"Why should I use a travel professional? Isn't that kind of old fashioned now that I can book anything I want online? " Good question! Below are some ideas why using the services of an experienced and accredited travel professional are still so important.
Why use a TICO certified travel professional? They consult to determine your specific travel interests, wishes and budget. They provide exceptional client care. They are skilled at complex travel planning especially involving international or special needs travel. They possess a substantial wealth of personal travel knowledge and travel experience to share. They alleviate the burden of the travel research, planning and reservation process so you have more time to devote to those things you love to do. They endeavor to create an unforgettable and beautifully designed travel experience for you. They will respond within minutes to your requests and needs. They always search for pricing and experiences including perks and other amenities that are available through their preferred and exclusive travel network or by going unbound; they work for you first. They have access to a 24/7 support network to assist you in time of emergency or other travel related issue requiring immediate care. They include Duty of Client Care which includes the monitoring of all aspects of your travel to ensure that your journey is safe, uninterrupted and that all proceeds as planned until you arrive home. They assist with refunds from service providers and with the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund.