Bundle Travel Deals

Bundled deals combine multiple travel components into a single convenient—and cost- saving—package. Discover more benefits to bundling your next excursion.

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Bundled travel deals, also known as package deals or vacation packages, combine multiple travel components into a single package. Instead of booking each part individually, travelers can buy vacation packages with several or all components at a discounted or fixed price. There are many advantages for the traveler, including convenience and cost savings.

What does a bundle travel deal usually include?

While the specific inclusions can vary depending on the provider and type of vacation package, the most common components are:


Round-trip flights or multicity airfare to and from the destination.


Depending on the package, this may include airport transfers or car rental.


Resort stays or hotel packages for a specified number of nights.

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Packages often include meals, such as daily breakfast, all-inclusive resort dining or dining credits.


Tickets to shows, performances or other forms of entertainment.

Special amenities

Depending on the package and vacation destination, special amenities might be included, such as spa treatments, golf rounds or resort credits.

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Activities and excursions

Guided tours, tickets to attractions or specific activities may be included.

Group packages

Bundled deals can be designed for specific groups, such as families, couples or adventure seekers, and may include services tailored to those groups.

Travel insurance

Most vacation packages offer the choice of including travel insurance for added protection. AAA Travel Agents can help you understand the benefits of this coverage.

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Is it cheaper to book a trip as a package?

In most cases, booking a trip as a vacation package deal can be more cost-effective than arranging each part separately. There are more than a few reasons bundled travel deals can be cheaper:

Bulk purchasing power

AAA negotiates bulk rates with airlines, hotels and other service providers. This results in lower prices than an individual traveler might obtain when booking each part independently.

Promotional discounts

There often are exclusive discounts or promo codes when bundling services into a package. This can include discounted room rates, complimentary meals or exclusive access to certain activities.

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Economies of scale

Package deals benefit from economies of scale. Fixed costs are spread across multiple members by selling many packages, resulting in lower per-person costs.

Convenience fees

Booking individual parts separately may involve added charges, such as booking, reservation or service fees. Bundled packages often eliminate or reduce these extra costs.

Exclusive deals

Some vacation packages include deals or perks unavailable when booking separately. This could include access to unique events, private tours or discounts on other services.

What is the best time to buy a bundle travel deal?

The best time to buy a bundled travel deal depends on the destination, the vacation package type and the time of year. The Better Business Bureau offers some great tips and tricks for getting the most out of your next vacation. For the most favorable deals, consider:

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Off-peak seasons

Traveling during off-peak seasons can often result in lower prices for bundled travel, all-in-one package deals and inclusive vacations. Off-peak times vary by destination but refer to periods when demand is lower, such as the shoulder seasons between peak and off-peak times.

Holiday sales and promotions

Watch for holiday sales, seasonal promotions and special events like Cyber Monday. There are often discounts and special promotions during these times.

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Last-minute vacations

If you’re flexible with your travel dates and vacation destinations, consider looking for last-minute deals less than one to two weeks in advance. Travel providers may offer significant discounts on remaining inventory to fill empty seats or rooms.

Booking in advance

While last-minute deals can be helpful, in some cases, booking at least three months in advance can also result in lower prices. This is especially true for popular travel periods or vacation destinations.

Midweek travel

Consider traveling on weekdays instead of weekends, as midweek flights and accommodations tend to be cheaper. Package deals may also offer better pricing for midweek travel.

Flexible dates

Sometimes, shifting your trip by a day or two can result in significant savings.

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