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The Best Time to Travel to the Bahamas

The Bahamas is one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean — and it’s easy to see why. Crystal clear water, soft sand, and thousands of gorgeous cays are just a few of the appealing features here. Plus, the food is great, the seafood is fresh, the drinks are fruity, and the welcoming smiles…

Here’s How Hurricane Florence Might Impact Your Travel Plans

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Hurricane season, which runs from June through November in the Atlantic, has arrived. Among the storms brewing, Hurricane Florence, which is expected to barrel through the southeastern United States by Friday morning, has been high on everyone’s radar. The Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds could bring up to 30…

What You Need to Know About Your Post-Hurricane Cruise

Adventure of the Seas/Oyster Late September’s hurricanes Irma and Maria had an unprecedented effect on the cruise industry, resulting in more than 100 canceled, delayed, or rerouted cruises and 44 ports-of-call impacted. While some islands in the Caribbean were left relatively unscathed (St. Kitts and Antigua, for example), others, notably St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and…

Post-Hurricane Update: Caribbean Destinations You Can (and Should) Still Visit

Beach at the Beaches Negril Resort & Spa/Oyster This year has already witnessed one of the most active hurricane seasons in the Caribbean. Category 5 storms Irma and Maria barrelled through the region, with winds gusting over 200 miles per hour, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Popular travel destinations, including Tortola, St.…

Here’s How Hurricane Irma Might Impact Your Travel Plans

Just a week after the devastating storms and floods of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the U.S. and parts of the Caribbean are already in the throes of another hurricane catastrophe. Hurricane Irma, which strengthened to a Category 5 storm (the strongest type of hurricane), has already impacted popular destinations like Puerto Rico, Anguilla, St. Kitts…

Where to Stay During Hurricane Season: 5 of the Best Storm-Equipped Hotels

Late summer and fall vacations can come with lower rates, good weather, and thinner crowds. However, they can also bring a bit of trepidation, as that time of year happens to be hurricane season. But don’t let that dampen your enthusiasm about an off-season beach getaway. We’ve sussed out five fabulous resorts that have taken…