Cruise Planners Franchise

Cruise/tour travel agency

Since 1994, agents for Coral Springs, Florida-based Cruise Planners/American Express Travel Service have been connecting business and leisure travelers with the ideal cruise. Franchisees work from their homes, selling cruises full or part time. 
Veteran Incentives

28% off franchise fee, free training
for co-owner/associate, $250 marketing credit, $60 design credit, 3
months free technology access, free software license, 1 year free errors
& omissions insurance

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#46 in Franchise 500 for 2020.

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How much does it cost to open a Cruise Planners Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Cruise Planners Franchise is between $2,295-$23,665. There is an initial franchise fee of $695-$10,995 which grants you the license to run a business under the Cruise Planners name.

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  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
    1% - 3%
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  • Term of Agreement:
    3 years

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When did the first Cruise Planners open? 1994
When did Cruise Planners start Franchising? 1999
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

On-The-Job Training: Ongoing
Classroom Training: 58.5 hours
Additional Training: Available

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing

Franchise can be run from home.

Absentee Ownership Allowed Number of Employees Required to Run: 1 - 2

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Cruise Planners Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners

Cruise Planners/American Express Travel Services
3111 N. University Dr., #800
Coral Springs, FL


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