Cruise Holidays

Cruise travel agency
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$10K - $160K
Units as of 2014
211

Company Overview

Cruise Holidays, a cruise travel franchise, was founded in 1984. It is part of Travel Leaders Group, a travel services parent company comprised of multiple operating subsidiaries. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cruise Holidays is made up of retail locations as well as home-based franchise owners concentrated in the United States and Canada.

About Cruise Holidays

Industry
Recreation
Related Categories
Travel Agencies
Founded
1984
Parent Company
Cruise Holidays International, Inc.
Leadership
Kevin Weisner, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (38 years)
# of employees at HQ
961
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
211 (as of 2014)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3033 Campus Dr., #W320
Minneapolis, MN 55441

Information for Franchisees

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Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$9,500 - $30,000
Initial Investment
$10,350 - $160,350
Net Worth Requirement
$15,000
Cash Requirement
$10,350
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
Varies
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Cruise Holidays has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
Varies
Classroom Training
1 week
Additional Training
Conference calls; annual mid-year meeting, 2 days; annual convention, 6-7 days; annual group training seminar, 7 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Marketing Planning & Support

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
No
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Updated: February 8th, 2021