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Why Travel Advisors Are More Important Than Ever

The travel industry has faced significant changes over the years due to major events like 9/11, the rise of the internet, and the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes have reshaped the role of travel advisors. Let’s explore why travel advisors are more relevant now than ever before.

Travel Insurance Is a Must-Have

Before the pandemic, many travelers took the risk of traveling without insurance. Today, with ever-changing travel requirements and uncertainties, travel insurance is essential. Travel advisors are able to make recommendations for the best insurance options based on your needs. They stay updated on documentation and travel requirements, ensuring you’re well-prepared and protected.

Planning Travel Is More Complex

Travel planning has become more intricate with many moving parts. Gone are the days of simple bookings. Modern travel advisors use advanced technology and personalized planning to create unique trips tailored to you, rather than just picking a pre-made trip package. They have access to provide accurate, up-to-date information, far beyond what you can find on your own.

Travel Advisors build Relationships

Unlike the transactional nature of online travel bookings, today’s travel advisors build ongoing relationships with their clients. They take the time to listen to their clients and understand what that client hopes to get from their vacation. They understand each client and each vacation is uniquely different and work with them to curate the perfect itinerary. They offer a higher level of service and care, often preferring the titles “advisor” or “consultant.” This personal touch ensures you receive dedicated support throughout your travel experience.

Exclusive Access to Systems and Resources

Travel advisors have an entire world of systems and tools at their disposal, far beyond what you can see as a consumer. These resources enable them to design exceptional travel experiences. Advisors also maintain strong relationships with vendors and continually educate themselves to provide you with the best possible service.

With the constant changes in travel, relying on experts is the smart choice. Just as you trust a professional to handle your taxes or car repairs, trust a travel advisor to plan your vacations. Travel advisors recognize that your investment in travel is significant, and they are dedicated to ensuring every aspect of your journey is worth your time and money.

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Ame Girouard

Founder and CEO of Compass Rose Leisure Travel Agency.

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I am the Founder and CEO of Compass Rose Leisure Travel Agency, where we help families plan travel with ease.  

My team and I enjoy sharing our knowledge, insights, and stories from across the globe. Join us here each month as we bring you valuable travel tips, remarkable experiences, and the joy of discovering new destinations.

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