Spend less, travel more … right?! If you like to make your holiday travel dollar stretch, then like us, you might discover yourself thinking about a trip bundle advertising offer. Know that these advertising getaway bundle business are not at all equivalent.
After the let down of our recent remain at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I simply left the phone from trying to schedule the rest of our holiday package with them (some time in Florida). Let’s simply say that will not be occurring. We are just going to eat the expense and forget about it.
From here on out, we will be booking vacation plans through BookVIP. Here’s why …
Certainly, you have actually seen the Facebook sponsored posts. You will see that it is complete of the least expensive getaway packages to some of the most popular locations if you click over to their site. They have some seriously luxurious looking stays all over the world at some insane good costs.
Our first ever all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was incredible. Possibly the Dreams spoiled us.
One fast note … We have actually just used BookVIP one time, at one luxury resort in Cancun. Reasoning tells me that not every resort vacation plan is going to supply a comparable experience. It truly is all going to boil down to the research study you put in.
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They do not advertise the real name of the resorts. If you really want to sleuth out the location you will be staying a bit of investigative work on Google to match up the images will reveal the real identity of the home you are considering. There was plenty of details on the BookVIP site to assist us feel comfy with making our reservation.
What we love about scheduling with BookVIP? You are on your own schedule. No sales calls, no pressure. Book when you have actually done your research study and you are ready. You will understand what you are getting. If the dates you want to take a trip are readily available, you understand ahead of time. There is time to compare the dining establishments and amenities. This is a big contrast to the advertising holiday package sales calls I will discuss in the next section.
When you are ready to make your appointment with BookVIP, just be prepared for a few additional resort costs and taxes. Our $599 for 5 days/4 nights at a Cancun all inclusive expense around $720 after everything was stated and done. In our case, part of the added fee was to cover pointers for the resort personnel. After the experience we had, we found this to be well worth it.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Book Vip Universal Studios
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the very best. We extremely likely would not have gotten involved in another advertising offer if this had actually been our very first experience. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our very first promotional resort stay, we started getting telephone call providing holiday plans to various destinations. That is how we ended up with a vacation package including our most recent Cancun all inclusive plus a couple short stays in Florida and somewhere else.
These travel sales calls are always a high-pressure situation unless you just hang up. Say no enough times and they will keep dropping the cost to where it really seems like a good deal. It is needed that you do so before the end of the phone call if they catch your interest and you choose to purchase. There isn’t much time to research the trip residential or commercial properties they are offering. You might have a couple of seconds to quickly bring up some photos but that has to do with it. A photo is worth a thousand words, but not worth almost as much as being able to check out a few evaluations.
They drew us in with a stay in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the distance to Belize) and a long time in Florida (hey there, sailboat shopping!). We pulled the trigger and purchased a package. However using it, that is a whole various story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it easy to really utilize the trip time. There is a great deal of fine print that makes travel preparation really difficult and possibly a lot more costly. They don’t expose these details throughout the sales call.
IF YOU ACQUIRE A VACATION BUNDLE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS, THIS IS WHAT YOU OUGHT TO BE PREPARED FOR …
You can just book your dates 45-90 days ahead of time. Okay, reasonable enough.
When you call to ask for your favored dates, they require you to fill out a long type needing all the information that they currently have. You then have to wait about a week to see if your dates are even available. Unless your travel plans will only consist of your remain at their resort, this makes preparing the rest of your travel really bothersome.
Preparation affordable flights, or offered Airbnb stays in combination with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday package is very challenging. In our case, the Airbnb we wished to stay at after our remain at the resort was scheduled by the time Premier Travel Resorts returned to us.
Our bundle consisted of a stay in Orlando and a stay in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts needs that those stays be back to back or thirty days apart. So, in our case, utilizing them on either end of a company trip we had actually planned was not allowed.
We utilized the Cancun portion of our vacation plan, but we won’t be using the rest of it.
THE BAIT AND SWITCH CANCUN ‘ALL INCLUSIVE’ THROUGH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS
You see, they put us up, not in one of the high-end homes that they desired to offer us on, however rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the guys at the great home informed us they called it.
The one dining establishment that was included in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you overlook the air conditioner leaking into our food) was in fact a great experience. They altered up the menu every night, including foods from various parts of Mexico. And really prepared to assist us with our Spanish.
When over the shock of the difference in the kind of location we believed we would be remaining, we made the most of it. And picked up our rental vehicle a couple days early to go off and explore the location.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts require that you go to a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their discounted costs. No biggie. We seem like that is worth it.
Premier Travel Resorts, however, needs that you attend a promotional discussion during each stay. This is different from what we were informed when they offered us the plan.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY TIRADE