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Cruise Planners is one of the best travel franchise opportunities with a proven sales system that’s been successful for more than 20 years. Here are some of the many reasons to become a Cruise Planners franchise owner:

  • Ranked #1 travel franchise for 13 consecutive years by Entrepreneur magazine
  • #1 in category for 5 consecutive years by Franchise Business Review
    Based on a franchise satisfaction survey of our franchise owners
  • 30 years of industry growth. Economic downfalls do not affect the travel industry.
  • American Express Travel affiliation lends instant credibility, reputation, and increased amenities for your clients
  • Managerial and travel industry experience with 80+ home office team members dedicated to your success
  • Power in numbers with more than 1,000 franchisees nationwide
  • Established purchasing power — you get better pricing, more negotiated vendor programs to choose from, and more “clout” with cruise lines, tour companies, hotels, and all-inclusive resorts
  • Training and on-going support you can’t get as an independent travel agent
  • Ability to sell all types of travel-so much more than just cruises
  • Personal travel benefits and perks for you

Travel Agent Perks

  • Discounted travel agent rates
  • Cruise Planners hosted familiarization trips, where you get to experience the travel product
  • Seminars at Sea
  • Reduced hotel rates
  • Booking bonuses
  • Conventions
  • Annual top producers’ trip