Your Reservation Confirmation is Your Most Informative Travel Document

Out of all the documents that go into travel, if there is one document you should always have on hand while traveling with Global Discovery Vacations, it’s your Reservation Confirmation. The document a treasure trove of information that can answer many questions you may have as far as amenities, fee amounts, directions to the resort and more.

When you save or print out a copy of your Reservation Confirmation, you’ll have all this information at your disposal:

Accommodations

It sounds obvious, but check-in day mix-ups are more common than you’d think. When you book a trip with Global Discovery Vacations, you are booking a specific seven-day window in which you have access to condo – on the date indicated in your Reservation Confirmation. If you’re trying to check in outside that window, you might be out of luck.

Here is some of the important information you can find on your Confirmation documents:

  • Resort address
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Resort Confirmation Number
  • Unit Number (could be TBA)
  • Room Size
  • Lockbox Combination

Special Conditions

We’ve mentioned the importance of the Special Conditions several times in the past – read them carefully! They can have all sorts of information such as:

  • Extra fees and security deposits
  • Parking instructions
  • Resort policies
  • Construction status

Check-In Information

Resorts provide step-by-step instructions to make sure you find the right building. Even if you have a map of GPS, it’s good to have these directions on hand, as they might have more detailed or useful information on navigating the area.

Emergency Phone Number

If an emergency arises after normal business hours, call the number listed here on the reservation.

Resort/Condo Amenities

We list the major amenities you can find both on the resort property and in your unit.

Resort:

  • Pools/hot tubs
  • Elevator access
  • Onsite dining
  • Sports and recreation
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Conference area

Unit:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Washer/dryer
  • Partial/full kitchen
  • Balcony/patio
  • Air conditioning
  • TV/DVD
  • Fireplace

Travel Protection

If you accepted or declined travel protection, it will also be listed on your Reservation Confirmation.

Terms and Conditions

Reiterating much of the guidelines listed in our membership guidebooks, this area discusses important policies such as:

Your Reservation Confirmation is a valuable document to have on hand before and during your vacation, so keep a paper copy when you go! And remember that you can always access a copy from your account online.

What do you find most useful on your Reservation Confirmation? Let us know in the comments below.

Corey is a writer from Overland Park, KS, and has been with Global Discovery Vacations since September 2013. Once a sportswriter, he traveled the country and became proficient in airport security line etiquette and leaving items in hotel rooms.

8 thoughts on “Your Reservation Confirmation is Your Most Informative Travel Document

    • Hi Millie,

      Don’t worry, this email went out to all members. This was merely educational, showing the importance of the Reservation Confirmation for when you do make a booking.

  1. We’ve been members since 2002 and we love it. Communication with Global has been great. We’ve had occasional issues with units not having what was advertised, but it has always worked out. Last year a resort tried to charge us more than what was listed for electrical charges but that was settled.

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