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Why You Need an Expert Travel Partner

International travel is vital for humanitarians to reach those most vulnerable. It is essential for all itineraries to be safe, well-planned, fast, and of course cost-effective. But humanitarians have to deal with a score of other issues besides travel itinerates.

So it might be a good idea to get an expert travel partner. Here are some reasons to consider one:

Better rates on international travel

Most humanitarian organizations rely on donor funding. This usually has its limitations and must fund many aspects of humanitarian work. The goal is to ensure that as much money as possible goes to activities that directly benefit project participants. And ideally, other costs should be reduced.

Unfortunately, international travel can be quite expensive. This is particularly true for humanitarians, as it is often difficult to predict long-term travel plans. But an expert travel partner can help you to cut down the costs. There are many ways to save on travel expenses, and we are experts in doing so!

Having strong partnerships is one of the reasons that a travel expert can do this. Take Raptim as an example. We have worked with many of our partners for decades. Having an established relationship with them, we can negotiate the best possible deals for our clients.

Comprehensive itinerary building

However, the cost is not the only reason to partner with a travel expert. An agency can also provide you with comprehensive itineraries that fit your needs. We know locations and destinations inside out. We listen to the specific requirements that you have. And we provide itineraries that are tailored to you.

It can take hours if not days out of your schedule to properly plan a complex itinerary. This is especially true if you are deploying several people. Instead, an expert travel partner can take this off your plate. We will get your staff from their home to the accommodation at their destination, not simply book their international flights.

Hassle-free travel planning

This gets us to the next reason why an expert travel partner is so important. Trip planning simply a hassle! We love it, of course. But you have so many other tasks on your plate that have way more impact on the well-being of others.

When you leave travel planning the right hands, you no longer need to worry about it. Forget about flight itineraries, pick-up times, searching for hotels, finding the proper insurance, figuring out maps and logistics. Your travel partner will do this for you!

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Duty of care

Last but certainly not least, an expert travel partner can provide and improve duty of care. For example, at Raptim, duty of care is one of the cornerstones of our service philosophy. We work in an industry where travel safety is vital. That’s why we care about your staff as if they were our own.

Our duty of care service includes a variety of communication and reporting capabilities. We ensure that your staff can always stay in touch and informed. We provide them with push notifications about the latest updates. And we also have GPS tracking services to make sure that everyone gets to their destinations safely.

Also, to reduce the hassle of reporting, our duty of care service includes reports. Travelers can select from a range of options to make sure that monitoring and evaluation are easy to complete during and after their mission.

We Help You to Travel Where it is Needed Most

We believe our world is a better place when compassion can travel where it is needed most. As a global humanitarian travel organization, we devote ourselves to serving those who serve the world. You can reach our experienced staff anytime. Please use our quick address locator to contact your nearest Raptim office should you have any questions. You can also follow our blog for more stories and travel information.

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