Originally Posted by dickkotite
dont use a travel agency...make all arrangements yourself
This is great until something goes wrong. My brother was just trapped in the Bahamas during the hurricane. The ones that had travel agents advocating for them got out much sooner. They know the system. They ended up insisting he get travelers insurance for a minimal cost... which ended up saving him a ton of dough when he had an extra week at a nice hotel tacked on to his bill.
I dont think Bonhomme was looking for the cheapest deal.