Intrepid Travel is launching a Commission Fast-Track offer for the month of August, which will provide $200 CAD/USD in upfront commissions to agents making a booking between Aug. 1 to Aug. 31, 2020 for trips departing between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2022.
The offer is valid on Intrepid trips, as well tours through its sister company Peregrine Adventures, that have a minimum booking value of $2,000 CAD/USD, excluding Tailor-Made trips, Australia trips and 18-29s trips.
Megan Bailey, sales director in North America for Intrepid Travel, said: “We know this is a challenging time for the entire travel industry, particularly while there is still so much uncertainty around international border openings. We want to show our appreciation for our travel agent partners by offering partial commission upfront to help make this time a little bit easier.’
The $200 CAD/USD upfront commission will be paid to the agency via direct deposit within three weeks of the booking date, and the agency will receive the remainder of their commission at the time of trip departure. The offer can only be applied to new bookings, including the use of future travel credits.
A deposit of $400 CAD/USD is required at the time of booking, while a deposit of $600 CAD/USD is required at the time of booking for adventure cruising voyages and Peregrine Adventures tours. A deposit of $1,000 CAD/USD is required at the time of booking for all polar voyages and trips that include gorilla permits.
In preparation for travel to resume, Intrepid has introduced a new Flexible Bookings policy to make travellers feel at ease when booking their trips, which permits changes to travel plans 21 days before a scheduled departure, allowing for new travel dates or an entirely different trip with no change fees.
The company’s trips will also now be operated under new Safe Travel protocols developed and endorsed by the World Travel & Tourism Council.