Take Your Dream Vacation to the Seychelles for (Next to) Nothing
Fact: Trips do cost money.
Fiction: Once-in-a-lifetime trips can only happen only once in a lifetime.
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s 2011 fairy-tale wedding had tongues wagging. But it was their reported honeymoon destination, the Seychelles, which ignited the travel fantasies of vacationers worldwide. The Indian Ocean cluster of 155 islands — and their pristine beaches, lush forests, and exotic wildlife — make it a dream destination for royal honeymooners and every day vacationers alike.
Earlier this month we put a call out on Facebook for you to tell us your dream destinations. The Seychelles topped your list.
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Then, we promised to help you get there—at a price you can afford.
Airfare and accommodations for two people to go to the Seychelles can run between $6,000 and $10,000, and that’s on the low end of the vacation price scale for this destination.
Seychelles vacations, which can cost north of $6,000, may be within reach if you follow our tips! (Photo: Thinkstock)
But there’s good news for travelers with William and Kate aspirations but Homer and Marge budgets: you can drastically slash the price of a trip to the Seychelles, or any other dream destination, thanks to loyalty rewards points.
“You can live like a king on vacation, especially if you’re using points,” says Brian Kelly, whose blog— The Points Guy — gives travelers tips on how to best exploit their loyalty rewards points. Here are his recommendations:
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