Many people are stressed and overworked this year. The last thing they want to do is entertain guests during Christmas. They would much rather travel to somewhere they can relax and enjoy a peaceful Christmas and New Year’s Eve. However, travel can be relatively expensive during this time of year.
For those who want to get away without overspending, here are some insider tips:
This is the last-minute window for travel deals…
which means that procrastination may actually pay off. Look for excellent deals on Christmas and New Year beach vacations in exotic locations like Malta, Tunisia, and Costa del Sol. Stay for a week to get the best savings and look for packages that include airfare, transfers, and board plans. Rooms are limited so be prepared to make some quick decisions.
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An all-inclusive vacation offers the ultimate in relaxation but this is no reason to pay top dollar for it. There are some great all-inclusive deals for last-minute travel. Resorts are trying to fill up their rooms and the closer we get to Christmas, the cheaper the rates may be. Just be sure to coordinate airfare or you may end up flying to one island but staying in another.
If travel is being planned to enjoy the New Year somewhere else
Look for hotel deals in New York, Las Vegas, and Dubai. These are three of the best places to ring in the new year but there are also deals available for four and five-star hotels right in London. If the cost of overseas airfare is too high, welcome the new year right here in the UK, while still enjoying some time away from home.
Clean out the desk drawers to see if they hold any forgotten travel gift vouchers. These are like found money and can be used for seasonal travel. Read the fine print on these to learn about travel blackout dates so the trip will not cost more than expected. Then, start looking for hotels and airlines that accept these vouchers and book travel as soon as possible.
Just need a day away from home? Consider a spa break because this can be as relaxing as a week on the beach. Look for special Christmas offers and scoop these up for yourself and a loved one. Both of you will receive the royal treatment while paying commoner prices. For a special treat, choose a hair, face, or body treatment package that includes afternoon tea.