Are you booking a big trip this year? It may seem like internet is the way to go when booking travel these days, but this is not always the case. Recently it was discovered that for large trips travel agencies can often beat the prices of well-known travel websites. Get the information here!
Business Insider shares…
Like it or not, sometimes going the old-fashioned route is the best way to save.
Nearly every time, the agencies beat the sites on price and service.
One Croatian-owned agency in Astoria, Queens gave him a great deal—$480 for a round-trip ticket compared to $798 on Expedia—plus tips from the perspective of a local who knew the country.
Kugel also tried Chinese, Russian and Brazilian agencies and noted the speedy, professional responses he received. He didn’t even need to visit in person; often, just making a phone call was good enough.
Kugel does note that for domestic coach fares, online sites are usually good bets.
But for the 22 percent of Americans planning to travel abroad in 2012, booking with a human can save lots of cash and time.
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