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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!

Fall Plans

If you have not made holiday plans for this fall and winter, now is the time. I know many of you do not plan very far in advance, but if you want your choice of accommodations and fares, advance planning … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July and Summer Schedule

Summer is a time for all of us to slow down a bit. Relax and enjoy the warm weather. Do some outdoor activities and watch the sunset. July will be very relaxed for me. During the month, I will be … Continue reading

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Why Virtuoso?

The Value Of Travel Advisors Knowledge, Collaboration, Connections, and More Prospective travelers are usually confused about two aspects of working with a Virtuoso advisor: What exactly is Virtuoso? Do people still use travel advisors? Virtuoso is a global luxury travel … Continue reading

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Comfortable Flying

It is often said ‘have a safe flight’ but I say ‘have a comfortable flight’, as the latter is less likely than the prior comment. I do everything I can to make my clients’ (or my) flights comfortable. Here are … Continue reading

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Updates

TSA requirements. You may be well aware of security changes due to arrive at the airports. But it never hurts to remind you. And for you to double check your driver’s license. Here is the website for all the details. … Continue reading

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Fall or Winter Plans NOW!

Fall and winter may seem far away with the spring still here. If you want the best fares and rooms, now is the time to plan and reserve. Often you do not need to make final payment for a long … Continue reading

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Managing Your Numbers

Many of you have airline, hotel, car, and TSA membership numbers. Make sure I have them all; so I can put them on your reservations. Often you may get discounts or upgrades accordingly. For sure you will get better service, … Continue reading

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Go In-Depth

So many travel a day or two here or there. Traveling much too quickly to take in all the uniqueness and character of a place. Mostly they take a picture. May I suggest you plan your next holiday in one … Continue reading

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Visit USA

Here is a list of 15 small cities that are great destinations for food, architecture and culture. I am highlighting those I have not visited so maybe you have not either. They can be enjoyed in a long weekend, have … Continue reading

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Mixed Medley

Airline sues passenger who missed his flight Lufthansa has taken a passenger, who didn’t show up for the last leg of his ticketed journey, to court in an apparent bid to clamp down on “hidden city” ticketing. – CNN It … Continue reading

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