What is a Seller of Travel Bond?
You are required to get a bond for your travel agency to protect your clients. If you do not forward your clients travel booking funds to the appropriate parties such as resorts, vehicle rental services or cruise lines, a claim can be filed on your bond. If you would like to learn more about what surety bonds are and how they work, you can read our detailed guide here.
If you're unsure whether you need a bond, you can select your state from the list below to view the bond requirements.
How Much Do Travel Agency Bonds Cost?
Costs are a small percentage of the required bond amount (usually 1-15%). The pricing will range based on the financial strength of the applicant.
Frequently Asked Questions
Apply on our website, get an instant online approval, sign the indemnity agreement, pay on our website and we will send the bond to you.
No. It does not ensure the accuracy of the bookings. It only guarantees that money will be sent to the providers of travel services.
Yes. Even if you have personal credit issues, you can get an instant quote online for your travel agency. However, you should expect to pay a higher rate than someone with good credit, as surety bonds are a form of credit to you, the principal.
No. Seller of travel bonds guarantees payment is transferred for all of the agencies bookings (also known as travel agency bonds). ARC bonds only guarantee payment transfers on airline bookings.
You must contact us immediately, as we have a team of claim specialists here to find a resolution for you. Keep in mind, it is crucial that you work with an expert in the surety industry. Learn more about how to ensure you choose the proper bond company.
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