I already have a cruise booked for January 2009 and I've seen some better deals via TA on the cabin rates and OBC (total savings as much as $360) - my only concern is knowing which TA to use and TRUST...
Recommendations are the key and I agree that the folks who work with groups that post on the boards, have to bring their A-game. And the internet helps you reach out nationwide. A few years ago, a lady from the Northeast booked with my T/A in So Cal based on converstion on these boards. And I'm still a strong proponent of using a T/A since it's no extra charge to the customer. Yet, I certainly understand why veterans like dealing with the lines directly, especially if they have a T/A that doesn't pick up the phone right away. Happy hunting, Robbie
I think what the OP meant is that the cruise line didn't drop their price - just that other TA's have it priced lower. In this case, the cruise could certainly be transferred to the TA for the lower price.
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