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Favorite New York Spots: G2G Collection team member Jema Edwards

Written by Michele Richardson on January 25, 2013

New York City has continued to stand at the forefront as a top travel destination in the United States. From the bright lights to the bustling streets to delicious food, you’ll understand why so many people love visiting the Big Apple and why it’s a G2G Collection destination. G2G Collection team member, Jema Edwards, shares some of her favorite stops during her recent visit to NYC:

Chelsea Market is a great place to do some shopping and get immersed into the

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Charity Causes We’re Passionate About

Written by Michele Richardson on January 18, 2013

All of us at The Getaway 2 Give Collection agree that our charity causes are the WHY behind what we do. As the world’s only philanthropic vacation club and with a mission of raising $1 billion for deserving causes over the next decade, we support charitable organizations that range from those serving the local homeless to those providing for hungry children half a world away. Through Intelligent Philanthropy, we are proud to support charity causes that address the environment, the arts, education, health, well-being, and more.

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Best water sports to enjoy in Anguilla

Written by Michele Richardson on January 17, 2013

During your next G2G getaway to Anguilla, explore the warm, crystal-clear Caribbean waters by sailing, surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. As temperatures rarely drop below 77 degrees, this treasured Caribbean paradise is an ideal spot to get out and explore your surroundings. One thing in particular that you’ll want to get acquainted with is the turquoise ocean water, sprawling out as far as the eye can see.  There are plenty of adventurous activities to do that involve the ocean.

 

Sail. Spend the

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Experience an African Safari Adventure with G2G

Written by Michele Richardson on January 15, 2013

What’s at the top of your luxury travel destinations bucket list? If experiencing an African Safari adventure is on that list AND you’re a G2G member, we have you covered.

Situated just north of Hluhluwe, South Africa, you and your family will be immersed into the culture and landscapes that the area is known for at the Thanda Private Game Reserve.  As a guest, you will take part in a morning game drive in an open-topped Land Rover, where you’ll get the chance to

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Escape To Chicago with Your G2G Collection Membership

Written by Michele Richardson on January 10, 2013

Summertime in Chicago is hard to beat, so we absolutely recommend that you start to plan that urban luxury getaway. With your Getaway 2 Give Collection membership, you can enjoy a five-star quality luxury travel vacation in the heart of Chicago at our exclusive penthouse property.

This two-bedroom penthouse is located in Chicago’s trendy River North district, just across from the Merchandise Mart and a few blocks from the world-famous Magnificent Mile. The location is ideal for sightseeing and indulging in

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Our Most Memorable Travel Experiences

Written by Michele Richardson on January 9, 2013

As a member of the G2G Collection, you’re not only helping transform the world through the power of giving every time you book your vacation with us, but you are also getting access to some of the most unforgettable travel experiences of a lifetime.

In the spirit of making memories, we asked some of our team members to share their most memorable travel experiences and here’s what they had to say:

Peter Sobrero:  Cabo has to be the most memorable vacation for

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Travel Bloggers Share Their Voluntourism Trips

Written by Michele Richardson on January 7, 2013

All of us at The Getaway 2 Give Collection understand the importance of giving back while traveling. Not only does it offer a rewarding charitable giving experience, but it also gives you the chance to make a difference in the community you are traveling to. To help inspire our volunteer vacations, we wanted to share a couple of Voluntourism Trips from some of our favorite bloggers.

 

Costa Rica Volunteer Vacation Program Profile by Jennifer Miner of The Vacation Gals

“When researching different volunteer vacations,

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G2G Destination: Uncover History at The Langham London

Written by Michele Richardson on January 4, 2013

Covering more than 600 square miles and comprised of 32 boroughs, London is one of the world’s largest cities. Beyond Buckingham Palace and the blinding lights of Piccadilly Circus, London is an ideal Getaway 2 Give vacation destination for the whole family. By offering something for everyone and things that you can do with the family, like visiting the London Zoo or a few of the historical sites, each day in London brings something new.

As a G2G Collection member, you

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How to Make the Most of your Beach Vacation

Written by Michele Richardson on January 2, 2013

As you prepare for your next beach vacation using your Getaway 2 Give Collection membership, let’s ensure that you make the most of your time. To do that, we bring to you a few tips to help create a memorable travel experience for you and your travel companion at any of our tropical destination offerings.

Plan ahead of time. Sure, with every holiday comes a certain degree of spontaneity that makes for great memories, but a lack of planning will likely leave

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The Getaway 2 Give Collection featured in HOTELS Magazine

Written by Michele Richardson on December 18, 2012

HOTELS Magazine, which covers trendsetting hotel industry news from around the world, recently covered the inaugural venture of The Giving Plan’s philanthropic mission, The Getaway 2 Give Collection.

“We believe that everyone has a generosity of spirit and, given the choice, they will choose options where they can personally make a difference,” said Adam Capes, president, The Giving Plan. “By creating the G2G Collection, we help families vacation well and make the best use of their coveted time together while helping

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