The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are slowly decreasing, and the bears are putting on their last pounds prior to beginning hibernation. Before we know it, winter will be here. For many, a snowy holiday doesn’t come to mind until the weather reports indicate that snow is falling in abundance. While a winter vacation might be the furthest thing from your mind, booking it early can have a multitude of benefits. From prolonged excitement to extra savings, here’s why you should book your winter vacation while the red and yellow leaves are still falling.
Pick Your Dates
Locking in the exact dates you and your family are able to travel prevents a lot of conflicts. It also enables you to plan your life around your holiday, not the other way around. Also, if you are looking at popular travel times, chances are other people are too. To avoid dates booking up, a word of advice: book before the crowds!
Of course, the actual act of traveling, and exploring a new location is obviously the best part of a vacation but what’s often overlooked is the anticipation! Start getting excited about traveling the moment you book your holiday. By arranging your winter holiday earlier, there’s more time to daydream about all the incredible things you’re going to do.
The longer you have before your vacation, the more time for planning. Things, like organizing large groups, scheduling activities, pre-purchasing lift passes, and figuring out transportation, can be accomplished all in advance. Tick the small, mundane details of your to-do list to enjoy a smoother holiday.
It’s no secret that the best savings of the year come earlier in the season. Avoid paying higher prices by taking advantage of pre-season deals. There’s no need to worry about the prices decreasing, they’ll only go up as the snow falls!
When winter does arrive and the majority are scrambling to find accommodation right in the village, paying higher prices, and settling for dates that aren’t their first pick. While they’re doing that, you can sit back and relax knowing that you got the best deal on your Whistler winter vacation.
Just booking a winter vacation can make you happier and booking it early has its own list of additional benefits that will keep you smiling right up until you leave. So don’t wait for the snow reports to plan your holiday, start now for the best ski vacation yet!