Annual Program Fees*

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New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Criteria
Motivation to build a travel business
Subjective, but about 1 year actively booking travel or $5,000 in earned commissions
$10,000+/year in total commissions (recent proof of volume required via 1099 or check stubs)
Initial Annual Fee
$299
$399
$499
Annual Renewal Fee
$259
$359
$459
Partner/Spouse/Employee 1x Background Check Fee
(operates under the same account # as the HBA)
$100
$100
$100
Sub-Agent Annual Fee
(operates under a different account # from the HBA)
$100
$100
$100

Annual Fee Includes:

  • Consumer Private Labeled Website
  • Agent Connex support site
  • Phone, online and email support
  • Accounting
  • Errors and Omissions Insurance (not included for Sub-Agents)
  • Training
  • Client Connex database program
  • Marketing Tools
  • Comprehensive Corporate Program
  • Weissmann Travel Reports access
  • Star Service Online access
  • Cornerstone QC program
  • President’s Club recognition for top producers
  • Year End Awards Party
  • Summer Awards Party

*IC’s may move between these program levels based on commissions earned during a rolling 12 month period. To upgrade to the Experienced or Established Levels and earn higher commissions, you simply pay the differential in the annual program fee at the time of conversion. The new commission split will affect new, non-deposited bookings. All travel booked, but not yet traveled will be paid at the original commission split.

General Travel**

MTravel.com
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Preferred Supplier Cruise, Tour, Package
50%
70%
80%
Non-Preferred Supplier Cruise, Tour, Package
40%
60%
70%
Hotel
50%
70%
80%
Car Rental
50%
70%
80%
Dynamic Packaging
50%
70%
80%
Travel Insurance
50%
70%
80%
Commissionable Airfare
50%
50%
50%
Air Tickets (booked on private labeled consumer website) $10 total service fee programmed into site ($5 to IC)
Consolidator ticket mark up 50%
Air Ticket booked through Montrose Travel via phone $30 ($5 to IC)
Mark Up/Fees
50%
70%
80%
Call Center Booking – Leisure 10%
Vacation/Sick Coverage 10%

**Commission percentages reflect your commission split on upfront supplier commissions. These range up to 18% for leisure suppliers and 40% on preferred travel insurance.

Groups***

MTravel.com
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Groups – Preferred Supplier
50%
70%
80%
Groups – Non-Preferred Supplier
40%
60%
70%
Earned/Used complimentary travel (group tour conductors/comps) 100%
Group Air Tickets non-Apollo Users (you set up the block space airline
contract and Montrose Travel issues the tickets for you)
$20/ticket
Groups – assisted by MT personnel Negotiable
Groups – referred to us 10%

***Group commission splits are net of group related expenses. These include advertising, computer programming, web page development, and other direct expenses.

Corporate Account (Optional Products)

MTravel.com
New to the Industry
Experienced Agents/Agencies
Established Agents/Agencies
Concur Travel (corporate travel self booking tool) Based on corporate account online self booking volume
iBank Management Reports $50/month
Referred Account One lump sum payment equal to 10% times the
1st 6 months total net commissions* generated

Apollo (Optional GDS)

MTravel.com
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Apollo (connecting via Terminal Server)
NA
$15/month + $180 1x Terminal Server license fee
Air Tickets/Amtrak – Apollo Users
NA
$13 fee to MT for any total service fee of $50 or less; 50%/50% for any total service fee $51+
Debit Memo
NA
$25
Refund
NA
$15
Exchange
NA
$15
Void
NA
$15
Background check fee for Apollo user (if not done in conjunction with joining MT)
NA
$100
Apollo Non-Use Disconnect Fee
NA
$100

Variable Fees and Incentive (based on usage)

MTravel.com
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Referral Incentive To You (amount based on experience level of referred person) $20 (inexperienced agent)
$30 (experienced agent)
Merchant Fee (Montrose Travel charges the client credit card, not the supplier) 3%
Bounced check $50
Delivery:
-
• USPS Priority $9.99
• Fed Ex 2 Day $14.99
• Fed Ex Overnight $19.99
• Standard Postage (from Montrose
Travel)
N/C
• Brochure Mailing – priority mail or
bound printed matter
$5
IATAN Card Actual charge – payable to IATAN
CLIA Card Actual charge – payable to CLIA
Custom Reports Requested by IC $25/hour
24 Hour Platinum Emergency Service
-
• Per Call $13.50
• Issue new e-ticket (per ticket) $11
• Exchange (per ticket) $25
Additional Private Labeled Website for Special Account (allows sales tracking against a separate account number) $25/Year
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