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The Travel Franchise

Start your own travel agency from home. The Travel Franchise trains you to become a travel consultant operating under the customer-facing brand, Not Just Travel. No experience required. Low investment, great rewards. Part or full time.

Ivrie Cohen The Travel Franchise

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At a Glance

Established: 2001

UK Presence: 500+ franchisees in the UK

Average start up cost: £2,995

Min personal contribution: £2,995

Development type: single unit franchise; home-based

Franchise Info

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The adventure starts here

Partnering with a leading UK franchise is a no-brainer – you can work for yourself, shoot for financial freedom, and build a brand you really believe in.

But what you if you could see the world at the same time, work from anywhere and bring travel dreams to life for yourself and your family?

The Travel Franchise can help you do just that. We will train you to become a home-working travel consultant operating under the customer-facing brand, Not Just Travel.

Since we launched our franchise operation, hundreds of people have gone on to start their own travel business under our umbrella.

99% of them had never worked in travel before. And over ¾ had never worked for themselves.

From estate agents, to biochemists, and marketing managers… we’ve seen a huge variety of people from different backgrounds who all decided we were right for their next chapter. 

As a real-world travel agent with a world of adventure at your fingertips, you’ll bring countless flights, stays, trips and escapes to your travel-hungry clients - including deals they’d never find themselves.

Our trophy cabinet is getting full…

We’ve been in business for 20 years and the recognition is mounting up on a monthly and weekly basis. Here’s a selection that makes us proud:

  • UK Homeworking Agency of the Year (6x Winners)
  • Elite Business Awards’ Best Travel Franchise in the UK (Winners)
  • Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards (Finalists)
  • 25th Annual Growing Business Awards (Finalists)
  • Cruise Awards Best Homeworking Agency 2022 (Winners)
  • Businessperson Of The Year, Central South Business Awards (Winners)
  • Independent Agency of the Year – Aspire Awards 2022 (Finalists)
  • Sustainability Champions - Aspire Awards 2022 (Finalists)
  • Number 17 on HSBC’s 2023 Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100)
  • Top Homeworking Agency for the second consecutive year (2022)

We’re also happy to be members of:

  • The International Franchise Association
  • The Quality Franchise Association

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We’re with you at every step

We've worked hard to ensure our week-long training course is packed with the guidance and the grounding you need to run your business at the highest level. We’ll help you become a true travel expert, complete with the booking systems, payment options, and PR and web support you need to sell incredible holidays.

You’ll also benefit from the goodwill that comes with parent company Hays Travel - that means millions of pounds in daily travel-purchase power, ABTA and ATOL-protected holidays to pick from, and great terms with 450+ key travel contacts.

Your Partnership Manager is never more than a call or message away, on-hand with tips and mentorship to keep you motivated and turbo-charge your sales.

If you need a little extra, you’ll be welcome on one of our 5-star training retreats with the top team. Maybe you’ll meet a BBC presenter on our Cruise Mastery programme, or take a familiarisation trip with on-the-house - not to mention networking with 950+ co-franchisees.

You’ll even have Daley Thompson CBE for a Brand Ambassador!

The bottom line

It’s an open secret that we have the best commission in the business - 85% of sales are yours to keep.

So, you can invest with confidence for as little as £2,995 and start benefiting right away.

You might even win your franchise fee back with our Money Back Challenge – just like our agents in the case studies below.

Working days and hours to fit your lifestyle, you’ll soon know what real freedom and flexibility feels like.

If you want to be the leader of a travel adventure that starts from Day 1 - and share the very experiences you sell with your friends, family and clients - The Travel Franchise is for you.

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Ivrie Cohen The Travel Franchise

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Contact Ivrie Cohen

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Success Stories

Success Story
How a travel franchise advert changed my life

Nong stumbled upon her dream job when she spotted an advert for The Travel Franchise by chance. “It changed my life. I have always wanted my own business, but for some reason I didn’t realise you could get a franchise in travel and I thought: surely this is too good to be true?” Based in Swindon, Nong had worked in business development for over 10 years but longed to be her own boss and work in an industry that she was truly passionate about.

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Success Story

Launching my own homeworking travel franchise means I work half the time for the same amount of money and far less stress, says former corporate travel agent and mum, Nikki Peachey who sold so many holidays she got her franchise for free.

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Success Story
Family Values

Starting a business can be hard. But going into business with a family member can be even trickier. But for Lesley Robertson and her sister Nicole, who joined The Travel Franchise in February 2019, the partnership has such incredible benefits that they have no regrets.

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Success Story
How one Mum's hobby grew into a dream full-time travel job with big perks

Mum of two, Amy Howerd, didn’t feel fulfilled working part-time for a software company. She longed for an interesting side hustle that she could run alongside her admin job. Although she had never worked in the travel industry before, she loved organising holidays and wondered whether becoming a travel consultant would be rewarding and profitable. After researching her options she decided to join The Travel Franchise in November 2019.

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Success Story
£3m in sales whilst juggling work and family!

Seven years ago Palvi felt frazzled, trying to juggle family life with inflexible hours, a limited income and a long commute to work in marketing. Just five years later she loves her new career as a homeworking travel consultant and is celebrating reaching a milestone – £3 million in holiday sales – despite no previous experience in travel.

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Success Story
Running a business around family commitments

Rehsma Aggarwal is a mum of three boys who is running her business around the family commitments. Rehsma joined The Travel Franchise during the pandemic but ending up selling £1.2 million in holidays in under 18 months!

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Franchisor Interview
Interview with the co-founders of The Travel Franchise

The Travel Franchise (TTF) is the UK’s fastest growing travel franchise. It enables anyone – regardless of previous experience – to follow their dreams and become a home-based travel consultant operating under its customer-facing Not Just Travel (NJT) brand. In this interview we talk to the founders, Paul Harrison and Steve Witt.  Paul and Steve talk about why they set up the business, how the business has grown over the years, challenges they have faced, what makes it a great investment and what they look for in a franchise partner.

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The Travel Franchise's Inaugural Platinum Conference celebrates doubling turnover in 2022 and big agent bookings

  The Travel Franchise kicked 2023 last weekend (6-8 Jan) with four major events at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, featuring its first-ever Platinum Conference for its top achieving members who have sold more than £1 million-worth of holidays.

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The Travel Franchise can train you to become a homeworking travel consultant in less than a week, even if you’ve never worked in travel. But in order for you to really be successful, it offers a free mentorship retreat in the sun where you can experience a destination and discover business skills in a classroom setting, too. While it seems a bit extravagant, its co-founders say it’s a winning formula that has been known to help some of its franchisees create a travel agency worth over a million pounds.

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The Travel Franchise see Christmas Day bookings up five-fold ahead of peaks

Christmas Day shopping habits revealed with five times more people booking holidays on Christmas Day than previous year. Travel franchise company The Travel Franchise, which has hundreds of independent homeworking travel consultants working for it across the UK, has also seen booking values soar to £5348 - up a staggering £3169 on last Christmas Day (£2179), as people spend more on their holidays, despite holiday prices remaining relatively static. 

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The Travel Franchise experiences biggest ever Black Friday with 50% increase in sales

The Travel Franchise, the UK's fastest growing travel franchise has released its latest sales figures revealing a 53% increase on Black Friday sales, compared to Black Friday 2019, making it its biggest ever. November was also its busiest November on record.

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The Travel Franchise scoops Homeworking Agency of the Year for 2nd consecutive year

The Travel Franchise was awarded Top Homeworking Agency for the second year in a row at the Classic awards last night, in recognition of its powerful network of homeworking travel franchisees/consultants and record sales. Classic Collection also awarded Not Just Travel franchisee Raine Martin the title Top Homeworker.

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The Travel Franchise voted one of the best in British franchising

THE TRAVEL FRANCHISE has shot to number 17 on HSBC’s 2023 Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100) list despite never being listed in the prestigious league table before. “We are particularly thrilled because we are the only franchise in the travel industry to be included in the top 20! This is a massive achievement,” says Jenny Farenden, Head of Marketing at The Travel Franchise.

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