Black Friday Savings with Encompass the World Travel

The teams at Encompass the World Travel and Westlake Travel are excited to share the joys and blessings of the autumn season with you. This week concludes with two special holidays that our team loves celebrating with our friends and family: Thanksgiving warms our hearts and the hustle-and-bustle of Black Friday energizes us. As the gift-giving festivities begin this season, we appreciate you keeping our small business in mind. Today, and everyday, we are thankful for you. This year, we especially hold gratitude in our hearts because you have continued to follow our exciting journey as we moved offices, added team members, and continued to…
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How You Can Spend a Perfect Day at CocoCay

This post is sponsored by Travel Leaders Network. Over the last year, Royal Caribbean has been working hard to revamp its private island in the Bahamas. Now that it is officially open to cruisers, you may be wondering how you can spend a Perfect Day at CocoCay. Home to the Tallest and Largest Found in CocoCay’s Thrill WaterparkSM, Daredevil’s PeakSM rises 135 feet over the island, making it the tallest water slide in North America. If you are looking for a tamer way to slide away the day, the park has twelve other water slides to choose from. After experiencing…
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Client Appreciation Week - Oct 14-18

It’s Client Appreciation Week

It’s no secret: We love travel. We love helping you travel. We hold deep gratitude in our hearts for the opportunities that God has blessed us with since our business opening in 1986. To show our sincere appreciation, Encompass the World Travel/Westlake Travel will be dedicating a week to celebrate our clients and our travel partners. We’ll be showcasing our top preferred travel partners while highlighting our favorite products and destinations. Client Appreciation Week begins October 14, and we are excited to share some exclusive surprises with you. Our valued clients: Thank you for your loyalty to our business. When…
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8 Tips for Smooth Holiday Travel

Traveling in the middle of the busy holiday season can turn even the most seasoned traveler into a Grinch.  Whether you are flying, driving, or riding to your destination, these 8 tips for smooth holiday travel can make the trip less stressful. Confirm Reservations – Don’t let a schedule change or computer glitch jeopardize your travel plans.  Confirm the details of all reservations 24-48 hours before you travel.  Verify all flight or route schedules, check pickup times and locations for transportation, and contact your hotel to review room requests. Check In Online – Whether you’re flying, cruising, or even staying…
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Spooktacular Halloween Destinations

For many people, traveling for the holidays sparks images of crowded airports and last-minute flights to be home in time to carve the turkey or unwrap a gift. But, with so many wonderfully wicked destinations across the globe, Halloween is one holiday you may want to consider traveling for. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to pack your bags, and plan your costume! Hawaiian Islands While Hawaiian Islands may not be the first place you think of for a Halloween haunt, there are many opportunities to get into the spooky spirit. There are festivities for all ages, like the…
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