Spend less, take a trip more … right?! If you like to make your trip travel dollar stretch, then like us, you may discover yourself considering a trip plan promotional offer. Know that these advertising vacation plan companies are not at all equal.
After the pulled down of our current remain at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I just left the phone from trying to book the remainder of our trip package with them (a long time in Florida). Let’s just say that will not be occurring. We are just going to eat the cost and forget about it.
From here on out, we will be booking vacation packages through BookVIP. If you click over to their website, you will see that it is full of the most affordable trip plans to some of the most popular destinations.
Our very first all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was fantastic. Possibly the Dreams spoiled us. This place was off-hook. It was whatever we had actually wished for and after that some.
One quick note … We have just utilized BookVIP one time, at one luxury resort in Cancun. Reasoning tells me that not every resort trip plan is going to supply a similar experience. It truly is all going to come down to the research you put in.
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They don’t market the real name of the resorts. If you truly want to sleuth out the location you will be staying a bit of investigative work on Google to match up the pictures will reveal the true identity of the property you are thinking about. There was plenty of details on the BookVIP site to assist us feel comfy with making our booking.
You know ahead of time if the dates you want to travel are offered. There is time to compare the dining establishments and facilities. This is a huge contrast to the promotional trip bundle sales calls I will talk about in the next area.
When you are prepared to make your appointment with BookVIP, simply be prepared for a couple of additional resort costs and taxes. In our case, part of the extra charge was to cover ideas for the resort personnel.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Mexico Palace Cancun Riviera Maya Bookvip
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the best. We really likely would not have actually taken part in another promotional offer if this had been our very first experience. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our first advertising resort stay, we began getting phone calls providing holiday plans to different destinations. That is how we ended up with a vacation bundle including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple brief stays in Florida and in other places.
These travel sales calls are constantly a high-pressure circumstance unless you just hang up. Say no enough times and they will keep dropping the rate to where it actually sounds like a good deal. It is needed that you do so prior to the end of the phone call if they catch your interest and you decide to purchase. There isn’t much time to research the holiday properties they are offering. You might have a few seconds to rapidly pull up some photos but that has to do with it. A photo deserves a thousand words, however not worth nearly as much as being able to check out a few reviews.
They drew us in with a remain in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the proximity to Belize) and a long time in Florida (hi, sailboat shopping!). So we shot and bought a bundle. However using it, that is an entire various story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it simple to really use the trip time. There is a lot of small print that makes travel preparation extremely tough and potentially a lot more costly. They do not reveal these information throughout the sales call.
IF YOU BUY A GETAWAY PLAN WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS, THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR …
You can only book your dates 45-90 days ahead of time. Okay, fair enough.
However, when you contact us to request your favored dates, they need you to fill out a long kind needing all the information 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 only include your remain at their resort, this makes planning the rest of your travel very bothersome.
Preparation cost effective flights, or available Airbnb stays in combination with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday package 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 included a stay in Orlando and a remain in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts requires that those stays be back to back or 30 days apart. So, in our case, using them on either end of a company trip we had actually prepared was not permitted.
We utilized the Cancun part of our getaway package, 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 luxury residential or commercial properties that they wanted 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.
The one dining establishment that was consisted of in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you ignore the air conditioner leaking into our food) was really a great experience. They changed up the menu every night, featuring foods from various parts of Mexico. And very ready to assist us with our Spanish.
As soon as over the shock of the distinction in the kind of place we thought we would be remaining, we made the many of it. And chose up our rental car a couple days early to go off and explore the location.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts need that you go to a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their affordable costs. No biggie. We seem like that deserves it.
Premier Travel Resorts, however, needs that you attend a marketing discussion during each stay. This is various from what we were told when they offered us the bundle.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY RANT