5 Tips For Indecisive Travelers
5 Tips For An Indecisive Traveler
You’ve been planning a summer vacation for the family since the beginning of the year; but here it is early June, and you still can’t decide where to take the kids. It’s no surprise to hear the kids yelling in the background about how much you’re ruining their lives because you can’t make up your mind, or how all the good places are going to be booked before you can find a good deal. Everyone has a little bit of wishy–washy indecisiveness in us. Help stomp out your indecisiveness with these 5 tips.
Remember the 24 Hour Rule
The government is on your side to help you ease your travel uncertainty. According to Federal law, airlines must allow customers to either: reserve a quoted fare price (without pay) for 24 hours, or allow the customer to cancel their flight for a full refund as long as it is within the 24 hours window.
Don’t Ignore Fees
Don’t let hidden fees hurt your budget. Plan ahead and pay attention to the fine print to avoid extras fees and costs like baggage, resort, or parking fees. This can help prevent changing your mind at the last minute.
Don’t Select Your Seat When Booking
Although this tip only works for those willing to have seats apart or traveling solo, it can benefit you in the long run. Don’t worry. You paid for your ticket, so they have to let you on the flight. However, even though you could still get a crappy seat option, you could also get a chance for a free upgraded economy seat.
Know When to Book
The best time of day to get a great deal is Tuesday morning. During this time frame, airlines are assessing their demand versus availability. Remember, the longer you wait, the more you risk missing out on a great deal.
Use Your Indecisiveness to Your Advantage
One of the best parts of being indecisive, is you’re dates are usually flexible. This is perfect for travelers, because it allows you to search for the best deal. For example, the day of the week you fly out on, can determine the cost of the ticket. Remember, if you’re going to be indecisive, at least use it to your advantage.