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Planning a Walt Disney World family vacation can definitely be challenging, especially if it’s your first time visiting, or if you haven’t been recently. There’s almost a whole new language to learn, with the acronyms and names of the various parks, attractions, and restaurants. We partnered with Tara Jones, a travel agent that specializes in Disney vacations (she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org). to help explain why working with a travel agent for your Disney Vacation can make things easier for you. Here are five reasons to use a travel agent for your Disney Vacation.
5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent for your Disney Vacation
According to Tara, as a travel agent that specializes in Disney vacations, she has graduated from Disney’s College of Knowledge Travel Agent course, visited each park, ship, and resort multiple times, through agent training and independent research trips. She is able to customize an itinerary for each individual client based upon their needs and wishes, using this knowledge. A travel agent can help figure out what the best trip is best for each of their clients, based upon the information provided about their family and budget.
Save Time and Money
You can absolutely book your trip on your own, but it definitely takes time. A travel agent that specializes in Disney vacations, such as Tara, can do it for you, at no cost. The cost of your vacation is the same as it is if you book directly with Disney. Travel agents are paid through commission from Disney.
A travel agent can do everything for you, including suggesting flights, booking your resort, airport transfers, and extras, and making reservations for your FastPasses and dining. You won’t have to wake up early to make those essential reservations – your travel agent will do it for you. According to Tara, she becomes her client’s personal concierge, “making their wishes come true and sprinkling magic on each vacation I plan.”
Authorized Disney Vacation Planner
By working with an authorized Disney vacation planner, you get someone who has been rewarded for their successes planning Disney vacations for clients. Since Disney often has many updates and changes, it’s a good idea to find someone with this distinction.
Travel Agents Work for You
A travel agent will work for you. According to Tara, “I work for you. As your travel agent, my goal is that you to have the best possible experience on your vacation. I will not “upsell” things to you that you don’t need. I listen to you early in the planning process to find out what’s important to you on your Disney vacation, and make those things happen. Have small children? Park hoppers probably aren’t in the cards. Do you have teenagers who eat a lot? You definitely want a dining plan! I am your advocate. If anything goes wrong, I am on it to get it fixed so you can continue to enjoy your time”.