Booking 101

The section of the travel agent blog is all about bookings and is the perfect place to start if you’re new to the Viator Travel Agent Program. 

Read this section of the blog to get:


Best practices for making bookings


Help on planning the perfect trip

Insights into the tools your clients can use

Help on making a group booking

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4 Tools Every Viator Travel Agent Should Be Using

4 Tools Every Viator Travel Agent Should Be Using

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Badge of Excellence

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4 new filters to enhance your product search

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How to use new safety features when booking on Viator

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How to Plan a Cross-country Road Trip (US)

“The great American road trip is still one of the best ways for families to relax and reconnect with one another,” said Stacey Barber, executive director at AAA Travel Information & Content. Earlier this year, AAA reported that the old school family road trip...

How-to-guides on making bookings


Making a Booking on Viator’s travel agent platform

We’ll walk you through, step-by-step, the process of making a booking on our platform on behalf of your clients, from what to look out for on each product page to proceeding to checkout.


How-To Guide: Searching for Products

There are over 395,000 products on Viator and the choices can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a how-to guide on best practices when searching for products on our site.


Booking Groups on the Viator travel agent platform

If your booking a tour or activity that exceeds the supplier maximum, you can submit a special request to our Group Services team to see if the supplier can handle your request. You’ll earn commission just like you would on any other product.

Empowering clients to book themselves while still earning you commission

Bookable Links: earn passive commission

Sharing your unique Bookable Link allow you to earn commission on all experiences on our platform that are booked directly by the client.

Monetize your website with a Viator widget

Create a custom, mobile-friendly widget for your website to pair tours and activities with your content. You’ll earn commission on every product booked through our widget