KICK-START YOUR CAREER AS A TRAVEL CONSULTANT!
Travel unites people, strengthens relationships, welcomes change and nurtures tolerance. It's a fun and exciting journey that can build boundless connections and individual self-esteem.
A career as a travel agent (aka travel consultant) is perfect for those who are passionate about providing this kind of experience.
WHO IS A TRAVEL AGENT?
A travel agent career can put you in the position to help people create life-long memories and plan their ultimate dream holidays.
Travel agent jobs are perfect for people who are passionate about one thing: travel! The most important skills you’ll need are finely-tuned customer service skills, a passion for the industry and a friendly, approachable manner.
WHAT DOES A TRAVEL AGENT DO?
Day-to-day responsibilities as a travel consultant require you to work closely with customers and suppliers across the world, including airlines, accommodation providers and foreign currency providers, as well as understanding a world of different products, prices and booking processes.
One of your main roles as an agent will be to give informed and appropriate advice to clients about where and when to travel based on their individual needs.
When a customer walks through the door, you're not just looking at one single sale. By providing excellent customer service, you could create a long-term, lucrative relationship as well as gaining new clients through positive recommendations!
HOW MUCH DO TRAVEL AGENTS EARN?
Working as a travel agent offers a fast-paced role where you can translate your outstanding customer service and sales skills into potential earnings. A travel agent salary is a combination of a retainer and sales-based commission. Once you've got the hang of things, your earning potential can reach new heights.
A travel agent salary often starts at $40,000 and can stretch to $80,000 per year. However, it’s important to note that earnings are uncapped based on commission.
WHERE CAN YOU GO AS A TRAVEL AGENT?
If you choose to pursue a travel agent career, there’s plenty of room for career progression! Once you pass novice status, you can work your way up to Assistant Team Leader, Team Leader, or even buy-in and become a business owner.
There's even further opportunity to climb the ladder and become an Area or State Leader. As you progress through your career and take on varying leadership roles, your salary will increase to match your position, skills and experience.
Contact us here or call 1300 369 649 to find out how we can help get your career off to a flying start!