Become a Member – BigFive

Become a Member – BigFive

Big Five Tours & Expeditions is a proud, dedicated member of the Family Travel Association, a member who recognizes that together we can make a significant, real, positive impact on the world by educating and inspiring families with the variety of travel opportunities available to them. As part of their dedication to this young organization, they invite your company to join this initiative as a member too. See below for an initial list of benefits for your company to grow your business within this fast-growing segment of the travel industry, then join Big Five and hundreds of other FTA members to help inspire families to travel more!

When you become an agent member of the Family Travel Association,
you receive the following core benefits:


  • B2C Promotions: FTA agent members are listed on the Family Traveller magazine website (220,000 uniques/month and 70,000 email list in the U.K.) and its new U.S. site
  • Access to Committed Suppliers, Destinations and Operators: FTA members can access a variety of fresh new product and contribute to a travel agent educational program
  • Networking: Via direct, facilitated connections and an online networking platform, FTA members can establish new trade connections to further diversify your sales relationships
  • Business Discounts: The FTA leverages its collective buying power to bring discounted business services and promotions to its membership (via the members-only newsletter FTA Advantages)
  • Market Research: We conduct comprehensive research studies on family travelers and the travel trade
  • Member-only Events: FTA members receive exclusive invitations to our industry conferences and events, including our annual, trade-only conference; the FTA Summit (and there are discounted registration rates for agents)
  • Connect to Key Media: Members can connect with, and pitch to, the FTA Media Center of 80+ vetted freelancers and quality bloggers
  • Help Grow Family Travel: Members of the FTA are at the epicenter of the massive and growing family travel market, early adopters that help the family travel market grow by unifying under the FTA umbrella

Agents’ Membership Fees:

Travel Agencies: $500
Individual Travel Agent: $250

Rates are based on annual memberships, running 365 days from first date of membership (based on online sale and/or signed LOA)