We had a really spectacular week in Southern Spain thanks to our travel agent. We had done enough thinking on what we wanted that we had a pretty long and specific list that needed to accommodate two parents, one 14 year old boy, and an 11 year old girl. Our agent listened to what we asked for and managed to come up with an itinerary that hit all the right notes and made adjustments as needed (including some when we arrived). As a bonus, her itinerary was also reasonably priced (not easy for 8 nights during Holy Week in Spain!). It was the perfect proof of how an individually planned trip can be so much better than a pre-packaged tour.