We talk to honeymoon experts, Turquoise Holidays, to discover why booking your honeymoon with a tour operator is the easiest, most stress-free option!
During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve all had more time indoors than usual. For many of us, we’ve spent much of that daydreaming about far more tropical climes that have long felt out of reach. This is especially the case for newly-weds or those soon-to-be married, where honeymoons have unfortunately had to be cancelled, postponed or put on the backburner for the time being. We’ve learned during the pandemic that the internet is awash with travel inspiration but what it can’t offer you is authentic advice from someone who has actually been to the destination you’re thinking of for your honeymoon. During these uncertain times, that kind of expertise from a tour operator like Turquoise Holidays is more important than ever before. Here are a few reasons why…
The information about holidays you can find online is often muddied by a slew of contrasting opinions. With a tour operator, you’re guaranteed to chat with a like-minded traveller who can really separate the truth from opinion and dip into their pool of extensive worldwide knowledge to answer any questions you may have. Tour operators are travel mad from top to bottom. Take Turquoise Holidays for example – it began life in 2002 as the realised dream of three travel fanatics: a former Sydney taxi driver, jillaroo (a cowgirl in the Australian Outback) and a ski bum. They’ve been to every resort they sell, sipped every cocktail and snorkelled every coral reef and they’re desperate to share their fresh-from-the-beach knowledge with you. You could spend weeks sifting through the internet for that kind of knowledge and not even scratch the surface. Their best tips are often the ones you only learn by visiting the destination.
World-class customer service
Tour operators like Turquoise always want to ensure that passion and imagination is a core part of the travel experience and that’s no different for your honeymoon. Every enquiry they receive is treated as unique, with every travel specialist pouring their heart and soul into every holiday entrusted with them. You won’t find a more personalised service anywhere else.
What a travel consultant can also do that the internet can’t, is really get to know you and your spouse-to-be and what you both want your honeymoon to look like, right down to the types of pillows you like and what seat you prefer on the plane. You’ll have the same travel consultant throughout the whole process, from the first moment you speak to them to asking how your honeymoon was after you return, so they’ll really get to know you and will be your friend and guide every step of the way. They’ll also recognise that every honeymoon should be extra special, so they’ll be working behind the scenes to ensure you’re treated to a few extra surprises – just how a honeymoon should be. It’s the little details like this that turn a great honeymoon into one you’ll never want to forget.
You’ll be helping a wider travel family
Booking your honeymoon with a tour operator doesn’t just mean you’ll be helping a UK travel industry that’s been among the hardest hit during the coronavirus pandemic. You’ll be supporting people in the travel industry worldwide, as tour operators work closely with hotels, ground handlers and local tour companies in every destination they sell. The partners they team up with only use local guides, the kind of people who know their own country best and are so proud to show it off to you – it’s that kind of enthusiasm that can really add gloss to your honeymoon.
Full financial security
A honeymoon that’s booked with a tour operator like Turquoise is fully covered by ATOL, which means your honeymoon is protected financially, no matter what happens. Knowing your money is safe is even more important nowadays and it’s good to know that there’ll be no such worries when booking with a tour operator. In these uncertain times, they’re also offering really flexible booking terms and every travel specialist has their finger on the pulse with travel updates, so will be able to update you quickly and accurately should there be any changes. All of this security and added flexibility means that everything is taken care of by a tour operator, leaving you to concentrate on having the honeymoon of a lifetime. They take the stress out of the planning and preparation, so you’re just left to enjoy making incredible memories on your first holiday as a married couple.
Book your dream holiday now with Turquoise Holidays by visiting www.turquoiseholidays.co.uk.