Mother’s Day Travel Gifts – Travel Gift Guide Roundup 2012

All Items are Sorted by Price - Most Expensive to Least Expensive

Friendly Planet Travel's Patagonian Explorer By The Sea

Friendly Planet Travel - Patagonian Explorer by the Sea

Description: Friendly Planet Travel, a leading group tour operator offering affordable vacations to exotic destinations worldwide is offering traveleres the opportunity to explore amazingly diverse and fascinating Patagonia, a magnificent "off-the-beaten-path" region spanning portions of Chile and Argentina, where you'll find soaring mountains, windy plains that stretch endlessly toward the distant horizon, lush forests filled with ancient flora and fauna, and pristine glaciers. It is an enchanted voyage filled with contrast and beauty, excitement and adventure, and one that you will never forget. The 12-day tour starts at $4,599 and includes non-stop round-trip air to Buenos Aires and Santiago; all intra-South America flights; all transfers; accommodations in first class and deluxe hotels; 3-nights cruise aboard MS Stella Australis; 17 meals; English-speaking local guides; and more.

Price: $4,599.00 to $4,899.00 Visit the Website

Friendly Planet Travel's Galapagos Islands Wildlife Discovery Tour

Galapagos Islands Wildlife Discovery Tour

Description: Charles Darwin’s legendary islands that inspired his theory of evolution has inspired Friendly Planet Travel, a leading group tour operator offering affordable vacation packages to exotic destinations worldwide, to create its newest tour, Galapagos Islands Wildlife Discovery. This 8-day tour starting at $2,799 takes travelers to Ecuador, one of South America’s jewels, known for its remarkable landscape, wildlife, volcanoes, cloud forests and famous Galapagos Islands. Travelers will explore the islands, home to fascinating species of birds and animals including the marine iguanas, giant tortoises, pelicans and even penguins. The tour includes round-trip air from Miami via LAN Airlines; fuel surcharges; airline taxes and fees; and all intra-country transportation. It also includes deluxe and superior first class hotel accommodations; several meals including 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners; comprehensive sightseeing with a naturalist guide on the island; National Park fees and more.

Price: $2,799.00 to $3,099.00 Visit the Website

Explore Italy With Friendly Planet Travel

Basilica of St. Francis, photo courtesy of Aaron Logan

Description: Medieval art, classic monuments, strong religious significance, hearty Italian meals and savory wines describe Italian culture. Thanks to Friendly Planet Travel, a leading tour operator that offers high-quality, affordable vacation packages to exotic destinations worldwide, travelers can experience the wonders of Italy with two new trips. The first is a 10-day Incredible Italy tour, for an exceptional, high value-for-money price of $3,099, and the second is the 8-day Splendid Sicily tour for just $2,799. Both tours include round-trip airfare from New York, including fuel surcharges; all ground transportation and transfers; accommodations in superior and deluxe hotels; breakfast daily plus several additional meals and wine, mineral water, and coffee or cappuccino at all lunches and dinners. The package also includes headphones (whisper technology) for enhanced sightseeing; a comprehensive touring program, including entrance fees; a professional, English-speaking tour manager with local guides in major cities and more.

Price: $2,799.00 to $3,099.00 Visit the Website

Friendly Planet Travel's Kenya Safari Express Tour


Description: Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Friendly Planet Travel, a leading group tour operator, is offering their Kenya Safari Express tour for $2,199. Travelers can enjoy 8-days in this beautiful country. This trip includes round-trip airfare from New York to Nairobi on Turkish Airlines including fuel surcharges airline taxes and fees, 6 nights accommodations at a deluxe Nairobi hotel and superior safari lodges, all intra-Africa land transportation and transfers, boat safari on Lake Naivasha, 12 bountiful meals, comprehensive sightseeing tours and game-viewing drives, experienced driver/guide and game-spotter, and comprehensive sightseeing tours in Nairobi by a local English-speaking guide.

Price: $2,199.00 to $2,699.00 Visit the Website

Friendly Planet Travel's Dazzling Dubai And Bangkok Tour


Description: Tour two unique Middle Eastern destinations with Friendly Planet Travel, one of the internet’s leading group travel providers. Friendly Planet' s 9-day Dazzling Dubai and Bangkok tour is available for the unbelievable price of $2,189. On this nine day journey, travelers will explore the epicenter of Asian modern luxury in both Dubai and Bangkok, two of the world’s most fascinating destinations not typically paired together. The tour includes round-trip air from LAX (other gateways available for an additional cost) on Emirates, one of the top-five airlines in the world; fuel surcharges; airline taxes and fees; and all ground transportation and transfers. It also includes deluxe hotel accommodations; a daily buffet breakfast; touring programs, including entrance fees; professional, English-speaking tour directors and local guides; and more.

Price: $2,189.00 Visit the Website

Pamper Mom With The Moorings All-Inclusive Crewed Yacht Vacations!

Adventure awaits in the British Virgin Islands

Description: Let mom relax with an All-Inclusive Crewed Yacht Vacation in the British Virgin Islands and save $1200*! Cruise aboard a Moorings 4600 sail catamaran or Moorings 474PC from May 1 – September 30, 2012 to redeem your savings. Be sure to book by May 31, 2012 and mention promotion code SPLSH when reserving this special offer! * New Crewed full yacht vacation bookings only. Departures to Tortola departing May 1 – September 30, 2012. All bookings valid on Moorings 4600 and Moorings 474PC only. Minimum 6 days. Book by May 31, 2012. Subject to availability. Combinable with Captain's Rewards or Long Term discount to maximum of $1200 plus 5%.

Price: $2,100.00 to $8,500.00 Visit the Website

Explore Cuba With Friendly Planet Travel

Havana, Cuba

Description: Cuba is one of the hottest travel destinations right now and thanks to Friendly Planet Travel, travelers can visit Cuba on the 5-day Discover Havana tour for $2,099 and 7-day Colors of Cuba tour for $2,799. All tours include round-trip airfare from Miami via U.S. Government-licensed charter service and letter of authorization as well as all ground transportation, superior hotel accommodations, all meals, and comprehensive programs of educational exchanges organized by a Friendly Planet rep, who will lead travelers throughout the trip.

Price: $2,099.00 to $2,799.00 Visit the Website

Yoga Retreats In Paradise "Discover The Fountain Of Youth"

Snorkeling Excursion in Bali

Description: Give the Gift of Health, Happiness and Beauty to the ones you Love Are you ready to relax, rejuvenate and be yourself again? "Discover the Fountain of Youth" retreats with Dashama are designed to restore balance and harmony, while providing the perfect environment for personal growth and the journey of a lifetime. Daily yoga, meditation, journaling, cleansing and healthy detox diet, exploration, adventure, relaxation, spa treatments and healing massage are all on the menu for you in paradise. We have retreats in Bali, Croatia, UK and Miami Beach in 2012. Buy a gift certificate for a friend, loved one or parent and one for yourself to join them for this bliss retreat. Space is always limited. Advanced registration required. Full details on the website: About the teacher: Founder of Pranashama Yoga Institute, Global 30 Day Yoga Challenge and Perfect 10 Lifestyle, Dashama is an innovator in the field of yoga, mind/body transformation and healing. Her personal approach to yoga as a lifestyle and life path to healing, awakening to more joy, love and abundance on all levels is unique and highly sought after. To learn more about Dashama visit:

Price: $1,800.00 to $6,000.00 Visit the Website

Friendly Planet Travel's Taste Of Turkey Tour

Library of Celsius, photo courtesy of Djenan Kozic

Description: At the crossroads of Asia and Europe, travelers find Turkey, an exotic country with steep history, jaw-dropping landscape and sun-splashed beaches. Now, thanks to Friendly Planet Travel, a leading group tour operator offering exotic vacations to international destinations worldwide, travelers can get a Taste of Turkey on this 8-day tour starting at $1,399. This deal includes stops in Kusadasi, a beautiful resort town; Ephesus, the capital city of the Roman Province of Asia Minor; the ruins of the Red Basilica; the ancient City of Troy; and Turkey’s largest metropolis, Istanbul. The trip includes round-trip non-stop flights from New York (JFK) to Istanbul via Turkish Airlines (including fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), arrival and departures transfers with meeting, assistance and porterage, Intra-Turkey transportation, many meals, accommodations in superior first class and deluxe hotels, comprehensive touring program including entrance fees and English-speaking tour guides, and more.

Price: $1,399.00 to $1,799.00 Visit the Website

2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Introduces Exclusive Travel Experiences

2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Description: The 2012 USA Pro Challenge is providing fans with the opportunity to enjoy VIP Travel Packages! The travel experiences are carefully designed to take in key portions of the racing action, while including a variety of unique opportunities only available through the race organization. For each package, guests may choose between various levels of accommodations and benefits. Cyclists who want to get in on the action also will have the opportunity to challenge themselves on portions of the race routes, while enjoying full support from the professional guide staff.

Price: $1,395.00 to $4,395.00 Visit the Website

Hang Ten This Summer At Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club

Portofino Ocean View Suite

Description: Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club in Redondo Beach offers an authentic "Surf and Sand" SoCal lifestyle experience this summer, from June 1 - September 3 (Labor Day Weekend) , and starting at $999 for two nights, with one week advance bookings. With luxury marina accommodations, surf lessons for four at Campsurf, 27 miles of surf, sand and affection to explore on complimentary beachcomber cruisers and a $100 dining credit at on-site BALEEN, Portofino creates the perfect combination for family fun in the sun.

Price: $999.00 to $999.00 Visit the Website

Bass Lake Vacation Home Rentals

Bass Lake Vacation Rentals by Century 21 Ditton Realty

Description: Enjoy a lake front vacation rental home at Bass Lake this summer! We also manage a variety of lake view and lake area homes, many with boat slips on community docks. We even offer pet friendly cabins and homes! Only 45 minutes north of Fresno and 20 minutes south of Yosemite National Park, the blue water of Bass Lake awaits your arrival. This mountain paradise invites visitors to indulge in romantic getaways, reunite for family reunions and holidays, or just escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Make Bass Lake Vacation Rentals part of your next Sierra Nevada vacation! Stay with us at beautiful Bass Lake and experience all the wonders that the Central Sierra Nevada has to offer!

Price: $800.00 to $7,000.00 Visit the Website

The Library Hotel, NYC - The Erotica Package For Lovers

The Love Room at the Library Hotel

Description: Experience the Erotic Literature Room, the Love Room, or another charming room at the Library Hotel with this special romance package that includes gifts to take home to keep the passions burning: • A chilled bottle of Prosecco • 1 dozen Red Roses • Strawberries and a bowl of whipped cream • Kama Sutra Love Essentials Package: this irresistible set of Kama Sutra's all-time favorites includes a sprinkling of sweet, edible Honey Dust; tongue-tempting Original Oil of Love and a lubricating Love Liquid. • Erotic Dice • Erotic Moods: The Very Best of Nusound. • A book of Exotic Chocolates from Vosges Haute-Chocolat • Two plush Library Hotel bath robes (yes, yours to take home) • Kama Sutra Pocket Guide The Library Hotel was a Fodor's Choice Gold Awards 2010 winner in the category of “Most Romantic Hotels.” An oasis of modern elegance, the hotel features ten guestroom floors dedicated to categories of the Dewey Decimal System: Social Sciences, Literature, Languages, History, Math & Science, General Knowledge, Technology, Philosophy, The Arts and Religion." THE LIBRARY HOTEL 299 Madison Avenue (at 41st Street) New York, NY 10017 Tel: (212) 98 3-4500/Toll Free: (877) 793-7323/Fax: (212) 499-9099 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $475.00 to $950.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Giraffe, NY - Champagne Days & Naughty Nights

Hotel Giraffe Romantic Nights

Description: Take some time out from exploring New York City, and spend some quality time exploring your love for each other at Hotel Giraffe. Champagne Days - A selection of indulgences for the daytime hours... • In room breakfast • A chilled bottle of Vueve Clicquot upon arrival • 4-piece box of Le Belge gourmet chocolate truffles Naughty Nights - An essentials kit for an unforgettable night • Rose petal turndown • "Don't Stop" Massage Oil • "Naughty Bubbles" Bubble Bath • "Add Magic" Lubricant • "Turn Me On" Vibrating Panties • "Good Girl/Bad Girl" Whipper Tickler • "All Tied Up" Bonding Tape • "Good Girl/Bad Girl" Blindfold Designed to celebrate the architecture of the Art Moderne period of the 1920s and '30s, Hotel Giraffe embodies the gentle power, grace and beauty found in nature's most beloved animal. Hotel Giraffe's inspired spaces and award-winning guestrooms create a sense of effortless luxury and unparalleled comfort. In the Grande Lobby, guests enjoy complimentary deluxe European-style breakfasts and wine & cheese receptions. HOTEL GIRAFFE, NYC 365 Park Avenue South at 26th Street New York, NY 10016 Tel: (212) 685-7700/Toll Free: (877) 296-0009/Fax: (212) 685-7771 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $255.00 to $494.00 Visit the Website

Hotel Elysée, NYC - The Bloomingdale's Shopping Package

The Royal Suite at the Hotel Elysee

Description: Enjoy New York with Hotel Elysée's luxurious accommodations just steps from a world renowned shopping experience at Bloomingdale’s in Midtown Manhattan. This package includes 15% off storewide and a $50 gift card offered exclusively to guests of the Hotel Elysée. Package also includes: a surprise gift from the Visitor’s Lounge at Bloomingdale’s midtown; free frozen yogurt with purchase of an entree at 40 Carrot’s restaurant; and a personal shopper & complimentary delivery of your purchases to the hotel. The timeless style of classic "Old New York" sets the stage for an unforgettable experience in Manhattan. With its romantic ambiance and gracious service, the Hotel Elysée is acclaimed as one of the city's best loved hotels. Home of the world famous Monkey Bar, Hotel Elysée was once a playground for the rich and eccentric and has been the permanent NYC address of many movie stars, artists, and writers over the years. Hotel Elysée was twice voted the most romantic hotel in New York by Citysearch and was named "Best Small New York Hotel" by Travel & Leisure magazine. HOTEL ELYSEE 60 East 54th Street New York, NY 10022 Tel: (212) 753-1066/Toll Free: (800) 535-9733/Fax: (212) 980-9278 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $248.00 to $500.00 Visit the Website

Casablanca Hotel's Most Romantic Package In NYC - A Kiss Is Just A Kiss

Casablanca Hotel Romantic Lights

Description: A Kiss is Just a Kiss - Romantic Package at Casablanca Hotel, NY, NY Perfect for couples in love! • A chilled bottle of sparkling Prosecco on arrival • Romantic Rose Petal Turndown service • A plate of fresh strawberries • A beautiful Hershey's Kisses gift Celebrated as one of New York City's most popular hotels, the Casablanca Hotel is a hidden gem, just steps away from vibrant Times Square. Inspired by the romance of the movie "Casablanca," this oasis of luminous Moroccan glamour and hospitality is only outshined by the talented and eager to please staff. Rick's Café, a relaxing upstairs club room, serves complimentary refreshments 24 hours a day, including deluxe European-style breakfast each morning and wine & cheese receptions every evening from 5-8 p.m. Winner TripAdvisor 2011 Travelers' Choice Awards Best Hotels US and Top 10 Hotels Best Service US. CASABLANCA HOTEL, NYC 147 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036 Tel: (212) 869-1212/Toll Free: (888) 922-7225/Fax: (212) 391-7585 E-Mail: [email protected]

Price: $224.00 to $416.00 Visit the Website

Magellan EXplorist 310 Handheld GPS Navigator

Magellan eXplorist 310 Handheld GPS Navigator

Description: Magellan eXplorist 310 provides outdoor enthusiasts with features including a premium world map and the ability to upload detailed topographic maps. Whether for an avid outdoorsman navigating to a favorite fishing hole, an up-and-coming geocacher graduating to more complex finds, or an experienced backpacker looking for a powerful, yet light and portable GPS receiver; the eXplorist 310 is the perfect companion for hundreds of different outdoor activities. With a vibrant, 2.2-inch transflective color screen, a highly sensitive GPS chipset providing 3-5 meters of accuracy, and the ability to record hundreds of waypoints, tracks, and routes, the eXplorist 310 GPS receiver provides all the essential navigation features required to venture into the great outdoors. It comes pre-loaded with Magellan's World Edition map, which includes a road network of more than 200 countries. The device supports 10,000 paperless geocaches and users can expand the map detail and coverage by adding regional versions of Magellan's Summit Series topographic maps. Users start each adventure with a single click, record every step, and monitor their progress by viewing the track summary statistics or quickly find their way home using the backtrack function. Two AA batteries provide up to 18 hours of continual outdoor use.

Price: $199.99 Visit the Website

VueZone Wireless Video Monitoring System

VueZone Camera

Description: Forget the flowers and spa day! For Mother’s Day this year, shower mom with the best in technology with a new product that is designed to simplify her busy life. VueZone is a wireless video monitoring system that streams footage via the Internet or mobile device with the iPhone and Android apps. The compact system allows you to place small cameras virtually anywhere inside or outside the home. VueZone is perfect for moms who like to keep an eye on things while away from home, whether it’s keeping tabs on the kids doing homework or making sure the family dog isn’t getting into trouble. The newly added motion detection feature alerts users via email or text message when there is activity taking place wherever the cameras are located. VueZone systems are priced starting at $199.95 and can be purchased at

Price: $199.95 to $289.95 Visit the Website

Wenger Solar Chargers

Wenger Solar Charger Pro

Description: Wenger, Maker of the Genuine Swiss Army Knife, has introduced a complete family of Solar Chargers, ideal for the outdoor enthusiast. The new line includes three models, featuring a standard Solar Charger, Top Solar Charger and Solar Charger Pro. Small enough to pack on any camping trip but large enough to charge phones, tablets, GPS’s and more, the new Solar Chargers are almost as versatile and functional as a Wenger Swiss Army Knife. The new Wenger Solar Chargers utilize sunlight to generate an electric current that ultimately becomes a renewable source of energy, allowing users to prolong their outdoor adventures, while at the same time syncing their social life. Made of robust, flexible and waterproof polycrystalline solar panels, Wenger’s Solar Chargers are a smart, portable solution to charge your electronic devices on the go. A great accessory to Wenger’s Camping Gear, these Solar Chargers easily attach to a tent, bike, pack, kayak, car top and almost anything else that one might carry or ride. Each model includes a high capacity lithium battery which accumulates and stores generated power that can be used on-demand for GPS, tablets, smart phones, e-readers, digital cameras and more. The battery features a USB input that's compatible with hundreds of electronic devices and to make life even easier, each Wenger Solar Charger includes a retractable USB connector and 5 adapters.

Price: $180.00 to $340.00 Visit the Website

The Chinese Talking Travel Guidebook With “Point & Listen” Technology

The Chinese Talking Travel Guidebook from Parrot Learning

Description: The Chinese Talking Travel Guidebook, the most comprehensive Chinese travel guide available, is an innovative language tool designed to break down the language barrier for those traveling to China for pleasure or on business. The kit includes the Parrot Learning Audio Pen featuring “Point & Listen” technology, 3 Talking Books, English-Chinese Dictionary, stereo headset, wrist and neck straps, USB cable (for future updates) and 2-AAA batteries for immediate use. The Audio Pen Reader is like having an interpreter by your side 24-hours a day. When aimed at words or phrases from the included easy to carry Talking Books, the pen speaks Chinese or English in clear, natural voices - with perfect pronunciation and tone (voice recordings by English speaking Chinese television announcers.) The compact Audio Pen is lightweight and has three easy-to-operate function buttons to switch between Chinese and English, adjust volume and repeat sentences. You can also control speech speed from conversational to slower to master pronunciation and tone. The guidebook set has 15 chapters organized to rapidly find the right phrase for real-life situations such as airport travel, hotels, transportation, eating and drinking, entertainment, sightseeing, shopping, emergencies, personal necessities, socializing and expressing emotions. Available at and

Price: $119.00 Visit the Website

"Sweet Escape" Resort Package

Kimpton Firesky Resort & Spa

Description: Get out of town--or just get out of the house--and settle into Old Town Scottsdale for a sweet Mother’s Day escape at the Kimpton Firesky Resort & Spa. Perfect for moms and daughters to enjoy together, the “Sweet Escape Package” package offers two welcome cocktails at Taggia, complimentary dessert at any dining experience in Taggia or a Kimpton restaurant, certificates for shopping discounts at Fashion Square and beyond, and 25 percent off of a 60- or 90-minute treatment at Jurlique Spa. The special package rate starts at $209 through May, and at $109 from June through September.

Price: $109.00 to $209.00 Visit the Website


Verizon 3G/4G MiFi

Description: MiFi is a personal wireless broadband hotspot that can be used anytime and anywhere an Internet connection is needed. With its size comparable to a credit card, it can easily fit in your pocket, purse or briefcase. This stand-alone device provides a mobile hotspot for up to 5 people to connect with multiple WiFi enabled devices such as laptops, camera’s, PDA’s, gaming devices, etc. Additionally, 4G versions of the MiFi are available on Sprint’s WiMAX and Verizon’s LTE network to take advantage of the latest blazing fast speeds 4G has to offer.

Price: $99.00 to $100.00 Visit the Website

Wenger Camping Lighters

Wenger's Clava Lighter, Available for $94.95

Description: Keeping in tradition with all Wenger products, this line of camping lighters are made from high-quality materials, and crafted with expert workmanship and design. Unlike conventional lighters, three of the new models, the Asterion, Clava and Hydor feature a jet flame with piezoelectric technology, which allows mixing air into the fuel mix before ignition, producing a powerful blue flame that works in all, but the most extremely windy conditions. Further emphasizing Wenger’s motto of durability and reliability, each of the lighters are refillable, providing a source of light and heat on all outdoor excursions. Much like a Swiss Army Knife, a quality, reliable source of fire is essential to any outdoor adventure. Whether as a source of heat for cooking or survival or simply just the setting for a night of storytelling, a camping lighter is a “must take.” All lighters from the new line are available in black, chrome satin, and red.

Price: $84.95 to $99.95 Visit the Website

Lexar® JumpDrive® Triton USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Lexar® JumpDrive® Triton USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Description: One of the fastest USB flash drives available, the ultra-portable Lexar® JumpDrive® Triton USB 3.0 flash drive leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to deliver blazing-fast transfer speeds, with write speeds up to 150MB/s.* The drive is ultra portable for everyday use and boasts a sleek metal alloy design. Lexar JumpDrive Triton is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities. The Lexar Triton USB 3.0 flash drive leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to provide blazing-fast file transfer, with up to 155MB/s read and 150MB/s write (more than 20x faster than standard drives). This gives you the power, for example, to quickly and easily transfer 100 songs in less than 20 seconds and a full-length HD movie in less than 40 seconds.

Price: $79.99 to $234.99 Visit the Website

Magellan RoadMate Application 2.0 For IPhone

Magellan RoadMate App 2.0

Description: Magellan's new RoadMate iPhone App 2.0 provides a new user interface, Free Lifetime Maps, Free Traffic Updates and features Yelp API and Google local search for US, Canada and Puerto Rico! The new Magellan RoadMate App also offers POI Sharing, features OneTouch favorites menu and highway lane assist. Users can make or take phone calls while real-time navigation activities and routing continues in the background. The new Magellan RoadMate App transforms an iPhone into a full-featured GPS navigator with turn-by-turn voice guidance and spoken street names. Fully optimized for iPhone 4, the app delivers stunning visuals and enables turn-by-turn navigation to run in the background while users are on a call or while using another app simultaneously. The Magellan RoadMate North America App is also compatible with the 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch. With the addition of Magellan Premium Car Kit (sold separately), users can transform their iPod touch into an instant GPS navigator.

Price: $59.99 Visit the Website

Gray Line New York's The Big Pink Sightseeing Tour

Gray Line New York's Pink Bus

Description: For an original Mother’s Day activity that benefits a cause close to everyone’s heart, Gray Line New York, New York City’s premier and iconic RED double-decker buses will be turning PINK. Gray Line New York (and you) will be supporting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® by donating $1 of all adult ticket sales toward helping to find a cure. The Big Pink Sightseeing tour is fully-guided, entertaining and enlightening, allowing passengers to uncover the best Midtown and Downtown Manhattan landmarks while simultaneously giving back to a great cause. While atop the best seat in the house, passengers will see and hear all about NYC’s most-famous sights including: • Times Square • Fifth Avenue • Statue of Liberty • One World Trade center • Empire State Building • Central Park • Rockefeller Center (Top of the Rock) • The Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges • The New York Historical Society Museum **The New York Historical Society will be honoring a buy one get one admission for mothers when guests show their PINK tour tickets for the week of Mother’s Day.

Price: $44.00 to $49.00 Visit the Website

Hollywood CityPASS

Hollywood CityPASS

Description: Discover Hollywood’s most star-studded attractions with an easy-to-use, deep-discount ticket booklet that makes the perfect gift. With Hollywood CityPASS, you save 46 percent off regular admission to four Walk of Fame attractions, including the Starline Movie Stars’ Homes Tour, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Red Line Tours’ “Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes” tour, and a choice between the Kodak Theatre) Guided Tour or The Hollywood Museum. CityPASS is valid for nine days, starting with the first day of use. Cost: $59 adults (value $108.90); $39 kids, 3-11. Purchase online at or at any of the participating attractions.

Price: $39.00 to $59.00 Visit the Website

The 2012 Entertainment Memberships

2012 Entertainment Book

Description: Entertainment® Promotions, a leading provider of discounts and promotions, has great new ways to access savings and expanded programs with its 2012 Book Membership and Savings Membership. The 2012 Entertainment Memberships include countless 50% off coupons and 2-for-1 discounts from leading national brands and regional businesses, access to online printable coupons and links for even more local and national offers, and a free download of the mobile companion app to easily search and redeem local and national deals right on a smartphone. Additional ways to save available with the 2012 Entertainment Memberships include: •The Frequent Values® Key Tag, which detaches from the Membership Card, can be used in conjunction with the Entertainment mobile app or the directory found online at to uncover ongoing 10% to 20% offers that can be used again and again with thousands of participating merchants; •Bonus Savings Cards, found inside the 2012 Book front cover and online, provide one-time $5 off deals with participating merchants that require no minimum purchase; •In addition to the great hotel deals that can already be found with a 2012 membership, the new Entertainment Hotel Bucks program provides up to 40% off instantly on thousands of hotels worldwide and 150 “hotel bucks” worth $150 in savings. The 2012 Entertainment Memberships can be found on their website. Additionally, the Entertainment Books can be bought through a local community fundraiser, as well as national retailers.

Price: $35.00 Visit the Website


CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand

Description: Looking for a creative and exciting way to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day? From June 17-19, CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand invites families everywhere to bring their Dad in to play the fun, interactive role of crime scene investigator for free. The complimentary tickets are available at the MGM Grand box office next to CSI: The Experience with the purchase of a full-price admission when they mention “Father’s Day Special.” Tickets are valid for same day visit only and cannot be sold or transferred.

Price: $30.00 Visit the Website

Lexar® Echo ZX Backup Drive

Lexar® Echo ZX Backup Drive

Description: As a business professional on the go, it’s important that you ensure the work you do on your personal computer is secure and protected. And with a busy lifestyle, there’s no time for the hassle and complexity of a traditional backup solution, and no room to carry an external hard drive and cables with you. Developed with this in mind, the Lexar® Echo ZX backup drive is a high-performance, plug-and-stay drive that provides a convenient way to quickly and automatically back up and protect your files on the go. The drive is available in 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB capacities. Designed for mobile computer users, the Lexar Echo ZX is a high-performance, always-ready, flash-based backup drive in a low-profile design that allows you to easily plug it into your system’s USB port—and keep it there—for ongoing, automatic backup of essential files. The high-performance Lexar Echo ZX backup drive is available in a range of capacities, with higher capacities offering higher performance—allowing you to transfer data with speeds up to 28MB/s read and 15MB/s write.* This gives you the ability to quickly back up and store more of the files that matter—great for your mobile lifestyle.

Price: $29.99 to $79.99 Visit the Website

Most Versatile Travel Pillow

SkyRest® travel pillow in use on a plane.

Description: This revolutionary travel pillow was introduced in 2002 and since then has helped over 100,000 travelers get more comfortable on planes, trains, in airports or wherever their travels take them. Lightweight and easy to inflate, it fits easily into any carry-on bag when deflated. Deflates in 10 seconds so you can re-pack in a hurry. SkyRest® has been a top performing product in SkyMall magazine for 10 years.

Price: $29.95 Visit the Website

Contigo 20oz. West Loop With AUTOSEAL® Technology - 100% Leak And Seal Proof

Contigo Travel Mug

Description: CONTIGO® AUTOSEAL® 20 OZ WEST LOOP VACUUM INSULATED TRAVEL MUG With No-Spill Technology •The Contigo® AUTOSEAL® 20 oz. West Loop Vacuum Insulated Travel Mug is a reusable, portable travel mug featuring patented technology that prevents spills and leaks. •AUTOSEAL® self-sealing lid technology offers press-to-sip drinking – there are no lids to remove and no spouts to open. •AUTOSEAL® allows for convenient one-handed use for drinking during activities – just press the button to sip; release to automatically seal. •Double wall vacuum insulated construction keeps beverages hot for up to 6 hours and cold for 20 hours, and also eliminates sweating. •Lid is top-rack dishwasher safe. •Sleek design fits most car cup holders for convenient travel. •Holds 20 oz. •Available at •Suggested retail price: $24.99. About Contigo® Contigo is a brand of Ignite, a company with a passion for great products. Many Contigo® travel mugs and bottles feature the revolutionary, new AUTOSEAL® patented technology that automatically seals between sips. These products – to-go coffee mugs, hydration bottles and kids mugs – are 100 percent leak-proof and spill-proof with superior insulation properties and, like all Contigo products, are made from FDA-approved and BPA-free materials. Contigo products are available through a wide variety of national retailers and online. For more information, visit

Price: $24.99 to $25.00 Visit the Website

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate

Description: Caregivers and caretakers. In one simple word: Mom. She conjures up special feelings and memories in each one of us. From stay-at-home moms and single moms to military moms and working moms, they have a place in our hearts reserved just for them. While they don't expect thanks, each Mother's Day we might find ourselves wondering what to get Mom to show her how much she is loved and appreciated. With the BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate you can shower her with picnics in the park, sight-seeing and shopping excursions, spa treatments, getaways with girlfriends, food & wine tours, crafting workshops or let her choose where and when to go. The possibilities are endless!

Price: $20.00 Visit the Website

Cirago's USB Sync Charge Cable Kit IMA1000

Cirago's USB Sync Charge Cable Kit IMA1000

Description: Cirago’s new USB Sync/Charge Cable Kit (IMA1000) makes traveling with your gadgets easy - the multi-platform sync/charge solution prevents a tangled mess of cords. Featuring a removable micro-USB to 30-pin adapter, the kit includes a 6-foot cable with USB 2.0 interface to sync or charge your iOS devices as well as virtually any micro-USB devices. The IMA1000 is MFI certified by an Apple approved testing facility and bears the Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad authentication.

Price: $19.99 Visit the Website


Travalo is a pocket sized perfume spray bottle that refills in seconds directly from almost any fragrance bottle with a removable spray head.

Description: Don’t you hate trying to travel with your favorite perfume – the glass bottle is heavy and can break in suitcases and is not carry-on friendly with TSA rules these days! Travalo is a no-spill easy to use refill container that uses an internal pump to transfer perfume from the large bottle to a travel-sized atomizer. Travalo allows you to bring your favorite perfume anywhere – even in carry-ons or in your purse.

Price: $9.99 to $19.99 Visit the Website

Brincatti Wide-Mouth Refillable Travel Bottles

Wide-Mouth Easy-Fill Bottles

Description: Packing your favorite personal care products without the hassle of pumps or spills is now possible thanks to Brincatti’s new wide-mouth travel bottle kit. No longer will airport security stand in the way of packing your favorite products as these compact 3-ounce bottles meet the TSA’s 3-1-1 regulation, and the quart-sized container easily slips into tight luggage spaces. With the holiday season already here, this four-piece refillable bottle set makes the perfect gift for any traveler, from road warriors to weekend vacationers. Brincatti’s bottles have a patented wide-mouth design that allows products to be easily and directly poured into them, allowing travelers to easily refill the bottles with their favorite products while saving time and money. Travelers have no need to worry about leaks, cracks or spills en route as Brincatti only uses high-quality plastic for their products.

Price: $9.99 to $14.99 Visit the Website

The Pocket-sized Fragrance Optimizer

Travalo allows you to take your favorite scent where you go!

Description: Travalo is a finger-sized container designed to refill in seconds. With its patent-pending spill-free Genie-S pump system, Travalo allows you to take your favorite scent where you go. New this summer, Travalo is introducing the latest model—Travalo Excel ($19.99) – which holds 30 percent more fragrance (65 sprays) and is made of durable aluminum. Each Travalo comes with a lifetime warranty in addition to the following features: • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approved • 98 percent recyclable, environmentally-friendly, lightweight material • Suitable for men and women • Works with removable nozzle bottles • Assortment of colors • Spill-free internal refill system doesn’t use funnels or other parts • Three convenient sizes: Pure, Classic and Excel (50-65 sprays each) • Retails for $9.99 to $19.99 To use, remove the nozzle from your perfume, place the Travalo on top and pump as much scent as needed. Travalo is available for purchase at For samples or high res images, please visit or contact Dawn Ryden at 512-502-1731 or at [email protected] About Travalo The pocket-sized Travalo fragrance atomizer features a patent-pending pump and refill system which quickly transfers perfume from a full-sized bottle into a travel-sized container. To learn more, or to shop the current collection, visit

Price: $9.99 to $19.99 Visit the Website

Probar Creates Healthy Vegan, Organic, All Natural, Raw, Blended Not Baked Whole Plant Based Food Products. Facebook: Theprobar Twitter: @Theprobar

Description: PROBAR is the innovator and leader in convenient, on-the-go, all natural foods. We source the finest all natural, real, wholesome, and organic ingredients from responsible growers to create food that is simply delicious and always Simply Real. Probar meal replacement bar is where award-winning whole-food meal replacement started! Delectable combinations of whole grains, chunky nuts and delicious fruit in 8 flavors that will simply satisfy. fruition™ is a fruit-based, gluten-free, superfood snack bar designed to be satisfying on-the-go without the extra fat and calories. Fruition is the marriage of oats, chia seeds, and cashews in 4 delicious flavors. Satisfying your sweet tooth with zero grams of guilt. Introducing Halo™, the delicious between meals treat that’s designed to do your body good. With natural whole food ingredients and heavenly taste, these bars have such big flavors they take on a personality all their own.

Price: $1.59 to $3.29 Visit the Website



Description: TeamViewer is the all-in-one solution for remote access and support over the internet. With TeamViewer, you can remotely control any PC from any location and even control unattended computers and servers. This software can be used for file transfer, IT support, sharing live demos, presentations and much more. TeamViewer works perfectly for anyone who is constantly on the go. Whether it be traveling, vacation or even work, this software will benefit anyone who may find themselves in need of information from their home or work computers.

Price: $0.00 Visit the Website

Smart Destinations

Smart Destinations- Save money while having fun!

Description: Looking for a perfect last minute gift? Smart Destinations' custom Go Select Gift Pass lets you create customized admission passes for the nation's top attractions turning holiday gifts into unforgettable travel experiences. Simply select the attractions the recipient will want to see. Send the art lover on your list to the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York City, or bundle admission to Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, the Skydeck and Adler Planetarium on one pass for relatives near the Windy City. Smart Destinations will immediately notify the recipient with a personalized special gift email (without pricing) containing a link to go online and print the pass. Some passes can even be stored and redeemed right on the travelers' smartphone, so there are no worries about losing the pass before or during the trip. Go Select Gift Passes are good for one year from the date of purchase and must be used within 60 days of the first attraction visit.

Price: $0.00 to $30.00 Visit the Website

Time To Enjoy App

Time to Enjoy App

Description: Explore the happenings of your vacation destination with help from the Time to Enjoy app. Whether its a weekend getaway or a trip across the country, Time to Enjoy’s mobile discovery app will help you find fun things to do. Available for the iPhone and iPad, the app aggregates details on millions of activities—like concerts, sporting events, movies, conferences, art exhibits, kid’s activities and more. Users can utilize the Time to Enjoy app to organize data by time, synching with their calendar for easy integration. Once an event is chosen, users have the option to share details with their friends via email, Facebook, Twitter and other social channels.

Price: $0.00 Visit the Website

Pismo Beach Getaway For Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day in beautiful Pismo Beach

Description: Show Mom how much you care by treating her to the ultimate "Mother's Day Getaway" this weekend in Pismo Beach. Start your Sunday morning off with a Champagne Brunch at one of our cliff top restaurants overlooking the Pacific Ocean, followed by a FREE "All About Mom" concert featuring the Damon Castillo Band from 1pm-4pm at Dinosaur Caves Park. Pamper her with a massage or facial at one of our local spas and enjoy a fresh seafood dinner paired with a delicious glass of locally, hand-crafted wine. Visit for a complete list of local hotels, restaurants, wineries and more to make this Mother's Day one she'll never forget.

Price: $0.00 Visit the Website

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