Avalon Waterways coming to Murrells Inlet!

Avalon Waterways is coming to Murrells Inlet for an exclusive TipsForShips.com presentation! Hosted by Eric Kelly of Avalon Waterways and Michael Graham of MGA Travel.

CRUISING ELEVATED.

Innovative, transformative, original. Avalon Waterways has redefined cruising by going against the Read more

Michael transitioning to Management Role

After many years of operating our company and simultaneously being a front-line travel advisor, Michael Graham will now move away from the advisor role to better manage MGA Travel.

The point of this change is that we are expanding Read more

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

Cell phone use while traveling abroad

You’ve had your trip planned for months. Maybe you’ve never traveled internationally before or it has been a while. Suddenly you wonder: how do I stay in touch with friends & family? Does my phone plan include international calls? Read more

Nile River Cruise

Will travel agents be replaced by Machines?

Occasionally I am asked (by those that are not in the know) why someone would choose to utilize the services of a travel agent when the ability to book travel is easily accessed via the internet. Thirty years ago Read more

Allianz Travel Insurance During the Pandemic

Travel insurance is not the sexiest topic in travel, but it is one of the most important. To some travelers, they think it sounds like the extended warranty on an electronics purchase. Or they believe their credit card will Read more

River Cruise Bible now available on Amazon

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

Which is the best cruise line? Watch now as the Top 10 Small Ship brands go head 2 head!

Plus our Expert Panel takes a deep dive into Omicron, Covid, Sailing protocols, Masks, Quarantine, restrictions, SeaSickness and more!

Sure there are tons of huge ocean cruises, but would you like to know more about SMALL SHIPS? These are Read more

To be or not to be a traveler in ’22

In the last few weeks, our agency has been getting questions such as the one below, posed yesterday from two of our longtime clients.

Lastly, we’re seriously re-thinking taking either of the Avalon or Tauck river cruises since we’re Read more

Our phone number is 843-279-0310

If you still have our legacy phone number of 843-732-2582 please correct your records, it is now defunct.

Michael testing our new phones

Please note our website address is www.mgatravel.com and our advisors email addresses are as follows:

Michael Read more