Ten Reasons Smart Consumers Use a Travel Agent

There are many reasons hiring a travel agent just makes good sense. Here are a few from the ASTA:

1) The best value for your travel dollar.

We inform you about all of your choices, let you know about special promotions, and can advise on the quality of a particular product.

2) Expert guidance.

We are experts in understanding and deciphering the intricacies of the system and in helping you take full advantage of them.

3) Convenient one-stop shopping.

We'll save you time and money by handling every aspect of your trip, from air tickets to car rental, and from lodging to activities.

4) Professional advice.

Our job is to make sure you get where you need to go, at the best price, and in the most pleasant way possible.

5) Trust.

We are not some anonymous Web site or long distance number. We are a local business. You know how to reach us when you need us.

6) Maximum choice.

We give you a wide variety of travel options and quotes from competing travel suppliers.

7) Customer advocate.

Experience problems during your trip? We can act on your behalf to see that restitution is made.

8) Personalized service.

We are not some impersonal voice mail thousands of miles away. We are your neighbor. We know you and what you value in your travel experience.

9) Time savings.

We have all of the information at our fingertips and can pull up all your travel options within seconds.

10) Unbiased information

We work for you, not the travel supplier. Our only objective is to get you the best value and satisfy you completely. That way you'll come back and see us again soon.