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5 reasons for an early booking of your yachting trip

Right now you’re packing your bags for this year’s trip. Maybe, just mayyyybe you’re thinking about winter skiing or New Year’s celebrations. But what about an early booking of your sailing trip in 2019? Hear us out on these 5 reasons to think ahead on your summer vacation.

Early booking discounts

If you start planning your yacht trip with few months in advance, you can get discounts up to 50%. Early booking is no joke – a casual search of boat availability a straight year in advance shows 36% of boats are already booked for the high season! Big discounts aside, another big plus for your budget are the low deposit fees that can drop to 15%.

Early booking in very early Egypt
Avoiding early booking could lead to your ship being in a less than desirable condition. Not the surprise you want from your holiday.

Wider selection of ships

Many people leave the selection of yacht to the last minute. However, this way the boat of their dream vacation can end up booked by someone else. You don’t have to compromise. Do you want your yacht to be a new model and to include a bow thruster? What about a teak deck or bathing platform? Reserve it ahead of anybody else and you’ll be sure to get the best offer.

More destinations to choose from

Selection of destination is similar to selection of ship. It’s first come, first serve. Do you have a favourite marina or do you have a clear idea where you want to sail? Whether it’s Croatia or Carribean, early booking will guarantee you the ideal combination of destination and yacht. In case your plans aren’t set in stone, you can find an inspiration at our blog (e.g. our exquisit take on wonders of Central Dalmacia).

Getting the crew together

With big crew it gets harder and harder to find a date suitable for everyone. Occupational responsibilities, family occasions and other things can easily impede this process. This goes double if you are planning a holiday with friends. That’s why it’s important to plan in advance – just to make sure every crew member is okay with selected date.

Sometimes, dinghly is the only boat left for crew that decides to skip early booking.
Sometimes, dinghy is the only boat left for crew that decides to skip early booking.

Cheaper plane tickets

Are you sailing in far away seas? Or did you decide to forgo long car drive for comfort of airplane? Plane tickets are a lot like yacht bookings – sooner you book, cheaper the price. Booking the airplane for your crew just a few months in advance can be a game changer for your budget and allow you to splurge more on some of that sweet, sweet sailor life. And isn’t that what this vacation is all about anyways?

Boataround Money Back guarantee

While early booking has many advantages, even the best laid plans can sometimes fall through. We like to sail too, so we are very aware of how quickly can big plans change. That’s why we offer a new service – Boataround Money Back guarantee. You don’t have to worry about losing your money with cancellation. You get all your payments back with only one condition – you have to cancel your reservation at least one month before your boat’s pick-up date.

Our customer care is here for you 7 days a week. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to let us know at at or call + 44 (33) 00270087.

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