The Holiday Franchise Company


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The Opportunity

Start Your Own

Online Travel Agency

As a holiday designer and business owner, your role will be really exciting and varied with no two days being the same. You and your customer will be fully protected as your online travel agency will be fully ABTA protected & ATOL bonded.

ATOL Protected
Access to over 400+ suppliers:
Being a Holiday Designer

There is a range of activities you, with the support and guidance of the head office team, will be involved in. These will evolve as you and your business grow:

  • Learn how to advertise your business to customers in the UK through effective digital marketing
  • Learn about the travel market in an interactive way from the best in the business
  • Be able to source the best holidays at trade only prices
  • Have a limitless earning opportunity while still providing excellent value for your clients.
  • Enjoy talking to clients about exciting proposals that you have prepared
  • Be a business owner in control of your own time and future.
  • Learn how to market to people with the latest techniques
  • Be part of the Holiday Franchise Company brand, team and culture
  • Deliver service that will make people come back to you
  • Follow ethical company policies and regulatory standards
  • Keep up to date with industry, product & destination knowledge
  • Go on free educational trips all over the world
  • Use proven and easy to use systems to sell inspirational holidays to friends, family and contacts

Some Key Points

We Will Deliver

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Our seven training sessions are one to one and tailored to your business.

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You'll be working with travel professionals, we have done the same journey you are about to embark on. 

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Your Own Website

Your own lead generation website will enable you to market your travel agency to the whole of the UK.

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Cloud based Customer Management System

Our system is designed and hosted by us so it continually evolves. You can work anywhere*, anytime, all you need is an internet connection.

What Types Of Holidays Would I Be Booking?

You have the ability to book any type of holiday your customer desires, these could range from standard packages to tailor-made holidays, cruises, safaris and tours. This means you’re not limited in your business. Or you may choose to specialise in a certain type of holiday or a certain destination. Your business can be whatever you want it to be and we provide all the necessary training.

What Skills Do I Need?

Below are the types of skills and behaviours, we are looking for in a successful franchisee.

  • An enjoyment of travel and a desire to help others to travel the world.
  • Confident, self-motivated and determined.
  • Ability to talk to anyone and build relationships with individuals and organisations.
  • Hunger for the sale.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Organised and able to manage own time.
  • Spot opportunities to be different from the competition.
  • Treat others as you would wish you or your family to be treated.
  • Commitment to forge a happy partnership with us.
What Else Do I Need?

Nothing more than a laptop, smartphone, broadband and phone line!

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Ready To Take The Next Step In Your Journey With Us?

Get in touch today!

We don’t have a recruitment team. We’re all travel experts and a passionate about bringing on driven, interesting partners with a passion for travel.

Whether you’re just getting started in your search for a perfect franchise for you, or you or you’ve been searching for years, give us a call 0121 200 5561, email opportunities@ or

What Would A Typical Day Look Like Working In Travel...
Kids shoes on Toys

9:00: Drop the kids off at school.

Video Call on Laptop

9:15: Make a cup of tea to set me up for the morning.

Dubai Buildings

9:30: Host a sharing session with the Jones family looking to book to Dubai. Took them through two hotels which I think will be perfect for them. They are now ready to book!

Social media icons on mobile phone

10:00: Update my social media pages to share a customer review of the Viva Zafiro hotel in Majorca and a lovely testimonial of my service.

Laptop Screen on a desk

10:30: Log on to the system, check and respond to my emails. Checked the message board for any key information I need to know.

Bottle of champagne

11:00: Ring Verdura Resort in Sicily to request the best room available and a bottle of champagne & card for the Adams who are going to get married. I want to ensure everything is perfect on their arrival.

Maldives Overwater Bungalow

11:30: Call Karen who has just returned from the Maldives, I want to ensure the holiday was everything she wanted, and I have seen an amazing deal for a safari which we have talked about previously.


12:00: Have lunch.

Tenerife Sea

13:00: Call Mr McFarlane who is due to travel to Tenerife. We discussed booking excursions nearer his departure date, I have found a range of options that would suit him and his family.

Woman writing down notes

13:30: Check through the invoices and tickets that have arrived today ensuring all are correct.

Multi Coloured Presents

14:15: Write a selection of cards for upcoming customers’ birthdays & wedding anniversaries.

Man and woman having a meeting

15:30: Time for the school run, whilst I’m there I have a meeting with the Head Master reference sourcing flights for a school trip

Vegetables chopped up

17:00: Make tea for the family.

Woman Drinking coffee and on her mobile phone

18:00: Check for customers feedback on the quotes I have sent.

Woman texting on her mobile

18:10: The Smiths have confirmed they wish to book, call them to take payment and then call the supplier to confirm the booking.

Toasting beers in the sunset

18:30: Relax.

*Whilst our systems allow you to work anywhere you must have a fixed trading address

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