Our Leisure Training

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:

  • 5 days’ initial classroom-based learning in Cape Town, including accommodation
  • 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 & currently a Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor
  • Our unique Financial Protection Plan; one of the best consumer protections in the industry
  • Personalised branded stationery & marketing collateral incl. business cards
  • Laptop fully loaded with Microsoft software & a Printer | Scanner | Fax
  • Personalised Leisure Website - You can write your own blogs and add customer stories, plus we will give you analytics to monitor your performance
  • 5,000 + VAT
  • 8-week online training course
  • 5-day initial Head Office training in Cape Town

Meet our training team

With an average of 25 years’ travel industry experience globally, our specialist 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.

Got a question?

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

Can I sell holidays to my friends and family?

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, UK Managing Director

"Yes, we ask for a minimum of 3 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 as a leisure travel agent?

Jim Eastwood, Global Sales Director

"The average earnings of a Leisure Travel Counsellor who has been in the business for two years is £35,000, but our top earners make over £100,000 per year."

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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