TravelStore's Independent Affiliates (IA) Program

TravelStore is an employee-owned travel agency established in 1975. We are ranked #28 on Travel Weekly's Power List (2020) with a strong base of corporate and leisure business. Our family is comprised of our inside sales team, support staff and our Independent Affiliates (independent contractors).

If you are an established professional independent travel advisor looking to affiliate with a strong, well-established agency with an exceptional reputation, or to make a change with your host agency, we would be pleased to discuss if TravelStore can be a good fit for you. If you are new to the business, we would be happy to review your situation and discuss how we can help mentor your success.

“ I've been working in travel/tourism for 43 years, and these past nine [at TravelStore] have been
the HIGHLIGHT of my
varied career. I'm grateful to be affiliated with TravelStore due to the culture,
ethics, reputation, and core values of this company with heart.” 

As a TravelStore Independent Affiliate, you can take advantage of our preferred supplier relationships and enhanced commissions. You'll earn 100% of your sales commissions, including on airfare and service charges. You pay us a negotiated fee for the services we provide you, some of which are noted below. 

Reasons to Consider TravelStore:

➜ An accounting team that processes and tracks all payments and commissions
➜ Online commission tracking 
➜ Preferred commissions with cruise lines and tour operators
➜ Preferential airline contracts
➜ Preferred hotel relationships with most major brands
➜ The leverage provided by affiliating with a highly respected host, rated as one of the top agencies in the U.S.
➜ A hotel commission collection service
➜ A turn-key digital leisure marketing program customized to you
➜ Optionally available personalized print publications with your branding
➜ An employee-owned company with a unique culture, where staff value each person's contribution 
➜ Supplier bonuses that are paid directly to you when based on individual sales
➜ One of the best cruise programs, with overrides and exclusive benefits for your clients
➜ Extensive training opportunities
➜ Networking with some of the best travel advisors in the business
➜ Cruise Track to keep you proactively advised of cruise price changess
➜ Side-by-side cruise voyage comparisons you can send to your clients
➜ Recognition programs for top producers
➜ Commission program on business you refer to us and don't wish to handle
➜ Ability to dial-in to "live" in-office vendor presentations from home
➜ CRM and sales tools that make your work more efficient

TravelStore is a Premium Member of ASTA, an affiliate member of BCD and a top ranking member of Signature Travel Network.  If you are presently affiliated with another travel consortium and reluctant to change, we would be pleased to discuss how Signature's tools and benefits are top-of-class and can be of more benefit to you.

Want to learn more about becoming an independent travel advisor? Contact the General Manager of a TravelStore branch nearest you, or:

Dan Ilves, Sr Vice President, Leisure Sales
Osvaldo Ramos, CEO