Adantages of being a Home Based Tour Operator/Agent!!!

Written By : admin

The opportunity of becoming financially independent either on part time or full time is becoming, jump ship and become a home based tour operator or travel agents selling African Safaris. Each year a substantial number of people travel to Africa either for holiday, adventure, business, conference or meeting friends and relatives. The experience of working at home as a home-based travel agency is one of the most exciting business opportunities. It can be done full-time, part-time, on a regular basis or just occasionally. It’s really up to you how you choose to define your home-based business. Becoming a travel agent/tour operator selling African Safaris is actually very easy. Yet it is difficult to get reliable, unbiased information about how to start, operate, and succeed in your home-based travel agency. It is important to develop links with professional ground handlers in the destinations who will give your clients value for money and guarantee you referral business. The advantages of becoming a home based travel agent selling African Travel Includes;

 1. Owning a home based travel agent/tour business has tremendous tax benefits. You can travel and deduct your expenses related to your travel business. Coupled with the opportunity of travelling more for less.
 2. You get cheap or free trips. The ground handlers with whom you associate often provides cheap or free familiarization trips (FAM’s) sponsored by their travel providers.
3. You can make money 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can set up your personalized web site (though an affiliate program), utilize the web site’s booking system, and clients can book online automatically.
4. Low start up cost. For a few dollars you can buy a computer, printer and a acquire an online booking engine.
5. No Inventory. Unlike most sales businesses, you do not have to keep a stock of products. Your product is travel, and your website and home office is your client’s connection to what they want: good service at a reasonable cost.
6. It is a big business. The international tourists’ arrivals have hit the 200 million mark, how much of this business would you like?

17 Comments

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    • admin says:

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  3. The ideas you provided here are rather precious. Rrt had been such an exciting surprise to have that waiting for me as i woke up this very day. They are often to the point and simple to understand. Thanks a lot for the useful ideas you’ve shared right here.

    • admin says:

      Dear Sharita
      Thank you for your comments on my blog, I also helping individuals interested in setting up home based travel agents selling African Safaris. The support helps in getting quality ground handling services and networking. Demestifying African Safaris execution is my hobby!!

  4. What are you thinking? You should be selling articles on freelance! You are good! Will you tell me how my writing is? Talk to you soon!

    • admin says:

      Dear Shilla
      Thank you your comments on the article, I have been working in the tourism sector in Kenya for the last twelve years, cerrently working as a consultant and I feel I should share the information I have to build others and make tourism better. I am open to writing article for sale on by pet subject – tourism, if you know of organisations interested on this kind of articles let me know. You send me some of your work on info@authentic-africa.com and can advise you on your writting skills.

  5. admin says:

    Let us keep the fire burning!!

  6. You present a few helpful ideas! Perhaps I should think of trying to do this myself.

    • admin says:

      Its a good idea, to start a home based travel agents. If you need help just make a shout and I will be there for you!

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  13. admin says:

    Dear Kellin
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    James