Jumpstart Your Journey
We understand these are unprecedented times, and we want to make our franchise accessible to as many people as possible. That's why, for a limited time, we are reducing our franchise fee by $4,000*. Click below to claim your special pricing and see why now is a great time to invest in a Cruise Planners franchise.
Why Purchase a Travel Franchise Now?
There’s no denying it—It’s a tough time for the travel industry and the business community as a whole. But just because we’ve had to postpone some trips, doesn’t mean you have to postpone your goals and aspirations of business ownership and financial freedom.
Establish Your Business Foundation Now
We’ve made it as simple as possible, but getting a new business up and running doesn’t happen overnight. Now is a good time to start establishing the foundation of your business so you can capitalize on the surge in travel that is to come. Here's how we help:
- Getting Started Checklist to help set your business foundation
- Personal coach to help plan go-to-market strategy
- Hundreds of hours of online training available
- STAR University in-person training when the time is right
- Robust technology that lets you work from anywhere
How Cruise Planners is Helping Travel Advisors Right Now
Now more than ever, we are committed to providing our franchise owners the information, tools, marketing and coaching they need to be successful. Here are a few of the things we’ve done to help our travel advisors navigate these challenging times:
- Created cancellation and refund policies grid for all top suppliers
- Producing additional customized marketing, social media and video content to adjust to changing situations
- Built custom tool into our proprietary CRM system to track all client FCCs
- Providing notices and education on small business and tax relief opportunities
- Offering personal coaching on marketing, operations and how to handle client concerns
- Hosting weekly live webinars with Cruise Planners owners and executives and travel supplier executives
- Advocating for travel advisor commission protection with major cruise lines
- Offered financial relief to our franchise owners in March and April
- No missed or delayed commission payments
- American Express Travel and Cruise Planners' 25+ year legacy of success ensure consumer confidence
Resources to Help You Make the Best Decision
We know times are tough right now, and we want you to feel confident in your decision to invest in a Cruise Planners franchise. We've compiled a list of resources to help you make the most informed decision possible.
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