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Dream Vacations
Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

Dream Vacations, with over 1000 independently owned travel franchise locations, is the largest seller of cruise vacations in the nation. We offer customers the ability to plan online while enjoying the personalized touch of an experienced local vacation specialist. Check out this great franchise now!

Dream Vacations:
 Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts

Minimum Cash Required$9,800
Total Investment$495 – $9,800
Financing Assistance3rd Party
# of Existing Units1,000
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Dream Vacations – Franchise Information

The time is NOW to join the ONLY all-encompassing Vacation Franchise
Join the BEST travel agency Franchise
We are part of World Travel Holdings, the world’s largest cruise agency. Gain instant affiliation as a powerhouse in the travel industry with unrivaled buying power, relationships and resources.

We’re in the TOP 3%
We are ranked in the top 3% among more than 4,000 operating franchise systems worldwide. Our franchise opportunity is second to none in the travel industry!

Highest Commissions

You’ll earn 100% of the industry’s highest paid commission, paid weekly. Plus, we have capped royalty fees, no other travel agency franchise offers this.

No Travel Experience Necessary
Many of our home-based franchise owners had no prior industry experience, but they all have one thing in common, a passion for travel and an entrepreneurial spirit! Full training is provided with 24/7 access to ongoing curriculum. 

Multiple Customized Websites

Your customers can book travel directly on your multiple consumer-facing, mobile-friendly websites that have been customized for your business.

Flexibility, Profitability, Success
The excitement of the travel industry is the perfect opportunity to explore your passion for travel and business ownership with tremendous rewards – like traveling yourself at significantly reduced or free rates!

We’re going to set you up for success
Franchisee support never stops; we’re available 24/7 and have a 1:10 support ratio – the best in the industry! Our marketing, lead generation programs and over $1 Million in exclusive promotions will support your business growth. Plus, all of our technology is web-based so you can operate your business and make reservations from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. 

Up to 20% Discount off the Franchise Fee
We offer a 20% discount off the franchise fee to U.S. Veterans and active-duty spouses as well as first responders. Plus, as part of our DiversityFran initiative, we offer 10% off the franchise fee. Top that off with our flexible financing option, you can get started for as little as $3,500!



Military & Veteran Promotions

Dream Vacations Veteran and Military Spouse Franchise Opportunity: Dream Vacations proudly supports Veterans in entrepreneurship. We are proud members of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) VetFran initiative. We are committed to recruiting U.S. Veterans and Military Spouses who want to become entrepreneurs. We offer U.S. Veterans 20% OFF the initial franchise fee. Franchisees are able to recruit a Military Veteran or Spouse to join their business free of charge. Currently, 30% of our franchisees are Military Veterans or Spouses. We would love to expand our growing franchise family with Military Veterans and Spouses who enjoy working with people, are self-disciplined and have a passion for travel.

Dream Vacations Video(s)

Video Selections

  • CruiseOne Technology & Support

  • CruiseOne - Virtual Discovery Day

  • CruiseOne Franchisees - Meet Will and Nikki Gott

  • CruiseOne Franchisee - Meet Brad Harris

Press Releases & Awards

8/1/2017 - Cruisers Win Big with Loyalty Cruise Perks from Dream Vacations
7/27/2017 - Dream Vacations Attains Prestigious 5-Star Veteran Ranking
6/16/2017 - Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company Celebrates Anniversary Year with 2017 National Conference Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas
5/22/2017 - Five Military Veterans Can Win Free Travel Franchise
5/17/2017 - Immersive Education Series Offers Comprehensive Niche Training
5/1/2017 - Travel Industry Veteran Saul Fonseca Joins Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company as Director of Sales
4/21/2017 - CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Celebrate Top Travel Professionals With Enchanting Danube River Cruise
4/14/2017 - David’s Bridal Partnership Expands CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Romance Packages
3/21/2017 - Multi-Million Dollar Technology Investment Enhances Digital Infrastructure for Travel Agents
3/17/2017 - Dream Vacations Recognizes Franchise Owner Lainey Melnick In Celebration of Women’s History Month
2/9/2017 - 2017 On Pace to be Record-Breaking Year for CruiseOne/Dream Vacations
1/10/2017 - Double-Digit Cruise and Land Sales Growth for CruiseOne® and Dream Vacations
11/11/2016 - Five Military Veterans Win Travel Franchises from CruiseOne/Dream Vacations
10/20/2016 - CNN Commentator and Carnival Corporation President and CEO to Headline CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations National Conference
10/18/2016 - CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Ranked #1 Best for Vets Franchise Three Years in a Row
9/21/2016 - CruiseOne/Dream Vacations Wins Seven in Prestigious 2016 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
7/25/2016 - $8,000 Cash-Back Incentive for New Travel Franchisees with Dream Vacations/CruiseOne
6/9/2016 - CruiseOne®/Dream Vacations Celebrate Top Travel Professionals During Pacific Coast Cruise
5/26/2016 - Military Veterans Can Begin Next Tour of Duty as Travel Franchise Owner
5/20/2016 - CruiseOne / Dream Vacations Travel Franchise Forms Strategic Partnership with Honeymoon Wishes
4/6/2016 - Travel Agency Franchise Launches Experiential-Focused Brand Dream Vacations A CruiseOne Company
3/16/2016 - CruiseOne® Recognizes Franchisee with National Business Award In Celebration of Women’s History Month
2/12/2016 - In-House Business Development Team Provides Local Support to Home-Based Travel Franchise Owners
1/7/2016 - Innovation and Growth Characterizes CruiseOne As a Game-Changer in the Travel Industry in 2015
11/17/2015 - CruiseOne Adds Dream Vacations Brand to its Travel Franchise Portfolio

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