We’re back with a whole new range of reasons to use a travel agent to make leisure or corporate bookings!

Counting down 31-40 this week includes:

31. Avoid Unexpected Expenses

Travel agents will be able to inform you about expenses you will incur on your trip, even ones you might never expect.

32. Exchange Rate Knowledge


Which country will you get the best bang for your buck?

Travel agents are knowledgeable of the countries where your dollar can go further.

33. Useful Travel Books to Have with You

A travel expert can give you advice on what travel books are the most useful to have with you. Some of these books list restaurants, customs, and small amounts of the local language.

34. List of Not- to-Miss Places


Sightseeing can be tricky if you don’t know where to go

Travel specialists can give you a great list of not- to- miss hikes, waterfalls, and cliffs that may or may not be published elsewhere.

35. What to Wear


Do you know the dress code for your next holiday?

Many restaurants have different types of dress codes. If you are interested in dining at specific places on your trip, your travel expert can advise you on appropriate dress wear for the occasion.

36. What Not to Wear

Travel agents can help you to be in the know of local dress code restrictions. So if a thong is part of your favorite beachwear, you should know that they are illegal in places like the Isle of Palms.

37. Crime Rates

Travel experts are great at informing you about questionable parts of town that you may be heading to and can give you tips on what to look out for.

38. Someone to Call if Having a Problem During Your Trip

An online travel agency is not going to answer the phone when you call with any complications during your trip. A travel agent continues to give you that personal support even while you are away.

39. When You Shouldn’t Drink the Water


Should you avoid drinking the tap water?

We are always told when you travel be careful of the water. Travel agents can advise you on when it is safe and when it’s not safe to drink the water.

40. Small Intercontinental Flights Delayed – What to do?

Travel agents can help you find somewhere to stay when you are left helpless at an airport overnight due to flight delays.

Which point do you think really rings true?

These tips were originally compiled by Pro Travel Tips and ASTA.