Category: Travel News

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

Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in April, May or June 2016
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February 24, 2016September 21, 2016

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...

New ItsEasy Passport App Makes Renewals a Breeze
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February 17, 2016September 20, 2016

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...

Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in January, February, or March 2016
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January 11, 2016September 21, 2016

Planning Your Walt Disney World Package in January, February, or March 2016

When to Go On Your Sundance Vacations Disney World Trip in 2016- Disney Events Sundance Vacations travelers absolutely love bringing their families to a very magical place near Orlando, Florida year after year, and it’s no surprise why. Disney World is the place where dreams come true! Your children are sure to be captivated by...

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October 6, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

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June 30, 2015June 9, 2017

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...

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June 11, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

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June 4, 2015November 18, 2016

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, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

The TSA PreCheck Program
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March 31, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

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March 25, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

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March 18, 2015November 18, 2016

10 Best Travel Apps for 2015

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...

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March 3, 2015November 18, 2016

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...

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February 24, 2015November 18, 2016

The Death of the Hotel Minibar

Are the days of the hotel minibar soon to be gone? lthough 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...

Is Bitcoin the New Travel Currency?
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February 3, 2015November 18, 2016

Is Bitcoin the New Travel Currency?

Have you heard of Bitcoin? Maybe you have, or maybe you haven’t, but for the last six years it has been making quite a stir. Bitcoin is a virtual currency that allows its users to make transactions Peer to Peer (P2P), avoiding bank and credit card company fees in the process. Recently, some very large...

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January 21, 2015November 18, 2016

Will Falling Gas Prices Fuel Travel?

Gas prices affect the cost of the goods we buy, how we heat our homes and especially, how often we travel throughout the year.  With prices dropping, quite significantly I might add, the question is, has this decrease helped the travel industry and travelers themselves? Just a little under a year ago the average price...

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November 13, 2014November 18, 2016

Are Vacations Becoming a Thing of the Past?

A recent study funded by the U.S. Travel Association shows that over the last decade, Americans are taking less vacation days per year than they formerly did. According to the study, done by Oxford Economics, the average American with paid time off (PTO) has only been using 16 of a possible 20.9 available days.  Between...

Hefty Airline Taxes Prompt Movement for Transparency
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October 27, 2014November 18, 2016

Hefty Airline Taxes Prompt Movement for Transparency

In an effort to help keep airline tickets affordable and enhance the overall travel experience, there is a movement afoot to create a National Airline Policy. A chief proponent of such a policy is Gary Kelly, chairman, president and CEO of Southwest Airlines. Kelly firmly believes there are a number of components that should be...

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March 19, 2014November 18, 2016

Study: Unused Time Off Hurts Our Economy – Sundance Vacations

Oxford Economics recently completed a survey entitled “An Assessment of Paid Time Off in the U.S.” and the study reveals many interesting statistics and how they affect the nation’s travel/vacation industry. The research focuses exclusively on vacation and personal days. Oxford Economics is one of the world’s leading providers of economic analysis, forecasts and consulting...