There are more than 5000 unlicensed travel agencies in Nigeria, with just 145 agencies registered by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NACA). There is a great need to know the best travel agency for your next trip.
Travel agencies are guides or coaches that help you have a wonderful traveling experience. They serve as intermediaries between you, the traveller, and the suppliers. They make travel arrangements for travelers. They offer consulting services by understanding the needs of the customer and matching those needs with the most suitable products and services.
They are your travel experts who have full knowledge of the modes of travel, climate and destination and can offer advice to make your trip easy and convenient. Whether you are traveling for vacation, exploration, excursion, expedition, tour or adventure, with the best travel agency, your convenience is guaranteed.
They make provisions for your travel tickets, documents (passport and visa), accept and make payments, provide accurate and reliable information about the security rules and other vital information, provide accommodation for clients, guide books and package tours for clients.
Travel agencies ease the complexities of traveling, but choosing the best and most reliable of all the travel agencies in Nigeria can be challenging. This post will simplify and identify the best travel agency in Nigeria that will give you the best that you deserve.
Quick Facts To Consider In Choosing A Travel Agency
- Decide what you want, your needs and preferences.
- Do your research
- Check out their accreditation.
- Check out their specializations.
- Find out about their customer service.
- Read other customers’ reviews and attestations.
- Find out their service charges
- Check out their website
Below is the list of the top ten travel agencies in Nigeria based on their reputation and customer service. Note that this list is not in any particular order.
Wakanow is considered the first online travel agency in Nigeria, founded by Obinna Ekezie in 2008. It emerged as the best online travel agency at the Nigeria Tourism Awards in 2017 for its excellent customer service and convenient payment system. They offer travel consultation, visa assistance, and hotel and flight bookings. You can visit their website at wakanow.com for more details.
Their address is Plot 8, Elegushi Beach Road , Ikate roundabout, Lekki, Lagos State and their IATA code is 59-211806.
Another online travel booking agency founded by Stephen Ekbergh, was launched in Nigeria in 2012. The agency offers safe and secure travel, with local and international flights at cheaper prices.
Address: Adesola House, 38 Opebi Road, 2nd rearwing floor, Ikeja, Lagos.
3. Zenith Travels and Tours Limited
Founded in 1997, they offer tickets, travel insurance, foreign exchange, and visa facilitation. They are experts in organizing business trips and conferences.
Call +23480222351194 or visit www.zenithtravelgroup.com.
4. Finchglow Travels
They offer amazing protocol services, visa services, holiday packages, hotel bookings, and travel insurance.
Registered with IATA and NANTA, incorporated in 2007,they offer exceptional service, visa advisory services, and family and holiday packages. The agency emerged as the winner of the African Top 100 Tour Operators Award in 2018.
Website address: flyboku.com
6. Mayfair Travel
They offer travel insurance, luxury experiences, cruises, and family vacations.
Address: Shop 2A, Annex, Eko Court Complex, Kofo Abayomi St., St. Victoria Island, Lagos.
7. Gadeshire Travels and Tours Limited
One of the best travel agencies in Nigeria and Africa.
They offer worldwide bookings, overseas school recruitments, educational placements, and travel consultancy.
Address:11 Atinuke Olabanji St, Aleen, Lagos
8. Ambassador Travels and Tour Limited
They specialize in offering airline tickets, hotel reservations, and cruise vacations.
Address: Opebi Road, 56, Ikeja, Lagos
9. Quantum Travel
They make provision to recover lost baggage, offer visa advice and procurement
Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria,
10. Satguru Travel
Founded by Anil Chandiran, the agency offers various services such as online air ticket booking, car rentals, holiday packages, and many more. They are known for their excellence in customer service and prioritizing the needs of their customers.
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