Why use a Travel Agent?

ATAS accredited agent are credible, well-trained and professional businesses.  Here's 10 reasons why you should always book with an industry accredited ATAS travel agent.

1. EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST

ATAS travel agents have experience you can trust. They are accredited through the Peak Industry Body, the Australian Federation of Travel Agents.

2. Expert Guidance

Agents are trained destination and product experts and know how to sort through the myriad of travel information available. Their industry knowledge and network means they have access to the best product suppliers and first-to-market offers to ensure you get access to the best quality travel experiences. 

3. Time saving

An agent has a world of travel information at their fingertips, saving you countless hours of searching and frustration.

4. Convenience 

Travel agents are a “one-stop shop.” They can handle every aspect of your travel—from booking airline tickets, ground transfers, tours and activities, travel insurance and so much more.

5. Extra value

Agents have access to exclusive deals and will find the best products for the best value—that fit your unique travel needs.

6. Professional Advice

Your agent ensures you get where you want to go, when you want to go, and is there to provide timely, insightful, professional guidance along the way. Their experience counts!

7. A personal touch

Travel agents offer a personal touch that is invaluable. From an extra pair of eyes to ensure the accuracy of your booking details, to advice with visa application, assistance with travel documentation, valuable travel hints and tips, can store travel preferences including passport numbers and frequent flyer number to save you retrieving them each and every time you travel. Some travel agents also offer 24-hour service so you have someone to talk to in the event of an emergency. 

8. Unbiased Recommendations

Travel agents work for their clients, not for a travel supplier. Let your agent do the work for you—they’ll filter your options and provide recommendations that make the most sense for you.

9. Your personalised travel specialist

A perfectly planned trip made just for you is priceless! A professional travel agent is trained to make your entire experience- from start to end - hassle-free. As your trusted adviser, not only do they tailor the itinerary to suit your needs they can guide you to the right restaurant, museum, or off-the-beaten-track excursion – that’s perfect for you. 

10. Customer advocacy

If you experience a problem while travelling, your agent acts on your behalf as your personal travel advocate. If your flight is delayed or cancelled, if you need to reschedule, if a supplier ceases to trade, or a natural disaster or personal accident occurs, the agent can provide support and assistance in a timely manner. Always book through an accredited ATAS travel agent.

Always book through an accredited ATAS travel agent!

Here's 4 reasons why using an ATAS accredited travel agent saves you time and hassle.

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