Invest less, take a trip more … right?! If you like to make your vacation travel dollar stretch, then like us, you might find yourself thinking about a trip package advertising offer. Know that these marketing holiday bundle business are not at all equivalent.
After the let down of our recent stay at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I just got off the phone from attempting to reserve the remainder of our trip package with them (some time in Florida). Let’s simply say that will not be occurring. We are simply going to consume the cost and forget about it.
From here on out, we will be scheduling vacation plans through BookVIP. Here’s why …
Surely, you have actually seen the Facebook sponsored posts. If you click over to their website, you will see that it has lots of the least expensive trip bundles to some of the most popular destinations. They have some seriously elegant looking stays all over the world at some crazy great costs.
Our first ever all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was incredible. Maybe the Dreams ruined us.
One quick note … We have actually just utilized BookVIP one time, at one luxury resort in Cancun. Logic informs me that not every resort trip package is going to offer a similar experience. It actually is all going to boil down to the research study you put in.
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Researching the properties offered on BookVIP can be a little bit of a challenge. They do not advertise the actual name of the resorts. Rather, they use fake names. However if you truly want to sleuth out the place you will be staying a bit of investigative deal with Google to match up the images will reveal the true identity of the property you are considering. We didn’t trouble going that far. There was a lot of information on the BookVIP website to assist us feel comfortable with making our appointment.
You understand ahead of time if the dates you want to travel are offered. There is time to compare the dining establishments and amenities. This is a huge contrast to the promotional getaway package sales calls I will talk about in the next area.
When you are ready to make your reservation with BookVIP, just be prepared for a couple of additional resort fees and taxes. In our case, part of the additional charge was to cover suggestions for the resort staff.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Bookvip.Com Reviews 2019
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the very best. We extremely likely would not have participated in another marketing deal if this had been our very first experience. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our first marketing resort stay, we started getting telephone call providing holiday plans to various locations. That is how we wound up with a vacation bundle including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple brief remain in Florida and elsewhere.
These travel sales calls are always a high-pressure situation unless you just hang up. Say no adequate times and they will keep dropping the price to where it in fact sounds like a good offer. There isn’t much time to look into the holiday properties they are providing.
They drew us in with a remain in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the distance to Belize) and a long time in Florida (hi, sailboat shopping!). So we pulled the trigger and purchased a bundle. Utilizing it, that is a whole different story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it simple to really utilize the getaway time. There is a great deal of fine print that makes travel planning really tough and potentially a lot more costly. They do not expose these details during the sales call.
IF YOU ACQUIRE A HOLIDAY PLAN WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS, THIS IS WHAT YOU MUST BE PREPARED FOR …
You can just schedule your dates 45-90 days ahead of time. Okay, reasonable enough.
When you call to ask for your preferred dates, they need you to fill out a long kind needing all the details that they currently have. You then have to wait about a week to see if your dates are even readily available. Unless your travel plans will only consist of your remain at their resort, this makes planning the rest of your travel really bothersome.
Planning economical flights, or available Airbnb stays in combination with your Premier Travel Resorts vacation plan is extremely challenging. In our case, the Airbnb we wished to stay at after our stay at the resort was reserved by the time Premier Travel Resorts got back to us.
Our plan included a remain in Orlando and a stay in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts needs that those stays be back to back or one month apart. So, in our case, utilizing them on either end of a company trip we had actually prepared was not permitted.
We utilized the Cancun part of our trip bundle, however 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 sell us on, however rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the people at the good property informed us they called it.
The one restaurant that was consisted of in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you overlook the air conditioner dripping into our food) was really a great experience. They altered up the menu every night, including foods from different parts of Mexico. And really willing to assist us with our Spanish.
Once over the shock of the difference in the kind of place we thought we would be remaining, we made the many of it. And picked up our rental vehicle a couple days early to go off and check out the area.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts need that you participate in a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their discounted rates. No biggie. We seem like that deserves it.
Premier Travel Resorts, nevertheless, needs that you go to a promotional discussion throughout each stay. This is various from what we were told when they sold us the plan. When you are remaining someplace for just two nights is a substantial portion of time, a two-hour sales pitch. They offered us four different stays, that suggests approximately 8 hours of moderately high-pressure sales! No thanks.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY TIRADE