Booking Early and Being Committed Mean Discounts

booking-early-and-being-committed-mean-discountsTravelers are looking for discounts more than ever in today’s economy. And, travellers are finding that the promotions can be pretty big if you’re willing to plan ahead and if you’re committed enough to book non refundable rates.

One London hotel is offering room discounts of about 45% just for early booking.

The Stafford Hotel in London offers this huge discount on rooms just for booking your stay at least 30 days in advance. The hotel is one of London’s finest and is located behind Green Park in St. James Place. This location is one of London’s best as it is convenient to Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly Circus. The rates are only available if you book directly through the hotel at

Another wonderful European hotel is offering deep discounts for booking at a non refundable rate. Hotel Romeo in Naples, Italy has dropped their rates significantly for this travel season. But, you can get an even further discounted rate by booking a non refundable stay. In fact, with a non refundable booking, your rate is about 55% lower than the standard rate. The non refundable rate requires you to pay in full in advance. The Romeo Hotel is a favourite among travellers to Naples because of its rooftop pool with views of Mt. Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples. You can book your stay through

Air Canada Vacations is also offering an early booking promotion. They have added Athens and Barcelona to their lineup of vacations. In Barcelona you can choose from 19 different hotels and 5 tours. In Athens, you can choose from 15 different hotels and four tours. Service to both cities will be offered three times per week beginning in June 2010. For booking an Air Canada vacation early, you can receive $100 off per person if you book by the end of 2009 for travel between June 1 and October 31, 2010. Visit them on their website at for more information. As you can see, it really does pay to plan ahead for your vacations.