Support hours

9–5
9–5
9–5
9–5
9–5

Company Details

  • Founded
    2003
  • Host Type
    Hybrid (Host & Travel Agency)
  • Franchise
  • Currently Accepting
    Beginner Agents, Experienced Agents
  • Accepts Agents in
    USA, Canada (AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, SK, YT)
  • # of Contractors
    225
  • Annual Sales
  • Languages Spoken
    English
  • Business Attributes
  • GDS
    Sabre
  • Consortia
  • Accreditations
    CLIA, TICO, TIDS
  • Members of
    ACTA, BBB, TICO
  • Seller of Travel
    California, British Columbia, Ontario
  • E&O Insurance Included
  • Focuses
    Adventure, Cruise, Disney, Groups, Leisure, Luxury, Honeymoon/DWs, FITs

Program Details

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

Pricing & Commission

  • Military/Veteran discounts
  • Start Up Fee
    $0–$999
  • Location requirement
    Storefront, Home-based
  • Annual Fee
  • Commission Split Range
    60% to 80%
  • Frequency of Commission Payments
    Monthly
  • Method of Payment
    Direct Deposit

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
  • CRM

About Fareconnect.com

About usFareconnect.com Inc was established in 2003 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Fareconnect entered the market as an OTA business focussing heavily on Western Canada online sales. Over time as competition with larger OTA’s grew in this space, Fareconnect expanded into brick-and-mortar stores first in Alberta, then Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Fareconnect also expanded into adding Home -Based Agents who were associated with the brick-and-mortar locations.After a change of ownership in 2014, Fareconnect decided to restructure the company and move to a more centralized organization to support and recruit Independent contractors. In 2015, Fareconnect reduced its number of stores to two locations in Medicine Hat Alberta and Winnipeg Manitoba. These stores restructured to add training and support of all IC’s, as the company transitioned to a fully functionable Host Agency.To better support its IC’s in 2019, Fareconnect consolidated all its operation to one location in Winnipeg. During this time,