By Halie Taylor
"Travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." - Miriam Beard
Travel is all about the experience, so make your travel experience better by considering a vacation with a luxury tour group.
If you’re being honest, you’re probably a little hesitant to take sign up for a luxury group tour because you just don’t know if there are any benefits. Right? In actuality, luxury group tours are meant to provide a plethora of benefits for travelers with a single goal of helping the traveler to have an amazing and enjoyable experience.
Less Planning, More Enjoying
When traveling with a luxury tour group, you’re sure to spend less time worrying about what you should do for the day and more time actually experiencing the destination. Less planning also means that you won’t be worrying about where you’re staying. Your luxury tour planner will not only have an excellent place for you to catch up on some sleep, but will also make sure that your needed accommodations are met. Oh, and don’t worry about losing your hotel room or villa suite because of some booking confusions (which I’m sure frequent travelers are all too familiar with). Your luxury travel planner will not only confirm, re-confirm and then confirm again, but will also make sure any booking problems once you’ve arrived are all taken care of. Can I get a, heck yes?
Your luxury group tour guide probably knows the in’s and out’s of your destination like the back of their hand. This also means they probably have connections to things like unique places to stay, activities not many people get to do and access to authentic local restaurants or vineyards. Your luxury group tour guide will also have most likely experienced much of your destination first hand giving them an uncanny ability to point you towards things like the best gelato in the city or the small village with the best pizza.
Safety In Numbers
You’re single and you want to travel, but you’re afraid you can’t do it on your own. You’re left asking yourself questions like what if something happens to me while I’m traveling? If I get sick how will I take care of myself? Once I get to my destination, how will I be able deal with the language barrier? Signing up for a luxury tour group can help you get over all of those fears. No need to put off travel just because you have no one who shares your same traveling desires, a luxury tour group will be filled with people you can relate to and get to know (maybe you’ll even meet your new best friend or a great traveling partner for future trips!). And when it comes to a language barrier, you won’t be dealing with it alone. Not only will your luxury tour group leader be able to help, you’ll also be surrounded by others who may be able to help.
The Added Benefit of a Picture Taker (No, you won't be forced to take selfies the entire trip)
Okay, okay. Maybe this isn’t a super important benefit of a luxury tour group, but if we’re being honest travel pictures are the best. So having someone there to snap that pic of you by the waterfall or that pic of you and your significant other cuddling under the Eiffel Tower, is an added bonus, right?
What do you think are some benefits of traveling with a luxury group tour? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Halie is the Travel Marketing Trends Coordinator for Travel Italian Style and is currently a senior at College of Charleston in Charleston, SC where she is majoring in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. Living in Charleston, Halie developed a love for beautiful scenery and unique culture. This love led her to her passion for travel which allows her to discover beautiful scenery and unique cultures in places all over the world. When she is not daydreaming about her next traveling adventure she can be found redoing warn out furniture found on the side of the road, writing fiction and attempting Pinterest crafts.