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Travel Leaders Network

Jolly Mon Vacations and River Cruise Guru are proud to be affiliated with the brand new Travel Leaders Network! Travel Leaders Network — one powerful force to help us compete even more effectively for the hearts and minds of the traveling … Continue reading

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Why I love CIE Tours

For tours of Ireland and the United Kingdom, I love to recommend CIE Tours. I’ve personally toured with CIE on itineraries covering Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland. An escorted coach tour with CIE Tours can be a great way … Continue reading

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Larson of Jolly Mon Vacations Earns CTC

NEWSBRIEF: Larson of Jolly Mon Vacations Earns CTC Peter Larson, owner of Jolly Mon Vacations in Grand Forks, ND, has recently earned the Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) designation from The Travel Institute. This designation is awarded by The Travel Institute … Continue reading

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Cruise Lines Kick it up a Notch

More Photo & Video. What is there to do on a cruise ship? Norwegian Cruise Lines has stepped things up with many innovative and fun things to do onboard. On a two or three story ropes course, you can zip line … Continue reading

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Life is short, where do you want to go?

In the grand scheme of things, we get set in our everyday routines. ‘Get up, go to work, go home, eat dinner, put the kids to bed, watch TV…go to bed. Repeat.’ Is this really what you were born to … Continue reading

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New Website Launch: Now LIVE!

The new http://www.JollyMonVacations.com website makeover is complete. Please go check it out and tell me what you think. I’ll be tweaking it as needed to perfect it and to update content regularly. What is new? New, updated look. New Social … Continue reading

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8 Tips on How to Go Through Customs & Immigration

When you arrive at your island destination you will need to clear immigration & customs. Each country is a little different, but the process is very similar. You can expedite this process by being properly prepared. Preparation begins when you … Continue reading

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European Christmas Markets

So which one to choose? Well, every German Christmas market has its own specialities (the best wooden ornaments come from the Erzgebirge mountains; the Bavarian Forest produces superb glass) but if you’re planning a special trip to Germany to do … Continue reading

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Top 3 Classic Travel Scams: Protect Yourself!

As a travel agent and consultant, I get this question a lot: “How do I know if this offer or ‘deal’ is legitimate or if it’s a travel scam?” Here are a few classic things to watch for and how you can … Continue reading

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Scenic Cruises Launches True All-Inclusive River Cruises

Pete Larson, River Cruise Guru Owner and Travel Consultant for River Cruise Guru & Jolly Mon Vacations Scenic Cruises has announced what it calls the “first truly all-inclusive luxury river cruising experience.” New on 2013 cruises will be unlimited complimentary … Continue reading

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