There is a flip side to everything in life. In the case of touring with companies that organize vacation packages is that you are bound by the itineraries that they may have in place and you may not have the freedom to explore the places with the freedom that you could have when you are traveling independently.
When you set out to choose a company that offers vacation packages, you should first consider looking around for companies that have offices and/or sites that give you a fair idea of the various vacation packages that they offer. Your second best source of information is your circle of friends and colleagues who may taken such trips in the recent past. The reason for this being that the companies may have changed their approach in the years that they have been in business. It is a well known fact that, even the best companies in the market may lose reputation, albeit temporarily or a small company may have a surge in business because of their approach towards the clientele. Hence, it is always important not just to look at the brochures, but also to take opinions of the people who have travelled recently.
All in all, whatever plan you go for, be sure that you get the worth of every unit of money that you have spent so that you can come back to your work desk rejuvenated.