Cruise Travel Home Business

Did you ever consider a cruise travel agency as your business? Currently, the travel industry shows about $4 trillion spent in flights, hotels, cars, cruises, and more every year.

It is expected to grow more and more since most families are now living in multiple incomes. We can show you how to start cruise travel home business.

When starting a cruise travel home based business, you must consider the financing costs, income, and publicity. Initially, you can be an affiliate of an established travel agency to save extra expenses of buying a ticketing software or setting up your website. Then once you learned the ropes of the business, you can now set up an independent agency of your own.

Cruise Travel Home Business Guide

Before setting up a cruise travel home business, you need to learn everything about it. You can research on the internet with hundreds of travel agencies that sell luxury cruises. Compare their rates and holiday packages to determine your edge or value-added service to offer to customers. Here are some things to consider in your business plan:

  • Costs – you would need an office space for your Cruise Travel Home Business. You don’t need to spend a fortune, however, since you can convert one of the rooms in your home as one. Moreover, you would need about two or three computers networked with each other and connected to the web to start with.
  • Income – if you’re connected to a parent travel agency, your income would be less since you will only get a percentage or commission for each sale. However, if you want to start the business independently, you would also get the full income and maximum fruits of your labor.
  • Publicity – take note that your Cruise Travel Home Business must be aggressively promoted. No traveler will find you if you don’t make efforts to promote your services. Reach out by advertising in free local newspapers, yellow page ads, flyers or billboards in your area. Remember that everything should be stated in your business plan.

Cruise Travel Home Business Plan

Once you’re out of the wings of your parent travel agency and you’re ready to take off on your own, there’s more work required of you. First of all, establishing connections with players in the industry is very important. Of course you would need your own reservation software and probably a phase of trial and error until you have a perfect system. Then, you need to contact cruise lines, airlines, car rental companies, and hotels on your own to form a partnership with them.

In addition, you can expand your Cruise Travel Home Business to include other kinds of travel. At this stage you should have loyal clients and increasing sales to support this business growth.



  • Barbara said on May 26, 2010
    please send me more information on how to become a home base trave agent
  • Augustine Vaimel said on December 22, 2010
    Hi, I am in south indian state Kerala. have lots of travels prospects in it. I would like to have an agency any one would like to assist me in this regards please free and contact me. If you are a cruise owner any where in the world please contact me. bye My Mobile No is 091-9746802489
  • Glory said on May 27, 2012
    Please can you send to me more information on cruising home business. Call me 0780421712 i will really want to know more.
  • arun.r said on October 17, 2012
    am arun from india-kerala-cochin like to start a travel partner pls assist me
  • Chrissie said on December 10, 2012
    Good day i am from South Africa, and would like to know more about staring an travel agency from home. Would really appreciate if you could give me more information on what need to be done in order to do it right.
  • Edward said on March 16, 2013
    Hi I live in Hampshire and have had some experience selling cruises with an agency over the telephone. I would very much like to explore the opportunity of setting up an agency from home. Could you send me any information that would assist me in my research. My contact no is 07761954576. Many thanks
  • SAJ said on September 9, 2013
    I live in Kenya and would like some info regarding this.
  • chrispen D said on February 23, 2014
    Just curious all those who wanted to start their business/agencies. Any luck on that front looking for clients for southern Africa. feel free to contact me +12014677515
  • lamees said on July 29, 2014
    I'm interested and determine to start my own travel home business. I left my job and studying travel/tourism nvq2. I'm in need of finance and don't know where to go. I am a south african, I stay in cape town CBD. I got a laptop and the education. I've have lots of ambition as you notice I left my job to for full my dreams. Email:, Many thanks
  • Almira said on August 21, 2018
    How treatmento become home base connected a parent travel agency? i have eloading business ticket bills.


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