3 Common Types of Travel Ripoffs that Travelers this Summer can Avoid with Tips from Lifestyle Holidays Vacation ClubJun 18
When the summer hits, many travelers start booking their flights and packing their bags so that they can plan perfect vacations in the lovely sunny weather. Travelers this summer should be able to enjoy every moment of their trips to the fullest extent. One way that travelers can ensure that they have unbeatable experiences is by taking steps to ensure that they can avoid ripoffs while they are away from home. The best way to be safe from ripoffs is to recognize them and stop them before they happen. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club has provided travelers the following information on some schemes that they should be aware of before they travel this summer.
- Distractions: One of the most-common ripoffs in any destination is a distraction scam. Through it takes many different forms, it is one that many travelers fall victim to each year. Often, scammers will work in pairs, and one will distract a tourist so that the other can make off with their belongings. Other ripoff artists merely wait for the traveler to get distracted by something else and then make their move. Travelers can protect themselves from this scam by being aware of their surroundings, and quickly getting out of situations where there is a lot of commotion.
- Imposters: Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, also warns travelers about imposter scams. These are also conducted in several ways, but they always involve a scammer pretending to be someone else. These ripoff artists may take on the roles of guides, charity workers, or salesmen. In all cases, the goal is to trick travelers into doing something under false pretenses. Travelers who find themselves in situations that seem suspicious should remove themselves from as quickly as possible.
- Bait and switch: Another common ripoff is one where one thing is promised, but another is given. This term can apply to products that are promised to be a genuine but end up being a reproduction. In other cases, service may be promised to travelers, but never be delivered, or may be subpar when it is received. It is important for travelers to be careful and avoid deals that seem too good to be true. Travelers should also make sure that they do extensive research before they allow themselves to sign up for any service or product.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club wants to make sure that travelers are safe and protected when they are on vacation. By following these tips, all travelers will be able to enjoy their time away from home without these common scams plaguing their vacation experiences. For more information on great travel experiences visit http://www.lifestyleholidaysvc.com/.
Puerto Plant, Dominican Republic – Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts are preparing travelers heading to the Dominican Republic and Santo Domingo by offering some suggestions as to what they have the option to check out when they visit the city. From historical sites to natural wonders, Santo Domingo has plenty to offer travelers who are eager to explore during their visits.
One of the most impressive sites around Santo Domingo is the Cuevas de las Maravillas. Travelers will be amazed by this natural wonder which is expertly lit to showcase the natural beauty of the underground environment. The award-winning destination features a two-hundred meter exploration path that allows guests to enjoy the underground galleries safely. Hour-long guided tours take place throughout the day, with an inexpensive admission fee.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts direct history buffs to the Zona Colonial for an unforgettable experience. While the area is home to some of the m ost well-known historical sites in Santo Domingo, it is also home to some excellent restaurants, bars, and shopping opportunities. Found within the area is Alcazar de Colon, the colonial home of Christopher Columbus’ son, Diego Colon. Now, Alcazar de Colon is a museum showcasing late medieval art, heavily influenced by Gothic, Moorish, and Renaissance styles. Admission to the museum is only a few pesos.
For travelers looking for a great dining experience, Pat’e Palo European Brassserie will satisfy their appetites. The award-winning dining experience features a menu showcasing a diverse selection of plates and specials. There is the Pié Grande de Ribeye en el Bosque, the Tournedo Rossini a mi Manera, Polenta Salmon Salad, Ravioli de Camarones, and much more. Pat’e Palo offers guests multiple dining experiences with their Terrace, Bar, Lounge, and their Bodeguita seating selections. The bar and lounge option is the best place for small groups to meet and converse while the Bodeguita is perfect for large groups traveling together or celebrating a special occasion.
There is something for everyone in Santo Domingo. From impressive natural attractions, to rich historical sites and unforgettable dining experiences, a visit to Santo Domingo is sure to be the highlight of any vacation.
Puerto Plato, Dominican Republic- In always striving to make its member’s experience the best it can be, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts launches an even better way to meet its club member’s needs. Known for its luxurious suites, immaculate grounds and splendid pools, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts has now made the vacationing experience even better for its valued members.
Already a leader in upscale and luxury accommodations, the resort’s V.I.P. Benefitsoffers an incredible vacation that is unlike any other. V.I.P. World offers private villa check-in for those staying in suites and villas, allowing guests to dive into their vacation quicker without the hassles of long check-ins.
Always helpful and friendly, Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club Sister Resorts staff has stepped service up a notch with the Lifestyle Excursion desk, which helps members to arrange tours around the Dominican Republic’s North Coast. Puerto Plato has many attractions that visitors flock to year-round. Its long, colorful history makes any of the city tours a worthwhile trip to take. Watercraft rentals are also available and many guests enjoy taking a catamaran trip for the day.
After a long, busy day out and about, members will enjoy the exclusive V.I.P. pool, which is a private haven with V.I.P. service as well as LHCV’s expansive nightlife.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts also cater to sports enthusiasts with its V.I.P. Sports Bar, which has all of the major sports networks. The V.I.P. Spots Bar also offers popular specialty drinks, snacks and a lively atmosphere. V.I.P. members can also relax with a delicious meal at the V.I.P. Simply Gourmet. The name says it all: succulent steaks, rich seafood, and of course, V.I.P. Simply Gourmet’s signature lighted menus.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts knows that nothing feels better than the royal treatment. That’s why V.I.P. Benefits is sure to be an experience that everyone will enjoy. No other resort in the Caribbean takes care of its members the way that LHVC Sister Resorts does.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club’s Sister Resorts know how to do New Year’s right. No other place in the Caribbean offers a show like LHVC does. The evening’s festivities began at 7 p.m. with the musical styling of the Frandy Sax Band. With its classical blend of melodic tunes, the Frandy Sax Band will get visitors pumped for the ringing in of the New Year. This popular group has showcased seven previous New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club Sister Resorts, and LHVC is excited to welcome them back.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club knows its members want to ring in the New Year in style with great food and entertainment. Closing out the evening was The Right On Band. Recognized as the “World’s Greatest 70’s Show Band,” guests enjoyed this band’s mix of Motown, Funk and Disco complete with a full horn section.
Club Members staying at the resort can relax in luxury in rooms with ocean views, expansive balconies, and pristine pools. The Mediterranean-style resort is designed in elegant old world beauty. Boasting all-inclusive amenities, guest who chose to spend their vacation time soaking up the sun pre-party time, arrived at the New Year’s Eve celebration freshly sun-kissed.
While gearing up for the big night, visitors are encouraged to explore the wonder that is Puerto Plata such as Ocean World¾the Caribbean’s most extensive adventure park. Or take the historical Puerto Plata City Tour on a Cable Car Ride. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club also suggests the popular Bay of Sosua Catamaran Cruise and Snorkeling cruise.
Many Club Members came to Puerta Plata to escape the harsh winter weather, as it’s the perfect winter paradise and getaway this time of the year. With world-renowned beaches, shopping and dining, visitors were certainly not a loss for things to do.
Club Members were urged to arrive a few days ahead of New Year’s Eve and watch the Iron Man Competition on December 27 or watch the Miss Cofresi Contest on the same day. Both are popular with members and guests at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club’s Sister Resorts.
Ring in the New Year with style at the best party in the Caribbean with Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts Highlight Top Reasons to Visit the Dominican Republic this SummerMar 13
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts know that travelers love to have fun in the sun, and there is no better place in the world to do so than in the Dominican Republic. As one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has plenty to offer both families and couples looking for an unforgettable 2015 vacation experience.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts eagerly invite families to experience the beauty of the Dominican Republic. The country is the perfect destination for families, as it offers up plenty of exciting activities that are perfect for all ages to enjoy and participate in. During the day, families can partake in horseback riding, offshore diving, golfing and plenty more. At night, the country comes to life with world-class dining options, as well as family-friendly dining experiences like dinner shows that feature buccaneer ships, stunts, and special effects.
Even though travelers typically want to relax while they are on vacation, many enjoy learning something new as well. For these sorts of travelers,Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts points out that there are a number of great tourist-friendly attractions that teach visitors how to do exciting things like paragliding, snorkel, golf, and even a circus school, where guests can work on perfecting their balancing, trapeze, lifting, and juggling skills.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts also knows that couples heading to the country will enjoy many of the romantic getaway options offered to them. From relaxing on the beach to relaxing at a spa, the Dominican Republic is the perfect destination for a romantic vacation. After a nice day at the beach or spa, couples can enjoy their evening hiking through the forests, or gambling at the Hard Rock casino. A local cigar factory, the La Auroa cigar factory, has been in business for over 100 years, and is an excellent stop for cigar aficionados who are visiting the country.
The Dominican Republic offers travelers so many excellent options that first-time visitors will find themselves eager to begin planning their return trip before their first visit even ends. For more information, visit http://www.lifestyleholidayvc.com
When the Spring months roll around, millions of travelers begin planning their annual tropical Spring Break vacation. This year, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club is highlighting its sister resorts as the perfect destination for Spring Breakers who are looking to put the stresses of day-to-day life behind them, and kick back and relax on the beautiful beaches and enjoy the exciting lively atmosphere that the tropics are known for this time of year.
The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts are an idyllic location for any vacation year round, but during the Spring months, they take on an unforgettable celebratory atmosphere. As the youthful crowds move to the beaches to appreciate their time away from school and work, the beautiful resort takes on a lively spirit of its own. The crystal-clear waters and the soft sand are the perfect scene for undoubtedly the tropic’s best Spring Break 2015 destination.
At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts, guests can enjoy staying on one of many private beaches. From the Puerto Plata V.I.P. beach, to the Cofresi Beach, there are plenty of options available to travelers. At Cofresi Beach, for example, guests can enjoy the luxury that only a Caribbean Oceanside resort could offer. Hammocks and beach beds await travelers eager to experience the peak of relaxation and the luxury seaside beach service makes the stay that much more luxurious. The member-exclusive Puerto Plata private beach offers similar services, enticing guests with top-notch beach-side refreshment selections.
Beyond the beautiful beaches, guests of Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts will also be able to enjoy the resorts’ stunning pools, delicious dining options, dozens of local bars and nightclubs, tennis and volleyball courts, fully-functioning gyms, shopping destinations, non-motorized water-sports, and plenty more. Vacationers traveling with kids will find plenty of activities for the young ones to partake in as well: daily kid’s clubs that keep kids entertained during the day, children’s pools, a playground, and plenty more.
When it comes time for vacationers to plan their 2015 Spring Break vacation, they can make no mistake by selecting to stay at a Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts. For more information on booking an unforgettable vacation for Spring Break 2015, visit http://www.lifestyleholidaysvc.com/.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts Provide Guests with the Ultimate Nightlife ExperienceFeb 12
Millions of people travel to the Caribbean each year¾velvety beaches, aqua blue oceans and a never-ending list of attractions, are this region’s big pull. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts knows that its members expect an unparalleled experience when vacationing in Puerto Plata.Known for its outstanding customer service, affordable accommodations and superb entertainment, club members rank LHVC Sister Resorts as one of the top destinations in the Dominican Republic.
Nightlife in the Caribbean doesn’t get much better than the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resort experience. Boasting many different themed clubs, members can choose from jazzy piano music to the Oldies but Goodies where the hits from the 50’s 60’s and 70’s are played. Live music is quite popular among guests as well as the frequent karaoke nights.
Club members will enjoy the Thursday night V.I.P. World Street Party with dancing, live shows and incredible special effects. Nightly shows at the Colosseum are a must while staying in Puerto Plata; visitors won’t want to miss the Michael Jackson Show or the Dominican Folklore show. Every club at the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts offers something exciting each night of the week.
There are two pool bar areas allowing guests to relax poolside while taking in the various entertainers. Many members take advantage of the dance lessons that are offered at the resorts, and then show off their new skills at any one of the many night clubs.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts suggests that its members ask about featured performers prior to arrival so as not to miss out on that perfect night of premium entertainment. LHVC’s friendly staff is always happy to make personal recommendations. There truly is something for everyone at this top Dominican resort. For more information about the luxurious accommodations, relaxing beaches and outstanding V.I.P. program that is offered through LHVC, visit http://lifestyleholidaysvc.com
Xcaret is a theme park located a short drive from Cancun that was developed in 1990. It is an actual eco-theme park located on the on the coastline of the Caribbean ocean on the Yucatán Peninsula. You will find attractions and activities for all ages, young, old, everyone will enjoy this park. You can discover everything from being deep in the Mayan jungle to floating in underwater rivers that flow for what seems like miles.
The night show is world acclaimed and is simply a must-see. The dolphin swim again is something that children will remember for the rest of their lives. When choosing a vacation, activities and attractions are always important. This one is by far a must-see as you will not be disappointed. You can enjoy the cultural heritage and appreciate the history of Mexico all at the same time.
It’s perfect for kids and adults as not only are you having a great time but also it becomes a learning experience. Floating in the underwater caverns is simply indescribable. The park itself is located right on the Caribbean Sea so for you nature lovers out there, or themepark enthusiasts, everyone has a good time at Xcaret.
The replication that they have done to show 19th-century architecture is impeccable to say the least. There is no doubt that when one visits Cancun its white sandy beaches sure do have an appeal but when there next time, take in Xcaret not only will you enjoy an aquatic paradise and experience the culture of Mexico, it is also designated as a world heritage site by UNESCO and for good reason.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club offers sister resorts now located in Cancun Mexico by Grand Lifestyles. When looking for the best and vacations think of Grand Lifestyles in Cancun for your next family vacation.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts know that every traveler out there is hoping to find an entertaining way to spend their upcoming holiday season with their loved ones this winter, and hope to be including all the members of their family in activities that will help spread the cheer of the season. Although finding the perfect destination for your holiday trip can can be time consuming, it’s very important to take the proper amount of time to consider what you want during your family’s winter trip. This year, when you are planning, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts think that the Dominican Republic might just be your top choice, and here are just a few reasons why.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts believe that one of the most beautiful places to spend time at during your tour of the area is Santo Domingo. Every traveler should take time to visit this beautiful area for memorable entertainment. For all those who love history and culture, visiting the Zona Colonial is perfect because it is considered the heart of the history in the area by many. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts share that this is home to over a square mile of scenic streets along the water side, and enjoying exploring here will make you privy to an amazing travel experience that you won’t soon forget.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts say that walking along the beautiful colonial buildings on the backdrop of the Calle de las Damas will take you all the way back as far as when the earliest Spanish settlers roamed the land. In fact, this used to be a base where they tried to take over Latin America. The area is home to a few museums which full of information to those who want to learn about the area, as well as a number of quaint shops, unique restaurants, and cozy cafes. All of these offer ample opportunities for visitors in the Dominican Republic to explore and enjoy the best local offerings. When you are planning your upcoming getaway, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts know spending time in the Dominican Republic will be the perfect pick.
The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts know that one of the best ways to have a perfect vacation experience is to spend your time enjoying beautiful sites, trying new activities, and building memorable vacation experiences that will help you have an unforgettable vacation experience. When you visit the Dominican Republic, you have a number of opportunities available to you for fun and adventure, throughout the destination. However, if you want to have a unique experience on you next trip, you are encouraged to visit the Altos de Chavon.
This attraction is a replica of a medieval European village that will make travelers feel as if they have traveled back in time. The construction on the town began in the 1970’s and was completed in the early 1980’s, and has since become a great attraction. The area is full of restaurants, and small shops that offer art pieces made by local artists. These are also several galleries where art lovers can tour. Everything from golf courses, museums and nightclubs can also be found in the area so there are a number of opportunities for entertainment.
The charm of the attraction is certainly its historical look and architecture. The highlight of this attraction for many is its St. Stanislaus Church which has its own plaza and fountains. Additionally, there is a 5,000 seat amphitheater that has hosted artists such as Frank Sinatra and Julio Iglesias. Seeing a concert in this beautiful venue is an unforgettable experience according to the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Sister Resorts.