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WHY YOU NEED A LIVE TRAVEL AGENT IN TIME OF TROUBLE

More flights to Europe have been canceled, delayed, changed, re-routed, etc. this year than at any time since 9/11. In addition to the celebrated cloud of volcanic ash, there have been labor slowdowns and strikes. In fact, there's one happening right now. British Air cabin crew walked out on Monday. In such times, ticketed travelers are usually desperate for information and/or to change their flights. Problem: phone lines to airlines and online sellers are jammed, with lengthy on-hold times. It's a prime reason to buy your air tickets from a travel agent (or from Laura at Gemut.com, 800-521-6722) rather than online or from an airline. It's much easier to get through (or leave a message and get a call-back) to your T.A. who can access the reservation system and make needed changes. In this situation would you rather deal with a harried reservationist you've never spoken with, or the person you know by name who booked your ticket? To speak with a real live human being about flying to Europe, call Laura at 800-521-6722 x 2