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Stacy Connelly

Erin, I LOVED this course! I've been booking travel for executives for over 20 years and thought I knew enough. Your course proved otherwise. Just knowing...

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Erin, I LOVED this course! I've been booking travel for executives for over 20 years and thought I knew enough. Your course proved otherwise. Just knowing how to book flights, hotels and arrange transportation isn't the half of it. Your course has so much valuable, time and money saving information it's mind blowing! I couldn't believe how much more there was to learn about booking travel, especially the luxury section -- super cool! Your links, tips, tricks, and templates are GOLD. Thank you for this course -- can't wait until I get my next client request so I can apply my new skills! And, of course, I will use my new knowledge when booking personal travel too. If anyone is on the fence about taking this course, don't hesitate. You will definitely learn something you don't know and have all of the information you need at your fingertips to provide valuable services to your clients.

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"Ultimate" doesn't do it justice! Fantastic course!

Bonnie Schutz

Erin's course is chock-full of "ALL things travel planning". I thought after planning travel for executives and clients for well over 27+ years, I knew it al...

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Erin's course is chock-full of "ALL things travel planning". I thought after planning travel for executives and clients for well over 27+ years, I knew it all. Nope, apparently not. She shared so many tips and tricks that'll add to my repertoire and help me to be that more valuable. For that, I am so very grateful. Thanks Erin!

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A wonderfully structured and comprehensive course for man...

Anja Riemer-Grobe

This course offered a huge variety of information and resources around travel planning and management and I now feel well prepared to manage domestic and int...

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This course offered a huge variety of information and resources around travel planning and management and I now feel well prepared to manage domestic and international travel for my clients. Especially useful were the little tricks and bonus tips that I normally wouldn't even think about looking for. I am sure that I will revisit this course often whenever I'm encountering specific situations or needs of my clients that are outside of the norm. Thank you for putting this all together and making it available for us.

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Welcome to the Ultimate Guide for Executive Travel Planning!

This course is designed to be incredibly hands on and practical:

  • Do booking exercises and practice tests so you learn more than theory - you'll actually learn how to do it.
  • Learn the best and most up-to-date tools to help make travel management easier and faster.
  • Download templates and checklists - all carefully designed to make you a travel pro by the time you complete the course.


Check out some of the many skills you will learn: 

  • Learn the ins and outs of domestic, international, and private air travel.
  • Discover how to find stellar hotels primed for business travel, and 
  • help your clients skip the counter at car rental agencies.
  • Know how to find the hotels with the fastest WiFi around the globe.
  • Learn how to set up offline maps so your client will never get lost abroad again.


DID YOU KNOW...

That travel booking is one of the most in-demand skills for assistants?

Business travel is set to reach a staggering $1.7 trillion by 2023. As business and luxury travel needs increase, so does the demand for a travel assistants like you!

Making travel arrangements and keeping your executive clients happy while on the road requires a lot of meticulous planning. 

I will teach you how to be insanely organized, consistently proactive and preemptively ready for potential issues.

These are the skills and qualities that will make your travel services top-notch and worth top dollar.

Are you ready to be a travel pro (and charge like one)?

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course!

  • 2

    Travel Onboarding

    • Capturing client details

    • Tools to track travel requests

  • 3

    Airport Security Programs

  • 4

    Domestic Air Travel

  • 5

    International Travel Booking

    • International Travel Intro

    • All about codeshares

    • The best times to book international travel

    • Making changes and cancellations to international flights

    • International baggage policies

    • Securing (and renewing) passports

    • Visas for travel

    • Vaccinations before international travel

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  • 6

    Flying with Children and Pets

    • Booking travel for infants and kids

    • Booking travel with pets

  • 7

    Understanding Miles, Alliances, Elite Tiers, & Upgrades

    • Earning, booking with, and understanding miles

    • Elite tiers and their perks!

    • How to qualify for elite status: EQMs, EQSs, EQDs explained

    • How to achieve elite status without flying

    • Upgrades using status, miles, and bids

    • Bonus: SECRET perks for elite United members

    • Airline elite status during the COVID-19 outbreak

  • 8

    After-Hours & Emergencies

  • 9

    Credit Cards & Money

    • Credit cards vs. cash

  • 10

    Ground Transportation and Car Services

    • The best on-demand car services for business travel

    • Rental cars + the best and the worst companies to avoid

    • Car booking tips, best practices, and things to avoid

    • Changes to LAX Curbside Pickup

  • 11

    Hotels and Airbnb for Corporate Travelers

  • 12

    Prepare your Exec’s Mobile Phone for Global Travel

  • 13

    Booking Private, Luxury Travel

    • Private air travel

    • Members only programs, cards, and perks

  • 14

    Research Tips: You Don't Know What You Don't Know

    • Google search QUIZ

  • 15

    FINAL EXAM

    • Flight Booking Exam 1

    • Flight Booking Exam 2 (this one's tricky)!

    • Final Exam

  • 16

    Wrapping Up

    • Creating an overall successful experience for your client

  • 17

    Bonus: Writable Packing Check List

    • The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist

  • 18

    COVID-19

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Meet Your Instructor

Virtual Assistant Mentor

Erin Booth

Hi! I'm Erin Booth, and I help experienced Virtual Assistants, like you, find their niche and grow their business. With over a decade of experience doing high-end travel, social media marketing, calendar management, qualitative research, conference curation and event production, I feel like I've done it all. Now, as your Virtual Assistant Mentor, I get to share all of my best tips and tools with you.