Tips For Booking the Ultimate Vacation

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Use Offers to Motivate the Group to Book

There’s nothing that will motivate your friends and family members to finally book that group vacation more than a good deal. Now is the time to book that cruise vacation for 2017, Uniword is offering guests a “Free Air” promotion and a special promotion for business class air. The air savings are offered on all cruises through Russia and Europe. For more information check the deal out. Looking for savings on a holiday retreat? Consider Kingsmill Resort, which is now offering a series of packages for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check out all the special offers.

Choose a Destination That Truly Excites You

Have you been vacationing at the same Caribbean resort since your kids were born? It’s time to shake up that vacation routine. Need some inspiration? We suggest Botswana’s new luxury lodge, which opened in June. Sanctuary Chief’s Camp is in the famous Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, which means lots of sightings of Africa’s amazing wildlife. For the top accommodation, book the Geoffrey Kent Luxury Suite. This suite comes with many perks, including a private safari vehicle and guide. To experience a tropical getaway, consider taking a trip to Fiji and Castaway Island, Fiji Resort. This resort recently updated some of its accommodations and offers guests a chance to snorkel, go diving and hiking.

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Consider the Atmosphere

Do you like to sip a cocktail in an attractive bar while on vacation? Do you like your hotel to be your private oasis? The King David hotel, in Jerusalem has a new wine bar, which serves Israel’s finest wines. There are 65 hand-selected wines to choose from and a tasting menu will help you find your favorite bottle.

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Take Advice

Nothing is more important than time and your memories, so ask a travel advisor to help plan your well-deserved vacation. Having an advisor is like having a confidant, a detail-oriented planner and guide all in one. They will point you to the hotel that fits your travel personality, help you avoid long layovers, and make sure your son, who is gluten-free, has plenty of menu options. To find an advisor that fits your needs check out Virtuoso, Signature and American Express

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Know Your Accommodation Options 

If your family loves to cook while on vacation, a hotel may not be the favored accommodation option. Instead, consider a home stay like those belonging to onefinestay. This brand has homes that travelers can book but it is part of AccorHotels' portfolio, meaning each home is highly vetted and guests have access to a 24/7 guest service team. The team is on call, should the guests need anything during their stay. Note: These homes aren't available everywhere, think London, New York, Paris, Los Angeles and Rome. However, we hear that onefinestay plans to expand into Miami by the end of this year. 

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