Veterans Discount

We’re a #1 Ranked Veteran-Friendly franchise opportunity.

You joined the military because you felt the call to serve your country. But after the military, your service – and your career – can continue in new directions. Conquer a career as a home-based travel agency franchise owner, adding to the experience you earned in the military and helping you find new purpose in the community.

Veteran’s Enlistment Package

  • Choose your incentive: marketing credits, waived admin fees, earn back promotion.
  • Initial fee discount of 20%. $1960 VALUE!
  • Training fee waived for business partner. $495 VALUE!
  • Veteran-Owned Business marketing assets and web banners. $195 VALUE!
  • Veteran/Military Spouse Associates First associate fee is FREE. $495 VALUE! All other associates are 50% off (unlimited $249 per person value).
  • No territories – ability to move your business if you relocate or deploy.
  • LeisureCare Travel Insurance discounts for veterans.
  • Travel discounts for your Military customers.
  • Veteran Networking Groups

More Benefits for Veterans

  • Annual Free Travel Franchise Contest for Veterans – Operation Vetrepreneur (Since 2012, $12,700 per winner, 25 winners = $317,500 value).
  • FREE Travel Franchise Contest – Military Spouses ($12,700 per person value).
  • FREE $25,000 Dream Vacations giveaway to a Military Veteran.

Best Franchise Opportunity for Veterans – Awards & Recognition:

  • #1 Ranked: Entrepreneur Magazine: Top Franchise for Veterans – 2017
  • #1 Ranked: Military Times: Best for Vets – 2014-2015; 2016; 2017
  • #1 Ranked: Forbes: Top 10 Military Friendly Franchises
  • International Franchise Association: Gold Award for Franchising Gives Back Veteran Initiatives
  • USA Today: 50 Top Franchises for Military Veterans
  • Franchise Business Review: Top 100 Vet Friendly Franchise
  • GI Jobs: Hot Franchises for Veterans – since 2014
  • 1851: Top 100 Vet Friendly Franchise
  • Opportunity World: Top Franchises for Veterans
  • MSC Cruises: Seaside Salute Award – 2015
  • U.S. Veterans Magazine: Top Veteran-Friendly Franchise

You love your country and are proud of the opportunities it provides, so you decided to join the military to give back in the best way you knew how. But your career doesn’t have to end just because your military service has – it will just continue in a different direction.

Becoming a home-based travel agency franchise owner will help you discover new purpose in your community. We are ranked #1 by Forbes, Entrepreneur magazine, and Military Times as being the BEST veteran franchise opportunity. We’re also a proud 5-star member of VetFran, an initiative of the International Franchise Association dedicated to providing veterans and their spouses with access to opportunities in franchising.

#1 Cruise Franchise

With 25 years of industry expertise, CruiseOne / Dream Vacations have become the industry’s premier cruise franchise with over 1,100 franchise owners. With our parent company, World Travel Holdings, we are the largest-selling cruise agency in the world.

Did you know that the average time it takes someone to figure out and book a vacation is five hours? With the nonstop busy nature of the world today, people just don’t have the time to do it. They rely on the advice of a knowledgeable, experienced travel agent.

We provide 24/7 support with an unparalleled 1:10 ratio because with us, you’re not just another number – you’re part of the family. And our state-of-the-art web-based business tools allow you to get the work done from anywhere. That’s right – you get to set your own schedule, be your own boss, and figure out your own ideal work-life balance. And the best part? You get travel perks and discounts to make it easier for you to experience the world yourself.

DREAM VACATIONS IS CONSISTENTLY RECOGNIZED AS A #1 VETERAN-FRIENDLY FRANCHISE

  • Forbes #1 Ranked Top Military Friendly Franchises
  • Military Times Best for Vets Award

    #1 Since 2014

  • Since 2009

  • Jack and Janette Hankins are both U.S. Air Force Veterans and were looking for a low-cost, home-based franchise so they could be their own boss and have more travel experiences. They have a passion for travel and for helping create dream vacations for their clients. They both agree that a dream vacations travel agency franchise opportunity is a great fit for Veterans, especially disabled veterans.

    Jack & Janette Hankins, Franchise Owners
  • Ron Beverly Sr. is proudly retired from the U.S. Army after 32 years of service and is now proud to have a Veteran owned business serving you as a dedicated travel specialist with Dream Vacations, a home based travel franchise ranked #1 for Military Veterans 3 years in a row!

    Ron Beverly, Sr., Franchise Owner