3 Day Free Trial – TRAVEL ADVISOR COURSE – Average Complete Time: 3 to 5 Days

$695.00 $495.00 for 1 day with a 3-day free trial


  • Average Complete Time: 3 to 5 Days.
  • Book your own personal travel.
  • Travel discount benefits.
  • Sell travel just to family/friends. 
  • Qualifies you to work with a host/support travel agency.
  • Textbook(s) are required.

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A Downloadable .PDF Welcome Letter With Login Credentials will be sent with your order within 1 hour of payment so you can get started with your training. Please download the Welcome Letter to your computer and open it up. Follow the instructions in the Welcome Letter. Paperback textbook(s) are required and are being shipped based on your shipping selection. This is an entry level course that covers all the basics and is designed for new to the business independent home-based travel advisors. Including detailed home-based advisor training modules, video training modules and a host travel agency module. Utilizes the HBTA textbook, VTM – Video Training Modules, Webinars and Industry Resources. The program is self-paced and requires you to read textbook(s), answer textbook(s) questions along with taking online quizzes via an LMS. • How To Start A Home Based Travel Agency • The Travel Industry, Opportunity of the 21st Century • A Brief History of Travel Retailing • Transition From Storefront to Home-Based Travel Agencies • Evolution of the True Independent Contractor • Developing a Business Concept • Developing a Business Plan • Starting Your Home-Based Travel Business • Setting Up Your Books • Your Home Office of the 21st Century • Your Home Computer • Selecting Your Host Agency • Establishing Your Agency Relationship With Suppliers • Travel Reservations and Reference Resources • Setting Up Your Supplier Files • Developing A Marketing Plan • Developing a Newsletter • Using Direct Mail • Travel Advertising • Travel Promotions • Cold Calls, Canvassing and Telemarketing • Travel Marketing Techniques for the 21st Century • The Internet and the Travel Industry • Organizing Your Marketing Files • Developing Your Professional Knowledge and Skills • Legal Issues and Protecting Your Business • Home-Based Travel Agency Travel Benefits • Tax Benefits for Home-based Travel Agencies • Getting Connected in the Travel Industry • Travel Professional Community • Where Do I Go From Here? ——————————————- • HBTA Video Series, Video – Business Concept, Video – Business Plan, Video – Marketing Plan, Video – Money Matters, Video – Business Structure, Video – Business Name, Video – Business Brand, Video – Business Logo, Video – Business Card, Video – Travel Laws, Video – 30 Second Speech, Video – Host Agencies, Video – Travel Niche, Video – Marketing Channels, Video – Agency Disclosure. __________________________________________________ • Email Training for Independent Travel Agency Setup • Host Agency Prep • Resources • Job Aids Note: Throughout your training TAC is available via email and local telephone number if you have any questions concerning your books, online training/testing. This course is administered and awarded by Travel Agent Campus. See disclaimer for further details.  


Certifications are valid for 1 year from the date of successfully completing the training.

Initially a provisional certification is awarded upon passing the training. Once the graduate can document at least 6 months of travel industry experience and has earned 10 continuing education units (CEUs), has consistently abided by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, has a good standing with the travel industry, and has provided an attestation of ethics/standing, the graduates certification will be transferred from provisional status to regular status. If the graduate does not provide the required documentation the certification will expire without notice. To receive re-certification after expiration a $100 fee will apply.

Certification must be renewed before the 1 year expiration date by:

Successfully passing the exam, paying a $25 re-certification fee, consistently abiding by travel industry ethics standards determined by ASTA, being in good standing with the travel industry, provide an attestation of ethics/standing, have earned a minimum of 10 continuing education units (CEUs) per year to maintain their certification. CEU requirement is an effective way to master new skills, attain product knowledge, remain current on industry trends, and continue to develop your role as a travel professional. Contact us via email to verify the acceptability for continuing education units (CEUs). CEUs from ASTA, CLIA and The Travel Institute are universally acceptable by Travel Agent Campus.

Disclaimer: The training programs are designed to allow individuals to meet the minimum requirements to work as an independent agent for host travel agencies/retail travel agencies. Training programs are transferable to our contracted host agencies/retail travel agencies and may not be transferable to other institutions/agencies. It is the prerogative of the receiving institution/agency to accept or deny transferability. Check with other institutions/agencies prior to registration/enrollment. The travel agent training programs offered by Travel Agent Campus have not been approved or accredited by any state educational agency or nationally/regionally recognized accrediting agency.

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