Our Franchise Model

Starting your own business is a bold move, but it’s one that’s being made by more people than ever before, as self-employment continues to rise in Ireland. Travel Counsellors are the pioneer of travel homeworking, so you really couldn’t be in safer hands.

Why start a franchise?

  1. There’s a host of benefits to starting your own business with a franchise - higher success rates, ongoing support and lower initial investment, but with so many franchises and homeworking companies out there, how do you decide if we are right for you?

How does Travel Counsellors franchise model work?

It’s important to choose a franchise that has an impeccable track record. Travel Counsellors have set the trend in flexible travel homeworking for 25 years. Our proven business model works by building meaningful, trusted relationships, leading to referrals and a high level of repeat bookings. It works because it’s a partnership. Your expertise and drive, together with our investment, support, technology and community. It’s already working for more than 1,800 Travel Counsellors across the globe, and it can work for you too.

What does the Travel Counsellors proven business model give me?

Confidence - you're with a world-leading travel homeworking company.

Success rates of setting up your own business

Because our proven model combines the freedom to be a business owner with the support and ongoing investment of a trusted business, our success rate is high:

Why choose our franchise?

Rosemary Chawke, Gold Travel Counsellor

"With over 1,800 franchisees worldwide, double-digit growth for the last 15 years and countless awards, we’ve got a track record like no one else. Why go anywhere else?"

What can I sell?

Lorraine Lawless, Gold Travel Counsellor

"In a word, everything! It’s your call whether to specialise or sell the world. Choose from thousands of trusted suppliers, travel providers and third-party tour operators."

How does it work?

Mary Foyle, Gold Travel Counsellor

"Our proven model means the best of both worlds. The flexibility to run your own travel business, but with the 24/7 support of head office and our global team."

Be in control of your earnings

The average earnings of a Leisure Travel Counsellor who has been in the business for two years is €36,000, but our top earners make over €110,000 per year.

Earnings are uncapped and there are no sales targets. Quite simply, the more you put into your business, the more you’ll get out of it. Our flexible business model supports you equally, whether your ambition is massive or more modest. It really is up to you.

Our model is commission-based. That means you’ll earn money on a commission basis on the bookings that you make.

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Future- proofing your business

Whatever your background or ambition, we’ll give you all the training, tools and expert advice you need to build a successful and profitable business. From admin, to finance, marketing, PR and IT - we’ve got you covered.

Our continual investment into all aspects of the business - technology, people, support, training and product - ensures your business stays firmly ahead of the curve.

"Becoming a Travel Counsellor is the best decision I ever made. I earn more, and I feel a part of something big "

Sarah McCarthy - Gold Travel Counsellor

Travel Counsellor Ireland