The booking season for summer holidays have officially begun as travel companies, along with airlines start to bombard us with their advertisements and various marketing schemes. Despite all of these efforts, a growing number of Brits will not be taking advantage of any marketing deal, because they simply cannot afford to go away on Holiday.
When economic tough times come about, the holiday budget is the first one to get cut, as even stay at home holidays, or staycations ,become too expensive to enjoy. The itch to go on a holiday has got to be scratched, though, especially if you have been doing it, either by yourself or with friends or family, every year.
For the remaining few who still insist on holidaying, the challenge is finding not only an affordable location to head to, but everything else affordable that is supposed to come with the holiday as well.
There are those that seem to believe that booking last minute for a holiday yields better results, savings wise, while others think that red-eye flights are the way to get a better deal. But really, how do the experts go about getting the most savings?
Does the time of the year make a difference? What about the booking date? Are certain destinations more affordable during certain times? Is it more beneficial to get an all-inclusive package, or is one better off booking everything himself?
These are only a few of the most frequently asked questions on holidaying. It’s about time they get answered, and the confusion cleared up once and for all. In preparation of your holiday, it is highly recommended that you get in touch with your travel agency or favourite airlines and get a booking as early as possible, as this will help you get serious savings on tickets and accommodations.