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Blogs regarding Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach, Florida

The 3-1-1 on Air Travel

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, you may be jet setting off to another destination for this delightful season. If you haven’t flown in awhile, here are some travel tips to make your journey more convenient. Remember 3-1-1 for air…
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Amelia Island Plantation Goes Green

The Amelia Island Plantation is the first resort on Amelia Island to earn the DEP’s Green Lodging certification. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection awarded The Plantation this based on their resort-wide recycling program, use of automatic and low flush…
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New Ferry Service

By: Judie Mackie The Cumberland Sound Ferry Service is offering round trip service, three days a week between Fernandina Beach, FL and St. Marys in Georgia. “We’re already seeing more foot traffic in St. Marys and Fernandina Beach,” Janet Brinko,…
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Should You Buy Travel Insurance?

By Nick Deonas The traveling public has always asked the question, should I purchase travel insurance? Today there is more travel insurance policies sold than in the past. In fact, the industry is up by more than ten percent compared…
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Facts on the Florida Mosquito

If you’ve spent any time outside this summer chances are the Florida mosquito made an appearance reminding you what part of the country you live in. The mosquito has been here in Florida much longer than we have and has…
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Employers Welcome Four Day Work Week

Employers Welcome Four Day Work Week By: Nick Deonas Employers today are looking for ways to increase productivity, employee morale and save on energy at the same time. The four day work week is not a new concept; it seems…
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Florida Gets a 10th Ritz Carlton!

Effective August 11th The St. Regis of Fort Lauderdale on Florida’s beautiful Gold Coast will become Florida’s 10th Ritz Carlton. This oceanfront property has192 luxurious rooms including a few private residences and now will deliver the same quality services the…
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Island First Aid Tips

Alligators – Do NOT go near alligators. They run very fast. Do NOT feed or tease! Bee Stings – Apply a baking soda paste and ice. If allergic, seek medical help. Crab Bites – Rinse well, disinfect, and apply antibiotic…
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No Back to School Tax Break

If you were waiting for the ten day sales tax holiday to shop for school and hurricane supplies, forget it. Florida lawmakers have chopped the popular event that saved consumers a whopping $41 million during the 2007 tax holiday. Almost…
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