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Are travel agents better than the booking websites?

Many people use different site to find cheap airfare but rarely use actual travel agents. 

Asked by Jenelle Ryan on Jul 25, 2013

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In the recent past, booking for a vacation online has become a popular option. This is because it offers an online platform for comparing prices and this ensures that you get the best deals.  However, using a travel agent has its own advantages particularly if you are going to a place that you have never being before.

A great advantage of using the travel agent is that it is more convenient that when you do it online. With the travel website, you will need to spend a lot of time sorting through the websites and making the necessary arrangements. When you go through a travel agent, they will handle all the work for you.

Going through a travel agent is also likely to save you money. In most cases, the travel agents are able to get deals that are better than what is offered online. On top of this, there are hotels and airlines that do not allow you to book through the sites. The travel agents are also experts in their field and they can offer important information that you cannot get online. For instance, they know the tricks that can help you save money on the trip.

There are things that can go wrong during a vacation and this is one area where the travel agent comes in handy. When this happens during the vacation, you can seek the help of your travel agent to resolve the issue. If you choose to book online, you will be on your own with no one to assist you. Therefore, travel agents are definitely better than booking websites.

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