Saturday, December 10, 2011

Why You Should Book Your Cruise With a Travel Agent

In our do-it-yourself Internet world, it's easy to think travel agents may as well go the way of gas station attendants and milkmen. However, they have access to information and bargains that most travelers can't get on their own. Here are three reasons why you should get over the do-it-yourself mindset and go directly to a professional the next time you want to book a cruise vacation.

1) Access to the best deals.

It's a common misconception that the only way to get a great deal on a cruise vacation is to book directly with the cruise line. Before booking directly with your cruise line of choice, get in touch with a travel agent. Often, they have access to unpublished deals and upgrades you can't get on your own.