As the only professional trade association dedicated to the success of the travel agency industry, ASTA is laser-focused on supporting its members in every possible way, from lobbying for industry-friendly legislation to providing access to health insurance and many other benefits.

At ASTA we promote your business, telling your story every day! We advocate for your interests with legislators, regulators and suppliers and promote the value of working with a travel advisor to the traveling public. Member benefits include access to fam trips, training and certification, health insurance, negotiated discounts on business goods and services, and consumer leads. 

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Our membership categories are thoughtfully tailored to the needs of each industry niche, from independent and home-based advisors to premium programs that for mega travel agencies that include all your agency's W2 employees. We also have membership categories for suppliers of travel-related products and services, travel schools and other associated businesses. Annual membership dues are based on your annual sales volume and membership category.



U.S. travel agency memberships are open to agencies of all sizes. Dues range from $410 to $42,914, depending on sales volume and provide membership for all employees. Rates for agencies with sales of $50,000,000 and up start at $3,901 and include access to premium resources and events. Smaller agencies can opt to join at this premium level at the $3,901 rate.

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Independent Advisor membership is open to travel advisors located in the U.S. and Canada producing under $1 million in annual sales. Annual membership dues for this category are $239/year and provide access to ASTA's highly rated educational and networking opportunities, including our Verified Travel Advisor program. Independent advisors producing over $1 million should opt for Travel Agency membership.

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Being an active ASTA member can help strengthen your relationships with the agency community and grow your business. Display the ASTA logo to underscore your commitment to quality service and ethical business practices. Dues are based on annual sales volume and provide membership to all employees. Rates range from $688 for those with sales under $5 million to $2,000 for those with volumes over $50 million.

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Just as you are your clients’ number one advocate and most trusted source of information, ASTA should be yours. Enjoy Travel Advisor Magazine, filled with inspiring ideas and industry news. Sign up for our daily newsletter, supplier alerts and other essential communications. Stay ahead of the trends with our research reports, white papers and webinars. And use our advocacy toolkit to speak out effectively on legislative and regulatory issues that affect your business.

ASTA’s member magazine, Travel Advisor, provides insightful perspective on consumer trends, destinations and industry practices.

Sign up for this concise daily newsletter, curated by the ASTA staff to provide you with the need-to-know industry news that matters most to your business.

These authoritative guides shed light on the complex issues facing our industry.

ASTA's formal research helps the industry keep tabs on key trends; full reports are complimentary to Premium members.

Let ASTA arm you with the information you need to effectively speak out on legislative and regulatory issues that effect your business. 



Members often write to thank us when they are particularly excited about a particular benefit of membership, whether it's access to ASTA health insurance or heading off an onerous new tax or regulation. Here's some excerpts from the notes we've received.

ASTA's efforts in government advocacy are oftentimes the first time I hear about important issues and it is encouraging to know that we have support to help create stability in a constantly changing atmosphere.

Jason HollandTravel Agent

I salute ASTA for their integrity and dignity and uplifting of all agents. The organization gives me the tools and support that helps me be the best I can be at my job of making my clients dreams come true.

Camille AdamsIndependent Contractor

ASTA is simply the best, better than all the rest. 

Suzie SmithProject Manager



As the only professional trade association dedicated to the success of the travel agency industry, ASTA is laser-focused on supporting its members. We are known for our excellent educational opportunities and networking events and our effective advocacy for industry-friendly legislation and consumer awareness of the value of working with a travel advisor. Members also have access to fam trips, health insurance and consumer leads. Our members include small, mid-sized and large travel agencies and their travel advisors; independent and home-based advisors; and suppliers of travel and travel-related products and services.  

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