FAQ 2018-09-26T14:14:56+00:00
Frequently Asked Questions
Agents

It’s easy! Download the takeabed agent app, complete your profile and that’s it. Then, you are ready to start sharing and booking hotels for anyone around the world.

No license, training or special certifications are needed to become a takeabed agent. Once you create your account you instantly become a takeabed travel agent. Also, remember you must be older than 18 years old. 

We offer two membership options: FREE and PRO.

The FREE version allows anyone to join and earn up to a 15% commission by booking retailed price hotels. You will have prices similar to other online websites and apps except takeabed pays you a commission without increasing the price.

The PRO version cost $25/month and gives you instant access to wholesale rates on over 1,000,000+ hotels and resorts worldwide that you can use to share and book for your customers to earn up to 30% commission on the total price. Moreover, you have the option to save 40% on our annual plan by paying 1 single payment of $180/year. 

As a PRO Agent you will have many special features that will help you earn more money and save your customers both time and money.

One of the many features you will unlock is “Adjustable Commission” this allows you to control your commission for hotels that offer a “Flex Earning” and “Great Deal”. You can use this to increase or decrease your earnings. This will help you be more competitive and book more hotels by offering a better price than other hotel websites and apps.

Another great feature you will unlock is “Great Deals” these are hotels that we know we are cheaper than the other hotel booking apps. This means these hotels will allow you to earn more and save the travelers a lot of money.

A great place to start is with the people you already know. We recommend telling as many people as you can that you’re a takeabed travel agent and can save them time and money on their next trip or vacation.

The best way to find customers is by promoting yourself and getting the word out!

The best and free resource is social media. You can also download one of our FREE marketing packages that contain images for you to use. This is a great way to share with your followers, friends and family that you can save them time and money when they book with you.

If you want to take it to the next level you can boost or promote these images on social by paying for advertising and targeting the travel audience. This is a great way to find new customers and generate leads for your bookings.

Each app has a different purpose, the blackberry app titled “takeabed agent” is for takeabed travel agents and the green app titled “takeabed traveler” is for travelers. It’s important you know which app you and your customer need. You can find our apps in the App Store and Google Play.

The “takeabed agent” app allows you to search, share, book and earn. You can use this app to instantly become a travel agent and start earning money by selling hotels to anyone.

The “traveler app” allows your customer to receive, review, pay and travel. They can use this app to get top recommendations, save time and money on their traveling, check-in to the hotel they booked and contact the takeabed support team.

A traveler ID is a number assigned to each traveler by takeabed that allows us to identify who you are sending the recommendation to. You will need to obtain your customers traveler ID before you can send them hotel recommendations. Your customer can locate their traveler ID from inside their account on the takeabed traveler app.

You customer can pay directly from the takeabed traveler app with credit card only. Once you send them a recommendation they will have the option to complete the booking after they review the hotel details and price.

We pay you 30 days after your customer checks out from the hotel.

If your customer cancels the reservation you will not be paid the commission for that hotel booking. It’s important that you and your customer are informed on the cancellation policy for each hotel.
Once a takeabed travel agent “Independent Contractor” makes $600 or more over the course of a tax year. A W-9 must be completed so takeabed can send your a 1099 for tax purposes. It is required to report these payments to the IRS.
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You can locate your traveler ID inside your account on the traveler app. This is the number you give your agent so they can send you hotel deals.

From the takeabed traveler app you can book securely using your credit card. We recommend never sharing your credit card information with an agent you do not know personally or trust.

You agent should not accept cash or any other payment option. We designed takeabed to keep your transactions safe and personal information private.

You can find your voucher by clicking on “Reservations” from your home screen. Once inside the reservation click the grey “View Voucher” link above the cancellation policy.

You can contact our support team multiple ways. The first is by clicking the mail icon in the top right corner of your reservation. The second is by visiting takeabed.com and chating with us live. The third is by sending an email to support@takeabed.com.

If you are reaching out to ask questions about your reservation the first option is the best for faster connection. This allows us to have all the details available before we chat.

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