Invest less, travel more … right?! If you like to make your holiday travel dollar stretch, then like us, you may discover yourself considering a holiday plan promotional offer. Know that these promotional getaway bundle business are not at all equal.
After the let down of our recent stay at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I simply got off the phone from attempting to reserve the rest of our trip bundle with them (a long time in Florida). Let’s just say that will not be taking place. We are just going to forget and eat the cost about it.
From here on out, we will be reserving trip bundles through BookVIP. If you click over to their website, you will see that it is full of the most affordable getaway bundles to some of the most popular destinations.
Our very first all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was incredible. Maybe the Dreams ruined us. This place was off-hook. It was everything we had wished for and then some.
One fast note … We have actually only used BookVIP one time, at one high-end resort in Cancun. Logic informs me that not every resort holiday package is going to supply a comparable experience. It actually is all going to boil down to the research study you put in.
Is booking Very Important Person a timeshare?
They do not advertise the actual name of the resorts. If you truly desire to sleuth out the location you will be staying a bit of investigative work on Google to match up the photos will reveal the true identity of the residential or commercial property you are considering. There was plenty of info on the BookVIP website to assist us feel comfortable with making our reservation.
You know ahead of time if the dates you desire to take a trip are readily available. There is time to compare the restaurants and features. This is a big contrast to the marketing getaway package sales calls I will talk about in the next area.
When you are prepared to make your booking with BookVIP, simply be prepared for a couple of extra resort costs and taxes. In our case, part of the additional charge was to cover tips for the resort staff.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Bookvip Flash Sales
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the best. If this had actually been our first experience, we highly likely would not have taken part in another advertising offer. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our first promotional resort stay, we started getting telephone call using getaway bundles to different destinations. That is how we wound up with a holiday bundle including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple short remain in Florida and elsewhere.
These travel sales calls are constantly a high-pressure scenario unless you just hang up. State no sufficient times and they will keep dropping the price to where it in fact sounds like an excellent deal. There isn’t much time to look into the trip residential or commercial properties they are using.
They drew us in with a remain in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the distance to Belize) and some time in Florida (hi, sailboat shopping!). We pulled the trigger and purchased a bundle. But utilizing it, that is an entire different story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it simple to really use the trip time. There is a lot of fine print that makes travel preparation very hard and possibly a lot more costly. They don’t reveal these information throughout the sales call.
IF YOU BUY A HOLIDAY PACKAGE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS, THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED 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 preferred dates, they need you to fill out a long kind requiring all the info that they currently have. You then have to wait about a week to see if your dates are even offered. Unless your travel plans will just consist of your remain at their resort, this makes planning the rest of your travel really troublesome.
Preparation inexpensive flights, or available Airbnb stays in conjunction with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday package is extremely hard. In our case, the Airbnb we wanted to remain at after our remain at the resort was booked by the time Premier Travel Resorts got back to us.
Our plan consisted of a remain in Orlando and a stay in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts requires that those stays be back to back or one month apart. So, in our case, utilizing them on either end of a service trip we had prepared was not permitted.
We used the Cancun part of our getaway package, but we won’t be utilizing 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 residential or commercial properties that they wanted to offer us on, but rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the people at the nice property told us they called it.
The one dining establishment that was included in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you overlook the air conditioner dripping into our food) was in fact a nice experience. They altered up the menu every night, featuring foods from various parts of Mexico. And very prepared to assist us with our Spanish.
Twice the shock of the distinction in the type of place we believed we would be remaining, we maximized it. We met some great individuals. Ate some great food. Took some great walks on the golf course. And picked up our rental car a couple days early to go off and explore the location.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts require that you participate in a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their affordable costs. No biggie. We seem like that deserves it.
Premier Travel Resorts, nevertheless, needs that you go to an advertising presentation throughout each stay. This is different from what we were told when they sold us the package.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY TIRADE