Our Mission is to provide a turnkey program that focuses on marketing, accounting, professional development & industry specific educational opportunities. We will give you the tools to provide excellent customer service, embrace technology and maintain the highest level of professionalism and ethics in the ever-changing travel industry.
30 years of business, Midwest values & 9 office locations
Support, knowledge & assistance from a dedicated team
Top tier commissions and relationships with many vendors including the following:
Technology & Marketing:
Client Base CRM
Sabre Cruise Booking Engine
Hosting Package Options
Our four most common Independent Contractor options:
Start Up Fees: New Agent $350 | Experienced Agent $200*
(Start-up fees include 1 year of Errors & Omissions Insurance)
*Must have IATA card to qualify as experienced agent
All ICs are required to carry Errors & Omissions Insurance through Travel Leaders Market Square or must present Travel Leaders Market Square a copy of your own Errors & Omissions Insurance Policy when you sign your contract.
Interested in a Travel Career?
The best way to start in the travel industry is with proper training. We strongly suggest you invest in your career with one of these programs:
Travel Academy (learn more►) Hands-on, instructor lead learning from some of the industries best. Located within Hennepin County Technical College
Travel Leaders of Tomorrow (Learn more ►) A virtual campus product to help you learn the travel industry!
“We have been with Travel Leaders-Market Square for many years and have enjoyed the outstanding relationship with management. The support is great and I know I can go to them at any time a get answers to my questions. The contacts and recommended suppliers help us provide good service to clients with appropriate rewards to us.”
– Jerry and Margaret Ford
“My experience has been fantastic! Everyone I’ve had to contact has taken the time to answer tons of questions and always responds to phone calls, emails, etc. in a very timely fashion.
I feel like I am part of a big family and everyone is there to support me along the way!”
“As an agent that came from working in an office, I experienced a very smooth transition when I started working as an IC! Market Square Travel provides a lot of the same support and tools to their IC’s (if they choose) as they do their inside agents. I live nearby an office as well and feel very comfortable in that space – they have a great system for any paperwork and mail that may be delivered to them.
The support team is extremely helpful and is very prompt on getting back to any questions or concerns you may have; from technical help to simple things like needing phone numbers. They always do their best to assist you with any issues and help find solutions to problems if needed.
The office has great relationships with their vendors and you are treated like a VIP when working with them! This means you can skip some of the lengthy phone hold times and the sales managers they work with will go to bat for you! The agency also does a great job of continuing education opportunities for their IC’s through Wednesdays with Wendy, bringing vendors in to learn more about their products, tradeshows & seminars and access to FAMs.
I’d highly recommend anyone considering becoming an IC or changing their host agency to inquire with Market Square Travel! They truly bring a large family feel to the business and will you make you a part of it!”
“The support team is the best. Always there to help out.”
“I have been in the travel business for numerous years and at one time have worked as an *inside* agent for Dave and Sandy. I enjoy working for Dave and Sandy and Dave Jr. and I feel I am very fortunate to be able to work in my home and sell leisure travel on a part time basis. I have an opportunity to see Sandy in her office periodically and she is always so friendly and has a smile on her face and nice things to say. Market Square Travel is indeed prosperous because of Dave and Sandy and Dave Jr. and all their hard work.”
“Wendy, many thanks for your willingness to help me with my struggles yesterday with ticketing. You were so patient & knowlegeable in getting the job done when I was ready to pull my hair. I appreiciate it so very much.”