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 things you’ll need are finely-tuned customer sales skills, a curiosity and love for the industry and a friendly, approachable manner.
Day-to-day responsibilities as a travel consultant require you to work closely with customers and suppliers across the world, to sell and book airlines, accommodation and tours. The world is a big and ever changing place, so you'll also be constantly learning about new destinations and products.
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!
A career as a travel agent (travel consultant) is perfect for people who are passionate about providing outstanding customer experience.
Working as a travel agent offers a fast-paced role where you can translate your customer service and sales skills into rewarding potential earnings. Usually, a travel agent salary is a combination of a retainer and sales-based commission, so once you've got the hang of things, your earnings could reach great heights.
A travel agent salary often starts at around $37,000/year and can stretch to more than $100,000/year. Our graduates on average earn a 20% higher base salary and 42% higher commission than other entry level travel consultants.
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!