License To Trade

Licence To Trade

Whether you’re an established travel business or just starting up, joining the Travel Trust Association gives you a solution to trade with our Trust Account model. There is no bond required, your financial protection is paid on a per booking basis and you can offer your clients and suppliers 100% financial protection.

The TTA was set up over 20 years ago to provide a flexible, low cost solution for independent entrepreneurs wanting to enter the travel business.

We provide our members with all the tools and advice they need to set up a successful travel agency, including:

• Guidance through the regulations and legalities of running their own travel business.
TTA trust fund to avoid the bonding costs of travel regulation and manage cash flow.
• Core travel technology and back office equipment at a relatively low cost.
• 100% financial protection for the customer through ATOL protection and other products.
• The freedom to create their own business strategy
At our core, we are a trade association of 410 independent travel agents and over 200 tour operators and travel organisers who operate trust accounts in order to provide financial protection for the consumer. Uniquely, the TTA provides 100% financial protection for your consumer regardless of what service they have booked or how much they have paid. Every single penny is secured in the trust account and guaranteed by the TTA.

TTA membership benefits:

• Low cost entry to the travel industry
• Total consumer protection
• T-ATOL franchise arrangement
• Centralised commercial deals with Business Partners giving you access to product and enhanced commission rates
• Merchant facility access and low rates
• Affordable technology
• Our expertise and support from your dedicated Account Manager

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Journeys a la Carte values being a member of the TTA. As a TTA member we are able to offer our clients 100% financial protection. The TAPS ‘Tool’ is an efficient and accurate way of paying Suppliers and the Support Team are always available and helpful in resolving issues and giving guidance. TTA provides excellent value.

Bernadette - Journeys a la Carte

The TTA provides us with a pro active approach that enables us to grow in line with our plans. Not only that, but without the requirement of costly bonds whilst providing both our customers and suppliers with unrivalled customer protection in an ever changing landscape

Harry - Ocean Holidays

With a well known brand like Worldchoice its possible to compete with the big 2 as well as working with all operators. The name Worldchoice is recognised as a leading high street brand of professional independent holiday specialists who's presence is to help each member to be the best for the travellers needs. So in simple terms this equates to " Worldchoice the peoples choice"

Steve - Ashley Adams