Thinking about becoming a Disney Travel Agent? Being a Disney Travel Agent may look fun and glamorous, but it’s also a lot of hard work. We’re here to share everything you need to know to prepare you for this magical journey.
So, what does it take to become a Disney Travel Agent?
One of the most important parts of being a Disney Travel Agent is to be one of the types of people that loves all things Disney. Don’t just become a Disney TA because it makes money. Having a willingness to grow is essential to success a travel agent selling Disney. Like we said earlier, it’s not just fun and games. You need to remember that you are running a real business. If you treat it like a hobby, you’re going to get hobby pay. You could be the best travel agent in the world, but if you don’t know how to show up in the online space, you won’t have any customers. Also keep in mind that every family has different likes, interests, and needs and it can sometimes be difficult to meet everyone’s expectations.
If you happened to stumble upon this post, you can go to the Careers on Vacation Masterclass which is a free class that will walk you through all the different ways to enter the travel industry. Knowing your goals and all the ways you can become a travel agent is truly the first step to long term success, so don’t miss out!
Becoming a Travel Agent
In terms of your business setup, think about whether or not you want to run and own your own business or if you want to work under someone else. Running your own business can be extremely rewarding, but it also comes with more difficulties. There’s no wrong answer to your goals. The only right answer is the answer that aligns with you. Be sure to also consider how much time you’re willing to put in to learning. If you’re struggling to make the decision of whether to work independently or as part of a team, you can take the Wanderlust Campus quiz that matches you with the education journey that’s right for you.
Once you do this, consider your next steps. Are you going to get a certification? We certainly recommend it. How do you want to get started? No matter your decision, we’re always here to help.
The Top Things Disney Travel Agents do For Success
The number one thing that top agencies are doing is staying consistent. They show up every day, they put in the hard work, and stay on top of their game. The second most common thing these successful agents do is earn certifications. Through getting their certifications through Wanderlust Campus, these people are knowledgeable and know they have access to community and tools needed to continue growing.
The final thing these people do is market, market, MARKET! Having great marketing makes it easier to get ideal clients, so it shouldn’t be overlooked. If you’re looking for materials to market Disney vacations in your travel business, check out some of our favorite Wanderlust Social bundles. The Disney marketing space is highly competitive and we understand the need to stand out, which is why we’ve designed customizable bundles to help your travel agency shine.
Our Favorite Disney Content Bundles
#1: Disneyland Marketing Content Bundle
The Disneyland Marketing Content bundle is one of the newest Disney-related bundles to our ever-growing collection of resources!
The Disneyland bundle is packed full of all kinds of magic. With images, blog posts, email templates, postcards and so much more. And the fairy godmother’s magic doesn’t stop there… We’ve also included itineraries and captions in two different brand voices to give your brand that extra push needed to stand out.
Get the Disneyland Marketing Content Bundle here!
#2: Walt Disney World Marketing Content Bundle
The Walt Disney World Marketing Content Bundle will make your dreams come true. This marketing content bundle is one of our all-time bestselling destination bundles, and our team designed it to transform your sales strategy, just like your very own fairy godmother!
This bundle is packed with SEO-focused blog posts, email marketing templates, and digital resources you can customize to stand out in a crowded market.
Get the Walt Disney World Marketing Content Bundle here!
#3: Magic Kingdom Easter Eggs Content Bundle
Disney Easter eggs are a popular activity for Disney lovers and agents alike. Easter eggs are secrete messages, items, and images hidden within a Disney movie, theme park, or resort. From hidden Mickeys to movie props, Disney is full of Easter eggs waiting to be discovered.
With the Magic Kingdom Easter Eggs content bundle, you can get your clients excited for their Disney trips and provide an unforgettable experience! This bundle includes blog posts, Easter egg scavenger hunt lists, and hard-to-find images of Easter eggs in Disney with detailed explanations to help you look like a Disney expert.
Get the Magic Kingdom Easter Eggs Marketing Content Bundle here!
#4: Epcot Flower & Garden Marketing Content Bundle
The EPCOT Flower and Garden festival is a popular event that attracts visitors from all over the world.
This bundle provides you with exclusive images and highlights you can’t find anywhere else. A customizable exhibit map, packing list, and sample itinerary make this bundle perfect to build your email newsletter or lead magnet system to reach travelers searching for a Disney travel agency that showcases expertise and attention to detail.
Get the Epcot Marketing Content Bundle here!
#5: Hollywood Studios Marketing Content Bundle
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is filled with beloved characters and movie magic all around, and this bundle doesn’t sacrifice on that enchantment aspect.
The Hollywood Studios bundle includes engaging visuals, insider tips, and more to help you stand out as the perfect guide for travelers looking to craft an unforgettable Disney experience.