FAQ’s – Common Questions
Q. Are there any benefits or bonuses for referring people to GTI?
A.Yes! In fact, referring new Agents to GTI is one of the easiest and fastest ways to make money. You can earn a Quick Cash Bonus of up to $100 when you refer a new Member. It’s an unlimited, high-income-generating opportunity that requires very little effort on your part!
Q. What is included with my enrollment fee?
A. When you join GTI you’ll receive a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand program that includes everything you need to start earning income and booking travel immediately. You will receive your GTI Agent Personal Identification Number (PIN), access to the GTI Agent-Only website, instructions for setting up your ResMax travel business website, access to your online marketing kit, an email marketing campaign, access to GTI University and several online quick-start courses, and so much more!
Q. What kind of training and education does GTI offer?
A. GTI’s Independent Travel Agent program comes complete with easy-to-follow comprehensive training, promotional and marketing tools, and the assistance from our Travel and Member Services Representatives. We give GTI Agents the opportunity and advantage over their competition through specialized programs designed to guide you through all of the facets of this exciting business, including our exclusive Global Tutor Training On-Demand modules, Teleconferences, FAM Trips and Ship Inspections aboard the world’s greatest cruise ships – all of which have been designed to help you build and maximize your travel business.
Q. Is there anything I need to get started?
A. The only thing you need to get started is the desire to enhance your life and travel experiences including making and saving money. All of the details will be immediately available to you on your Agent-Only website. We designed this program to meet the needs of everyday consumers and make it as easy as possible!
Q. How is my payment processed?
A. Your enrollment fee is processed today, and we conveniently bill it to any valid major credit or debit card of your choice. Once we confirm your enrollment you will receive your Personal Identification Number (PIN) and Agent-Only website access with all of the program details so you can begin selling travel and making money. We are extremely confident you will love this program, but if you’re not completely satisfied, all you have to do is give us a call within the first 14 days and you will receive a refund (less any activation fees).
Q. How long is the GTI membership good for?
The membership we’re offering on this site is good for one year and will automatically renew unless you call and cancel.
Q. How does GTI make money?
A. We benefit and profit simply by travel sales! We combine the tremendous buying power of our huge Agent base with over $125 million in annual travel sales to negotiate better rates and benefits with leading suppliers than most independent agencies can by themselves. It is a win/win relationship for everyone.
Q. What is a FAM Trip?
A. A Familiarization, or FAM, Trip is a lower-rate vacation that travel industry professionals can go on to familiarize and educate themselves with vacation destinations, All-Inclusive resorts, cruise ships, etc. FAM Trips are sometimes available for as low as $100 for an All-Inclusive vacation. Many times, an Agent on a FAM Trip travels for between 50% and 90% off the value of the travel services provided.
Q. Do I have to build a business or can I just supplement my income?
A. Whether you’re looking for a way to supplement your income on a part-time basis or wanting a full-time business venture, GTI offers you the opportunity to build a lucrative home-based business while also allowing for a more fulfilling, cost-effective travel experience. Imagine a business opportunity that offers you a way to earn income without handling any inventory or selling items door to door, doesn’t entail you learning complicated technical information, requires only a small upfront investment, provides extensive support, and involves the freedom to be your own boss while doing something you enjoy… traveling!
Q. How do I launch my ResMax™ website?
A. With ResMax, your personalized travel reservation website can be doing business on the Internet in less than 5 minutes. You can follow easy setup instructions on the Agent-Only website. Or if you prefer, you can contact a GTI Member Services Representative who will gladly activate your website for you. Your clients will be able to research and book airline, car rental and hotel reservations, as well as vacation packages and cruises. Plus, they’ll have access to last-minute specials, destination information and so much more. When your clients book their travel on your website, you can earn commission. With your website active 24 hours a day, you can actually make money while you sleep!
Q. What is a ResMax™ website?
A. When you join Global Travel International, we’ll help you set up and launch your very own, GTI-maintained ResMax travel business website. ResMax, GTI’s ultimate turnkey travel e-business, comes complete with all the necessary tools that your clients will need to research and book all of their travel. You don’t need to be technologically savvy. If you prefer, you can contact a GTI Member Services Representative who will gladly activate your website for you.
Q. Can I use the Internet to book travel?
A. If you have a computer with Internet access, we can provide you with state-of-the-art, user-friendly technology that stimulates the success and profitability of your travel business and allows you to take advantage of tremendous savings, simply with the click of a button. We can provide you with your very own travel business website, ResMax™, which allows you to access reservations, book travel, and get hot travel deals and a world of savings. All of the details and instructions will be included on the GTI Agent-Only website.
Q. What kind of commissions can I make?
A. The commissions paid on most travel reserved through GTI is 5 to 10% of the commissionable rates for hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages, which we will share with you. Better yet, based on your sales performance, you could receive possible commissions up to 90%! Commission percentages are calculated from base commission, which ranges from 5 to 10% of the base fare of travel. Payouts start at 50% of base and increase to 90% of base as travel sales increase.
The commission checks are sent out once a month and paid to you on average 30 to 60 days after the date of travel once you’ve met the $50 minimum payout. It’s one of the best opportunities to make some extra income by doing your friends, family or co-workers a favor. All you have to do is have your clients book online through your ResMax™ site or call GTI’s Travel Reservation Center when they want to book travel and give the Travel Sales Representative your Personal Identification Number (PIN). Your clients will get the best possible deal around, and you can earn commissions.
Q. What kind of benefits will I receive as a GTI Independent Travel Agent?
A. Being a GTI Independent Travel Agent affords numerous opportunities to earn money and take advantage of tremendous savings. Benefits include up to 90%* travel sales commissions based on sales performance, up to 70% travel savings, Agent-Only deals, FAM Trips, comprehensive training, call center support and so much more! You can even enhance your GTI membership with additional benefits designed to enrich and maximize your travel experience.
Q. Is there a money-back guarantee?
A. You have a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are unsatisfied with the GTI Independent Travel Agent program. However, given the tremendous success of our GTI Independent Travel Agents, we feel very confident that once you log on to the Agent-Only website and review the program details, you’ll agree what a beneficial and incredibly simple opportunity it is. However, you have up to 14 days from the date of your membership enrollment certification to cancel and receive a full refund less any activation fees if you are not completely satisfied. Unfortunately, there is no refund after the 14 day period, but we’re confident you’ll know by then what GTI can do for you.
Q. Does the GTI Independent Travel Agent business opportunity really work?
A. Booking over $125 million in annual travel sales through its army of Independent Travel Agents, GTI has forged strategic alliances and been honored by the industry’s leading travel suppliers. Additionally, GTI Agents earn millions of dollars in commissions each year. All travel industry research concludes that the most trusted source for travel recommendations is family and friends. As a GTI Member, you are perfectly positioned to be successful. Plus, your benefits are based on availability and productivity. Once qualified, you can typically expect to take advantage of travel perks and possible space-available upgrades, as well as substantially lower rates for hotels, cruise lines, car rental companies and resorts.
Q. What support is available if I don’t have any experience as a travel agent?
A. The GTI Independent Travel Agent business opportunity is designed for people of all skill levels, whether you’re a seasoned professional or have little to no travel experience whatsoever. GTI will provide you with all the necessary tools you’ll need, and teach you how to sell travel, make money, refer friends and family to build your organization, and travel more. It’s really very easy! You will have access to the GTI Agent-Only website where you can view your commission account, book travel online and set up your own travel business website. GTI offers unparalleled training opportunities through GTI University, including Teleconferences, Global Tutor Program, Global Tutor Training On-Demand, and Travel Agent Boot Camps. In addition, Reservation and Support Specialists at GTI’s state-of-the-art facility located in Maitland, Florida are available to help you every step of the way.
Q. What kind of savings can I get as a GTI Independent Travel Agent?
A. GTI opens up a world of opportunities and savings for you and your clients, such as cruise savings up to 70% off the brochure prices; opportunities to obtain space-available courtesy upgrades; access to GTI Familiarization (FAM) Trips to exciting destinations; discounted car rental rates and category upgrades; up to 70% savings on hotel rates worldwide; discounted rates on vacation packages and escorted tours; savings on local attractions and much, much more!
Q. How will being a GTI Independent Travel Agent also benefit my traveling?
A. If you love to travel, imagine doing it in style for much less than you’re paying now. As an Independent Travel Agent with GTI, you can build a business and make good money, plus enjoy the benefits of a career in the travel industry. Generous commission and fantastic rates allow you the opportunity to travel more than you dreamed possible before. Don’t waste another minute, enroll online right now.
Q. Who is Global Travel International?
A. Since 1994, Global Travel International has quickly become America’s #1 home-based travel agent enterprise. With an impressive roster of tens of thousands of Independent Travel Agents worldwide, GTI and its team of Agents sell over $125 million in travel annually. It is this high-powered volume that allows GTI to provide our top-producing Agents with huge travel discounts and savings. GTI’s comprehensive business-building system provides all the know-how, training and tools you’ll need to succeed in this exciting field as your own self-employed career professional!
Q. What is the GTI Independent Travel Agent business opportunity and how does it work?
A. Global Travel International currently has tens of thousands of successful Independent Travel Agents and is continuously growing. These are regular everyday people like you who have become Independent Travel Agents under the GTI umbrella. Through GTI, you have access to generous commission-making opportunities and big discounts GTI has specially negotiated with leading travel suppliers in the industry. GTI affords a profitable home-based business opportunity for people who want to build a business or supplement incomes, while also enjoying the benefits of a career in the travel industry. Plus, our Agents are given an exclusive advantage over their competition, with unparalleled training opportunities and call center support to help them build profitable businesses, and live their dreams of working from home and traveling more!