Some of the reasons why a rejuvenating vacation in the Caribbean is in everyone’s wish list are the beautiful tropical weather and pristine beaches with crystal clear water. 7,000 large and small islands and take up around 3,200 km in the area between the Gulf of Mexico (North America) and the Venezuelan coast (South America), The Caribbean islands surround the Caribbean Sea. Home to people from different nationalities, such as Spanish, French, Dutch, English and more are the island countries. You will find the existence of multiple languages here because of this reason.
You would be happy to know that the Caribbean islands are much more budget friendly for a trip due to the availability of many seasonal vacation packages, If you live in Southern Europe, North America or South America. In few simple steps, in this article you will learn how to get your hands on cheap vacation packages.
Your number one tip is to start your planning way in advance, to get your hands on best deals possible. It gets cheaper for you, the earlier you make your bookings. The Caribbean Islands consist of 3 different regions so which part of the Caribbean do you intend to visit? The Western Caribbean, also known as the “Greater Antilles,” and includes islands such as Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico is the first part of the Caribbean.
The Eastern Caribbean (Lesser Antilles) is the second part. Within the Eastern part of the Caribbean are Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia and Grenada an addition to the Eastern part of the Caribbean islands, and which stretches from Barbados to Anguilla.
The Southern Caribbean or ABC Islands is the third region. Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao is what ABC stands for and these islands sit next to South America.
The more expensive your trip is going to get as you get further away as you move away from your country. The first step toward planning your trip is to decide which part of the Caribbean you wish to travel is the most important thing. The carnivals and seasons available in the Caribbean are some of the things to depend on when planning your vacation. One thing to note is that the dry season is from January to May while the wet season goes from June until December. If you want to get the greatest deals on packages, you might want to book your vacation outside the high season. The Atlantic Hurricane Period is the period between June and November. Try avoiding the month of September, if you do plan to visit Caribbean during this time.
The best time to go on a vacation in the Caribbean is the carnival season. The flights, as well as the hotel rates, are very expensive since it takes place during peak travel time. Some carnivals are organized during the month of May as well. In order to encourage tourism, you’ll find quite a few good deals & packages this month, May is the month when the peak season is fading away. Make sure you check the cancellation policy offered on the travel package, if you plan to book your tickets during the wet season. In case the weather turns bad, you should be able to cancel your tickets.