Report: Fourth of July Travel to Reach Record Highs This Year

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Sources indicate that this year’s Fourth of July travel numbers could be the highest ever recorded. AAA reports that up to 44.2 million Americans plan to travel at least 50 miles this year, resulting in a travel boom that’s sure to clog highways with traffic and pack restaurants, bars, and fireworks shows with people. The numbers indicated a 3% increase from last year, or almost a million more travelers.

Of the 44 million travelers setting out this weekend, the vast majority plan on driving. 38 million are expected to drive between Friday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 4th, creating heightened risk for gridlock traffic conditions. 3.5 million will fly, congesting airports around the country slightly more than normal. The remainder are expected to take buses, trains, or boats to their destinations.

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Set Sail with a Cruise Timeshare

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Traditional timeshare ownership is a unique and luxurious vacation experience. But you timeshare property can take you beyond your home resort. We’re not talking about internal and external exchange, we’re talking about taking to the waters with an unforgettable cruise timeshare vacation.

Cruise ship timeshares allow you to experience multiple destinations in one trip. Certain vacation clubs offer cruise vacations as a membership perk or a way to use your points. External exchange companies like RCI and Interval International also provide opportunities for members to indulge in a cruise timeshare vacation.

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How To: Travel for Retirees

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According to AARP’s 2017 survey, 83% of Baby Boomers said that ‘travel’ is at the very top of their bucket lists. Retirement travel is an incredibly unique experience, unlike traveling in any other point of your life. You’re free from the constraints of the 9-5; you have the financial freedom awarded to you after a lifetime of hard work; and the energy courses through you like a kid just being released from school in summer vacation. Travel for retirees is a thrilling experience, and we’re here to help.

There are plenty of reasons to travel after retirement. Beyond simply visiting a city or a country you’ve been itching to visit, why not trace your heritage back your home country? You can also visit places you’ve never planned on visiting before with a cruise or a train tour of a new country.

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Top 5 Most Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations 2017

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There are many reasons pet owners don’t leave their dogs at home while they go on vacation. It can be expensive to find doggy-care; it’s hard to find a dog sitter you trust in your home, and it also might be too emotionally taxing to leave your pooch for a week long vacation.

But don’t let that affect your decision to skip out on a vacation this year! Plenty of Americans aren’t planning summer travel as it is. Dog owners deserve a break just as much as the rest of us and there are plenty of dog friendly travel destinations throughout the nation.

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5 Best On-Site Resort Restaurants

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According to many travelers, one of the top selling points of a resort is whether or not the vacation destination has good quality restaurants nearby that can cater to their cravings. So we at SellMyTimeshareNow.com wanted to take this demand a step further and research some of the best on-site resort restaurants in the industry.

All five of these restaurants currently carry at least a four-star rating on TripAdvisor and some have gone on to even win awards for their dishes and services. So if quality meals are a make-or-break when searching for your next vacation home, consider dining at one (or all) of these five on-site restaurants.

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