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What should I ask a travel agent?

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It’s important to ask travel agents several questions before you hire one. For example, you should ask:

  • How much do you charge for your services?
  • Can you provide a list of all the fees I'm responsible for paying?
  • Do you have any travel destination recommendations?
  • What are some ways I can save money on my trip?
  • What’s the best time of year or month to book my trip?
  • Do you offer travel insurance?
  • Is my airfare refundable? 
  • What deposits will I need to make?
  • How much experience do you have?

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