|saturday night stay
the airline requirement that you must stay over a Saturday night during a trip in order to obtain the lowest fare. Usually, there is also an advance purchase requirement as well as other rules that apply, such as travel being limited to certain days of the week, etc.
Society of American Travel Writers.
an airline that operates a on a regular, published schedule
a product resembling a bracelet that is worn on the wrists and operates via accupressure. Wearers claim that seasickness can be avoided by their use, thus eliminating the need for drugs such as Dramamine, etc.
the ability to move around on a ship without losing balance and without sea sickness
a " leg " or part of a journey, usually in reference to an air itinerary. One take-off and landing during air travel constitutes a " segment "
a rental car ( British term )
service non compris
in French, meaning " service not included " ( hint: tip is expected ! )
tours that are purchased as an option when visiting ports of call while on a cruise; can sometimes be bought before you cruise
a period of time between high and low seasons, where prices at a destination are between their highest and lowest, and the crowds are thinner
an additional charge when purchasing a cruise or tour whose pricing is based on double-occupancy. This supplement can be as much as twice the PPDO rate
the sleeping compartment aboard a train
an outdoor travel experience that is not especially physically demanding, such as a canyon horseback trail ride or a hot-air balloon flight
a resort area centered around a mineral springs, hot springs and the like, typically where one can find massage, hydrotherapy, exercise, steam baths, etc.
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP TOUR
A tour for clubs, societies and organizations whose members share a common interest.
special interest tour
a tour catering to the needs of a specific interest, such as bird-watching, whale-watching, river rafting, mountain biking, rain forest exploration among many others
a device on most all cruise vessels, to reduce pitch and roll when at sea - the movement that can cause seasickness. Stabilizers are often pulled in at night in order to allow faster speeds when traveling between ports of call
a critical guide describing in detail many hotel and cruise ship properties. Can be subjective, as it is based on someone's opinion, but provides a travel agent with a non-commercial point-of-view
the right side of a ship
another term for a cabin aboard ship
A freelance guide who comes aboard a COACH to give an informed overview of the city or attraction to be toured.
a planned stayover in a city for a day or more, while enroute to another destination. Sometimes adds significantly to the cost of an air ticket
permission to enter a country, issued to a student, normally for the purpose of attending school in that country
a hotel accommodation with more than one room, or sometimes a single room with distinct sleeping and living areas and often a kitchenette
any company that supplies travel and/or related services to the traveling public
travel over land that does not involve an aircraft