Why booking in advance is the key to a stress free holiday

October 3, 2016

Sitting down and planning your next halal friendly holiday is always an exciting part of the overall holiday experience. Looking up destinations, searching different hotels, listing down the places you want to visit and choosing what activities you want to do can be a fun and stressful time for some, especially with this part of the holiday planning being one of the most crucial parts. Though all the excitement of going on holiday will get you in the holiday mood, the real question you should be considering is when should you book? No one wants to leave things to the last minute, yet can booking well in advance really be worthwhile?

If you’re planning on taking your much deserved break, or if you think it’s about time you treat your kids and the family to some fun under the sun, then YES, booking in advance is a great way to get everybody ready and prepared in good time. With so many things to consider when planning a holiday, and with plenty other responsibilities and obstacles waiting for you before you actually fly away, booking in advance can make not just your life, but everyone else’s a lot easier.

So what are the main benefits of booking in advance? What will you gain? Does it really matter? Will it affect your holiday if you do or don’t? All the above questions may be wandering around in your head, and we’re here to give you a few answers to your questions, and why booking in advance is definitely the way to go when looking for a smooth and stress free holiday escapade.

Allow the experts to do their job

luxuryhalaltravelYou and your family may want to seek professional aid from travel agencies or experts just like ourselves at Luxury Halal Travel. If you’ve already decided on the date you want to travel, and if the said date is still a few months away then that allows travel experts like ourselves to provide you with all the holiday planning help you need. By giving those that will be guiding you a long your journey enough time to plan and present the best destinations, holiday packages and etc, you’re not only helping your agent out, but you’re also giving them the perfect chance to provide you with exactly what you’re looking for.

Get better deals

Though you may think booking last minute will get you better deals than booking in advance, that’s not always the case. Many flights, hotels, and various holiday destinations provide incredibly reasonable prices for those that book in advance, making the chance of saving money highly likely. Not only can you get great deals and packages, but you’ll also avoid missing out on that luxurious hotel you wanted to stay at, or the first class flight you want to be on due to hotels and flights being fully booked. There’s always an advantage when it comes to beating the crowd, especially if you plan on travelling during peak holiday seasons.

Enjoy ample time to plan out and schedule your holiday plans

A photo by Aaron Burden. an agenda and a what-to-do list may sound easy, but after a long haul flight, a bit of jetlag, and all the excitement of the beginning of a holiday, things may not go to plan if you decide on leaving your planning to when you arrive at your destination. Booking in advance gives you enough time to come up with some sort of plan or guidelines you can follow through while you’re away. Though most holidays don’t go 100% to plan, having the extra sense of security and knowing where you want to go and what you want to do makes your holiday a much more smoother one than what if would have been if you had left things to the last minute.

Pre-holiday savings

Once you’ve made your booking and you know exactly where you’re going and where you’ll be staying, it’s now down to saving up for the extra activities and places you want to visit and participate in. Setting a budget is always a good idea when planning on travelling, especially if you’re stuck to sticking to a strict one; however, by booking in advance you’ll have ample time to do some extra saving, or even find the kids some simple jobs for their own pocket money. Everyone wants to travel with peace of mind that their bank won’t be crying by the time they return. By booking in advance and saving up in good time, you and your companions can all enjoy a stress free financial holiday experience while you’re away.

Take the stress of homework away from your kids

downloadAre you kids coming with you on your next holiday? If they are then another great reason to book in advance is for your kids’ sake. Most of those that travel have children in school, making travelling difficult depending to schools and their rules. If you do plan on taking the kids away during school terms, then booking in advance gives you plenty of time to discuss this with their teachers and the school. Children whom are permitted are often given special assignments or catch up projects related to their holiday to prevent neglecting their education. This being so, both you as parents and the teachers will have ample time to prepare the extra lessons or activities that your kids will be doing, preventing the kids the worry of the amount of school work piling up for them when they get back.

Learn about your destination and their local language

Another great way of making the most out of your holiday is by learning about your holiday destination and even a few phrases of their local language depending on where you’re travelling to. If you’re travelling to a new country for the first time, everything will be a complete mystery to you from the food, language, environment, and even the people. Giving yourself enough time to prepare for your trip allows you to organize yourself in advance and learn the basics of your holiday destination. Perhaps you can plan out what you want to do, and find the best places to do it. Or maybe you want to travel away from the touristic parts and into the local streets where English isn’t as widely spoken. Whatever the case of you holiday getaway, planning and organizing your trip will prevent mishaps from happening making your time away a fun and enjoyable one.

There are plenty of reasons why booking in advance is such a great idea, especially as we’re now entering the end of the year and many are looking to travel in the New Year. Though we at Luxury Halal Travel will do our very best to ensure you get exactly what you want and how you want it while away, there are also certain parts that you yourself can participate in to fulfill your holiday wishes.

If you would like to find out more on booking in advance and what we have to offer, feel free to get in touch with us via email at or give us a call at +44 0203 397 4397 (from UK) or +01 855 209 9945 (from USA) and we’d be more than happy to chat about your options. Remember, booking in advance is the best way to ensure a stress free holiday, and we at Luxury Halal Travel always want our customers to make the most of their holiday getaway. Whether it’s a quick long weekend getaway for two you’re looking for, or a lively family escapade full of fun and activities for a couple of weeks, we want you to have the time of your life, and we want it to be as perfect as it can be.







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