For many, travelling is an opportunity that may only present itself once or twice a year. When this break does arise, making the most of it is imperative. So, where is your ideal travel destination?
Who Are You Travelling With?
Whether or not anyone will be accompanying you and if so, who they are, has a significant impact on how you choose to spend your vacation. For example, if you are travelling as a family, you may choose a hotel that caters more to children, with family-friendly activities nearby. Opposed to if you’re just travelling with your spouse, you may choose to stay at a couple’s resort.
What is Your Budget?
With the right planning and preparation, the budget doesn’t have to be the deciding factor; however, it’s still something that needs to thoroughly be considered. Depending on your budget you should consider:
Trip Duration: Will you travel for one week instead of two?
Time of Year: The time of year can have a huge impact on the overall price of a trip. Research your travel destination and travel in the offseason. This can greatly reduce the cost of a trip–for those looking to save money.
What Types of Experiences Are You Looking For?
The word vacation creates a different image in all of our minds. For some, vacation entails relaxing poolside and reading a favourite book. Others envision vacation as a time to see new sights, try new foods and experience different cultures. Taking the time to uncover what your ideal vacation consists of, will better equip you to narrow down a final destination choice.
If you will be travelling with others, ask what they are hoping to get out of this trip, to craft an experience that both of you can enjoy.