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Old March 17th, 2011, 12:56 PM
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I tried to use a local TA for our Med cruise last summer, but I just couldn't turn down the $500/pp difference in price between the rate she quoted (same as the cruise line website) and the the rate I got on line. The perks (OBC, wine, coupon book) were nice but I would have gone with the TA if that had been the only difference. DW & I had already done all the hard work of picking a cruise, would have loved some help with hotels in Venice and Rome, would have probably even bought insurance through her, but not for a thousand bucks!

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