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Cruise Planners
#60 Franchise 500| Travel agencies

Cruise Planners
Travel agencies

About
Founded

1994

Franchising Since

1999 (19 Years)

Corporate Address

3300 University Dr., #1
Coral Springs, FL 33065

CEO

Michelle Fee

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$2,095 - $22,867

Net-worth Requirement

$10,495

Liquid Cash Requirement

$5,500 - $10,495

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$495 - $10,495

Ongoing Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Cruise Planners offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives

25% 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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

Ongoing

Classroom Training:

58.5 hours

Additional Training:

Training available

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1 - 2

Cruise Planners is ranked #60 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Services Representative, is a home-based travel agent network. Cruise Planners travel agents work from home selling full-service travel packages, including cruises, land-based vacations, travel insurance, car rentals and more.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $2,095 High - $22,867
Units
+5.4%+132 UNITS (1 Year) +45.9%+807 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: August 31st, 2017