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A thriving industry is waiting for you, just beyond your comfort zone. When you partner with the TPI as your Host Agency, you’re never alone, earning more with every sale along with the dedicated support to help grow your business.  Because you are starting a new travel business in an unfamiliar industry, it is crucial to your success to gain the proper knowledge, skills and abilities. To join TPI we require that you have either current or past experience selling travel or completed an Industry approved training program.  For your convenience, below are two TPI approved Travel Industry training providers.*

Travel Agent Campus is a clear choice when it comes to meeting the requirements to join Travel Planners International.  Certification courses are co-developed by industry professionals with 40+ years combined experience in travel agent training and the host agency model.

  • Quickly gain the necessary knowledge and skills to become a travel agent
  • Courses based on the industry standard Travel Career Development® curriculum and other relevant industry texts
  • 100% online training using a robust learning platform with a FREE mobile app
  • Courses are self-paced, informative, comprehensive, engaging and utilize a blended-learning approach with video training modules
  • Your instructor is always available throughout your training via live chat and email
  • 14-day risk free trial

Choose from 2 Certification Courses:

  • Retail Travel Agent Certification – $495 (avg. completion time 5-7 days)
  • Independent Home-Based Agent Certification – $495 (avg. completion time 7 to 10 days)

Both courses offer optional add-on certifications – Travel Agent Professional Certification (TAP) $299, and Cruise Specialist Certification (CSC) $395.

Flexible Payment Plans Available – Get Started Today! 

CALL 1-888-376-9861 (Mon to Sat 9am-10pm, EST) or CLICK HERE for More Information

One of the ways to reach rockstar status – and stay there! – is to take advantage of the array of training oppor­tunities through The Travel Institute. From new-to-the-industry product and destination webinars and textbooks to game-changer certification programs and specialist courses, The Travel Institute has been setting the gold standard in travel education for more than 50 years.

*Travel Agent Campus and The Travel institute are 3rd party providers and TPI assumes no responsibility from you purchasing their offered programs.  Other qualified Travel Industry training programs that TPI currently accepts are Ashworth College, Career Quest Training Center, ed2go, Penn Foster Career School, and Stratford Career Institute.  TPI is not responsible for these training providers course content, as it may change without our knowledge, and it is your responsibility to confirm with TPI prior to purchasing any of the programs to insure they currently meet our requirements.

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After selling travel for nearly 20 years, I joined the Travel Planners International family, and all I can say is there is no one better! In just one short year I’ve become incredibly efficient and have made twice as much money. TPI is the backbone to the success in my travel business. They support me across the board including marketing efforts and accounting. It is such a relief to be with a company that wants to see AND help me succeed!

Effie Walthall
On Deck Travel

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