Company Details

  • Founded
    1987
  • Host Type
    Hybrid (Host & Travel Agency)
  • Franchise
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA, Canada (AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)
  • # of Contractors
    6,100
  • Annual Sales
  • Languages Spoken
  • Business Attributes
  • GDS
    Sabre
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    CLIA, IATA, TICO
  • Members of
    ACTA, ASTA, CCRA, TICO
  • Seller of Travel
    California, Florida, Iowa, British Columbia, Quebec, Ontario, Washington
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs

Program Details

  • Ticketing Service for non-GDS Agents
  • Minimum Sales Requirement
  • Lead Program
  • Leads Belong to
    Host Agency
  • Charge for Leads
  • Education Program
    Employee Training, IC Education, In-person, On-demand
  • Allows Sub-agents

Pricing & Commission

  • Military/Veteran discounts
  • Start Up Fee
    $299–$499
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
  • Commission Split Range
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Every Two Weeks

Technology & Tools

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

About Expedia Cruises

For over 30 years, Expedia Cruises™ has been an industry leader in air, land and sea vacations through our 300+ full-service leisure travel franchise locations across North America. We have been recognized as a top seller with every major cruise line and have been the recipients of cruise line accolades year after year. In addition, we have been recognized for our leadership in the franchise industry with the consistent ranking as a “Top 50 Franchise” by Franchise Business Review and “Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500.”  We are a full-service leisure travel agency. We offer a vast array of ocean, river, expedition and luxury cruise lines and a full complement of all-inclusive resort vacations, luxury rail and coach getaways, and exclusive tours, excursions, and packaged holidays. We provide our customers with an enhanced booking experience from start to finish, while supplementing our Vacation Consultants with additional channels for lead generation. Not only do our Vacation Consul