Why You Should Work With a Travel Specialist

Specialist portrayal Do you need to change your vacation plans but you just are not able to manage the time, money and hassle of changing all your flights and hotel rooms by yourself?

Then an seasoned agent is the suitable person to help you. In these times, when we are dealing with the realities of terrorism and health issues, security must be taken into account when making travel plans. While many travel agents charge a service fee, the have the advantage of being able to pass on savings with exclusive promos, incentives and inventory only available to them.

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

And it seems to be more than a fad.

Current research shows that 92% of US leisure travelers who used travel professionals had a good experience and plan to use them for a second time. Using a travel agent is interesting because they have accessibility to a significant industry network. We all know time is money, so instead of spending endless hours researching, agents who are members of larger consortia can help you get a better price via a major supplier.

Leading travel agents can also incorporate special perks 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 best deals, travel agents can often beat these online prices. Agents have access to booking and distribution systems which gives them accessibility to cruise, flight and hotel packages, so they can commonly offer the same promo as online.

Although you will pay a percentage fee, you will be rewarded with breakfast, spa and beverage credits, just to name a few of the perks.

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Rather than of investigating on your own, an representative can help you plan for any surprise expenditures and amenities; including the cost of meals, resort and tourism charges, that can add up quickly. If you are organizing a complex trip or one to a location far, far away, agents can point you to the most appropriate tour operator for you.

Most agents, via years of building relationships, have connections to vendors in every part of the world, whether it’s Greece or Mongolia. But most significantly, agents can help you overcome or steer clear of typical 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.

Enjoy the Luxury On Board a 5-Star Cruise

To travel on a luxury voyage across the seas aboard a dazzling 5-star cruiser is to eliminate worries from your life. While there are of course faster modes to get from point A to point B, none compete with the luxury. This type of voyage lets you travel luxuriously with ease while viewing some of the most amazing sites this world has to offer. Luxury liners are not new; in fact, they first set sail back in the 1800’s with transatlantic voyages. Only the wealthy could afford this type of travel, so ocean liners went all out adding upscale amenities and features in order to draw in these passengers.

As you come on board this luxury liner you will feel all the features of deluxe traveling: luxurious rooms and top of the line ship services, personal touches everywhere, visiting far off places, drinking and dining the finest wine and cuisine with concierge benefits from a large number of crew for the passengers. You will enjoy the freedom to do whatever you want as you give yourself over to this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. No matter what your idea of fun might be, you will be able to indulge; whether you are an adventure-seeker, foodie, wine enthusiast, or student of history. Take in the view from the comfort of a perfectly positioned plush armchair, take a morning jog on deck, enjoy a meal with a group of new friends, or have a romantic dinner for two; these ships have lots of open space and cozy corners to indulge you.

While traveling on a 5-star ship, you'll have the chance to go on a variety of fantastic excursions. Re-live history as you travel the world visiting everything from medieval towns to modern cities.

Luxury Cruise Lines
Silversea Cruises is a carrier that offers some of the most high-end options.

Silversea’s destinations are some of the most enticing in the world, and the company creates exclusive itineraries that incorporate unique cultural experiences and fascinating adventures.

A second company recognized for its high-end cruises is Crystal Cruises. Passengers enjoy the finest bed linens, bathrobes, and slippers; elegant table settings; world-class entertainment; and white glove service. Princess Cruises is popular for its many routes, sailing to 40 different destinations on six continents.

Their ships are huge – nearly 700 people can travel on each one – so they are almost like mobile towns!

If you wish to go somewhere most travelers can only dream of, check out Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, as they specialize in exotic destinations such as Antarctica and Alaska. They recognize the importance of providing passengers the chance to get to know diverse people, natural habitats, and cultures.

Start off in the Mediterranean
Check out the beauty of the Mediterranean and the history of the region in one of these immense traveling hotels and be sure to take the time to get off ship and walk around the picturesque seaside villages.

Land of the Tsars
In Russia, a day in the impressive Hermitage Museum is a must – it is not only an unbelievably gorgeous building, it is also the second largest museum on earth.

Empress Catherine the Great established it in 1764 when she began a collection of paintings, and it was finally open to the public nearly 100 years later.

The Lands Down Under
Australasia is home to a huge array of people, lifestyles, and natural beauty.

Adventurous travelers can go snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia or visit the Outback, while anyone who just wants to relax will enjoy the country’s beautiful beaches.

Anyone who appreciates stunning natural beauty will love the breathtaking waterfalls and picturesque valleys of New Zealand, and foodies will want to stop in Tauranga to visit its kiwi orchards.

The Sights and Sounds of Asia
The sights, smells, and tastes you find in Thailand, Vietnam, and China will mesmerize you. Japan fascinates visitors for the way its modern high-tech lifestyle overlaps with ancient traditions that are still practiced today.

Take in the architecture of Bangkok, Thailand known for its unique spires, or visit the lovely palaces and temples to see the beautiful Buddhist statues.

From Deserts to Skyscrapers to Pyramids
The Middle East is home to a vast expanse of desert landscape as well as bustling cosmopolitan cities with the latest cutting-edge technological advances and skyscrapers. In fact, the world’s tallest building is Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, which welcomes visitors to its observation deck.

The region has many millenniums of history whose influence is still alive and well these days. Petra is an ancient Jordanian city that dates back to the 5th century BC near the more modern city of Aqaba, a popular resort for water sports aficionados. Egypt is home to the ancient temples in Karnak and Luxor as well as the well-known pyramids at Giza, while Oman has the medieval Frankincense trail.

The Diversity of South America

Travel through South American countryside and see the stunning sights like Iguazu Falls which connects Argentina to Brazil, then tour next to Rio de Janeiro, known for its Carnival and infamous Christ the Redeemer statue high above Sugar Loaf Mountain. Chile is known for its varied natural landscapes including the arid Atacama desert, the imposing Andes mountain range, the breathtaking Patagonia ice fields, and the beautiful beaches along the Pacific. From the old-world sophistication of a ballroom dance to the beauty of an intimate moment shared on deck, a 5-star cruise is the stage upon which you can create unforgettable memories. There is no doubting that a world cruise is a truly life-changing experience.

Let AMT Travel Organize Your Luxury Vacation

Long before any journey starts, globetrotters and novice travelers alike have a long list of decisions to make when planning a vacation.

You might be dreaming about going on an ambitious trek, reading a book by the ocean or going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to a place you’ve only read about. AMT Travel, an American Express Travel Representative, can get you any place you want to go in extravagance and style. Our 25+ years of experience, certified training and extended travel throughout the world 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 finest standards of service, facilities, entertainment and off-board adventures. Going beyond expectations is AMT Travel’s foremost aim and that is why designing an unforgettable vacation is our top priority. Specialist recreation We offer packages to destinations that suit your individual preferences and tastes, hobbies and way of life.

Leading the way in escorted American Express Tours, AMT American Express Travel offers multiple exotic destinations and travel models. The world is your oyster; whether you are looking to discover Europe’s greatest cities or venture out to see the world’s most enchanting locales, American Express Tours allows you to explore over 60 countries on six continents.

And members have privileges.
At AMT American Express Travel, pre-negotiated tour rates are offered to our most loyal customers.

At the end of the day, AMT Travel’s returning client list is impressive because our specialists make it their business to design a package that is exclusive and complete. You will never have to worry about things like getting that upgrade, checking on travel times, organizing travel paperwork, finding the optimum exchange rate, selecting excursions or figuring out what to pack.

AMT Travel not only takes you around the world 24, we also guarantee travel assistance around the clock. We make certain your travel is hassle-free, concerns-free and problem-free. Your part is to prepare your bags and we will take care of everything else.

Learn About the American Express Pay with Points Plan

AMT Travel is proud to offer more savings and personalized satisfaction with American Express’ Pay with Points program. though American Express Membership Rewards members could convert their points for miles with partner airline carriers in past years, flights were not easy to come across. Now you can pay upfront for any vacation travel package, flight hotel, car rental and tour, in full or partially, with your Membership Rewards Credit Card Reward points.

Let AMT Travel teach you how easy and quickly your points can be redeemed.

Following are just some of the benefits you will receive:

-No travel blackout periods – points can be utilized at any time for all travel.

-10,000 Membership Rewards points = $100 worth of travel.

-Hotels, cars, flights, tours, packages, foreign currency, insurance, and airport taxes are all included.

-You can even earn frequent flyer points on any travel paid for with points.

-Pay quickly with points in-store.
-If you decide to purchase with points and your American Express card when scheduling, you will not be charged any fees.
And lastly, AMT American Express Travel Representative can assist you in arranging first and business class travel with your American Express points!

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