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If you want to get away and are pressed for time to do it, many travel agencies now offer "eleventh hour travel packages." This means that even if you have not prepared ahead of time, you can still get the vacation you and your family deserve. What's more, you can select and buy these packages from the comfort of your own home. Many of these agencies have gone online with automated sign-up, payment, and airline booking, making your travel plans a little less stressful. Here is an overview of what to look when planning that last-minute vacation.


How to get there


Naturally, in order to travel, you have to think about transportation. Most travel Web sites will offer you a number of ways to get from point A to point B as fast as possible. Whether traveling by bus, plane, or train, the travel Web site you select to handle your vacation needs should provide detailed information on departure and arrival times, pick-up points, and transfers, if necessary.


Where to stay


You will probably not want to live in your car or impose on a friend's hospitality when you go on a vacation with your family, so accommodations are an important consideration as well. If what you are looking for is a quick motel lodge, a five-star hotel or anything in between, most travel Web sites will offer you several options in regard to where to stay. Just keep in mind that some places have peak seasons, and if you are traveling during peak season, it may be more difficult for you to find accommodations. For example, Boracay, the world-famous beach island in the Philippines, is usually packed with people from March to May, while Ibiza, Spain's hottest summer place, is full from June to September.


What to do


A good travel Web site should not only get you to point B from point A as efficiently as possible, it should also tell you what to expect once you get there. After all, you have to pack accordingly. The site should also tell you what activities you can do once you get there. Information on theme parks, beaches, malls, and other tourist attractions should be available on their site. Also, the best travel Web sites offer online bookings for these other attractions as well, making your travel experience much more fun.



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