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How to win at a vacation auction using an almost ebay style January 21, 2008

Filed under: vacation auction — lifestylescribe @ 9:07 am

For certain, we have heard weird things being auctioned. But what about a vacation? Are there actually persons who bid to snatch a vacation spot when you have thousands to choose from? I know people fight over bookings and reservations. I guess the fight has elevated to more expensive level, bidding over a vacation spot.You have the money, you have the time, but your dream destination seems light years away, what do you do? Either you get the place or no vacation at all.

So, what are you to do? How will you win that auction for your dream vacation spot?
Read on for suggestions:

1. Familiarize yourself with the inner workings of a vacation auction

Before entering the bidding wars, get to know the ins and outs. Know the place, know who’s sponsoring the vacation auction. Know who’s bidding.

2. Get your bank account ready.

It’s useless if you win and yet your bank account can’t actually reach the amount.

3. Consult with your solicitor

Your solicitor can read the sale contract language more than you.

4. When you have reached your ultimate limit, that’s it.

Never ever go beyond the amount you have set for yourself. It’s your money on the line.

Decide before participating

The most important thing is you must set your boundaries before setting into the vacation auction. Your bidding hormones will be on an all-time high so take control and be firm. Be very firm. And if you don’t get the vacation destination. You still have a chance. Don’t sulk in a corner clutching your bank account.