Effective 12/1/2014

MTravel
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Executive
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)
 $25,000+/year in total commissions (recent proof of volume required via 1099 or check stubs)
Initial Annual Fee
$299
$399
$499
 $599
Annual Renewal Fee
$259
$359
$459
 $559
Partner/Spouse/Employee 1x Fee(operates under the same account # as the Primary Agent) $100
Sub-Agent Annual Fee(operates under a different account # from the Primary Agent) $100/year
Annual Fee Includes:

  • Private labeled consumer website with online booking capabilities
  • Agent Connex back-office portal
  • Personalized phone, online and email support
  • Accounting
  • Errors and Omissions Insurance (not included for Sub-Agents)
  • Ongoing training and educational opportunities
  • Client Connex powered by ClientBase database program
  • Marketing tools
  • Comprehensive corporate travel management program
  • Travel 42 (destination guides, hotel and cruise ship reviews)
  • Suite of reservation management and quality control technology
  • President’s Club recognition for top producers
  • Longevity recognition
  • 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
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Executive
Agents/Agencies
Preferred Supplier Cruise, Tour, Package, Hotel, Car Rental, Dynamic Packaging, Travel Insurance, Mark-Up and Service Fees
50%
70%
80%
90%
Non-Preferred Supplier Cruise, Tour, Package
40%
60%
70%
80%
Commissionable Airfare/Consolidator Ticket Mark Up 50%
Air Tickets (booked on private labeled consumer website) $10 total service fee programmed into site ($5 to IC)
Air Ticket booked through Montrose Travel via phone $30 ($5 to IC)
Individual Leisure or Group Bookings referred to Montrose Travel 10%
Vacation/Sick Coverage 10% unless otherwise negotiated
Earned/Used complimentary travel (group tour conductors/comps) 100% when used for group; subject to split if taken as commission
Group Air Tickets (non-Apollo Users set up the block space airline contract and Montrose Travel issues the tickets for you) $20/ticket if 7-day advance deadline is met/$30/ticket if 7-day advance deadline is not met; 50% of any service fee greater than $50.
Groups – assisted by MT personnel Negotiable
Individual leisure or group bookings referred to Montrose Travel 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. Group commission splits are net of group related expenses. These include marketing, web page development, and other direct expenses.

*Group commission splits are net of pre-approved group related expenses. These include items such as marketing, technology investment, web page development, and other direct expenses. While MT has no right to control final selling price unless agreed to in advance, MT will not permit any non-ARC activity where less than a 5% commission net to MT is earned (assuming a minimum of 10% commission of the selling price).

Travelport/Apollo (Optional GDS)

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

Variable Fees and Incentive (based on usage)

MTravel
New to the Industry
Experienced
Agents/Agencies
Established
Agents/Agencies
Executive
Agents/Agencies
Referral incentive to you (amount based on experience level of referred person) $20 (inexperienced agent) $30 (experienced/established agent) $40 (executive agent)
Referred corporate account One lump sum payment equal to 10% times the 1st 6 months total net commissions
generated
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 MontroseTravel) Free
• Brochure mailing – priority mail orbound 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 $14
• Issue new e-ticket (per ticket) $12.25
• Exchange (per ticket) $25
Additional private labeled website for special account (allows sales tracking against a separate account number) $25/Year