Is There Any Advantage To Using A Travel Agent For Business?

By Winifred Barrett · Posted on Saturday, December 31, 2016 · Tagged in Asking for Advice



If so, what is it?

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Valerie Mullins from In Sync Writing Services
2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A good travel agent that you contract with WILL research those difficult questions you have! I worked VERY HARD for my clients and when there were hotel snags overseas, I didn't just leave them hanging, I got them transferred to another hotel.

Gregory McBride from Organo Gold Stephen City Va.
11 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

I like using travel agents in my business for my customers in my plants travel as a good way of using has free gifts as well as giveaways I used to do travel and I left it up to those who are more officiants in it and I but I do love using travel agents I'm still friends with several of them and use their services offered

Adrienne Sasson from Adrienne - The Travel Specialist at Rubinsohn Travel
22 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, January 12, 2017

Let me ask you this? Do you use other professionals in your daily life? Do you fix your own car, solve your own legal issues or choose your insurance online without solid advice? If you do any of these on your own, then chances are you don't need a travel consultant.

Why use a travel consultant? Their knowledge is your power. A busy travel consultant is researching travel daily and keeping up with all of the travel trends, attending educational programs and traveling for their clients. For 20 years I have honed my supplier line to those of whom I can count on... (more)

Joan Newton from JB Cruise & Tours Inc.
3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, January 12, 2017

A good travel agent helps the client save time; save money; address the needs and solve problems.

Don't underestimate a travel agent's extensive Rolodex. Agents may have people on the ground who you can connect with, such as a local tour guide, as well as people you can reach out to if you encounter any problems. "Having access to a travel agent's insiders makes it just an overall better customer service experience than going at it alone,

Don Weir from Managed Computer Security
14 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Any more, it's almost imperative to use a travel agent. Do you know what countries are "safe" and which ones aren't? And there are lots of agencies that do not charge for services - especially if your booking a package trip. The agencies are paid by the destinations.

I like to use The Travel Gals (thetravelgals.com) if I'm looking for a package trip, and they have an unbelievable number of destinations, in country and abroad.

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