Firms and individuals working as travel agents need a licence to work in Queensland. There are two types of travel agent licences.
Category 1 travel agent
For travel agents who arrange or sell all travel, including international, or combined travel (including international) and accommodation packages.
Category 2 travel agent
For travel agents who arrange or sell only domestic travel, or combined domestic travel and accommodation packages.
You do not need a licence if you:
- sell domestic travel or accommodation and your gross annual turnover does not exceed $50 000 (where "gross annual turnover" includes only the ticket and accommodation monies received by the travel agent part of your business)
- own vehicles and/or accommodation, and sell only your own travel or accommodation
- are an employee of a licensed travel agent
- arrange or sell only day tours that do not extend overnight
- sell only accommodation
- are licensed in another state or territory and do not have a physical address in Queensland.
Last reviewed 01/07/2011