Vacation Planning Tips from our Travel Agents in Springfield, Illinois

As you prepare to plan the vacation of your dreams, there are several things to consider to ensure your dream vacation doesn’t turn into a nightmare:

#1 Be Wary of Information you Find Online

While the Internet has made it easy for anybody with a computer and a little know-how to create a Web site, some unscrupulous businesses provide inaccurate information to entice tourists. Sometimes, a hotel will say that they are conveniently located. That may mean they’re located right next to a bus terminal or train depot. The best way to ensure that you make the best plans for your vacation is to consult people who have been to the place you would like to travel to.

#2 Take Online Reviews with a Grain of Salt

Online reviews are great! They provide you with the opinions of real travelers and give you a better idea of what’s hot and what’s not. Right? While this is how online review sites are supposed to work, many businesses have their employees write reviews to cast their operation in a better light. Instead of trusting online reviews that may or may not be authentic, trust the first-hand knowledge of our expert travel agents in Springfield, Illinois.

#3 The Cheapest Option isn’t Usually the Best Option

So you’ve scrimped and saved to make your dream vacation a reality. Now you want to stretch every dollar as far as it can go so you can maximize your vacation experience. While looking for the best value is always a good idea, it’s important to know how to recognize a good value and how to recognize a scam. The travel experts at Franklin Travel have the experience and skill to help you get the most bang for your buck while you’re on vacation!

When you are planning the adventure of a lifetime, your honeymoon or looking for the perfect relaxing getaway, contact Franklin Travel. Our experienced travel agents are committed to establishing a lasting relationship with you based on rigorous standards of integrity, professionalism and trust.

To provide you with the best possible service, our agents travel extensively so they can provide you with advice based on personal experience. Additionally, we have destination specialists who live and work in many countries around the world. When you choose Franklin Travel for your vacation planning needs, we’ll not only book your travel, but be there to help you should anything go wrong along the way.

Call (217) 726-4141 to speak with one of our experienced Springfield, Illinois travel agents today!

**Franklin Travel belongs to the Champaign Chamber of Commerce, the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) and Signature Travel Network.

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