Holiday bookings online- easy, safe and convenient

As the internet has become increasingly popular, many businesses have started using it as a means of selling products to the public- an example of this are the various Travel Agencies currently utilising its services so the public can book their holidays online. There are several advantages to booking a holiday online versus through a travel agents- as the former is generally far easier and more convenient than the later: though this extends not just to the customer- but is also beneficial for travel companies also.

Generally booking a holiday through the internet has many advantages that booking through a travel agent simply cannot offer- the most obvious being that you can order your holiday online and in the comfort of your own home- so you don`t need to get caught up in the weather that you're trying to avoid! This especially advantageous for people with disabilities, or when it`s icy/ raining. It`s also quicker than discussing then setting up the holiday with a travel agent (who may be encouraged to push sales and therefore possibly trying to make you buy the most expensive holiday available) as you can set up the deal exactly as you`d like it- most sites tend to have a bar at the side of the page where you can enter in the amount of money you`d be happy with spending on a holiday and it will search out similarly priced holidays for you- ideal for those last minute/ budget holidays.

Also what with the advancement of the internet, search comparison websites have been set up in which you could type in your ideal holiday into the site and it would find you the cheapest deal. Another advantage could be that if your`e traveling in a group and would like to sit in the company of the aforementioned group then one could also book plane/ boat tickets online to ensure they remain with whom they intend to travel (this is especially useful for large families or groups of friends traveling).

For the most part, holidays booked online tend to be cheaper as well. Since one effectively is cutting out the middle man (the agents) the overall deal tends to be much more cost effective:- boosted when an added deal from the like of a promotional offer is factored in. Another factor to consider is that when booking online one cannot double book by mistake- as with computers there is very little scope for human error.

However it`s not just the customer who benefits from booking holidays online as there are several pros to the companies. For example since websites require no physical space money can be saved through a lack of electricity bills and rent for the offices. Also, this means less staff which also saves cash for the company (and effectively the customer). Also most of the online agencies advertise their business on other web sites- thus increasing their revenue potential, which will mean an increase in bargain holidays which, in summary, makes the whole affair cheaper for both customer and businesses alike.

Top quality rose oil is produced in Bulgaria
20.04.2012

Top quality rose oil is produced in Bulgaria

A month before the 2012 Rose Festival in Bulgaria we decided to present to your attention an article about the famous Bulgarian rose oil which local people produce from Rosa damascena.
Rose oil (attar of roses) is an indispensable ingredient in virtually all fine perfumes made by most famous producers like Christian Dior, Givenchy, Lancôme, Bulgari, Chanel.... Modern cosmetics is unthinkable without rose oil. It is a very expensive product. Grams of rose oil are as valuable as grams of gold. Much like coffee, which is of best quality and finest aroma when grown in particular areas, it is the Bulgarian-grown rose which is the most aromatic one. Every beginner in the fragrance industry knows that the top quality rose oil is produced in Bulgaria.

Skiing or Snowboarding
19.04.2012

Skiing or Snowboarding

Winter sports are growing in popularity and many people are now having a go at skiing or snowboarding. Once considered to be an expensive pastime, it is now possible to go on a winter sports holiday for a relatively cheaper price. France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy are still popular, but other countries, like Slovenia, Bulgaria, Poland and Romania, are now offering excellent facilities at a cheaper price.

No matter where you choose to go, the most important consideration is which discipline you want to pursue. Both are exhilarating, both offer the chance to experience high speeds and whichever you try, you can guarantee you will fall down a lot when you start out.

Bulgaria Top Destination for Hunting Red Deer
17.10.2011

Bulgaria Top Destination for Hunting Red Deer

Bulgaria has emerged as one of the most popular global destinations for the hunting of red deer among "hunting tourists," according to the State Forestry Agency.

Bulgaria- a leading health tourism destination?
11.10.2011

Bulgaria- a leading health tourism destination?

In 2013 the European Union will apply a new directive, that patients, who have received medical service in other European countries, will have the chance to get their expenses refunded.

Smolyan should become a centre of eco tourism in Bulgaria
30.09.2011

Smolyan should become a centre of eco tourism in Bulgaria

The Ambassador of USA in Bulgaria James Warlick said that Smolyan city (only 10km away from Pamporovo) should become a centre of Eco tourism in Bulgaria.

Qatar Airways to launch more flights to Bulgaria
19.09.2011

Qatar Airways to launch more flights to Bulgaria

Qatar Airways plans to increase the frequency of flights from Bulgaria's capital city Sofia to Qatar's capital Doha and to launch new routes to the country within a year, the air carrier's chief executive Akbar al-Baker said on September 15 2011.

2011 Burgas Sand Fest
05.07.2011

2011 Burgas Sand Fest

Sand Sculptures Festival 2011 started in the city of Bourgas, at the Black Sea coast, from July 02. Last year it attracted 70,000 visitors.

Rally Bulgaria 2011 starts in Borovets on July 08
05.07.2011

Rally Bulgaria 2011 starts in Borovets on July 08

The competition will take place from July 8th to 10th in Borovets and this year it will be the 6th round of the Europe Rally Championship for 2011. The Rally will have a total length of 781, 58 km and the length of the special stages will be 257, 76 km.

Bulgarian monasteries are top sites for foreign tourists
27.06.2011

Bulgarian monasteries are top sites for foreign tourists

Rila monastery, Bachkovo and Troyan monasteries are the sites that attract the most foreign tourists in Bulgaria, Nikolai Mindov, chairperson of Association of Bulgarian Tour Guides told Focus news agency.

A Cross forest- the Rhodope Jerusalem- a
17.06.2011

A Cross forest- the Rhodope Jerusalem- a "must- see" sight near Pamporovo!

If you happen to be in Pamporovo in summer, don't miss to visit the nearby (only 40km away) Cross forest.

Elevation Music Festival
07.06.2011

Elevation Music Festival

On June 24 and 25, 2011 the first Elevation music festival will be held near Bansko- in Razlog Valley, Bulgaria.

Kazanlak Rose Festival
02.06.2011

Kazanlak Rose Festival

Every year, during the first weekend of June, local community in Kazanlak organizes the annual Rose Festival.

Russians and Romanians visit Sozopol to see the holy remains of St. John the Baptist
24.03.2011

Russians and Romanians visit Sozopol to see the holy remains of St. John the Baptist

There is a rise in the tourists who come from Russia, Romania and Ukraine to visit Sozopol in order to see the holy remains of St. John the Baptist, representatives of the tourist business commented, "Your day" daily reported.

Bulgaria may become a leading SPA destination for German tourists
23.03.2011

Bulgaria may become a leading SPA destination for German tourists

There is a high possibility for Bulgaria to become a leading destination for SPA tourism, as it has been discussed between the Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Ivo Marinov and representatives of the General Union of the State Health Insurance Funds in Germany on the international tourist fair ITB Berlin.

Seven real- time web cameras from Borovets!
28.02.2011

Seven real- time web cameras from Borovets!

Now you can check seven real- time web-cams from Borovets!