Life is Better Traveling 

"Building Successful Travel Businesses through Systems and Resources."

If you are thinking of becoming a travel agent or looking for a new team to build your current travel business, you are in the right place.

The search for the right travel agency can be tiring and frustrating.  I'm Mary Yohannan, the owner and founder of Life is Better Traveling travel agency, and I know how you feel.  When I first started my travel business, I went with a host travel agency that included thousands of travel agents.  I felt lost in the numbers and had to wait days to get answers.  I noticed that most of the travel agents were working full-time and barely making part-time pay.  

I felt discouraged, and scared, but I also knew that it wasn't the place for me.  After a tedious 18 month search for an authentic place to grow, and coming up with nothing, I founded Life is Better Traveling.   
Life is Better Traveling is a home more than a host for travel agents to grow their businesses.  We work as a team, and put together resources that you can implement into your travel business on day 1.  We value our agents through rewards programs and give them amazing opportunities to build a business and earn an income they desire.

Today our team is comprised of travel agents across the United States.  They are supported with training, education, and motivation.   Together we have achieved big goals, grown our businesses, and have been recognized with multiple industry awards.   If you are looking for a travel agency that is 100% supportive and will help you grow, then Life is Better Traveling is the right fit for you.  Don't settle for less.  

"Being a part of the LIBT team is amazing!!!  We are all becoming such great friends and co-workers. 

I love being a part of the LIBT team!!"

- Heather Joyce, LiBT Agent since 2017

Does this sound like you?

At Life is Better Traveling we strive for the highest level of customer service.  We are looking for people with the following qualities to meet our level of customer service.

Our travel agents have:

  • organizational skills that allow them to multi-task
  • social media presence on various channels 
  •  tech savvy with an understanding of various applications
  • sales experience, yes, this is more of a sale position than a travel position
  • personable with self-motivation, talking on the phone or attending networking events is a great way to get new clients
  • time to dedicate towards building your travel business.  Our most successful agents will put in up to 20+ hours per week
  • desire to learn from others and be willing to learn on your own
  • travel experience regardless of where you have traveled, you will have to have a passion to travel and experience new places

What you can expect from Life is Better Traveling...

Emily Nugent and Mary Yohannan on a Disney FAM

Tool Box of Resources

Mastermind Sessions every two weeks, where as a team we discuss marketing, promoting, rules and regulations, new travel trends, contracts, service fees, increasing sales, and so much more!  These sessions allow for a creative workspace for the whole team while getting to know the team.  

Learn how to market your travel business so you continue to grow year after year with our High-Content, Implementable Marketing Strategies.  Opt-in for Free Award-Winning direct mail and email programs with 50+ travel industry leading suppliers helping you reach profitable new markets

You will have access to powerful training strategies for taking charge of how to market your travel business, avoiding price matching, dealing with difficult clients, selling with confidence, and so many beneficial, integral training's to make you a success.


Sonja Hester, LiBT Agent since 2016 and Nancy Vallely, LiBT Agent since 2021 at a travel industry conference

Competitive Commission Levels

Build your travel business with the commissions you earn!  Our travel agents are able to accelerate  their travel businesses with our high commission splits, going up to 85%.  Your sales performance and accomplishments are rewarded through our tangible, tiered commission levels.  Commission payouts every two weeks.  Commissions are paid after the supplier has paid to the travel agency but after trip has ended.

Nancy Vallely

Nancy Vallely, LiBT Travel Agent since 2021

Leads program and opportunities

Generate new, viable leads with a smart designed Leads program allowing you to showcase your skills and versatility as a travel professional while pinpointing your target market. 

FAM trips and conferences, oh my!  We encourage our team to take as many FAM trips as they can, and to try to attend both travel industry conferences and non-travel industry conferences.  We also do quarterly team building exercises giving our agents the ability to win park tickets, higher commission tiers on bookings, reimbursement for FAM trips and conferences, and gift cards.  

Heather and Woodie

Heather Joyce, LiBT Agent since 2017

Delivering Exceptional Customer service

  • For those clients who demand excellence, give them exclusive cruise amenities that are available on thousands of departure dates all around the world.  Use a hotel system that gives you instant access to over 30,000 hotels and villas all over the world allowing you to enhance your commissions and provide amenities to your clients that even OTA’s cannot.  There is simply no comparison to the client relationship management (CRM) system our agency uses.  Record all PNR information, keep track of client's spending and yearly bookings, commissions owed and paid, build beautiful quotes that turn easily into invoices, track payments, set-up workflows for emails and tasks, and enjoy email marketing all in one easy, simple to use system.
  • Want to be part of the Life is Better Traveling Team? 

    Things to Know when Applying:

    - This is an independent contractor position

    - We are currently accepting travel agent applications in the United States with the exception of Hawaii and California

    - Must be a US resident to apply


    awards Highlight

    Magellan Award Winning

    Four Time Magellan Award Winner

    Magellan awards represent the BEST in the travel industry.  Judged by peers in the industry, Life is Better Traveling repeatedly wins this prestigious award as our peers see the amazing work we are doing.  

    5 star rated travel agents

    A combined 238 5-Star Reviews

    Our clients have spoken with their reviews.  Our Life is Better Traveling agents are great at what they do!

    5-Star Google Reviews

    Deanna Hull
    October 31, 2022.
    Kayla is wonderful! She is knowledgeable about the destinations, is quick to reply, and very organized. Our trip was well planned and customized, all documentation and information neatly organized and there was no stress. I highly recommend her to anyone that is planning a vacation.
    Tarah Petersen
    October 31, 2022.
    Kayla has helped plan two big trips for me! She is very knowledgeable and patient. She never seems bothered by my many questions. I highly recommend using her for your next vacation.
    Elizabeth Kotroba
    October 29, 2022.
    Melissa is the best! She was very thorough with the planning, asking what each member of our family was interested in and matching up activities and meals to those interests. She helped us form a game plan for each park, each day. She really shared in our joy and excitement. And to close the loop, when we arrived home she wanted to hear all about the trip to make sure we had a great time and that she didn't miss a detail. We highly recommend Melissa to make your WDW dreams come true!
    The Youngs
    October 28, 2022.
    Our European river cruise with added stays in Budapest and Nuremberg was perfectly put together by Mary. Her attention to detail and follow-through with our requests was superb. Private transfers that she arranged were completely dependable and professional. Hotels that she booked were lovely and located conveniently close to the attractions we wanted to see. We highly recommend Mary and her company for your next travel arrangements!
    Don McConnell
    October 28, 2022.
    This was our first overseas trip and Mary did an incredible job of guiding two newbies in the confusing world of international travel. Everything went seamlessly and she covered everything on our wish list based on simply talking with us for a few hours. We'll definitely use her services again and have been recommending her to all our friends since our return.
    marcandyoko palmisiano
    October 21, 2022.
    Mary was great at customizing our trip! Our vacation turned out perfect!
    Barbara Fischer
    October 21, 2022.
    So nice and very knowledgeable.
    Suzan Petersen
    October 20, 2022.
    Mary has provided great support and guidance as I ventured out as a solo traveler. This type of trip brings concerns of safety, convenience and most importantly, enjoyment! She helped me find the right trip with a reliable company and completed all of my flight scheduling. I knew that she was only a phone call away should I have any concerns. I had a great time and I look forward to additional trips soon.Thanks Mary!
    Marty F.
    October 11, 2022.
    Andrea Erbrecht was amazing to work with …she planned our trip to Disney, August of 2022. It was a Multigenerational trip of a lifetime. She was so knowledgeable and was able to take into account the needs and interests of our group which was so important! We let her know what we wanted to do and she was able to schedule and also make wise suggestions to make our trip fun and enjoyable for all. I would highly recommend Traveling with Andrea for your next trip- she takes the stress out of planning. I know I will use her services for our next trip!!
    Darren Little
    October 7, 2022.
    We had a great trip thanks to all of Emily’s help and expertise. She answered all our questions and addressed any concerns we had quickly. We’re already looking forward to planning our next trip with her! Thanks, Emily Nugent!

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