A 𝙧𝙤𝙤𝙢 𝙗𝙡𝙤𝙘𝙠 is a designated number of rooms set aside at a hotel or resort for guests who are a part of an event/wedding, often at a discounted rate.
Room blocks are a MUST for anyone having a destination wedding because…
✅ You, as the couple, can earn free rooms and upgrades
✅ Your guests can reserve their room at a locked-in, discounted price
✅ You can earn free transportation for your guests
An experienced destination wedding travel agent should help you with getting room blocks because we often have the connection to resorts to earn you exclusive discounts.
We can also help manage your guests, so guests aren’t booking rooms on their own (which, BTW, hurts everyone because then everyone’s prices go up!)
Ok… But HOW beneficial are room blocks REALLY?
Let’s take a look at the risk of NOT having room blocks:
🚫 Walk policy – the terms & conditions might not protect you from getting bumped to another resort if they’re overbooked or sold out
🚫 Remnant inventory – problematic rooms (rooms by the dumpster, overlooking a parking lot, AC issues, poor quality ones) go to 3rd party sites like Expedia, Travelosity, or Cheap Caribbean. The best rooms go to us travel advisors. 😉
🚫 You’ll have little to no assistance if there’s trouble with rooms/bookings.
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