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Independent Affiliates for Leisure >> Read more about our IA Program.


The best testament about a company is what our clients have to say about us, and what our supplier partners have to say. We also believe in having fun, as in this video. But here's the rest:

► Founded in 1975, TravelStore is an award-winning, employee-owned company headquartered in Los Angeles, with branch locations throughout California, with expertise in vacation travelbusiness travel and incentive & group travel
► Being employee-owned, we respect one another and each of us is personally invested in the success of the company. 
► TravelStore is ranked among the top 30 largest travel companies in the U.S. (Travel Weekly): But we're not better because we're bigger, we've become bigger because we strive to be better. 
► We are a proud member of Signature Travel Network, and among its top producing agencies; we are an affiliate member of BCD Travel and an ASTA Premium member
► TravelStore is a highly regarded and respected brand and represented on numerous advisory boards, including T+L and Afar. 


► A proven growth record and exquisite relationships and reputation with suppliers worldwide.
► An excellent turn-key marketing program of print and email communications that can be personalized to the individual agent.

► A cutomized version of the Axus consumer travel app, Pocket Travel Consultant.
► Access to proprietary preferred hotel programs with valuable VIP amenities.
► An easy to use cruise sales tool offering side-by-side comparisons, e-mailable to clients.
► Cruise Track program that monitors and alerts you to cruise price changes.
► Automated Client Reach messaging to your clients to save you time and keep them engaged.
► Access to excellent airline contracts and fares.
Preferred status with select cruise lines, plus bonus amenities on thousands of voyages.
► Highest Commissions from suppliers.
► Participation in our online lead generation program.
► Ongoing professional development and mentorship, including Signature University.
► A turn-key CRM program.
► An extremely mutually supportive staff environment. Recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a "Best Place to Work in LA" company, recognized by the Los Angeles Times and by CBS News as one of the top travel agencies in L.A.


We are attracted to professionals who are passionate about our industry, and who are focused on providing excellent service, value and enrichment to travelers and/or groups, while supporting our preferred supplier relationships. If you are an experienced agent with a following seeking employment, or an independent contractor looking to affiliate with a top-drawer agency, we welcome your inquiry. We primarily use Sabre and Clientbase. 


If you are seeking a career as a leisure travel planner and have not previously worked as one, and you reside near one of our locations, we occasionally hire new agents-in-training or mentor new independent affiliates. To be considered, please send a resume with what work and travel experience you have, and your motivation for wanting a career selling travel. This is an article with some good information on becoming a travel advisor, as is this article.


If you are considering making a change, we suggest you contact key suppliers for their input on TravelStore. We would be pleased to supply referrals to senior management with corporate and/or leisure vendors, or to some of our independent affiliates for their insights about our company and culture.

For more information, to hear about our current travel careers, or to apply to join our team, please contact:

Corporate: Osvaldo Ramos, CEO
Leisure: Dan Ilves, SVP, Leisure Sales & Marketing