If you're looking for expert guidance and trip planning advice, you've come to the right place. At, you can explore new destinations, find travel tips and information from travel experts, request a trip quote and use our searchable directory to connect with the best travel advisor for you, knowing that ASTA members are held to high ethical and professional standards.

Planning a trip on your own can be stressful and time-consuming in the best of times. COVID-19 has added a new layer of complexity with last-minute flight cancelations, changes in regulations and other potential stumbling blocks. When you book your trip with a travel advisor, you’ll have a guardian angel just a phone call, text or email away, from selecting a destination until your return and instead of sifting through websites, guidebooks and social media posts, you can relax, knowing your vacation is being planned and executed by a professional.

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ASTA offers two easy ways to find a travel advisor: search our directory or submit a trip request. Either way, you’ll be connecting with an ASTA member, a professional advisor who is held to a strict code of ethics.

A travel advisor can handle all the logistics of your trip. Their expertise and connections will make your trip as seamless and special as possible, and they often can offer money-saving deals and suggestions. Browse our directory to find a travel advisor today. 


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Planning a trip today can be confusing and time consuming. Travel advisors are here to help. If you’re ready to pack your bags and you know where you want to go, submit a trip quote to connect with a travel advisor that bids on your trip quote. 

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ASTA in the News

Media Coverage

The ASTA Communications team serves as travel advisor evangelists to the media, to consumers and to the world at large. 

  • Washington Post on Why Travel Industry Ethics Matter

    ASTA's logo is a seal of approval for the travel consumer. 

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  • A New Breed of Travel Agents

    ASTA worked with CBS News to develop a piece on the "new breed" of travel agents.

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  • New York Times' Things to Know When Choosing a Travel Agent

    With consumers looking to travel more than ever, New York Times gives the four things to know when choosing a travel advisor.

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  • Do People Still Use Travel Agents?

    National Geographic looks into whether or not people still use travel advisors, and the answer is a resounding yes!

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  • Why Using a Travel Advisor Will Make Your Vacations More Enjoyable

    USA Today took a closer look at the extra perks, comfort and peace of mind that comes with working with a trusted travel advisor.

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  • AARP's 4 Reasons to Hire a Travel Agent

    AARP listed four of the top reasons you need to hire a travel advisor for your next trip. 

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  • Save and Access Perks by Working with a Certified Travel Professional looks at how working with an ASTA Verified Travel Advisor benefits travelers. 

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Are you passionate about travel? If you're looking for a career with high growth and income potential, think about becoming a travel advisor. The pandemic has made consumers increasingly appreciative and aware of the benefits of working with a travel advisor so their services are more in demand than ever. ASTA is the epicenter of the travel agency industry and the first stop on your journey to exploring this exciting profession. 





Becoming a Verified Travel Advisor requires fulfilling a rigorous set of requirements that provide a deep understanding of the industry and a strong skillset.  Our most recent Verified Travel Advisor (VTA) graduates epitomize the professionalism, expertise and ethics the VTA program is known for. Learn more about the VTA program.

  • Sam Mony, VTA

    Newbury Park, CA

  • Leesa Williams, VTA

    Celebration FL

  • Gary Friedman, VTA

    Fort Lauderdale FL

  • Kirsten Danekind, CTA, VTA

    Fort Collins, CO

  • Earnie Robinson, VTA, ACC

    Staten Island, NY

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