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Startup Costs

Let's Talk Travel Agency Fees

For what you get when you partner with us here at TPI, you’d think you’d pay through the nose. The level of support alone is worth its weight in gold. But we don’t believe in nickel and diming you. We believe you should keep more of your money. Technology, community, a fun, fresh vibe, exclusive supplier promotions, unparalleled marketing resources, and help 24/7 makes partnering with us the deal of the century.

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Show Me the Money

Depending on your level of commitment to us, we estimate the basic startup costs to own your own travel agency include:

  • Training: $295-$895
  • Host Initiation Fee: $0
  • Typical Business Startup Costs: $500
  • Commitment to Us as Your Host Agency (Annually): $240-$840

For a grand total of anywhere between $1234 to $2074. That’s not a ton of money to start your own business and be your own boss. But do you have what it takes to be a travel agent though?

Choose Your Commission

We don’t play favorites. We love our Rockstars no matter how committed they are. It’s your business

In It to Win It

You Keep

90%

$50/month

Noncommittal

You Keep

80%

$40/month

It's Just a Side-Hustle

You Keep

70%

$30/month

Why should you partner with us? You’ll make more money for one. See why flying solo doesn’t pay.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” Robert Frost

Rockstar Success Stories

I started my career like many others, with big dreams and a passion for travel. I opened my business in 2010 as an independent agent — working on my own trying to take on the world. After finding a mentor in the industry, I was introduced to the idea of host agencies. I worked with several host agencies over the years, but joining TPI in 2012 was the best move for my business.

Steven Gould
Goulds Travel

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Travel agency fees vary. We offer multiple commission split structures so you decide how much you pay in fees and how much of your commission you keep. For example, if you choose to take home less of your commission, your fees to TPI are lower.

  • A travel agency fee is what you pay to work with a host agency like TPI. We determine our fees based on our commission split structures. If you choose to take home less of your earned commissions, your fees are lower, and vice versa.

  • There are some fees associated with starting your own business. While you will pay for training and general business startup costs, the cost is generally low. Plus, you’re investing in your own business and your future as your own boss!