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Travel Agent Bond Guide 

Travel agents must obtain a seller of travel bond to ensure that they properly collect and transfer funds to the correct companies. Learn more about how travel agency surety bonds work in this complete guide. is the industry’s top surety provider. We offer the best service, fastest delivery and most affordable travel agency bonds in the nation. 

What Is a Travel Agency Bond?

Travel agencies handle large sums of money that need forwarding to the actual companies providing services to travelers. A travel agency surety bond protects consumers and travel companies from agents who might try to take advantage of them through fraud or misrepresentation. It also protects funds if a travel agency goes bankrupt or closes unexpectedly.

If a travel agent fails to meet the bond obligations, harmed parties can file a claim for up to the full bond amount. 

What Are the Bond Requirements for Travel Agents? 

State-level government agencies usually require sellers of travel bonds. The bond terms typically hold travel agents responsible for the following obligations:

  • Forwarding customers’ money to the correct parties 
  • Providing a legitimate range of travel options
  • Making business decisions ethically and lawfully

Select your state below for more information about travel agency license and bonding requirements in your area:

How Much Do Seller of Travel Bonds Cost?

Travel agent bond costs are a percentage of the bond amount. Your exact premium will depend on several factors including:

  • The bond amount
  • The term length
  • Credit score
  • Other financial credentials

The cost of a $10,000 seller of travel bond in California, Florida or Washington starts at just $100. Apply now for your free, personalized quote. 

How to Become a Bonded Travel Agency provides the fastest and easiest path to becoming a bonded travel agent: 

  • Step 1: Once you know the exact bond amount you need, apply online. 
  • Step 2: Pay for your bond online or over the phone. 
  • Step 3: Receive your bond the same day!
  • Step 4: File the bond with your licensing agency. 

Getting a Travel Agency Bond With Bad Credit

Don’t let your financial situation keep you from getting the bond you need. Our Bad Credit Bonding Program helps us provide bonds for travel agents with lower credit scores. 

Qualified applicants can also take advantage of our premium financing program which breaks up large bond premiums into smaller payments over time.

Call 1 (800) 308-4358 to talk with a Surety Expert