26 Dec 2013

Choosing a Holiday Accommodation

Holidays are that part of the year which helps disconnect from the worries and rejuvenate with the self; a perfect getaway is considered to be the best treatment of stress. Choosing a holiday destination can be of your choice, but, picking up an accommodation out there is something that needs to be done very carefully, as if a wrong one is picked up, it can spoil the fun of your vacation. Here are few tips that can help you choose a Holiday Accommodation wisely:

No matter what is your destination, make sure that you stay at a Central location so that it can be easier for you to move around and enjoy the sites. Being too far from the main attractions will make you travel more inside the city which will be of no fun to certain people, hence the best thing you can do is, to book a hotel at a point wherein you become far from the exciting part of the city.

This of course is a vital point before you book an accommodation, you have to be very choose beforehand about the budget, no doubt that there are luxury hotels or accommodations wherever you go, but the question is, do they fit in your budget? There is no point spoiling the fun of your trip if you accommodate yourself at a place that will exceed your budget. Choosing a low priced hotel does not mean that you will get a no comfort zone or an uncomfortable place, there are many hotels that offer you a nice and peaceful stay that too in low budget, so opt for that.

Ambiance and Safety:
After the budget and location, the next thing you should look up in a perfect accommodation is, safety which somewhere is associated with the location as well as the ambiance and environment of the hotel. You need to be really aware of the place where you are going to stay and have to be really sure that the area around is safe for you and your family. 

Facilities and Services:
When you are out for a holiday, then obviously you wish to cut off from your daily routine and hence look for services that are really pampering. However, not everywhere you can expect your kind of care to be available, hence it’s a really good idea to look for places who encompass proficient and a friendly staff who is always available to help you, and make you feel at home. 

4 Dec 2013

Don’t Delay your Trip even if the Flight is Cancelled.

There are number of times when you get to know that the flight you are supposed to board on is cancelled , sometimes the reason is genuine however, there are a lot of times when the cancellation occurs due to the fault of the airlines itself. One of the major faults which can hamper the timings of the flight is, equipment malfunctioning and that is completely the fault of an airline.

Other than that, weather is also a very common factor which can cause a cancellation of any particular flight. No matter what the reason is, the question arises is there a chance of the replacement of a flight, or to fix you up in any other flight which can help you reach your destination in an appropriate manner? Yes, you sure can do that, here are few easy tips which can help you change your flight if an existing one gets cancelled.

The first thing you must do when you hear that your flight has been cancelled, is, reach up to the desk of your particular airline and from there dial the direct number of customer service, this is the primary step which must be taken in case of any cancellation. Once you get to a representative over the phone, immediately ask about the reason of cancellation, and place a request to place you in the next possible flight. Once you will give your request, you will be definitely accommodated in the next operating flight. In case this does not happen, you can follow any of the below mentioned steps.

Another thing which you can certainly try to do in such a situation is, to rebook your ticket again by using Wi-Fi available at the airport. Once it is done successfully you will be issued with your new boarding passes at the desk of your desired airlines, which can help you get on another flight safely.

Social networking sites are also an essential tool to let your people know about the status of your flight. You can log on to twitter, or face book and update the status of your account by letting your loved ones know what exactly is happening at your end. There are many airlines such as Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, which continuously monitor Twitter for the updates, sop once your message will flash on there, you never know that they might get in touch with you and get you shift in any other flight. 
Once your flight gets cancelled, you must ensure that all your bags are with you within 24 hours of the cancellation as each airline has this particular policy, and they need to follow it stringently. 

You need to be very much aware about your rights even before you leave for your trip. In a situation like this, your awareness definitely counts. You must be aware of the fact, that for domestic flights, airlines that are based in US, are not supposed to return the fare or compensate you for anything, congruently there are many of such policies which you must go through while booking a flight.