Working With LANDED
Why do top Travel Advisors Choose to work with LANDED?
We know, because we go.
Our founders travel solo, as a couple, and with their children in tow–a range of experience that provides valuable context for all types of clients.
We are real people, accessible in real life. When you contact LANDED, you’ll have a personal response within a few business hours.
Our closing rate is roughly 80% when we conduct a conference call with agents and their clients.
When you choose LANDED, we’ll be here for you. We answer questions, make informed recommendations, take care of the details, and update you on the trip’s progress. We’ve got you.
We founded LANDED in 2006. Since then, we’ve helped thousands of clients turn their travel dreams into memories.
We design and manage hundreds of original, custom-tailored, private journeys each year
Among those are vacations for many of the top names in business, music, fashion, and film.
We’ve developed an eclectic global network of local experts, partners, guides, and insiders. These friends and allies are at your service.
We are members of the invitation-only Traveller Made consortium.Nominations by our peers within Traveller Made include:
- 2017 — Top Destination Knowledge
- 2018 — Most Thorough Designer
- 2019 — Most Creative Designer
- 2020 — Most Thorough Designer
Every client has a unique set of requirements, tastes, and dreams. That’s why we’ve never offered the same itinerary twice.
With our connections and knowledge, our clients have access to creative approaches and custom-tailored experiences.
Ease of Transactions
LANDED is your one-stop source for multi-country itineraries. We make it easy to sell travel to destinations throughout Latin America and Antarctica.
- You’ll receive beautiful itineraries that can be sent directly to your clients.
- Pricing can be net or commissionable.
- We can itemize hotels, cruises, and major tour components.
- We’ll help you arrange conference calls to answer your clients’ questions and share our love of these destinations.
- We offer a single source for payment, based in the USA, and priced in US dollars.
Easy, Timely Commissions
LANDED pays commission within two weeks of the clients’ return.
Commissions start at 10%. Once an agent has booked a lifetime total of $500,000 with LANDED, commissions increase to:
- 12% commission on land services
- 12% on most hotels
Cruises and full-board properties remain commissionable at 10%.
A few items, such as local flights, train tickets, taxes, and entrance fees are non-commissionable.
LANDED’s greatest asset is its reputation–the trust we’ve developed with our travel agent clients and suppliers. We manage our company with financial discipline and a long-term view.
- Since 2006, LANDED has operated debt free.
- We are family-owned and managed. No private equity or outside investors.
- We carry insurance with a firm rated A++ by A.M. Best and AA by S&P Global Ratings.
- All client funds are collected in a dedicated escrow account.
What can LANDED offer your clients?
- Custom travel design
- Special experiences
- Private guides and insiders
- Entrance and event tickets
- Restaurant & spa reservations
- Air travel
- International and in-country
- Charter flights (fixed-wing and helicopter)
- Private homes and villas
- Private charters
- Land transportation
- Airport services
- Skip-the-line immigration and customs processing
- Luggage assistance
- Lounge access
Your clients deserve the best, and LANDED delivers:
- 24 / 7 in-country English-language support
- 24 / 7 support based in the USA
- Visa, passport, and immunization details
- Banking and currency information
- Gratuity guidelines
- Restaurant recommendations
- Packing lists
- Weather guidance
- Electronic travel documents, delivered by smartphone / tablet app
- Hotel benefits, such as:
- Early check in
- Late check out
- In-room amenities
- Room upgrades and preferred locations