Travel agency franchises help wannabe vacationers book trips all around the country and the world. Travel agencies are relatively inexpensive and can be based at home, in a small office locations, or run primarily through the internet. Travel agencies face competition from online websites but also benefit from online resources that they can use to help their customers. Customers book all sorts of travel and packaged trips, but air travel accounts for the biggest single factor. With travel on the rise, 2014 is an excellent time to check out a travel agency franchise.