Spend less, take a trip more … right?! If you like to make your getaway travel dollar stretch, then like us, you might find yourself considering a trip plan promotional deal. Know that these marketing vacation bundle business are not at all equal.
After the pulled down of our recent stay at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I simply left the phone from trying to reserve the remainder of our vacation package with them (a long 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 reserving trip plans through BookVIP. Here’s why …
Certainly, you’ve seen the Facebook sponsored posts. If you click over to their site, you will see that it has lots of the most affordable vacation bundles to a few of the most popular locations. They have some seriously luxurious looking stays all over the world at some insane excellent costs.
Our very first all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was remarkable. Perhaps the Dreams ruined us. This place was off-hook. It was whatever we had expected and after that some.
One fast note … We have actually just used BookVIP one time, at one high-end resort in Cancun. Logic tells me that not every resort getaway package is going to supply a comparable experience. It really is all going to come down to the research study you put in.
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Investigating the residential or commercial properties offered on BookVIP can be a little bit of a challenge. They do not advertise the real name of the resorts. Rather, they use phony names. If you truly want to sleuth out the place you will be staying a bit of investigative work on Google to match up the pictures will expose the true identity of the property you are considering. We didn’t trouble going that far. There was plenty of information on the BookVIP site to assist us feel comfortable with making our appointment.
You understand ahead of time if the dates you desire to take a trip are offered. There is time to compare the features and restaurants. This is a big contrast to the promotional holiday bundle sales calls I will talk about in the next section.
When you are ready to make your booking with BookVIP, simply be prepared for a few additional resort fees and taxes. In our case, part of the extra charge was to cover tips for the resort staff.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Bookvip.Com Activate
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 promotional deal if this had actually been our very first experience. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our very first advertising resort stay, we started getting telephone call offering getaway plans to numerous destinations. That is how we ended up with a holiday plan including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple brief remain in Florida and somewhere else.
These travel sales calls are always a high-pressure scenario unless you simply hang up. Say no sufficient times and they will keep dropping the price to where it really sounds like an excellent offer. There isn’t much time to look into the holiday properties they are offering.
They drew us in with a remain in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the proximity to Belize) and some time in Florida (hi, sailboat shopping!). So we pulled the trigger and bought a package. However utilizing it, that is a whole various story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it easy to actually utilize the trip time. There is a lot of fine print that makes travel preparation really tough and possibly a lot more expensive. They do not reveal these information during the sales call.
THIS IS WHAT YOU MUST BE PREPARED FOR …
You can only reserve book dates 45-90 days ahead of time if YOU PURCHASE A VACATION PACKAGE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS. Okay, reasonable enough.
When you call to ask for your favored dates, they need you to fill out a long kind requiring all the details that they currently have. You then need to wait about a week to see if your dates are even offered. Unless your travel plans will only consist of your stay at their resort, this makes planning the rest of your travel really troublesome.
Preparation affordable flights, or readily available Airbnb remains in conjunction with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday bundle is very challenging. In our case, the Airbnb we wanted to stay at after our stay at the resort was scheduled by the time Premier Travel Resorts returned to us.
Our bundle included a remain in Orlando and a remain in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts requires that those stays be back to back or one month apart. So, in our case, using them on either end of an organization journey we had actually planned was not permitted.
We utilized the Cancun portion of our holiday package, however we will not 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 luxury properties that they desired to offer us on, but rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the guys at the great home informed us they called it.
Now, to be fair, Laguna Suites wasn’t all bad. The one dining establishment that was included in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you overlook the ac system leaking into our food) was really a great experience. They changed up the menu every night, featuring foods from various parts of Mexico. And the personnel was fantastic. Very friendly and accommodating. And very ready to help us with our Spanish.
When over the shock of the distinction in the kind of location we thought we would be remaining, we made the many of it. And chose up our rental automobile a couple days early to go off and check out the location.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts need 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, requires that you go to a promotional presentation throughout each stay. This is different from what we were told when they sold us the plan. A two-hour sales pitch when you are staying somewhere for just two nights is a huge chunk of time. They sold us four various stays, that means up to 8 hours of moderately high-pressure sales! No thanks.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY TIRADE