What does it take to become a travel agent and make good money?

My passion is travel! What do I need to do to become one? Is there good salary in this line of work?

Asked By: quixtree - 11/18/2007
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There are several ways to get into the travel business and a variety of jobs from doing airline reservations to booking cruises and tours to being a tour guide. So you need to decide first what track you want to be on, i.e. making reservations vs leading a tour group... More
Answered By: TINKERTOY ..... the 1 & only - 11/19/2007
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Most travel agencies are online now. You don't see much in the way or storefronts in town anymore. I think most independant travel agents with a license are online... More
Answered By: reversefunnelbiz - 11/18/2007
Traditional travel agents are a dieing industry. If you want to work in that field your best option is to become or corporate travel agent, arranging business trips for a specific company.
Answered By: always_sunny_in_the_south - 11/18/2007
be careful of "card mill" companies that sign you up for a fee and then teach you to build your downline. the travel industry is banning them because they aren't selling travel, they are building downlines and getting people to join so they can get discounted travel. Work for someone first - so you can learn the... More
Answered By: Connie in FL - 11/19/2007
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