Cruise Planners

2018 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$2,000 - $23,000
Total Investment:$495 - $10,995
Franchise Fee:$495 - $10,995

Franchisor Details

Subsector:Travel Agencies
Total Units:2105
Year Founded:1994
Franchising Since:1996
Franchise Gator Top 100 (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018); Franchise Gator Fastest Growing (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Why Cruise Planners Is The Right Fit for You

Cruise Planners is the nation’s # 1 home-based travel franchise year after year by Entrepreneur magazine for so many reasons. Being a low-cost franchisee allows you to start being your own boss, traveling the world and selling travel for under $10K.

Invest In Your Passion For Travel!

For more than 25 years, Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, has been giving people with a passion for travel and desire to be their own boss a low-cost franchise opportunity that can yield high returns. You can run your own travel agency business from anywhere because of Cruise Planners cutting-edge technology. Best of all, owning a Cruise Planners franchise requires no travel agent experience. Our home-based business model has home-based franchise owners in all 50 states and we train them so they are true travel professionals selling all types of vacations – not just cruises.

With Cruise Planners you can be your own boss, travel the world and sell travel today.

Who Doesn’t Know The Blue Box?

Cruise Planners is the #1 cruise sales franchise for the American Express Travel brand, which gives you access to exclusive promotions, tools and travel programs for your clients such as the Pay with Points Program—while you earn full commission on every sale. The American Express Travel affiliation gives you instant credibility and DOUBLE the amount of group inventory and promotions.

Fast And Furious MarTech Benefits You

Cruise Planners has a comprehensive “martech” suite – a true blend of marketing and technology to help you grow your business. Our marketing and advertising programs have free, turnkey programs with NO “hefty” monthly fees. Plus, we built the first highly targeted marketing program for travel advisors using socio-economic identifiers. This means the right marketing goes to the right customer at the right time! Partner our stellar marketing with the fastest web-based CRM and operating system that is PC, MAC and MOBILE friendly.

Your Success Is Our #1 Priority.

Corporate office does not own competing travel companies and does not sell travel. Our focus is on building YOUR business.

Learn A Thing Or Two.

Daily live training webinars, face-to-face learning opportunities, and Cruisitude Academy 24/7

Our Coaches Rock, And They’re Smart Too!

We care, and so do our business development coaches. They are more experienced and educated in travel than other franchise companies, and are dedicated to helping you build your business.

Meet Our Owners.

They attend all training classes. They are hands-on and are 100% dedicated to YOUR success. Plus, they are both Godmothers of a river cruise ship, which is a nod from the industry.

Buying Power For Cruise And Land…

Heck, we are the #2 Sandals Resorts seller in the world! We are Top Producers with all major travel partners, including cruise, land, travel insurance, excursions, and more.

We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Trophy Case.

We’re not tooting our own horn. Entrepreneur ranked Cruise Planners #1 in travel category for 15 consecutive years, noting our financial strength, lack of litigation, lack of terminations and more. Cruise Planners has won awards for sales, technology, marketing and training. We are truly the most highly awarded travel company in the travel industry. Period! And we’re proud of it!

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Please Note:

Cruise Planners is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Wyoming, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Dakota, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska.

Interested parties should have at least $10,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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