#Travel Agent

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Nicholas native finds passion later in life

In the mid-’90s Judy Moore decided to open her own business as a travel agent. Like most small businesses, it lasted only about a year. Moore said she believes her business was unsuccessful partly because of the growing popularity of the internet but also due to a lack of any state organizations at the time that were dedicated to helping support and guide small business owners.
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If you're looking for a hotel deal, it might pay to wait until the last minute

NerdWallet studied hotel rates worldwide from 2019 to 2021 and found it can pay to wait to book until two weeks before arrivals as compared to months before. The average room rate in North America booked 15 days out was $203, while that for a unit booked four months out was $233, NerdWallet found, a 12.7% difference.
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Ghosthunters invite public to investigate Pioneer museum

With spooky season around the corner, local ghosthunters are calling on skeptics and nonskeptics alike to explore life beyond the grave at the Pioneer Living History Museum. The volunteer-based Phoenix Arizona Paranormal Society is hosting a guided investigation tour from 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays Oct. 8 and Oct. 22.
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PHOTOS: Big Feet Stitch Plush Stomps Into Walt Disney World

This post may contain affiliate links; please read the disclosure for more information. Another version of Stitch is now available at Walt Disney World. We found this big feet plush in the Emporium at Magic Kingdom. Stitch Plush – $29.99. This Stitch may also be considered a “big ear” plush,...
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PHOTO REPORT: Magic Kingdom 9/22/21 (Main Street Confectionery Receives Mars Candy Branding, Princess Fairytale Hall Gets Golden Makeover, FastPass Kiosks Begin Removal, & More)

Greetings from Magic Kingdom! 50th anniversary preparations continue to speed along today as October 1 draws near. The Emporium’s sign has returned from a brief refurbishment period. A new Halloween v-neck made a frightful appearance on Main Street U.S.A. New Halloween outfits are available to give your nuiMo that spooky...

Pandemic prompts more Americans to consider travel insurance

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Americans’ travel plans. How they plan – and protect – those trips has also changed. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, more than half (55 percent) of American adults are planning a vacation of at least one overnight stay before the end of next year, and those travelers are increasingly turning to travel insurance to protect their vacation investments.

See the Floating Lanterns With These Rapunzel Inspired Ears

Please note, some posts on Disney Fashionista may collect a share of sales, if you decide to shop through our links. Calling all Disney Princess fans! Are you ready to leave your tower? These Rapunzel-inspired ears from LateAndInLove on Etsy are fabulous for when you want to let your hair down.

Judy McConkie

Judy McConkie, 93, of Jefferson, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at Long Term Care in Jefferson. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson with the Rev. Kim Nofel officiating. Casket bearers will be Jon Kaiser, Jon Rich Steve Brown, Bob Gregory, Bob Woodhouse and Lee Horbach. Burial will be at the Jefferson Cemetery.

Travelers have their own stories to tell from venturing out this year

It seems some of you have been missing the world, which probably explains why my email box was overflowing this week. Many of our Monroe Travel Service clients have now returned from their summer adventures, and you just have to tell someone! I thought perhaps it might be nice to share some of their thoughts and experiences to help you understand what it is like traveling the roads of our world today.