There are many different aspects of a traditional office job that can be unappealing – from the commute, to being locked into a 9-to-5 schedule. You don’t have the flexibility to set hours that work best for you, and you’re stuck in an office all day that might be far from home. As a home-based travel agent, you could have the flexibility to work from anywhere, at any time.
Work Wherever You Want
It’s difficult to achieve a work/life balance at a traditional office job, especially when you factor in overtime and your commute. For your career as a home-based travel agent, all you need is a computer, phone and reliable internet connection. There is no reason you need to be wasting your time traveling to an office or being stuck in that office all day long. You would have the freedom and flexibility to work from anywhere – your home, a coffee shop, a park or beach.
Create Your Own Schedule
Setting your own hours and creating your own schedule have countless benefits, such as increased productivity and job satisfaction. You can set your own hours based on when you think you’ll get the most accomplished or simply when you happen to have free time.
This is also another perfect way to achieve the work/life balance you’ve always wanted, since you can set your hours around your day-to-day schedule. You can go to an appointment or run errands. You can enjoy your weekends instead of committing them to all the things you didn’t have time to do during the week. You will also be able to better keep up with friends and never miss another family event. If you have younger kids, you can save thousands of dollars a year on daycare by working from home.
A travel agency franchise could be the perfect option if you want more flexibility and free time, and better work hours. For more benefits of becoming a travel agent working from home, watch our videos.