Travel agencies that book their tours online can often offer discounts of up to 50 per cent on certain tour dates, which are often only available on the cheapest airlines.
Travel sites like Lonely Planet have even developed a “Tours for Less” feature that shows discounts for booking via their website.
However, many travellers say they’ve found the discounts on online tours are often more limited and there’s little or no guarantee they’ll get the travel they want.
Read more: Tours are for the short term, travel is for the long term, we need to think about what we do with our time Read more Travel Agency: Travel agencies are a godsend for travel How to choose the best online tour agencies for you and your travel needs You can either book online or contact your travel agency directly for advice.
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If you’re unsure about what you want to do on a particular tour, you can search for tours on the company’s website.
Travel agencies usually offer discounts on certain dates only, and not all travellers have the option to book directly through their website, unless you want a guaranteed tour.
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