5 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Travel Agency

Want to start your own travel agency? Here are 5 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a travel agency:

#1: Marissa Daniels, founder of Spread Your Wings Travel:

We chatted with with Marissa, founder of Spread Your Wings Travel ($2K/month). In our interview, Marissa says:

Do research before starting. If you want to start a business - research before you pay anything.

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#2: Patrick Burkhardt, founder of Luxpitality:

We chatted with with Patrick, founder of Luxpitality ($410K/month). In our interview, Patrick says:

It’s ok to make mistakes if you learn from them.

Additionally:

Don’t ever stop moving forward, be adaptable and make minor course corrections.

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#3: Robin Finney, founder of Wandering Aunt :

We chatted with with Robin, founder of Wandering Aunt ($1.1K/month). In our interview, Robin says:

So often we compare ourselves to others and tell ourselves we “should” be farther along. When in reality, what works for one person may not work for you. We are all wired differently and must find what works best for each of us.

Additionally:

I also believe that you don’t need to spend a lot of money on resources upfront. Start by getting a simple website up and use free tools like Mailchimp to grow your email list. Use trials of products you’re interested in prior to investing.

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