Frequently Asked Questions
Home Base comes with one additional textbook and workbook designed to help you start your independent contractor business.
There currently are no licensing requirements to sell travel. We do highly recommend that you earn your certification though. And we strongly suggest that you check your state laws for any Seller of Travel (SOT) requirements.
There are currently no licensing requierments to sell travel. We do highly recommend that you earn your certification though.
We encourage you to complete the entry level program (TRIPKIT). Once that is done and you start in the industry, we encourage you to go through the CTA program.
The TAP exam focuses on the 5 areas of travel. Air, Ground, Hotel, Tours and Cruises. The CTA focuses on the professional and practical skills you need to be a successful travel agent.
Up to two hours
60 multiple choice questions and 4 essays.
A proctor is a professional within his or her own industry, such as a teacher, accountant, firefighter, small business owner. Their role is to ensure that you are not using any online or printed materials to help you answer your essay, as well as ensure that you complete your test within the 2 hours.
We must have the test request 5 business days in advance.
Yes, you can. We will hold your certificate until you submit your notirized certification form detailing your experience.
Certification is not tied to revenue. That said, a well educated professional has a strong position to increase revenue.