Category: Travel Advice

This Is How You Plan A Sober Vacation
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October 10, 2017October 25, 2017

This Is How You Plan A Sober Vacation

You deserve some time off. You fought hard to become sober, but more importantly, you won. You beat your addiction. Since many people never get that far, you deserve a nice vacation. However, you know this is just the beginning of a new journey. Addiction recovery doesn’t just end one day. It’s a long process...

Must Play Golf Courses in South Carolina
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October 4, 2017October 25, 2017

Must Play Golf Courses in South Carolina

Sundance Vacations Best Places to Golf With South Carolina having over 450 golf courses to choose from, you can tell it would be hard to choose the best course. Having properties in Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach, we narrowed it down to some of the top favorable courses by those properties! Hilton Head Hilton Head...

Downoad our app – Sundance Vacations
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September 26, 2017October 4, 2017

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....

The Perfect Adrenaline Junkie Florida Vacation
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August 22, 2017August 22, 2017

The Perfect Adrenaline Junkie Florida Vacation

Blood flowing, heart pumping.. Are you scared, are you nervous? No, you’re loving every second as you’re free falling through the sky. You might have a parachute, but still that feeling is unforgettable. Do you seek and crave thrills and adventure that give you a rush like no other? Well until the next rush? Check...

2017 Solar Eclipse
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August 14, 2017October 11, 2017

2017 Solar Eclipse

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is just a week away! Checkout which Sundance Vacations resorts will have the best views! Its been 38 years since the last solar eclipse happened in America, but 99 years since the last total solar eclipse, and on August 21, 2017 it will happen again! A total eclipse is when the...

You Got Sunburn. Now What?
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July 20, 2017September 7, 2017

You Got Sunburn. Now What?

You lie in the sun hoping to get a golden tan, but instead you end up looking like a lobster that’s been left in the pot too long… What is sunburn? Sunburn is a sign that the DNA in your skin has been damaged by too much UV radiation. Getting sunburn, just once every 2...

How to Prepare for the Sun!
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July 12, 2017September 7, 2017

How to Prepare for the Sun!

Almost everyone has heard that too much sun is bad for you, but do you know why? Scientifically speaking, it’s too much ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or sunbeds that is bad for you. But what is UV? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a type of radiation that is produced by the sun and some...

8 Ways to Avoid a Summer Cold from Sundance Vacations
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July 5, 2017September 7, 2017

8 Ways to Avoid a Summer Cold from Sundance Vacations

Most people think of the common cold as a winter problem. But make no mistake, you can definitely catch a summer cold, too. The sneezing, sniffling, and aches that accompany it can be as miserable if not more so when you’re traveling, or when it’s nice outside and you don’t want to be cooped up indoors. A...

Where to see Fireworks in the Northeast on the Fourth of July
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June 28, 2017September 7, 2017

Where to see Fireworks in the Northeast on the Fourth of July

For as long as Americans remember, we’ve always celebrated the Fourth of July with beautiful firework shows in public and residential areas. But why do we celebrate Independence Day with thousands of small explosions? On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of...

Travel Documents- What You Need to Know
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June 20, 2017September 7, 2017

Travel Documents- What You Need to Know

Do You Have All Your Travel Documents? Over 2017, there have been some changes to air travel regulations, and some things worth learning about your travel documents. Even beyond this past year, there are some rules and regulations that are easy to overlook. With all this talk about the REAL ID act and the trouble...

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June 15, 2017October 9, 2017

Vaping on Vacation?

6 Tourism Destinations That Have Banned Vaping If you vape, traveling with your mod or your e-pen kit has got to come up at some time. After all, everyone deserves a vacation, and with the popularity of vaping and vaporizers, at some point the question has got to come up: where can I vape? If...

Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in April, May or June 2016
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February 24, 2016October 11, 2017

Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in April, May or June 2016

When to Travel to Disney in 2016 with Sundance Vacations Sundance Vacations knows that there is something undeniably special about Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Families flock all year long to Epcot, The Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and all over Disney World to experience the legendary destination. So, if you have ever...

10 Tips for Saving Money on Rental Cars
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July 8, 2015October 10, 2017

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...

YouTube Unveils New Kids App
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March 3, 2015October 11, 2017

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...

Vacation Fitness: Keep Your Resolution!
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February 17, 2015October 10, 2017

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. Did...

Deflate Gate: Travel Edition
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January 22, 2015August 7, 2017

Deflate Gate: Travel Edition

With all this Deflate Gate business going on this week and especially today, Sundance Vacations thought that we should weigh-in on the subject! As you may know, as it has been in the news recently, the New England Patriots football team of the National Football League (NFL) stands accused of purposely deflating footballs during the American...

10 Holiday Gifts for Travelers – 2014
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December 18, 2014November 18, 2016

10 Holiday Gifts for Travelers – 2014

As the holiday season is in full swing, many are still struggling with the question of what gifts to get for the people on their holiday shopping list.  With just a handful of shopping days left before gifts are exchanged, Sundance Vacations wants to make sure that you have the traveler in your life covered!...

10 Tips for a Holiday Road Trip
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November 18, 2014August 7, 2017

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...

10 International Travel Tips for First-Timers
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November 17, 2014August 7, 2017

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...

Thanksgiving Travel Tips
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November 11, 2014October 11, 2017

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.  With roadways backed up and flights packed during this busy time for the travel industry, it’s no wonder that it can make for a stressful time for...

7 Lucky Tips for First-Time Cruise Takers
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November 5, 2014August 7, 2017

7 Lucky Tips for First-Time Cruise Takers

There can be a number of questions for the first-time cruise taker and honestly, a lot of them can be solved just by being prepared for what’s coming.  Check out these seven “lucky” tips for first-timers and pretty soon you’ll be sailing like a pro.  1. Try and Arrive to the Port City a Day Early...

Sundance Vacations – Vacationing with Children
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June 11, 2014August 8, 2017

Sundance Vacations – Vacationing with Children

The U.S. Travel Association recently released a new survey, “Family Vacations Create Lasting Memories” by Harris Interactive, which found that most adults say their most vivid childhood memories are of family vacations. Children who were part of the survey said they enjoy vacation time with parents and grandparents. The U.S. Travel survey also appears to...

Sundance Vacations – Cruise Ship Safety
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June 4, 2014August 8, 2017

Sundance Vacations – Cruise Ship Safety

In the travel business, especially when it comes to traveling the wide-open seas, the question that seems to crop up the most is “Are cruise ships safe?” It’s one of the most common questions from cruise-ship travel veterans and first-timers alike. This is due to recent tragic occurrences such as fires aboard the Carnival Triumph and Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the...

Six Tips For Better Vacation Photos
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October 31, 2013August 11, 2017

Six Tips For Better Vacation Photos

Photography has become ubiquitous in every aspect of our lives. Cameras can be found in our phones, computers, and other devices that would not have even been considered only a few years ago. With all of this opportunity to take photographs, how does one better harness it to capture the best possible images during vacations...

5 Travel Tips to Enjoy Great Vacations
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October 16, 2013August 11, 2017

5 Travel Tips to Enjoy Great Vacations

Vacations are the time to relax, unwind and finally do everything that you’ve ever wanted. While having fun seems pretty straightforward, there are ways of ensuring that your vacation is the best it can be. Follow these five tips to enhance your time at any destination! 1. Decide What to Bring You don’t have to bring...

5 Tips to Prevent Losing Your Luggage
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June 17, 2013August 14, 2017

5 Tips to Prevent Losing Your Luggage

We’ve all experienced the headache of losing our luggage. You step off the plane all excited about the possibilities of the week ahead, you walk down to baggage claim, anxious to get started on your trip, then you realize that your bag didn’t come. Every other member of your family has got their bag and...

How to Take Travel Photographs Like A Pro
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May 15, 2013August 14, 2017

How to Take Travel Photographs Like A Pro

Everyone has seen them – the photos taken while on vacation by a friend, colleague or family member that turn out looking like they are straight out of a travel magazine. Jealousy and reasoning are two most common things that you might feel when you see those pictures. “Jealousy,” as in you wish you had...

Some Quick Tips to Stay Healthy While Flying
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April 2, 2013August 14, 2017

Some Quick Tips to Stay Healthy While Flying

Airplanes are germ magnets. It’s a combination of the recycled air and the other passengers that make it easy to get sick while flying from place to place. This is especially unpleasant when you are going on vacation – no one wants to spend their week away from home hacking, sneezing, coughing and pounding cold...

The Secret of Successful Vacation Planning
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March 25, 2013August 14, 2017

The Secret of Successful Vacation Planning

There are two ways to plan a vacation: the right way and the wrong way. One (can you guess which?) leads to having a very successful, relaxing and enjoyable vacation, while the other results in stress, angst and not much fun at all. Over-planning things, as well as under-planning them, can both lead to a...

The Secret Of Packing Light
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March 15, 2013August 14, 2017

The Secret Of Packing Light

Don’t let the experts fool you — packing light is more of a skill than an art form. This means that just about anyone can do it, with a little practice and few tips. It all starts with proper planning, meaning that you need to make sure that only the essentials go into your suitcase,...

The Best Way To Visit The Top Budget Travel Destinations Of 2013
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March 5, 2013August 14, 2017

The Best Way To Visit The Top Budget Travel Destinations Of 2013

There’s no better time than right now, during this cold weather we’ve been having, to start planning early and saving for your summer 2013 vacation.  Give yourself something to look forward to, and get ahead of the game so that you are prepared when summer finally does arrive. The Editors of Budget Travel Magazine recently...

The Five Best Family Attractions In Myrtle Beach
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November 28, 2012August 14, 2017

The Five Best Family Attractions In Myrtle Beach

  A family vacation spent in Myrtle Beach is likely to feature playtime on a sandy shore, a thrilling adventure in an amusement park and an educational experience while visiting the destination’s historical sites. Five of the best Myrtle Beach attractions are: Beaches The South Carolina destination features the Grand Strand, which has over 60...

US to launch trusted traveler program this fall
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June 23, 2011August 16, 2017

US to launch trusted traveler program this fall

As a member of the US Travel Association we’ve been following the association’s efforts to launch a trusted traveler program for airline screening.  Yahoo news reported on the potential launch of the trusted traveler program for this fall. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110622/us_nm/us_usa_security_aviation TSA has been under pressure to improve the security screening process and create a program for...

Healthy choices while on vacation!
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June 15, 2011August 15, 2017

Healthy choices while on vacation!

After a week on vacation I feel 10 pounds heavier than when I left.  Here are some helpful tips to eating healthy while on vacation. Eat light during the day so you can enjoy dinner out! DO NOT BUY OREOS! (or the junk food of your craving) Have plenty of fruit available Eat 1 piece...

Trusted Traveler, Regular and Risk – Who? What? Where are the Answers?
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February 17, 2011August 16, 2017

Trusted Traveler, Regular and Risk – Who? What? Where are the Answers?

As discussed in a previous blog post the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) is under a lot of pressure to implement a program to alleviate unnecessary screenings for trusted and respected travelers. As the TSA works tirelessly on finding a way to create an adequate and efficient traveler trust program, a few articles have already started...

Saving Money On Your Next Disney Trip!
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September 29, 2010August 16, 2017

Saving Money On Your Next Disney Trip!

Jayne Clark from the USAToday recently authored a story “How to get the most out of a Disney/Universal park visit”.  This is a topic of great importance among the tens of thousands of Sundance Vacations travelers.  The article recommends the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World written by Bob Sehlinger.   Some of Sehlinger’s money saving...