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1. Contact you regularly to discuss your travel needs in detail.
2. Consult with you and your party regarding the safety, attractions, and recommendations for your chosen destination.
3. Research quality travel options that fit your needs, providing reliable information on options for your trip.
4. Provide you with a customized itinerary to make your trip unforgettable.
5. Negotiate with multiple vendors to ensure you get the best value for your travel investment.
6. Coordinate round-trip transfers from the airport to your destination, as well as your tours, excursions, and other activities.
7. Coordinate and/or facilitate events for group celebrations.
8. Submit any special request you may have, such as bed type, handicap accessible transportation,nvegetarian/vegan meals, and event decor.
9. Advise you and your group on the benefits of travel insurance to protect your travel investment.
10. Create a custom payment plan and provide payment reminders to help you and your group stay on track.
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TYPES OF TRAVEL GROUPS
TRIP PLANNING FEES
Trip planning fees are similar to consultation fees. It is a flat transaction charge for booking a trip segment. We charge trip planning fees to support time spent researching, planning, booking a trip for our clients and for time spend supporting clients during their travel. We consider every trip special. We know that you want to enjoy your trip so we take care of the details for you. We take the hassle out of researching and planning your special trip. Planning fees help us to do that. Under certain circumstances (i.e. promos, customer loyalty rewards etc.) we may waive the fee.
Travel insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment from potential losses. Travel insurance can be helpful should issues arise before or during your vacation: last-minute changes, lost luggage, delayed flights, hotel issues, medical emergencies, etc. Travel protection will be offered to each guest. It is the responsibility of each traveler to accept or decline travel insurance at the time of purchase. For your convenience, we have provided links for travel insurance information and options. Click the following links to learn more:
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