By Ruthanne Terrero, the Editorial Director of the Questex Travel Group, which includes Travel Agent magazine, Home-Based Travel Agent, Luxury Travel Advisor, Premier Hotels & Resorts and Premier Spas & Romance. The disadvantages of using a travel agent is that they may not be able to provide guidance or answer questions about the destinations, cruise lines or properties you are interested in. Many times, due to their marketing partnerships they offer one-size-fits-all” vacation packages.
Beware of the holiday travel agents who claim to be qualified to plan your very complicated independent tour of any destination on the planet – you’re much better off working with someone who knows a lot about several destinations, instead of a little about a lot!
It was definitely odd that there were no cab drivers at the airport at 3 ‘clock in the morning when you finally landed in Costa Rica, but booking a transfer to your very remote hotel would have been a good thing to remember when you purchased your airline ticket and hotel online.
An evidence-based review of insect repellents (Goodyer LI et al Journal of Travel Medicine 2010) advises that there are only 3 active ingredients in insect repellents that provide enough protection (when in appropriate product concentrations) to be recommended.
Incoming Officers Left to Right: Zeke Murphy (Chaplain), Logan Wicker (Student Advisor), Kayla Justiss (Reporter), Caleb Boren (Secretary), Nolan Reeves (President), Tait Fullwood (Vice-President), Becca Shaw (Treasurer), Morgan Bowers (Sentinel), Abigail Meadows (Historian), and Kaylee Palacios (Parliamentarian).