Millennials today are using vacation days at the highest rate of any other generation. Of the 658 million vacation days that went unused in 2015, virtually none of them came from millennials. Not only are we using our paid days off to travel, millennials with families are spending twice as much on travel than millennial couples. We’re raising global citizens, and it’s a beautiful thing. The movement to collect experiences rather than physical things has been forged by our generation, and alongside this shift, we have also become the most demanding luxury consumers. We’re not demanding in the white glove, butler kind of way. Instead, we’re looking for hosts who will add a personal touch and some unique detail to our experiences.
And the key to all that, my fellow millennials, is planning ahead and using a travel advisor. The thought of using a travel agent might seem like a totally outdated idea, but it’s not. Here’s why.