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Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
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Hi all! I have a few questions about starting a tour company in the UK. This forum has been extremely helpful, but I want to be sure that I am understanding the legal processes correctly. Could…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Suleyman Akcil Dec 4.

 

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Suleyman Akcil replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Hi, I just wanted to do the same but accommodation only, I can not find my answers and cannot trust any website what to do.To be accommodation only, what do I have to do? Do I have to get any licence? I need public liability, I can find a…"
Dec 4
Jade Shaw replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Hi Kara,  My name is Jade and I work for Trust My Travel as Sales Support and MPOS Co-ordinator. I can see from your post that you were considering applying for a membership with Trust My Travel, therefore I thought I would introduce myself…"
Nov 28
Kara Myers replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Hi Neil,  Thanks for the response. I will email you now :)  Best,  Kara"
Jan 24
Protected Trust Services replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Hi Kara, Congratulations on starting your business. I would say you are just about spot on with your running order, however you will need all in place to apart from 5 before you start taking payment. TOLI Insurance is not needed until your first…"
Jan 23
rahul s replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Hello, Google can inform you but yes the insurance will. They may also say you need the accreditation first. Having studied a BA Honours degree in travel and tourism management, I think dependent on exactly what kind of student tours your doing it…"
Jan 22
Kara Myers replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Thanks Rahul!  Do you know if the insurance company could advise about getting the appropriate accreditation? Also, any recommendations for the best insurance brokers for start-up travel companies?"
Jan 22
rahul s replied to Kara Myers's discussion Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK
"Yes skip 4 it wont benefit you they are mainly for air etc. But you need 5 straight away. You will also need some licence accreditaion to work with students as they are high risk clientelle"
Jan 22
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Starting a Tour Operator Company in UK

Hi all! I have a few questions about starting a tour company in the UK. This forum has been extremely helpful, but I want to be sure that I am understanding the legal processes correctly. Could anyone offer advice about what things must be done (and in what order do they need to be done) to legally start a tour business?Brief description of the business: A small start-up that will offer day and weekend trips to students around the UK. No air travel involved, but will sell package tours that…See More
Jan 21
Protected Trust Services left a comment for Kara Myers
"Hi Joe, Welcome to SFBO. What sort of Tours are you looking to do? Will you be selling flights? If there is anything I can do to help you with compliance please call me on 02071 90 99 88. Kind Regards Neil"
Jan 13
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"Hi Joe, I really like the site! I actually purchased the same theme and am in the midst of building my own website with it, so I appreciate seeing an example of its potential by another company :) It really does look fantastic!  I have a…"
Jan 12

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At 13:12 on December 13, 2017, Sophie Reyer said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:(sophiereyer2@yahoo.com) for the full details.

Have a nice day

Thanks God bless.

Sophie Reyer.

At 14:08 on January 27, 2017, TIMMY CHARITY said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:( timcharity@hotmail.com ) for the full details.

Have a nice day

Thanks God bless.

Mr Timmy.

At 9:58 on January 13, 2017, Protected Trust Services said…

Hi Joe,

Welcome to SFBO. What sort of Tours are you looking to do? Will you be selling flights? If there is anything I can do to help you with compliance please call me on 02071 90 99 88.

Kind Regards

Neil

 
 
 

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