SelfishMe Travel is a full-service travel agency that specializes in helping busy Women plan selfishly-indulgent Culinary (food, wine, beer, and liquor) and Wildlife vacations worldwide.
Why Do I Charge for Travel Planning and Support Services?
As a seasoned travel advisor, I charge for planning and research upfront based on several key factors:
- Commission-Based Structure: My payment comes from the commissions earned when you finalize and purchase your travel arrangements through me.
- Misuse Prevention: Charging an upfront fee for planning and research serves as a safeguard against individuals who may exploit my expertise by utilizing my recommendations and subsequently booking independently, bypassing my contribution, and resulting in zero payment to me.
- Negotiation Expertise: I serve as your primary negotiator, working diligently to secure potential perks and amenities on your behalf, thereby enhancing your overall travel experience.
- Interpretation of Complexities: Navigating the intricate landscape of travel rules, regulations, terms, and conditions associated with various travel brands and suppliers is an integral aspect of my role as your interpreter.
- Comprehensive Resource: I provide a wealth of information on visas, vaccine requirements, travel advisories, and other essential aspects of international travel, ensuring you remain well-informed throughout your journey.
- Hassle Management: Acting as both your risk manager and solutions specialist, I offer round-the-clock assistance to address any challenges that may arise during your vacation. Leveraging my extensive network of connections, I facilitate timely resolutions and support.
- Issue Resolution: I advocate on your behalf when resolving issues related to cancellations, delays, alterations, price adjustments, refunds, or credits, diligently working towards favorable outcomes.
- Pre-Travel Preparation: I equip you with essential travel information, updates, guides, and tips to fully prepare you for your journey. Additionally, I am readily available to address any inquiries or concerns you may have.
- Constant Support: Prior to your departure, I ensure you have all necessary details, including my personal cellphone number for convenient accessibility throughout your travels.
- End-to-End Peace of Mind: Through my comprehensive services, I guarantee a sense of tranquility and reassurance throughout your travel experience – from the initial point of contact to the culmination of your journey, and even beyond your return home.
By charging for my services, I aim to provide you with exceptional support, expertise, and peace of mind every step of the way.