The Internet has made it much easier for the potential traveler to research vacation destinations, itineraries, and accommodations on their own. In theory, a traveler could plan their entire vacation themselves, independently. However, for a number of reasons, it’s still best to attain the services of a travel agent when booking your vacation. Here are some of the most important reasons why.
Everyone wants to find the cheapest flights possible when they travel. That’s no secret: Whether you’re well-to-do or on a budget, nobody likes to spend money they don’t have to.
Of course, everyone who travels by air frequently has heard many stories, myths, and old wives’ tales about the best ways to get a cheap flight. Everyone has their own secret when booking, but not all of these are true. Here are some misconceptions people have about finding cheap flights, and the truth behind them:
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In 2008, “Dacing Matt” Harding became a YouTube sensation with his videos showcasing both his arguable dancing abilities and his amazing travels. His first video was posted in 2005 as a result from his 6 month, 17 country backpacking trip as a departure from his game developer desk job. Currently his video has 39 million views and has sparked plenty of copycats.
Now, 2011 brings us Rick Mereki, who is an Australian filmmaker commissioned by the student travel agency STA Australia, has created a series of three one minute long videos in his campaign “Move, Learn and Eat.” Mereki’s videos, with the help of his buddies Tim White and Andrew Lees, will have you itching with the travel bug before the end of the first clip.
Filmed in 11 countries over a span of 6 weeks, these videos are sure to inspire anyone to do as the title suggests – move, learn and eat.