If you’re thinking about a career change and are wondering how to open a vacation rental franchise with iTrip Vacations®, you’ll be pleased to know the process is straightforward and informative and is meant to answer all your questions about our brand. We’re exceptionally proud of our place in the robust short-term rental property management industry and are welcoming new franchisees to the iTrip family on a regular basis. Read on to learn more about the process and how you can become part of our brand and industry, too.
Let’s Start the Property Management Conversation
Your iTrip franchise journey likely starts right here, on our website. It’s a great place to begin understanding our brand and its differentiators. More information can be obtained by filling out a short form with a bit of information about yourself. Submitting this form lets us know you’re interested in a franchise with us. It will be followed up by a call from one of our franchise experts to schedule a high-level introductory webinar/call that lasts anywhere from 60 to 90 minutes. During this call, we’ll get to know each other as we talk about our industry in general, our value proposition, proprietary technology, and other important assets. We’ll want to be sure our goals and values align before moving on to the next steps.
Watch Some Informative Videos
Wondering about how to find and secure vacation rental properties to manage, how to grow your client base, or how to leverage our proprietary technology? Part of how to open a vacation rental property management franchise with us is spending some time with a series of informative videos that go over the answers to these fundamental questions and more. They can be viewed at home, at your own pace, and will help you understand just what makes the iTrip opportunity such a standout. We want any potential iTrip investor to feel comfortable moving forward, and these videos are meant to help you in your due diligence.
Get to Know Our Vacation Rental Management Brand Leaders
Our brand depends a great deal on the hard work and expertise of our corporate team, and now you’ll have the chance to speak to some of our brand leaders, including Vickie Storm, VP of Business Development. Vickie is immersed in the iTrip brand and leads our franchise support team, overseeing all aspects of training, evaluation, and ongoing support. She’ll be able to speak with you in more detail about our position in the industry, as well as how we work to stay ahead of the competition through important relationships and ongoing research and development.
Read Our Franchise Disclosure Document
Now you’ll take some time to read our Franchise Disclosure Document or FDD. An FDD is an important document that all franchisors are required to have, and that goes over every aspect of your investment, including the training and support you can expect, how your territory will be defined, what your investment looks like, and other essential information. Because FDDs contain so much information, you will have at least two weeks to review ours, during which time we are always available to answer your questions.
Talk to iTrip Franchisees About How to Open a Vacation Rental Franchise
One of the best ways to learn more about what it means to be part of the iTrip brand family is to speak to some of our current iTrip vacation rental management franchisees. They know all about what it takes to launch an iTrip business and can validate the information you’ve received during the discovery process. We are confident that when you hear firsthand from owners who have leveraged our systems, you will appreciate just how special an iTrip Vacations investment is.
Sign Your Franchise Agreement
Congratulations! You’re one step away from becoming an iTrip franchise owner. You’ve had the chance to read our FDD and meet with other iTrip franchisees while we’ve had the chance to make sure you’re financially qualified. Now, we’ll present you with your franchise agreement to sign, you’ll pay your franchise fee, and we’ll begin the process of your onboarding and training. It’s an exciting time — one we always look forward to!
If you’d like to find out more about opening a vacation rental franchise with iTrip and the property management services we provide, reach out today!