You must decide where to hold the reunion, how long you will be staying, and what sites you will see.
In addition, you have to keep on top of your budget, transportation needs, and accommodations.
Listed below are tips that will help you avoid some mistakes that others have made in the past.
Destination – One thing that you will need to consider when planning a destination military reunion is to decide where to hold the reunion. There are several places that you might decide to hold your reunion. These places include; resorts, major US cities, cities rich in Military history or places that you visited with your fellow soldiers in the past. These are all great places to consider although the list is not all inclusive and there may be other places that would fit your needs.
Duration – How long will you stay at your location? This is a question to ask when making your plans for your Military reunion event. This is an important consideration as it will dictate prices and availability of hotels and flights to the location. It may also dictate any limitations in places to visit as well.
Sightseeing – You will need to consider what sites you will see while you are on your trip. You may need to consult an event planner or travel agent to get a better idea of what is available at the location that you are planning to visit. There may also be a chance that you will have to book activities ahead of time.
Cost – Deciding how much you will spend on the entire event can be difficult. You may want to take a survey of everyone involved to find out how much everyone is willing to spend on the trip. You should have options available with price ranges for everyone to decide on. Having options will allow people with different budgets to decide on a destination that works for them.
Travel – Two things to consider when planning travel is; the flight arrangements and the travel from venue to activities once you are at the destination. There will be a need to book a flight well in advance to avoid flights filling up if you are all planning on taking the same flight. Speak with the other people that will be at the reunion event and find out if they would like to consider group rates for the flight plans. Another thing that you will need to consider is whether or not you will need to rent a vehicle or if you will need to find other transportation to and from the venue and other activities.
Accommodations – When planning a military reunion, you’re going to need to reserve hotel rooms for out of towners. It’s best to get group rates at hotels so you can get heavily discounted rates. You can learn more about booking more than ten rooms for your military reunion here.
Holidays – Will you be going during a peak season or over a holiday? When choosing the destination for your Military Reunion this is something that you will need to consider. The prices may be different and the activities available may be limited as well. If you are visiting attractions that are high traffic attractions you may need to call ahead to book a tour.
Party – If you are going to be having a formal sit down or buffet style dinner while you are away for your destination reunion you will need to make arrangements for your party. You may consider having it in a reception hall at the hotel that you are going to be staying in or possibly at a restaurant at the destination. This is something to consider when planning your destination Military Reunion.
Planning a destination Military Reunion can be fun. There are several things to consider when making the arrangements for the event. With these tips you will be well on your way to planning a trip that will be enjoyable for everyone.
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