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​5 Reasons Why You Should Plan Your Summer 2020 Vacation Now

Posted on 11/11/2019

You want to spend your summer relaxing instead of searching for last-minute travel options, so take the time now to start planning your summer vacation for better deals and availability.

The leaves are falling, and temperatures are cooling, but our Destinations advisors have summer on the mind!

One of the most common mistakes travelers make is not giving themselves (and their advisors) enough time to plan a vacation properly. From identifying location and travel dates to scheduling excursions, flights, and accommodations, the sooner you book, the better. Early birds can take advantage of excellent group travel, airfare, cruise, and hotel deals!

Scheduling farther ahead also gives you extra time to make sure our Destinations advisors help you thoughtfully plan your dream trip!

1. TRAVEL PACKAGES DEALS GO FAST

You'll find great travel packages through our Destinations advisors, and the companies we partner with are more likely to give you a better deal if you book early. Remember, the longer it takes to schedule your travel, the more likely these early-bird packages will be taken.

2. BETTER FLIGHT DEALS, MORE HOTEL AVAILABILITY

If you're on a budget, one of the best ways to save on your trip is to book your flights and hotels early. Give your advisor ample time to examine options to find better deals and more savings.

If you're not on a strict budget, but have opinions on the type of accommodations and flight times that you prefer, booking early ensures you get your first choice, every time!

3. PLAN, PLAN and PLAN SOME MORE

You want to see all of the top sights, eat at amazing restaurants, and check items off of your bucket list.

Make sure to give yourself time to research, talk with your travel advisor, and curate the ideal trip that includes everything you want to see, experience, taste, and do! Your preferences may involve buying popular concert tickets, planning a detour to attend a festival, or booking high-demand adventures and excursions to your itinerary.

4. ID'S, IF YOU PLEASE!

The worst feeling in the world is waiting on a passport as your departure date draws near. Give yourself time to ensure you have the documentation that you need (such as a renewed passport or required visas) since the process to receive these documents can take weeks or months.

5. MAKE YOUR LIST, CHECK IT TWICE

Buy packing cubes. Make a detailed list of everything you'll need on your trip. Find a new swimsuit. Check the weather at your destination.

We all have packing rituals, but last-minute packing can lead to stress and poor preparation. Embrace the process, take your time —- and by all means, splurge on those new sunglasses for your upcoming vacation!


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