Rebroadcast: Ireland Vacation Package Tips | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 75

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The end of summer means Ireland vacation deals are beginning to pop up! If you are considering giving a trip to Ireland as a gift, or are just after a great deal, then you definitely want to listen to these Ireland vacation package tips!

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How to choose the best Ireland vacation package for you

Ireland Vacation Package Tips

(01:10) What to Know About Booking a Vacation Package

Handy links & vacation packages I recommend (and why)! READ:How to choose an Ireland Vacation Package

MOST IMPORTANT: Look at the terms and conditions and read it thoroughly!
Basic Questions:

  • Find out what is included in this package. (Ex: Air fare, Hotel, Car, # of People, Dates, etc.)
  • Where is the departure price from?
    • Check for a city close to you; different cities will have different prices than what is advertised.
  • What are the travel dates?
    • Make sure it is a date that works for you. Prices can change depending on when you travel.
  • How is it priced?
    • Number of people and additional baggage prices can vary.
  • Who do I contact if there is an issue with this vacation package?
    • Work through the info until you find contact info. Copy this info.
  • Do you need trip insurance for this?

Lodging Questions:

  • Where are your lodgings? How far away are they from your destinations and airports?
  • What are the hotel ratings?
  • Are the activities I want to participate in available during my travel times? (Some activities and attractions are seasonal, research these before purchasing.)

Paperwork Questions:

(24:20) Closing remarks:

More often than not, vacation packages are not a good fit for most people because they rarely offer the flexibility that most people want or need. If this is the case, you have other options:

As always, questions about this podcast or Ireland travel in general? Email Jody at jody@irelandfamilyvacations.com or leave a comment below.

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