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Palladium Vallarta Family Selection Day 1

I’m starting off 2021 with a week long visit to the beautiful Palladium Vallarta all-inclusive resort! I’ve been upgraded to the Family Selection part of the resort which has exclusive benefits for adults and kids. The Family Selection Program with the Palladium Hotel Group raises the bar, with unique family …

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Covid testing for international travelers

In preparation to flying to Puerto Vallarta soon, I received the email below from Southwest Airlines regarding Covid testing when I fly back to the USA: ENTRY TO U.S. TRAVEL MANDATE: Beginning January 26, 2021, the United States Government is requiring special procedures for flights arriving in the United States for Passengers …

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The Cruise Genius is visiting Palladium Vallarta

In 2020, I had the opportunity to visit TRS Yucatán, TRS Coral, TRS Turquesa, TRS Cap Cana, Grand Palladium Colonial, Costa Mujeres and Palace. 2021 is starting off with a visit to Palladium Vallarta. We all know that cruising has been paused due to COVID-19. As reported by Cruise Radio, …

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How are antigen tests different than PCR tests?

  Recently, the CDC has mandated that international airline passengers arriving in the U.S. must have a negative COVID test, or proof they have recovered from COVID. I wanted to share an article detailing the difference between the antigen test, and the more costly PCR test. “WHAT TYPES OF TEST …

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Southwest Airlines giving employees free COVID vaccinations

News outlets are reporting that Southwest Airlines is giving their employees free COVID vaccinations. Clearly, this will give Southwest customers peace of mind when flying. “Jan 21 (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it would vaccinate its employees against COVID-19 for free once a vaccine has been made …

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Top Travel Stress Points

You know it, I know it, and the Mayo Clinic knows that stress is harmful to your health. I wanted to share a few travel stress points that I’ve seen and experienced 1st hand! Documents Hopefully you will remember to check the expiration date on your passport and drivers license …

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PALLADIUM HOTEL GROUP RESPONDS TO NEW CDC TRAVEL GUIDELINES

As you know, I’ve visited many Palladium Hotel Group and TRSHotels over the last few months. You also probably know that during my recent interview on Channel 4 in Jacksonville,  I mentioned the new CDC requirement for international travel. Here’s a recent press release issued by the Palladium Hotel Group, …

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The Cruise Genius discusses international travel

The CDC recently mandated that Americans flying back from overseas destinations must get a COVID test, or they will be barred from returning to the United States. As I mentioned in my interview, I believe it’s important to keep traveling safely! Here are a few Q and A’s from a …

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