do not use this form if you are part of a wedding party or contracted group - please use the form directly from the travel page of the wedding website
Submitting information via this reservation form does not automatically confirm your reservation. We will put your trip on hold & email you an invoice for review & approval within 1-2 business days.
It is your responsibility to review the invoice upon receipt to ensure 100% accuracy. Please check thoroughly for any discrepancies or errors. Vacations By Melissa is NOT responsible for errors, or any fees associated with necessary changes after 24 hours of receipt.
* IMPORTANT! Please enter your legal name(s) EXACTLY as appears on your valid passport. Additional fees may apply if a reservation has to be changed due to incorrect information. Vacations By Melissa is not liable if the information below is not entered correctly!
ARE YOU USING A DEBIT CARD?
Most debit cards have daily charge limits. Depending on your bank, this limit may be as low as $500.
Please confirm the daily charge limit with your bank prior to submitting a large debit card payment. If you attempt to charge over your daily limit, your card will be declined.
DOES YOUR PASSPORT EXPIRE WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF YOUR TRAVEL DATE?
A passport is required for international travel, including for children & babies. Many countries require that passports be valid for six months AFTER RETURN DATE OF TRAVEL. If you have additional questions, please contact me.
ARE YOU PREGNANT OR PLANNING TO BECOME PREGNANT?
Pregnancy Restrictions: Some trips have restrictions for pregnant travelers. For example, cruise lines will not board a passenger after her 24th week of pregnancy. Ask me for more details
Travel Insurance and Pregnancy: Please read the coverage info carefully. In many policies, pregnancy is considered a pre-existing condition and is not a covered cancellation reason. In this case, you may want to consider "Cancel for Any Reason" coverage, an optional upgrade.
ARE YOU TRAVELING WITH A CHILD WITHOUT BOTH BIOLOGICAL PARENTS PRESENT?
Children under 18 years of age not traveling with both parents or legal guardian(s) may need to present a notarized letter from the absent parent/guardian granting permission to travel outside the United States. This letter should also authorize the adult to provide emergency medical care if necessary.
Please refer to this website for more information and sample letters.
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY?
You may not clear customs if you have been convicted of a felony. Please contact your attorney to review the specifics of your case.
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A DUI/DWI?
If you are traveling to Canada and have been convicted of a DUI or DWI you will likely not be admitted to the country.
A DUI/DWI is a felony in Canada and entrance to non-residents is tightly controlled. Please contact your attorney to learn more.
DO YOU OWE BACK CHILD SUPPORT?
You may be detained at customs if you owe child support. Please contact your attorney to discuss prior to payment.
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"I don't need travel insurance. I am going on this trip no matter what!"
Famous last words.
But guess what? That's not why you purchase travel insurance.
Like auto, health, and home insurance, travel insurance is for covering the unexpected.
Scenarios where travel insurance will cover your booty?
In other words…stuff happens. Travel insurance is a small price to pay for peace of mind.
Travel insurance is typically based upon your total trip cost, state of residence and traveler age.
Select YES on the reservation form to receive a QUOTE for this important protection.
•Two days before your vacation an immediate family member unexpectedly passes away
• Right before the trip you break a bone, end up in the hospital, etc.
• Your employer revokes your vacation time, or even worse you are laid off
• You’re enjoying your vacation when one evening you trip and fall and need medical attention
• Your flight is cancelled because the incoming plane is stuck in a city experiencing a snowstorm
Did you know that most US health insurance plans, Medicare and your credit card DO NOT provide medical coverage outside the United States? If you're leaving the country without travel insurance then you're taking a HUGE risk.
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A passport is required.
Current passport processing time is 18 to 24 weeks.
If you do not have a passport yet, this doesn’t allow much time for a hiccup. I strongly recommend that you get your passport applications submitted NOW!
*If you have a passport, check your expiration date.
Do not wait, do not pass go, because there is NO get out of jail free card on this thing! DO NOT get a Passport card because it is cheaper. That only works for travel by car, crossing the borders to Mexico and Canada. YOU NEED THE BOOK!
Other important Passport Notes:
1. Check that your passport will not expire within 6 months AFTER your travel dates.That’s right! Did you know most countries require your passport to be valid 6 months past your date of entry & exit to their country?
2. Please verify that your passport complies with all local government requirements prior to departure. Click HERE to review passport + visa requirements for your destination.
3. Make sure that your passport does not have any water damage, tears, or missing pages.
4. Do you have a passport book? A passport book, not card, is required for international travel!
Where to apply for a passport?
I recommend visiting your local post office.
Check online for post offices near you that office passport processing services.
They will ensure that you have all of the proper documentation and application completed correctly.
You can even have your photo done there, making it a one stop shop.
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Complete the registration form below to get started reserving your vacation.
There are 4 steps to the form. You must complete all 4 steps to complete processing.
Complete Step 1, click Step 2 and complete, and so on.
After you have completed all 4 sections, click submit.
After your form is received, I will process your reservation and send an invoice for you to approve.
Along with the invoice, you will receive the link to submit your deposit.
If you do not have a passport yet (or are traveling within the U.S.), you may leave that information blank.
Please note that a passport is required to travel outside of the U.S. by air.
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Please note - these reservations will be manually processed during our normal business hours of M-F 9a-3p EST. You may book at your convenience but you should have an invoice within 2 business days.
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