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Tips for Baby Boomers!

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  1. 1. “ Let’s Talk Travel” Presented by: Dianne Tuttle, CTC
  2. 2. Why Use a Travel Agent <ul><li>Travel Agents can make an airline reservation and hold it for 24 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Travel agents can take payments for your cruise or vacation package </li></ul><ul><li>Travel agents are constantly updated </li></ul><ul><li>Who Ya Gonna Call? </li></ul><ul><li>It is not just about price </li></ul><ul><li>Show me the Money (I saved) </li></ul><ul><li>I already have a Job!   </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Use a Travel Agent <ul><li>Travel agents will find you the best possible cruise or vacation because they want your repeat business </li></ul><ul><li>A frequent complaint of travelers booking on the internet is being quoted one price and finding that their credit card has been charged another </li></ul><ul><li>Our commission is in the price whether you buy on the internet or a travel agent </li></ul>
  4. 4. Understanding Airfares <ul><li>SFOJFK7JUN </li></ul><ul><li>SFO-NYC DEPART 07JUN </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. PASSENGER FACILITY SURCHARGES MAY APPLY </li></ul><ul><li>TAXES AND FEES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON THE ITINERARY </li></ul><ul><li>USD FARE MIN/ XL TVL DATES TKT DATES </li></ul><ul><li>CX FARE BASIS </li></ul><ul><li>1 US 139.00 UXA0NJ6 </li></ul><ul><li>2 F9 149.00 T14NB6 </li></ul><ul><li>3 FL 149.00 H14QC </li></ul><ul><li>4 US 149.00 UXAUNJ6 </li></ul><ul><li>5 F9 153.00 W14NR6 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Understanding Airfares <ul><li>07JUN SFO / NYC </li></ul><ul><li>DL 150 J9 D9 I6 Y9 B9 M9 H9 Q9 K9 L0 </li></ul><ul><li>AS6003 F0 Y7 S7 B0 M0 H0 Q0 L0 V0 K0 </li></ul><ul><li>UA 8 F7 C9 Y9 B9 M9 E9 U9 H9 Q9 V9 </li></ul><ul><li>US6691 C7 D7 Z7 Y7 B7 M7 H7 Q7 N7 V7 </li></ul>
  6. 6. How To Save Money On Travel <ul><li>Book well in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Be flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Book your travel plans as a package </li></ul><ul><li>All travel is capacity controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Use consolidators for international air </li></ul><ul><li>Ask all the right questions when making your travel reservation </li></ul><ul><li>Ask about the cancellation policy </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase travel insurance </li></ul>
  7. 7. Smart Money Magazine USA Today <ul><li>In the articles they put 3 agents to the test and they went online to see if they could do better and the travel agents won hands-down! </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Agents Are Staging a Comeback! </li></ul><ul><li>Written off as dinosaurs not so long ago, Travel Agents are seeing a welcome bump in business! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Train to be a Home-Based Agent </li></ul><ul><li>Work for yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Set your own schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Spend more time with your family </li></ul><ul><li>Start your travel agency without leaving your current job! </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Take FREE & discounted trips that are offered only to the travel industry! </li></ul><ul><li>Work from home or from your laptop! </li></ul><ul><li>Classes taught LIVE with www.gotomeeting.com </li></ul><ul><li>Whether you live in New York, Dallas, Guam or Alaska, I can teach you! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Home-based Travel Agent Benefits Include <ul><li>Association with Academy Cruises and Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Support of a knowledgeable staff </li></ul><ul><li>Special FAM trips and free/or discounted travel </li></ul><ul><li>50% commission split </li></ul><ul><li>United Airlines Apollo ICON </li></ul><ul><li>Computerized airline ticketing and invoicing </li></ul><ul><li>Co-op advertising opportunities with suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy tax benefits of a home office </li></ul><ul><li>FREE training and seminars from travel industry </li></ul><ul><li>IATAN card with earned commissions </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Become a Home-Based Agent </li></ul><ul><li>You can be earning extra income </li></ul><ul><li>Free or reduced rate travel </li></ul><ul><li>call Dianne @ 781-2630 </li></ul><ul><li>enroll today! </li></ul>
  12. 12. “ Let’s Talk Travel” Charter Cable Channel 2 Airtimes: Thursdays 6 pm Fridays 11:30 am Saturdays 1 pm “ Let’s Talk Travel” is your insiders guide to travel”. WEBSITE: www.iTravelConsultants.com Contact # 805-781-2630
  13. 13. “Let’s Talk Travel” <ul><li>Do you have a story to tell </li></ul><ul><li>Have you been to exciting destination </li></ul><ul><li>Be a guest on my show! </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Founded in 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Our low-cost group/adventure tours are always professionally escorted </li></ul><ul><li>Our monthly “Get Out of The House&quot; events are designed for baby-boomers who need to meet new friends </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Monthly dinners 2 nd Fri of every month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 pm socializing 7 pm dinner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>House Parties </li></ul><ul><li>BBQ’s </li></ul><ul><li>Plays </li></ul><ul><li>And much more! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Henry’s BBQ
  17. 17. 5 year Anniversary
  18. 18. Costa Rica Canopy!
  19. 19. Join us for a trip to Cancun! All inclusive!
  20. 20. Crown Paradise Club Resort Cancun! <ul><li>Trade show special! </li></ul><ul><li>Deposit by Jun 30th & get FREE upgrade to swim with the dolphins! </li></ul><ul><li>From SLO $1299.00 </li></ul><ul><li>From LAX $1099.00 </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>For attending “Let’s Talk Travel” </li></ul><ul><li>You can contact Dianne Tuttle @ </li></ul><ul><li>Academy Cruises & Tours </li></ul><ul><li>“ In The Creamery” </li></ul><ul><li>570 Higuera St. #225 </li></ul><ul><li>San Luis Obispo CA 93401 </li></ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>805-781-2630 </li></ul>

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