Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Top 5 Reasons in Choosing a Travel Agent in Dubai City #i-TravelWorld
Fernando Lachica12:34 AM 17 comments




Top 5 Reasons in Choosing a Travel Agent in Dubai City #i-TravelWorld

Dubai is one of the top traveling destinations in the world today. If you are planning on traveling there, then one of the things that you must consider is hiring a travel agent. This is because they are a crucial link between you, the airlines and hotels. However, what is even more important is hiring the right one. You need to select one that will serve you best. That is why you need to have a number of things in mind when doing so. Some of the top 5 considerations to make are mentioned here.

REPUTATION

One of the most important things that you must do is to learn the reputation of the Dubai travel agent you wish to select. This is because it will give you an impression of the kind of service you will get from them. You can do this by visiting online travel forums and travel advisory websites. From there, you can do a background check on the agency the agent is working under from reviews and testimonials by other travelers. Using this information, you will be able to determine the right choice.

COST

Each travel agency has a certain amount of money that thy charge for each traveler they represent. Given that this money will be coming out of your pocket, you have to be very keen on what they amount to. It is always wise to learn about all the hidden costs and taxes if any so as to account for every coin that you pay. Make a point of doing comparisons of many agents in order to get the one that charges you the least amount of money but provides excellent service.





EXPERIENCE

You want your trip to Dubai to be enjoyable and without any hitches, whether it is for business or leisure. That is why it is often better to deal with an agency that has been around for a while as compared to new ones. This is due to the fact that the older ones often have stronger bonds with hotels and airlines and are therefore able to strike you a better deal. However, you should also give the newer agencies a chance especially if they have a good reputation as they may offer you even better services than the more experienced ones.

PACKAGES

Before signing any contract with any Dubai travel agent, you need to have full knowledge of what you will get from the agreement. You have to be aware of all the packages that are included in the package. These may be items such as local travel and hotel meals. Regardless of what they are, you need to stick with the one that will offer you the most benefits.

LICENSE

Just like lawyers and realtors, travel agents operate under certain laws of the country. It is therefore crucial to ensure that any agent you deal with is duly registered and has the license to practice. This will prevent you from suffering the agony of dealing with fake agents who might end up stealing your cash. It may also land you on the wrong side of the law. That is why you should always take caution and be careful with who you deal with.



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17 comments:

  1. Very Good travel tips! And yes we need to be very careful specially to countries that are so expensive

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  2. The only time I use travel agents is if I'm going to a place I've never been before. I can totally get why getting one to travel can help make your trip more enjoyable.

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  3. Never go to Dubai, Would like to go there one day in future.. Dunno when though~

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  4. Nice tips for those who are planning to travel Dubai. I m bookmarking this post for future reference.

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  5. Visiting a foreign place is definitely one of the most exciting experiences one could have but a risky adventure to take on the other hand. With that, I definitely agree on the key points you have shared here as to why we should be practically choose the travel agent we will be hiring.

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  7. Dubai is a great place to travel to, especially because people there seem nice.

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  8. I feel like it's difficult to go around Dubai without a travel agent. These are definitely good reasons! :)

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  9. I haven't been to Dubai but my cousins work here as pharmacists and she told me a lot of good stories about Dubai. And for choosing a travel agency, choose the most reliable one, better you know the owner of that agency.

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  10. I think I' go with experience and also the cost. This would ensure that you are treated well and get the best cost.

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  11. I've been planning to visit Dubai soon. I have relatives and friends living there and they've been telling me how beautiful it is there but how expensive it can be as well.

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  12. I think Dubai is one of the destinations I would use a travel agent. Everyone who has been loves it, but I don't know much about it!

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  13. I guess this is true for travel agents all over the world and not only Dubai. I have been only to the Dubai airport en route to Europe, but I think I should also plan a trip to the city itself.

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  14. Dealing with travel agencies can be pretty confusing and it's important to pay attention to what they're discussing with you. I like that you pointed out that it's important to choose the travel agency carefully. No matter where you're going, it's better to be sure and safe.

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  15. I too prefer to choose travel agent whenever we travel. That way less headache for me to plan everything on my own.

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  16. I very rarely choose travel agents. The factor being I love to explore unexplored regions than popular tourist spots!

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  17. I have never tried working with travel agents before because I don't like organized tours. Unless you count media trips... hahaha... I usually fear how they bring us to shopping areas and force us to buy stuff!

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