Coral Springs, Fla. (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 - Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation's largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the industry, wants to remind travelers now is a great time to book your spring break excursion. The beginning of the year is what the travel industry calls "Wave Season" and by booking travel plans now travelers will save money by getting in the best deals.
"Wave Season is the hottest time to book a vacation and it's going to be a long winter so having a spring break trip planned ahead will give travelers something to look forward to during the cold, dark days," said Vicky Garcia, COO of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative. "Also, half the fun of a trip is the excitement leading up to it and by booking early; it eliminates the headaches associated with last-minute planning."
According to the Farmer's Almanac, people should prepare for below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States. If this holds true, a spring break getaway will be a welcomed relief.
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, offers cruises and land vacations to warm-weather destinations including the Caribbean, Bermuda, Hawaii, the Mediterranean and more. Cruise Planners large network of travel agents make it easy to customize any travel destination during any time of the year while finding the best value-add deals in the marketplace.
"Many people think waiting until the last minute is the best option, but don't wait to book spring travel," Garcia said. "Take advantage of the great deals available now."
For more information or to start planning your spring break travel please locate a travel advisor near you.
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is the nation's largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the travel industry. Cruise Planners operates a network of more than 1,000 franchise owners who independently book amazing vacation and travel experiences for their clients. The Florida-based Home Office team positions franchise owners for success by providing innovative marketing, booking and lead-generating tools as well as professional development and hands-on training with the industry's top executives. The company continues to be lauded and named the No.1 Cruise Tour / Travel Agency by Entrepreneur for 12 consecutive years. Cruise Planners was recently featured in Entrepreneur as one of the top 30 franchise innovators in technology and named to the Fast 50 by the South Florida Business Journal.
Headquartered in Coral Springs, Fla. for 20 years, Cruise Planners has achieved top producer status with every major cruise line. Accolades include numerous Magellan Awards from Travel Weekly for the past 6 years, American Express Travel Representative Excellence Award for eight years in a row (2004 – 2011), Silver Stevie Award for Management Team of the Year (2014), American Express Agency of the Year (2010), Royal Caribbean International Home-Based Partner of the Year (2007 – 2013), Norwegian Cruise Line Franchise Agency of the Year (2011-2014), Celebrity Cruises Home-Based Account of the Year (2013-2014) and Southeast Region Travel Agent Partner of the Year (2010), American Express Vacations Globe Award (2008 – 2012), Globus Family of Brands Premier Agency Partner (2009- 2013), Platinum Member of the 500 Club for Sales Excellence (2014), Platinum Circle Member with Viking River Cruises (2009-2012) and Regent Seven Seas Cruises Top Producer. Cruise Planners is one of the Top 50 franchises for Veterans according to GI magazine, the Top Franchise Brand for Veterans according to Franchise Business Review, has been named one of the Top 25 franchises for African-Americans by Black Enterprise magazine and is a member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association. For information, visit http://www.cruiseplanners.com.
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