DERERMINING factor in choosing a travel agent other than initial impressions of the office is how they respond to your needs, ensuring travel agent you select has strong networking with the tourism industry in general as a travel agent associations, airlines, hotel chains, rail, cruises, tour operator, or car rental company. Travel agents who represent large networked is credible agent. With a network of support, agencies could have offered many choices and price information for you. Travel agents usually will always improve the quality and type of services they offer.
Asking special services they offer to you is very important. Travel agents can arrange all types of international or domestic travel, from hotels and resorts, plane tickets and ground transportation, including the need for vehicle rental or travel package. They also provide assistance for travel insurance applications, passports and visas, procedures and various other purposes for the tourists. Many travel agents who have toll-free service, conference, incentive travel and others.
If you are still unsure of travel agents who provide travel package you want to choose, ask about the professional background of the agent. Experienced travel agents and professionals usually have attended various training such as business management training, training travel and tourism or geography, as well as a certificate that shows respect or appreciation of the professional institutions. Of course important to be cautious but do not have to worry. Because, there are many good travels agent. Just picture, in the United States, based on data from the travel industry survey in 2004, travel agents sell 87% of cruise tickets, 81% of all package tours, 51% of all plane tickets, 47% of all hotel rooms