ARC Offers Commissions on Passport and Visa Service

A Briggs, a leading passport and visa expeditor, is the latest addition to the products and services available to travel professionals through the Airlines Reporting Corporation's ARC MarketPlace. With the A Briggs facilitative service, travel professionals navigate their clients through the complex and often urgent process of obtaining passports and visas. Agents can earn a commission of 10 percent, ARC says.

A Briggs Passport and Visa Service is accessed through ARC MarketPlace at Each ARC agency accessing A Briggs through ARC MarketPlace will be assigned a professional passport and visa specialist for them and their customers. ARC’s MarketPlace now features travel activities and services for more than 6,000 destinations and offers agents the opportunity to generate additional ancillary revenue.

“The travel experience should be enjoyable for the customer from the time of sale to the reliving of exciting memories,” says Lauri Reishus, general manager, ARC Industry Products & Services. “All too often, however, the complexities of various requirements and incidentals can sour the experience. Travel professionals with the right tools at their fingertips can provide their clients comprehensive planning and seamless execution.”

“With services such as A Briggs Passport and Visa Service to ensure easy entry into other countries, the ARC PrePaid Travel MasterCard to manage travel spending with confidence, and advance purchase of tickets to in-demand tours and excursions, the professionals can give their clients an easy and pleasant purchase experience, all while generating commissions through ARC and its product and service partners,” adds Reishus.