The Home-Based Travel Business Opportunity that gives you the World at your Fingertips!
Earn great commissions selling travel from home to your friends, family & acquaintances ... no experience required! Full training is included in our programs!
This is the perfect opportunity for you if:
- You have a passion for travel
- You are interested in learning the travel industry
- You have access to a computer & Internet connection
A home-based job as a travel agent is an ideal opportunity as either a full-time career, or just to supplement your current income. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom looking for work you can do from home, currently employed and just looking to earn some extra money, or even looking into starting-up your own travel agency, we have the right solution for you!
Earn great commissions helping others plan their dream vacations!
It's no secret that travel agents are given access to travel industry discounts, special agent rates, & FAM (Familiarization) Trips! They also take part in agent incentives, booking bonuses, & more!
What are you waiting for? Join one of the most fun & rewarding industries today by becoming a home based travel agent with Fareconnect!
We have many offices across Canada and growing. If you are an experienced agent contact us. We may have space in an office or a home agent opportunity.
If you have a good book of business we may negotiate a free website for you. If you are interested in starting your own agency we have areas for sale. These areas are specific negotiated territories where your receive the Fareconnect.com bookings by phone and online. We have much of Canada still available.
This is the home-based opportunity you have been searching for - join an industry that gives back to its agents! Ready to register or still have some questions?
Contact us now:
Why choose Fareconnect.com?
A: We realize that we have numerous competitors in the industry. Where we differ is the connection and support to our agents. The combination of local area managers and a truly family oriented organization
allows new agents the comfort level required to feel confident as a Travel Counsellor. Let’s face it! It can be scary to book a Vacation for a client as it is a great responsibility.
Q: Will I receive the support promised?
A: Yes! Fareconnect can only succeed if its agents are successful.
Q: Will I have the option to book both online and with the suppliers directly?
A: Yes! Your clients can book on the internet and save, through your website. You receive a full online booking engine, but you also are given the opportunity to book in all available methods such as Sun Wing, supplier direct, etc. Fareconnect.com is the best business choice because it offers you the agent both options. Some clients will choose to book online while other want that face to face contact.
Q: How soon before I start seeing the benefits of being a home-based agent? Like Fam trips and discounts?
A: Access to FAM trips depends upon the rules of the Supplier who is offering the FAM. You can start applying discounts immediately on your own travel.
Q: Are you a photo ID card mill or Multi-Level Marketing Firm?
A: Absolutely not! We will help you apply for the coveted IATAN and/or CLIA photo ID card when qualified.
Q: Do you have quotas?
A: Absolutely not!
Agent Perks, Rewards & Incentives
Fareconnect.com believes in ensuring that agents receive the numerous perks offered by our suppliers. During our training session we will help set you up in the most popular ones and show you where to go if you desire to find more programs. Many suppliers offer you cash incentives on bookings (ex. $20 per passenger cash bonus) that is yours to keep. Many offer gift certificates for Sears, Petro, the Bay etc. for bookings made (ex. $10 gift card of your choice for each air seat booked). There are also suppliers who have agent rewards programs (ex. earn points with each booking you make that can be redeemed for items. Travel suppliers are very competitive with each other and almost every large supplier has an incentive running at all times. You get to reap the benefits and choose where to make your bookings to take advantage of these fun offers! As a part of the Fareconnect family, you are free to book your own personal travel arrangements at NET pricing - ("cost" pricing - without any sort of mark-up).
This amounts to HUGE travel savings!
Commission cheques are sent out agents on the 15th day of every month. You receive funds for all commission payments received by Fareconnect.com from the suppliers at the end of the previous month
Example: If a commission cheque from a supplier is received by Fareconnect.com on December 25th that includes a commission for a booking you made, it will be included on your next cheque, which would be January 15th.
The following is the commission table for Fareconnect.com home based agents:
• 50% - Starting
• 60% - Once initial training is complete. This will depend on your schedule as all training can be completed in less than two weeks.
• 70% - Earn a minimum of $10,000 in gross commission (before the split) for the previous year
• 80% - Earn a minimum of $20,000 in gross commission (before the split) for the previous year
Fareconnect has placed a lot of time and effort in designing a training program that allows you to be trained both to the level you desire and at a time that is available to you. Fareconnect realizes that many new agents have second careers or are very busy with their family. We set the level of training and the time of training that best suits your lifestyle. Training is done in your local Fareconnect office or over the phone or computer based. Our training program is designed so that even a complete beginner with no prior knowledge of the travel industry can be booking travel in no time.
Our Travel Managers will teach you about:
• Setting up an office
• Rules and regulations
• Marketing – Obtaining clients
• Products or suppliers
• Types of travel such as: all inclusive, cruises, groups, tours
• Booking engines
• Day to day running of your business
We will also provide you with a Training Manual that will further explain all topics and more! Our Travel Managers are well-informed, enthusiastic & patient. They will help you become an educated, successful travel agent so you can begin planning & selling travel quickly!
British Colombia - Join Fee: $1250.00
Agents are required to obtain a license to sell insurance and pay a annual fee to the Province. Please call for details
Alberta - Join Fee: $1250.00
Saskatchewan - Join Fee: $1250.00
Agents are required to obtain a license to sell insurance and pay an annual fee to the province. Please call for details.
Manitoba - Join Fee: $1250.00
Agents are required to obtain a license to sell insurance and pay an annual fee of $35 to the Province.
Ontario - Join Fee: $1250.00
Agents are required to obtain a TICO certification prior to selling Travel
NWT, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI & Newfoundland
Please call for details
Monthly Fees: $25.00
A monthly fee is charged for all agents to cover website maintenance, liability insurance and administrative fees.
Overview of Travel Agent Program
Fareconnect's travel counsollor’s program is a great starting point for any travel agent, whether just starting out, or very experienced with a client base. When you choose Fareconnect to act as your host agency, you gain access to our great commission rates with industries top suppliers!
Our program includes:
• Receive an industry-competitive commission split
• A personalized agent website
• Your own Fareconnect.com email alias
• A large selection of great booking engines including SIREV
• Access to a support person by both email & phone
• A detailed supplier list
• Access to all available pgent Perks
• Training either remotely or in one of our area offices
• Training manual