Spend less, take a trip more … right?! If you like to make your getaway travel dollar stretch, then like us, you might find yourself thinking about a trip package promotional offer. Know that these marketing getaway plan 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 got off the phone from attempting to book the remainder of our getaway plan with them (some time in Florida). Let’s simply say that will not be occurring. We are simply going to forget and eat the cost about it.
From here on out, we will be reserving trip plans through BookVIP. If you click over to their site, you will see that it is complete of the most affordable vacation plans to some of the most popular locations.
Our first ever all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was fantastic. Possibly the Dreams spoiled us. This location was off-hook. It was whatever we had hoped for and after that some.
One quick note … We have actually just used BookVIP one time, at one high-end resort in Cancun. Reasoning tells me that not every resort getaway plan is going to offer a comparable experience. It really is all going to come down to the research you put in.
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They don’t promote the actual name of the resorts. If you really desire to sleuth out the location you will be remaining a bit of investigative work on Google to match up the images will reveal the true identity of the property you are considering. There was plenty of information on the BookVIP site to assist us feel comfortable with making our appointment.
You know ahead of time if the dates you want to travel are available. There is time to compare the restaurants and facilities. This is a big contrast to the advertising getaway bundle sales calls I will talk about in the next area.
Just be prepared for a couple of extra resort fees and taxes when you are ready to make your booking with BookVIP. Our $599 for 5 days/4 nights at a Cancun all inclusive expense around $720 after whatever was stated and done. In our case, part of the surcharge was to cover tips for the resort staff. After the experience we had, we found this to be well worth it.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Bookvip Coupon Codes
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the very best. If this had actually been our first experience, we likely would not have actually taken part in another promotional offer. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our very first promotional resort stay, we began getting call offering trip bundles to various destinations. That is how we wound up with a trip plan including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple brief stays in Florida and elsewhere.
These travel sales calls are always a high-pressure situation unless you just hang up. Say no sufficient times and they will keep dropping the rate to where it actually sounds like a good deal. It is required that you do so prior to the end of the phone call if they record your interest and you decide to acquire. There isn’t much time to research the vacation properties they are using. You may have a couple of seconds to quickly bring up some pictures however that has to do with it. A photo deserves a thousand words, however not worth nearly as much as having the ability to read a few evaluations.
They drew us in with a stay in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the proximity to Belize) and a long time in Florida (hi, sailboat shopping!). So we pulled the trigger and purchased a bundle. However utilizing it, that is a whole various story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it easy to really utilize the getaway time. There is a great deal of small print that makes travel planning really hard and potentially a lot more expensive. They do not expose these details throughout the sales call.
THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR …
You can only reserve your dates 45-90 days ahead of time if YOU PURCHASE A TRIP PACKAGE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS. Okay, fair enough.
Nevertheless, when you contact us to request your preferred dates, they require you to fill out a long kind requiring all the details 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 just consist of your remain at their resort, this makes preparing the rest of your travel very troublesome.
Planning budget-friendly flights, or offered Airbnb remains in conjunction with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday bundle is very challenging. In our case, the Airbnb we wanted to remain at after our stay at the resort was scheduled by the time Premier Travel Resorts got back to us.
Our bundle consisted of a stay 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 an organization journey we had prepared was not permitted.
We utilized the Cancun portion of our vacation bundle, 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 wanted to sell us on, but rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the people at the good property told us they called it.
Now, to be fair, Laguna Suites wasn’t all bad. The one dining establishment that was consisted of in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you overlook the air conditioning unit leaking into our food) was actually a nice experience. They changed up the menu every night, including foods from different parts of Mexico. And the staff was amazing. Very friendly and accommodating. And extremely willing to assist us with our Spanish.
Twice the shock of the distinction in the sort of location we believed we would be remaining, we took advantage of it. We fulfilled some nice individuals. Consumed some excellent food. Took some good walks on the golf course. 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 need that you participate in a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their affordable prices. No biggie. We seem like that deserves it.
Premier Travel Resorts, however, needs that you go to a promotional presentation during each stay. This is various from what we were informed when they sold us the package.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY TIRADE