Reserve Paul Gauguin Cruise by 18/December for 50% Savings & 2 for 1 Airfare from LAX!

November 30, 2009

Tahiti overwater farePaul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the m/s Paul Gauguin - the highest-rated luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific - has announced that the company has been acquired by Pacific Beachcomber, the leading luxury hotel operator in the destination the m/s Paul Gauguin calls home - including the InterContinental Resorts on the islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea. The m/s Paul Gauguin features award-winning itineraries to Tahiti, the Society Islands, Tuamotus, the Cook Islands, Marquesas, Tonga, Fiji, and New Zealand.

You may rest assured that the ship’s all-inclusive value, dedicated officers and crew members, and unparalleled amenities will remain unchanged.

To celebrate the acquisition, Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering Early Booking Savings with unprecedented value. Reserve by December 18, 2009 and save up to 50% plus receive TWO-FOR-ONE Roundtrip airfare from LAX on select cruises!7 nt cruise

Merry Christmas!!

What a great gift to give your sweetie and you don’t even have to go to the Mall!!

Call the Travelgal at 800 644-6659 to reserve your cruise today!



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Teresa is very knowledgeable in travel thru-out the South Pacific

November 29, 2009

Matamanoa IslandBula bula and aloha,
I received a wonderful recommendation from my past Clients and wanted to share with you:

Dear Teresa,
I’ve written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users.

“My wife and I hired Teresa at the recommendation of our friends who had previously used her services. She was very professional and personable. She provided us with vacation options that met our budget and our wishes. Since our trip to the Fiji Islands, we have used her services for a trip to Maui, Hawaii. Teresa is very knowledgeable of the travel destinations in the South Pacific and Hawaii. We have had zero issues with her work and the travel documents she provides. I don’t always use a travel agent however when I do, it’s always Teresa.”
Service Category: Travel Agent
Year first hired: 2007 (hired more than once)
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

NOTE: Matt & his wife celebrated their honeymoon on the private island of Matamanoa Island, located in the Fiji Islands.

Matamanoa Island is a lovely little island, extremely affordable, beautiful white sand beaches and caters to just 20 couples in beachfront bures (cottages). [Read more]

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Upcountry Maui - No Snorkel Shops & Tourist Traps

November 21, 2009

Kula lodge mapLast week I shut down my computer, turned off the office lights and joined my friend from the mainland in exploring Maui - my island home.

I am “lucky I live Hawaii” and need to take advantage of all the sights and beauty the island has to offer. I have lived here 20 years and still have not seen/done everything.

We began our adventure by heading “upcountry” - up Haleakala Crater to enjoy the beauty of the rolling hills, cows & horses as well as the small towns of Makawao and Paia.

After cruising around - (I tell people just drive up the hill and try to get lost - its an island, the road goes in a circle! ) we planned our trip to dine at the Kula Lodge Restaurant. On the weekends the Kula Lodge Garden Terrace features a wood fired oven baking some of the best pizza on the island. Be sure to sit outside in the garden where the views of the entire west side of Maui are spectacular!

Kula Lodge is a small, rustic & romantic hideaway that was built in the 1940’s as a private residence. Kula Lodge and Restaurant hugs the mountainside and blends with the astonishing ambience of Upcountry Maui.

The area on Maui known as Kula is the undiscovered Maui, like an unexpected gift that is a joy toProtea Flowers open for the adventurous traveler willing to get off the beach and explore the island. You won’t find tourist traps or snorkel shops. Instead you will find a peaceful and relaxing area of Maui where the Protea flowers are absolutely huge, there is virtually no traffic and life moves at a slow pace.

Kula Lodge also features the Curtis Wilson Cost Art Gallery as well as Kula Marketplace which is filled with local crafts, locally grown vegetables and home made gifts. Plan on spending a few relaxing hours meandering around the destination known as Kula Lodge. The ultimate treat would be to stay overnight at Kula Lodge. Five rustic chalets are available for rent and are a great starting point to begin your journey to the sunrise at Haleakala National Park or end your roadtrip after visiting Hana or Maui’s Ulupalakua Winery.

Call the TravelGal at 800 644-6659 for more details.

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We Loved Kauai Island Private Home Rental!

November 21, 2009

Teresa found the most wonderful beach front house for our week in Kauai. She made our trip absolutely perfect and we will use her services again for our next vacation.

Susan, Alison & Michael

Aliomanu Sands

This charming, oceanfront home is located on one of Kauai’s most beautiful beaches. Vaulted ceilings add a spacious feel and the large lanai, accessible from both the great room and the master bedroom, faces the magnificent Pacific Ocean. Step outside for a closer view of nature’s splendor and tropical island breezes will caress you. Relax to the soothing sounds of the sea while you take in this splendid vista.

Step outdoors to a white sand beach and the expansive Pacific Ocean. Lounge on the warm sand, sip a cool beverage and take a leisurely stroll along the water’s edge. Playful dolphins may delight you with their antics and the occasional sailboat in the distance could divert your attention. The tranquil surroundings of this special home invite peaceful moments.

Tempting menus abound at the many retaurants located in neighboring towns. A wide variety of cuisine, including fresh seafood, Italian, Japanese, Pacific Rim, Chinese, Mexican and vegetarian, is offered.

Activities nearby include swimming, snorkeling, fishing, surfing, windsurfing, horseback riding, hiking, shopping, tennis and golf. Non-smoking. 2BR/2BA. Sleeps 4.

If you too would like to rent a private home - at a great price - in Hawaii
Call Me at 1-800-644-6659
Your ‘See the South Pacific Specialist’ at Luxury Hideaways

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