaves, pumpkins rest on hay bales patiently awaiting to be carved into Jack-O-lanterns and travelers bundle up in sweaters and scarves to enjoy the outdoors before the cold winter air rolls in. It’s a time to pack up those long-dried swimsuits and prepare for campfires and marshmallows......Read More.
10 International Travel Tips for First-Timers
Sure, you may be a seasoned pro in terms of traveling around the United States, but when it comes to traveling internationally, you may have far less experience. Doing anything for the first time presents a number of questions and worries that you may not have the answers to, but no worries! Check out these international travel tips for first-timers and you’ll be a few steps ahead of the rest.....Read More.
Sundance Vacations Fly Away Offer!
Just for coming in to view a multimedia presentation about what Sundance Vacations has to offer you as a traveler, we will give you and a guest a choice of one of three Caribbean fly-away vacations. Pick from either Cancun, St. Thomas or Puerto Rico and spend four days and three nights there. Trips include hotel accommodations and round-trip airfare......Read More.
AAA Projects Gas Prices Under $2
The American Automobile Association, or AAA as you are probably more familiar with, has forecasted that the price of gas will continue to fall as we approach the autumn months. In a recent article on their website, AAA cites that currently, gas prices in the United States are at their lowest point for this time of year since 2004.......Read More.
13 Really Awkward Postcards for any Occasion!
While on vacation we often think about the people at home and what they are doing. This can be relatives, friends or even that annoying guy, from the clerical department, that you really hate, and he smells a little funny, but you still have to work closely with him because of an inter-departmental project that requires his assistance, UGH! Anyways…...Read More.
5 Tips to Avoid Credit Card Fraud and Scams on Vacation
Let’s face it, hardly anyone carries around cash anymore. With new advances in technology and banking, paying has literally become, plastic, or, plastic. Unfortunately, along with these advances in the way we pay for our services and goods, comes an increased chance of being exposed to frauds and scams. Credit card fraud and scams are in the news just about everywhere now a days and one place where scammers often get a hold of your information is while you are on vacation......Read More.
The Great American Baseball Road Trip
The crack of the bat, the smell of the grass and the taste of a slightly stale hot dog along-side a warm beer. A baseball game can be an assault on the senses. It can also be an amazingly fun way to spend an afternoon with some of your closest friends. Perhaps traveling baseball fans could consider this: Combine two of America’s favorite summertime things. Road trips and baseball......Read More.
10 Tips for Saving Money on Rental Cars
Many a traveler has dropped a pretty penny on rental cars, however there are plenty of ways that you can ease the burden they put on your wallet. Whether it is business travel, a family vacation, epic road trip or even if you just want a different set of wheels for the weekend, use these 10 Rental Car Tips to have you and your wallet riding in the fast lane to wherever it is that you need to get to......Read More.
Silvercar Seeks to Change the Rental Car Industry
Rental cars have long been a way of getting around for many a traveler. Often times, a necessary beast. While a rental allows you extra space you may not have in your own personal vehicle and the ability to prevent wear and tear on it, many have dealt with the high prices, hidden fees and outrageous overage charges associated with them......Read More.
Sundance Vacations Tennessee Whiskey Barbecue Sauce
Summertime, the perfect time of year to get outside, fire up the grill and do some cooking! Studies show that nearly 80 percent of Americans own a grill or smoker and 97 percent of grill owners actually used their grill in the past year. Tennessee is also known for it’s Bourbon Whiskey. The state is home to the Jack Daniel’s distillery......Read More.
Where Does Unclaimed Baggage End Up?
Luggage is undoubtedly one of the biggest headaches of the traveling process. For the most part, airlines have been pretty good at getting people and their luggage together at the person’s destination. But what happens to that baggage that goes unclaimed?....Read More.
Sundance Vacations Fly Away: A Traveler's Review
When I first got the call that I had qualified for a vacation from Sundance Vacations, I immediately thought it was a scam. Who wouldn’t? Companies don’t just give out vacations to places like Jamaica, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, do they? A few weeks prior, I had filled out an application to win at the Barnum & Bailey Circus in Chicago.......Read More.
Sundance Vacations Announces New Destinations!
Sundance Vacations is committed to providing the most amazing destinations to our travelers. With our ever growing and dynamic selection of locations, our travelers can be sure that no matter what sort of vacation they are looking for, they will be able to find it using our awesome, affordable travel options. Recently Sundance Vacations has added a few new properties to our list and we wanted to take the time to.....Read More.
TSA Drops the Ball on Security Tests
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is taking some heat this week for a number of failed tests to detect mock explosives and weapons. According to a report from an internal division of the TSA, known as the “Red Teams”, they conducted random testing at dozens of airports across the country and found some startling results. Out of 70 tests, TSA Security Screeners failed to prevent forbidden items, such as weapons and explosives......Read More.
Sundance Vacations Destinations: Stowe, Vermont
Beach-lover or not, there are other interesting alternatives regarding Sundance Vacations destinations. One of those happens to be the picturesque city of Stowe, Vermont. Yeah, you’re already thinking that Vermont is renowned for its winter sports. But, in reality, Stowe is a four-season resort town........Read More.
Crowdfunded Vacation: Travel on Someone Else's Dime
Everyone loves vacations. Of course they do. It’s a time when you can do the things you love to do, kick back and relax. There is really only one drawback to vacations, which of course is, having to pay for them. So wouldn't it be nice to have a way to take a trip on someone else’s dime? oday, thanks to the power of the internet, that may be entirely possible.......Read More.
Charge Your Electric Car at Sundance Vacations
Here’s a question for you to ponder. What do Nikola Tesla and green technology have in common? Before going any further it must be noted that Tesla, who was born in 1856, was a brilliant electrical engineer who invented the alternating-current induction motor. And that was eons before the term green technology came into being.......Read More.
The TSA PreCheck Program
In its quest to help take the hassle out of travel, Sundance Vacations, a wholesale vacation company headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has launched several initiatives to achieve this goal. One such initiative is that they are always dedicated to providing travelers with the most up-to-date information and news that can help make their travels easier. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)......Read More.
Must See: The TSA's Instagram Page
The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA as you probably know it, has only really been around for a little more than a decade now. Created as a response to the attacks of September 11, 2001, this agency is charged with keeping Americans safe, especially traveling Americans. In this day and age it’s really no surprise that the government, companies and other industries are heavily embedded in social media channels.......Read More.
10 Best Travel Apps for 2015
Let’s face it, the world is turning into a technology-driven place. With nearly everyone having a smartphone, tablet, laptop or some form of mobile computing, the world has become a playground for the tech savvy. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it’s a bad thing. Technology is supposed to make everyone’s lives easier, as well as make information more widely available......Read More.
Outbound Adventurer: The Value of Multiple Trips a Year
It isn’t uncommon for people to take a yearly vacation. In fact, it’s pretty much the norm, and the one to two weeks a year that everyone in the workforce unanimously looks forward to. We all know that feeling of anticipation as those coveted two weeks away from home draw near. The excitement of looking up activities, weather forecasts, and tours.......Read More.
YouTube Unveils New Kids App
Traveling parents rejoice! You’ve probably been there. A long car trip, plane ride or even just your normal everyday commute with the kids in the car. Most children have a hard time sitting still, so parents often find ways to keep them busy while on these trips. Rather than constantly listening to the same kids songs over and over, and over, and over some more.......Read More.
Sundance Vacations Wins Stevie Awards
Over the weekend, Sundance Vacations was able to add another two Stevie Awards to their trophy case. Both our Hazleton office and its manager, Lisa Merola, were able to bring home Stevies at the bronze level. The awards ceremony was held in Las Vegas on Friday. Other winners included: Vizio, DHL, Delta Airlines and MassMutual Life Insurance.....Read More.
The Death of the Hotel MiniBar
Are the days of the hotel minibar soon to be gone? Although these minibars are known for providing worn down travelers and business people a small snack or a way to wet their whistle, they are also known for their ridiculously high prices. They are one of the few places on the planet where a can of soda can reach prices near $8!........Read More.
Vacation Fitness: Keep Your Resolution
According to a recent study by the University of Scranton, only eight percent of those who make a New Year’s Resolution succeed in reaching their goal, with less than 65 percent of people making it past the first month. Many things in life can knock you off the New Year’s Resolution wagon, including vacation. id you make a resolution to get in shape this year?......Read More.
Delaware Beaches: Endless Possibilities
Have you been looking for a great Atlantic-beach destination for your upcoming summer vacation? A lot of people may consider Ocean City, Maryland, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and of course the Jersey Shore in New Jersey. There is one place however, that despite being in a small state, offers travelers a very large chance at having fun......Read More.