There’s nothing more exciting than booking a holiday (aside from marriage, having babies, etc.), but before you go chasing an online deal take a second to consider booking through a Travel Advisor.

Of course, how you choose to book your 2019 travels is entirely yours but here are a few reasons we think you should be securing trips through a Travel Advisor in 2019:

 

THEY WORK WITH YOU TO CREATE A DREAM HOLIDAY

Unlike their online counterparts, Travel Advisors aren’t just bookers of holidays, they’re creators of holidays. They work with you to turn your dream into a reality. They also have access to special deals and intricate travel product that come together to form a perfect itinerary.

 

THEY HAVE ACCESS TO DEALS

The myth is that online travel is cheaper, but that’s not necessarily true. While there’s no denying there are some great deals out in the world wide web, the reality is that Travel Advisors have access to their own special offers and in some cases, they even have access to the exact same deals.

For example, TravelManagers and italktravel have arrangements with package deal website, Luxury Escapes, that allow their consultants to sell the online luxury offerings.

 

AND ACCESS TO HUNDREDS UPON HUNDREDS OF TRAVEL PRODUCT

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Why book the same holiday that thousands of other Aussies are booking online when you could work with someone that has hundreds upon hundreds of travel product in their booking platform.

In addition to product, Travel Advisors also have contacts with hoteliers, airlines and tour operators that could see you celebrated with special touches along the journey.

 

THEY SAVE YOU A WHOLE LOT OF TIME

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Who actually has time to compare different airlines, their product, their prices, hotels, their location, their product, their prices, tours, their stops, the prices and their add on.

You know where you want to go, you know what you want to see – just pass that information off to someone else who can do all the pricing and product comparison for you.

 

THEY ENSURE YOU’RE NEVER ON YOUR OWN

Nothing can ruin a great holiday faster than a flight cancellation, last minute changes or an accident. Instead of enjoying your escape your stuck trying to get in touch with a faceless booking site that doesn’t

Working with a Travel Advisor means you always have someone by your side to back you up and follow up on any last minute changes. If something goes wrong you have someone back home to support you.

 

Would you rather book your travels through a Travel Advisor or online? Tell us which & why below.