31 January 2014
Catch a last minute holiday before the summer rush
Annual holidays are what life is all about for many people. You work hard all year and then get to spend a week or two in the sun, forgetting about your troubles.
Most people aim to take their holidays in the summer time. However, if you’re looking for a bargain and you prefer your holidays to be more on the quiet side, a last minute deal could be the answer.
Prepare to be flexible
If you want to make the most of a last minute holiday bargain, you need to be flexible with your schedule if you want to take advantage of a late deal.
Most will be jetting off within a week or two so that doesn’t leave much time for packing and getting organised. It would help if you had a few non-essential items packed already before you head to Direct Holidays to book your break. That way you only need to pack a few last minute items.
Always look for package holidays
One thing many people don’t realise is that travel agencies buy package holidays in bulk. They then get their money back, along with a little profit, as they sell the holidays.
If they still haven’t managed to sell all of the package deals as the time approaches, they knock off quite a lot of money. So when you see late holidays advertised, they are usually package deals that the company hasn’t been able to sell on.
A more relaxing, romantic break
Last minute holidays provide the perfect opportunity for couples to enjoy a quiet holiday together. When you go away in summer, no matter where you go there’s usually a lot of families and children around. This doesn’t always provide a romantic backdrop! So, if you’re looking to spend a bit of couple time together, avoiding the peak summer months is essential.
Spontaneity makes life more exciting
Of course, the major pull of a last minute break is the excitement that comes with it. You don’t know where you’ll be going or how much money you’re going to save.
Booking the holiday is a spur of the moment, exciting thing to do. You could even use it to surprise your partner. Providing you’ve organised everything you’ll need for a last minute trip, you can look forward to an unexpected holiday any time of the year.
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Posted by Rachel Webb - Spaniola