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Hawaii Hotel for Military/Retired/DoD Civilians

Did you know there is a  hotel on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii that is strictly for the use of the military and those associated with it?

That’s right, active duty military, retired military, disabled veterarns, widows, and a few others can use this hotel for vacations. (see website for eligibility)

It’s name is the Hale Koa Hotel www.halekoa.com and its prices are based on your rank. Example:   E-1 through E-5 can stay in this hotel on the famous Waikiki Beach for under $100 per night! The prices rise of course with your rank, and your desired view. DoD Civilian rates range from a low of $118 all the way to $222 for the deluxe ocean view rooms.

These really are incredible rates for this area of Hawaii. In order to take advantage of these rates, it’s recommended that you make reservations at least 6 months in advance. Forms of ID will be needed for check-in, so read the requirements for your situation.

The Hale Koa Hotel
Waikiki Hotel for Military & Associates

 

Aloha!  Thanks to all those serving our country!

Thanks to all those supporting our military, and to those left behind.

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Why Take a Cruise Vacation?

Why should I choose a cruise vacation over a land resort?

A cruise is a lot different from a land based vacation, here’s why:

A cruise ship is a resort by day, and an urban playground by night. It’s also your means of transportation! Why not leave the ‘driving’ to the professionals so you can relax, and concentrate on fun?

Your floating resort makes its way around the neighborhood at 20 knots! You don’t have to leave the resort to get anywhere, the destinations comes to you! New exotic ports of call, loaded with different cultures and steeped in rich history knock on your door each day. Something new and exciting each time you step off the ship.

Land based vacations are nice, but you won’t have the chance to wake up in your hotel room at a different island each day. You won’t have the option of frolicking on a new beach, or learning a different culture each day. Every day brings new things to you on a cruise vacation. Why not?

World class evening entertainment, just steps outside your door. Tickets? You won’t need to stand in line and pay exhuberant prices for tickets! Walk right in, sit down…and enjoy the show. Piano bars, nightclubs, discos, casinos, show lounges, dining venues, sushi bars, giant outdoor movie screens, or just sit under the stars and listen to the sea. The choices are endless.

Got children? The children’s facilities are second to none. There are more than enough activities to keep your children busy all day and night. Children are divided into like age groups, and have the time of their lives. Ice skating at sea? They can do it! Climbing rock walls, video games, learning new things…you’ll have a hard time getting them away for some family time! And while they are having fun together, you are free to relax in the sun, dine with your mate, or head to the spa for a much-needed massage.

Daytime sea day activities can be as active as you want them to be. How about bingo, trivia, demonstrations, pool games, scavenger hunts,  movies, exercise,  enrichment classes, or have a cocktail and listen to live music. perhaps you just want to read a book on your private balcony or watch the waves for a passing whale? Opportunities abound.

Aboard a cruise ship, there is something for everyone. You can see four different countries in a week, and unpack only once. Try a cruise vacation today, you won’t regret it.

While a cruise vacation can have a lot of variables, I suggest contacting a travel agent to ensure you get on the right cruise line for your budget, the right ship and the right itinerary. These are critical to the success of your vacation.

Contact pete@jollymonvacations.com for further questions. I will put you on the right cruise vacation, and I won’t charge any fees. I will help you every step of the way. Now that’s something to smile about!

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Why should I use a travel agent?

There are many reasons to use a travel agent!

The internet is a great place to research vacations, but what you read and what you see in the pictures are sometimes NOT what they seem. Internet prices can be very deceptive, and look much cheaper than they actually are. Many times, they omit the taxes and fees to make them APPEAR cheaper. Guess what…they may not be!

A travel agent has access to a whole bunch of online rates, deals, specials, groups, amenities and bargains not available to the public.

Your internet bargain may not be your best deal! 

A travel agent KNOWS how to find the best deals. A travel agent KNOWS the destinations, ships, and itineraries. Why not use expert advice, and let someone else deal with the paperwork?

When things go wrong on a trip you’ve booked yourself…you are on your own. It’s you against the hotel. It’s you against the airline. It’s you against the foreign country you are in. Book through a travel agent, and one call can settle these problems for you. Your travel agent has much more clout, and knowledge of the system that can work to your advantage.

It’s your hard-earned vacation money, so why GAMBLE it away? Many travel agencies like JOLLY MON VACATIONS, don’t even charge a fee! We are paid solely by the cruise lines, hotels, car rental companies, etc. Your price is not any higher to use us!

Try our agency, what have you got to lose? Nothing. There is a lot more at stake than you think…believe me. I’m an expert at travel.

www.jollymonvacations.com