Why NOW Is the Time to Plan Your 2019 Beach Vacation


Why NOW Is the Time to Plan Your 2019 Beach Vacation | Ward Realty


As you all gather around the holiday table, the stories will start flowing from the last few times you were all together. Maybe you were lucky enough to spend last summer on Topsail Island, or perhaps it has been a while since you could all vacation together. 

It's so important to make fun memories with those you love! Plan your vacation for 2019 now, during the holiday season! What better time is there to think about your next beach vacation than when the whole family is celebrating together? Here are five reasons why now is a great time to plan your next trip.


Get First Dibs

If you plan ahead, you will get the most options for vacation homes that suit your budget and family size. The early bird gets the worm (and the best vacation house on the beach!). 

Get On the Same Page

It’s easier to plan when you are all together. Do you want to rent a house with a pool? Oceanfront or sound side? Which part of Topsail Island is your favorite? How many bedrooms do you need? Are you bringing the dog? You can easily search by amenities to find the perfect vacation rental. 

Budget and Plan Ahead

By planning early, you can start to save your pennies and budget for your trip. There are tons of awesome ways to enjoy Topsail Island on a budget, because our little slice of paradise isn't overly commercialized and there are quite a few free or inexpensive activities around town. By planning your trip months ahead of time you can stash some cash.

Get Excited

Anticipation is half the fun! Start getting excited about your beach vacation, even as you watch the snow fall outside your window. 

Book Direct to Save Money

Booking direct is easy and can save you money.


(Wait, what is "booking direct"?)

Booking direct is just that... you book your trip directly through a property manger instead of through a third-party site (like HomeAway or Expedia). Did you know that booking directly with Ward Realty can actually save you money? Years ago, third-party travel sites became all the rage because they could compile deals from across the internet, but here are two reasons that booking direct will benefit you in the long run:


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  1. You will avoid third-party service fees. Many of the vacation booking websites charge a “Traveler Service Fee". Sometimes these fees are hidden in the fine print. By booking directly through us you know exactly what you will be paying.

  2. You can consult directly with your Property Manager. By booking directly through us, you will have the chance to really understand the details about your reservtaion, including what amenities are included, what you need to bring (and not bring), and little details about your rental that can make or break your vacation. The national booking chains can’t even touch that level of service! Not only that, your Property Manager can advise you where to eat, where to shop, and what to do during your Topsail Island vacation.


Let's check out some listings!

Here are some properties that are brand new to our program for 2019. If the size of your group has changed, be sure to check out the new properties we have added to our inventory.

Pleasant Winds

  • Surf City
  • Oceanfront
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 16
  • Hot tub!

Salty Paws | Ward Realty

Salty Paws

  • Topsail Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 10
  • Dogs welcome!

A Beach Inn Place | Ward Realty

A Beach Inn Place 

  • Surf City
  • Oceanfront
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 10

Salty Dawgs and Rolling Tides | Ward Realty

Salty Dawgs and Rolling Tides

  • Topsail Beach
  • Oceanview
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 14


Here are a few more of our largest Vacation Rentals, perfect for your big group! 

A Wave From It All | Ward Realty

Inn Luxury South 

  • Surf City
  • Oceanfront
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 14

Raindrops On Roses | Ward Realty

Raindrops On Roses

  • North Topsail Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 14

A Wave From It All | Ward Realty

A Wave From It All 

  • Surf City
  • Oceanfront
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 10

Legacy Beach House | Ward Realty

Legacy Beach House

  • North Topsail Beach
  • Oceanfront
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Max Occupancy 11

Vacation Home Catalog Coming Soon

Look for our new Vacation Home Catalog which is coming soon to your mailbox! Simply send us your address to get your catalog in the mail, or visit Ward Realty online and reserve today!


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Why NOW Is the Time to Plan Your 2019 Beach Vacation | Ward Realty

Gather around and start planning. 



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