There are several options to consider when opening a travel agency; 1) Becoming an independent travel agent, 2) Joining a Host Agent, 3) Owning a travel franchise. Even if you are new to the travel industry business, or you’ve been a travel professional for years, CruisePlanners, an American Express Travel Representative provides solutions for opening a travel agency. Our travel agency franchise provides the back office support, ongoing training, travel agent website, mobile application, access to preferred suppliers, research and booking tools and so much more to not only keep cost down, but to also help you become more proficient than other independent travel agents.
Ultimately, joining a travel agency franchise with Cruise Planners yields travel agents 97% of commissions, one of the highest commission payouts in the industry. We will also do commission tracking and payouts for you. With more than20+ years in the travel industry, and also our American Express Travel affiliation, you’ll have immediate brand recognition over independent and competing travel agents. Let us help you put your love for travel to work. Save on cost by working from home, with Cruise Planners it is not required that travel agents have a brick and mortar storefront. Even so, with our brand recognition, clients will trust and feel comfortable booking travel through you.
Open a Travel Agency Business from Home
With more than 20 years in the travel business, and our American Express Travel affiliation, we give our travel agents the confidence and support they need to open a travel agency business from home. Benefit from our online and mobile tools by booking travel for clients right from the comfort of your own home, or when you are out on the go. You’ll be able to access all back end research and booking tools all from the comfort of your own home, all you will need is a device that will connect to the internet. From there, you can take courses from Cruise Planners University (CPU), research and send clients itineraries, book travel, and so much more from our proprietary tools.
Join our webinar!
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, cordially invites you to attend one of our upcoming travel franchise opportunity webinars.
We’ll also answer the following questions:
- How do I start my own travel agency franchise?
- How will I make money?
- Are people cutting back on travel due to the economy?
- Do I need prior experience?
- Why do I need Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative? Can’t I just do this on my own?
- If I am already in the travel industry, how can Cruise Planners help me grow my business?
- What about the internet? How can I compete?
- What kind of training is provided?
- How much does the franchise cost, and what’s included in the franchise fee?