Close to home or oceans away, these destinations offer countless opportunities for travelers to explore. Beaches, deserts, urban spots – let these beautiful locations inspire you and contact us to turn your travel dreams into real plans! The information here provided is for general informational purposes only. All information on the Site is provided inContinue reading

4 Reasons To Use a Travel Agent

With years of experience in organizing travel, our agents have become extremely savvy on finding the best deals for their clients. Amongst the upsides of how they can help you save money on your next trip, our agents also:• Bundle services together to create a tailored package, bringing down the overall cost of your trip.•Continue reading “4 Reasons To Use a Travel Agent”

The Beauty in our Backyard – Domestic Travel, Antebellum Edition

Since we’re all about domestic travel lately, we’ll discuss a few lesser known destinations around the country. Everybody knows of Times Square, or the Golden Gate bridge, or Disney World, but many don’t know about historical destinations such as St. Francisville and Baton Rouge, two Louisiana towns dripping in southern charm and enriched by allContinue reading “The Beauty in our Backyard – Domestic Travel, Antebellum Edition”

Domestic Travel during Covid-19

International travel is always a great adventure, but with the pandemic and all the risks and requirements that come with going to a new country, over 70% of Americans are choosing to enjoy domestic destinations this summer. The consequence of that is an immense surge of demand for rental cars, campers and RV’s, National ParkContinue reading “Domestic Travel during Covid-19”

What you should know about international travel in the era of Covid-19

The world is reopening! It’s so exciting to be able to fly again, explore new places, even get a stamp on the passport! Here are some useful things to keep in mind when considering international travel. According to the U.S. Department of State, it is now safe for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents to travelContinue reading “What you should know about international travel in the era of Covid-19”

The blog is back!

Hello, world! As multiple countries – cautiously – reopen for travel, so does our beloved blog!Expect great information, pictures and wanderlust-inducing posts on all things travel. With so many restrictions in place, it can be overwhelming trying to find the correct information on your destination of choice; look no further! In our comprehensive Covid-19 ResourcesContinue reading “The blog is back!”

Everything You Need to Know About the Greek Island of Crete

While the world has slowed down during COVID-19 our travel consultants have been busy little bees. Since the beginning of the crisis, they have been taking care of their clients both at home and abroad. They have tirelessly worked to bring their travelers home safely from their travels. While at the same time rescheduling, planning,Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About the Greek Island of Crete”

An Update from the WIT Blog

At Willamette Intl Travel, our agents are working to accommodate the needs of our clients in this time of crisis. We’re getting people home, rebooking canceled travel plans, and providing personalized customer service. If you’re a client and need to rebook your travel plans, please reach your travel agent at 503-224-0180. We have a 24/7Continue reading “An Update from the WIT Blog”

Travel News: New Overwater Bungalows in the Bahamas and More

It’s been quite a whirlwind of travel news lately, but hopefully things will clear up soon. In this week’s travel news, we have a few lighthearted and cheery updates to share: New Ride At Universal Studios Hollywood – The Secret Life of Pets A new ride based on The Secret Life of Pets films willContinue reading “Travel News: New Overwater Bungalows in the Bahamas and More”

Back in Africa! Tanzania January 2020

The golf course at nearby Kilimanjaro Golf and Wildlife Estate is the first 18-hole championship golf course in Tanzania and is up to par with the most demanding international guidelines. It’s that time of year again, when WIT Founders Christina and John have recently returned from another spectacular trip to Africa. As usual, they escortedContinue reading “Back in Africa! Tanzania January 2020”

Tanzania 2020 – Serengeti

Christina and John recently returned from their biannual trip to Africa! Every year, they escort a small group of clients through countries from Kenya and Tanzania to Namibia and South Africa. From two spectacular safari days in Ngorongoro Crater, the group continues on to the Serengeti with Unique Safaris. A few days of game drives takeContinue reading “Tanzania 2020 – Serengeti”

The 6 Top Luxury Cruise Trends For 2020

“In 2020, cruisers are choosing itineraries based on destinations and the more unusual and faraway, the better,” said Beth Butzlaff, VP of cruise sales at Virtuoso.

Travel in Japan, Deer Crackers and Bamboo Forests

WIT Agent Katrina returns with more stories from her travels to Japan late last year! This is a continuation from a previous post by Katrina, which you can read here.  After spending the day with Matthew, I then took the high-speed train Shinkansen to Kyoto. Kyoto was once the capital of Japan and it shows inContinue reading “Travel in Japan, Deer Crackers and Bamboo Forests”

Travel News: New USS Arizona Memorial

Updates from the Travel News vector! Every week we feature the latest in industry and traveler-friendly news. So you can stay up to date with the world of travel.  Domestic News In the growing trend of kid-friendly themed hotels, Cartoon Network has just opened up a hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 165-room hotel sits onContinue reading “Travel News: New USS Arizona Memorial”

Travels in Japan – A Pig Café & the World’s First Digital Art Museum

WIT Agent Katrina Returns with More Stories from Her Recent Trip to Japan! This is a continuation from a previous post by Katrina about her trip to Japan, which you can read here.  The Hyatt Regency, Tokyo I stayed at the 5-star Hyatt Regency Tokyo for 4 nights. The hotel was massive. It’s almost 30Continue reading “Travels in Japan – A Pig Café & the World’s First Digital Art Museum”

Hike New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk

If you’re looking for a new adventure this year, look no further than New Zealand. The gorgeous South Island just opened its newest hiking trail, the Paparoa Track. The Trail Through Paparoa National Park 55 Kilometers of gorgeous mountain scenery runs from Blackball on the east side of the Paparoa Range to Punakaiki on the westContinue reading “Hike New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk”

Travel News: Eurail Pass adds Latvia & Estonia

Rush My Passport  There is a new passport courier service that may serve you time when ordering your passport. RushMyPassport can expedite the delivery of your passport from 1-18 days for a fee. It’s even authorized by the US Customs and Border Protection. Got a trip departure and just noticed your passport is due toContinue reading “Travel News: Eurail Pass adds Latvia & Estonia”

When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?

Celebrated Experiences recently published great tips on how to do Ireland right – and when! So we thought we’d share it with you. Does it Rain a Lot in Ireland? The rumors are true, Ireland’s weather has a lot of rain! Though it can be challenging to predict when the rain will fall, remember that theContinue reading “When is the Best Time to Visit Ireland?”

6 New Attractions Opening Up in 2020

2020 is in full swing, and the travel industry is looking at some great new attractions opening up this year! From Game of Thrones to Marvel-themed land, here are six places you need to visit in 2020. 6. Academy Museum, Los Angeles The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is getting its own Museum, dedicatedContinue reading “6 New Attractions Opening Up in 2020”

Hike the Camino de Santiago with The Wayfarers

Always dreamed of walking the Camino de Santiago but never had the time or resources? Not even sure where to begin to hike the world’s most famous pilgrimage route? Never fear! Introducing two departures – one in Spring, one in Fall 2020. Welcome to The Wayfarers The Wayfarers is an exceptional company for walking vacations.Continue reading “Hike the Camino de Santiago with The Wayfarers”