Memberships

  • Independent Travel Advisor (Host Agency)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $125

    For 2024, an independent travel advisor qualifies for an ACTA membership if they meet any of the following criteria:

    • Graduated between 2020 and 2023 from an ACTA-endorsed travel and tourism college
    • Completed ACTA's Travel Agent Essentials online course or Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) Program between 2020 and 2023
    • Currently working with a travel agency or host agency and have completed their entry-level training program that meets the minimum education standards for travel advisor training

    ACTA reserves the right to randomly audit applications, letters from host agencies, or other documents at its sole discretion. Failure to provide proof of meeting the selected criteria, as determined by ACTA, may result in membership cancellation without refund. This policy is necessary to prevent fraud and deliver best-in-class membership programs.

  • Independent Travel Advisor (Non Host)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $195

    For 2024, an independent travel advisor qualifies for an ACTA membership if they meet any of the following criteria:

    • Graduated between 2020 and 2023 from an ACTA-endorsed travel and tourism college
    • Completed ACTA's Travel Agent Essentials online course or Certified Travel Counsellor (CTC) Program between 2020 and 2023
    • Currently working with a travel agency or host agency and have completed their entry-level training program that meets the minimum education standards for travel advisor training

    ACTA reserves the right to randomly audit applications, letters from host agencies, or other documents at its sole discretion. Failure to provide proof of meeting the selected criteria, as determined by ACTA, may result in membership cancellation without refund. This policy is necessary to prevent fraud and deliver best-in-class membership programs.

  • Retail Travel Agency (1-2)
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    CAD $325

    In Regulated Provinces (British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec)


    Agency must provide the following:

    • Provincial Registration Number
    • IATA or TIDS number, if applicable

    In Non-Regulated Provinces and Territories (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)


    Agency must provide the following:

    • Provincial Registration Number
    • IATA or TIDS number, if applicable

    The following additional requirements are mandatory:

    • Provide a copy of a provincially registered business license (where required by the province) under both the trade and business name. The business must have been operating as a travel agency for a minimum of one year.
    • Errors and omissions insurance is mandatory for all new members, and the agency must provide proof of coverage at renewal.
  • Retail Travel Agency (3)
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    3
    Package price
    CAD $475

    Information to be provided


    In Regulated Provinces (British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec)


    Agency must provide the following:

    • Provincial Registration Number
    • IATA or TIDS number, if applicable

    In Non-Regulated Provinces and Territories (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut)

    Agency must provide the following:

    • Provincial Registration Number
    • IATA or TIDS number, if applicable

    The following additional requirements are mandatory:

    • Provide a copy of a provincially registered business license (where required by the province) under both the trade and business name. The business must have been operating as a travel agency for a minimum of one year.
    • Errors and omissions insurance is mandatory for all new members, and the agency must provide proof of coverage at renewal.