FREE Franchise Guide!
2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#451 Not ranked last year
See the Full List
Initial investment
$110K - $150K
Units as of 2023
107 Increase 27.4% over 3 years

Founded in 2008, iTrip Vacations is a rental property management company. Vacation property owners founded the company because they were unsatisfied with obsolete ways of managing their properties. The company began franchising in 2015 and its headquarters are located in Brentwood, Tennessee.

iTrip Vacations gives franchisees the chance to build a lifestyle business at a location of their choice. Preferably, this will be a place where many people like to visit and spend their holidays. Each franchisee may earn a commission on rental bookings and income generated from rental fees charged to the guests.

As a franchisee, you'll provide a full-service rental management program to guests and homeowners on vacation. You'll manage the entire process, including adjusting pricing, preparing and listing properties, handling guest requests, and supervising cleaning and maintenance. You may also acquire more properties to grow your business. This entails presentations and meetings with homeowner associations, local real estate agents, and more in order to gain more clients.

Why You May Want to Start an iTrip Vacations Franchise

With over 80 franchises across the U.S., iTrip Vacations has a proven business model. Members of the iTrip Vacations headquarters' team will visit your market when you first open to help with operations, sales, and networking. You will not be left without support and guidance from the company. 

There's no equipment or inventory to buy when franchising. All you need is a smartphone and a computer. The company's structure is virtual with automation and efficiencies that allow you to operate your business right from home without many expenses. With low startup costs, you may be in good shape to begin your own iTrip Vacations franchise. The vacation rental market has ignited, and iTrip Vacations is there to help you grow your franchise. 

What Might Make an iTrip Vacations Franchise a Good Choice?

iTrip Vacations’ total investment includes a franchise fee and other startup costs. You will also need to meet a minimum net worth and have liquid capital. Be prepared to pay a monthly franchise royalty fee, as well. It would be wise to speak with your financial planner when you are ready to buy a franchise.. 

With many Americans wishing to take vacations, iTrip Vacations offers franchisees a chance to enter a growing business. 

How Do You Open an iTrip Vacations Franchise?

An ideal franchisee is someone who has previous business experience, a strong work ethic, a desire to follow the iTrip Vacations model, and financial stability. 

As you  progress through the iTrip Vacations franchise process, you may receive an invitation for an interactive training program. Here, you will discuss the business model and what an investment may entail,among other aspects of the iTrip Vacations business model.

Franchisees will be assigned a support consultant who will guide them through the startup of the franchise location. Before franchisees open a franchise, they must also attend mandatory training in Brentwood, Tennessee. This will give franchisees an in-depth knowledge of managing the franchise's daily operations. 

Find Your Perfect Franchise

Company Overview

About iTrip

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Property Management
Founded 2008
Parent Company InhabitIQ
Leadership Vickie Storm, VP of Franchise Development
Corporate Address 205 Powell Pl., #309
Brentwood, TN 37027
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2015 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ 20
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 107 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a iTrip franchise.

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 Information Circle
$10,000 - $30,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$110,000 - $150,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
Cash Requirement Information Circle
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
to 1%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
Take Our Free Franchise Quiz!

Financing Options

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

In-House Financing iTrip offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, accounts receivable, payroll
Third Party Financing iTrip 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 28 hours
Classroom Training 21 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
# of employees required to run -2
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Take our quick quiz to find your ideal franchise

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where iTrip landed on this year's Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

Curious to know where iTrip ranked on other franchise lists? Find out below.

Sign Up for Our Franchise Newsletter

Stay up to date on the latest news and trends affecting the franchise industry.

Related Franchises

Are you eager to see what else is out there? Browse franchises that are similar to iTrip.

Venture X

Coworking spaces

Office Evolution

Virtual office services, coworking spaces, executive-suite and conference-room rentals


Sign products and services

Transworld Business Advisors

Business brokerages; franchise consulting

Related Franchise Content

Catch up on the latest franchise news, trends, and more.


How an Idea and a Facebook Post Led to a $49 Million Tiny Home Business

Read how this family-owned franchise saw an untapped tiny home market and seized a huge opportunity.


School of Rock Taps Latin America Master Franchisor for United Kingdom Expansion

The music educator is taking a new step in its international expansion with a master franchise agreement in the UK — and a familiar face is leading the venture.


Know The Franchise Ownership Costs Before You Leap

From initial investments to royalty fees to legal costs, take stock of these numbers before it's too late.


What Franchising Can Teach The NFL About The Impact of Private Equity

The NFL is smart to take a thoughtful approach before approving institutional capital's investment in teams.


Use These 3 Steps to Find The Perfect Franchise Opportunity For You

Once you've decided to buy, here are three steps for finding the franchise that's right for you.


For Small Business Week, President Biden Sided With Labor Bosses Over More Than 5,300 Franchise Owners

With the president's veto of a bipartisan Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would have overturned the expansion of the joint employer rule, the Biden Administration showed that it cares more about special interests than small business owners.

See more franchise content
The information on this page is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of any particular franchise or business opportunity by Entrepreneur Media. Our listings and rankings are solely research tools you can use to compare opportunities. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing in a franchise or business opportunity. That should include reviewing the company's legal documents, consulting with an attorney and an accountant, and talking to former and current franchisees/licensees/dealers.
Updated: December 12th, 2022