Now it’s a dream state to be able to vacation where you want and make a decent income in the process. I wonder how often the thought crosses his mind, but people staring out of their cubicle. Glancing calendars have pictures of exotic locations from around the world would you consider how you can travel there let alone be able to afford to make the trip.
Being a home-based Travel Agent is one way to go on the all-inclusive holidays and cruises for pennies on the dollar. Weeks and months of planning, not only where you want to go, but how you were going to pull it off financially. Would not it be nice if you could organize a “trip of their lifetime” and be able to get a tour of the huge discount price? Travel agents do, because a whole new world opens up when you get certified.
Travel go on amazing trips and pay a minimal fee to enjoy the destinations that most only dream about. List of locations from Bali, Hawaii, Australia, Europe, anyplace you can think about is being traveled by agents. The reason is that the major carriers such as airlines, cruises and hotels give out what they call “Fam Tours”, which is short on promotional tours. If the agent is going to say and sell people on destinations and specific carriers they need to be comfortable with what they are selling.
When agents go on this Fam Trips they are treated exactly like full paying customer. For example, the cruise they stay in the same staterooms, eat at the same restaurants, etc … The only difference is that some time during the trip and they are “trained” carrier of other amenities that are available and other updates that are available on certain cruise lines. Most of the time, these updates are not even advertised. Knowing these updates is a great position to be in when planning your trip or sell to your customers. When you approach the main players in tourism you position yourself not only save a ton of money but are able to update the trip for you or your customers when they become available.