Busted! 3 Myths About Booking Last Minute Travel

LT Globetrotter

August 11, 2017
Busted! 3 Myths About Booking Last Minute Travel

Is it better to wait until last minute to plan your vacation or book early? It's a question that plagues many travelers, so we went straight to the experts to find answers.

In today’s day and age, it seems like everyone is an expert at planning travel. The Internet is filled with endless advice claiming you’ll find the best deal if you wait until the last minute to book. But the Liberty Travel consultants are here to guide you in the right direction. From helping you save money to picking the ideal itinerary, they’ll be the first to tell you booking your travel plans early can pay off in a big way.

Myth 1: Waiting to book last minute will get me the best price.

Booking a flight

FALSE

Rumor has it, hotels and airlines will drastically lower their prices to sell unbooked rooms and seats the closer it gets to your travel dates. But in reality, as airline seats and hotel rooms book up, their demand rises along with their price. More availability can actually be great for your bank account. Planning early means you still have plenty of options to choose from, so the airlines and hotels compete for your business by trying to offer a better rate than their competitors. Plus, booking early with your Liberty Travel consultant also means you have time to make payments, so you don’t need to pay all at once.

Myth 2: Planning my vacation last minute will be stress-free.

Trip to Paris

FALSE

Picture your ideal trip for next year’s vacation. Will you be snorkeling with sea turtles on Oahu’s North Shore in beautiful Hawaii? Or does a foodie tour through the streets of Paris sound more like your style? If you wait until last minute, there’s a good chance you might miss out on those must-do items that travelers who planned ahead already booked up.

Working with a travel agent

Booking early means you’ll have more time with your travel agent to research, plan, and save for all of those in-destination must-dos such as visiting an iconic attraction, eating at that famous restaurant, and experiencing hidden gems recommended by your Liberty Travel consultant.

Myth 3: My overall vacation experience won't be any different whether I book early or wait last minute

Bags are packed

FALSE

Anticipation is one of the driving forces of life, and the same can be said for travel. There’s nothing better than the anticipation of a vacation, the buildup around escaping the day to day, and the positive expectations around the fact that your perfect getaway is just around the corner.

When it comes to planning your vacation, sit back and let the experts take care of everything. A Liberty Travel consultant’s experience and knowledge are the best value for booking your travel plans early. Let them start planning your future getaway today with the best rates and availability for 2018.

LT Globetrotter, Liberty Travel Consultant

As fellow travelers, our people are always on the move discovering new destinations. On the occasions they take a break from exploring, they love to write up a few stories about their adventures before they leave for the next one, so you can enjoy expert tips, news, and recommendations to use for your own travels.

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