Speech to Persuade for Travel Essay

1143 WordsMay 9, 20085 Pages
Planning Your Vacation INTRODUCTION Imagine getting away from the monotony of your everyday life. You can lie on the beach sipping a cool drink miles away from your worries of getting a paper done or helping a customer at work. You can be on top of a mountain overlooking beautiful lands that are different from your own backyard. Half of the class has taken a vacation less than five times in their lifetimes, but let’s face that most of those probably included those little family vacations to Disneyland. But, all of you said that you planned to travel someday. So, why not do it sooner than later? One of the reasons for not traveling that many of you put is not having time because of school or work. Also, one of your major concerns is…show more content…
1. Since you are more likely to be outdoors, even if you are not hiking, you will be breathing more deeply and oxygenating your blood 2. You will also probably be more active as you will be involved in more activities and doing more walking than in your normal routine. 3. Lastly, you might eat better because you will probably eat at more restaurants instead of fast food or the less diverse micro waved leftovers. (TRANSITION: Next, I will show you how to plan a trip, even for the tightest budgets or time frames) II. There are many ways to get the best deals and deals that fit a strict schedule. A. Susan Breslow Sardon, a travel guide author, suggests certain months to go on a trip because off seasons provide the cheapest airfares and hotel rates. 1. January is the best time for New York and Washington DC, even though it will be a bit early to see the cherry blossoms. 2. Ireland is better to go to in February, as is the closer to home, Dallas, TX. 3. March is great for Italy, Spain, and another close one, Los Angeles. 4. April is the best time to sit on the beach in Jamaica. 5. Of course there are more for each month. B. For the best deals that fit strict times, there are websites that can help you. 1. The one that pops up the most for frequent travelers, and even on Rick Steves website is Travelzoo.com. 2. Also, you can do your own comparisons with the well advertised ones like, Expedia.com, Travelocity.com, and
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