Planning Andaman vacation can be a fun but also a hard task. Search for Andaman Tour Packages and you’ll see many tour operators offering cheap, mid-range and premium packages. On the surface, packages and itineraries become a blur after you read the 10th one making you wonder what exact advantage are you going to have if you pick one or the other.
We offer the simplest yet the most effective of them all – Service.
You see, when you are out on your dream vacation with friends and family, you want it to be good. It shouldn’t be marred by someone’s inefficiency in getting you the right room with a view or scheduling your itinerary too slow or fast which will leave you aching for more.
Here are 22 reasons why you should choose Andaman Holidays when planning Andaman Vacation
1. We are based at Andaman Islands: Tour operators all over the world often depend on a local tour operators like us for execution. A local like us not only has better access but also the agility to move at a quick pace to get things moving for you.
2. We are not a retailer to sell some other companies service: You’ll find many travel aggregators collating and sending quotes from service providers. Many of these service providers don’t directly sell packages either but connect with a local tour operator. Unlike these, Andaman Holidays is a resident boutique Andaman tour operator. We are locals here. It really doesn’t get better.
3. We sell our services: Services industry in general and hospitality in particular isn’t an easy one to be in. There are scores of customers with different customization demands and the dream for a good Andaman Holiday. Every employee of Andaman Holidays takes pride in their work. Our guests are our extended family and leave no stone unturned to make them feel comfortable.
4. We are a shout away always during the tour. No need to call support miles away!
Bought your package from a local tour operator but not finding what you need when you land here? That does happen. And what do you do when it does? Does it make sense to call someone miles away to solve a local problem? Here’s where our USP comes in. Being a local tour operator in Andaman, we are just a phone call away and always ready to help, no matter time of day.
5. What you see is what you get: Each of our packages are described in great level of detail on our website. The inclusions, exclusions, price per adult or child and type of package ranging from budget to premium are all mentioned here. The itinerary does not deviate once we confirm it. Planning Andaman vacation becomes easy when all your answers are available in a single portal.
6 No hidden charges: Per person price for each adult and child is mentioned in the package page. Planning Andaman vacation depends largely on two factors
a) Your duration of stay
b) Your choice of stay ranging from budget to premium.
Those are the final prices and you’ll never have to pay anything extra.
7. Only agency based in Andaman Islands recognized by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as Inbound tour operator
We are proud to be the only agency based in Andaman Islands recognized by prominent and trusted government bodies
8. Members of local trade associations – Andaman Chambers of Commerce and Federation of Responsible Tour Operators
It is great to look for an Andaman tour operators credentials before your handover the planning of your precious holiday to them. These credentials don’t come easy and are given only to tour operators who have been truly involved in elevating the tourism of the islands. Rest assured, you are in trusted hands
9 Members of Nation-wide trade associations – Enlisted with Directorate of Tourism, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, IATO and TAAI
Andaman Holidays is also a member of prominent associations like IATO and TAAI. We adhere to their guidelines and follow strict quality standards while executing the holiday package for you. Being a part of these tourism and trade associations is an assurance that our level of service and integrity to provide you a good package is never compromised.
10. Best services guaranteed: Being a part of the above associations for an extended duration is possible only if one consistently meets and exceeds expectations of their guests. This isn’t a mandate here – it is a way of life
11 Quality cars used: The devil does lie in the details. While you have picked your package and identified your places of visit, the finer details like which car you will travel in and will it be tweaked to match the weather is something not everyone thinks about when planning Andaman vacation. That is way we go out of our way to ensure you not only know your car preference or tailor it to your troop size and weather requirement like AC. You may be on your honeymoon and still need space in an XUV or be a family of 4 who can accommodate in a Santro. Our job is to make sure you are aware of all the options available at your disposal.
12. Your holiday booking is confirmed only after we confirm your hotel: Hotel booking forms the crux of your package. Without that in place, we really cannot book the rest of the package. Which is why, we never confirm your booking without the hotel confirmation. You will know that your stay is assured and taken care of before you make touristy plans.
13. We create memories: Holiday time is when you create unforgettable memories with your family and friends. Sometimes small and insignificant events can mar the experience and we do our best to not let such things effect your holiday. We also know the experiences that are loved by families, group tours or friends and we share personalized suggestions to make your trip memorable.
14. We deliver what we promise – we promise only what we deliver: There’s a lot we can write here – and what ever we write is the truth. If the itinerary mentions places to visit and for some reason these are closed or inaccessible during your tour, we let you know as much in advance as possible and ensure you only get what you see. The hotel has the amenities as per what you envisioned and the transportation is as smooth as you want it. Honesty and trust forms the base of our relationship with our guests.
15. We will give you the best knowledge support: We have been receiving guests in Andaman for over twenty years. Many of our guests have come back to recreate their holiday memories. We are locals. We know every corner of the islands and offer knowledgable support on your local travel, stay and activities.
16. Our tour-coordinators are born and brought up here: Another testimony to our local expertise is that our tour coordinators are mostly men and women who are born and brought up in Andaman. They have been seeing tourists always. They have been around tourists enough to know what they need without them spelling out everything. They are locals who’ve seen all weathers and all corners of the islands and are practically the best people to guide you with whatever you need.
17. None of our guests have gone unhappy: For a company that has existed for over two decades and seen hundreds of guests, it is a tall but true claim. Our single goal for every tour is to have happy guests. It’s not the easiest thing to do, especially in peak season when so many guests are jostling for attention. We scale up and prepare so that the experiences our guests have always have a human touch and are personalized.
18. We call you as a guest, not a customer: The Indian adage of ‘Athithi devo bhava’ is not followed in just letter but spirit. Our guests are our primary responsibility and our team is given the mandate to go the extra mile to ensure every one, whether age 2 or 20 or 80 is having a good time.
19. We are here to serve you and not force our offerings on you: You’ll never find an Andaman Holidays personnel haggle with you for price. Nor will you find us force fitting our packages to your schedule. We know that every traveller’s needs are different. They package you may want is the same but the way you want to approach it may be different. We want to hear your travel preferences and then suggest options.
20. No discounted packages – no discounted services: It’s very tempting to click on that ‘Andaman for 4000 per person’ link on Google and expect that a miracle of a price. We are not happy to be the one to burst your bubble but there is no such thing as a free lunch. Such dirt cheap discount packages will often be riddled with hidden charges. The type of hotels may be the lower rung of budget hotels and a lot of things like local transportation and tickets my be excluded. You’ll end up in Andaman being dissatisfied and definitely spending more that you planned.
The clear difference we offer is that the inclusions and exclusions are stated on our site. The type of hotel is clarified before we book and all the expenses you are likely to incur once you are here are also mentioned to you. Doesn't that make planning Andaman vacation easy?!
21. You are not forced to travel in a group with unknown people: People are not sheep and shouldn’t have to travel like sheep being herded from one attraction to the other without having to fully enjoy it their way. You may be a history buff and want to spend more time at the historical sites. You may be a water baby and want to spend more time snorkelling and scuba diving. We ensure you that you’ll be able to enjoy the trip the way you want.
22. We have been in the business for more than two decades: Andaman Holidays is a boutique destination management company. We have been here for over two decades and we intend to be here when you re-visit Andaman again. We are not a fly-by-night tour operator selling discounts. We offer trust-worthy and quality services.
We go beyond tour packages. We have spearheaded Andaman’s premier sailing event for yachties – Sail the Andamans. We offer MICE services to businesses who wish to conduct offsites here. We also offer private flight services which is highly specialized for people visiting Andamans in their own charter planes. We offer cruise ship and shore excursion services. So you see, you will be in good hands when you are here. Isn’t that the foremost thing that you need in a holiday – peace of mind to know that you and your family are in safe hands.
There are many more reasons to plan your package with Andaman Holidays. But we’ll let your actual holiday be the source of that discovery. See you soon! To know more about our services, reach out to us today