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I'm typing this while stuck on hold with Travelocity. Why don't they offer an online chat option? They are an online travel agency, after all!

This call has been going on for close to 40 minutes. That's worth saving $25, right?

Have a great weekend, my bloggy friends!

*Update* My call finally ended and I actually saved $50, not just $25, on our upcoming Alaskan cruise. Totally worth it! (Though, I'm still not sure why it had to take sooooo long!)

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