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101 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent/Expert/Specialist

 

1. Convenient One-Stop Shopping

ITT can handle every aspect of your trip from airline tickets to lodging, ground transportation, activities, tours and more.

2. Consumer Advocate

If you should have a problem during your trip, ITT can act on your behalf to see that proper restitutions are made.

3. Expert Guidance

ITT are experts in helping travellers get where they need to go and in helping to create possibilities most people never would have dreamed were possible.

4. Save Time

Avoid the headaches and let the ITT call around and do all the time consuming work of planning a complex itinerary.

5. Choice

ITT offer you an array of options and price quotes from a variety of travel suppliers, giving you the upper hand when making your final travel decisions.

6. Less Stress

Planning a trip can be stressful. There are so many options and details to worry about. ITT will do the work, resulting in less stress for you.

7. Updated Information

ITT are constantly communicating with the travel community, thus giving you the most up to date info on airlines, hotels, car rental agencies, travel visas, and other travel services to consider as you plan your trip.

8. Customer Service

ITT offer that “personal touch” to your travel planning experience- Offering help and advice that a website cannot provide.

9. Travel Documentation

ITT can help you to prepare and organize any necessary documents that you may need in order to travel outside of the country. They can direct you to your local passport office, and they know where you need a visa, as well as any other documentation that you might need along the way.

10. Travel Expertise

ITT are considered experts in the area you are travelling to and have probably already been to your chosen destination.

11. Best Value for Your Money Spent

ITT can help you to make your dollars go further while you are away. They have access to finding all sorts of deals ranging from flights to hotels to dinner recommendations.

12. Location, Location, Location!

ITT can help you find a place to stay pretty much anywhere you desire. If it’s a hotel with a view of the ocean in Hawaii or a jungle hut in the Niagara foothills, a ITT can help you make it happen.

13. Knowledge of All the Ins and Outs

ITT can help bring you up to speed on the local laws and regulations of wherever your travels take you.

14. Credentials

ITT attend all sorts of seminars and classes to prepare themselves for trip requests like yours.

15. Tourist Attractions

ITT can give you a list of all the not-to-miss spots: such as amusement parks, museums, nature preserves, and historical locations.

16. Avoid International Flight Confusion

ITT can help organize those confusing international flights that internet search engines don’t cover.

17. Where to Go With Kids

ITT can help you find great locations that are kid- friendly.

18. Trip Cancellation

Something has come up and you need to cancel your trip? If you have used a travel agent they are the only person you need to call.

19. Travel Insurance

With all the countless options for travel insurance these days, it can become confusing. ITT can help you pick which package works best for your needs.

20. Personalized Trips

ITT can prepare you a personalized trip based on where you want to go and what you want to do.

21. Where to Go to Avoid Kids

Want to go somewhere without children running all over the place? ITT can help you to find excellent retreats that are open to adults only.

22. Good Senior Trips

Need a trip with a good balance of sight-seeing, rest and relaxation? ITT can help lucky retirees plan great-extended trips that are senior-friendly.

23. Student Discounts

Some travel agents are an excellent go- to source for students looking to go on discounted trips. ITT can assist to put you on the right path.

24. Exotic Adventures

ITT can help to recommend great once in a lifetime experiences. They can help you to find the best/safest shark cages to dive into and the highest free-fall bungees to jump off.

25. Great Deals without Sitting at a Time Share Presentation

Want an affordable trip to anywhere without having to sit through a timeshare presentation? ITT can help you with exceptional deals without the stipulations.

26. What to Eat

Where are all the top chefs at your destination? ITT specialists give great advice on the best restaurants to hit on your trip.

27. What Not to Eat

Leaving your home country and not familiar with the new language? ITT can help give you some forewarnings so you don’t accidently order the local delicacy (which may or may not be specially prepared bugs) without meaning to.

28. Local Traditions

ITT specialists can update you on all local traditions and customs of places you are visiting, so you make a good impression. For example, in Japan many people expect their visitors to take their shoes off before entering their homes.

29. Local Laws

Many countries have laws that are very different from your own. ITT agents can help give you a quick rundown of what you need to be aware of before you go.

30. Busiest Travel Times to Avoid

If you want a quiet trip, ITT experts know what dates you should avoid and can help you plan your trip accordingly.

31. Avoid Unexpected Expenses

ITT agents will be able to inform you about expenses you will incur on your trip, even ones you might never expect.

32. Exchange Rate Knowledge

ITT agents are knowledgeable of the countries where your dollar can go further.

33. Useful Travel Books to Have with You

ITT expert can give you advice on what travel books are the most useful to have with you. Some of these books list restaurants, customs, and small amounts of the local language.

34. List of Not- to- Miss Places

ITT specialists can give you a great list of not- to- miss hikes, waterfalls, and cliffs that may or may not be published elsewhere.

35. What to Wear

Many restaurants have different types of dress codes. If you are interested in dining at specific places on your trip, ITT expert can advise you on an appropriate dress wear for the occasion.

36. What Not to Wear

ITT agents can help you to be in the know of local dress code restrictions, so if a thong is part of your favourite beachwear, you should know that they are illegal in places like the Isle of Palms.

37. Crime Rates

ITT experts are great at informing you about questionable parts of town that you may be heading to and can give you tips on what to look out for.

38. Someone to Call if Having a Problem During Your Trip

An online travel agency is not going to answer the phone when you call with any complications during your trip. ITT agent continues to give you that personal support even while you are away.

39. When You Shouldn’t Drink the Water

We are always told when you travel be careful of the water. ITT agents can advise you on when it is safe and when it’s not safe to drink the water.

40. Small Intercontinental Flights Delayed – What to do?

ITT agents can help you find somewhere to stay when you are left helpless at an airport overnight due to flight delays.

41. Saves You Precious Time on Your Trip

To avoid 36 hours in the airport, ITT expert can help plan your trip so your time spent getting to where you want to go is the shortest it can be.

42. Anticipating Trouble

ITT agents are extremely useful if you are planning a trip to a known weather troubled area such as the hurricane plagued Caribbean islands. In the event of a natural disaster, your travel agent can work to immediately reschedule or cancel your trip so there are no worries for you.

43. Complicated Itineraries Made Simple

ITT experts can take care of all the details for those complicated around the world itineraries and all the extra headaches that go with them, such as hotel and transportation along the way.

44. Special Needs Travellers

ITT specialists can prearrange any wheelchair or special need that someone in your travel party may have. They can also take the time to make sure your reserved accommodations are safe and easily accessible for the special needs traveller.

45. What to Pack

Some activities you choose to partake in may require different layers of clothing throughout the day. ITT agents can advise you on what to bring. A bike trip down an extinct volcano in Hawaii for example, may require you to start out with jackets and wool socks, but when you get to the bottom you may be down to shorts and a tank top.

46. Let Them Wait on Hold

By using ITT agent you no longer have to wait on hold and talk to automated systems while trying to book different parts of your trip.

47. Business Concerns

If the airline you are scheduled to use goes on strike or bankrupt while you are travelling, ITT agents can work to find you alternate travel means while you continue to relax at the hotel.

48. Transportation in Smaller Countries

ITT agents can arrange all your transportation and travel needs, especially in those smaller countries where you may not know if cabs or van services are safe.

49. Group Hotel Reservations

ITT agents can help to keep everyone in your group on the same floor at a hotel.

50. Charter Private Boating Trips

ITT specialists can help you to avoid paying top dollar for chartered snorkelling or fishing trips for large groups. They can often find great deals for large groups who want to do personalized tours.

51. Immunizations That May Be Needed

To enter certain countries you may be required to obtain certain immunizations first. ITT expert can advise you on the steps you need to take.

52. Special Deals Worked Out in Advance

ITT agents may have a relationship with certain tour operators and could be able to get you a special price that might not otherwise be available.

53. Make Travel Meaningful for Children

ITT agents can offer information about kid-friendly activities on your trip to make the experience exciting and meaningful for everyone.

54. Where to Shop

ITT agents can offer excellent advice on great shopping neighbourhoods in your destination city.

55. Avoid Scams

Not all 5 star hotels are treated equally. Many times photos are outdated and information about the hotel you are considering may not be true. ITT agents can make sure that what you are seeing beforehand is what you get.

56. What You Can Buy Later

New airline restrictions make packing for long trips hard. ITT experts can give you advice on what you might be able to purchase while you are on your trip to avoid having excess weight in your luggage beforehand.

57. Advice on Where to Go if You Get Sick

If you happen to be unfortunate enough to get hurt or fall ill while on your trip, ITT agents can help you find somewhere clean and safe for medical attention.

58. Trust

If you should have any questions after booking your trip, you know how to reach ITT agent and can avoid the confusing FAQ section on a website.

59. You Know How to Reach Them When You Need Them

Problems at the airport? Reservation issues at the hotel? Your ITT agent is a phone call away from getting your problem solved.

60. Tips and Tricks

How early do you really need to be at the airport? What are the quickest ways to get through security? Your ITT experts can advise you of the airport security levels the day of your trip and any new security checkpoints you may have to worry about.

61. Is the Upgrade Worth It?

Your ITT expert can help you save money by helping you decide if certain upgrades at hotels are really worth the extra money.

62. Difference in Days to Save Money

Instead of playing around with dates on the internet for hours, your ITT agent can advise you on any changes to your travel dates that might save you hundreds of dollars.

63. Staying In-the-Know of Daily Promotions

ITT agents get emails and faxes of daily money saving promotions.

64. Enhancing the Trip with Extra Amenities | Clarifying the Fine Print

Your ITT specialist may be able to arrange for those little extras- like a bottle of champagne to be waiting in your room when you arrive.

Your ITT agent can advise you of all the cancelation penalties and restrictions hidden in the fine print of your travel documents.

65. Using Clout in Impossible Situations | Detailed Itineraries

Whether it is airline seats, cruise reservations, or overbooked activities travel experts have more buying power than the average consumer.

Your ITT expert can help you plan out your trip day- by -day to give you a good mix of fun and relaxation.

66. Advice on Activities to Book Beforehand

ITT experts can forewarn you of any activities that tend to sell out early so there are no unexpected disappointments when you are there. For example, character dining in Disney sells out months in advance.

67. General Ideas on Where to Go

ITT experts can offer excellent trip advice based on the details of what type of trip you want to take. Internet booking sites tend to require a destination up front.

68. A Trip to Nowhere…Sort of

Want to get away to somewhere that is not normally a vacation hot spot? Your ITT specialist can help you find that perfect place.

69. Great Singles Trips

ITT agents can help find you exciting single trips and cruises.

70. What to Pack

Your ITT expert can give you great advice on what to pack to those exotic destinations.

71. Plan a Trip Where you Bring the Kids but Can Still Get Some Alone Time

Many cruises and resorts now offer activities throughout the day for young children that make the day fun for them and give you some time to yourself. ITT experts can help you find great family destination options such as these.

72. Higher Productivity Benefits

You have your trip planned while you are hard at work in the office.

73. You Get to be the Boss

You get to tell someone what to do for a change.

74. Great Group Trips

Trying to organize a trip for big group of people? ITT experts can help get all the details finalized and update everyone in the group.

75. Someone to Complain to

If that slim chance was to occur that you do not get what you were promised; you have a real person to go back and complain to. ITT agents will work hard to rectify the matter.

76. They Are Considered Travel Experts and Specialists

Wouldn’t you rather have ITT experts plan your trip rather than a pre-programmed website?

77. Best Pre-Seat Assignments Possible

ITT agents can talk directly with the airline to arrange for you to get the seats with the most leg room, seats that might not otherwise be released until the day of the flight.

78. Mapping Routes Out Ahead of Time

Not really good at reading maps? ITT expert can help you to map out any basic directions you might need on your trip ahead of time.

79. Family with 3 Small Children and Only Want 1 Room?

ITT expert might be able to find a way to help a family with small children get around the hotel policies of only 4 to a room.

80. Help, I’m Lost!

If you should get lost somewhere along the way, your travel agent could be a good outlet for help.

81. Makes Sense

It just Makes Sense to Use a ITT Agent

82. They’re Out There… Use Them

Why do the work? if someone else like a ITT specialist can.

83. Possibility of a Free Gift

Some times ITT agents offer free incentives. Who doesn’t like the possibility of free presents?

84. Even if the Internet Goes Down Your Trip Can Still Be Planned

Your ITT agent can still get your trip planned even if your internet at home or at the office is not working.

85. Back-up Distributor of Documents

You can give your ITT agent a copy of all your travel documents so if anything were to get lost you have someone to call that can send copies.

86. Because We Said So

Our business is to help you find a qualified travel specialist.

87. What to Expect on the Flight

Your ITT expert can give you helpful answers on what to expect on long flights and maybe some interesting activities to do while flying.

88. It is Their Job

ITT agents actually work to get different accreditations to increase their qualifications as a travel expert.

89. Lost Baggage

If the airline should lose your baggage, ITT agents can get on the phone and make sure the airline works as quickly as they can to solve the problem allowing you to at least go relax at the hotel.

90. Travel Agents Must Be Doing Something Right. They Sure Have a lot of Business

Travel agents still sell 51 percent of all airline tickets, 87 percent of all cruises, 81 percent of all tours and packages, 45 percent of all car rentals and about 47 percent of all hotels.*

91. Don’t Like Letter Writing?

ITT agents will send a letter to the airline or hotel for you if you should have a bad flight or poor service at a hotel.

92. Sound Important When Talking About Your Trip

After a bragging about a great trip to co-workers or the neighbours, and they ask how you got all those details organized you can say, “ITT did it.”

93. Forbidden Fruit

ITT agents can forewarn you of items not allowed to be brought back into your home country. –Yes, you have to smoke those Cuban cigars before you leave to come home and you can’t bring that “rattling rose apple” back with you from India!

94. Financial Planning

ITT experts can help you to create a budget to stick to while you are on your trip, so you can have a good time and not break the bank.

95. Good Babysitters

ITT experts might be able to help you find a local babysitter in the area you are travelling to if you want to plan a night out alone.

96. Good Lounge Recommendations

ITT specialists can help you decide if purchasing access to an airline lounge is worth it or not.

97. Good Airport Hangouts

ITT agents travel a lot. They can probably help you figure out what to do with that extra time you have in an airport after getting through security.

98. Where to Watch Your Wallet More Carefully

Although you should always take extra care to hold onto your wallet when travelling, ITT agents can warn you if pick pocketing is common at your future destination.

99. What to Put in the Hotel Safe

ITT agents can give you good advice on what you should be keeping in that hotel safe while you are out exploring the sites so there is nothing important missing when you return.

100. Altering Your Travel Arrangements

If you have already booked your trip but want to change some details ITT agents can help get all the necessary steps done, leaving you without the headache and confusion.

101. It Makes Travelling Easy

Once you choose Instant Travels and Tourism, your dream vacation is just a phone call away.

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