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  • Writer's pictureCarol McKee


Travel agent globe

It is about to be a new year, which hopefully means more travel is in your future. Recently, a friend of mine was attempting to plan a trip to Europe. She and her husband have never been and she had a long list of ideas and places they wanted to see. She didn't know where to begin and was trying to stick to a certain budget. I could see her frustration starting to emerge so I asked her, why not use a travel agent? She had not really considered that and after deciding to take my advice, her trip and itinerary are now planned and she doesn't have to worry anymore.

So Why Use a Travel Agent in 2018?

Give Away Your Worry this Year

Travel Agent

Just like my friend, you too can give away the worry and stress of trying to plan the perfect trip. Let someone who knows what they are doing, do it for you. Are all of your ideas for your trip starting to overwhelm you? Write them down and give them to your travel agent. Travel agents will work with you to create a great itinerary for you, they can make it possible for you to do all you want. If you have a budget, give it to your agent as well and they will do their best to fit all of your needs.

Use Their Connections

Travel agent connections

Travel agents have connections. They simply have access to information that we do not. Let them use their contacts and tools to create a wonderful trip for you. Be sure to let them know of any special activities or excursions that you are hoping to participate in.

Essential For Group Trips

Group Trip

Let me advise you, if you are attempting to plan a group trip on your own, please get a travel agent. You will save yourself a ton of time and headache by doing so. Planning a group trip can be very complicated. A travel agent is equipped to plan trips for large numbers of people. Not only will they plan it for you, but they will be available to you during your trip should something go wrong. It will be worth it for your peace of mind alone.

So, this year if you are planning a trip, why not treat yourself to a travel agent? You deserve it. Believe me, you will not regret it.

Have you ever used a travel agent? Why or why not? I would love to hear from you.

Happy almost 2018!

Carol Mckee

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