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After enjoying 15 years as part of the business community in Larchmont, NY, Bayside Travel has moved its offices to Bronxville.   The move was driven by a desire to combine the offices of Bayside Travel with its Gramatan Travel division, which has been in Bronxville since the 1950’s.   Gramatan Travel will now be known as Bayside Travel.  All 40 of the Bayside Travel advisors will now operate out of one office to take advantage of the synergy of shared knowledge and experiences to bring their clients the best possible luxury travel services.  The agency is part of the esteemed Virtuoso network and offers custom luxury travel experiences and concierge services.  The new office is located at 69 Pondfield Road, phone 914.833.8880, www.luxurytravelservice.com.

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Please join us for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres

and the opportunity to meet our Resort, Hotel, Cruise and Tour Company partners. 

You may even WIN your dream vacation.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

6 PM

Pelham Country Club, Pelham, NY 

Please RSVP to info@baysidetravel.com



For two years in a row, the readers of Westchester Magazine have chosen Bayside Travel as the Best Travel Agency in Westchester.  Last year was the first time that the travel agency category was included in the popular online voting by Westchester Magazine and Bayside Travel continues to be on top.  Barbara Nichuals, Natalie Faggianelli and Carlos Castro of Bayside Travel celebrated their esteemed status at the Best of Westchester party on July 22, 2015 at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.   Visitors to the Bayside Travel booth were entered into a raffle for a free 7-day trip to Club Med.



Barbara Nichuals was recently featured on the cover of Luxury Travel Advisor magazine, a trade publication for sellers of affluent travel.  As the subject of the cover story, Barbara and her staff at Bayside Travel were lauded for their outstanding work and noted for their recognition as the Best Travel Agency in Westchester in 2014, according to the readers of Westchester Magazine.  The article reports on the history of Barbara’s acquisition of the agency and subsequent purchases of other travel agencies , and on her successful strategy and tactics which have allowed her to grow her luxury travel business.  It also mentions Barbara’s recent TV appearances on FIOS News discussing travel topics.  The cover photo and lead photo for the article were taken by Pelham’s Deborah Karson. 

Read the article here.



Bayside Travel has been chosen as the Best Travel Agency in Westchester by the readers of Westchester Magazine.  This year is the first time Westchester Magazine readers were asked to select their favorite travel agency and Bayside Travel came out on top.  Bayside Travel will be among the celebrants at the Best of Westchester party on July 23, 2014 at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.

Every year Westchester Magazine asks its readers and editors to vote for their favorites through an online ballot – be it their most beloved Mexican restaurant, favorite salon/spa, No. 1 car dealership, radio station or other Westchester business or person.  The people, places and services that get the most votes are deemed the Best of Westchester’s Readers’ Picks.  The winners are invited to participate in a Best of Westchester Party showcase and the public is invited to come and sample the “best” food, drinks and services that Westchester has to offer.

Bayside Travel is participating in this Best of Westchester showcase and will be raffling off a free trip for two to Half Moon Bay Resort in Jamaica.  Those party guests who wish to be entered into the raffle will have to visit the Bayside Travel booth and share which place in the world is their favorite destination.  A large map will be keeping track of what place gets the most votes so stop by and add your vote to the count and get a chance to win a trip to Jamaica.


Bayside Travel Offers Chance for Free Club Med Vacation When You Refer a Friend by June 6

We want to send your friends on a fabulous vacation!  If you refer a friend to us who books a vacation through Bayside Travel, you will be entered into a drawing for a free 7 night Club Med vacation for 2 people.  Drawing to be held on June 6, 2014.

Details of offer: New booking must be a value of $2500 or more.  Travel to Club Med must be completed by November 7, 2014.  Offer valid for Club Med in Mexico, Florida or the Dominican Republic.  Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.  Airfare not included. 

Bayside Travel awarded Disney designation of Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.

November 29, 2012

At the Bayside Travel Expo on November 29, a special presentation was made to Barbara Nichuals by Anne Dittamo of Disney Destinations who designated Bayside Travel as an "Authorized Disney Vacation Planner" due to Bayside's extensive training and knowledge of all the Disney theme parks, resorts, cruises and vacation packages. Being an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner is a tribute to the value Bayside Travel provides to their clients with their knowledge and expertise in planning magical Disney vacations.

Bayside Travel Expo

Barbara Nichuals of Bayside Travel celebrated her 25th anniversary of ownership in style on Thursday night, November 29th.  A crowd of clients and friends attended a cocktail reception at the Pelham Country Club and visited with over a dozen travel partners, including Caribbean resorts, luxury cruise lines, European hotel groups, tour operators and spas. Travel vacation prizes were raffled off, with lucky winners receiving complimentary trips to Jamaica, Paris, Disney World and a week at Club Med, among other wonderful destinations. Some of the participating travel partners also announced special limited time discounts available to clients of Bayside Travel. One happy guest exclaimed, "There are so many choices here for fabulous vacations, I don't know where to go first! But I am definitely going somewhere."

Along with receiving the Disney designation highlighted above, Kathy Johns, Regional Sales Director of Virtuoso presented Barbara with an award celebrating 25 years of “Orchestrating Dreams.”



Bayside Travel Celebrates 25th Anniversary -

Bayside Travel Awards $2500 Grant to SONGCATCHERS

Bayside Travel is pleased to announce that all the votes are in and Songcatchers was the community favorite to be awarded the $2500 grant.  We are thrilled to be able to support this very important program run by Sr. Beth Dowd.  Thank you to all who voted.  Thanks also to all the charities who submitted grant applications.  We are so proud of all the work that you do for our community.  Congratulations!

Songcatchers/After School Music Program – Songcatchers, Inc.  provides affordable access to high quality music education, training and enrichment for low income children and families.  The After School program engages the services of talented high school students to share their musical gifts by volunteering to teach children who could not afford what they themselves were able to have.  The Bayside Travel grant would provide professional musicians plus a counselor  to train and guide the teen volunteers on how to teach music to the talented student children. www.Songcatchers.org

For information about planning your next vacation, please contact us at info@baysidetravel.com or call (914) 833-8880.