Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations
#156

Initial Investment

LOW: $3,245
HIGH: $21,850

Change in Units

+7.9% +80 UNITS (1 Year)
+15.6% +147 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1991

Franchising Since

1992 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

1201 W. Cypress Creek Rd., #100 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

CEO

Brad Tolkin

Parent Company

World Travel Holdings

About Dream Vacations

CruiseOne/Dream Vacations franchisees sell travel packages, including travel protection, shore excursions, hotels and tours to individuals, couples, families, businesses and groups.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$3,245 - $21,850

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$495 - $9,800

Ongoing Royalty Fee

1-3%

Ad Royalty Fee

to $1K/yr.

Financing Options

Dream Vacations offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Dream Vacations has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs

Veteran Incentives


20-40% off franchise fee; training fee waived for first veteran/military spouse associate, reduced by 50% for additional veteran/military spouse associates

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 6 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

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Updated: March 29th, 2017

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