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Travel Agents

Travel agents advise travellers upon travel arrangements, make bookings and receive payment for travel arrangements made.

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About this Career

£19,618

Average salary

New workers start around £10,018.29. Normal pay is £19,618 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,616.72.

10

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Advises on issues of currency, passports, visa requirements, insurance, car hire, vaccinations and other health precautions.
  • Informs client of any changes in travel arrangements.
  • Handles cash, debit and credit card payment.
  • Consults travel time-tables, books travel tickets and accommodation.
  • Establishes availability with tour operators and makes bookings.
  • Discusses client requirements and shows brochures containing suitable packages.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
68
Speaking
62
Critical Thinking
61
Reading Comprehension
56
Mathematics
54
Learning Strategies
54
Writing
53
Active Learning
53
Monitoring
51
Science
3

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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