For many years you could walk down most city business streets and find a number of travel companies. They have disappeared…What happened to them? Where did they go? Are the travel agents still around?
Do you like the words “personal service” when shopping? Do you like having a person care about you and your needs? Have we totally lost the “personal touch” in this country? What has happened to talking to humans?
No one wants to think about unhappy things that could go wrong on a trip. However, life happens, and the reality is that you can’t guarantee a seamless trip at any time, no matter how you book it. So, how can you prepare?
When I was on my 6th cruise to Alaska, I talked to a lot of people about their booking experience, all but one family had booked online and all were very unhappy, and here’s why:
Reading hotel ratings is like reading real estate listings. You have to read between the lines. Having traveled the world for over 60 years, I have stayed in the worst and the best – and the best hotel is better!!!
Who can you trust? Membership clubs don’t care whether the hotel is under renovation or your airline has 5 connections. They don’t know about hurricane season or if it is hot in Australia. Discover what you can do to book with a reliable travel agent.