How To Get Very Cheap Vacation Packages

February 7, 2012

Cheap Vacation Packages

Cheap Vacation Packages

The first thing to keep in mind when searching for cheap vacation packages is to stay flexible when it comes to the itinerary of the trip, as having an open mind on when you allow your vacation to be can open up very big savings. This can mean traveling in the off-season which isn’t always a bad as this is the time where there will be the least amount of tourists, leaving you with a more stree free getaway. Below are even more ways that you can utilize when looking for cheap vacation pagckages.

  1. One of the most sure fired ways of getting a discount vacation packages is to book through a travel agent, but not any travel agent, on that specializes in what you want to do. Per say if you are looking to go on a cruise, find a travel agent that specializes in booking cruises as they will not only be able to get you a deal on the cruise but everything else that encompasses a cruise vacation. A travel agent will also show you other towns and cities you can stay in that are close to where you want to vacation but cost a lot less for lodging. You can also employ the services of multiple agents and go with the one who provides the best deal. Agents can also advise you on weather patterns that can develop where you want to go, and keeping you from booking a vacation during these times avoiding your from taking a wet vacation.
  2. Consider traveling somewhere where the US dollar is worth more than the dollar there. By using this method you can literally get cheap vacation packages that are not cheap at all, as they can bring luxury living and vacation activities that cost a fraction compared to what you would pay in the US.
  3. Cheap vacation packages can also come in the form of going all-inclusive, but you may even be able to find better deals by finding out what the all inclusive package is and all it includes that checking prices seperately for all the the vacation included to verify if the best prices is coming from the all inclusive package.
  4. Cheap vacation packages can also come with traveling on a train instead of a plane.
  5. Rember to ask about discounts that inolve things like your profession, age, goups, singles, couples, honeymoons or basically anything that may apply to your personal situation.
  6. Consider staying in different types of lodging like bed and breakfasts, camping, hostels, etc. Also booking a place with a full size kitchen can allow you to cook meals in your room instead of paying the high restaurant prices.
  7. Signing up for travel e-newsletters can bring cheap vacation packages as there are a host of different airlines, cruise lines, resorts and more that offer these e-newsletters in which they advertise deals and discounts to their email list before they advertise it anywhere.
  8. Holiday clubs can also bring your cheap vacations, which you can become a member of and be notified of deals on all different types of vacations. Often times you can become a member for free.
  9. Check your rewards program points on your credit card if you have one. Rewars points can add up quick which your account may just have enough to pay for your flight, hotel or even the whole trip!
  10. The last way to save over and above getting on cheap vacation packages is that wherever the vacation ends up taking you, leave your credit card at home. This can mean just traveling with cash, budgeting what you are going to spend and bringing just enough to cover that budget, or if you aren’t comfortable traveling with cash, then you can consider opening up a debit account putting the amount of cash in the account that you budgeted for your vacation.

 

 

Category: Cheap Vacations For Couples

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