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September 2023 Soapbox

September 2023
Author: Josh Harris

Working in the booking agency sphere is an awesome experience. As a paying client who has used professional agencies and advisors in the past, I realized then and I realize even more now just how important it is to build a solid relationship with a professional booking agent. It’s essential to choose a reputable and experienced agent with a track record of delivering quality service in your specific areas of interest. We have a team of advisor specialists covering the hunting and fishing spectrum for big game hunting, wingshooting, and/or fishing. Using this team of experts is a smart decision for multiple reasons, and I’ve listed some of these key reasons here. I’m inviting you to read through them to better understand the “WHY!”

Expertise and Industry Knowledge: Our advisors are professionals who specialize in our specific industry! They have extensive knowledge and can help you navigate the complexities and nuances of the booking process, ensuring you are booking with the right outfitter, in the right location, and for the experience you’re after.

Time and Resource Savings: Booking a hunt or trip and spending your dollars wisely is paramount! This part can be time-consuming and overwhelming, and a booking agent can handle all the details, allowing you to focus on other important things. We can tailor your trip to your specific needs and preferences. Instead of spending time trying to piece together different elements, you can communicate your requirements to us and we will work to provide the best solution(s) for you.

Access to a Wider Network: We have established relationships and connections within the industry, which means we have access to a broader network of opportunities, outfitters, providers, and overall options. This can lead to better pricing, preferred rates, and exclusive opportunities that you might not be able to secure on your own.

Customized Solutions: Our advisors can tailor services to meet your specific needs and preferences. Whether you’re looking for a particular type of experience, a specific travel experience, or a unique arrangement, we can work to accommodate your requirements. Communication and clear expectations are also crucial to ensure the agent understands your needs and preferences accurately.

Support: If any issues or challenges arise during the process, our advisors and team can provide support and potentially troubleshoot problems, ensuring a smoother experience overall.

Cost-Effective: We get paid a commission from the outfitter you book with. The outfitter pays us! You pay the same price whether you book your adventure through our booking agency or book directly with the outfitter. Our services are FREE to you! Our ability to secure better deals and avoid costly mistakes results in cost savings as well in the long run. It has been proven time and time again. There are indeed circumstances in which we do pay more to secure specific or exclusive opportunities for our clients, and having the inventory and/or options for our clients has proven to be one of the keys to our success, and most importantly, your success!

Stress Reduction: Having a knowledgeable professional handle your bookings can reduce stress and anxiety associated with planning the trip-of-a-lifetime! You can rely on our expertise to ensure the adventures you book with us will be representative of what you signed up for.

At the end of the day, in this industry reputation is everything. We’ve been providing our services in this industry for over 25 years now, and we have everything to prove and everything to lose. We have no interest in making a quick buck and jeopardizing our reputation. Our focus as a reputable booking agency is to help you avoid falling victim to risky and/or unreliable sources or options. We provide valuable advice and recommendations based on our experience, relationships, and industry insights. Whether it’s suggesting the best time for your hunt or trip, the ideal outfitter or service, or the most talented outfitters/ guides, our expert guidance can and will enhance your overall experience. My invitation to you is to “Trust your Huntin’ Fool Adventures Team” and call us to experience it for yourself!