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Colin Patrick
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TTA TAPS
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Hi AllFew questions on the TTAThey have the TAPS method of paying suppliers. Does this alleviate the cashflow problems if only using TAPS suppliers? ie you can pay the suppliers before the client…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Sutton May 31.

New Uk travel agent
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Hi AllI am thinking of starting a new uk travel agency. I have 2 options at he moment. Either TTA or travel vault.If i was to only use TTA own dystem for booking and covered under there atol will…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by rahul s Jan 16.

 

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Ian Sutton replied to Colin Patrick's discussion TTA TAPS
"Hi Martin,  Of course, I prefer a conversation as it often allows for additional queries and can generally provide a quicker resolution than on the forums. I've had a chat with our TAPS Team and they have given the below information,…"
May 31
Martin McWhirter replied to Colin Patrick's discussion TTA TAPS
"Is it possible to answer these questions on the forum rather than in a private call so that others can benefit? I'd also be very interested in the responses from TTA as I'm thinking of joining."
May 31
Ian Sutton replied to Colin Patrick's discussion TTA TAPS
"Hi Colin,  I hope you're well? Better late than never hopefully, it may be worth a chat if you're still needing answers to your queries?  You can reach me on 01483 545780, or feel free to pop me a message with your number and…"
May 15
PTS left a comment for Colin Patrick
"Hi Colin, Are you operating as a Tour Operator or Travel Agent. What services are you looking for? We run a trust account and can also attain merchant services. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help. Kind Regards Neil"
Mar 8
Colin Patrick posted a discussion

TTA TAPS

Hi AllFew questions on the TTAThey have the TAPS method of paying suppliers. Does this alleviate the cashflow problems if only using TAPS suppliers? ie you can pay the suppliers before the client goes on holiday and at the same time the client pays so you dont have to stump up the cash for the holiday at the outset? How does this work with paying deposits? Do you have to pay the supllier the full amount or can the full amount be requested by the supplier 90 days before travel?Is there anyone…See More
Feb 11
rahul s replied to Colin Patrick's discussion New Uk travel agent
"Unfortunately the TTA want you to have SFI as a requirement..you cant sell without it. And yes they charge hefty exit fees"
Jan 16
Colin Patrick replied to Colin Patrick's discussion New Uk travel agent
"Yes i would be looking to use honeycomb and using their atol through it to package holidays i not sure how you would pay their net honeycomb suppliers though. Is there anyone out there who use TTA. I assume you can pay their approved suppliers…"
Jan 16
rahul s replied to Colin Patrick's discussion New Uk travel agent
"TTA are very expensive to be honest. I think it depends on what you want..do you want systems etc? or not? "
Jan 16
Ronnie Heymann replied to Colin Patrick's discussion New Uk travel agent
"Dear Colin, Welcome to the Small Fish Big Ocean network. I believe networking helps us all.   I am a Chartered Accountant in London. I specialise in the business and accounts of tour operators and the travel industry. I am an ATOL Reporting…"
Jan 16
Colin Patrick posted a discussion

New Uk travel agent

Hi AllI am thinking of starting a new uk travel agency. I have 2 options at he moment. Either TTA or travel vault.If i was to only use TTA own dystem for booking and covered under there atol will this get round the cashflow issue as i assume on their system it is only bonded suppliers and you can pay using clients money (trust account method) not sure the admin required when paying suppliers etc though. In addition i have heard it mentioned on these forums that if you decide to leave you are…See More
Jan 16

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At 10:22 on March 8, 2017, PTS said…

Hi Colin, Are you operating as a Tour Operator or Travel Agent. What services are you looking for? We run a trust account and can also attain merchant services. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help.

Kind Regards

Neil

 
 
 

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