Starting Your Business: Travel Trade

What is Travel Trade?

With our Travel Trade course, we can help you fall in love with travel again by using your years of industry experience. Whether you’ve worked in marketing, product or aviation, this could be just what you need.

For our Travel Trade training course, you’ll:

  • Be a travel professional with a minimum of three years' UK travel experience
  • Be a people person with a highly service-focused mentality
  • Have no prior experience in selling or arranging end-to-end travel
  • Have a thorough understanding of the travel industry, but will need to hone your business skills

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What we provide to get you started

For £995 + VAT, your initial start-up investment includes:

  • Our Intermediate training programme
  • 10 days of hybrid learning delivered virtually
  • Training delivered by our experienced team
  • A personal mentor for your first six months of business
  • Learning and development tools, including our innovative e-learning platform, Discover
  • Compliance training and accreditation, including ATOL bonding and all licensing
  • Our unique Travel Trust cover, one of the best consumer protections in the industry
  • CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) membership
  • Credit to spend on personalised merchandise or stationery
  • A laptop, business phone line and our booking platform, Phenix
  • 995 + VAT
  • 6-month onboarding journey
  • 10-day virtual training
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Best-in-class training

With an average of 25 years' travel industry experience, our accredited trainers and coaches deliver best-in-class training. This sets you firmly on the path to a successful new career as a work-from-home travel agent, being able to pick the flexible working hours that suit you.

Initial training is delivered in small groups covering all aspects of running your own travel agency franchise.

Here’s 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.

Are you ready to become a Travel Counsellor?

Becoming a Travel Counsellor brings with it exciting opportunities. But we understand that you may have questions to make the best choice for yourself. That's why we're here to help. Speak to one of our experts today to learn more about travel agent jobs.

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