Expedia Cruises

Expedia Cruises

How do I buy my own Expedia Cruises Franchise?

Expedia Cruises is a travel franchise with a proven business model. It is affordable to start and extremely scalable. To buy an Expedia Cruises, an investment between $167,000 - $292,000 is required. Location selection assistance, lease negotiation, and initial team recruitment of travel agents is provided. Expedia Cruises also provides a week-long intensive training session at their corporate headquarters called Cruise Management Academy (CMA).

Total Investment$167,000 - $292,000
Cash Required$100,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target MarketSee List

Own a piece of one of the most powerful brands in travel!

Expedia Cruises is a full-service leisure travel agency anchored by our deeply passionate expertise for air, land, and sea vacations and backed by one of the most powerful travel brands in the world, Expedia. You will be able to leverage billions of dollars in buying power with Expedia to offer a competitive range of products, while earning the some of the highest commissions in the industry from every cruise and land supplier!

Inquire today!

  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
  • Expedia Cruises
Open an Expedia Cruises in any of these available states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

About

Join North America’s Full-Service Leisure Travel Agency Franchise

Are you searching for a business opportunity offering the perfect balance of equity, lifestyle and fun? At Expedia Cruises, we pride ourselves on being able to do it all! The power of Expedia’s brand, paired with our commitment to exceptional customer service, our omnichannel approach, and our proven franchise model, has helped us grow into a leading seller of travel in North America. Although we specialize in cruise, each Expedia Cruises franchise location is a full-service leisure travel agency.

Air, Land & Sea Vacations

Each Expedia Cruises location helps customers book All-Inclusive Resorts, Coach & Rail Tours, Vacation Packages, Homes & Villas, Insurance, Flights, Hotels, and Activities. Whether a customer is looking to add a pre or post-trip to their cruise, or are seeking a traditional land vacation, our strong supplier relationships with preferred air and land partners have allowed Expedia Cruises to be the go-to travel agency for every customer’s vacation needs.

Expedia is undoubtedly one of the top travel brands in the world, and our franchisees get to reap the benefits! Whether a customer starts their search online on Expedia.com, Expedia.ca, or Expediacruises.com, ALL cruise inquiries are directed to the customer’s closest Expedia Cruises brick-and-mortar center; this is in addition to Center walk-ins and a robust marketing program. Plus, Expedia Cruises franchisees enjoy tremendous buying power with every cruise line and land supplier. This means that you’ll earn some of the highest commissions in the industry.

Why Expedia Cruises?

  • Build equity in a scalable retail business, backed by the largest travel brand in the world – Expedia

  • Join forces with a proven franchise system with more than 35 years of success

  •  30+ million cruise passengers expected to board ships in 2023

  • 100+ member corporate support team dedicated to helping you build out your Center and achieve your business goals

  • Funding and financing options available to franchisees

Testimonials

“I have always dreamed of owning my own business and had extensive experience in corporate America. The support of the Expedia CruiseShipCenters franchise system allows me to capitalize on my experience while taking advantage of a proven system. I'm not left to re-invent the wheel."

Jon Harvill – Birmingham, Alabama – Franchise Owner

“The idea of a big digital company also doing brick-and-mortar locations to appeal to every segment of the market was attractive to me and I felt that it was very forward-looking. Expedia is a household name that has instant credibility and instant familiarity with our customers. That is a big differentiator from most of our competitors who don’t have a big brand for people to connect with.”

Chris Meyer – Orange County, California – Franchise Owner

"We follow the system. We send out flyers, build our 7SEAS database, attend tradeshows, and host cruise nights to spread the word in our community. I think the most important and powerful way to find customers is by building your Consultant team because they bring family, friends, and friends of friends, to your agency – and that doesn’t cost you anything."

Shawn Friesen – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Franchise Owner

"We have a lot of what we call ‘Customers For Life’. Expedia Cruises’ training program has taught us how to create a system that will create a customer for life from the first time we reach out to them to the time they get back from their trip ready to plan the next one."

Jennifer White – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Franchise Owner

“We are so grateful to work with the very talented and dedicated team at Expedia Cruises. They are industry leaders that have incredible technology, advisor education, and marketing tools that support their Vacation Consultants. During these very challenging times, more than ever, Expedia Cruises has proven once again their tremendous value and partnership to not only Carnival, but to the travel industry overall. With the support of their corporate leadership team we have been fortunate enough to partner more closely than ever and are even more optimistic about our partnership and coming out of this stronger than ever”

Adolfo Perez – Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Trade Marketing, Carnival Cruise Line

“Expedia as a brand is so powerful, but what is really powerful are the people behind the brand. Celebrity Cruises, a long-time partner of Expedia Cruises, believes their leadership team, HQ support team, franchisees, managers and vacation consultants are among the best of the best in developing the most innovative technology, marketing and training. When you join Expedia Cruises, you are in great hands to have a fun, exciting, motivating and fulfilling career.”

Dondra Ritzenthaler – Senior Vice President of Sales, Celebrity Cruises

More Information

If you’re a proactive, outgoing leader who wants to build a profitable business in the exciting travel industry, find out more about Expedia Franchise opportunities in your area by submitting an information request on this page.

Financing Options

Expedia Cruises is an SBA approved franchise, ask us how you can leverage your retirement funds to finance your franchise. Veterans and First Responders receive a 15% discount on the Franchise Fee.

 

Contact This Company

Other Franchises Looking For Owners Like You in

Computer & Internet Franchises

My Business Venture gives you the ability to start an online business from your home. We provide you access up to 1 million products & you chose up to 2,000 you want to feature on your website! MBV’s 10% Price Guarantee on all items on your website ensures…

Cash Required: $3,995

Business Opportunities

Ready to join the future of online shopping? Our E-Commerce Future Partner Program is your ticket in! Experience hands-off Amazon stores that effortlessly generate passive returns every month, taking advantage of Amazon’s $1.5 trillion dollar marketplace.…

Cash Required: $30,000

Auto Franchises

Glass Doctor is an award-winning glass repair and replacement franchise with two distinct verticals to choose from: flat glass or auto glass. Operating within a growing and recession-resilient industry that provides in-demand services, franchise owners enjoy…

Cash Required: $50,000

Pet Franchises

Sniffing around for a great new opportunity? Zoomin Groomin is expanding our Mobile Pet Grooming business nationwide. Set your own schedule, be your own boss and work with pets all day. We’ll be right by your side, every step of the way. Woof!

Cash Required: $100,000

Business Services Franchises

VOTED TOP PART TIME - WORK AT HOME BUSINESS! Are You Looking to Make an Additional $100,000 in the Next 12 Months - No Employees to Hire - No Equipment to Rent/Buy - No Office/Warehouse to Rent/Lease - Start Making money in the First 90 Days - Create Your…

Cash Required: $30,000

Financial Franchises

There is NO better business model that is designed to excel in inflation, recession, and uncertain times. We help you create the ultimate MONTHLY cash flow for years by helping companies save money when they need it. Buy a SMARTER business model, especially…

Cash Required: $70,000

Food & Restaurant

Own the fastest-growing food truck business in the world, demonstrating 84.6%* margins!

Cash Required: $100,000

Business Services

Did you know you could partner with a company to build out your entire e-commerce store, from product research to inventory acquisition to marketing? Yep! You can easily make 6-7 figures in passive income when we build your e-commerce empire and money-making…

Cash Required: $30,000

Home Services

Join a $200 Billion Dollar Industry! 1-800-Plumber +Air is more than just a financial investment or an opportunity for you to own your own business. 1-800-Plumber +Air owners gain access to a proven system and dedicated team every step of the way.

Cash Required: $150,000

Food & Restaurant

For the last 24 years, HealthyYOU Vending has offered franchise-level support with NO royalties or other ongoing fees. New business owners can start part time and keep their job & benefits. Completely flexible schedule with no employees (or they can have one…

Cash Required: $60,000

Retail Franchises

The #1 women’s fashion franchise. We train our franchisees to be THE fashion destination in their local market, bringing in new styles earlier and more often than any competitor, all at reasonable prices, and ultimately win extremely loyal fans. Find out…

Cash Required: $80,000

Retail Franchises

Get started for as little as $15,000. Make an investment in your future. No franchise fees, setup fees or training costs. 100% of your investment goes to your business. Do you need work that can fit around your family commitments? As a dealer with Mattress By…

Cash Required: $15,000

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Review our cookies information for more details.

We are asking for your phone number so the businesses you have requested more information from can call/text you to chat with you more about their opportunity. We do not share your phone number with anyone other than the specific businesses you are interested in learning more about.