It doesn’t matter how much we love our families, our homes and our jobs – at some point, we all need to take some time away from the daily grind.
Many of us jet off somewhere for a week or two of sunshine during the peak season, but if the usual holiday just won’t do it this year, can you still get a luxury break away without spending a fortune?
A luxurious five-star holiday might offer you complete relaxation for at least a few days, but coming back to an empty bank balance is hardly going to help preserve that holiday spirit.
Summer is the busiest and most expensive time of the year to travel, so if you want luxury without the expense, try jetting off in the quiet season. It’s worth remembering the school holidays too, as travelling when the kids are off will also add to your costs.
When searching for that dream holiday, make sure you shop around to get the best price or you could end up paying hundreds of pounds more for the same holiday. Club Med luxury breaks tend to offer holidaymakers excellent holidays all around the world, as well as good value for money.
There has been a lot of talk around booking holidays last-minute to get a good deal. While this is true to a certain extent, it also adds to the stress of booking and could mean that you end up with no holiday at all.
By booking more than 12 months in advance, you’re likely to be able to take advantage of early bird deals and get the luxury holiday you want.
Many people choose to go for a self-catering or half-board holiday when looking to stick to a budget. However, booking a luxury all-inclusive break can often work out cheaper in the end, as the cost of food and drink soon adds up, particularly when everyone is in that holiday spirit!
Despite the costs associated with dream luxury holidays, it is still possible to live the high life without spending a fortune – you just have to know where to look.