Our Return to Travel Training

Experienced travel professional looking for a return to the travel industry?

Taken a break for 3 years or more?

You’re in the right place - welcome back to the best of travel!

Fall in love with travel all over again

As a Travel Counsellor, you’ll run your own home-based travel agency, fulfilling dreams; creating memories. Enjoy the freedom to provide your customers with the service you've always dreamed of, free from the commute, the targets and directional selling.

For our Return to Travel training course, you’ll have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ professional travel sales experience
  • Worked in a customer-facing role
  • Worked as a travel agent or for a travel wholesaler
  • Been out of the travel industry for 3 years or longer

Hear what our Travel Counsellors have to say:

Meet Donna Jones, Travel Counsellor

After 10 years out of the travel industry, Donna took the leap and joined Travel Counsellors and discovered the benefits that come with being your own boss. It’s safe to say, she hasn’t looked back...

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We're there for you

At Travel Counsellors, we provide our franchisees with the most comprehensive support available in the travel industry. Our 400-strong global head office team is dedicated to ensuring your business is a success, providing support in all areas of your business, from business development, sales and marketing to administration, IT and operationS. So while you're working from home, you're never truly alone.

Everything you’ll need to set up your own travel agency franchise

For $2,850 + GST, we’ll provide the following:

  • 15 weeks’ professional training
  • 5 days’ initial classroom-based learning, including accommodation
  • Expert delivery from our accredited trainers
  • Ongoing support from your personal business development coach
  • Learning and development tools including our innovative e-learning platform, Coach
  • ATAS Accreditation and CLIA Membership
  • Our Travel Counsellors Financial Protection; one of the best consumer protections in the industry
  • 5 days' additional training at week 12, including accommodation
  • Personalised, branded stationery, a webpage and marketing collateral
  • Brand new DELL laptop fully loaded with all the programs you need and a multi-purpose printer
  • 2,850 + GST
  • 15-week training course
  • 5-day initial Head Office training

Meet our training team

With an average of 25 years’ travel industry experience, our accredited trainers and coaches deliver best-in-class training, setting you firmly on the path to a successful new career as a work from home travel agent. Your initial training is in small groups covering all aspects of running your own successful travel agency franchise.

What you’ll learn, using our tried and tested techniques:

  • How to find and retain repeat customers
  • How to successfully market your business
  • How to use our in-house digital booking platform
  • How to maximise your income using our proven business model.

Interested in becoming a Travel Counsellor?

It’s a big decision to start your own travel business, that’s why we’re on hand to help you.

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Got a Question?

  1. It’s understandable if you do. Here’s the answers to some questions that come up the most:

Q: Do you provide leads?

Jim Eastwood, Global Sales Director

"We don’t provide leads, as our model builds repeat business from your trusted relationships - family, friends, colleagues, your network - not from poor-quality, cold leads"

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Q: Will I have my own website?

Was Haq, Digital & Innovation Director

"We’ll help you create your own profile page on the Travel Counsellors website, support you with social media to build your business, and give you analytics to monitor performance"

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Q: How much money will I make?

Kirsten Hughes, Chief Commercial Officer

"Our business model has the scope to support you, whether you’re targeting the six figure earnings of our top Travel Counsellors, or seeking to earn a great salary working for yourself"

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