Category: <span>Other Sundance Fun & Info</span>

2022 Black Friday Deals and Savings
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November 11, 2022November 11, 2022

2022 Black Friday Deals and Savings

Christmas is a time to spend time with and spoil your loved ones, especially the globetrotters in your life! Black Friday and Cyber Monday often bring about stellar savings and shouldn’t be missed this year. If you’re looking for the best gifts to treat your favorite traveler with, here are the best 2022 Black Friday...

Travel Related Stocking Stuffers
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October 27, 2022October 27, 2022

Travel Related Stocking Stuffers

In need of gift inspiration for the jetsetter in your life? Christmas is so close that we can hear those sleigh bells ringing in the distance! If you’re looking to shop on a budget or are in need of some small present ideas, your travel experts at Sundance Vacations came up with a list of...

Sundance Vacations: New Mission Statement and Core Values
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September 23, 2022September 23, 2022

Sundance Vacations: New Mission Statement and Core Values

For over 30 years, Sundance Vacations has been providing high-quality, cost-effective vacations to those who love to travel. Sundance employees are empowered and encouraged to transcend levels of professionalism in accordance with the company’s mission and values by co-founders, John and Tina Dowd. Each department plays an integral role in making sure that each individual...

Best Halloween Travel Mugs on Etsy
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September 20, 2022September 20, 2022

Best Halloween Travel Mugs on Etsy

They’re called “travel mugs” for a reason. You need a warm, cozy companion to store your steamy drinks in when travelling during those chilly months! With Halloween quickly approaching, we want to make sure that you’re appropriately themed for your next spooky Sundance Vacations getaway. Here are a few of the best Halloween travel mugs...

Rare Characters to Meet at Disney World
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September 9, 2022September 9, 2022

Rare Characters to Meet at Disney World

Besides for the innovative rides, delicious food, and enchanting atmosphere, the best part of visiting Walt Disney World is meeting your favorite characters! If you’re looking for new signatures to add to your autograph book, you’ve come to the right place. Here are five rare characters to meet at Disney World while traveling with Sundance...

The Perfect Summer Road Trip Playlists
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September 7, 2022September 7, 2022

The Perfect Summer Road Trip Playlists

Summer time has always been, and probably will always remain, the best season for a road trip. The weather is nice, the sun is shining and that makes for the perfect time to roll the windows down, crank some tunes and feel the fresh air as you slice through it with an open hand. Plus,...

Sundance Vacations & Dowd Family Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Community
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June 15, 2022September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations & Dowd Family Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to the Community

Wilkes-Barre, PA – June 7, 2022 – Sundance Vacations, a leader in making affordable vacations available to everyone, announced today two recent awards that highlight the company’s and its founders’ steadfast commitment to the community. The United Way of Wyoming Valley and the Mauch Chunk Trust Company both presented awards to Sundance Vacations and Tina...

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July 23, 2021September 7, 2022

Booking Using Loyalty Reward Points

Did you know Sundance Vacations can help save you even more money? Let me introduce you to our Loyalty Rewards program! The Sundance Loyalty Rewards program is a favorite benefit among our travelers. It’s a super easy concept and you can earn loyalty points to redeem towards nightly discounts on thousands of different hotels. The...

Customer Testimonial From Skipjack Resort & Marina in Marathon Florida
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January 25, 2019September 7, 2022

Customer Testimonial From Skipjack Resort & Marina in Marathon Florida

I just got back from an amazing trip with Sundance Vacations to Skipjack Resort & Marina in Marathon Florida. Skipjack Resort was perfect for my family of four, and the staff were unbelievably friendly and accommodating! My family loved the rooms and the rustic hardwood floors. It’s always nice to avoid rugs after a long...

DIY Souvenirs
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November 8, 2018September 7, 2022

DIY Souvenirs

When I go on vacation to Florida with Sundance Vacations, I like to use found objects and create something with them that reminds me of my trip when I’m back home. Just like the starfish, (okay, so this one and only this one, I purchased.) For me, creating is my escape from reality. It takes...

Sundance Vacations Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week!
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May 7, 2018September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week!

During the week of May 6-12, National Travel and Tourism Week 2018 celebrates “Travel Then and Now!” Travel Then and Now Even if we weren’t there at the time, many are likely familiar with the landmarks and must see areas of the popular vacation spots. It’s amazing to look back and see how much has changed...

Downoad our app – Sundance Vacations
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September 26, 2017September 7, 2022

Downoad our app – Sundance Vacations

Easily book your travel with the Sundance Vacation’s app! Experience the best of what Sundance Vacations has to offer when you download our app to your phone or tablet. Available for iOS and Android operating systems. Download the free Sundance Vacations App today to browse our destinations and experiences and learn more about your promotional trip....

Fall Leaf Crafts- Fall DIY Decorations by Sundance Vacations
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October 27, 2016September 7, 2022

Fall Leaf Crafts- Fall DIY Decorations by Sundance Vacations

Fall DIY Table Decorations to Remember your Getaway This is the time of the year when many of our Sundance Vacations travelers are coming back from their fall getaways- and what a better way to remember your vacation than by making some great fall leaf crafts out of the foliage you brought back from your...

The 10 Best Travel Apps for 2016
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August 30, 2016September 7, 2022

The 10 Best Travel Apps for 2016

Travel has become another one of the areas of life where technology has blossomed.  Especially in the App store. With smartphones having successfully integrated into just about everything we do during our everyday lives and a seemingly endless catalog of apps out there that will help you get the most of your smartphone, it’s no...

Sundance Vacations: the Benefits of Vacation
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August 3, 2016September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations: the Benefits of Vacation

  Statistics about Vacation Days & Health Benefits So you skipped your annual vacation last year; no big deal. People go on and on about the benefits of vacation days, but how bad could it really be? You’re always swamped at work and leaving for a week seems almost impossible, so you just push it...

Kingii Provides a Cool Way to Stay Safe in the Water
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June 28, 2016September 7, 2022

Kingii Provides a Cool Way to Stay Safe in the Water

What does a lizard and water safety have in common? Well one of this summer’s must-have travel gadgets for safety was inspired by a Chlamydosaurus kingii — a lizard with a frilled neck that expands when the lizard feels it’s in danger — and the product’s maker hopes to get people not only talking about...

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June 3, 2016September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Jello Pretzel Salad

There’s supposedly always room for Jello, right? Well in Utah at least, that statement is true.  Jello, the jiggly fruit-flavored treat, is actually the state snack of the Beehive State. While most people choose to put the gelatin-based dessert in a mold to make shapes or embed fruit within it, there are actually a number...

Flying Camera Drones: Know Before You Buy
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May 31, 2016September 7, 2022

Flying Camera Drones: Know Before You Buy

Aerial Camera Drones on Vacation: Flying Restrictions, Luggage Check-Ins and More So you just saw the stunning phantom drone shots your cousin filmed on his latest trip to Hawaii. The aerial pans show the island from hundreds of feet above the ground and you really feel like you’re in a hot air balloon soaring above...

The Ultimate Guide to Disney Pin Trading and Collecting
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May 24, 2016September 7, 2022

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.  Although pins have been available in one shape or form throughout various Disney parks and...

Is Student Debt Preventing You From Doing the Things You Love?
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May 6, 2016September 7, 2022

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.  Although colleges and universities are credited with broadening the knowledge of today’s youth, there is...

Volunteer Tourism: 3 Exotic Places to Volunteer on Your Next Vacation
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April 13, 2016September 7, 2022

Volunteer Tourism: 3 Exotic Places to Volunteer on Your Next Vacation

Sundance Vacations Destinations, Perfect for Volunteerism/Voluntourism Sundance Vacations predicts a surge in volunteer tourism, sometimes referred to as volunteerism or voluntourism, in late 2016 due to the canonization of Mother Teresa this coming September. Thomas Rosica, a spokesman from The Holy See, stated in late 2015 that the well-renowned Mother Teresa would be declared a Saint...

New ItsEasy Passport App Makes Renewals a Breeze
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February 17, 2016September 7, 2022

New ItsEasy Passport App Makes Renewals a Breeze

A projected 47 million passports are set to begin expiring in 2016 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...

DIY Vacation Countdown for Kids
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November 11, 2015September 7, 2022

DIY Vacation Countdown for Kids

Sundance Vacations: How to Make a Vacation Countdown So you booked your Sundance Vacations‘ trip and are just as excited as your children to get away! But let’s face it, the real hype starts one month before the day you leave for the trip. Instead of simply squeaking a big, red “X” over each passing day...

Best Back to the Future Day Travel Tweets
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October 21, 2015September 7, 2022

Best Back to the Future Day Travel Tweets

Sundance Vacations Celebrates 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! While Marty McFly originally arrives in the past, 1955, in the first installment of the Back to the Future movie, part two...

Orion Travel Tech Wants to Turn Your Luggage into a Billboard
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October 6, 2015September 7, 2022

Orion Travel Tech Wants to Turn Your Luggage into a Billboard

**Update** After receiving a number of emails and questions about the status of this company, I wanted to let everyone know what I know up to this point. As far as I know the company never made it off the ground as many of the advertisers were questioning the actual benefit for the money they...

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs
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August 27, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Hawaii is one of those places that is sunny and fun nearly all-year round. It’s also a destination that is on a lot of people’s travel bucket lists.  To be honest, who can really blame them, the island-destination is a beautiful, tropical paradise that has a plethora of things to do.  That means you can...

AAA Projects Gas Prices Under $2
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August 25, 2015September 7, 2022

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...

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August 6, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: St. Louis Toasted Ravioli

Over the last few weeks we have been taking a culinary adventure through a lot of amazing destinations.  This week, we head to the Show-Me State of Missouri for a local favorite that is great as an appetizer or main dish!  That dish, of course, is St. Louis Toasted Ravioli! Sundance Vacations, which has a...

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Texas Armadillo Eggs
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July 30, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Texas Armadillo Eggs

You may be wondering, “what the heck is a Texas Armadillo Egg?”  Well, it’s this week’s Sundance Vacations Travel Inspired Recipe, but, it is also a delicious appetizer that can add a little heat to any party or get together you are having! Despite the title, these are not actually eggs from Armadillos.  In fact,...

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July 23, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Tipsy Georgia Peaches with Ice Cream

Summertime is here, which means people want to spend less time cooped up in the house and more time outside, enjoying the wonderful weather and making the most of the longer days.  One place no one wants to spend a lot of time during the summer is the hot kitchen!  Many people move their cooking...

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July 16, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Cape Cod Lobster Roll

When you think of New England, one of the first things that comes to mind is Seafood.  More specifically, Lobster. Sundance Vacations has a number of properties in the New England region of the United States and we can ensure that you save a whole bunch of money while checking them out.  From Maine to Cape...

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July 9, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Sonoran Hot Dog

Sundance Vacations wants to know, when you think of Arizona, what comes to mind?  Heat?  Desert? Cacti? The Grand Canyon perhaps? Arizona is well known for the above mentioned, but one thing that may not come to mind right off the bat is the state’s amazing culinary prowess. Located in the southwestern part of the...

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July 2, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: 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.  With major cookout holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day...

Silvercar Seeks to Change the Rental Car Industry
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June 30, 2015September 7, 2022

Silvercar Seeks to Change the Rental Car Industry

Rental cars have long been a way of getting around for many a Sundance Vacation 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...

Sundance Vacations Recipies: Chicken in White Wine Sauce
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June 25, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipies: Chicken in White Wine Sauce

Sundance Vacations is happy to have Upstate New York on our list of awesome destinations.  Nestled in the Finger Lakes region of the Empire State, this location is great all-year round. One of the main attractions that draws people to this area is its affinity towards wine making.  This area has become quite the destination...

Where Does Unclaimed Baggage End Up?
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June 23, 2015September 7, 2022

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.  Occasionally, people have gone through the woes of lost or delayed luggage, but again those are few and far between and the airline...

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June 17, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Costa Rican Black Beans and Rice

Costa Rica is one of Sundance Vacations newest and most exciting destinations!  Our Travelers can now experience Central America and enjoy all the things that it has to offer, including its delicious cuisine! One of the most traditional dishes you will find in Costa Rica is that of Black Beans and Rice.  It is eaten...

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June 17, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Recipes: Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland is certainly one of Sundance Vacations’ more popular destinations on the eastern seaboard.  We offer a number of great accommodations in the state, including places inland, near Oakland, Maryland, and the ever-popular beach destination, Ocean City. When it comes to food, Maryland is known for one thing above all else, the Crab Cake. Although New...

Sundance Vacations Fly Away: A Traveler’s Review
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June 9, 2015September 7, 2022

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...

TSA Drops the Ball on Security Tests
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June 4, 2015September 7, 2022

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 the office of the Inspector General, a group of agents, known as the “Red Team”, conducted random testing at dozens of airports across the country and found...

Crowdfunded Vacation: Travel on Someone Else’s Dime
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April 28, 2015September 7, 2022

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...

Charge Your Electric Car at Sundance Vacations
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April 22, 2015September 7, 2022

Charge Your Electric Car at Sundance Vacations

Editors Note: On Earth Day, it's important to take a look at what's important.  Here at Sundance Vacations, we love traveling and sending our travelers on awesome vacations to some amazing destinations.  The planet that we live on is the object that makes seeing these amazing places possible, so that is why we care so...

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April 14, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations Traveler of the Day

Over the last few months Sundance Vacations has been featuring a different one of our travelers each day in what we call the “Sundance Vacations Traveler of the Day” Contest.  The contest takes place over on the Sundance Vacations Facebook page. Sundance Vacations has thousands of happy travelers and we often receive a number of amazing vacation...

The TSA PreCheck Program
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March 31, 2015September 7, 2022

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.  One...

Must See: The TSA’s Instagram Page
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March 25, 2015September 7, 2022

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...

Sundance Vacations GrandPrize Winner!
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March 16, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations GrandPrize Winner!

Sundance Vacations is more than happy to congratulate the 2014 Grand Prize Winner, from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, for winning the Sundance Vacations Giveaway Grand Prize of $50,000! Migdalia entered the sweepstakes at a local mall after seeing one of our displays. Migdalia received her check for $50,000 at our King of Prussia sales office...

Sundance Vacations, Domestic Violence Service Center Join Forces
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March 10, 2015September 7, 2022

Sundance Vacations, Domestic Violence Service Center Join Forces

Sundance Vacations puts a huge emphasis on giving back to the community.  We love to help out organizations and charities in our communities and have been doing so for many years. We are proud to announce that we will be a corporate sponsor of the 6th Annual Laugh Out Loud Dinner and Comedy Show that...

YouTube Unveils New Kids App
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March 3, 2015September 7, 2022

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...

The Death of the Hotel Minibar
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February 24, 2015September 7, 2022

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...