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20.8.16

Get Ahead & Plan Your Winter Break Now!

It might still be summer but if you’re hoping to get away this winter, now is the time to get planning your break. Most of us are thinking about where to spend our summer sunning ourselves. However, now is also the ideal time to get ready for your winter break. The truth is, when it comes to travel, the earlier you book, the better. So, to help you save money on your next break, below are a few tips and ideas for getting your winter getaway booked early. The question is, what should you do, where should you go, and who should you travel with?
To help you plan the perfect winter getaway, below are a few tips and suggestions.What type of trip do you want?
First and foremost, you need to decide on the type of trip that you want. Do you dream of a luxury getaway to a little log cabin in the Meribel ski area? Or, do you love the idea of taking a family trip to the slopes? Maybe, you fancy spending a week in a little cottage somewhere in France? Or, perhaps you like the idea of heading somewhere that stays hot all year around, such as Florida, The Canary Islands, or Cyprus, for instance? Before you book your trip, it’s important to take the time to think about the type of break that you want.

Choosing your accommodation
Once you’ve determined the type of trip that you want to take, the next step is to look at your accommodation options. Of course, the type of accommodation that you’ll opt for will depend on who you’re traveling with and the type of break that you want. If you’re hoping for a fun and relaxed getaway, staying in self-catered accommodation could be best. However, if you’re hoping for a more luxurious break, opting to stay in a hotel could be the best option. The good news is, wherever you opt to stay shouldn’t be too expensive to book as you’ll be booking it early. Make sure that before you book anywhere in particular, that you take the time to look around and compare prices. Sometimes, by shopping around you can get some fantastic deals on incredible accommodation options.
Planning your activities


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The great thing about booking your trip nice and early is that when it comes to planning your itinerary, you’ve got plenty of time to get it sorted. This means you can shop around online for the best deals for sights and attractions that you want to visit. You’ll also have the best pick of all the excursions that your travel operator offers. So you can take your time looking at the sights and attractions on offer. And then once you know what you want to see and do, you can plan an itinerary that fits perfectly around yourself and your travel buddies. (If you have any that is - you may opt to travel alone.)
When it comes to travel, being organised really pays off. If you take the time to plan your break early, you’ll find that it’s much easier to get everything organised. You can take your time choosing where you go, picking accommodation, and choosing what sights and attractions to see. When it comes to travel, it really is worth planning in advance, especially in terms of the savings you’ll make.