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About alwaysharriet

With thirty years experience in corporate and leisure travel consulting, Harriet Ahouse has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean and worldwide. An avid scuba diver, she understands the requirements of travelers both on land and in the water. On the European scene she has offered traditional and personalized travel itineraries throughout the continent--Italy, France, and England are some of her favorites. As a Virtuoso Agent, she also has extensive resources to enhance her expertise in designing individual destination travel itineraries--and honeymoons--worldwide!

Where are you going this year?

Clearly the airline disruptions this winter have also been anything but normal. If you book on your own, you are on your own. Not just cancellations are causing the disruptions but significant schedule changes. Some of these changes are not … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

One of my favorite musicals is Cabaret. “life is a cabaret old chum.” It is your life so come and let us play. Where would you like to go in 2023. Cruises are even booking 2024. The world, except China, … Continue reading

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Festive Travel Gifts

Festive travel gifts… hear me out. The Gift of Travel is always the perfect size and is one that continues to give long after the recipient has returned home with memories that last a lifetime. But you do not need … Continue reading

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For much to be thankful !

For much to be thankful! Not just the weather to be thankful, but all your business. Some of you have been with me for over 20 years. The newsletter seems to be a good reminder I am still in business. … Continue reading

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There are still options

Think it is too late to plan something for the next two months? The options available may not be the lowest fares or prices, but they are available. Would you still like to travel someplace during the festive seasons to … Continue reading

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Life begins at the end of your comfort zone!

This is a philosophy I have lived by much of my life. Learning to scuba dive (160 dives), driving in France and Italy by myself many times, became an independent contractor (self-employed), ran for public office just to name a … Continue reading

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AlwaysHarriet

Over twenty years ago my son-in-law suggested this for my webpage. What is the meaning behind it? Two fold now three fold. First, clearly always call Harriet when you need travel assistance. Yesterday I made a simple airline reservation for … Continue reading

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Documents

Real ID (Identification) Effective 3 May 2023, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or anther acceptable form of ID like a passport. To find out more about your state program, … Continue reading

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Travel and the Calendar

What calendar comes to mind? The Roman calendar – January to December; the school calendar – September to June; Seasonal calendar – spring summer fall winter; the Lunar calendar – every 28 days; government fiscal calendar – July 1 – … Continue reading

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The world is a book.

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page” Saint Augustine. Of course there are those who want to read the whole book in just a few weeks or days! Not taking the time … Continue reading

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