The Benefits of All Inclusive Holidays

jenni 03 May 2013 3 comments

For the past couple of years we have heard about holiday fads which are all competing for our attention and our dwindling finances. Some of them, just as fads are, disappear after a few months while some have managed to capture our hearts. One of the most popular holiday travel offerings today is the all inclusive holiday.

All inclusive holidays have increased in popularity over the past few years and they are no longer limited to luxury holidays in far-flung areas. According to research conducted by Mintel, the market for all-inclusive holidays has increased by as much as 32% in the span of five years and it is not showing any sign of slowing down. Today, more than 50% of holidays are all inclusive packages. What can all inclusive packages offer?

One price

There is no guesswork with all inclusive packages because there is no need to calculate your budget according to airfare, lodging, food and other things. Everything is in just one price. This is indeed a very good thing for people who would just like to get away from it all without thinking too much about the travel budget.


Logistical ease

Logistics is one of the most important things to think about when travelling. How to get from one place to another? What to eat? Where to stay? What to see? Discount holidays will free you from worry about all these things. This is great for individuals who do not have a lot of time on their hands to think about all these things.


If you plan on bringing little ones with you on your trip, packages and all inclusive resorts cater to parents who have little ones to take care of.  They have kid camps and other programmes that will entertain children and give adults the time they need to relax.

One-stop shop

All inclusive means everything you need is there. It is like a one-stop shop for all of your needs. There is no need to go somewhere else. You need not worry about where to go, what to eat, what to do and where to stay. You may need to pay extra for services which are not included in the package but the beauty of it is that you will be just steps away from a good spa or a beautiful and scenic beach.

Opportunity to meet new people

Regardless of if you are staying in a large 5-star hotel or a smaller resort, there is always the opportunity to meet new people who just might become lifetime friends. There is no schedule to stick to. You can do things just as you like.

No surprises

There are no unpleasant surprises when it comes to packages.  It is wonderful, placid and extremely relaxing. As long as you book with a reputable operator or resort, there should be no problems at all. You can let go of your worries and just enjoy your time.

If you want to stay on your budget and just have a grand time pampering yourself without worrying about a single thing, the answer to your needs is the all inclusive package.

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