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Referral Tips & FAQs

Do you have friends who love to travel as much as you do? Why not be rewarded for sharing your love of travel? That's the philosophy behind Vantage's newly enhanced Referral Program, where you can earn up to $8,200 in your choice of cash and free travel rewards for every 8 friends you refer!

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Tips for Referring New Travelers


There are lots of ways to refer new travelers to Vantage so that you start earning cash and free travel. Here are a few techniques to refer a friend that others have found particularly effective.

Just click on the tips below for more details.

Hold a travel-themed party or Vantage-hosted private webinar
This is a very popular, effective, and fun option! Plus, there are extra perks in it for you and your friends, from extra booking discounts to free food and beverages! See here for more information.
Send personalized emails
We’ll help you create an email with links to our top journeys where your friends can learn more about what makes Vantage the best value in deluxe travel — guaranteed. When your friends sign up, they'll be linked to your profile for referral credit!
Talk up your trips
Enthusiasm is contagious—when friends see how excited you are about Vantage, they’re bound to get excited, too!
Share Vantage catalogs and refer people to www.vantagetravel.com
They’ll have all the information they need to get excited about traveling with Vantage and to choose the right trip for them.
Tell your single friends
Vantage offers the best value in deluxe solo travel, with free or reduced single supplements on every departure! Plus, solo travelers appreciate the fun, convenience, and security of traveling with a Vantage group.
Hand out Referral Cards to people you interact with in your everyday life
Fitness clubs, country clubs, condo association meetings, farmers’ markets — chances are you run into avid travelers every day and don’t realize it. Bring some Referral Cards along and spread the word.
Keep track of your referrals on My Portfolio
Your My Portfolio personalized account keeps a running total of whom you have referred, whether they have reserved, and how much you’ve earned. This is also where you can see who needs a little nudge to reserve a trip. Log in to view your rewards today!


Frequently Asked Questions


Here are frequently asked questions about our Vantage Referral Program

Do I need to sign up for an account to be part of the Referral Program?
If you've referred new travelers to us in the past, you're already a member. If this is your first time referring friends to us, and you are not already registered for a My Portfolio account, visit My Portfolio to sign up for an account to refer your friends and track your rewards today.
How do I earn my reward and when do I get paid?
Simply refer your friends to Vantage, and you'll receive your rewards approximately 14 days after they depart on their first journey. Note that Free Trip rewards are paid in the form of a trip voucher — contact Vantage within 30 days of earning if you would prefer to be rewarded in the form of cash.
How do I get reimbursed for hosting an in-person or virtual travel party for my referrals?
A get-together with a travel theme is one of the best ways to inspire and recruit friends and increase your rewards. Everyone loves to talk about travel, so a travel-themed party or gathering works best of all. You’ll get a $200 food and beverage reimbursement for hosting, and your guests will get a $100 travel credit if they reserve at the party. It’s that simple. Email us at refer@vantagetravel.com or call 1-888-734-0187 to get started planning today.

New: Ask us about hosting a private webinar for you and your referrals to learn more about our journeys, presented by an expert Concierge.
Does my referred traveler have to travel with me?
Absolutely not! Once you recruit a friend, each of you can travel whenever you want — and still share in the rewards. Plus, with our newly enhanced Referral rewards. there is now no restriction on when your friends need to travel by to count toward your free trip.
What if I run out of people to refer to Vantage?
There are more ways to refer new travelers than you might think. It's surprisingly easy to bring up Vantage when chatting with a neighbor, an acquaintance at the gym, or someone you meet at a social gathering — even someone you bump into at the airport during your travels. You'll find that people appreciate the information. Contact a Referral Program representative at 1-888-734-0187 or via email at refer@vantagetravel.com. We're happy to provide expert tips on how to maximize your rewards.
Is there a limit to how much cash or free travel I can earn?
There is no limit to how many new travelers you refer or the rewards you can earn! Once you earn the free travel or the top-tier cash reward of $7,000, the rewards start over again so that you can continue to earn! Refer a friend now with our simple online referral form, call toll-free, 1-888-734-0187, or email refer@vantagetravel.com to get started.
How do I earn the cash reward of $7,000 or the free trip?
To earn a free trip or cash reward of $7,000, eight of your referrals must travel. Referral rewards are not combinable with Group Rewards or Travel Agent commissions. See here for full terms and conditions.

Free trip credit ($7,000) may be applied toward any new reservation of any value. Alternatively, you may elect to receive your free trip value in the form of cash. To do so, you must notify Vantage within 30 days of earning your reward.
When do I get my reward?
You'll earn your reward as soon as your referral departs their first trip. Please allow 14 business days from your referrals' departure date for your reward checks to be processed. To earn more rewards faster, send your referrals a catalog HERE to help them pick their first journey.
What is included in my FREE trip?
Your credit of up to $7,000 can be used for all trip components with the exception of travel protection and applicable taxes and fees. The trip must be reserved within one (1) year of earning. Any amounts due for excluded items or for the value of the trip in excess of $7,000 shall be the responsibility of the traveler. No refunds shall be rewarded if the price of the trip is less than $7,000.

All applicable federal, state, and local taxes; license; fees; or other costs are the sole responsibility of the traveler. The trip credit may not be transferred to another traveler: no substitutions, exchanges, or cash redemptions. Travel Protection plan cost is based on the full trip value.

In the event of trip cancellation for any reason, including but not limited to, the health of the traveler, cancellation, scheduling conflicts, or an event of force majeure, the trip may be rebooked, provided it is still within the one-year redemption window. Vantage Travel terms and conditions associated with the trip apply. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions.
Can I combine my Vantage Referral Program rewards with other offers?
Referrers — The Vantage Referral Program rewards that you earn by referring new travelers may be combined with existing offers with the exception of Group Travel Rewards and Travel Agent Commissions.

New Referrals — The $100 per person Referred Traveler Savings may be combined with all offers except for Priority Bookings, Last Minute Travel Deals, Special Occupancy Pricing, Group Travel Program Bookings and Travel Agent Bookings.


For full Referral Program Terms & Conditions, see here.
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