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The Travel Franchise leads from the front of UK travel franchising. For 20 years we’ve been giving people like you the tools to build your business and become your own boss from anywhere in the world.

How does it work?

  • Take our “excellent” one-week training course
  • Start selling trips and holidays from Day One
  • Enjoy excellent terms with 450+ travel suppliers
  • Find unlimited travel options for your customers
  • Get insider deals, packages & prices the public never see
  • Choose from endless ABTA and ATOL protected holidays

That’s just a handful of reasons we’ve been named UK Homeworking Agency of the Year six times and Best Travel Franchise in the UK by Elite Business Awards. It’s also why our founders were just recognised in the British Business Excellent Awards.

The Travel Franchise offers you a real chance to follow your passion and set yourself free from the 9-5.

There are twor flexible packages now starting from £2,995.

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We’ll also give you:

  • A personal website and custom-made software & IT
  • Around £3million in daily travel-buying power
  • 40 years of goodwill as part of the Hays Travel group
  • Ongoing mentorship from your Partnership Manager
  • Social media, marketing and head-office paperwork done for you
  • Any choice of hours to build your business the way you want

You can build a travel business around yourself and your family, enjoying incentives and familiarisation trips and then sending friends on those same escapes – all with the shoreline just in view just beyond your toes.

And there’s real money to be made

Our most successful franchisees aren’t rare cases: they’re turning over £100k in eight weeks, £1m in three months, £76k in one booking, £340k in a year - the Success Stories are just a click away. And you’ll love our industry-leading commission: up-to 85% of your sales are yours to keep.

Our mentors and founders are with you for the whole of your franchise journey. They’re regularly on-hand at our 5-Star trips and events, investing time and capital into the business they love - including a headline-making £1m from January to June this year.

You might even meet our brand ambassador, former Olympian Daley Thomson CBE!

With that kind of support, many of our agents earn way more than they expected. Some – like Becky, Ross, Maureen, Ben, Suzy and many more - even winning their franchise fee back with our unique Money-Back Challenge.

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Ready to follow your dream?

Despite the exclusive treatment, our doors are wide open to newcomers: almost none of our members have a background in this business, just a passion for travel.

All this gives our franchisees the right to be confident: the trips you sell to your clients are more than just dreams come true, they’re part of a real-life partnership that cares about all the journeys we’re on.
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The Lite Package
£2,995 + MONTHLY FEES £299
The Elite Package
£14,995 + MONTHLY FEES £99
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June 18, 2024| Franchise News
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All aboard with Eamonn Holmes: 85 franchisees set sail with The Travel Franchise on its celebrity-studded ‘Seminar at Sea’ cruise

May 22, 2024| Franchise News
The Travel Franchise is celebrated for its groundbreaking strategies that empower anyone to run a thriving home-based travel agency and this week, it literally helped 85 franchisees set sail towards success on a company cruise.

One of the biggest names in breakfast TV joins one of the biggest names in travel franchising, championing the value of booking through a personal travel consultant

May 15, 2024| Franchise News
TV broadcaster Eamonn Holmes OBE will be representing The Travel Franchise, one of the UK’s fastest growing companies with a stellar reputation for training and supporting anyone who wants to launch their own home-based travel business.

The Travel Franchise Reports Best Month in 20-Year History

January 29, 2024
“Holiday sales and bookings this month have been the best in our 20-year history. With some of our consultants reporting it's getting busier and busier, it’s no wonder we are seeing huge demand for travel franchises. Booking holidays through agents is a trend that’s here to stay.” Co-founder, Paul Harrison.

Cruise addict” turns addiction into multi million pound business

September 27, 2023
“Cruise addict” travel consultant, Gaynor Speakman, 58 has turned her addiction to cruising into a multimillion pound business. She is so passionate about cruising that she even got an anchor tattoo while onboard her latest cruise.

EWIF Spotlight | Ami Wood

September 27, 2023
As part of The Travel Franchise’s series to support the work of Encouraging Women into Franchising, the Uk’s fastest-growing travel franchise tells the story of successful women building businesses on their own terms.

EWIF Spotlight | Becky Westaway

September 20, 2023
As part of The Travel Franchise’s campaign to promote the opportunities that franchising can offer women, the UK’s fastest-growing franchise tells the story of one busy mum who effectively started her homeworking travel business for free.

EWIF - Spotlight | Gemma Outram

September 15, 2023
The Travel Franchise has launched a campaign to promote the opportunities that franchising can offer women, and to support the work of industry organisation Encouraging Women Into Franchising (EWIF).

Barking mad or up the right tree?

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Nathan and Candy have never worked in travel before.

But they do have a great track record of making a success of a new business and franchise in a sector in which they have no experience.

After Nathan, 46, retired from the police force, Candy, 53, wanted a quieter life and left her high-powered HR job in the city.

But rather than putting their feet up, they launched a canine creche, dog grooming and pet hotel ‘as a hobby’.

Now welcoming 300-400 dogs a week and also owning a doggy daycare franchise, they barely have time to ‘paws’ for breath',

Nonetheless, they still decided to invest in a travel franchise with us in December.

“We love our holidays and want a business we can run from the beach or the balcony,” says Candy who says they have travelled the world from Dubai and Iceland to the Caribbean.

From dude ranching and snorkeling with stingray, they simply love organising the next adventure.

“We wanted to work in an industry that was exciting. Running a canine business is unusual and we wanted to replicate that with our new business”.

The dog-loving couple have three Dalmatians of their own, but time management is clearly a strong point.

While Candy continues to work in the canine creche business, Nathan is heading up the travel business and it’s a partnership that is working rather well.

The couple completed their training on 16th December and started selling holidays the next day.

Just one month later they had sold £70k-worth of holidays with Nathan working full time and Candy contributing part time, working across both businesses.

By the end of January, the figure reached over £80k.

“When you consider that we have no travel experience whatsoever and can come up with those figures, it’s so exciting!” says Candy adding that they really liked The Travel Franchise’s business model.

“We felt it attracted a better quality of franchisees than other brands. And with no travel experience, we wanted to make sure we had the right support.”

Candy admits life has been supremely busy.

“My job is to get Nathan the enquiries and I handle all the sales and marketing. Nathan does all the searching and sourcing and builds exceptional itineraries.”

Candy and Nathan are both determined to achieve our Money-Back Challenge, where we refund new franchisees if they hit a certain sales target in their first 12 months.

“It’s a nice hook that really motivates us. We believe we will secure that and our personal goal is to sell much more - £500k in the first year.”

So is the franchise a blueprint for success?

“You have to have a ‘get on and do it’ attitude, but as the support is so good it really is quite easy, assuming you work hard.

“People buy into people, so if you can come across as genuine and knowledgeable, it builds trust.

“Of course it’s essential to provide inspiring service levels, attention to detail and provide extra things to go one step further.”

The couple’s first customers go on holiday in a few weeks and they have designed and created Welcome Home boxes which include coffee, teabags, milk and sugar which will be waiting for clients when they return home as a thank you and reminder to book their next holiday with them.

“We spent a fortune on holidays over the years, so we know what good service is,” says Candy.

“Now we want to offer it to others and enjoy sourcing and booking it for them.”

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