Budget travelling tips

Travelling with your family or solo is very fun. This is one of the best activities for breaking the monotony of your daily activities and relieving stress. However, the rising prices of gas and petroleum have made travelling costly making many people remain at home. Other people have been limited from travelling long distances during their vacation. Apart from this, many people would like to enjoy their vacations, but they cannot afford the high cost of accommodation. Outlined here below are some of the effective ways that can help you in cutting down your travelling cost.

Corporate rate

Someone can receive a 10 % discount by just presenting his or her business card at a hotel or motel. You should ask for such discount even though if it is mainly dependent on the season that you are travelling in. Getting such a discount during the peak season is not easy.


There are some motels that have special programs whereby they offer their customers a cheap accommodation. Under this program, you can pay the price for a single night and then stay in that hotel for two nights. It is therefore important to ask for such discounts whenever you are making your reservation. Checking the motels’ websites can also help you in finding out if you will get a discount.

Group rates

Most motels love groups. Always ask if the hotel that you are booking is offering any group rates. If you happen to arrive in an establishment when it is not occupied, then you might be offered a group discount. The discount offered is dependent on the season you are travelling.

Military discount

Individuals working in the military are given special consideration in some establishments. If you are one of them, then you should present your documents when booking for a motel.



Offseason specials

Always check the travel websites and local newspapers to find out if certain motels are offering some specials. The discount offered will mainly dependent on the place where the motel is located. For example, someone can get a spectacular deal by visiting the beaches in winter.

Travelling midweek

Most of the typical motels are usually busy during the weekends. You can get a better deal by travelling from Sunday to Thursday. Some can save a lot of money by combining this with the other discounts.

Mailing list

A mailing list is provided at the front desks of a motel. Some motels will offer a special discount for those customers who post the offers given by such motels on their websites.…

Tips that make air travel easy and fun

In the modern days, it has become more difficult to fly from one destination to another without experiencing some problems with the airlines. Travellers have to endure the long queues at the airport’s security checkpoints. In fact, this is one of the main reasons that have severely affected the traveller’s mood. Even with all these problems, travelling will always be a necessity in people’s lives. The following are some of the things that can help in making air travel more hassle-free and easier.

Taking a morning flight

This does not mean arriving at the airport at 3:00 am. It means taking the flights that depart early. Flights that leave early will arrive at their destinations early because they are less often affected by extreme weather conditions. Again these flights are not affected by the delays experienced at the major airports. Additionally, you will have other flights during the day if the first flight happens to be cancelled.

Getting at the airports early

Earlier arrival at the airport is not a brainer. In fact, most of the airlines advise their passengers to be at the airports by two hours before the departure time. However, you will still find some people arriving at the airport sometimes just before the flight’s departure time. This can lead to a very stressful situation especially if there is a long line at the security checkpoint. This can also make you miss a flight. Also, you can be forced to book another flight instead of keeping the other passengers waiting. Everyone who arrived earlier is always guaranteed of getting his or her seat.

Avoid flying during the “rush hours.”

Airports have rush hours just like highways. In the morning, this time starts from 8:30 am-10: 00 am and 4:30 PM -6: 30 p.m. This is the time when you find the airports being overcrowded with people. Overcrowding means that you will have to take a lot of time in the long lines especially at the major security checkpoints. You will also find many people in the restaurant lines and the restrooms. Avoiding the non-rush hour time is one of the effective methods of alleviating the need for standing in lines or sitting with crowds.

Taking non-stop flights

Taking non-stop flights will help you in minimizing the risks associated with delay. This is another way of avoiding the unneeded hassle at the busy airports. It is therefore important to book such flights even if it might cost you some extra dollars.



Restaurant SIA

Giorgios Grill

Welcome to our Dinner Table. Enjoy our Mediterranean cuisine, engage in warm conversation and celebrate life!

Specialties include traditional Mediterranean cuisine, including Seafood and Greek appetizers and refreshing Salads. Entrees include of course our favorite recipes from the Mediterranean, prepared with Giorgios’ flair to create bouillabaisse, seafood, lamb, steak, pasta, poultry and many more delightful dishes. We have an extensive wine list and full bar to compliment your evening of dining. Our homemade desserts and specialty coffee drinks provide a truly memorable finale to your Mediterranean dining experience.

We have facilities to accommodate from 20 to 500 guests, in three elegant dining rooms that overlook the Intracoastal Waterway. Be sure to check out our Banquets and Catering Menu

Let Giorgios Grill make your special day a memorable and enjoyable experience for all of your guests. Enjoy a spectacular view, exquisite cuisine and superior service in a sophisticated waterfront setting.

Dinner Hours: Fridays and Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. until midnight.
Sunday through Thursday from 4:00 pm to 11:00 p.m.

You can also visit Taverna Opa (a cozy eatery specializing in Greek tapas and drinks) and Giorgios Market and Bakery (a gourmet takeout market and bakery) while visiting the Mediterranean Village.

Giorgios Grill and Mediterranean Village is located at 606 N. Ocean Drive in Hollywood Florida, one block north of the Hollywood Bridge on A1A.
(954) 929-7030
Reservations Suggested But Not Required …