Agents book travel for customers up to 11 months in advance.

Either consumers are going to have to call airlines directly for fare information and be left to fend for themselves or else they will probably pay more through a travel agent in the way of a service charge.

You should always be aware of your surroundings, and always be conscious of the fact that no matter where you are, there may be somebody whose primary objective is to get the better of you and your wallet.

Because there was trouble in getting the first card to go through, the credit card company showed multiple attempts for authorization. However, just one charge went through for $29.95.

I myself am planning on being somewhere where if I can't get back home, I wouldn't mind staying.

There are more ships floating around the Caribbean than any other place in the world.

Our agencies are booking away whenever possible. In instances when they don't have a choice, they're booking on the airline through US Airways Vacations, which is a tour brand not owned by US Air.

The other thing we're doing is making sure the customers pay with credit cards so they can get their money back more easily if the tickets can't be used.