ASTOR TRAVELS
HOME-BASED INDEPENDENT AGENT


BECOME A HOME-BASED AGENT

As a Home-Based Independent Travel Agent, you are an independent Travel Consultant, operating your own business under a host agency from your home. This may allow you certain tax advantages, exceptional travel agent rates, and you will be able to make generous commissions, based on your performance.

Astor Travels can help you in qualify yourself as a Home-Based Travel Agent!

We offer a Home-Based Agent Training designed to qualify individuals on what is necessary to operate as a travel agent working from home, or as an outside Sales Representative.

TRAINING COVERS

  • TRAVEL AGENCY OPERATIONS:
    A broadly based practical course is offered which includes the following topics: Travel Documentation, Charters, Train and Bus Fundamentals, Car Rental, Hotel and Resort Fundamentals, Package Tours and Travel Insurance. Emphasis is placed on making reservations, handling bookings, price calculations and the use of timetables, travel guides, brochures and industry handbooks (TIM, Hotel & Travel Index, etc.)

    TICO: TICO's Role in the Travel Industry, Travel and the Law, Before & After the client travels, Ontario Compensation fund, Registration Requirements, Financial and Record-Keeping Requirements, Complaints, Investigations and Offences, and invoicing the client Agents obligation.

  • AIRLINE TARIFF AND TICKETING:
    Training is given in the correct manner of filling out airline tickets, e-tickets, calculating fares and using airline industry handbooks. Topics covered: Billing and Settlement Plan, Normal Fares, Special Fares, Refunds and Exchanges, Credit Card Forms, MCO's, Issuing Tickets, Conjunction Tickets, Add-on Amounts, Intermediate Fares and Surcharges, International OAG, Worldwide Fares, Neutral Units of Conversion (NUC's) and Foreign Currency Adjustments.

  • SALES AND MARKETING:
    A broadly-based commercial training which includes the following topics: Introduction to Sales, Knowledge of Client, Product & Competition, Stage of Selling, Communication, Use of Sales Arguments, Selling Points, Behaviour Analysis, Marketing, and Social Media Marketing.




For more information send an email to astor@iitravel.com