Read Travel Review Blogs Before You Book to Avoid a Disastrous Vacation

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Did you know that according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average family vacation costs $1,415? This may not sound like a lot of money, but if the trip is a flop then that is more than $1,000 down the drain. You can often avoid a disaster by reading travel review blogs, which provide many helpful tips, previews of destinations, and unbiased reviews of travel agencies, airlines, and hotels.

  1. Preview travel agencies.
  2. Entrusting your trip to a travel agency is risky, unless you have them on good recommendation. Read blogs to learn if there are any quirks to the travel agency you are considering. Some travel agencies offer free tours, do you know which ones do? Someone does, and they have probably written about it on their blog.

  3. Preview destinations, hotels, and airlines.
  4. Maybe you are considering a week long trip to Spain, but you have never been to Spain, and therefore never flown to Spain or stayed in any hotels there. Reading blogs with reviews about trips to Spain can give you a great idea of whether or not it is actually a destination you would enjoy, and if so, which airline is enjoyable to fly, and which hotels are good to stay in. Take advantage of other travelers and how they have shared their experiences. Learn when the off seasons are, so you can travel during those times and save money.

  5. Get tips and tricks.
  6. Did you know that if you fly during the middle of the week, you can save money on the airfare? Frequent travelers are usually the same people who keep travel review blogs. Over time, they collect valuable tips and tricks for saving money, finding the best attractions, and making trips more exciting.

    But what do you do if you are unable to find a blog addressing a specific travel agency? Try the travel agency website itself! For example, if you choose a Gate One Travel trip, you can read gate one travel reviews online. It is important to read travel review blogs so that you can be prepared for any trip, whether it is just in the same state, or across the globe. When you see a good tip, or a good review for a particular airline, hotel, or agency, write it down! The next trip you take is bound to be one of the best if you do a little research in advance.

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