Booking a vacation can be extremely stressful if you approach it the DIY way. With so much information available on the internet, you can literally spend hours in front of a computer jumping from one site to another searching for the best vacation to end up only frustrated with more unanswered questions.
Save time, money and a whole lot of headaches by using a travel advisor. Rusty Pettit with Cruise Planners, an official American Express Travel Representative, located right here in Pittsburgh, can provide you with everything you need to book a perfect vacation: packing necessities, various modes of transportation, early booking discounts, special fares for active and Veteran military members, hot deals and most importantly be your personal advocate.
From cruises and resorts to land tours and completely packaged vacations, even Disney planning - Rusty specializes in all types of travel and will create an unforgettable vacation just for you. Travel is his passion - let him do the work for you!
Here are just a few of the great deals Rusty has researched currently available for military members and their families:
Sandals®Resorts,the world’s only Luxury Included® Vacation for two people in love, now offers military couples an additional 10% savings, year-round, when you book a stay at any of their 15 spectacular Sandals Resorts. Spend time with the one you love on a romantic getaway with every conceivable luxury.From specialty dining,watersports,golf and unlimited premium spirits to elegantly appointed suites,many with personal butlers ervice,and the world-class RedLane® Spa, you’ll experience why Sandals Resorts is voted “World’s Best”year after year.
Beaches® Resorts is proud to honor the me nand women who serve our country. They invite you to enjoy a fun-filled Luxury Included® Vacation with an additional 10% savings*,when you book a stay at any Beaches Resort on the exotic islands of Turks & Caicos or Jamaica. After all, you and your family deserve it! At Beaches,they understand that spending time with family is the greatest luxury of all. From exciting new SesameStreet® stage shows and activities for your little ones,to the Xbox Play Lounge and Liquid night club for teens and tweens, to the relaxing white-sand beach,unlimited land and watersports, up to 19 world-class restaurants, and the exclusive RedLane® Spa—the whole family wil lexperience the ultimate adventure in paradise!
Special onboard credit for Military Personnel! In appreciation for those who have served, Princess Cruises is please to extend this special year-round offer when you book a cruise with Princess Cruises: Veterans, retired, and active-duty personnel can receive up to $250 in FREE onboard spending on a ny cruise, anytime of year. It's money you can use any way you want on a cruise with Princess - for shore excursions, speciality dining, shopping and more. Apply the offer at any time - before or after you book, once registered and qualifieid, this offer applies to any and all future cruises. No other cruise line makes such an offer.
IT’S AN HONOR TO SERVE YOU IN APPRECIATION OF YOUR SERVICE, WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER YOU:
• Exclusive 10% discount or more on Balcony staterooms, 5% discount or more on Interior and Ocean View
• Book multiple staterooms with your discount • 100% future cruise credit for redeployment (C ANCELLATION MUST BE DONE WITHIN 15 DAYS OF THE CRUISE DEPARTURE AND FUTURE CRUISE CREDIT IS GOOD FOR TWO YEARS FROM C ANCELLATION.)**
• Kids sail free***
• Best value in cruising * Interior and Ocean View discounts are 5% and Balcony discounts are 10%.
Government fees and taxes (GFT) per person for all sailing guests are additional. A discount of up to 10% (MSC Club discount not combinable) is applicable to all retired and active U.S. & Canadian Military personnel, spouses, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children, all retired and active Military personnel, including U.S.Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard, Army Reserve and Department of Defense personnel as well as to all Government employees such as: Teachers, Police Officers, Firefighters, and employees of Federal Express, DHL Worldwide Express and United Parcel Service (UPS). Discounted rates are available to all retired or currently employed eligible guests, their spouse, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children. Qualifying guests must present an I.D. badge from their respective company at the time of booking.
** If a member of the United States Armed Forces or Canadian Armed Forces can no longer travel due to redeployment or revocation of leave – MSC Cruises will issue a full cruise credit for use on a future sail date. Must be verified by letter from commanding officer. Ships’ registry: Panama.
*** Kids sail free: Children 11 & under sail free as 3rd/4th guest in same stateroom as two paying adults on selected sailings and/or pricing.
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