Being a Travel Agent is hard, so sometimes it’s nice to know what others are doing to get ahead. That’s where Brisbane-based consultant, Mel Bobbermien steps in.
Do you ever sit and wonder, is there really such a thing as a ‘dumb question’? The answer is no. There are tonnes of hilarious questions though and Travel Agents get some of the best ones every single day.
Whether you need a pick me up or a reminder of the joys of travel, read on and prepare to literally laugh out loud.
#1 – Do we need to be twins to have Twin bedding? (I mean, Single guys & girls, get single bedding!)
#2 – How much is a flight from Brisbane to the Gold Coast?
#3 – Does my pet snake need a Visa for India? (Fun fact: YES!)
#4 – How much does my 7kg of carry-on luggage weigh?
#5 – If I cancel my holiday, can I still go? (Points for effort, right?!)
#6 – How long does it take to get to Rotorua, from anywhere?
#7 – Why do I have to stop on a RTW ticket? Can’t I just fly around the world?
#8 – Is Paris near France? (Technically, yes. Geographically, also yes!)
#9 – How long is the train from Sydney to Auckland? (I’d pack a wetsuit…)
#10 – Does Travel Insurance cover my camera being eaten by a clam? (Answer: Some do!)
#11 – How many pairs of socks should I pack?
#12 – Consultant: ‘You will need a Visa to travel to China.’ Customer: ‘But I only have a Mastercard?’
#13 – Can you book me on a plane that doesn’t go through turbulence?
#14 – Can I check my broom in? It won’t fit in my suitcase & I want to take it with me. (N.B Elphaba called – she wants her broom back!)
#15 – Can I see the state lines when I’m flying over them? I want a window seat so I can see the borders like the map…
#16 – When is Tsunami season in Thailand?
#17 – I want a guarantee there are no spiders in Vanuatu! (Okay, this isn’t so unreasonable…)
#18 – A crab stole my toothbrush. How do I get a refund for my entire holiday?
#19 – So, on this Arctic cruise – can I pat the polar bears?
#20 – Does ocean-view mean I will have a view of the ocean?
What are some hilarious questions you’ve been asked?
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