Finding cheap or discounted holiday
It’s no secret, most Barbados vacation packages still
aren’t cheap… Barbados as a holiday destination is a bit
expensive because the island has been position as an
upscale tropical paradise. However because it is such a
diverse tourism destination, you can save some money by
finding cheap discounted holiday packages.
Let's face it, there is no magic to finding the perfect
vacation package. It simply depends on what you are
looking for in a vacation and what your budget is like. It
also depends on how flexible your schedule is, how long
you plan to stay on the island and what activities you
plan to take part in while you are here.
The ultimate in discount Barbados holidays, is the Best of
Barbados vacation package. This package offers, holiday
seekers a great way to experience all that Barbados has to
offer. The white sandy beaches, the warm turquoise waters,
the restaurants, the nightly entertainment and the warmth
of the Barbadian people.
Packaged holidays to Barbados often varies depending on
what you are looking for. Barbados fun filled mixed of
options make the island a great deal. Package seekers can
choose from the white sandy beaches and calm waters of the
Under water lovers can choose to explore the coves and
inlets on the west coast for some great snorkeling in the
crystal clear waters. For the more adventurous and active
the rugged coast and pounding waves of the east coast will
provided a worthy challenge to the surfer.
Evaluating Your Barbados Holiday Packages
Here I have put together some guidelines to assist
you in evaluating your vacation package:
Air Travel – Can you get to your vacation
from your location, many of the package deals
usually depart from a few of the major airports.
Penalties – Cancellations or rescheduling may
result in penalties; you need to know if any are
Transportation – You need to know once you
arrive at your destination how you will get to your
hotel, is a rental car included in the package or
will you be picked up by a hotel shuttle.
Accommodation Amenities – Know what amenities
will be available to you once you get to your
destination, also make sure that the attractions
that you really want to see are available to you.
They can be closed for schedule maintenance.
Room Category – Enquire about the room
included in your vacation package. Categories may
vary from property to property.
The Best of Barbados Vacation package program allows
travelers to choose from a wide range of
participating hotels and some great on-island
attractions; from snorkeling with giant sea turtles,
to touring one of the six new museums, or catching
an island safari..
Discounted Barbados Vacations - Timing and
If you are looking for a cheap vacation
package you will need to book as early as
November to March is the main tourism
season in Barbados, during this period you will
find the most expensive vacation rates.
Christmas and New Year are included in this busy
period. It’s extremely difficult to find
discounted vacation packages at this time… If
you must travel to Barbados at this time you
must book early.
June to August is also quite busy with
many vacation seekers traveling to Barbados at
this time so that their holiday would coincide
with the annual Crop Over festival. During this
period vacation packages will be more expensive
than during other off peak periods.
September to November is perhaps your
best chance to save big on a Barbados vacation
package. During these off peak months the Best
of Barbados Vacation Package is offered, this
package will allow you to.
Save on round-trip airfare.
Stay for seven nights and get one night free
Tour the island and visit its attractions at
And have free complimentary breakfast everyday
at participating properties.
Booking Your Barbados Vacation Packages
Is there a difference between booking my
Barbados vacation package online and using a
An increasing number of travelers to Barbados
are booking their vacation packages online.
Many service providers offer online only
specials that provide their customers with
So if you familiar with the island booking
online is the way to go. On the other hand if
you don't know Barbados at all, then you are
probably better off getting help from an
experienced travel agent who specialises in
Usually a good travel agent knows the best
deals and provides you with a contact person
if any problems should occur. Agents can use
their relationships with participating
properties and other service providers to
solve any problems that may occur.