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Our years of experience, professional relationships with worldwide travel suppliers, and dedication to personalized guest service assure your clients a carefree memorable vacation.
Tour prices include airfare from more than 100 U.S. airports, in addition to government fees, airport and departure taxes, and fuel surcharges. Holiday Vacations makes flying easy. We arrange flights, provide tickets, and monitor for schedule changes and delays.
Tour prices are guaranteed once we receive a deposit. Any subsequent price increases by our suppliers are absorbed by Holiday Vacations.
Packages include all airfare, transportation, deluxe hotels, services of a professional Tour Director, many meals, baggage handling at hotels, comprehensive sightseeing, and admission to all the must-see attractions.
A deposit of only $200 per person confirms your client’s tour reservation. The deposit is fully-refundable until final payment date. You may cancel your tour reservation at any time, and for any reason, up to the final payment date.
Holiday Vacations Tour Directors are the finest in the industry. As a destination specialist responsible for the efficient operation of your tour, their genuine warmth and contagious passion ensures a worry-free vacation. They’re on call 24 hours a day should your clients need their assistance. Holiday Vacations Tour Directors graduate from a comprehensive training program, becoming masters of tour procedure, certified in CPR, and so much more. Your clients can count on them to handle every detail!
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If you are ready to start selling amazing tours for your clients from Holiday Vacations, complete our online sales application. After we receive your submission we will reach out to you within one business day so we can start working together as soon as possible!
If you have not previously sold Holiday Vacations tours, we require you to complete the agency set-up and update form and include the proper documentation. Once this information is received and verified, we will set up your agency profile in our reservations system and you will be able to make bookings.
Proper documentation includes providing a valid ARC, IATA, or TRUE Code. Agencies must also complete and submit a signed W-9 tax form.
Start your travel advisor sales application online now.
Holiday Vacations is one of America’s foremost operators of group guided tours. We are members of the National Tour Association (NTA), the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). The USTOA represents some of the top names in travel and tourism and its members adhere to the highest standards in the industry.
You will enjoy a full 10% commission on all components of our tour packages, including air and travel insurance! Commission is not paid on any modifications to a tour package. Please note that any tours advertised by Holiday Vacations with a television or radio station offer 10% commission for a maximum of 4 total travel advisor clients. Your commissions will be paid approximately two weeks after your client’s departure.
For additional information on booking agency groups of 10 or more, please contact our Travel Advisor Sales Desk.
Xanterra Travel Agency Registration
If you are a travel professional that is new to working with us we ask that you complete an online registration form and include the proper documentation. Once this information is received and verified, we will establish an agency profile and you can proceed with agency bookings. Proper documentation includes providing a valid ARC, IATA, TRUE, or CLIA number. Agencies must also upload a signed W-9.
Start your travel advisor sales application online now!
To book your clients onto a Holiday Vacations tour, simply Email us or call Holiday Vacations at 800-826-2266 and ask for the Travel Advisor Sales Desk Monday-Friday 8am-5pm CT. Accepted payment forms include check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
Holiday Vacations prohibits the promotion or advertising of any tour for a price less than the published Holiday Vacations fare. Additionally, travel advisors may not pass along their commission rebates to clients.
Holiday Vacations will permit the transfer of an original booking placed by a guest directly with Holiday Vacations to a travel agency if it is prior to the
tours final payment date, the request is made within two weeks of the original booking date, and the guest contacts Holiday Vacations to approve the transfer of the booking to the agency.
Travel advisor commission is protected if your client that previously traveled with Holiday Vacations contacts Holiday Vacations to book directly within one year of travel.
In exchange for receiving commission, travel advisors are responsible for providing a high degree of service, including communicating all reservation details to the client in a timely manner. However, should a client contact us directly about a reservation, Holiday Vacations will advise the client to direct their communication to their travel advisor.
Travel Advisor Discount
Full-time advisors listed on their agency’s IATAN list and travel companion receive a 15% discount off the published tour price. These discounts are non-commissionable and no additional discounts or coupons apply. Please call our Travel Advisor Sales Desk to request the discounted price.
Tour days tend to be shorter in length, at a relaxed pace, and include lots of unscheduled time for leisure. Expect standing and walking for extended periods of time on flat surfaces, mostly low altitudes, and consistent temperatures.
Tour days usually move at a leisurely pace. Some days’ scheduled activities last longer than others. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on occasionally uneven terrain. You may experience changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a consistent pace, and may include long travel days. Expect standing and walking for long periods of time on uneven surfaces. Some destinations may have changes in altitude and/or temperature.
Tour days tend to be long, move at a brisk pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on uneven surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.
Tour days are long, move at a vigorous pace, and may include lengthy travel days. Expect long periods of walking and standing on rough surfaces. Scheduled activities may require physical effort or have distinct changes in altitude or temperature.