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River Cruise Bible

This is your guide to finding the river cruise that is exactly right for you. From Europe to Asia to the USA, there are many different cruise lines, often with vastly different pricing. The River Cruise Bible gives comprehensive comparisons between the major river cruise lines and explains what they share in common and how they differ. Arm yourself with this book to save money and ensure the best experience when booking your cruise. You will find out how to navigate tricky advertising gimmicks, which is the best river, how to properly book a river cruise... Read more

The MGA Planning + Process Checklist

What can you expect when you hire MGA Travel to professionally plan your vacation and handle the lifecycle of your journey until your return home? Read more

Why Take A River Cruise?

Unless you have had your head buried in the sand for the past couple of years, you are probably aware that River Cruising has become increasingly popular. Most commonly thought of in Europe, on the Rhine, Danube, Seine, Douro Read more

How to get the Right Cabin on your next River Cruise

Cabin type (or category) is an important factor in deciding on which river cruise line is for you. All claim to have the best cabins of course, and there is quite a bit of innovation among the different companies. Even if you have decided on which line, there can be quite a cost & experiential difference depending on the cabin category you select... Read more

An Update on Our River Cruise Partnerships

Dear Valued Clients,

We hope this message finds you well and excited about your upcoming travel adventures. At MGA Travel, your peace of mind and satisfaction with your travel experiences are our top priorities. We want to address recent Read more

Cruising – What are “guaranteed” cabins?

UPDATE: It is important to be aware of the downsides of booking a guaranteed cabin: one of these is the risk of being bumped from an overbooked cruise. While not extremely common, it is a possibility. Anecdotal reports of Read more

Looking for a Career in Travel?

Join Us at MGA Travel – Become a Travel Investment Advisor

Are you passionate about exploring the world and guiding others to do the same? At MGA Travel, our mission goes beyond planning trips; we create life-enhancing journeys. As Read more

Navigating Electrical Challenges Abroad: A Guide for US Travelers

Traveling abroad is an adventure, but it can come with unexpected challenges, especially when it comes to using electronic devices. As a U.S. citizen traveling internationally, you’ll need to navigate the world of electrical adapters, converters, and wattage limitations Read more

Uncovering Mistake Fares: Flying for Less

Have you ever stumbled upon an unbelievably cheap flight and wondered if it was too good to be true? Welcome to the world of ‘Mistake Fares’ – a hidden gem in the travel industry that can turn your dream Read more

The 25 Cent Travel Hack

This hack is an effective way to check if your freezer has maintained its temperature while you were away.

How It Works

  1. Prepare the Cup: Fill a plastic or flexible cup halfway with water.
  2. Freeze It: Place Read more

Preemptively Using In-Airport Hotels to Mitigate Airline Issues

Navigating the complexities of modern air travel can often be a stressful endeavor, making the foresight of planning overnight stays an essential strategy for a seamless journey. By opting for a restful stopover at an airport hotel, not only Read more

What is the Bon Voyage Hot List?

It’s a collection of world-class escorted journeys around the world.

When you join one of our pre-planned Bon Voyage Hot List trips, the planning has already been done so any additional professional fees are waived!

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Princess Cruises In-Person Presentation WH25

This took place on Jan 18th @ 1:00pm but you can view the recording here:

Seasons Clubhouse Prince Creek West, 136 Grand Cypress Way, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

🛳️ Dive into the Winter Heart 2025 with Princess Cruises! 🌴

Here Read more

Can Seniors See The World?

I originally published this story in Senior Life September 4th, 2023.

I’m not certain if I qualify as a “senior” in my 50’s, but I want to continue to travel more than ever in the years to come.  I Read more

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