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Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise - Franchise

Quick Franchise Summary

For over 30 years, Expedia CruiseShipCenters has been one of North America's largest retail travel agency franchises and a leading seller of cruise travel. Get ready for the resurgence of travel by starting your franchise journey today!

Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2020

Minimum Cash Required$39,000
Net Worth Required$300,000
Total Investment$156,000 – $276,000
Franchise Fee$39,000
Training & SupportYes
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • ME
  • MI
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Not Available In These States:

We are currently not accepting inquiries in these states:
  • HI
  • MD
  • MN
  • ND
  • RI
  • SD

International Availability:

Accepting In These Countries:
  • United States and Canada


Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise - Franchise Information

Join North America’s Top Retail Travel Agency Franchise
Do you want to be your own boss and have that perfect balance of equity, lifestyle, and fun? As an Expedia CruiseShipCenters franchise owner, you can enjoy the best of two worlds by having the entrepreneurial freedom of independent ownership, along with the backing of one of the world’s biggest and most successful travel names – Expedia. You will also be able to leverage $99.7 billion in buying power. As a full-service retail travel agency, your Expedia CruiseShipCenters location will offer travelers in your community a wide range of travel products along with outstanding service – all at Expedia prices.

Booming Industry
30 million people cruised in 2019 – and they had a lot of questions! That’s why, according to CLIA, 70% of cruisers choose to book their vacation with a travel agent. Or better yet, a cruise specialist who can navigate through the sea of options available to today’s cruisers. This may be why cruisers have the highest satisfaction rate of any vacationer, with an 80% repeat rate. Cruise lines also recognize the growing demand for cruise vacations and continue to invest billions of dollars, with an impressive 117+ new ships planned to enter the market between now and 2027. The cruising industry is extremely resilient and now is the time to get your foot in the door with an Expedia Franchise. Get ready for the resurgence of travel by starting your franchise journey today!

Why Expedia CruiseShipCenters?

• Build equity in a scalable retail business, backed by the largest brand in travel 
• Join forces with a proven franchise system with more than 30 years of success 
• Demand for expertise is growing with 70% of cruisers booking travel with a travel agent 
• 140+ member corporate support team dedicated to helping you build out your Center and achieve your business goals

More Information
If you’re a proactive, outgoing leader who wants to build a profitable business in the exciting travel industry, find out more about Expedia Franchise opportunities in your area by submitting an information request on this page.

Financing Options
Expedia CruiseShipCenters is an SBA approved franchise, ask us how you can leverage your retirement funds to finance your franchise. Veterans and First Responders receive a 15% discount on the Franchise Fee.


“The idea of a big digital company also doing brick-and-mortar locations to appeal to every segment of the market was attractive to me and I felt that it was very forward-looking. Expedia is a household name that has instant credibility and instant familiarity with our customers. That is a big differentiator from most of our competitors who don’t have a big brand for people to connect with.” Chris Meyer, Orange County, California - Franchise Owner
“I have always dreamed of owning my own business and had extensive experience in corporate America. The support of the Expedia CruiseShipCenters franchise system allows me to capitalize on my experience while taking advantage of a proven system. I'm not left to re-invent the wheel." Jon Harvill, Birmingham, Alabama - Franchise Owner

Military & Veteran Promotions

Veterans and First Responders receive a 15% discount on the franchise fee.

Expedia CruiseShipCenters Franchise Video(s)

Press Releases & Awards

2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM - Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® Forecasts Wave of Franchise Growth in 2017
11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM - Expedia® CruiseShipCenters® Announces Expansion Plans for Florida
5/26/2016 12:00:00 AM - Welcome Aboard: Leading Travel Franchise Sails to Alaska for Yearly Conference
12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM - Leading Travel Franchise Sets Sights on California for West Coast Development