#1 Home-Based Travel Agency Franchise

With nearly 30 years of travel franchise experience and the nation’s largest home-based travel agency franchise network, Cruise Planners, knows what it takes for you to be successful in your new home-based travel agency business.

Cruise Planners’ business-in-a-box model (combined with much heart, soul and personal attention) gives you everything you need to grow your own successful travel business.

What Sets Cruise Planners Apart

Ranked #1

We’ve been ranked the number one travel franchise to own by Entrepreneur every year since 2002. Our consistent sales growth and nearly 30-year legacy of success make us the most highly awarded travel franchise, period!

Comprehensive Training

No experience? No problem! We provide extensive training on how to become a travel agent at our week-long STAR University. Plus, you’ll get ongoing, one-on-one business development coaching to help you start a business from home and grow it successfully.

Work from Anywhere

Our mobile technology gives you the ability to work your business from anywhere with an internet connection, even while traveling. Plus, you make your own hours, so you can determine a schedule that works best for your lifestyle.

Sell the World

As a Cruise Planners® travel advisor you can sell more than just cruises - With Cruisitude® you can truly sell the world! Earn commission selling land tours, all-inclusive resorts, hotels, travel insurance, rental cars, and more.

Highest Commissions

Cruise Planners is a low-cost franchise that offers the highest commissions. We’ve got serious purchasing power and well-established clout with cruise lines, tour companies, hotels and all-inclusive resorts. That means better rates for your clients and the best commissions in the industry for you.

Award-Winning Marketing

We help get your name in front of potential customers with impactful direct mail pieces, a stunning magazine, social media and email programs, your own website and on-demand printing.

Best In Industry Technology

Our technology is the best in the industry. With our robust CRM and booking system, agent and client mobile apps, and email automation platform, you can sell more and truly work from anywhere.

No Competing Brands

Unlike other franchises, our home office does not sell travel. We are here to support you, not compete against you! Each one of our 120+ home office team members is dedicated to helping your business succeed.

Travel the World

Why wait until retirement to travel? As a travel advisor you will have access to discounts and special travel agent perks like inaugural cruises and familiarization trips, so you can start your own travel agency and travel the world now!

High Franchisee Satisfaction

Cruise Planners consistently ranks high on the Franchise Business Review, a peer-reviewed site, and received a 92% overall satisfaction rating, surpassing other franchise companies in the Travel and Hospitality sector and exceeding the overall satisfaction benchmark by 21 points.

Ready to learn more? Watch our video walkthrough to discover the ins and outs of becoming a Cruise Planners® Franchise Owner.


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