Nope, this isn’t a stock photo. I took the photo, hundreds of feet in the air, in a metal box attached to rotating twin-blades. Travelling is awesome!

It is that time of the year again for travel agencies to jostle for your money in exchange for giving you the trip of a lifetime. Or, at least that’s what you think?

  • Travel Revolution fair, organised by the Singapore Outbound Travel Agents Association (Sotaa), will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre from Feb 26 to 28.
  • The National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (Natas) Travel Fair will take place at Singapore Expo Hall 7 from March 4 to 6. Both fairs are free admissions.

Before you part with your hard-earned money, be mindful that what travel operators promise may not always be what you get. More importantly, if you’re the type who like to hunt for a bargain at travel …