Benefits of Booking With Airline Vacation Brands
Travelers are busy booking vacations as they make plans for spring and summer getaways as 2019 is already shaping up to become a banner year for the travel industry.
When considering options for clients, travel agents should consider the benefits of booking a vacation package through airline vacation brands.
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For example, United Vacations and Southwest Vacations offer a number of exclusive benefits and perks to advisors and clients who book with them.
With United Airlines, clients receive the lowest airfares on the airline as well as a best price guarantee, exclusive MileagePlus benefits as well as the exclusive $200 down, pay later pricing structure.
United Vacations also offers a breadth of product that gives its customers access to destinations around the world.
Its premier vacation protection also gives guests peace of mind when planning a trip, and travelers also receive complimentary checked bags as well as priority boarding when they use their Chase MileagePlus Explorer Card to pay for the vacation.
There are exclusive benefits to travel agents booking clients with United Vacations, too. One of the best perks is 5 percent commission on air travel on international and Hawaii air/hotel vacations.
Agents also receive Bonus Cash offers, 2 percent bonus hotel commission on select room categories at many hotels in Mexico, Hawaii and the Caribbean, agency seat incentives and more.
Southwest Vacations also offers exclusive benefits for travel advisors and their clients.
Clients receive Southwest’s Lowest Price Promise as well as travel fund redemption and Vacations Plus, with upgrade credits, in-destination transfers, a vacation coach and more.
When booking with Southwest Vacations packages, clients can check and reserve their boarding position 24 hours in advance and earn more Rapid Rewards than they would earn if purchasing a flight only.
Travel Agents receive up to 10 percent commission on land and up to 3 percent commission on air on all classes of service with Southwest Vacations as well as agent bonus cash, upgrade bonus commission and earn unlimited commission with Set Your Own Commission.