• Sophie Atieno

5 Top Factors to Consider while Picking a Luxury Travel Destination

Luxury travel involves having a unique time and enjoying the most memorable experiences that are highly personalized to suit your taste and needs. You might already have a list of what you want to see or do, or expectations on the quality of service you prefer to get but that said, just like any other trip, you need to pick the right destination for you to fully get what you’re looking for in a luxury holiday.

Luxury travel is especially costly and you want the entire experience to be a success. A successful trip definitely starts with the right destination so we put together a list of things to consider before you pick one.

Here are five factors to consider when picking a luxury travel destination:

The amount of time you have

Sure a luxury holiday is all about getting away but if you have just two to three days to spare, you don’t have to go too far from your current location. This would only mean more time spent travelling instead of enjoying the destination. So regardless of whether you’d like to go on an adventure or you prefer a more relaxed vacation, consider how many days you can take off your normal daily routine or schedule so that you pick the right travel destination.

The activities you’d like to engage in

For a luxury holiday to be considered a success it has to satisfy you. Take a moment and think of certain things you’ve been looking forward to doing and put them down on a list. Check online for as much information as possible on the destinations that offer those activities and then pick one. For example, if you’d like to try snorkeling, you might want to go to the coast, a town such as Diani or Watamu since heading to Mount Kenya will not give you that experience.

These 5 factors to consider when choosing a luxury travel destination will ensure you get the most value for your time and money.

Whether you’re travelling alone or with people

Certain luxury travel destinations are great particularly for solo travelers as they allow you to reconnect with yourself. However, some of these places might not be the best if you’re travelling as a family, a couple, or with a few friends. It’s therefore worth remembering that practicality is key for you to get make the most out of the time you will be spending at your luxury travel destination. Ask the people you are traveling with the kind of activities they prefer to participate in and if you are traveling alone, pick a destination that meets your needs as a solo traveler.

The most suitable weather for your destination

Some travelers thrive in warm weather, some in hot weather while others in cold weather. The question is, what kind of weather do you prefer while you are on vacation? Some luxury travel destinations are colder and rainy during certain times of the year while others are warm and dry during the same time. Keep tabs of the weather forecast in order to pick a destination you will be most comfortable in.

Your preferred means of travel

Luxury travel is diverse. It involves places accessible by road, air, rail or water. Some places will require you to fly while to get to some, you might need to take a boat or a ship for example, to arrive. Are you comfortable with these? Remember, you can’t get to a destination that’s only accessible via water using a vehicle, and you can’t get to a place accessible via aircraft if you have a fear of flying. Therefore, look at the accessibility of the place first in order to pick the luxury travel destination that best suits you.

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Got any questions about luxury travel in Kenya, talk to us on our social media, Fractional Warehouse on Facebook and @fractionalwarehouse on Instagram. We also encourage you to look through our Fractional Warehouse website for more insights on holidays and luxury travel.

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