Expert tips for getting the most out of Tripology
By Aimee Heckel
This is the next evolution of travel planning.
Planning a vacation used to be so simple. You drove to your neighborhood travel agency, sat down with a human, told him or her your wishes and the travel agent scoured the various options and deals and presented you with the best match.
Modern vacation-planning can be overwhelming, with too many options, too many websites and too few real humans to help you.
Tripology is the solution.
Here’s how it works: You share your dream vacation idea — just like back in the Ancient Times. Then the website pairs you with the three best-matched travel agents, who offer up their best ideas — and you pick your favorite. Simple. Wow. You won’t even need a vacation from preparing your vacation.
This works because not only do you get to put your dream first, and not dampen it with endless rows of numbers, but also by pitting the agents against each other, they all are motivated to get you the best possible deal. Plus, the agents here are the best of the best, true experts in their areas.
Here are some more expert tips on how to get the most out of Tripology:
1. Search by region.
If you’re still looking for inspiration to help craft your travel dream, read advice by destination from experts — not amateurs. For example, read all about planning the perfect Disney World vacation here.
2. Not sure where to go?
3. You can save money using a travel agent.
Travel agents know the price ranges, so they know the good deals. They know the insider tips, like how to avoid lines at Disney World. They have connections, too, and might be able to get you special deals that the regular consumer doesn’t have access to. Ask your travel agent to help you come up with a budget and create a plan to stick to it, too.
Another way to save money is by using coupon codes, paired with Cash Back. Right now, our favorite travel deal is get 8 percent off your hotel through Travelocity — plus an additional 11 percent Cash Back from ShopAtHome.com. Read more articles about saving money at Travelocity.com here.
Check out the rest of the travel coupons here.
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