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How To Be An Independent Travel Agent

Sep 28, 2023 | Aspiring travel agents, Grow a travel business, Launch a travel business, Travel Business

It’s time to start the career of your dreams as a travel agent! Get ready for the fun of having your job revolve around fantastic locales and experiences! Get ready for the satisfaction of helping people have the trip of a lifetime! Get ready for the excitement of discounts on your own travel!

Get ready to… hand over part of your 💸 commission to a host agency? 😧

For a lot of budding travel professionals, that last one is NOT part of the dream they’re trying to live. They want the full freedom to set their own goals and ⏳ hours, to not have to be under anybody else’s ☂️ umbrella, and to bring home the entirety of the 💰 commissions they earn. And that means becoming an independent travel agent.

You may be wondering if you are cut out to be an independent travel agent, especially if this is the first time you’re dipping your toes into the travel business. You may be wondering how you can be trained as an independent travel agent. You may be wondering what you have to do to get started. 🧐

In my latest 📽️ video, “How To Be An Independent Travel Agent,” I answer all of these questions and more! I’ve gained a lot of insight from my 30 years of experience in the travel business, and it’s my pleasure to share it with you. Check it out!

Click here to watch on YouTube!   

Being an independent travel agent may just be the perfect job for you at this point in your life. Or you may be better off working for a host agency. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, because each travel agent is different and unique. ❄️

The great thing is, there’s room in the travel business for you, whatever your situation may be. I would love to help you figure out what’s right for you.


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The great thing is, there’s room in the travel business for you, whatever your situation may be. | Wanderlust CEO


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