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Travel Agent

Company: Legacy Travel
Location: Plano
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Award-winning travel agency, Legacy Travel, located in Plano, TX is excited to hire a full-time Entry Level Travel Agent. If you live near Plano and you're passionate about domestic or world travel, and you're excellent at customer service, we want to speak to you and encourage you to apply. Do you want to enjoy your career, or just get by? Working here means you perform magic! Your work gives our clients something to cherish for their life. What could be better than that? We offer rewarding career opportunities, not jobs, and we pay 100% of your medical insurance, send you on 2-3 trips per year (for free!), and you'll be joining a fun and inclusive family-owned business with a practically flawless track record since 1989. If this sounds like something you'd enjoy doing, go ahead and send us your resume now.."You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!" "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." - Dr Suess, "Oh the Places You'll GO!"What You Do Travel Agent - Book Travel - Schedule Transportation & Accommodations

  • You'll commute to our office in Plano, Texas, Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM during your regular schedule, and you'll work Monday through Friday during your training and mentorship period.
  • Once you have a clear understanding how to perform well in your position, you'll work independently and with the team, assisting clients with every aspect of booking their travel plans.
  • You ask questions to clients and give guidance about the best places to go and things to do.
  • You provide tips and "insider" information regarding deals and discounts, so that clients save money and trust us with their next vacation bookings.
  • You own all logistics. You research and book according to unique needs. You find the best prices, order appropriate sizes of car rentals and make arrangements for ground, water, and air travel throughout clients' vacations.
  • You locate event tickets, schedule fun, memorable activities, and plan dinners and entertaining shows for travelers to enjoy.
  • You educate clients on important customs requirements, COVID rules for travelling, money exchange rates, weather conditions, and provide safety suggestions.
  • You participate in team meetings and you align with company policies, procedures, mission, and values.How to Qualify - You are new to the travel agency industry and ready for a career change, or to embark on a career journey for the first time. Recent college grads welcome. No experience necessary.
    • You live within a close commutable distance to our office in Plano, TX, located at 3400 Preston Rd, Ste. 235. You have no issues working Tuesday through Saturday, (but it's Monday through Friday during training.)
    • You work well alongside other team members. You're friendly, fun, outgoing, and your personality naturally attracts people. You are a great communicator, trustworthy, genuine, organized, resilient, and possess the desire to learn and grow in this industry.
    • You're good with time management, you speak up when you have questions, and you have a knack for selling, upselling, and overcoming objections with sound reason and logic.
    • Service industry experience, such as working in a restaurant or bar as a server, bartender, cook, floor manager, or hostess, (etc) are all positions that utilize the same skills that translate well into our business.Ten Terrific Reasons You'll Love it Here1. We start entry level agents at $12.00 per hour, and you'll receive chances for bonuses, promotions, pay raises, and chances to earn free trips throughout the year.2. We pay 100% of your medical insurance premiums.3. We give you a generous bonus plan plus hourly pay once you've worked with awhile. Time will fly, and within 18 short months, you can start earning $50,000 - $125,000 per year.4. We send you on vacations to places you've always wanted to go, and we pay for your airfare and hotels!5. You receive paid on the job training from some of the best and brightest in the travel industry.6. We invite you to participate in our 401k plan, and if you do, we'll match your contributions up to 4%.7. We pay for your dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.8. We're an energetic and fun team with an dynamic and enjoyable environment. Due to our desire to maintain a cohesive team, our interview process is a bit lengthy (pre-warning, but it's not difficult!), so please bear with us, as we only want to ensure you'll enjoy working here and you re cut out for the travel lifestyle hustle! (Despite multiple interviews, our process only takes 2-4 weeks to complete.)9. We give you paid time off (PTO) to have fun and relax outside of work, and we provide company paid holidays.10. We have a supportive leadership team who offers mentorship and genuinely wants to help you succeed on the job and thrive in your personal life."Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away!" - Dr Suess, "Oh the Places You'll Go!"Are You Ready to Upgrade Your Career to First Class? Apply Now!To apply, fill out the required information here, send us a copy of your resume, then head over to our website to learn more about us. We'll be in touch in 1 - 20 business days with the next steps in the process if we agree you're likely a great match for our team.About Us - Legacy Travel - Plano, TX - Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerWe've been booking vacations for over 30 years for clients in North Texas, and all over the world. We save our clients tons of time, money, and we provide unbiased, expert advice. Our award-winning agency has been voted the one of the Best Places to Work, and received tons of recognition for outstanding service from entities such as Fun jet Vacations Platinum 500 Club, Apple Vacations Platinum Apple, and voted Top Travel Agency in Plano.Legacy Travel is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer who celebrates our differences and diversity and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. We believe our differences make us a stronger team and we encourage all interested individuals to apply today. Visit us at (plus this is where you'll go for the next step in our hiring process! See you soon!)Job Type: Full-timePay: $12.00 per hourBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shiftSupplemental Pay:
          • Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate:
            • Plano, TX 75093: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):
              • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?Education:
                • High school or equivalent (Required)Willingness to travel:
                  • 25% (Preferred)Work Location:
                    • One locationWork Remotely:
                      • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Legacy Travel, Plano , Travel Agent, Hospitality & Tourism , Plano, Texas

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