Travel Agency Blog

Tips and insights from AurTravel to elevate your travel and vacation experience.

August 13, 2009

Are Travel Agents Making a Comeback?

We think so! We ran across the following article on and thought it was worth sharing: If you’ve booked travel online, you may have been there. Online travel sites flooded with overwhelming options, all claiming the best deals. Extra fees nestled into the fine print amid blaring advertisements. Pounding 16 digits into the telephone after you’ve booked the wrong flight before finally getting a human voice.

Difficult site navigation and presentation on travel company sites and hotel and airline sites are causing a growing number of travelers to shift away from the Web and consider using alternative methods of booking travel.

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July 16, 2009

My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been. — Diane Arbus

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July 7, 2009

Heart of Ireland Tour

Explore the Emerald Isle and join AurTravel’s Karen Kunkel for a fantastic 8 day tour of Ireland November 4-11, 2009! Rich in tradition, culture, and heritage, Ireland’s a unique mixture of old world charm and new world vibrancy that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Whether you’re partial to exploring the lush countryside, taking in the local pub scene, or visiting the many magnificent architectural gems, you’ll be as lucky as a four-leaf clover with a vacation to Ireland. Visit the Blarney Woolen Mills, Dingle Peninsula, St. Brendan’s Cathedral, Kilmainham Jail, the Guiness Brewery Storehouse, and much more!

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Vacation on a Budget

Want to enjoy a weekend getaway for not a lot of money? Our professional travel agents are here to help you identify great escapes that won’t make a big dent in your wallet.

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