Travel Agents

Travel agents advise travellers upon travel arrangements, make bookings and receive payment for travel arrangements made.

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

  • Advises on issues of currency, passports, visa requirements, insurance, car hire, vaccinations and other health precautions.
  • Informs client of any changes in travel arrangements.
  • Handles cash, debit and credit card payment.
  • Consults travel time-tables, books travel tickets and accommodation.
  • Establishes availability with tour operators and makes bookings.
  • Discusses client requirements and shows brochures containing suitable packages.

Desired Skills

Active Listening, Speaking, Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, Learning Strategies, Writing, Active Learning, Monitoring, Science

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