In this episode, I interview Courtenay a travel consultant for Indy Travel Leaders on what a travel agent/consultant does and how one becomes one as well as her life that’s been immersed in travel.
You can listen to the episode on Anchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Radio Public, or Spotify. The transcript for this episode is available as a pdf here: Agent of Travel Transcript
Cool places mentioned in this episode:
London, UK- a city Courtenay has frequented and studied abroad in. We went together during college, you can read about those adventures here. You can also read about our Hop on Hop off adventure here which she fell asleep on. You can book the same tour we took here.
Ireland- where Courtenay and her husband took a road trip. (and another she studied in)
Scotland- a country where Courtenay studied abroad in.
Italy- one of the countries Courtenay studied abroad in.
Jamaica- where as a child Courtenay spent time at for preschool and visited often while growing up.
Thailand- one of Courtenays favorite countries to visit. I’ve been a couple times, if you want to read about my adventures and where I went you can do so here.
Cambodia- arguably Courtenay’s favorite country to visit.
New Zealand- another of Courtenay’s favorites.
Hong Kong- where Courtenay got stuck for three days with her father due to weather while waiting on a flight.
Paris, France- one of the places Courtenay took her eldest son. You can read about my adventures in Paris here.
New Orleans, Louisiana- a city Courtenay loved when she visited.
Popular Places that Courtenay books for clients:
Mexico- this, along with the Caribbean is where people are still traveling despite Covid-19. Courtenay has also been here often and has taken her sons here. They loved it.
Florida- You can check out some of my Floridian adventures here.
California- You can check out some of my California adventures in LA here.
New York City
National Parks in the United States. You can check out my adventures in the United States National Parks here.
Places customers have been traveling to, within driving distance of Indiana:
Kentucky- you can read about my adventures in Kentucky here.
Tennesse (Nashville)- a popular spot to drive from Indiana but also a place Courtenay talks about in the episode.
Courtenay’s dream trip
Courtenay’s dream trip is to go to Africa, which is an expensive trip. She mentions several things she wants to do but these are two places she specifically mentions.
Mauritius- where Courtenay’s parents recently went.
Want to take the quiz Courtenay did? You can do it here. Let me know where it suggests you should go next.
Have you ever used a travel agent/ travel consultant? How did it go? Where did you go? Let me know in the comments below or on twitter @wanderlustpod
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