You may be wondering why I would even suggest booking your 2021 or 2022 vacation now when most destinations are still on some sort of shutdown. I bet you’re thinking that you should wait to see what the situation will be then? right? Well, you could but I wouldn’t recommend it!
Here are 6 specific reasons you need to start thinking about your future vacations and book them now.
The first and most important reason you should book now is availability. So many people had to postpone and change their vacation plans because of Covid and the shutdowns that hotels, resorts, and destinations are already filling up for future dates. To secure the travel dates you desire, have access to the accommodations and activities of your choice, it’s better to book soon to guarantee availability.
Many of the airlines, cruise lines, and tour operators have changed their policies pertaining to booking, postponing, or cancellation which makes planning your travel more flexible than ever before.
In many cases, airlines will waive change fees. If you are uncomfortable traveling on your booked dates because of the pandemic you can change them without fear of a penalty. In most cases, cancellations can be made right up to the day of travel.
Tour operators offer a cancel-for-any-reason insurance policy giving you peace of mind from the very beginning of planning your vacation. Additionally, many of the travel insurance policies have been updated to include some sort of coverage for COVID-19.
Every sector of the travel industry is desperate for travelers. Therefore, there are many great deals out for 2021 and 2022…some cruises are even into 2023.
Support the travel industry. Sure, the larger corporations may be able to survive but the smaller companies and individual agents won’t. Think about your favorite travel agent, that wonderful guide in the Alps of Switzerland, the owner of that quaint cottage in Iceland, or that driver in Peru? They depend on tourists and booking that future trip provides a direct investment to all in the industry of that destination. Ever wonder why you should work with a travel agent? Here are 10 reasons why.
We have been stuck inside for months. The thought of packing your suitcase, checking in for your flight, grabbing your coffee at the airport, walking down the jet bridge, settling into your seat, and opening your favorite book is like a dream. It’s a great feeling to have a vacation planned, booked, and paid for. We may have a bit longer to wait but having something to look forward to is good for your mental health.
No need to wait, let me help you plan your 2021-20222 vacation have something positive to think about! Connect with me here.