What to expect from a River Cruise

River Cruise

What to Expect from a River Cruise A River Cruise is one of the most popular forms of travel. It allows you to relax and intimately enjoy the destination like no other vacation option. Expectations for a river cruise can vary depending on the cruise line, itinerary, and personal preferences. However, here are some general […]

Thoughts On Our Trip to St. Lucia with Sandals Resorts

Petit Piton in St. Lucia

Thoughts on our trip to St. Lucia with Sandals Resorts If you have been following our social media, you would have noticed that we were in Saint Lucia earlier in the month. It was our first time on the island, and we had no idea what to expect.  We were guests of Sandal Resorts, and […]

Why we sell Sandals and Beaches Resorts


Why We Sell The Sandals and Beaches Resort Brands We have sold many cruises and resorts, and we primarily sell what we know and what we trust. When it comes to resorts, we have certification in two main brands. Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, which are under the same company brand and the AM Resorts […]

Should I cruise or stay at an all-inclusive resort?

Riviera Maya Resort

We get a lot of requests for an affordable vacation. Often people start the conversation with what they have heard about a cruise. Recently, I saw a post in a local networking group on the same topic and many people told them that a cruise was the cheapest option. So, I thought I would break […]

Returning to travel

Returning to Travel

It has been a long time coming, returning to travel. We started our agency from our love of travel and the past 2 years have been a very trying experience. For those of you that do not know, we started our agency in December of 2019… just before COVID hit. Before that, we were working […]

Jamaica on Our Minds and in Our Hearts

The beach in Negril, Jamaica

We have just returned from a week in Jamaica. The week started out as a work trip with a group of travel agents to Beaches Resort by Sandals in Ocho Rios. (Beaches is the family resort brand that is owned by Sandals.) While we were in Ocho Rios, we stayed at the Beaches Resort for […]

The Dominican Republic

Cayo Levantado

We have not been to the Dominican Republic ourselves, but we have booked clients there. As we were planning a getaway for early this October, we were considering the D.R., but flight prices were not favorable, so we chose a different destination. It remains on our bucket list for an unknown date sometime in the […]

Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos

Beaches Turks and Caicos

Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos Last week, we had the opportunity and the pleasure to visit Beaches Turks and Caicos. This resort is one of Sandals and Beaches’ prime properties and it has been on our bucket list, so to see it, was a treat. From the moment you arrive at the resort, you […]

Jamaica: More Than Just Beaches and Resorts


We were in Jamaica last December, shortly before COVID-19 hit. We were there for a long week and while we were there, we had the absolute pleasure of visiting 6 of the Sandals and Beaches resorts. We also met many amazing people that live and work on the island. While on a bus, the guide […]

Barbados, Maldives and Rwanda

Barbados, Maldives and Rwanda Good afternoon everyone! Just a few quick updates from around the globe. Specifically, regarding Barbados, the Maldives, and Rwanda. We have a PDF document from the Barbados Ministry of Tourism that explains the protocols that are in place in order to travel to their country. Send us an email at info@jlapptravels.com […]