The days of storefront travel agencies are over. Home-based travel agents have the luxury of working from anywhere and the freedom to do what travel agents do best – travel!
Working as a home-based travel agent gives you flexibility when it comes to how often you work and how much you make.
Explore Your Financial Options
By opening your own home-based travel business, you have the power to make it a full-time job or a seasonal form of income. As long as you have an internet connection, you can operate whenever and wherever you like. Your potential earnings as a travel agent may be surprising as the demand for agents are growing.
According to Forbes, the median salary of travel agents in the U.S. is around $50,000 while the top agents in the industry earn well into the six figures. Owning your own travel-based business provides unlimited financial opportunities. By setting financial goals with your new business, you will have a better chance of reaching your desired income.
The Benefits of Goal Setting
You have the power to set your own goals—whether you are interested in supplementary or primary income as a travel agent. Setting short- and long-term goals allows you to keep track of your earnings and increase your businesses growth. The more specific your goals are, the more likely you are to achieve them and further your home-based travel business.
If you are interested in learning more about the many benefits and possibilities of entering the exciting travel industry, explore our eBook, “10 Tips to Turn Your Passion for Travel into a Thriving Business.” You will have access to helpful information about the industry, including:
- Evolving industry trends
- Growing consumer demands
- Existing competition in the industry
- Potential earnings
- Necessary technical training