Australia has a wide range of attractions and landscapes to entice any visitor. Explore tropical rainforests, red desert, coral reefs, snow-clad mountains, wetlands, winelands, national parks, bushlan . . .
Australia:
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    Australia has a wide range of attractions and landscapes to entice any visitor. Explore tropical rainforests, red desert, coral reefs, snow-clad mountains, wetlands, winelands, national parks, bushland and so much more. Then of course there are a host of cities such as Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns (gateway to the Great Barrier Reef) Melbourne, and Perth with plentiful culture to compete with any world destination.  You’ll find plenty of variety in Australia including beaches, nature and wildlife (home of the Kangaroo, the Koala, the Wallaby, the Wombat and the Tasmanian Devil plus the Kookaburra and Emu birds), sporting activities including surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling, food to excite any Foodie, adventure activities and cultural pursuits.
  • Getting There
    Nonstop flights are available from major U.S. gateways such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, and Dallas. SKYPASS TRAVEL air partners providing direct air service to Australia include American, Qantas, Delta, United, and Hawaiian. A wide range of inflight service options include First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy, and Economy Class.
  • Visa Requirement
    A valid passport and Visa are required for U.S. citizens traveling to Australia. An additional visa may be required if you are visiting any other country as part of your trip to Australia. Your SKYPASS Travel Consultant can assist in obtaining an Australia electronic Tourist Visa when making your travel arrangements.
  • Staying There
    A wide range of options are available for both Independent or Escorted travel. Join a multi-destination escorted group tour or have a SKYPASS Travel Consultant create a customized itinerary including air, hotels, ground transportation, sightseeing, and activities to fit your exact interests and schedule.
  • Climate
    From tropical to snow cap mountains, you’ll find it all in Australia. One thing to keep in mind is that Australia is located in the Southern Hemisphere so seasons are opposite the Northern Hemisphere which means that U.S. winter is Australia’s summer. The northern part of the country include tropical regions with the dry season normally running May to October. Australia’s climate makes it an enjoyable destination year round.
Located west of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands along the Equatorial region in the Pacific Ocean.  The islands are also a national park and marine reserve and hav . . .
Galapagos Cruises:
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    Located west of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands along the Equatorial region in the Pacific Ocean.  The islands are also a national park and marine reserve and have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The islands are an ecological wonderland populated with fearless and incredible wildlife.  The largest living tortoise species, the Galápagos Tortoise is famous for its long lifespan and can weigh over 880 lbs.  The distinctive blue-footed booby is synonymous with the islands, so too are the colonies of curious sea lions.  Besides unique wildlife, there are also excellent beaches that welcome swimming, diving and surfing. A visit to the Galápagos Islands is a truly spectacular experience that attracts tourists from around the world.
  • Getting There
    From the U.S. the Galapagos Islands are reached via Ecuador in northern South America. SKYPASS TRAVEL air partners providing direct air service to Ecuador include American, LAN Ecuador, Delta, and United. Direct flights from the U.S. are normally available from Miami, Dallas, Houston, and New York.
  • Visa Requirements
    A valid passport is required for U.S. citizens traveling to Ecuador and the Galapagos Island region. A visa is not required for tourist visits. We suggest always verifying visa entry requirements with the nearest Ecuadorian Consulate or their website as entry requirements can change.
  • Staying There
    The best way to experience the Galapagos is on an expedition small ship cruise. One can also go to one of the major islands and then take day trips out to the various habitats. Spending 4-6 days cruising the islands is the best way to experience the region. A SKYPASS Travel Consultant can create a customized itinerary including air, hotels, ground transportation, sightseeing, and activities to fit your interests, budget and schedule. High season for tourism is from mid-December to January and from June to August.
  • Climate
    For anyone interested in visiting the islands, there is really no better or worse time to visit. The Galapagos Islands are right on the equator so the air and water temperatures do not vary much. This makes the region a great year-round destination. The best underwater visibility is typically from January to March. The slightly cooler dry season is from May to December.
It is often said that India is experienced as much by the senses as well as the eye. It is one of the most colorful and dynamic destinations in the world where one should expect the unexpected. Attra . . .
India:
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    It is often said that India is experienced as much by the senses as well as the eye. It is one of the most colorful and dynamic destinations in the world where one should expect the unexpected. Attractions include snow-capped mountains, dense jungles, arid deserts, sandy beaches, animal sanctuaries, interesting backwaters, cool hill stations, fascinating urban cities and lush countryside. Then of course there are other typically Indian attractions such as temples, palaces, forts, tea plantations, and Bollywood to name a few.
  • Getting There
    From the U.S. direct flights to India are offered from New York (both JFK and Newark) as well as Chicago. Additionally, flying over the Atlantic, extensive flights throughout India are available from major airline hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Dubai as well as key European hubs. Across the Pacific, flights to India are available from Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur just to name a few.
  • Visa Requirement
    A valid passport and a visa is required for U.S. citizens traveling to India. U.S. citizens are eligible for Tourist visa on arrival provided that an electronic application is submitted prior to departing the U.S. Your SKYPASS Travel Consultant can assist you with obtaining further information on visa requirements for travel to India.
  • Staying There
    The best way to experience India, especially the first time, is either on a group escorted tour or on a customized private tour for as few as two persons. A very special and relaxing way to travel around India is by a one week luxury private train tour such as the Palace on Wheels which covers the highlights of Rajasthan plus Agra or the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels which includes stops in Agra, Varanasi and Khajuraho. Both depart from Delhi. For those traveling to India on business and wanting to extend their stay for a few days, your SKYPASS Travel Consultant can personalize a tour visiting several cities appropriate to your interest and schedule. 
  • Climate
    India has a tropical monsoon climate where the weather can differ significantly by state. Weather in India can be divided into four seasons: winter from January to February, summer runs from March to May, the monsoon or rainy season is from June to September and the post-monsoon season is from October to December. Summer temperatures in Central India can reach 104 to 113 degrees while the more temperate Peninsular region can range between 79 to 90 degrees.
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    This destination feels exotic but it’s closer to home than you might think. Tell us on Facebook where you think it is. All you have to do is answer at least ONE of the four questions correctly in “Getting There”, “Visa Requirements”, “Staying There”, and “Climate”. We will randomly select a winner from all the Facebook posts on November 1, 2015 and award a $50 Gift Card to the winner. Give it a try and tell your friends about it.
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  • Staying There
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  • Climate
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