Vacations By Rail Raises Travel Agent Commissions

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Global train vacation supplier Vacations By Rail is introducing higher commission rates for travel agents as part of its new Preferred Program. The new program will also include bonuses, educational resources and exclusive access to its latest products around the globe.

Vacations By Rail offers travel agencies tiered commission starting at 10 percent on all Vacations By Rail independent, locally-hosted and escorted train tours in the U.S., Canada and Europe, with the opportunity to earn up to 15 percent commission based on sales volume.

Agencies who book four or more vacations through Vacations By Rail will be now automatically enrolled in the company’s “Preferred Program,” which adjusts agencies’ starting commission to 12 percent. Qualifying agencies receive a series of benefits based on their ongoing volume of sales, including higher commission, potential overrides, bonus commission, exclusive promotions, and the chance to experience new products.


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Vacations By Rail is also offering complimentary webinars on earning top commission, insider tips and the benefits of selling packaged rail travel. Interested agents can attend the webinar session available 11am or 3pm CT on March 27.  Register in advance or on the day of the webinars at the links below:

March 27

Vacations by Rail offers independent rail vacations, escorted rail tours, luxury rail journeys and custom train vacations to destinations in North America, Europe and beyond, as well as a selection of European Rail Passes and European City to City train tickets.

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