Support and Training
Be the Boss. Share the World.
Choosing to step into franchise ownership is a decision that will give you power over your life like never before.
With Vacation Planners, you are part of a living, breathing network of franchise owners and support team members, all working towards growth. Our team does the heavy lifting for you, so you can focus on curating the best, most unforgettable experiences for your clients — we focus on you, so you can focus on them. Whether you are an existing travel agency or new travel advisor, Vacation Planners is the perfect solution to owning a business that is backed by international brand power, marketing efforts, and key supplier relationships!
You have the desire to provide your clients with carefully crafted personalized itineraries, but marketing, branding efforts, and other details stand in your way. Imagine having the support of Vacation Planners at your side each day. Imagine doing what you are passionate about, building client relationships that run deep, and waking up to live your dream!
"We focus on you, so you can focus on them."
Vacation Planners can make it happen.
PROFIT MEETS PASSION
Vacation Planners is part of world-renowned Travel Partners International, a company with 4,800+ agency owners. Reap the profit-producing benefits of our decades-long supplier relationships and our negotiated contracts with the most popular contemporary and luxury travel brands. We keep it simple, so you can sell more and make more!
M O R E , M O R E , AN D M O R E R ESO U RC ES
Because we are a member of our incredible Consortia, Signature Travel Network, you have access to supplier marketing and promotional materials that may be hard to come by otherwise. You also get to doubledip in any exclusive deals because you get our Host Agency/Franchise benefits and our Consortia benefits. In the end, you get more, more, MORE when you are a part of Vacation Planners.
THE LATEST TECH
We provide our Vacation Planner advisors with the latest and greatest technology to keep your business running smoothly and easily. Through your Advisor Portal and CRM, you’ll be able to email clients, access marketing materials, submit all your bookings, and keep tabs on your accounting. Keeping you organized and productive makes you happier and more successful — and that’s awesome.
CO N N ECTE D CO M M U N IT Y
We believe the collective brainpower and experienced knowledge of our advisors is one of our most valuable assets. Our fun, family atmosphere in the office, at events, and online is unmatched anywhere else. When you become a Vacation Planners franchisee, you are adopted into a successful, driven, hard-working group of passionate small business owners who love what they do.
Vacation Planners is set apart thanks to an unrelenting attitude of passionate positivity. With our clients, our suppliers, and our advisors, we are set on creating a synergistic environment where everybody wins.
We want to be the easiest franchise agency to do business with so you can live out your dream and make others’ dreams happen.
It’s that simple.
ONE-TIME FRANCHISE FEE: $7,500
ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT: $31,500 to $55,500
WEEKLY ROYALTY: 10% of earned fare commission
MARKETING FUND CONTRIBUTION: $6,000 per year
We work to provide the back-end support and brand power, so that you can focus on your clients and growing your business. Here’s how we support you:
INITIAL TRAINING: A detailed, dual-phase training program sets you up with all the knowledge you need, with training at your location and ours.
OPERATIONAL SUPPORT: Vacation Planners ensures your travel agency is set up to be the best for you. Ongoing support includes business coaching, virtual and in-person events, and a dedicated support team. Plus, our team handles back office accounting reconciliation — we collect payment on your behalf and send you payment weekly!
MARKETING SUPPORT: Gain customizable collateral and marketing plans for your Vacation Planners agency! Vacation Planners will coordinate development and design of advertising materials and strategies for the benefit of all members of our franchise network. Drive traffic through our Google Business page, Facebook pages, directory listings, and more. Our goal is to keep your phone ringing and your email dinging!
MORE VACATION PLANNERS PERKS: Because we are part of Travel Planners International, we are able to leverage our 25+ year industry relationships with the most popular and unique partners to better serve you and your clients with exclusive pricing. This includes cruise lines, resorts, hotels, airlines, and other service providers. We also give you heads-up announcements, updates on industry trends, informative seminars at sea, and blocked cruise group space for below-direct pricing for your clients!
Our Promise to You: You are never alone as we build your business together!
To get started, please fill out the franchise form.