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  1. Cruise With Confidence Extended »

    The Royal Caribbean brands of Celebrity and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines have extended the Cruise with Confidence Program until April 2021. This program allows cruisers to cancel their reservation for any reason up to 48 prior to sailing for a future cruise credit and price protection on a similar cruise up until May 30, 2023. Please call us at 804-557-3006 for details.

  2. News from Sandals South Coast [Jamaica] »

    Sandals South Coast’s New Swim-Up Rondoval Suites

    Later this month Sandals South Coast in Jamaica will debut the world’s first Swim-Up Rondoval Suites, positioned on a 17,040-square-foot pool oasis. Also, the resort will offer a “reimagined” 112-room Dutch Village with direct access to two new swim-up pools plus a modern wedding garden venue in the Italian Village.

    Sandals first introduced the popular Rondoval design at Sandals Grande Antigua, followed by Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Sandals Grenada and Sandals Royal Barbados.

    The 20 Swim-Up Rondoval Suites at Sandals South Coast each measure 22 feet in diameter with 20-foot conical ceilings. Indoors, they’ll have custom furnishings and suite bathrooms will include a suspended stone vanity with a Hollywood lit mirror.

    Bringing guests closer to the water, these swim-up suites also will offer private plunge pools, ornamented with Italian glass-clad fountains and Indonesian limestone, plus guests can access the resort’s zero-entry, 17,040-square-foot pool, touted as the longest in the Western Hemisphere.

    The new Swim-Up Rondoval Suites and renovated Dutch Village suites are now accepting reservations for arrivals beginning December 10, 2020.

    Please call us at 804-557-3006 for reservations an information on the Jamaica COVID clearance process.


  3. Bucketeer Friday is Coming »

    What better way to fight pandemic cabin fever than to plan your late 2021 or 2022 getaway? We are swamped by Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers. For us, Friday will be “Bucketeer Friday” as we thrill our Bucketeers with amazing travel specials. Check out our Bucketeer Friday webpage for 26 wonderful offers we selected for you out of so many we have received. Don’t wait for Friday. Call us at 804-557-3006. #iamabucketeer

  4. Royal Caribbean Opens Its Books for 2022 »

    Our friends at Royal Caribbean, our first choice for family cruising, alerted us today that we may now book reservations for RCCL 2022 Caribbean and Alaska summer cruises. Make plans now for a spectacular family vacation. Please give us a call at 804-557-3006 or send us an email at info@gobucketlisttravel.com

  5. Jamaica Cares »

    Congratulations to the Government of Jamaica for developing a reasonably priced island-wide visitor medical travel insurance program. Effective the end of November, visitors to Jamaica will be automatically enrolled in the Jamaica Cares Program at a cost of approximately $40 per person. This Government of Jamaica insurance program will cover the visitor for case management, transportation, patient care, with COVID-19 related coverage including testing for symptomatic travelers, quarantine and evacuations if necessary. The insurance covers medical emergencies up to $50,000 while on the island and $100,000 while traveling.

    Traveling to Jamaica requires the completion of a Travel Authorization Form filled out five days before arriving on the island. [ see https://travelauth.visitjamaica.com/ for the form ]. Pre COVID testing is mandatory with samples taken no more than 10 days prior to arrival in Jamaica. For current information on what types of tests are accepted, please see the official Visit Jamaica website at [ https://www.visitjamaica.com/travelauthorization/test-req/ ] picture courtesy of Sandals

  6. Bahamas Closes the Door »

    While the Bahamas Government did open the island nation to visitors at the beginning of July, the door is now closed again for the USA. Visitors are still welcomed from the EU and UK. More news to follow

  7. Sandals »

    We invite you to learn about Sandals, the outstanding Caribbean all-inclusive resorts.

    Plus, we have an exciting offer when your group books 10 rooms or more, plus how to earn a free honeymoon!

    Go Bucket List Travel is your Preferred Sandals Agency

    Call us at 804-557-3006 or use our handy quotation request link

    Sandals’ newest exciting resort: Sandals Royal Curaçao!

    World-famous for its vibrant culture, pristine beaches, and coves, Curaçao also boasts 65 spectacular dive sites and exotic marine ecosystems. The amazing Curaçao climate awaits you, making it the perfect escape for you and the one you love. Nestled on 3,000 acres along the Spanish Water Bay, the all-new Sandals Royal Curaçao is a romantic paradise designed for lovers featuring 350 rooms and suites, including the first-ever Awa Seaside Bungalows with private pools, the first Kurason Island Suites overlooking a heart-shaped pool, and the unique Dos Awa 2-Level Infinity Pool. With 12 all-new dining concepts, including Sandals first-ever floating restaurant and three new food trucks, as well as the exclusive MINI Coopers available for complimentary use for select room categories – this brand new resort is redefining the Luxury Included® experience.

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    Sandals is reinventing the Caribbean vacation with outstanding innovations in luxury accommodations and a world of cuisine excellence.

    We and many of our Bucketeers have been to most of the Sandals resorts, most recently to Barbados and St. Lucia, and we can personally attest to their wonderful quality.

    Call: 804-557-3006

  8. Beaches Family Caribbean Resort Specials »

    Learn More About Beaches

    The best family resorts in the Caribbean!

    Your perfect family getaway awaits you at Beaches all inclusive Resorts in Jamaica and Turks and Caicos. Play on pristine, white-sand beaches caressed by crystal-clear seas. Spend your family vacation in luxurious rooms and suites. Enjoy a whole array of incredibly exciting and fun activities for kids of every age. Truly, Beaches Luxury Included® vacation package deals in Jamaica and Turks & Caicos promise unforgettable family fun beneath the Caribbean sun.

    Beaches is also a perfect for destination wedding groups with children. Please call us for details.

    Call us at 804-557-3006 or use our handy quotation link

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  9. Top Caribbean Family Resorts for Mom »

    Top Caribbean Family Hotels and Resorts for Mom - With Mother’s Day around the corner we are getting calls for special Mother’s Day gifts of family vacations in the Caribbean. Families are looking for children’s water and play areas, beautiful and relaxing locations, professional staffs, activities for teens – especially water sports, great food for any finicky appetite and fantastic facilities – including a spa for Mom. - Where would you like to go? Need a few ideas?
    Here are this year’s Travelers Choice Award winners in the Caribbean Family Resort Category….but please share your best picks with us as well!
    1. Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica
    2. Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Villages and Spa, Turks & Caicos
    3. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Dominican Republic
    4. The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    5. Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club, Jamaica
    6. Playa Linda Beach Resort, Aruba
    7. Memories Splash Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    8. Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort, Jamaica
    9. Iberostar Rosa Hall Suites, Jamaica
    10. Coconut Bay Beach Resort and Spa, St Lucia
    11. Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica
    12. Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Jamaica
    13. Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
    14. Caribbean Club, Grand Cayman
    15. Las Casitas Village, Puerto Rico
    16. Turtle Bay by Elegant Hotels, Barbados
    17. The Tuscany, Turks & Caicos
    18. Club Med La Caravelle, Guadeloupe
    19. The Venetian on Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
    20. Sunset Beach Resort, Spa and Water Park, Jamaica
    21. The Reef Atlantis, Bahamas
    22. Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club, Aruba
    23. Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Bahamas
    24. Villa del Mar, Turks & Caicos
    25. Comfort Suites, Bahamas

  10. Villa Rental - a Smart Alternative to European Hotels »

    If you are traveling with friends, sharing the rental fees for a villa or urban apartment in Europe will save you money over traditional hotels. Go Bucket List Travel has access to many wonderful properties. Most rent by the week and sleep four to six but some are large enough to sleep up to 10. We can also arrange for a variety of extras including a cook, daily tours, cooking lessons and other cultural immersion activities.