Travel Tip Tuesday: 7 Ways to “Unprocrastinate” and Avoid Vacationitis

We’ve all run into this problem: Vacation-itis.  Similar to its cousin senioritis (often experienced during our senior year of high school), vacationitis is a condition where your vacation is looming and you already feel the productivity levels dip to an all-time low.

You’re ready to get going already but time seems to be slowing down and there’s still so much to do.  Kick your rear in gear with this “un-procrastination” checklist that will get you primed and ready to go for your Contiki!

Ready, set, go!

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Beach Packing 101

Want to go for a swim?  Going to the beach might feel like the easiest thing in the world to pack for, but au contraire! Those UV rays, the hot sand, and the cool ocean breezes mean that temperatures can change quickly and being soaked to the bone isn’t the most comfortable.

You might be wearing less but there’s plenty more to think about when sitting out in the summer heat.  Here’s a quick Contiki packing list to make sure you’re covered (in more ways than one!) when you hit some of the hottest beaches around the world.

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Travel Tip Tuesday: Being Vegetarian on Tour

Are you a vegetarian about to take a Contiki tour?  If you’re like us, you probably love food.  Contiki strives to accommodate the dietary needs of all of our passengers and one of our most frequently asked questions is about food options on tour for vegetarians.

We asked two of our resident Contiki staffers to give some general tips and advice about what food options they have encountered while on the road with Contiki.  Check it out! [Read more...]