Travel Agent Training

Offered By Meditec and Texas A&M Kingsville

Get ready to begin a successful career as a travel agent through online, self-paced study. Start today!

PROGRAM DURATION:
250 hours/6 months
CERTIFICATIONS:
TAP
COST:
$3,995

Program Overview

Whether you’re an experienced world traveler or just have wanderlust, a career in travel allows you to share your passion with others by offering advice on trip destinations, planning trip itineraries, and making travel arrangements for your clients. Travel agents sell and book travel for everything from family vacations to honeymoons to corporate travel.

This program will prepare you for entry-level work in the travel industry by arming you with the basic skills in reservation systems, destination geography, marketing, customer service skills, and more.

After successful completion of this curriculum, you'll take the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP) test. You'll also be eligible for work experience through our partnership with Travel Placement Services (TPS).

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Program Comparison

  Meditec College Other Online Schools
Program & Tuition Cost $3500 Average Up to $20,000 Average $3,000
Exams Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Program Completion Time 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Tailored Content and Exams Interactive and engaging learning methods to prepare you for your career Resource Library N/A
Schedule/Flexibility 100% online and available 24/7 Set Schedule 100% online and available 24/7
Student Support Student and Peer Support - Text, Call, Email Scheduled Office Hours Support Email

Program Details

In this self-paced online program, you'll learn everything you need to know about the travel industry, including airline and ground transportation, hotels and resorts, cruises, tours, specialty travel, and more.

You'll study geography, including the international and domestic travel destinations that you are most likely to recommend and sell to your clients. You'll discover how to cater each trip to your client's needs and interests.

We'll cover professional skills and career development. You'll learn how to market yourself as a travel professional and provide the customer service skills that will result in repeat and referral business.

Upon successful completion of this course, you'll be able to sit for the Travel Agent Proficiency (TAP) test, offered by the Travel Institute. Passing this test will validate what you've learned and help you get your foot in the door of this exciting industry.  Additionally, students who successfully complete our program are eligible to be connected with a Travel Placement Services (TPS) representative.

As you advance your career, you can specialize in a specific type or region of travel. As an added perk, you'll know all the insider tips to the travel industry, so the next vacation you plan will be exactly what you hoped for.

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