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Old April 29th, 2013, 10:58 PM's Avatar is offline
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VERY few agents ever make anywhere near that kind of money. In fact most of them make less than a good full-time job pays. For an agent to make $100,000 they would have to be very hardworking, work alot more hours than a full-time job, and sell alot of luxury cruises.

I would estimate the chances of an agent making that kind of money is maybe about 1 in 100. Problem is when they are that busy, they can't spend the time with each client that needs to be spent, plus they have alot of overhead - probably even have an assistant or two working for them. So while they may make $100,000, their take home pay is probably less than half that amount.

Travel Agent/Cruise Specialist w/13 yrs exp and 48 Cruises on 11 cruise lines! Favorites: Paul Gauguin - Tahiti: Uniworld River Cruises - Europe; Celebrity Solstice-class ships; Holland America - 12-nights Baltics & Russia; RCCL - 14-nights Greek Isles, Turkey, & Croatia; Holland America - 14-day Alaskan cruisetour; 10-night Canada/New England cruise; 21 days Hawaii w/7-night NCL cruise; Oceania - 25 days in Asia; more than 3 months touring Europe by train. And many all-inclusive resorts!
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