Established since 2012, Travel-pa is the retail and wholesale homeworking division of Sunset Travel Ltd. Sunset is one of the oldest independent family run travel businesses and was established in 1980 (ABTA 57032, ATOL 2886) and has been one of the pioneers in luxury travel for over 35 year.
With over 70 home based travel franchises, it is the fastest growing subsidiary within the group. The homeworking commission based role allows you the means to establish your ‘OWN TRAVEL BUSINESS’ within a few days.
Travel-pa allows you to run your business from home, have all licenses required to trade legally, be professionally indemnified and have an instant online presence as well as being completely independent to allow you to offer great flexibility and choice to your customers.
We take great pride in our ongoing technological advancements from our bespoke developments to allow you access to a wide range of suppliers to suit your client needs and budget.
We have an Intranet to allow access to our systems, support tools and messenger system to speak to your fellow franchisees. Our unique wholesale system ‘Travellusions’ used by our sister tour operator ‘Sunset Faraway Holidays’ and ‘LuxuryHolidaysDirect.com’ gives you access to net rate flights on almost all carriers as well as access to a wholesale Bed stock inventory (hotels) . We also use Traveltek the Industry renowned travel system that gives you access to thousands of hotels, cruise and ancillary suppliers via the multi xml tool. Travel-pa will have the solution for your clients travel needs.
We have two joining options
Travel Agent/Homeworker Conversion course
(you must have either been a Travel agent or home based travel consultant previously)
For the experienced Travel Consultant
£299 + VAT
Training course with trainer for the professional with no travel experience
£5000 + VAT
(payable via an instalment payment plan)
If you are considering your own travel business but to reach your true potential would like to belong to a community of friendly like-minded people read on…. Should you already run your own travel business or currently work in travel, we offer a Travel-pa two-day conversion course which on completion ensures you are ready to go!
If you have had a travel career in the past and want to reactivate your travel business but need to enhance your knowledge or skill set, we are here to support you. After a two day residential course we offer an add-on self-study course to ensure you are ready to sell all aspects of travel in this ever evolving industry. This program will also suit the travel professional who has only sold one area of travel such as ski or cruise.
This course has been designed for you! For the person who wants to run their own business and is passionate about travel, but with no previous experience, we have developed the Academy. Your journey starts with a preliminary module, an introduction to travel that you complete at home. You are then ready for your 5-day Residential Course. Throughout the week we will take you through the foundations of your business to include writing business plans, marketing plans, selling travel, the technology, and cruise. Following on from this is a self-study, on-line course supported by a manual and over 70 training videos that you work through at your pace.
We have a support team ready to step-in whenever they are needed. On completion and passing of the on-line exams, we invite you back for a further 2-day course to ensure you are confident and ready to run your business your way. Travel is an exciting industry. An industry anyone can learn. Travel-pa are devoted to ensuring you have the tools at your disposal to build your own successful travel business. If you love to travel and want to become your own boss bring your dedication and passion to Travel-pa.