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What is a travel agent?

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A travel agent is a professional who handles all of the travel arrangements for their clients. Some of their duties include: 

  • Suggesting travel destinations.
  • Putting together trip itineraries.
  • Finding travel packages and other perks.
  • Keeping their clients’ budgets and costs in mind when planning trips.
  • Booking airfare, hotels, rental cars, excursions, tours and more.

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