January 17, 2020
Have you thought about some professional assistance planning your next vacation? You’re not alone.
Three-quarters of Americans would consider working with a travel agent to plan their vacations, new research from AAA Travel shows. Some 27 million travelers plan to do so within the next year.
Despite the ability to book their own vacations online, nearly half of Americans (46 percent) feel that working with a travel agent adds value to their trip. Plenty of tech-savvy millennials are part of the trend as well: They are just as likely as baby boomers to report planning to use a travel agent for a trip in the next year.
Top reasons for considering a travel agent are to ensure a smooth experience on complicated and expensive trips and for help arranging special activities and experiences. But there are other benefits too: