What Do You Need to Be a Travel Agent?

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One exciting benefit of becoming a travel advisor with Dream Vacations is that you can join without any formal post-secondary degrees or previous experience in the travel industry. Becoming a remote travel advisor allows individuals who might also work full-time or be a stay-at-home parent to travel and work remotely while helping people plan their dream vacations. But what do you need to be a travel agent? Working with Dream Vacations, it’s probably less than you think!   

Why Become a Travel Agent?

We know that no two people are the same when it comes to working arrangements and schedules. When you work from home to sell cruises and other vacation packages, you have the flexibility and opportunity to earn income when and where it’s best for you! Plus, travel agents who are already travel enthusiasts now have the chance to share their passion with others. There’s nothing quite so rewarding as earning income doing something you love!

Another reason to become a travel agent is the opportunity to connect with others! While joining the Dream Vacations family allows you the freedom to work independently, you’ll never be alone! We offer much-needed support at every step of the way. With us, you gain access to a network of experienced agents, travel agent webinars, and countless other tools to help you achieve success as an advisor.

What You Need to Get Started

The biggest question people often ask is “How much does it cost to become a travel agent?” Luckily, our training programs and franchisee mentorship means you’ll not have to worry about schooling costs!

Working as a Dream Vacations Advisor, you’ll be surprised how low the upfront cost is! Whether you are taking this on full-time or just looking for supplemental income, all Dream Vacations Advisors work directly with Dream Vacations Franchise Owners for a monthly fee of only $39.

This small monthly fee provides you the support to focus solely on what you do best – plan amazing trips – and includes:

  • Community support from fellow advisors, who are also passionate travelers and ready to share their tips and tricks
  • 24/7 access to on-demand eLearning modules on a wide range of travel agent skills
  • Automated lead generation marketing programs (email, social media, videos and more)
  • Personalized consumer-facing booking website
  • Access to discounted travel opportunities

Since all you need is a smart device and internet connection, that monthly fee of $39 is your only overhead cost as a travel advisor.

Next Steps

Of course, a love of travel is the first requirement, but what next when it comes to answering the question “What do you need to be a travel agent?” We can help you get started! Sign up for our next travel webinar to learn more about becoming an agent with the Dream Vacations family.