Vacations are valuable. In fact, most people rank their time vacationing higher on their list of "what's important to me" than almost any other aspect of their lives, money included. It's the time you need to relax, recharge, and spend with people who are near and dear to you. Whether it's a family gathering, traveling with friends, or a romantic escape, that time is precious and you want it to be perfect, really memorable—and for all the right reasons.
That's what Hideaways International is all about. Since 1979, we've been helping members of our Hideaways Aficionado® Club experience the best vacations the world has to offer—private vacation home and villa rentals, luxury hotels, resorts, cruises, and tours, and adventure vacations. As our name suggest, we specialize in destinations and lodgings that get you away from the masses. And, while they may be in popular destinations, the boutique hotels, resorts and other vacations we research, inspect and recommend to you are often little-known. You're not likely to hear about them in other media, and you certainly won't get our candid, first-hand perspective on them anywhere else.
How do we make your travels memorable?
There are three things you need to get your travels right. You need to know more about those special places that make the difference between a great and an average (or worse) stay. You should get more when you travel—like special member savings, privileges, and perks. Finally, you should have the benefit of expert help.
We make sure that you know more, with candid reports on destinations and vacations options around the world. In the 30+ years we've been in business, our staff and associates have traveled to hundreds of destinations worldwide, inspected thousands of hotels, cruises, tours and villas.
Hideaways members don't waste time sifting through the glut of anonymous and questionable online travel reviews and sketchy hotel listings. They trust our staff to physically inspect vacation options and provide expert advice. And, Hideaways Aficionado Club members extend our network of testers. Our members report back on all their travels, keeping ratings and reviews on our recommended vacations places up-to-date and even turning up new finds to pass along to fellow members. And these aren't your ordinary travelers. Hideaways Aficionado Club is a community of avid and discerning travelers, like you. Their vacations are booked through Hideaways Travel Services, so theirs are real reviews from known travelers. Matter of fact, many members offer to provide one-to-one advice on the places they've traveled and stayed.
How do you get more travel-smart?
- In print, with the bimonthly Hideaways Life® newsletter;
- In your in-box, with Hideaways' electronic newsletters;
- Online, with access to the article archive; and
- One-on-one, with an expert Hideaways Travel Specialist.
You should travel like a VIP. That's why we've negotiated a variety of discounts, perks, and privileges at many of the best hotels, resorts, and cruises around the world. As a Hideaways Aficionado, you'll enjoy perks like a private dinner for two served on the beach, complimentary greens fees, and a $200 spa credit, on-board credits for your cruising enjoyment. Plus you'll enjoy VIP privileges like a free room upgrade, early check-in and late check-out (based on availability). When you travel with Hideaways, the hotels and resorts where you're staying will know that you are a Club member and roll out the red carpet.
- Exclusive member-only discounts
- Valuable hotel, resort, and cruise perks
- VIP privileges—room upgrades, early check-in, late check-out
- Save on our picks for key travel products and services.
Enjoy Expert Help
Planning a successful trip is all about understanding your needs and expectations, making sure they are met, and attending to all the details. Hideaways Travel Services has decades of experience doing just that. These days, do-it-yourself seems to be the mentality in travel. But why do it yourself when you can have someone else—an expert—to help out, and it doesn't cost any more? Having help is especially important for those special vacations (which ones aren't?), when you want everything to go just right. Whether it's an extended family vacation, a honeymoon or destination wedding, a multi-destination tour, or a cruise with pre- and post stays, Hideaways travel consultants are there to give you personal attention, expert help in planning it, and to take care of all the details to make it work smoothly. Beyond that, their knowledge of far-flung destinations and contacts around the world are unmatched and come in handy should any issues arise. Try getting that kind of help from any of the big online travel booking sites.
What's the bottom line? With insider knowledge tuned to your travel needs and interests, special member savings, perks and privileges, plus the expert help you to put it all together, you'll travel confidently, wherever in the world you may wander, and your travels are sure to be memorable, every time.