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How to Plan an Unforgettable Group Getaway

How to Plan an Unforgettable Group Getaway

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One of the most frequent requests we get from our past clients is how to plan a group getaway.

There’s nothing better than a vacation with your favorite people. While we get tons of requests for this type of group getaway trip and questions on how to plan it, more often than not they never get off the ground. While in theory a getaway vacation for 3 or 4 other couples sounds like a great idea, getting it implemented can be more challenging than you would think.

Effortless Planning: 4 Strategies for Organizing Your Perfect Group Vacation

While you’d love to plan a perfect group getaway vacation with your closest friends, everyone has to get the time off work, fit the trip into their budget, find sitters, etc. It’s not an easy thing to do!

So here are some of our best tips for making this dream trip a reality.

How to Plan a Group Getaway Vacation

Planning a group getaway can be a thrilling adventure, filled with excitement and anticipation. To ensure your trip is a seamless and enjoyable experience for everyone involved, consider these four tips:

1. Strategic Departure Date:

When it comes to planning your group vacation, timing is everything. Give yourselves a comfortable timeframe by aiming to depart three months from today. This allows ample time for everyone to assess their work commitments and budget constraints. Having this head start ensures a smoother planning process and higher attendance.

2. Early Deposits and Flexible Payments:

For a more long-term approach, consider planning your group trip a year from today. By having everyone put down a deposit early, you secure commitment and allow individuals to spread the cost over time. Although it might be premature to request time off from work, this advanced planning enables participants to budget effectively. Take advantage of our support in setting up manageable monthly payments to ease the financial burden.

3. Realistic Budgeting:

While being considerate of everyone’s budget is crucial, it’s essential to be realistic about the costs involved. Unless you can fill a significant number of rooms, group discounts may not be applicable. For a 4 or 5-night getaway to destinations like Mexico, Jamaica, or Punta Cana, an average cost of $3500.00 per couple can be expected. Keep in mind that islands such as Antigua, Barbados, and St Lucia tend to have higher costs.

4. Exclusive Group Rate Opportunities:

Explore the possibility of benefiting from our leftover group rate spaces. We often have extra rooms available from previous destination wedding groups. Simply email us, and we’ll add you to a special list, ensuring you receive timely notifications when extra group spaces become available.

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Start Planning With Bliss:

Whether you’re planning an intimate trip for two or organizing a gathering of family and friends, our dedicated team is always ready to assist you in planning a successful and memorable group getaway.

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