Looking to take a break from work and do some traveling? Right now is probably the best time to start planning your vacation. Heading to work every day navigating through miles of traffic can certainly be stressful. Not to mention the added pressure of paying off regular Credit Card bills, loan EMIs, and insurance premiums. Definitely not something you’d consider fun. Not by a long shot.
So, if you find yourself daydreaming about going on a long, relaxing vacation while choking on gobs of smog at a red light, you’ve come to the right place. Sure, planning a vacation for the entire family does tend to leave most folks at sixes and sevens. However, we’re here to help you figure out the best summer vacation destinations you can head to. And don’t worry! You won’t be seeing your bank account sink faster than the Titanic by the end of it.
But, before we get to the juicy bit, make sure you get yourself a solid Travel Insurance Policy. This will protect you and your family from any emergencies you might encounter on your travels.
Don’t be alarmed though. Think of it as an extremely affordable precaution. You can acquire Travel Insurance from just about any general insurance company across India. In fact, you can get one tailor-made according to your needs and the location you’re travelling to.
It will certainly come in handy in case you encounter flight delays or cancellations, sudden medical emergencies, accidents, loss of belongings, legal expenses, and even accidental death.
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If that piece of information ruffled your feathers a little bit, just remember, it’s for your own good. Better safe than sorry, regardless of the situation.
Now let’s move on to the good stuff before start throwing darts at that map on your wall. So, put your globes and your atlases aside and check out these affordable summer vacation destinations you and your family can head to for a relaxing holiday.
You don’t need to swelter in the summer heat like the rest of us plebs. Head to the mystical land of Nepal and take in some fresh mountain air to revitalise your senses and clear the cobwebs from your mind.
You can book flight tickets from New Delhi to Kathmandu during the first week of June and get fantastic deals on round-trip tickets for approximately Rs. 10,000. Sounds like quite the bargain considering you get to experience the full majesty of the Himalayan range in all its glory.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you and the rest of your family could even book a package tour to the base of Mount Everest and revel in its splendor. Make sure your family members have good Life Insurance Policies, just in case a group of Yetis makes off with them.
Unless, of course, you planned it that way. Hmmm!
Now here’s a deal that should have your eyeballs popping out of your sockets. During the first week of July, you can get round-trip tickets from Kochi to Malaysia for a shade over Rs. 10,000. Sounds pretty incredible, doesn’t it?
A deal like this doesn’t come around too often. With such low flight costs, you and your family can spend a little extra on shopping and the finest food Malaysia has to offer. In fact, when it comes to experiencing the wonders of the marine world, Malaysia has few equals.
So, get your shopping Credit Cards and your snorkeling gear ready for some undersea adventures.
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Speaking of undersea adventures, if you’re looking for a slightly more ‘earthy’ flavour to your vacation, then look no further than Thailand.
If you book your tickets from Kolkata during the first two weeks of July, you can get round-trip flight tickets for just under Rs. 9,000. If that isn’t a steal, we don’t know what is.
You and the family could head over to Bangkok and take in the amazing sights and sounds, and even savour world famous Thai cuisines in their natural habitat. And of course, you could head to the dozens of pristine beaches that litter the country’s coast or head over to one of its many magnificent islands for some quiet downtime.
However, since you’re travelling with your family, it might be in your best interest to keep your eyes focused on them and not some of the more ‘alluring’ sights you might come across every now and then.
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- South Africa
Why not trade fighting animals on Indian roads for a real-life Safari down in the depths of South Africa? Incredibly, during the first week of July, you could book round-trip flights from Mumbai to Johannesburg for as low as Rs. 15,000.
An opportunity like this doesn’t come along too often, so book your tickets and start planning as soon as possible. Johannesburg boasts some of the best nightlife in the world, while the safaris are absolute must-sees. In fact, you could get some fantastic rewards by booking your flights using an Airline Credit Card. So, if you don’t have one, apply now!
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This should give you an idea of where to head to for your holidays this year. After all, it won’t burn too big a hole in your pocket so you might as well make the best of these amazing deals before they disappear forever.