Trip Report: The Perfect Anniversary Getaway to The Ecuadorian Andes

By Allie E. Almario Nothing feels better than seeing rave reviews about a custom trip itinerary we’ve designed for our travelers – it’s what we do and what we love to do.  Read up on what Premier Tours guests Brian and Dana Leonard reported on their spectacular 10th anniversary wedding trip we created for them – an itinerary we called Love, Ecuadorian Style. It’s practically honeymoon planning at its best! We paced the trip throughout the Andean cloudforest and...
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Ask A Travel Expert: How to Deal with Lost Luggage

Ask a Travel Expert: How to Deal with Lost Luggage

By Allie E. Almario If the airlines lose your luggage, the best-case scenario is that the airlines will eventually locate it and deliver it to you within a few days.  We understand it’s a terrible inconvenience, so stay patient. Here are some helpful tips to lessen the stress:   Before you leave for your trip: Pack essentials in your carry-on including your travel documents, all prescribed medications, an extra pair of glasses or contact lenses, toiletries (in...
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Southern Patagonia: An Adventure Cruise To The End Of The World

By Allie E. Almario For many, heading to Cape Horn, the southern-most tip of South America, is a bucket list dream. Cape Horn is an isolated island in the southernmost point of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. But the logistics and distances to get there are staggering.  That’s why an adventure cruise is the perfect choice to travel comfortably to Cape Horn. Aboard a small ship, you’ll witness incredible fjords, massive glaciers and waterfalls in intimate groups with...
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Top 5 Ways To Prepare for the Inca Trail

By Allie E. Almario 1.  Pick the right time of the year. Almost any time of the year is a great time to head out on the Inca Trail. The only months to really avoid are January and February, when summer rains can be torrential and have been known to wipe out trails, even disrupting train service from Cusco. The shoulder seasons, such as April and May or September and October, provide a nice balance of dry weather and lush, green scenery. But Mother Nature can be tough, so...
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