|Not all of us are rich! Wouldn't we like to be though? Then we
can wipe away a travel budget and go all out in style on our
vacations. Well, with just a few of the tips in this article,
you can take luxurious trips on a tight travel budget. So, if
you have champagne taste on a beer budget, then this article is
for you!! Plus, you deserve it. You work hard for a living and
get one vacation a year if you're lucky, so be a smart traveler,
go for the gold, and get the luxury deals that are out there
waiting for you.
Planning your vacation will be the most important aspect of
obtaining great 5-star deals and accommodations without spending
any more money than if you went lower star. So, without further
ado, let's not waste any time and make traveling well but cheap
easy to follow...
Here are just a few of many tricks that will allow you to travel
#1. Build Relationships and Be Loyal: Cash in on the flexibility
and leverage you have in the competitive travel industry. They
want your business! Think about it this way. Let's say you
provide a service. Wouldn't you typically charge less and give
first class service to your friends than some new guy off the
street? I know we all figure we'll give first class service to
everyone, but this isn't the case. Remember, it's who you know
that gets you pretty far in this world. We reward those who are
loyal and we know well. This is the idea behind frequent flyer
programs and such. This works in all aspects of the travel
industry, not just airlines.
#2. Choose the right travel specialists to work with: Whether
you book online or with an agent, be sure you've asked a lot of
questions and done your research. They aren't all equal. But,
don't chase huge discounts, consider service and quality and not
just price, and understand whom you choose to work with. This
way you'll know how to get deals in luxury accommodations.
#3. Turn Problems into Opportunities: Stick with a few quality
companies and if they make an error, be sure to take advantage
of that- but be nice and don't take advantage of them. These
companies want to maintain a high level of quality and rely on
their customers to provide constructive feedback and
satisfaction/dissatisfaction. Also, if someone is not willing to
work with you, find someone who will or somewhere else to stay.
I once learned that a smart individual will find opportunity in
times of turmoil and be a problem solver not problem maker. If
you go at it at this approach, you'll spot opportunities to
improve your vacation and improve other travelers' vacations by
strengthening a weakness!
#4. Ask, Ask, Ask and Then Tell: I have learned in business and
life that you will never get anything unless you ask. See if
they can upgrade you. Perhaps your special occasion will allow
you to travel first class or maybe they have a suite instead of
a two double bed room. The point: don't be afraid to see if they
can do better. Also, whether they are helpful in your upgrades
or not, say thank you and how much you appreciate their help.
These little words can go a great distance and leave a lasting
#5. Timing is Important: You can't expect to get first class
travel during busy times. So, time of year travel is important
if you want to get the luxury you deserve.
The Internet is a vast sea of information and can be a great
tool when planning your trip. Have fun with it, but do a few
little things and you can have a vacation that only the wealthy
take advantage of. Remember, you deserve it!!
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