New York Times Travel Show – Book your own flight to Cuba!

NYTimes travel showThis past weekend I attend the New York Times Travel Show in one of my favorite cities.  I love New York!  This is the largest travel show in North America and it was impressive.  I can hardly wait for next year’s event.

Here are the highlights of what I learned from the seminars, exhibits, vendors, etc…


You can take yourself.  No Group required.  No special visa required.  Identify travel activities in one of the 12 categories.  As Arthur Frommer the “grandfather of travel” says  book your own flight.


Best airfare prices

  • Domestic travel book at miminum 57 days advance
  • International travel book at minimum 171 days advance
  • Sunday is cheapest day of the week to purchase average 19% lower
  • Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday are the cheapest days to fly
  • & consistently showed lowest airfare prices

2016 Top Destinations

  • Colombia – new airline from Miami called Viva Colombia with low prices
  • Iceland
  • Chennai & Kerala India
  • Canada – amazing exchange rate!
  • Japan – amazing exchange rate!
  • Champagne France – amazing exchange rate and drink real champagne all day!
  • Celebrate 100th anniversary of National Parks
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Washington DC
  • Russia – amazing exchange rate!


Seek your adventure!

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