Why book a package holiday?


After months of restrictions, we are all desperate for a holiday on the beach! Choosing a trip location, accommodation, transportation, and everything else to go with it can be both time consuming and over budget. Read on to see why booking a luxury all-inclusive package might be your best holiday move yet. This blog post will cover…

  • What a package holiday is.
  • The importance of ATOL protection.
  • Types of inclusions in a package holiday.
  • How we are protecting guests during this time.

What is a package holiday?
Holiday package deals are usually advertised as one. The inclusions could cover anything from airport transfers to dining, and car hire to activities. The difference between a package holiday and booking independently is that by booking through one tour operator, they will be taking care of everything on your behalf.


All-inclusive package holidays often have an exclusive price point and can offer better value for money. The benefit of this is that all the trip elements are booked with one company and sometimes in one transaction, leaving you to enjoy a stress-free, preorganised holiday. A fantastic option for those with a set budget. If you are looking to stay in a location or hotel for only a few days, it makes sense to book this independently. But if you are looking to stay in one or two resorts for 7,10, or 14 nights, it can be more cost effective to book a package offer.  Package holidays offer you greater protection as most tour operators are registered with bodies such as ABTA and ATOL and must adhere to the Package Travel Regulations.


When you book a holiday with Sandals, the brand you can trust, you only pay a deposit of £175 per person up front. The remaining balance is usually due 71-days before your departure which means that you can countdown to your departure date knowing that the price of your holiday won’t change.


Our team is on hand to find the best flight and accommodation deal for you, making the whole process simple and easy. And under Package Travel Regulations, we have a duty to ensure the descriptions of our Caribbean holidays are accurate, so you know exactly what to expect before you arrive with no nasty surprises.

ATOL Protection
ATOL protected holidays mean that you have more assistance if a problem were to occur. This could be anything from cancelled flights to the company ceasing trading. Travel makers have a money back guarantee, which is a great advantage compared to booking independently. In these uncertain times, choose a brand who are confidence they can make your trip unforgettable. As a member of the ATOL scheme, we have a duty of care for our guests and their bookings. This means that your money is protected for both your flight and holiday.

Insider tip: To ensure your package holiday is ATOL protected, look on the company website or ask your travel agent for advice before booking. And be sure to keep a note of their registered number in case of emergencies.

Choosing the right location, room category, and activities can be somewhat daunting, that’s why our booking team and travel agents are ready with first-hand guidance and suggestions. They’ve visited the resorts and know exactly which one best fit your holiday wants and needs. Our website contains detailed room and resort descriptions, highlighting the amenities available in the Luxury, Club and Butler Elite room categories. If you’re finding it hard to choose, input your holiday must-haves into our handy Holiday Planner and let us do the work for you. Booking an adults only all-inclusive package holiday is as easy as selecting the resort you’d like to visit, your date band, and sharing your budget – the team will work out how to get you there! It’s as simple as that. They are always on the lookout for the best deals for our customers, so contact them today to hear about our current offers and save yourself the hassle of researching and comparing.

All-Inclusive means ALL Inclusive
At Sandals Resorts, there are no hidden costs. You don’t need to worry about a thing in our luxury all-inclusive resorts! From your complimentary airport transfer to tipping our amazing staff, everything is included in the price of the holiday. This is fantastic value for money, as guests can enjoy unlimited food and drinks, as well as endless land and water-based activities. You can do as little or as much as you like, without it effecting the prepaid price. On a Sandals holiday there are no hidden costs when you arrive, making your trip more affordable in the long run.


With as many as 21 unique culinary concepts to try, you’ll enjoy a level of variety, quality and creativity in our Gourmet Dining that’s simply unmatched anywhere in the Caribbean. And the best part is you can eat and drink us much premium liquor as you wish!

Your package holiday with us even includes access to private offshore islands, with unspoiled beaches and secluded bars exclusively for guests. If you’re looking for more activities, the adventure doesn’t stop there. Take part in unlimited water and land sports every day you spend with us. Explore the crystal-clear waters with hobie cats, water-skiing, aquatrikes and more. If you’re a keen scuba diver, PADI® certified guests can take part in two dives per day throughout the duration of their trip.

Prefer life on land? Sandals Resorts owns some of the most prestigious golf courses in Jamaica, St. Lucia and the Bahamas. All guests are welcome to take part and your green fees are covered during your stay.

Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness
We have worked hard to ensure our Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness are in place throughout every resort. Our resorts have always been scrupulously cleaned and sanitised every hour of every day. But now more than ever, our existing industry-leading practices are being enhanced to include several pre-emptive cleanliness measures, guaranteeing guests the peace of mind to enjoy their holiday with the utmost confidence. As part of the five-star luxury experience, Sandals guests are never left to fend for themselves in crowded airports. And where available, guests are given access to the private Sandals lounge.

Upon entering, guests will be given a dollop of hand sanitizer, complimentary mask and gloves and a cool drink in luxurious surroundings. Booking an adults only all-inclusive stay means your booking, service and standards are guaranteed.

Does a holiday package in one of our luxury all-inclusive resorts sound like something you’d like to try? Book one of our stunning Caribbean resorts today and let us arrange it for you! Our teams are on standby and are happy to help make your luxury all-inclusive trip a reality.

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