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The Best Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With


Travel agents in Middlesex County CT bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those travel agencies proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for reliability and value, and for whom our staff has called previous clients to verify high satisfaction with them as travel agents in Middlesex County CT, including for cruises, group travel packages, airline tickets, adventure travel, business travel and corporate travel agents.

Updated March 25, 2017

 The TOP 10 Travel Agencies in Middlesex County CT

Holidays Unlimited Travel
(860) 342-5213
328 Old Marlborough Tpke
Portland, CT 06480

Areas Served: Old Saybrook CT,Middlesex County CT,East Hampton CT,Cromwell CT,Middletown CT
Services: hotels,cruise lines,airline travel,group packages,leisure & business travel

Klingerman Traval
(860) 388-1423
900 Boston Post Rd # 15
Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Areas Served: Middletown CT,East Hampton CT,Middlesex County CT,Clinton CT,Cromwell Connecticut
Services: honeymoon packages,hosted cruises,guided tours,adventure travel packages

Travel Shoppe
(860) 345-4520
323 Saybrook Rd # 1
Higganum, CT 06441

Areas Served: East Hampton CT,Cromwell CT,Middletown CT,Clinton CT,Middlesex County CT,Haddam CT
Services: certified travel agents for booking airline tickets,family vacation travel packages

Not Just Tropical Travel
(860) 349-6841
57 Louis Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455

Areas Served: Middlesex County,Haddam CT,Durham CT,Westbrook CT,Essex CT,Middletown CT,Cromwell CT
Services: international & domestic travel booking, travel agents for cruises,tours,airfare

Sanditz Travel Management
(860) 657-1330
98 Washington St # 1
Middletown, CT 06457

Areas Served: Middlesex County Connecticut,Middletown CT,Old Saybrook CT,East Hampton,Cromwell CT
Services: local travel agency for business travel, airline tickets, vacation packages, cruises

The Best Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With 


The state of Connecticut does not require any license for travel agents in Middlesex County CT so there's no state standard for competency and reliability among travel agencies.

So there's no guarantee that any particular travel agent in Middlesex County CT is even competent, is doing business ethically, delivering value. or satisfying clients.

This makes it all the more significant that all travel agents in Middlesex County CT who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction with their travel services, good complaint record, verified liability insurance, sufficient length of time in business, best busienss practices., and more.




The advent of the internet and easily accessible travel websites have changed the way many plan trips or vacations. But actually it's often not faster or cheaper to plan a vacation online. In most cases, one short call to one of the good travel agencies in Middlesex County CT is all it takes. These good travel agents will, after asking a few questions, take over for you allowing you to let go of the worry and hassle of purchasing airline tickets, booking hotel rooms, securing rental cars at your destination and much more.

Good travel agencies in Middlesex County CT must be current on the latest rules, regulations and cost-saving methods of planning your trip. They should have contacts and relationships with carriers of all kinds, including airlines, cruise lines, rental car agencies, hotels, bed and breakfasts, tour companies and tour guides which allows them to put together the best travel packages possible for you. These package travel agencies often come with one low flat fee, regardless of how complicated your plans are.

The Best Travel Agencies in Middlesex County CT Provide Value Beyond the Internet
Good travel agents in Middlesex County CT provide a sort of insurance that automated sites cannot. If there is a problem along the way, you have a real person you can call to take care of it. One huge benefit of a hiring a travel agent is one-on-one communication. Since the travel agent personally books and guarantees your arrangements, they are knowledgeable about your plans and available to help. Computer-generated itineraries can go wrong, but the best travel agencies in Middlesex County work closely with you to meet your specific needs and create customized vacation travel packages around them, be it traveling with pets, gay and lesbian travel packages, family vacation travel packages, group travel packages, corporate or business travel packages, cruises, honeymoons, eco-tour themed preferences, tropical vacation packages, or any number of specialized vacation packages. In most cases, this service is all-inclusive, including airfare, rail fare or sea fare, lodging, pre-arranged event attendance, and certified passport processing and photography.

Some travel agents in Middlesex County CT handle tours or cruises worldwide. They still get you fares and packages that are not advertised on the internet and still have access to these limited, reduced bookings. This allows them to find further reduced fares to popular destinations, both international and domestic. Good travel agencies in Middlesex County CT are indispensable when it comes to more complex itineraries, such as around-the-world ventures

Some Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT Are Much Better than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these travel agents in Middlesex County CT: Travel Shoppe, Not Just Tropical Travel, Sanditz Travel Management, Klingerman Traval, Holidays Unlimited Travel. Other travel agents in Middlesex County CT who might still be in business include: .

 

 

 

Questions To Ask Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT 



Questions to ask Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT:

•  What are their fees and how are they calculated?

• Do they make domestic and international travel arrangements?

• Will they give you names and phone numbers of previous clients whom you can call to verify their satisfaction with the travel agent? (All travel agencies in Middlesex County CT bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol have already had their client references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• In the event that something goes horribly wrong for which you should get consideration on the price paid, is the travel agency willing to contact the travel wholesaler on your behalf to get an adjustment?

• Does the travel agency have professional liability insurance (such as Errors & Omissions insurance) to reimburse you for damages due to an error on their part? (All travel agencies in Middlesex County CT bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Do they have relationships with any specific vendors or carriers that could provide travel discounts or other benefits?

• How long have they been travel agents in Middlesex County CT specifically?

• What guarantees do they provide if something goes wrong on your trip?

• Do the travel agents handle ancillary arrangements such as lodging, recreation and car rentals as well as travel arrangements?

• Has that particular travel agency booked travel before to the destination you've chosen?

• Once you've narrowed down the desired travel details, does the travel agent see a lot of money that can be saved by giving up something, and what would that sacrifice be exactly? Similarly, do they see a big leap in value or other enhancement than can be had for just a little bit more money?

• Can the travel agent meet or exceed online ticket prices?

Once you've chosen the best travel agents in Middlesex County CT for your particular needs, make sure they have a good complaint record. (All travel agencies in Middlesex County CT bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

 

 

Resources About Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT 




Regulatory Bodies & Trade Associations For Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT

ACI-NA Airports Council International-North America www.aci-na.org
ASTA American Society of Travel Agents www.astanet.com
BBB Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
CLIA Cruise Lines International Association www.cruising.org
Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection www.ct.gov/DCP
Eastern Travel Association www.easterntravel.org
IATA International Air Transport Association www.iata.org
IATAN International Airlines Travel Agent Network www.iatan.org
ICCL International Council of Cruise Lines www.iccl.org
NACTA The National Association of Career Travel Agents www.nacta.com
PATA Pacific Asia Travel Association www.pata.org
TACT Travel Association of Connecticut www.ct-tact.com
TIA Travel Industry Association www.tia.org
TIES International Ecotourism Association www.ecotourism.org
WATA World Association of Travel Agencies www.wata.net
WTO World Tourism Organization www.world-tourism.org
WTTC World Travel and Tourism Association www.wttc.org 


Media Regarding Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT


Backpacker Magazine
Brave New Traveler Magazine
Budget Traveler Magazine
Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
Cruise Travel Magazine
Hawaii Magazine
Islands Magazine
National Geographic Traveler Magazine
Travel & Leisure Magazine
Travel Girl Magazine
Travel Professional Magazine


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for TOP 10 Travel Agents in Middlesex County CT within the following zip codes:

6438, 6457, 6416, 6426, 6423, 6498, 6475, 6412, 6455, 6481, 6409, 6442, 6424, 6441, 6419, 6413, 6456, 6469, 6417, 6480 and 6422


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information about TOP 10 Travel Agencies in Middlesex County CT in the following cities:

Old Saybrook, Middletown, East Haddam, Cromwell, Durham, Haddam, Essex, East Hampton, Portland, Killingworth, Clinton and Westbrook


 

 

 

 

 

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Consumers use the Prime Buyer's Report to avoid the scam, fraud, and businesses with low customer satisfaction.

Independent research conducted by Prime Buyer's Report editors includes phone call surveys with customers of local businesses, checks with state agencies on license and complaint history, verification that each business has insurance coverage to protect you as a customer, phone interviews of business owners, signed agreements that they use only legal workers, and more to determine the businesses that are safe to spend with.

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Travel Agencies in Middlesex County serving Old Saybrook, Middletown, East Haddam, Cromwell, Durham, Haddam, Essex, East Hampton, Portland, Killingworth, Clinton and Westbrook

 

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