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Spring Break 2021: Our Top Picks

If you're used to jetting off to Mexico or the Caribbean for spring break, you may be second guessing your plans right now. We've rounded up some of our favorite resorts right here in the United States so you can still have a wonderful vacation without the hassle or worry of leaving the country. And remember, when you book...

Property Spotlight: One&Only Mandarina

In November 2020 the One&Only Mandarina opened in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. It’s a secluded eco haven set between the Sierra del Vallejo Mountains and Pacific Ocean. Our own Cristina Buaas attended the opening this fall after serving on the property’s advisory board for almost two years and shared her thoughts below.  One&Only Mandarina is a coastal sanctuary hidden among the rainforest’s edge in Monteón. With an emphasis on sustainability and connecting with nature, this property offers authentic outdoor experiences, tropical relaxation, and chic resort living. It’s the...

Give The Gift of Travel

Looking for a last-minute gift this holiday season? Give the gift of travel! Some of our preferred domestic hotel partners are offering incredible promotions for travel now through next month. Read on to learn more. Book your stay with us and receive exclusive perks like room upgrades, resort credits, and daily breakfasts! La Cantera Resort & Spa – San Antonio,...

Red Carnation Hotels: Ashford Castle, Hotel d’Angleterre, and The Montague on the Garden

Red Carnation Hotels is a family-owned collection of more than a dozen spectacular properties. The RCH brand is known for two things in particular: impeccably designed rooms and exceptional guest service. In this article we highlight three hotels: Ashford Castle in Cong, Ireland; Hotel D’Angleterre in Geneva, Switzerland; and The Montague on the Gardens in London, England.    Ashford Castle – Cong, County Mayo, Ireland  This magnificent castle is rich in history: dating to the 13th century, it was home to the...

Destination Spotlight: Punta Mita, Mexico

Destination Spotlight: Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico Punta Mita is a private peninsula north of Puerto Vallarta. It’s home to some of the most luxurious hotel brands, including Four Seasons and St. Regis. With plenty to see, do, eat, and drink, this under-the-radar locale is ideal for travelers yearning for a Mexican getaway without the fuss of Cancun or the airs of Cabo.     When to Go  November to early June tends to...

Property Spotlight: Four Seasons Punta Mita

If there’s one thing Mexico has in abundance, it’s beautiful beachfront resorts. At CSB Travel, one of our favorites is the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita. Tucked between the Sierra Madre Mountains and the pristine Pacific coast, this property has it all: privacy, sophistication, and service to boot. The only problem with it is leaving!    Getting There  Traveling to the resort...

Why Use a Travel Advisor?

In this day and age, with the world at your fingertips via the Internet, many people question whether a travel advisor is necessary or worth the money. Here are six reasons why we know consulting with a CSB Travel advisor is in your best interest!    Our Engagement When starting the planning process, we take the time to get to know our clients. We...

Last Minute Holiday Getaways

Fall has officially arrived, and the holiday season is right around the corner. Travelers who traditionally spend a week lounging by the sea or skiing down the mountain may be second guessing things this year – but have no fear! At CSB Travel we can help navigate the current rules and regulations (and fantastic promotions) to ensure your tradition...

The World is Reopening: Where Can I Go?

As the world slowly reopens, US citizens are getting more options for vacation destinations for 2020 and beyond. If you’re set on international travel, we’ve compiled a list of countries and regions that have reopened with little to no regulations for tourists to enter. This list is ever-changing, so be sure to check the Center for Disease and Control’s travel page, US Department of State’s travel...

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Traveling During COVID: Easy Domestic Destinations

Life before the COVID-19 pandemic feels like a distant memory. After months of staying at home, travelers across the globe are ready to get moving again! Although many destinations are still off limits, there are plenty of wonderful options here in the United States worth checking off your list. From coastal California to sunny South Florida and everywhere in...