Dream Vacations

The Dream Vacations franchise is the leading home-based travel franchise in the country and one of the world's largest sellers of cruises. Since it is a home-based franchise opportunity, franchise owners have no overhead costs or inventory  and sell travel packages, which include travel protection, shore excursions, hotels and tours to individuals, couples, families, businesses and groups. Over the past three decades, the brand has mastered the art of unrivaled buying power, innovative marketing programs, and dedicated franchisee support. It also offers generous incentives to veterans and first responders looking to work with them. If you want an affordable franchise option and the ability to work from home, the Dream Vacations franchise is for you.  

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Dream Vacations Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The travel industry is booming and is especially strong when the economy allows people to have disposable incomes to go on a vacation. This is where the Dream Vacations franchise comes in. The brand is the leading home-based travel franchise in the U.S. and is one of the world's largest sellers of cruises, as part of World Travel Holdings. Since it is a home-based franchise opportunity, franchise owners have no overhead costs or inventory and franchisees don't have any geographical restrictions! When you work with the brand, you sell travel packages, which include travel protection, shore excursions, hotels and tours to individuals, couples, families, businesses and groups. For over 30 years, the brand has grown its franchise network to over 1,500 franchisees with unparalleled support and unrivaled buying power. Veterans are incentivized to franchise with them with a 30% discount off the initial franchise fee. In terms of support and training, franchisees  can expect on-the-go technology and turn-key marketing to help them succeed. Since it is a home-based franchise, all the initial training sessions can be done from the comfort of your own home! Not only are you getting the best support in the business with the franchise, but on average, travel agents save clients $452. And the demand for vacation franchises are strong, with 38% of millennials using a travel agent in the last 12 months. Not only are you investing in a booming industry, but you can help people plan their perfect vacation. For those looking to work from home with an affordable franchise option, the Dream Vacations franchise could be for you. 

Company Details

Founded: 1991
Franchising Since: 1992
# of Units: 1,489
Headquarters: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Support and Training Offered By Dream Vacations

In terms of support and training, the franchise will provide you with 148 hours worth of classroom training and additional training as needed all from the comfort of your own home! It is also has an award-wining marketing strategy. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Dream Vacations Franchise.

What does a Dream Vacations Franchise Cost?

Dream Vacations franchise fees for 2024:

Total Investment $2K - $21K
Start up cost $2K
Initial Franchise Fee $495 - $10,500
Royalty Fee 1.5-3%
Financing Options: Yes
Veterans Discount: Yes; 30% off franchise fee

Is Dream Vacations a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Dream Vacations is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Dream Vacations a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Dream Vacations is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Dream Vacations Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Dream Vacations franchisees make. Dream Vacations offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Dream Vacations Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Dream Vacations franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Where can I see Dream Vacations's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Travel, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

Less than $25,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Dream Vacations Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Dream Vacations franchises for sale. We may have Dream Vacations franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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