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  • Writer's pictureKimberly Jacoby

Why use a Travel Professional vs Booking Online?

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Why Using A Travel Professional will help save your time and energy

When planning a trip, one of the first decisions to make is whether to book it yourself online, or seek the assistance of a travel professional. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider on why to use a travel professional vs booking online:

  1. Personalized service - When working with a travel professional, you'll have someone who can personalize your travel experience based on your needs, preferences and budget. They can help you choose the right destination and hotels or resorts, suggest activities and provide insights on the local culture.

  2. Time-saving - Researching and planning a vacation can be time-consuming, with multiple booking websites available and an endless amount of information to sift through. A travel professional can handle all the details and logistics, including booking transportation, excursions, and accommodations, saving you valuable time and energy.

  3. Access to exclusive amenities - Travel professionals often have relationships with hotels, resorts, and other travel suppliers, allowing them to offer exclusive amenities, such as room upgrades, complimentary breakfast and spa credits.

  4. Expert advice - Travel professionals have extensive knowledge and experience in the travel industry, providing customized recommendations and valuable insights on everything from visa requirements to popular attractions, to even off-the-beaten-path experiences.

  5. Help when things go wrong - In the event that something goes wrong while on your trip, a travel professional is there to help resolve any issues and assist with alternative travel arrangements, ensuring that the rest of your trip is not derailed.

While planning a trip can be exciting, it can also be stressful and overwhelming. Working with a knowledgeable and experienced travel professional can help alleviate your concerns and make the travel experience less stressful and time consuming.



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