Become a Leisure Travel Counsellor

Are you passionate about crafting bespoke, tailor-made holiday experiences for your customers?

You’re in the right place.

Make your travel agent career work for you

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

For our Leisure training course, you’ll have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ travel sales experience
  • GDS Accreditation
  • Worked in a customer-facing role selling holidays
  • Worked as a Travel Agent or for a Tour Operator or as an ITC

Hear what our Travel Counsellors have to say:

Take control of your business

“I’ve got all the freedom of owning my own business with the support of the head office team when I need it. I’m in control now, and how and when I work is up to me

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Going above and beyond

We focus on building trust and loyalty with our customers by getting to know them personally. This forms strong relationships that last long after the booking, helping us to create satisfied customers for life.

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

For R5,000 + VAT, we'll provide the following:

  • 2-week online training induction with morning sessions. In the afternoon you will complete the practical application exercises.
  • 8 weeks’ professional travel agent training
  • Expert delivery from our specialist trainers
  • Ongoing support from your personal business development coach
  • Learning and development tools including our innovative e-learning platform, Coach
  • IATA & ASATA Membership
  • Our unique Financial Protection Plan; one of the best consumer protections in the industry
  • Personalised branded stationery & marketing collateral incl. digital business cards
  • Laptop fully loaded with Microsoft software & email signature
  • Personalised Leisure Website - You can write your own blogs, add your own offers, add your own videos as well as customer stories, plus we will give you analytics to monitor your performance.
  • 5,000 + VAT
  • 8-week online training course
  • 2-Week induction training from the comfort of your home
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Meet our training team

Our experienced team of accredited business coaches delivers best-in-class training, inspiring you to launch your own travel business. They’ll work with you individually and in small groups covering all aspects of running your own successful corporate Travel Counsellors franchise.

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

  • How to win new business and build your client base
  • How to service and maintain relationships with your corporates
  • How to perfect your sales technique & to maximise your income
  • How to use our in-house tools and technology

Got a question?

  1. It’s understandable if you do. Here’s the answers to some of the questions we're asked most frequently:

Can I sell to my friends & family as a Travel Counsellor?

Karen Morris, Operations Director

"Yes, and we encourage you to sell holidays to your friends and family, as well as asking them for referrals and recommendations to grow your travel business. You can book your own holidays too, with a 0% commission."

Do I need to have previous experience booking holidays?

Kirsten Hughes, CCO

"Yes, we ask for a minimum of 5 years' experience in a customer-facing role as a travel agent or tour operator selling holidays to be eligible to join us as a Leisure Travel Counsellor."

How much can I earn?

Mladen Lukic, General Manager

"Our model supports you no matter your ambition; average earnings by year three are R450,000 pa; top Travel Counsellors earn seven-figures in year one. Earnings are uncapped; everyone uses the same tech, support and systems to run their businesses."

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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