We are bargain hunters. Spend less, travel more … right?!Bookvip Grand Park Royal Cancun… If you like to make your trip travel dollar stretch, then like us, you might find yourself thinking about a getaway package marketing deal. You ought to be prepared. Know that these advertising vacation package companies are not equal.
After the pulled down of our current remain at the Cancun all inclusive through Premier Travel Resorts, I just got off the phone from trying to schedule the rest of our holiday package with them (some time in Florida). Let’s simply state that will not be occurring. We are just going to forget and eat the cost about it.
From here on out, we will be reserving getaway packages through BookVIP. If you click over to their site, you will see that it is full of the cheapest trip plans to some of the most popular destinations.
Our first ever all inclusive experience was with BookVIP and it was remarkable. Maybe the Dreams ruined us. This place was off-hook. It was whatever we had actually wished for and then some.
One fast note … We have only used BookVIP one time, at one luxury resort in Cancun. Logic informs me that not every resort vacation bundle is going to offer a similar experience. It really is all going to boil down to the research study you put in.
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Researching the residential or commercial properties used on BookVIP can be a little bit of a difficulty. They don’t advertise the real name of the resorts. Rather, they utilize fake names. However if you truly wish to sleuth out the place you will be staying a little bit of investigative deal with Google to compare the photos will expose the true identity of the residential or commercial property you are considering. We didn’t bother going that far. There was lots of info on the BookVIP site to help us feel comfortable with making our reservation.
What we like about reserving with BookVIP? You are on your own schedule. No sales calls, no pressure. Schedule when you have done your research and you are ready. You will understand what you are getting. You understand ahead of time if the dates you wish to travel are offered. There is time to compare the restaurants and amenities. This is a big contrast to the marketing getaway bundle sales calls I will discuss in the next area.
When you are ready to make your booking with BookVIP, just be prepared for a few extra resort charges and taxes. In our case, part of the additional charge was to cover tips for the resort staff.
OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS Bookvip Grand Park Royal Cancun
In contrast to BookVIP, our experience with Premier Travel Resorts (out of Florida) was not the very best. If this had actually been our first experience, we very likely would not have taken part in another advertising offer. It was that bad.
Are you on the calling lists? After our first promotional resort stay, we began getting phone calls offering holiday packages to various destinations. That is how we wound up with a getaway bundle including our newest Cancun all inclusive plus a couple brief remain in Florida and somewhere else.
These travel sales calls are constantly a high-pressure situation unless you just hang up. Say no enough times and they will keep dropping the cost to where it really sounds like a good deal. If they catch your interest and you decide to acquire, it is needed that you do so before the end of the phone call. There isn’t much time to look into the trip residential or commercial properties they are offering. You may have a couple of seconds to quickly pull up some images however that is about it. A picture is worth a thousand words, however unworthy nearly as much as being able to check out a couple of evaluations.
They drew us in with a remain in Cancun (which is convenient for us because of the proximity to Belize) and a long time in Florida (hello, sailboat shopping!). So we pulled the trigger and purchased a plan. But utilizing it, that is an entire various story.
Premier Travel Resorts does not make it easy to really use the holiday time. There is a lot of small print that makes travel preparation very challenging and possibly a lot more expensive. They do not expose these information during the sales call.
THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR …
You can only reserve schedule dates 45-90 days ahead of time if YOU PURCHASE A HOLIDAY BUNDLE WITH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS. Okay, fair enough.
When you call to ask for your preferred dates, they require you to fill out a long type requiring all the info that they already have. You then need to wait about a week to see if your dates are even readily available. Unless your itinerary will only consist of your remain at their resort, this makes preparing the rest of your travel extremely troublesome.
Preparation economical flights, or readily available Airbnb remains in conjunction with your Premier Travel Resorts holiday package is really challenging. In our case, the Airbnb we wished to stay at after our remain at the resort was reserved by the time Premier Travel Resorts got back to us.
Our bundle consisted of a stay in Orlando and a stay in Daytona Beach. Premier Travel Resorts needs that those stays be back to back or thirty days apart. In our case, using them on either end of a company trip we had actually planned was not permitted.
We used the Cancun portion of our holiday plan, however we will not be utilizing the rest of it.
THE BAIT AND SWITCH CANCUN ‘ALL INCLUSIVE’ THROUGH PREMIER TRAVEL RESORTS
The room was unclean, the toilet was broken, the lights flickered, and that is simply the beginning. You see, they put us up, not in one of the luxury homes that they wanted to sell us on, but rather at their ‘cemetary resort’. Seriously, that is what the people at the good residential or commercial property told us they called it. Genuine.
Now, to be fair, Laguna Suites wasn’t all bad. The one dining establishment that was included in our ‘all inclusive’ (if you ignore the ac system leaking into our food) was really a great experience. They altered the menu every night, featuring foods from various parts of Mexico. And the staff was fantastic. Really friendly and accommodating. And really ready to help us with our Spanish.
As soon as over the shock of the distinction in the kind of location we believed we would be staying, we made the most of it. And picked up our rental automobile a couple days early to go off and check out the area.
THE SALES PITCH
Both BookVIP and Premier Travel Resorts need that you go to a 90-120 minute sales pitch to get their reduced costs. No biggie. We feel like that deserves it.
Premier Travel Resorts, nevertheless, requires that you participate in a marketing presentation during each stay. When they offered us the package, this is different from what we were informed. A two-hour sales pitch when you are staying someplace for only 2 nights is a huge portion of time. They sold us four different stays, that indicates up to eight hours of reasonably high-pressure sales! No thanks.
OK, THAT’S IT FOR MY RANT