Travel advisors live and breathe the issues, questions and potential roadbumps travelers face on a daily basis, so who better to turn to for advice about travel? Whether you're planning your next trip or dealing with a current issue, you'll benefit from these tips from the pros.

Travel advisors possess extensive experience and expertise that spans the entire globe. They understand the intricacies of planning a successful trip and excel in ensuring their clients feel confident and in the know wherever they go. Here, we share their broad knowledge to provide you with guidance on various topics, ranging from navigating travel in the post-COVID era to understanding tipping customs worldwide.

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Travel advisors know from personal experience what works and what doesn't. Below are some of their top travel tips. 

IATA is giving ASTA members 50% off its industry-trusted IATA/IATAN ID Cards' annual fee.  Read More...

We asked ChatGPT to write an article titled “5 reasons to use a travel advisor rather than ChatGPT." We’d never trust it to replace a verified travel advisor, but it already knows why. Read More...

In the age of social media, with wanderlust-inducing Instagram feeds and YouTube vlogs abound, travelers have more options than ever before to plan their dream vacations. Two prevalent choices for organizing group trips have emerged: working with a professional travel advisor or opting to sign up for a hosted group trip by a travel influencer.  Read More...

We asked travel experts for their best destinations and tips when choosing an all-inclusive resort. According to our advisor members, the best locations for all-inclusive resorts are overwhelmingly Mexico and the Caribbean. But how do you choose the one that's perfect for you? Read More...

Selling sustainable travel products is not just the right thing to do, it is good business. Studies show that travelers are seeking more responsible ways to connect authentically with cultures and nature and aren’t sure how to find and vet them. Read More...

Here’s the best advice I can give prospective cruisers, says cruise guru Carolyn Spencer Brown: Talk with a travel advisor. He or she knows the cruise lines, ships and itineraries better than you ever could and can tell you the real value of all those add-on packages. Read More...

Whether you're traveling by plane, train, or automobile, heading to a resort, or sailing the Caribbean, the key to traveling with kids is to keep them comfortable and entertained, which in turn ensures a less stressful, dare we say enjoyable, travel experience for parents. Read More...

Tips and tricks from traveling professionals to make your holiday travels "merry and bright." Read More ... 

Whether it's a honeymoon or just a getaway for you and your partner, these experts have the best tips and tricks to planning your romantic travel. Read more...

When we asked ASTA travel advisors for their guidelines on hotel tipping, they emphasized that tipping is very much a personal decision.  So, consider these recommendations a framework, not a formula, and remember it's up to you, and the service you receive. Read More...

Beginning May 7, 2025, if you plan to use your state-issued ID or driver's license as your identification when you fly within the U.S., make sure it's REAL ID compliant or you won't be allowed through TSA airport security checkpoints. Here's what you need to know. Read More...


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    Puerto Rico has plenty of ways for groups to #LiveBoricua ... no matter what kind of travel the group is looking for. 

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    Albania is still a place where you can have the world to yourself and your own unique adventure.

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