Our newest Member The Holidays Franchise Company

Do you have a genuine passion for travel and love designing holidays?

Have you always wanted to work in the travel industry but worry you don’t have the professional experience of this exciting industry.

As well as being enjoyable, the travel industry is highly lucrative. Annually, there are over 70 million visits overseas by UK customers, with an estimated spend in excess of £43 billion. Even during tough economic times, the industry continues to flourish.

This week, our blog focuses on The Holidays Franchise Company, a new AFA member that provides franchisees with the opportunity to run their own branded, online travel agency from home, with the support and backing of an established brand.

They will work with you to tailor your agency to the types of holidays and destination you will enjoy selling.

As a ‘holiday designer’ and business owner, there is a wide range of activities that you, with the support and guidance of their Head Office team, will be involved in, which will evolve as your business grows.

The Holidays Franchise Company owned by Holidaysplease, a well-established, multi- award winning online travel agency that primarily focuses on luxury holiday destinations and is serviced by eighty homeworkers, who represent the crème de la crème of the travel industry.

Since it’s inception in 2002 on a £6k investment Holidaysplease has experienced phenomenal growth and now turns over in-excess of £25million, so they know exactly what it takes to run a successful travel agency

What Makes Them Different?

Build Your Own Brand

You are a stand-alone business.

They support you to create your own brand, making you a fully bonded independent travel agent. This means you are building a business you could go on to sell.

Flexible One On One Training

All training is bespoke to you and your business, ensuring you’re getting the most from your time and money. The five days can be spread out to suit your schedule, with flexibility on start and finish times.

Cloud Based Training

Their in-house system can be accessed on any device meaning you can work anytime, anywhere.

You don’t need a dedicated laptop with you, all you need is an internet connection.


Their in-house system will grow with you and your business. Users can be added without any further cost if you choose to build a team.

Access to 500+ Suppliers

As part of the Hays Independence Group you have access to 500+ suppliers enabling you to book any type of holiday your customers desires.

They have their our own in-house tour operator, that only serve their companies. This means you have a dedicated Head Office sales team to help you close sales with preferred commission levels well above the industry average.

They Only Take 2% Revenue

They don’t offer commission splits like other companies, we only take 2% of the revenue which means you earn more on every booking.

No Renewal Fee

They are looking for longstanding partnerships so don’t charge franchisees renewal fees, meaning more profit for your business.

Travel Professionals

The team’s careers have been built in the travel industry which means you have expert guidance from people who understand the role of a travel agent.

They are the first travel franchise to be accredited by the Approved Franchise Association & the first travel franchise to be accredited by both the Approved Franchise Association & The British Franchise Association. This endorses their model and ethical approach to recruiting and supporting our franchises.

Levels of Investment

They have put together a range of flexible and highly appealing franchise packages, tailored to provide multiple levels of support according to the individual’s own levels of confidence and expertise.

Their entry package starts at £13,745 + VAT up to the top package which is £15,795 + VAT

Do you think you fit the bill?

The Holidays Franchise Company is currently looking for highly driven people, who are well-travelled, self-motivated and looking for a genuine, long-term partnership with their chosen franchisor. Professional travel experience is not required, as full training will be provided.

If you have a passion for helping people to create lifelong memories, whilst travelling the world yourself, they would love to hear from you!

Call The Holidays Franchise Company today on 0121 200 5561 or visit their website www.theholidayfranchisecompany.com , where you can find out more information about this exciting franchise opportunity and download their prospectus.

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