Company Details

  • Founded
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
  • # of Agencies
  • Members in US
  • Members in Canada
  • Network Sales
  • Consortia
  • Members of
  • Seller of Travel
    California, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Washington
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses

Program Details

  • Lead Program
  • Leads Belong to
  • Charge for Leads
  • Education Program
    Employee Training, In-person, On-demand


  • Franchise Start Up Fee
  • Minimum Sales Requirement
  • Required to use Franchise Brand
  • Accreditation Number Required
  • Location requirement

Technology & Tools

  • Marketing Programs
    Direct Mail, Website Program, Consumer Magazine, E-mail Marketing, Social Media Tools
  • Sample Website
  • Leisure Tools
    Air Booking Tool, Consumer Booking Tool, Cruise Booking Tool, Hotel Booking Tool
  • Corporate Tools
    Air Program, Online Booking Tool
  • CRM

About Cruise Planners – American Express

Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, is the nation’s largest home-based travel agent franchise network with more than 2,800 franchise owners who independently book vacation and travel experiences for their clients. Cruise Planners provides franchise owners with comprehensive training, award-winning marketing, and industry-leading technology, allowing them to be their own boss, work from anywhere, and travel the world. Cruise Planners and has been named the No.1 travel franchise by Entrepreneur every year since 2002. With a franchise fee of just $10,995 and virtually no overhead costs, it is one of the most affordable franchises to own.


  1. #1 ranked home-based travel franchise by Entrepreneur every year since 2002
  2. Comprehensive training and a personal business development coach to help you succeed
  3. Flexibility to work whenever and from wherever
  4. Instant credibility with American Express Travel affiliation
  5. Unparalleled marketing and technology to help you grow your business
  6. 100% ownership of your clients
  7. Highest commission levels