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Top 5 Bucket List Vacations of a Lifetime

Written by Kelly Palmer on July 7, 2015

We get asked by our G2G Members all the time about what options we have for them to check something off of their “bucket list.”  Besides being the title of a movie with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, the term “bucket list” refers to a list of things you want to do before you die, or “kick the bucket.”  These are lifetime dreams and experiences that you will never forget.  Here are our top bucket list vacations:

5 Bucket List Trips

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The 10 Best Places to Go With Kids in New York City

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 26, 2015

Since our vacation club, G2G Collection, has two bedroom apartments in the Big Apple that are well-suited to families, we are constantly asked what are the best places to go with kids in New York City?  So, we have compiled our Top 10 list of places to go and things to do in the Big Apple, including some personal reviews of some of the places on the list.  Enjoy!

1.  Bubbles: There’s an Off-Broadway Show called Gazillion Bubbles that is a huge hit with children

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Sonoma Vacation Rental Costs (Healdsburg or Wine Country)

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 25, 2015

Sonoma, California is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the U.S.  At G2G, we have recently seen a rise in interest in California wine country and we are asked about Sonoma vacation rental costs to stay in a great house there.  So, in this article, we’ll look at what options exist specifically in Sonoma, from hotels and resorts to rental homes.

Sonoma Hotel Rates

Unlike Napa Valley, Sonoma has a very limited number of high end (four and five star)

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5 Problems With London Vacation Rentals and How To Avoid Them

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 23, 2015

Many of our G2G Members do business and vacation in London, and they are consistently asking us for advice on how to find great London vacation rentals at a great value.  Here are the top 5 problems we have seen with renting a luxury apartment in London and how to avoid them:

1. You probably won’t get to see the place before you stay there.  It’s one thing to look at pictures on the internet of London apartments, but a whole different

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Aspen Vacation Rental Costs

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 15, 2015

Aspen has long been hailed as one of the top ski destinations in the world.  As one of the playgrounds for the rich, it’s equally beautiful and popular in the summer months.  At G2G, we are regularly asked about Aspen vacation rental costs.  So, in this article, we’ll look at what a typical 4 or 5 star hotel will cost you in the winter or summer, and then we’ll see what it would cost to rent a high end condo

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Cabo Vacation Rental Costs (Los Cabos and Cabo San Lucas)

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 10, 2015

At G2G Collection, people are always talking with us about where they like to stay in Cabo, or asking us for advice on where they should stay and what they should expect to pay for a villa rental or to rent a luxury condo there. Cabo has long been one of the top “hot spots” to vacation in all of Mexico.  In this article, we’ll review Cabo vacation rental costs, as well as explain the difference between Cabo (Los Cabos)

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Punta Mita Luxury Vacation Rental Costs

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 5, 2015

At G2G Collection, we’re constantly speaking with people about their top vacation spots and answering their questions about how much it costs in different destinations.  One of the hottest new destinations that we get asked about is Playa del Carmen, a beach community on the “Mexican Riviera” about 45 minutes south of Cancun.  In this article, we’ll review pricing for different options in Punta Mita, as well as explain the difference between Punta Mita and Punta de Mita.

Punta Mita vs.

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Timeshares vs. Vacation Clubs: An Honest Comparison and Review

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 3, 2015

For years, people have been asking us if our vacation club is like a timeshare.  You may be wondering what is the difference between a timeshare and a vacation club?  If so, you certainly aren’t alone, as there is much confusion even in the industry regarding these terms.  In this article, we’ll dive into timeshares vs. vacation clubs, clearly define the difference between these two “second home alternatives” and compare the pros and cons of each.

What is a Timeshare?

A timeshare

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5 VRBO Problems and How to Avoid Them

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 1, 2015

In the past few weeks, we have been asked many times about the risks of renting homes on websites like VRBO, Homeaway and Airbnb.  While there are many virtues of companies like VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner, or Homeaway, their parent company), renting homes on the internet can also present challenges.  Here are the top 5 VRBO problems and how to avoid them:

1. The pictures don’t give you the “whole picture.”  Imagine that you own a vacation home with a fabulous

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How Much a Destination Club Costs (Membership Pricing)

Written by Kelly Palmer on May 28, 2015

Our team speaks with thousands of people each year, only some of whom are familiar with destination clubs.  Today we will walk you through how much a destination club costs and review the different types. With a wide range from $7,500 to $400,000 or more, you can begin to determine if membership is right for you, and if so, which one might be the best fit.  Let’s get started…

The 3 Types of Destination Clubs (also referred to as Vacation Cubs)

To understand what a destination club

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