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Our years of experience, professional relationships with worldwide travel suppliers, and dedication to personalized guest service ensure your clients a carefree memorable vacation.
In business since 1973 and now part of the expansive Xanterra Travel Collection, Holiday Vacations is a leading nationwide provider of guided tours. Our comprehensive travel packages include all airfare, access to premier attractions, deluxe hotels, expert guides, excellent meals, and much more. We call this The Holiday Advantage.
With an emphasis on dedication to personalized guest service, you can book your clients on a Holiday Vacations tour with peace of mind that they will be taken care of every step of the way.
We are proudly the two-time recipient of Visit Anchorage’s Tour Operator of the Year award.
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’ll find a world of unforgettable experiences with Holiday Vacations. And, with Xanterra Travel Collection’s new Travel Advisor Guide, you can bring your clients bucket-list experiences while you earn commissions and build loyalty with your trusted customers.
Click the link below to view the guide—we’re confident your clients can benefit from all that Holiday Vacations has to offer.
Take advantage of some amazing group benefits when you book a pre-formed group of 10 or more on a Holiday Vacations tour. With the services of a dedicated Group Specialist and a variety of communications support, we make group travel planning a breeze!
Request your Group Quote now!
Travel Agency Registration
If you are ready to start selling amazing Holiday Vacations tours for your clients, complete our travel agency registration and you will also automatically be registered to sell for all Xanterra Travel Collection companies. 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!
Proper documentation includes providing a valid ARC, IATA, or TRUE Code. Agencies must also complete and submit a signed W-9 tax form.
Online Travel Show Library
Holiday Vacations maintains an extensive library of online travel shows available on demand for your clients to watch about all of our destinations. Just for watching, they’ll receive a $100 Travel Show Credit good to be used on any tour with Holiday Vacations. These on-demand shows are a great resource to share with any clients who are interested in traveling with Holiday Vacations.
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Travel Advisor Sales Info Brochure
To learn all about our booking procedures, rebating policy, client communication and more, download our travel advisor sales information flyer below.
View the Travel Advisor Sales Information Flyer
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.
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.
Holiday Vacations recognizes the value and importance of travel insurance for guests. Earn 10% commission when your clients opt into our Travel Protection Plan that provides coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay, and more. Click here to learn more about the travel protection plan available for Holiday Vacations guests.
To purchase insurance contact our travel advisor sales desk at 888-870-5584.
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 tend to be 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.