Travel News and Tips from K & S Travel


SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Hello from the desk of Nancylee of K & S Travel of South Plainfield, New Jersey.

In the coming weeks I will give  you information on travel tips, destinations, cruises, packages and
much more, to help you plan your perfect vacation trips with family or friends.
I know there is a large amount of travel information available.  I hope I can help you plan that perfect vacation. I thought a good place to start is to tell you why you should use a travel agent.

Why a Travel Agent/Travel Consultant?
Travel is confusing these days with so much information coming from so many different places. A professional Travel Consultant/Travel Agent is there to help make the right decision for your destination. They are there to help you with what will best serve your budget and your dream vacation. Travel agent /Travel Consultant is far more than a booking service, they are your concierge to the world with helping you from the smallest to the largest of details to make your vacation most enjoyable.  Through travel, seminars, specialist courses, Travel Agents know the ins and outs of destinations, restaurants, special tours and much more. They are there to help you from beginning to end.  So next time you want to travel find a Travel Consultant/Travel Agent.

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Tip of the Week

Try a River Cruise along our beautiful rivers in the United States.

American Cruise Lines is the leader on the Mississippi River and other rivers of the USA.  All-American crew welcomes you with a level of service.

On board you will meet historians and riverlorians with informal lectures, open discussions and activities bringing local history, nature and culture to life through their knowledge and passion for American heritage. These enlighteners, naturalists and historians also attend shore excursions to give guests behind the scenes insight into some of America’s most treasured destinations. Each evening before dinner you will enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The team of master chefs season each dish with a dash of culture from the particular port you are visiting.

Other cruises on the rivers of the USA are:               

-Alaska Inside Passage                                   -Maine Coast and Harbors
-Historic South Cruise                                    -Chesapeake Bay 
-Columbia and Snake Rivers                             and many more!
-Hudson River Fall Foliage

Call our travel specialties today at 908-769-6825 or email us at for more information on Mississippi River Cruise or any travel planning.

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