If you’re anything like us here at icelolly.com, the impact of the global pandemic will have left you craving both dreamy trips abroad and UK staycation breaks more than ever. You may have been lucky enough to get away during 2020, but have you got next year’s getaway all booked?
The peak holiday periods of 2021 promise to be popular as tourists seek to get their much-needed travel fix, and here’s why you should really think about booking your trip right now!
As mentioned, 2021 is sure to be a huge year for the holiday industry as those who missed out, postponed or cancelled their 2020 breaks seek to get back on the travel track. But why wait until later down the line when many others are likely to be doing the same? Getting your break all sorted now avoids the mad rush nearer the time and gives you peace of mind that your trip is all sorted.
Another reason to book sooner rather than later is that right now, availability is good because the prime holiday periods of 2021 are so far in advance. Essentially, the earlier you book, the more choice and options you will have, and the later you book the less you’ll have.
Take advantage of the wide range of flight times, choice of hotels and destinations on offer now before demand takes over. It certainly pays to be organised, and it’ll definitely benefit you in the long run.
The impact of COVID-19 has hit us all in many ways, perhaps financially, maybe emotionally and via the sheer fact we’ve not been able to do a lot of the things we intended to do since lockdown was imposed during March. Booking an overseas holiday to a sun soaked hotspot, or a relaxing cottage break on these shores certainly gives you something to aim for however, which is much desired in these times.
We all need something in the future to get our beach body prepared for, to save some pennies for and to just get excited about!
Of course a huge advantage of booking your holiday some time in advance of your intended departure date means you have plenty of time to save up your spending money, but it also means you have a lot longer to actually pay the balance of your trip off.
Most travel agents require just a deposit to secure your booking, and then will arrange with you the exact payment options based on how far way your break is. Clearly the longer away it is, the more time you will have to pay it off and most will need the final payment within the three months prior to your getaway.
If the pandemic has left you feeling slightly uneasy about making certain financial commitments, rest assured that when comparing package deals on icelolly.com, all holidays are ATOL protected, which means that your money is safe.
Essentially, should the government change their travel advice for the country you will be visiting or should the company you book with get into any monetary problems as a result of COVID-19, the ATOL scheme will ensure you get every penny you paid back so you don’t need to worry about losing out.
Where are you eyeing up for your 2021 holiday? Which destination(s) would you like to visit? Let us know by tweeting @icelollyholiday!
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