Why is taking a cruise becoming so popular? I figure that flying out of National means that an international destination is unlikely, unless I’ll be connecting — just as unlikely considering that the trip is only four days. Travel agents have inside information on all the best airfares, the reputable hotels and resorts, transportation choices, touring opportunities and information about the most popular tourist activities.

They are more amenable to haggling less than four weeks before the date or at slower times of year, when fewer holidaymakers are after their pad. Also available is a premium annual pass that will enable access to Pleasure Island and all the theme parks and water parks.

Holiday rental websites’ guarantees won’t cover you if you pay this way. Molly is an off-the-beaten path kind of girl, who has been known to drag friends into late night dives in Honolulu, to a Hong Kong …