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5 Reasons to Utilize Bus Travel with Tour Groups

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Bus rental, Chartered bus services, Private bus rental

Chartering a bus

Everyone looks forward to an upcoming vacation. Many people have been working for a while and are ready for a break. There are many great destinations that you can get to with bus travel. It’s common for someone to want to take a few friends with them. The thought of having to purchase expensive airplane tickets can make anyone want to stay at home. However, party buses for rent can provide your group with reliable transportation without the high costs associated with air travel. Here are five reasons to tour a city by bus.

  • No Waiting in Long Lines

    Not all forms of travel are equal. Many people dread making the drive to an airport. Having to wait in long lines with large groups of people isn’t the best way to start a trip. It’s common for a tour group to choose a Continue Reading No Comments

Family Vacation Times Help Parents Reconnect with Their Adult Children

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Famous tuscan landmarks, Resort in buonconvento, Siena boutique hotels

Small hotels in tuscany

This has been a challenging summer. Although your older daughter, who is going to be a junior in college, enjoyed the fact that she stayed on campus this summer rather than coming home, you and your husband missed having her at home. And while your younger daughter has enjoyed her time in the sun when she gets to be more in control of the family’s schedule at home, she, too, is missing the times that she and her sister used to spend together. After a few lonely weeks as the summer comes to an end, you and your husband came up with the perfect way to reunite for the upcoming weekend. With reservations made at one of the nicest hotels at a warm weather family resort, you were able to convince both of your daughter’s to take a break f

Serious CEOs Charter a Private Jet

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Chartered flight, Private aircraft charter, Private jet charter quote

Gulfstream executive charter

Business people who fly on commercial airlines report a 40% drop in productivity.Those seeking successful outcomes to their business trips prefer private flights. One reason is because smaller jets can fly higher and do not have to deal with other air traffic, making trips fast. Respondents to a 2009 survey stated that they are 20% more productive on a company aircraft than in the office.


A network of more than 5,000 airports in the United States service private jets, compared to only 550 used by commercial airports. America accounts for 49.7% of the private jet market. Europe comes in second at 20.8%. By 2011, 11,261 private jets were registered in the U.S. Private flights have definitely become more popular for the top 1% of the population.

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Horseback Riding Options That Won’t Break the Bank

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Camping, Horseback riding, Ocala restaurants

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Does your little one have equine obsession? If so, they aren’t alone. In fact, 37% of families say that horseback riding makes them happy while on vacation; that means horseback riding is brings joy to more families than any of the other things to do in the United States.

But if you fall on the lower end of the income spectrum, it can be difficult, if not downright impossible, to afford a trip to the horse farms. This guide is designed to provide you with ways to help ease the financial burden.

  1. Horse Leasing
    While this still requires more money than some of the other options, leasing a horse is a great way for some to spend time riding. This has the added value of being able to

Key Aspects To Consider Before Reserving Your Smoky Mountain Vacation Rental: Part 1

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Cabin for rent, Cabins

smoky mountain vacation rental

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasted the highest visitation numbers of all 59 national parks in 2016 at 11.3 million people, and if you’re planning on visiting any time soon, one of the most important parts of planning is exploring and choosing between the multitude of Smoky Mountain vacation rentals. Here are just a few things to keep in mind while you’re looking for lodges in the Smokies.

Amenities:
Choosing a vacation lodge that offers the right amenities is just one critical aspect of making the most of your trip. Whether you’re going on a romantic getaway or a trip the whole family can enjoy, you’ll want to make sure your lodge rental has everything you need to feel as comfortable as possible. Many areas in the Smoky Mountains offer primitive camping, which means you won’t have access to water or electricity. But most travelers prefer more equipped and luxurious lodge rentals that include water, power, and more. Think about your goals for the trip, as well as your budget, before deciding exactly what type of lodge is most appropriate for your stay.

Distance To Activities:
If you’re planning a trip to Gatlinburg, chances are, you want to see some of the best sights of the city — or wilderness. You’ll have to carefully consider whether you want to prioritize the outdoor aspects of Smoky Mountain Park or explore the city of Gatlinburg itself. There are 800 miles of hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranging from a half mile to 70 miles in length, and it’s not uncommon for hiking trips to last hours or more at a time. At the same time, the city has some astounding attractions: The fish in Ripley’s Aquarium outnumber the residents of Gatlinburg, 10,000 sea creatures compared to about 4,000 permanent residents. Try to plan an activities that everyone can enjoy.

Ultimately, these are just a few important parts of figuring out your Smoky Mountain vacation rental plans. Keep an eye out for the next post, where we’ll discuss some more ways to determine your best lodging option.

The Benefits of Flying Private for Business Purposes

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Chartered flight, Types of private planes, Ultimate private jet

Best private jet charter

The life of an executive is a busy one, to say the least. Your time is very valuable. The last thing you want to do is waste this time through commercial flights. There are many drawbacks associated with public flights for business purposes. A business professional needs to arrive at a destination ready to work. You likely know that a commercial aircraft is a difficult place to handle your business affairs. However, you might be unaware of just how costly commercial flights are. You don’t want to waste any of your valuable time and money on a bad business meeting. In this post, you will learn the benefits of a private jet charter.

  1. Less Wasted Time Checking In

    One of the burdens that come with commercial flights is long check in times. You don’t want to find yourself

Take Your Family to a Camping Resort to Inspire a Love of Nature

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Campgrounds in ny, Camping new york, Kid friendly vacation

Kid friendly vacation

Are you thinking about different types of kid friendly vacations? Since you want to find just the right place that everyone will enjoy, family camping resorts can provide memorable kid friendly vacations. Given all of the amenities and activities at these types of campgrounds, you’ll likely return with your family year after year.

The Family Camping Tradition

Did you go camping as a child? Chances are that you want to share this treasured experience with your own children. A recent camping survey showed that 57% of its participants enjoyed regular outdoor activities when they were children. What’s more, it’s not un

Are You Planning an Upcoming Family Camping Trip?

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Campgrounds in the adirondacks, Lake george camping resort, New york campgrounds

Hudson valley camping

Some of your favorite childhood memories are summer vacations with the family: camping, fishing, listening to your dad tell his corny jokes, fighting in the backseat about who was taking up too much space. In the middle of those backseat battles, you likely did not realize how much you would cherish the family time you were sharing. As you return from a rather exhausting vacation trip, you hope you and your husband are creating the same kinds of memories for your son. From sleeping in a tent on the rockiest of ground to learning the route to bike back and forth to the city pool, your childhood days were full of wonder and exhaustion. Looking back, that is exactly how they should have been.
Parents can spend a lot of money trying to please their children. Some of the latest research and trends, howev

Unique Wedding Venues Are the Goal of Many Couples

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Biking, Horse farms, Horse show

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More and more couples are selecting wedding venues that provide the space to hold the ceremony, the dinner, the reception, and the dance. Instead of making guests travel from one location to another, the trend of selecting wedding venues that allow everything to happen in one space continues to grow in popularity. Although many families would like to have their children marry in a church, a typical church can only host one, maybe two events on a weekend. With Saturday evening services added for many congregations, the possibility of finding a church opening can be slim.
And while many people opt for traditional settings, even if they are outside of a church, many other couples are looking for more unique experiences. From b

Why Every Airline Should Upgrade IFE Monitors

Written by Gate One Travel. Posted in Imagik, In flight entertainment companies, Led monitor 32

Airline ife systems

In today?s modern age, even traveling requires high form of luxury entertainment. With well over 8 million passengers flying to different parts of the globe every day, the industry has sen a major boost in demand which also calls for the demand of IFE monitors. These monitors are part of a line of aircraft display systems which are manufactured by in flight entertainment companies. They are installed in new aircrafts as well as old ones to give passengers the very best in inflight entertainment systems. IFE monitors have made such a major impact in the progression of the airline