The Mark Travel Corporation recently reached an agreement with United Airlines to manage the United Vacations program effective December 12.
United Vacations will offer vacation packages on United Airlines and select partner airlines to more than 400 destinations worldwide, including mainland United States, Hawaii, Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada, South America, Central America, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East.
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Clients will experience benefits of booking United Vacations, including the options to put down as little as $200 and pay later, to earn up to 4000 MileagePlus bonus award miles, to take advantage of the best price guarantee and to add Premier Vacation Protection to cancel for any reason.
Agents will be able to access United Vacations’ expanded product line, including more than 150 new destinations and thousands of new hotels and features via the www.unitedvacationsagent.com site, powered by VAXVacationAccess or directly via www.VAXVacationaccess.com.
Agents booking United Vacation packages will have more earning opportunities. Agents will earn five percent commission on all air, have the option to add on their own commission and also earn on price matches. In addition, an Agent Rewards program will be launched with United Vacations, providing the opportunity for agents to earn bonus cash on a personal debit card.
“United Vacations will continue to be highly supportive of the travel agency community," said John Hanratty, senior vice president of travel agency engagement for The Mark Travel Corporation’s managed brands, in a written release. "We will offer the tools, programs and earnings opportunity agents desire, combined with the quality and service of United Airlines and top hotel brands."
The Mark Travel Corporation will manage all travel booked from December 12 while bookings made prior to December 12 will continue to be managed by United’s previous provider of the United Vacations program.