What Does It Cost to Become a Work-at-Home Travel Agent with Cruise Planners?

Posted on: August 11, 2023 at 10:54 AM

If you’re excited about becoming a small business owner and love the idea of taking on the role of a work-at-home travel agent, we’re proud to say an investment in Cruise Planners is one of the best low-cost franchise opportunities available. Ours is an incredibly affordable investment that not only allows you the ability to make your own schedule but enjoy all the perks that come with our deep industry relationships.

Keep reading to find out more about the investment numbers, what they get you, and how we’ve redefined what it means to be part of the robust and rewarding travel industry.

Our Initial Investment and All It Gets Our Cruise Planners’ Expert Travel Advisors

Simply put, a Cruise Planners opportunity is one of the most affordable small business investments out there — and right now, it’s even more so! We’ve reduced our normal $10,995 initial franchise fee to $8,995 for a truly budget-friendly investment.

But don’t think just because we’re affordable that we’re cut-rate — far from it! Your Cruise Planners investment comes with comprehensive training and ongoing support that will keep you a leader in the travel industry and positioned for growth. We’ll provide you with a strong foundation and the tools and training you’ll need to achieve sustained success. To do that, we focus on what we like to call our Five Pillars of Success:

Technology: Our advanced technology allows both you and your clients the ease and information needed to plan and book travel effortlessly. From online portals to mobile apps to a CRM tool and more — you’ll leverage our technological expertise to make the most of our business model and our industry.

Marketing: We know how important it is to get the word out about your services, and we help you do just that! When you participate in our marketing program, you’ll have access to customized direct mail pieces, weekly email blasts, a luxury-focused e-newsletter, and much more!

Coaching: Our commitment to your success as a work-at-home travel agent is ongoing and includes access to coaches who will help you with goal setting and tracking, networking and marketing, troubleshooting and problem-solving, and more. You’ll also have access to our webinar series to keep you in the know and on top of best practices.

Training: In addition to our comprehensive six-day new franchisee training program that will bring you up to speed on everything you need to know about running your franchise, you can look forward to our annual convention, featuring travel advisor panels and executive presentations, and our immersive seminars on cruises at sea and regional boot camp trainings, designed to help you network with others and find ways to grow your business.

Culture: Our franchise state of mind can be summed up in one word — cruisitude! It’s the cornerstone of our opportunity and ensures that inclusivity and diversity are our top priorities. Cruisitude is what’s helped us rank as #3 in the top 200 overall franchises by Franchise Business Review, as well as earn recognition as a Top 50 franchise opportunity for veterans and women, among other esteemed industry recognitions!

How to Take Advantage of Our Low-Cost Franchise Opportunities

So, just how easy is it to become part of the Cruise Planners brand family? Pretty simple, and the process likely starts right here on our website.

Here is where you can fill out a brief form that tells us you’re interested in finding out more about our opportunity. Once we receive it, someone from our team will give you a call to fill you in on everything that makes Cruise Planners such a standout franchise opportunity. We’ll also answer any questions you might have and find out more about your background and goals. If we feel like there’s a good fit, we’ll move on to the next steps.

Those next steps include watching an informative video that will give you an in-depth look at what it means to start a travel agency with Cruise Planners. You’ll also have the chance to read our Franchise Disclosure Document or FDD. An FDD is a very important document that all franchise brands are required to have and make available to serious franchisee candidates. It goes over every aspect of an investment with us, including the numbers, your training and support, what’s expected of you as a franchisee, and more.

We’re committed to helping as many hardworking and industrious people as possible take advantage of our investment. Could you be one of them?

To find out more about Cruise Planners’ low-cost franchise investment opportunities and how you can become part of our team of travel agents, get in touch today!

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