Company Details

  • Founded
    1992
  • Host Type
    Host-Franchise Hybrid
  • Franchise
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA
  • # of Contractors
    1,000
  • Annual Sales
    $75 million
  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish
  • Business Attributes
  • GDS
    Not Offered
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    ARC, CLIA, IATA
  • Members of
    ACTA, ASTA, ASTA-SBN, BBB, PATH
  • Seller of Travel
    California, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Washington
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Corporate, Disney, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Ethnic, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs

Program Details

  • Ticketing Service for non-GDS Agents
  • Minimum Sales Requirement
  • Required to use Franchise Brand
  • Lead Program
  • Leads Belong to
    Agent
  • Charge for Leads
  • Education Program
    In-person, On-demand
  • Allows Sub-agents

Pricing & Commission

  • Military/Veteran discounts
  • Start Up Fee
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
  • Commission Split Range
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Weekly

Technology & Tools

  • Marketing Programs
    Direct Mail, Website Program, E-mail Marketing, Social Media Tools
  • Leisure Tools
    Consumer Booking Tool, Cruise Booking Tool, Hotel Booking Tool
  • Corporate Tools
    24/7 Support Service, Online Booking Tool
  • CRM

About Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations is a unique franchise opportunity for entrepreneurs new to the travel industry and experienced agents looking to start their own work-from-home travel business. With the backing of World Travel Holdings, the largest seller of cruise vacations, you’ll have the ability to offer exclusive promotions and priority access to more than 100 of our preferred travel partners. With millions invested in marketing, technology and training our agents are among the most successful in the industry and have helped us become recognized as the best travel agency franchise.

Our reputation as the best travel agency franchise opportunity comes from our family of more than 1,500 home-based franchise owners who share our passion for customer excellence and travel. Our virtual and in-person training, national partnerships and extensive marketing programs allow us to give our franchisees the best customer experience. Join Dream Vacations and experience the Dream Vacations difference.


Preferred Suppliers

Cruise lines
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Azamara
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard
  • Disney Cruise Lines
  • Fathom
  • Holland America Cruise Lines
  • Hurtigruten
  • MSC Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean International
  • Seabourn Cruise Lines
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Singlescruise.com
  • Un-Cruise Adventures
  • Viking Cruises
  • Yachitico
Hotels
  • Accor
  • Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Choice Hotels
  • Fairmont
  • Hilton
  • Hyatt
  • Intercontinental
  • La Quinta
  • Starwood
  • Taj Hotels
Insurance
  • Aon
Rail
  • AmTrak
  • Grand Canyon Railway
  • Rail Europe
  • Rocky Mountaineer
Rental cars
  • Alamo
  • Auto Europe
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Carey International
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • National Car Rental
Resorts
  • AMResorts
  • Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts
  • Barcelo Hotel Group
  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts
  • Palace Resorts
  • Playa Hotels & Resorts
  • RIU Hotels & Resorts
  • Sandals
Tours
  • Abercrombie & Kent
  • Adventures by Disney
  • African Travel
  • Alexander + Roberts
  • AmTrak Vacations
  • Anderson vacations
  • Avanti Destinations
  • Big Five
  • Blue Sky Tours
  • Brand G
  • Canada a la carte
  • Central Holidays
  • CIE Tours International
  • Classic Vacations
  • Club Med
  • Cosmos
  • Cox & Kings
  • Cuba Explorations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Disney Destinations
  • Europe Express
  • Excursions Ltd
  • Funjet Vacations
  • G Adventures
  • Globus Family of Brands
  • GOGO Vacations
  • Golf Travel etc.
  • Homeric Tours
  • ID Travel Group
  • Insight Vacations
  • In the Know Experiences
  • Intrepid
  • Journese
  • Kensington Tours
  • Leisure Connect
  • Mayflower Tours
  • MLT Vacations
  • Monograms
  • Pleasant Holidays
  • Roadtrips
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Sceptre
  • Shore Excursions
  • SITA World Tours
  • Southwest Vacations
  • Tauck
  • TNT Vactaions
  • Travel2
  • Travel Bound
  • Vacation Express
  • Walt Disney Travel Company
  • Wendy Wu Tours
  • Yankee Leisure Group