Start your travel business with Travel Counsellors

More travel professionals start their businesses with us than with any other UK travel homeworking company. Here’s why:

Best-in-class training

  • Tailored, industry-leading training, whatever your background
  • A fast track to selling, whichever training course you follow

Support that goes the extra mile

  • The freedom of being self-employed with the reassurance of a whole community of support
  • Unrivalled inventory of suppliers and products to tailor-make travel

Realise your full potential

  • There’s no limit to your earning potential, and no sales targets to hit
  • You get 60% of the commission on the travel you sell

Personalised support that never stops

  • You get access to your own accredited business coach
  • Continuous support that includes free online training

Everything needed to put the customer first

  • Cutting-edge technology to create bespoke travel experiences
  • The freedom to do what's right for your customer

We invest in the tech you need

  • £7 million annual investment in our tech
  • Online and mobile-friendly customer portal via our ‘myTC’ app

Ready to find out more?

If you’re interested in finding out more about Travel Counsellors, submit the short form below and our New Franchise team will contact you over the next few days.

What our Travel Counsellors say about us

Expert-led training courses and continuous home-based e-learning programmes - that’s what makes our onboarding so special. Here's what our newest franchisees say about it:

Am I eligible to become a Travel Counsellor?

Regardless of your starting point, we offer the springboard to success. Start-up costs range from £295 to £10,000, depending on experience. For that, we provide an award-winning onboarding programme and the best ongoing support in the travel sector.

We have programmes suitable to candidates of all levels, whether you:

  • Currently sell travel
  • Want to get back into selling travel
  • Work in travel but not in sales
  • Have never worked in travel

“It could be the best thing I’ve ever done”

Emma Diamond joined us in September 2020, after being made redundant from her previous role in travel. She got off to a flying start, and hit our ‘Gold’ sales status within her first year… an impressive achievement at the best of times!

Hear from Emma

Our brilliant beginner Emma Diamond tells her story from being made redundant at the start of the pandemic to becoming one of our top-selling Travel Counsellors

Interested in becoming a Travel Counsellor?

It's a big decision, that's why we're on hand to help you.

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Frequently asked questions

What does it cost to become a Travel Counsellor?

You can embark on your journey as a Travel Counsellor with different joining fees tailored to your route of entry and travel background:

  1. Leisure, Corporate, and Business Development — Priced at just £295 +VAT.
  2. Return to Travel — Rediscover your passion for travel for only £995 +VAT.
  3. Travel Trade - Transfer your travel expertise to your own travel business for just £995 + VAT.
  4. Travel Academy - If you’ve never worked in travel before you’ll need additional training and support. Our Travel Academy is flexibly priced to reflect your individual needs, prior experience and transferable skills. Get in touch with our friendly team who can take you through the options.
  5. Agency Owners — we're eager to have a personal conversation with you. Reach out to us for a chat that could change everything.

Once you join, the monthly fee of just £40 +VAT covers everything you need to kickstart and run your own business. For that, you can utilise Travel Counsellors' trademark and brand privileges.

We're the supportive travel franchise that sets you up for success, competitively priced and highly regarded within and outside the travel industry.

Will you help me market my business?

With Travel Counsellors, the financial possibilities are boundless. While our average earners land an impressive annual income of £32,000 — exceeding the average earnings of high-street agents by £6,000 — many of our most esteemed Travel Counsellors surpass £100,000 a year!

We're more than just suppliers; we're partners in your success. Count on us to share invaluable tips on how to market yourself effectively. We're here to help you thrive!

If you're excited about upcoming marketing campaigns or have any marketing-related questions, our friendly marketing team is just a call away on 0161 464 5243.

Do I have to be home-based?

No, there’s no need to be confined to one space. While the majority of our Travel Counsellors enjoy the freedom of working from home, you have the flexibility to work from wherever suits you best

You can set up shop wherever you like and create your unique working environment, or work from somewhere different every day The world is your office!

We embrace a modern, on-the-go workstyle. As long as you have a secure internet connection, you can log on and work from anywhere your wanderlust takes you. The possibilities are endless!

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