A handy tipping guide for everything you ever wanted to know about tipping, but hesitate to ask. Learning the ins-and-outs of tipping ahead of your journey is an important part of pre-travel prep.
As of June 17, 2019, Brazil is finally eliminating its costly visa program. This means citizens from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia will no longer have to pay $160 per person in advance to visit to Brazil. Make no mistake: this is a game changer for travel to Latin America and even more of a reason you should put Brazil on your travel radar.
Our clients often ask us what they should pack for a safari. Our women’s safari packing list gives you a good guideline for a 10-14 day safari in southern and eastern Africa (excluding a Kilimanjaro hike). The number one thing to consider when packing for a safari is to avoid overpacking. Small chartered flights on safari adhere to strict weight restrictions for all luggage.
Going on safari and not sure what to bring? Get some ideas with our men’s safari packing list, suggested for a 10-14 day safari in southern and eastern Africa.
Air travel might be the most stressful part of any trip. Ker & Downey’s Air Department shares 9 packing tips for getting through the airport quickly… and getting on with your travels without the stress.
The people in Ker & Downey’s Air Department have a combined 95 years in the travel industry, so they know a thing or two about air travel, and what you should do to help start your trip off on the right foot.
If it’s your first time to go on safari, your list of wildlife to see probably includes the “Big 5.” Spotting them on the safaris of today can still be challenging… unless you know where to look.
For many, a safari is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But where do you even begin? If ever there was a time to hire a travel designer, planning a safari is it.
A lot of questions have arisen surrounding the United Kingdom’s split from the European Union and how it will impact visitors. Learn how you can still travel to the UK, even under its current uncertain political climate.
After her recent visit to Uruguay, Ker & Downey’s Tiffany DeSalvo shares why the country should be next on your travel bucket list. Why Uruguay? Uruguay is sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina and is one of the best-kept secrets in Latin America. Because not many people think if it when planning a journey to Latin America, it has a more “off the beaten path” feel to it. The country is safe, politically and socially stable, and has little economic disparity. It’s a socially-progressive country with great infrastructure. And lastly, the food and wine throughout the country is amazing.