They say if it sounds too good to be true, do not believe or trust it (DON'T DO IT).
Well I say investigate it, go by your gut and it may turn out to be true . I saw an unbelievable deal on Sell Off Vacations, I deal with them on most of my trips and when I saw $11.00, (yes eleven dollars in a 3 star all inclusive, plus $414.10 taxes and no extra charge for being single.) I could not believe it myself but I did check into it. I do trust Sell Off and Air Canada Vacation. They have been around forever and they would never put up false advertizing. I am a shopper when it comes to traveling. I remember almost two years ago when I saw a trip to Panama for $2.00, yes two dollars and $197.00 taxes. Again unbelievable, but both of these trips are true.
In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, I arrived at my 3 star resort, Villas Vallarta. The resort was deserted. No one at the front desk, no one in the hotel anywhere to be seen. I loved it. Was I getting this whole big hotel to myself? I saw a phone in the lobby so I dialed 0 for the hotel operator. They told me to cross the street to the 4 star, I could stay there. I went over and gave them my "Travel Cheap with Pete" card. They ended up giving me a large suite with a king size bed, a kitchenette, a bar and a living room with two couches. Again unbelievable! This sister resort, Canto Del Sol was across the street, on the beach. An amazing deal in a beautiful place with excellent service.
When I first got off the plane outside of the airport I met a couple. (Bruce and Diana) They were on the same fight and were going to the same resort. Okay, actually they were going to the 4 star Canto Del Sol. A waiting cab took us to our resorts. I had to tell them the deal I got for my trip,. They said "yes, we saw it on Sell Off Vacations, but unfortunately we waited too long to book it." They also got a great deal, so they had no complaints. When I finely got checked in, I met a young lady who was also on our Air Canada flight and got the same deal as me. She called herself L.A. The 4 of us hung out. We caught the public transport outside our hotel. For 70 Canadian cents a ride, we toured the city, then explored downtown Puerto Vallarta. For $3.50, public transit took us winding through the jungle, an hour north to Sayulita, a lovely little surf village. Our third daytrip's destination was Ixtapa, an authentic Mexican village east of Puerto
Vallarta. On the last day I got talking to a couple that also got the great deal we got. This guy even works for Air Canada and said there is no way he could have got this good of a deal though his air Canada passes and all.
The bottom line, trust reputable companies that have been around and always go by gut when traveling.
Pete Montgomery Travel Cheap With Pete
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