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The Many Pros of Using a Travel Consultant

Travel photograph Did your travel plans change? Do you need to re-book all of your travel arrangements and hotel rooms ? And are you concerned about the time it will involve and the money it will cost? This is when you turn to a travel advisor who has all the tools to help you get back on track. Issues like terrorism and health scares are sizable concerns facing us today when traveling, so safety is a particular concern. Although many travel representatives charge a service fee, the have the advantage of being able to pass on savings with exclusive promos, benefits and inventory only available to them.

Statistics show that brick-and-mortar agents are on the rise at present, mainly because younger people are traveling a lot more and feel a lot more comfortable booking with a skilled agent versus going online.

And the phenomenon does not appear to be to be going away anytime soon.
Various studies have found that 92% of U.S. leisure travelers who used a travel advisor once, will use one for a second time. Using a travel advisor is appealing because they have accessibility to a tremendous industry network.

Instead of investing infinite hours researching on your own, a well-connected representative can put you in touch with a distributor and negotiate a lower price.

Top travel agents can also include special benefits to your travels from numerous years of relationship building with award-winning chefs, hotel managers and tour operators – something an online site cannot offer. Although most believe that online prices are the top deals, travel agents can often beat these internet prices.

Most agents can access the same web promotions because they have a significant scheduling and distribution system giving allowing them to offer the top deals including cruise packages, airline tickets and hotel rooms. Although there may be a fee required, you will reap some benefits in the form of amenities, like breakfast and spa and beverage credits.

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A good advisor can help you budget for unanticipated expenditures like meal costs, resort and tourism fees that can truly add up. If you are organizing a complicated journey or one to a place far, far away, agents can point you to the most appropriate tour operator for you. Most agents, via years of building relationships, have contacts to providers in every part of the world, whether it’s Greece or Mongolia. But most importantly, agents can help you tackle or steer clear of common travel hiccups including travel delays or cancellations, rescheduling flights, changing hotels, adding an extra person to your trip, and even helping you choose the best travel insurance for your needs.

Play, Discover and Learn Aboard a Luxury World Cruise

Due to the growing interest in worldwide trips, many cruise lines are including global jaunts to their schedules.

More than 25 million people travel across the world’s seas, oceans, and rivers on a yearly basis, but this figure is expected to surge consistently in the coming years. The numerous options for today’s travelers include the style of ship to sail on, which itinerary to choose as well as the price tag of the trip.

Your options are endless...

For example, better individualized service, fewer people on board and more direct access to certain ports are just some of the advantages of traveling on a smaller ship. However, individuals with a tendency to get queasy aboard small boats, which are more affected by the movement of the ocean, should consider another option. Larger cruisers, on the other hand, provide a wider range of on board options in terms of accommodations, restaurants and activities, but their size forces them to dock at bigger seaports, leaving you further from activities at your port-of-call.

Due to this fact, exploring your destination city becomes more difficult and pricier. No matter where you are, ashore or on board, every second of your world journey will be an illuminating experience whether you are on your way to Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and Europe, the Caribbean, the Americas and Alaska, Africa, or Australia and Asia An international vacation also lets you experience what life is really like in your destination city. Take the occasion to explore the arts, culture, cuisine, history, and natural beauty of your destination with one of the many one-of-a-kind events and activities provided on a cruise.

Uncover the many miracles of the world we live in and gather memories you will forever have with you. All while avoiding the inconvenience of delayed flights, living out of a suitcase, and unforeseen expenses. However you want to live your journey, be sure that you will experience the peacefulness and magic of world travel.

The Benefits of the American Express Pay-with-Points Program

AMT Travel is pleased to offer more benefits and peace of mind with American Express' Pay with Points program. Even though customers of the American Express Membership Rewards plan could cash in their points for frequent flyer miles with other airlines, good flights were hard to come by. You now have the choice of paying in full, or in part, all of your holiday packages, flights, accommodations, car rentals, or tours with your Membership Rewards Credit Card Reward points. Trading your points is easy and clear-cut – let AMT Travel teach you how.

Following you'll see just some of the perks you'll get:

-No blackout time periods - any travel can be paid for with points.

-10,000 Membership Rewards points is valued at $100 worth of travel.
-Pay for all your travel requirements: hotels, cars, flights, tours, packages, foreign currency, insurance, and even airport taxes.
- Accumulate frequent flyer points for future travel purchased with points.
- Quick pay using points in-store.

-You will not be charged any fees when you use your American Express Card when scheduling travel if you purchase with points and your card.
And more good news: you can make use of your American Express points to pay for all 1st and business class travel straight through an AMT American Express Travel Representative!

AMT Travel: Plan Your Five Star Vacation With Us

Nowadays, everyone, whether the veteran globetrotter or travel newbie, faces so many options when organizing a vacation that the process can become daunting. Your fantasy vacation might be to go on a challenging adventure, relax by the ocean or visit a place you have only read about.

AMT Travel, an American Express Travel Representative, has the travel experts to get you anywhere in the world in comfort and style. Our 25+ years of experience, professional training and extensive travel throughout the globe means that our travel professionals are experts in anything cruise related and can help you choose the best fit for your needs, whether that be on renowned cruise lines such as Princess, Oceania, Silversea, or Holland Cruises.

On board one of these companies' luxury cruise ships, you'll experience 5-star accommodation and the highest standards of service, amenities, entertainment and off-board adventures. AMT Travel’s primary goal is to exceed your expectations by designing the best vacation possible. We provide the best locations to match your individual cultural interests, individual hobbies and way of life. Considered a leader in escorted American Express Tours, AMT American Express Travel brings you first-class destinations and travel styles.

The world is your oyster; whether you are looking to uncover Europe’s greatest cities or venture out to see the world’s most alluring locales, American Express Tours allows you to visit over 60 countries on six continents.

And members have advantages.

At AMT Travel, our loyal clients are offered pre-negotiated tour rates.

At the end of the day, AMT Travel’s returning client list is impressive because our consultants make it their business to design a package that is unique and complete. Our services vary, from finding you an upgrade, letting you know if your flight is on time, coordinating passports and travel documents, getting you the best exchange rate, identifying the optimum excursion and informing you on what to pack. AMT Travel not only takes you around the world 24, we also ensure travel assistance around the clock. We aim to make certain that you travel without any stress, hassle or concern.

So, while you pack your bags, we will do the rest.

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