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High quality affordable travel options can be found on the website There are escorted tours, group tours, river cruises, bus tours, independent stays, fly and drive packages, and even customized vacations.

Gate 1 Travel prides themselves for their high level of customer service. Their agents are familiar with all of the products and travel destinations to help you through the booking process. They accept many forms of payment which include checks, money orders, wire transfers, credit cards and debit cards. Should you be tight on cash, a vacation layaway plan is available. The trip must be paid for, in full, 45 days prior to your departure date or you will incur a late payment fee.

After booking your first trip with Gate 1 Travel you will be able to access your personal online account. While logged in to your account you can manage your payments, enter into contests, chat with other members in the community and sign up for their e-newsletter. These emails include special limited-time offers as well as information on new travel destinations and tours.

Opportunities for further savings are available on top of their already discounted prices. If you submit feedback on their site after your trip, they will give you a $25.00 credit toward your next one. In addition, through the Gate 1 Travel referral program, both you and your referral will be awarded with a $100.00 discount.

Both negative and positive reviews have been posted online by Gate 1 Travelers. The positive feedback came from travelers who were pleased with the trip they booked for a bargain price. They also commented on the well-informed tour guides who made the trip a memorable experience for them.  Complaints revealed instances involving payment errors. Some customers’ credit cards were charged more than they were supposed to and some customers incurred multiple charges for the same trip.

One of the most common complaints came from those whom had to cancel or change their trip itinerary. First off, a reservation change fee is charged for each individual traveler. The penalty for cancelling a trip depends on the type of trip (cruise, tour, i.e.), the number of people traveling, and the departure date.

If you cancel early enough, you may only incur a $100.00 fee per traveler. However, as the trip approaches a % of your total bill is then deducted from any refund you may be entitled to. There is a point, depending on your travel destination, in which you may even have to forgo the entire cost of your trip. Purchasing trip protection insurance for travel plans made with Gate 1 Travel is probably a good idea; especially if you are booking the trip months in advance.

Read reviews online and conduct price comparisons through similar travel websites before finalizing any trip plans. It is also important to read through the terms and conditions prior to making any online reservations. Spending money on a trip can be a costly investment, so use your available resources to find the best option.

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Esther W.

A very good travel company to do business with

August23, 2013

You can be conviedent booking with Gate 1. I have used them several times when I was owner of my own Travel Agency and was well pleased with all of their help to book travel for a group of 30 passengers for overseas travel
Everything that was planned was taken care expertly, plus more.
I was in the travel business for 38 years so they are legit.

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