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You may work independently but you’ll never work alone!

Established in 1989, Travel Experts is one of the nations most respected, privately-owned host agencies in luxury travel.​​

Owner Susan Ferrell, has dedicated the past 30 years to creating the ideal environment where independent contractors can successfully grow their businesses. As a result, Travel Experts’ independent contractors are recognized as the country’s premiere advisors in today’s luxury travel industry.

Travel Experts is proud to be the pioneer host agency to offer 100% commission, while also providing unprecedented support to entrepreneur independent contractors.

Welcome to Travel Experts, The Perfect Hosts
I am excited to present our independent contractor program. We believe we are the best option for mid- to high-volume, well-established travel advisors. 
Travel Experts is one of Virtuoso’s top agencies and enjoys the status of a Virtuoso National Account, and we have received numerous awards throughout our partnership. As a Travel Experts independent contractor, our Virtuoso membership allows access to exclusive, added-value arrangements with top travel providers, including the world's finest luxury hotels and resorts, cruise lines, tour operators and ground operators.

Our network of independent travel advisors boasts many experts with dozens of designations, hundreds of years of experience, fluency in multitude languages, who have visited every country on earth. We are proud that several of our independent contractors have been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure Magazine as the country's top travel advisors. 

I am most proud of the sense of collaboration throughout our network. While they work independently, our travel advisors are available to share their expertise or to offer advice to their colleagues when needed.

I encourage you to  reach out to us with any questions! 

​​Susan Ferrell, Founder
Susan Ferrell
Travel Experts Owner
Meet Our Team

The Travel Experts Difference​​

As a Travel Experts independent contractor, you create your own vision, set your own goals and make your own decisions. Your success and your clients’ satisfaction are directly related to how well you marshal resources and apply skills. ​​​​​​​​​​​

As a member of Travel Experts, you can focus your efforts on what matters most: your clients. 

Members of Travel Experts’ network enjoy the industry’s top supplier commission levels, superior assistance from a dedicated support staff and unparalleled access to some of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands.
See Our Difference
  1. 30+
    Years in Business
  2. 500+
    Travel Advisors
  3. 120+
  4. 10,000+
    Happy Clients

Travel Experts is a Top Virtuoso Agency​​

The prestigious Virtuoso network offers unmatched advantages and resources to independent contractors. For more than +30 years, Virtuoso has turned luxury travel into a fine art. The Virtuoso network represents the best sellers of luxury travel experiences in the world, and Travel Experts is proud of its strong partnership.

Year after year, Travel Experts is acknowledged for its outstanding performance during Virtuoso Travel Week. The prestigious Virtuoso network represents the best sellers of luxury travel experiences in the world, and Travel Experts is proud of the strong partnership.
Why A Virtuoso Advisor?
Travel Experts always has a significant presence at "Virtuoso Travel Week" in Las Vegas every August. In 2019 over 100 Travel Advisors attended the 5-day meeting . See this  Video for a summary of their activities!
Travel Experts were featured at a recent ASTA Global Convention, and as a part of this, ITN Productions produced a program for ASTA entitled "Travel Agents Taking Off" See this video for more details. (Copyright ITN Productions)
 ​​​​ASTA Premium Member
and Corporate Advisory
Council member.