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Balloons over Cappadocia in Turkey.

Balloons over Cappadocia in Turkey.

The world overflows with wonders, and the sheer number of choices is exciting. Your decision to work with a destination expert on where to go, how to get there, and how long your trip should be simplifies your planning process significantly.

You can book a trip with Zicasso to nearly any destination in the world as our travel specialists service 101 countries. 

Our goal is to make the planning, booking, and travel process easy and enjoyable as you create the experience that you want most, and these three considerations will get your plans moving in the right direction.

1. Consider your destination, and who you are traveling with

Mother and son at Bled Lake in Slovenia.

Mother and son at Bled Lake in Slovenia.

Where you want to go will directly affect not only the price of your trip but also the length of your trip and the types of experiences you want to have. Aren’t sure where you want to go? Zicasso can help!  Let us know how you like to travel, and we can make suggestions tailored just for you.

Are you looking for a family-friendly vacation, or are you looking for a honeymoon getaway? By considering who will be traveling with you, you can better understand the type of trip you want to have.  For example, while the Seychelles has fun for all ages, it is considered more of a romantic escape, while an African safari holds a surprising number of family-friendly activities.

Working with a travel specialist will give you a better understanding of the entry requirements, offer suggestions of what to see and do, and general guidelines travelers should make in regards to both health and safety as you refine your plans.

2. Determine your trip budget

View from resort pool on the Cyclades island of Ios, Greece.

View from resort pool on the Cyclades island of Ios, Greece.

There are two levers that you can adjust to control your overall trip cost: accommodations and experiences.

Your accommodation choice, including room category, will likely have the most significant impact on your trip cost. After that, it's whether you prefer a fully-private experience or if you are happy with some shared excursions, transfers, and the like.

You can find more information on how to plan for your trip budget with 3 steps to determining your trip budget.

3. Connect with Zicasso by filling out a Trip Request

Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Once you understand where you want to go and have an idea of your preferences, fill out a Zicasso Trip Request form or call our team at 1-888-265-9707. You can give us every detail of the trip you’ve been longing to take in the form.

On the other hand, you can also let us know that you would like us to make suggestions. Maybe you don’t know what there is to see in Morocco beyond the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert or you want a trip planned around visiting Machu Picchu in Peru but have little knowledge of what else to do. Our travel expert can guide your trip after understanding your preferences and trip goals.

After filling out the Trip Request form, you will be matched with at least two travel experts for your specific destination. Their experience and expertise will help you shape your itinerary and plans in light of your travel goals, likes and dislikes, preferences, and needs.

There is no cost to this planning service, and once you have honed in on your ideal trip, you then select which partner to book your trip with. Our agents compete for your business, and you can choose the destination expert that best suits your goals and expectations for your perfect vacation.

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