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Frequently Asked Questions


How long will it take before I hear back about my application?

Our recruiters are committed to responding to your application within 5 working days but you may hear back from us the next day!  Often we’ll send an email to your chosen email address, so remember to check your inbox and/or junk folder. If you haven’t heard back from us after this time, please contact our careers team.

What opportunities will I have to grow my career?

95% of promotions at Flight Centre are internal - there is a lot of room for career growth! There are Assistant Team Leaders and Team Leaders in each business. We also run a number of development courses to help you get ready for the next step in your career. It’s also not uncommon to take your career in another area of the company – perhaps in a different brand or in our one of support divisions.

What qualities are required to be successful at Flight Centre?

The demands of a career at Flight Centre are considerable, but the rewards are plentiful for the right people. A successful consultant is typically ambitious, dedicated to success, motivated by financial rewards and goal oriented.

To become a Travel Consultant do I need to pay for to undertake qualifications with Flight Centre?

No. We are proud to be able to offer the opportunity to gain professional learning and development. All you need is the determination to succeed.

I would like to become a Travel Consultant but I don't have any Travel Industry qualifications or experience.

Our customers have a high expectation of us to be the experts in our field.  Our consultants must have good destination knowledge, strong customer service and sales abilities, good academic results and a passion for travel. 

I want to work for Flight Centre but I can’t find any vacancies in my local area. Can I register with you?

We recommend signing up to receive email job alerts. 

Should I apply for more than one job with Flight Centre, or will you keep my initial application on file?

We recommend submitting an application for each role of interest. 

What travel opportunities are available for me when I join Flight Centre?

Flight Centre has many opportunities that arise, including discounted travel, incentives, educational trips and conferences to name a few. 

What travel discounts will I receive?

Our Travelwise team (the Travel Agents to our employees) provide a free service for employees booking travel at discounted rates. There are also a number of industry specials or Flight Centre exclusive specials you won’t want to miss! 

How much should I expect to earn as a Travel Consultant?

The earnings of Flight Centre consultants are among the top on the industry ladder. The structure consists of an annual base salary plus commission to ensure that consultants are financially rewarded for their success. Our Consultants, Assistant Team Leaders and Team Leaders all have Assurity Income Levels giving you confidence of your earnings each month. In your first year as a Novice Consultant our minimum earnings promise is $40,000.

Will I wear a Flight Centre uniform?

All employees are provided with a corporate uniform. Once you start you’ll receive a uniform allowance and have access to our online uniform store. Each year your uniform account will receive a top up. Now you can spend your money on other things like… travel!

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