Why Use a Travel Agent?

We often hear the question, “why should I use a travel agent when booking a vacation?” Our answer is, “Why not?!” There are so many benefits to using an agent to plan your trip, all of which involve saving you time and money. We take the stress out of planning and traveling so you can focus on what matters most — enjoying yourself!

It costs you nothing

Travelers don’t pay a fee to work with our agents, and you won’t pay higher rates than if you were too book independently. In addition to being salaried employees of Professional Travel, our team earns a commission through the vendors they book with – hotels, rental car companies, cruise lines and more. You’ll never receive a bill from us for our top-of-the-line vacation planning services.

First-hand recommendations

When it comes to your final destination, we’ve most likely been there, done that! Our agents are well-traveled. Not only can we plan your dream vacation, we can then make first-hand recommendations while keeping the local culture, weather and more in mind. Be sure to ask us about our favorite restaurants, tour guides, shopping locations and more!

Groups of all sizes

Planning a large family reunion or a destination wedding? We’ve got you covered. We know what it takes to book trips of any size and we leave no detail to chance. We can coordinate flights, transportation, hotel stays and more for small and large groups. On the flip side, if you’re looking to indulge in a solo vacation, we’re experienced there, too. We can arm you with the resources and tools you need to stay safe and sound on your solo adventure.

Budgets of all sizes

In addition to planning trips of any size, we are also comfortable working within any budget requirements laid out for us. If needed, we can provide suggestions that will stretch your dollar, and you can always feel confident that you’re getting the best deal possible when booking through us.

Time savings

Do you spend hours upon hours scouring the internet for hotel reviews, sample itineraries, restaurant recommendations and rental car prices? There’s no need! Simply tell us your budget and the area where you are looking to go and our travel managers will do all of the work for you. You won’t have to lift a finger!

Money savings

Because of the relationships we’ve built over the last 50+ years, our travel agents are extremely connected with airlines, rental car companies, cruise lines and hotels. We are often given rates and upgrades that the average consumer does not have access to. Not only can we score you a better deal, we can also use our connections to get you extra amenities on your trip such as late check out, room upgrades, cruise credits and more.


In addition to our strong relationships with hotels, rental car companies and airlines, our travel agents have connections to just about anything you may need when you’re traveling all across the globe. Whether you’re looking for a translator in China or the best sightseeing tour company in Italy, we’ll point you in the right direction.

24/7 access

Our agents are available day or night, before, during and after your trip to answer any questions you have or address any concerns that come up. Additionally, using our easy-to-access online portal, you’ll be able to view your customized itinerary whenever you need it.

Help in emergencies

Instead of panicking if a hurricane hits your destination or if your flight gets delayed, you can sit tight and let us make the arrangements for you. When emergency strikes, our agents immediately work to reroute you, rebook you and handle whatever else you may need.

Are you thinking about planning a vacation? No matter how big or how small, how close or how far, contact an agent at Professional Travel, and we’ll ensure it’s a trip of a lifetime.