Author Archives: islandhouse-bb

How to Pre-Plan for Your Vacation

How to Pre-Plan for Your Vacation

Vacations are a time to take new adventures while escaping the everyday stressors of your life. Even if you’re not ready to start actively planning for a trip, you can still prepare yourself to plan the perfect vacation for when the time comes.

Here are a few steps that you can follow to help you plan your perfect future vacation!

Brainstorm Places You’d Like to Travel

The first step to planning any vacation is deciding where you want to go. When looking for a destination, there are plenty of factors that will affect where you travel. Are you on a budget? Will you be traveling alone or with others? Is your current work schedule flexible?

All of these factors, plus more, can determine where you end up traveling. If you know that you want to take a trip soon, brainstorm a few destinations. Having a goal destination in mind will give you something to work towards when preparing for your trip.

Ask For Recommendations 

One of the best ways to help decide on a destination is by word of mouth. Ask your friends, family, or even read reviews. By asking for opinions, you can also create a bucket list of places you want to travel to eventually or things you want to do while on your vacation. 

Research When to Purchase Flights 

If you’re on a budget, consider traveling during the “off-season.” The summer and holidays are the most popular times to travel. Therefore, flights will be more expensive.

If planned accordingly, flying can be pretty affordable. Look into signing up for a travel credit card to help you earn points towards flights. A travel credit card is a great way to prepare for your next trip at all times of the year!

Find a Great Place to Stay

Finding a great place to stay that’s still affordable is possible if you are researching appropriately! Bed and Breakfast Inns are a great place to stay, and they offer all of the accommodations that you could need!

If you’re looking for a more relaxing vacation, consider traveling to the beautiful Roanoke Island. At Island House of Wanchese, you can unwind, relax and escape stress.

Do you need more information to help you plan? Give us a call at 888-255-7561!

Why A Bed and Breakfast is The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Why A Bed and Breakfast is The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Are you trying to plan a romantic getaway? Before you stress yourself out by sorting through expensive hotel rooms, consider looking at a more affordable, and personal option. Bed and breakfast inns offer a unique experience that other lodging options can’t. Here are three reasons why you should book your next romantic getaway at a… Continue Reading

5 Essential Holiday Travel Tips

5 Essential Holiday Travel Tips

The idea of spending your holiday away from home always sounds great at first, at least until you start having to think about travel arrangements. Holiday traveling is notoriously difficult. Thankfully, though, there are ways to make it easier. Here’s how: Avoid peak travel dates if you can The Wednesday before and the Sunday after… Continue Reading

5 Signs You Need a Vacation

5 Signs You Need a Vacation

When was the last time you took a vacation? Chances are it’s been a long time. While it’s great to have such dedication to your work, it’s also a good idea to take a break from your job every now and then. Here are some signs that it’s time to unplug and take a step… Continue Reading

How to Pick Your Honeymoon Destination

Secluded beaches, quaint forests, arching mountains…there are often too many places to choose from when deciding on your honeymoon destination. It can get especially complicated if you and your significant other have different ideas concerning where you should go. However, there are ways to make the process easier: Make a list First thing’s first—make a… Continue Reading

Weekend Getaway Checklist

Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat with your significant other or just a break from your normal routine, weekend getaways are a perfect chance for you to relax and unwind. However, the days before the trip can get a little hectic, especially as you’re trying to remember everything that you have to do before… Continue Reading