Europe: Three Reasons You Should Go Right Now!

European travel is back and more popular than ever. Our team of travel experts have seen a definite increase in clients requesting European vacations. Why is it such a great time to plan a visit overseas? More for Your MoneyThe US dollar is much stronger abroad than a few years ago. Better exchange rates against the euro, British pound, and other European currencies means your travel budget can stretch a little farther. Fantastic Flights Lower fuel prices and more competition from low-cost carriers is making it easier to find transatlantic airfare options that don’t break the bank. The increase in…
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Travel Resolutions for 2018

New year, new adventures! Not all new year’s resolutions need to be focused on changing who you are. Instead, focus on where you are. As you look ahead to the new year, don’t forget to think about your travel goals! To inspire your next journey, our travel agents have some tips for you! Try a New Type of Travel The most obvious idea is to visit a new destination, but another way to add excitement is by changing how you travel. Swap your ocean cruise for an all-inclusive resort stay, or a try a river cruise instead. If you’re normally…
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12 Honeymoon Planning Tips

It’s the time of year when we have the pleasure of meeting many soon-to-be-spouses. After so much detailed planning for the best day of your lives, you earn the ultimate escape–a honeymoon. For many couples, their honeymoon is the first exotic adventure together. Encompass the World Travel agents are experts at making your honeymoon dreams a reality. Here are 12 tips from our experts that will ensure your honeymoon experience is romantic, memorable, and completely stress-free!   1. Start planning early (9-12 months in advance) and enlist the help of Encompass the World Travel as your travel professionals.       2….
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California Wildfires Affecting Travelers

California’s wildfires are continuing to devastate homes, neighborhoods, families, and wine country farm land. The tragedy continues as wind gusts are picking up with no rain in sight. There are current warnings that the roaring flames could merge creating an even bigger beast. Many California natives have been urged to leave their homes and businesses. Our hearts break for the families who live in California and everyone affected by the devastating circumstances. Many families own and operate winery establishments that have inherited the business through multiple generations. Our hope for these families is that they can overcome these challenges. FEMA…
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Encompass the World Travel Agent Explores Peru

Earlier this month, Encompass the World travel agent, Lois Holben, had the pleasure of taking an 8-day escorted tour through Peru and Machu Picchu. All expectations of her experienced tour operator, Tauck Tours, were exceeded. Lois, her husband, and her close friends were amazed by the detail of their tours, the views of Peru and Machu Picchu, and their multiple resort stays. As a first-time traveler to this destination, Lois was unsure of what exactly to expect. But the result was so much more than she could have imagined. Lois shared, “Visiting Peru and Machu Picchu had always been on…
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