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Travel agents, what are they good for? Part 9

We're almost done with our series on why it's imperative to use a travel agent when it comes to making your holiday or business bookings!

We’re almost done with our series on why it’s imperative to use a travel agent when it comes to making your holiday or business bookings!

Here’s 81-90, and with just 10 left to go next week – be sure to stay tuned.

81. It just Makes Sense to Use a Travel Agent

Travelagents_KarryOn‘Nuff said.

82. They’re Out There … Use Them

Why do the work if someone else like a travel specialist can.

83. Possibility of a Free Gift. Some travel agents offer free incentives

Gift_KarryOnWho doesn’t like the possibility of free presents?

84. Even if the Internet Goes Down Your Trip Can Still Be Planned

Your travel agent is still getting your trip planned even if your internet at home or at the office is not working.

85. Back-up Distributor of Documents

Travel Documents_KarryOnYou can give your travel agent a copy of all your travel documents so if anything were to get lost you have someone to call that can send copies.

86. Because We Said So

Our business is to help you find a qualified travel specialist.

87. What to Expect on the Flight

Onesie Flight_Header Image_KarryOnYour travel expert can give you helpful answers on what to expect long flights to be like, and maybe some interesting activities to do while flying.

88. It is Their Job

Travel agents actually work to get different accreditations to increase their qualifications as a travel expert.

89. Lost Baggage

lost-luggage-articleIf the airline should lose your baggage, your travel agent can get on the phone and make sure the airline works as quickly as they can to solve the problem allowing you to at least go relax at the hotel.

90. Travel Agents Must Be Doing Something Right

They sure have a lot of business. Travel agents still sell* about 51% of all airline tickets, 87% of all cruises, 81% of all tours and packages, 45% of all car rentals and about 47% of all hotels.

Which tip do you think particularly rings true?

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*These tips were sourced from ASTA