A week away to the sun, by plane or car, so you can come home completely refreshed. Who doesn’t have the feeling that he needs to get out now and then? Most people who decide to go on holiday at the last minute, opt for a last minute.
Often you don’t have a lot of time to put together an entire holiday. A last minute trip is ideal: you will find the most complete trips for small prices. So it’s not surprising that most travel agencies and tour operators have a wide range of last-minute offers. It’s nice to have so much choice, but how do you find the right trip? And are you going to book online or through a travel agency?
Last minutes to long-distance destinations
Most people think of a last minute holiday as an all-inclusive trip to Turkey or Spain, or a city trip to a European city. However, it is also possible to book a last minute trip to a distant destination such as the Dominican Republic, the Maldives, Thailand or Mexico. For long-haul trips, airline tickets in particular can be very expensive if you don’t book them far in advance. A last minute is the perfect way to spontaneously make a long trip, without it becoming too expensive.
The best last minute all inclusive deals at the lowest price
By far the most popular last minutes are all inclusive travel. This is logical, as it is a very relaxed way of holidaying. The whole trip is arranged for you and you don’t have to think about anything at all. It’s relaxing without any kind of stress.
All inclusive can normally become a costly affair, but when you book last minute, you get the best all inclusive deals for a reasonable price. Often you can book a week’s holiday in a luxury resort for just a few hundred pounds.
What are the most popular last minute destinations?
Most people go to the sun for a last minute. It is therefore not surprising that countries such as Turkey, Greece and Spain are among the top ten most popular destinations by default. What are the most popular last minute destinations? The top three in a row
Turkey. The most popular destination for a last minute holiday is Turkey. The country is on the border of Europe and Asia, so it is only a few hours flight. Turkey has a rich and special culture. A day trip to Istanbul should not be missed during your holiday. The climate ensures that the summers are hot and the winters icy cold. The country is therefore perfect for a summer sun holiday, or a cheap winter sports. Because Turkey is so popular, there are numerous last minute offers to find for low prices. The country is not expensive and you can see this in the prices of the last minutes. So you are guaranteed to find a good offer in one of the resorts or hotels by the sea.
Spain/Canary Islands. The Canary Islands are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, located west of Morocco. The islands have two capitals, Santa Cruz on Tenerife and Las Palmas on Gran Canaria. Tenerife and Gran Canaria are also the most popular holiday destinations of this archipelago, covering a total of seven major islands. The islands have a subtropical climate, which means that there are no seasons and the weather is summery all year round. So you can come here at any time of the year for a wonderful beach holiday. This destination is also relatively close by, so you don’t have to travel too long. An ideal destination for a sun, sea and beach holiday
Greece. Greece is located in south-eastern Europe and has one of the oldest and richest histories in the world. It is a beautiful country with a diverse landscape and offers something for everyone. If you like culture and you want to get to know the ancient culture of Greece better, then it is best to stay on the mainland. For a beach holiday visit one of the beautiful islands such as Crete or Rhodes. Greece is the best option if you want a cheap holiday. The hotels and resorts offer good quality holidays for very reasonable prices.
Book online yourself or through a travel agency?
Nowadays it is very easy to book last minutes on the internet. Almost all travel agencies have extensive websites, where you can easily search and book trips. It is an easy and fast way to book holidays. It’s also nice to be able to search at home from the comfort of your couch or in the office in between the activities. This saves a lot of time.
In addition, you can easily compare all offers from different travel agencies and make your choice. However, booking online is not the best way of arranging holidays for everyone. After all, you don’t have any personal contact and if you have any questions you should call a customer service. It can also be difficult to find out more about the large number of trips and holidays available on the internet. Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees. It is better to make an appointment with a travel agency. There you will have personal contact with an expert who can help you with all your questions and wishes. You don’t have to search the internet yourself, but simply pass on your wishes to the travel specialist, who will then look up the right options for you. This way you can easily and comfortably book a trip that suits you. Booking a last minute through a travel agency is a good idea if you’re not very handy with the computer, or if you like to get personal advice from an expert.