Who doesn’t love jet setting across the globe or exploring this great, big country we call home? Heading off on holiday is always exciting. But all the planning beforehand – not so much.
Organising a trip is a huge undertaking, whether you’re travelling interstate or overseas. Flights, accommodation, airport transfers, tours, activities, travel insurance – the list goes on. It’s no wonder so many travellers decide to book their holidays through a professional travel agent.
If you’re looking to work with a travel agent to plan your next trip, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve asked Canberra’s locals to pick their favourite travel agent, and the results are in. Keep reading to discover the top three agents in the region.
Let’s get started right away.
What makes a great travel agent?
Not exactly sure what specific traits you are looking for when comparing travel agents? Not to worry. Start by keeping an eye out for these:
- Experience. The best travel agents in the business have years of experience planning trips of all sorts. They are familiar with common pitfalls and can help ensure your travels run as smoothly as possible.
- A huge range of products.Whether you just want to book flights or would like to purchase an all-inclusive overseas holiday, leading travel agents can connect you with a whole range of products from all around the world.
- Access to competitive prices. Often, travellers choose to work with a travel agent to ensure they are paying the best possible prices for their holiday.
- Friendly, prompt service. Customer service goes a long way. Enlist a travel agent that is not only a pleasure to deal with, but also works promptly.
Do you agree with our list? What else do you look for?
The top travel agents in Canberra according to you
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
Now, without further ado, let’s reveal the top travel agents serving the Canberra region according to you.
Goddard and Howe
If you are planning a trip to Southeast Asia or China, Goddard and Howe may be the travel agent for you. Their team are destination specialists and have developed eight distinct, enriching trips that deliver truly out-of-the-box experiences. Chat to their enthusiastic team today to learn more about getting the most out of your trip to Southeast Asia and China.
Who knew booking a cruise was this easy – and this affordable? Ozcruising makes it easy to secure the best possible deals on cruises from a range of cruise lines setting off to a variety of destinations. In fact, Ozcruising delivers the largest range of cruises on the Australian market. Browse their extensive collection of incredible cruises online to find a departure date and itinerary that suits you and your family. And, if you need any help at all, the friendly, highly experienced team at Ozcruising are just a phone call away.
For more than three decades, Civic Travel has worked closely with Canberra locals to plan tours, cruises, airfares, accommodation, and activities for individual travellers and speciality groups. As an independent agency, the team at Civic Travel is committed to good old-fashioned customer service. Their goal is to make your life easier – all the while saving you your hard-earned cash.
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Have you booked a holiday through a travel agent in the Canberra region? We’d love to know how it went. Share your experience in the comments area below.