Weekend getaway planned? Save precious time on your vacation with our tips on how to max out your mini-break! From the airport on, there are many ways to quicken things up to save you time on your holiday. With these tips, you can actually spend 12 hours longer on quality time with your family then standing in queues everywhere!
1. Airport: save 15 minutes
If your destination has a choice of airports, be sure to pick the one which is closer to the city. You will spend less time getting into town.
2. Transfers: save 45 minutes
Make sure to pre-book shuttles or buy train-tickets online in order to save money and to avoid being lost at the airport not knowing how to get into town. If you need a transfer, we have many great offers available in a lot of different cities world wide.
3. Hotel: save 1 hour
Why not use wimdu.com for accommodation? The website offers holiday rentals from locals – that way you will be sure to live somewhere away from touristic places and central at the same time.
4. Mapping: save 90 minutes
Before your trip, mark the spots you want to visit on a map. That way you will know where to go straight away rather than wasting time in the hotel planning your holiday. If you need inspiration on what to do in your destination for the fun part of the trip, we have over 25,000 tours to choose from worldwide!
5. Apping: save 30 minutes
Whenever you have booked a tour or purchased tickets to visit an attraction on your vacation, download our app so you won’t be needing to print out tickets and look for them in your bags each time.
6. Meals: save 1 hour
Don’t travel aimlessly for somewhere half descent to ear. Make reservations at the most promising spots, ask friends or locals for recommendations or book a special night out with us. We have a variety of fun cabarets, theater-tickets and private dining possibilities to offer which make your night just special and very unique.
7. Get Around: save 30 minutes
Buy a public transport or city pass that covers your entire stay so you don’t have to wait in line these nasty ticket machines before each journey. City passes have many other advantages as free admissions for many attractions, discounts at restaurants and special offers for souvenir purchases etc.
Why wait in line for several hours? Pre-purchase your attraction ticket beforehand online and skip the queues! That way you will save precious holiday time and the kids won’t be bored, having to wait for your turn to visit the attraction.
9. Hop-on Hop-off bus tour: 3 hours
Only got a weekend in the city? The best way to see everything there is including all the highlights and different districts is by bus! With several lines and routes to choose from, you can sit back, relax and let the audio guide tell you all about the most important facts and historic details so that in a short amount of time the city is yours…
10. Airport time: save 1 hour
If you travel with a hand-luggage, you can check in online with most airlines and arrive at the airport only 40 minutes before your flight takes off which allows you to use your last day in town to the maximum!