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Become an affiliate

An opportunity to earn an additional revenue with Travelstart - Become a Travelstart Partner TODAY

As a Travelstart affiliate, you will have the opportunity to partner up with the #1 online travel agency in Africa and earn additional revenue from the traffic that is already coming to your site. Add value to your existing customers' experience - and attract new ones - by featuring dynamic flight information on your site with banners and links, that our tracking system will record and remunerate you for at the end of every month.

Who is Travelstart

Travelstart is the largest and fastest growing online travel agency in Africa. Founded in 1999, Travelstart turned the travel industry upside down by allowing anyone with Internet access to become their own travel agent. Our state-of-the-art flight booking engine allows users to search, compare, book and pay for the cheapest local and international flights. We also have an excellent customer support team to help individuals and companies book their travel requirements if they require personal assistance. Joining the Partnership program will allow you to leverage our strong brand and technology.

How it works

Our partnership program is simply a paid referral system. You recommend our site to your users by placing our affiliate banners or links on your website. When your users click through to our site and make a booking, you earn money. As simple as that! The Travelstart Partnership programme gives all its partners the chance to profit from our continued success. The perks you get from promoting Travelstart are endless including:

  • Super low prices: Travelstart negotiates directly with suppliers to secure access to the lowest prices and exclusive rates. As a Travelstart affiliate, you're able to showcase these promotions on your site.
  • Earn highly competitive commissions from day 1, at no cost to you.
  • We supply you with the tools, feeds and support you need to acquire customers
  • A top-notch CRM programme dedicated to building long-term customer retention and loyalty

Frequently asked questions

Our Affiliate Program is thought to provide you with the best tools to allow you to monetize your site traffic and earn commissions on the revenues generated by linking to our competitive offer of travel products.


We offer a great variety of high quality creatives, coming in different sizes, branded and unbranded that you can easily use on your website/blog. Each banner is traceable via your unique Affiliate ID, enabling us to accurately credit you with all sales you’ve referred.

Deep link banners

Requires minimal effort for the affiliate and allows affiliate to test audience compatibility and interest in new product (flight tickets).

Search API integration

Affiliate integrates the search request from Travelstart. Affiliate can create own search panel and own display for search results. Affiliate can ingrate other flight suppliers to extend their offering. Affiliate can have advanced Google tracking to optimize and have more control over the search selection by client. This solution mainly applies to metas and price comparison sites. With the search API integration, as soon as client selects the flight, this generates a response that is converted into a deep link and is deep linked into our website. Deep link can run another search on Travelstart side.

An alternative option is for deep link to go straight to flight review and direct into the ecommerce flow. Travelstart can control mark ups specific for this affiliate as well as custom products and payment methods. Pro; it offers affiliates great control around the flight search while being able to hand over the ecommerce part to Travelstart. A con: it requires consistent maintenance - need on hand developer.

White Label

As soon as we accept your application you'll be able to access our Program, and request your Iframe code, that you will easily embed into your site. Benefits? With Travelstart Iframe the entire booking flow occurs on your affiliate branded website!

Search panel is designed to have look and feel compatible with affiliate brand. As soon as the client adds search parameters, this builds a deep link that goes into the Travelstart main website without leaving the affiliate site.

Custom deep link search panel

Linking into the Travelstart main website, our search panel is custom designed. Look and feel are compatible with affiliate brand. When client adds search parameters this builds a deep link that goes into the Travelstart main website. Branded search panel and benefit of full site for ecommerce flow as opposed to the problems that often arise from Iframes. A con for affiliate is that it's branded with Travelstart when they link through.

Full API integration

It provides affiliates with full control of search, price and booking. Affiliates can create their own Travelstart with their own look and feel. Affiliates can sell own products and grab any other additional data for customers if they want. It’s even possible for affiliates to even add own payment methods and collect funds on behalf of Travelstart. Pro: you can do anything you want! Con: it requires on hand development team and a lot of dedication during set up and afterwards for consistent maintenance.

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Terms and conditions

This Affiliate Agreement (referred to as "Agreement") details the complete terms and conditions in creating a binding contract between Travelstart UAE (“Travelstart”) AND you the “Marketer”, "Affiliate” or "you".

The parties have agreed to enter into this agreement whereby the Marketer intends to market the Travelstart search engine by means of advertising and/or booking facilities on its websites.

Travelstart possesses expertise in the field of marketing travel products, and owns and/or has rights to sales tracking and related technologies capable of administering the marketing of travel products.

In return for marketing the Travelstart search engine, Travelstart will pay the Affiliate the Referral Fees in accordance with the terms of this agreement.


Within this agreement the following words and expressions shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires:

“Charge Back” means a credit card or debit card or any other payment method transaction that is being disputed by the card issuer and for which charges are being reversed;

"Commencement Date" means the date the Affiliate has accepted the terms of this agreement;

"Link" means a Hypertext Link from the Affiliate`s website to Travelstart’s website;

"Net Revenue" means the Affiliates’ commission less any charge backs, credits, bonus, or uncollectible revenue.

"Travelstart Website" means website currently located at,,,,,,, and

"Travelstart Brand” means:

  • All or any names which include “Travelstart” including without limitation “Travelstart”, “”, “Travelstart Namibia”, “Travelstart Tanzania”, “Travelstart flights”, “Travelstart cheap flights”, “Travelstart hotels”, “Travelstart Egypt”, “Travelstart UAE”, “Travelstart Qatar”, “Travelstart Bahrain” and “Travelstart cars”; and
  • All or any trade names and trademarks used by Travelstart from time to time and whether or not registered in any part of the world.

“Commission” means the referral fee that will be paid by Travelstart to the Affiliate.

"Confirmed Sales" means a customer who arrives at the Travelstart site as a result of Affiliate Marketing activity online (e.g. via a banner or a link) or Newsletter, and makes a booking on the Travelstart website and where Travelstart processes the payment for this booking.

"Referral Program" means the Travelstart Referral Program pursuant to which the Affiliate will receive a commission;

"Report" means information that can be accessed through the Travelstart tracking facility.

"SPAM" is defined as unsolicited bulk mail messages including, but not limited to, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, information announcements, and political tracts.

“Travelstart Affiliate Program”

“Travelstart Affiliate Marketing material “

"Unsuitable Website" means a website that displays, advertises or promotes the following, but not limited to;


  1. Pornography, or any sexual acts;

  2. Violence;

  3. Racism;

  4. Illegal Activities;

  5. Violates intellectual property rights;

  6. Any conduct that may have a damaging effect on the Travelstart image


Words denoting the singular shall include the plural and vice versa and words denoting any gender shall include all genders.


In order to apply to the Travelstart Affiliate Program a completed affiliate program application must be submitted via the Travelstart website –

Once received, a Travelstart employee will evaluate this application. You will then be notified of the outcome. If the circumstance arises that your application is rejected this will be as a result of a full review of your proposed affiliation and at our sole discretion has been found ‘unsuitable’. If you application is rejected you can apply for an explanation of this decision and can reapply to the Affiliate Program once suggested alterations have been carried out. Upon Travelstart’s acceptance of your Affiliate Program application, you will receive an approval email with affiliate logins to gain access to the affiliate reports and your choice of Travelstart Affiliate Marketing Material which will assist in driving traffic to Travelstart and tracked back to you the affiliate. In using these materials you agree that you will deliver complete co-operation with Travelstart in order to establish and maintain the affiliate marketing relationship as governed by this agreement.

You may only use this material on sites that you have proposed to us in your affiliate application and which we have approved. You agree to inform us of any additional sites that you wish to promote Travelstart on and obtain our approval for this before featuring any Travelstart material on them. You may not modify any of the Travelstart marketing material or links unless prior written consent from us has been obtained; failure to comply with these rules will entitle Travelstart to take action including but not limited to rendering your links inoperative. You may only use the marketing material made available to you by your affiliate manager, and therefore you are not permitted without prior approval by Travelstart to use any other methods of promotion/advertising such as the use of spam e-mails.


By agreeing to these terms, Travelstart grants you the non-transferable, nonexclusive, revocable license to use its marketing tools that was provided upon your acceptance to the Travelstart Affiliate Program, during the term of this agreement. You are not permitted to make any alterations to this material in any way whatsoever, without our prior written approval to do so (which we may at our sole discretion decide to grant or withhold), and unless you have first supplied us with your intended alterations. We reserve the right to terminate this license at any time should we, at our sole discretion, deem your use of such material to be inappropriate or if we suspend or disable your affiliate account.

Except for the Travelstart Affiliate Marketing Materials provided to you by Travelstart pursuant to these terms and conditions, and for any alterations to the same which we have approved in writing, you must not use the Travelstart Brand or any part of it or any mark, name or brand confusingly similar to the Travelstart Brand or any part of it whether to promote your site(s) or for any other reason.

Without limitation you must not:

  • Register or apply for registration of or use any domain name; or

  • Use any keyword, metatag or other or other means of advertising on any internet search engine ;engine; or

  • Affiliates utilizing search engine marketing for traffic generation will not be allowed to bid on Travelstart's brand name or any combinations thereof which incorporates Travelstart, the Travelstart Brand or any part of it and , without limiting any other rights or remedies which Travelstart Limited may have, in the event that you register, apply for or use any domain name which includes “Travelstart” you will immediately upon request of Travelstart transfer that domain name back to us.


All information supplied on application must be truthful and accurate. In the event of Travelstart discovering any activity or wrong information regarding your Affiliate account, we reserve the right to investigate this issue and subtract from the commissions due to you an amount of money to reflect the required investigation and additional work created by your having provided incorrect or incomplete details. Travelstart will closely monitor all Affiliate accounts and commission for signs of fraud, either on the part of the Affiliate or on the part of the Affiliate’s customers. Upon finding any instances of fraud Travelstart shall freeze your Affiliate account and make immediate contact with you in order to resolve the matter and where necessary launch a full investigation. Travelstart reserves the right to terminate this agreement in the event of any wrongdoing including but not limited to fraud and/or collusion.


The terms included in this agreement will commence upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions stated within this document and will conclude upon terminated by either Travelstart or you the Affiliate, which can occur at 30 days’ notice. Either party shall issue the other party a written notice should they wish to terminate this agreement. Once the agreement is terminated final commission shall be paid and all Travelstart related marketing material must be removed. Travelstart reserves the right to withhold the final payment for up to 3 months to ensure that the correct amount is paid. Final payment will remove any future claim or entitlement to any further commission.


The Affiliate will retain complete control over their site(s) and must ensure that they continue to be appropriate to Travelstart terms and conditions. Your site must not contain any content of the sites or materials proprietary to Travelstart unless prior written permission has been obtained, or it is material obtained through the Travelstart Affiliate Program. Travelstart will remain completely separate from the Affiliate’s site(s) and as such Travelstart will not be included in any claims, damages and expenses relating to the development, operation/maintenance and contents of your site. Affiliates should continually be aware that their conduct has the potential to affect the Travelstart image and should therefore conduct their activity in a way that does not damage or have a negative impact on the Travelstart Brand.


The Marketer will earn commission for every paid booking generated from its websites. Travelstart shall have the right to amend the commission payable on 30 days’ written notice to the Marketer.

It is specifically agreed that Travelstart may deduct, from commission earned in respect of the sales of Travel Products, for any fraudulent bookings, charged-back amounts due to fraud and any other amounts as may be owed to it by the Marketer, before paying over to the Marketer the balance of monies due.

Travelstart shall pay commission as follows; To be confirmed


Travelstart shall administer all transactions relating to the products concluded on the websites, by means of, inter alia,

  • Tracking of transactions,

  • Collection of monies from purchasers of products,

  • Payment of expenses including, but not limited to, payment to travel providers for products sold

Travelstart shall at all times, for the duration of this agreement, allow the Marketer access to the transaction tracking facility contained in the Marketing Software, in order that the Marketer may directly track and verify all clicks and bookings made on the websites by product category. Travelstart will then confirm these bookings as approved or cancelled and pay commission on that.

Commission calculation is based on the total amount of sales made for domestic sales and international sales separately. Travelstart shall be responsible for compiling the Affiliates’ monthly commission information. It is the full responsibility of the Affiliate to correctly execute tracking links and tracking codes in order to reduce the occurrence of any discrepancies in reporting, tracking and commission accrual.

All commission shall be paid to you in arrears on a monthly basis in AED. Commission shall be credited to your bank account after an invoice has been sent to Travelstart, which can take up to 30 days, but on average should happen within 10 days after the end of the given month.


Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein contained, Travelstart shall be entitled to market products similar to the Travel Products directly to its customers (”Direct Sales”), notwithstanding that such customers may previously have purchased Travel Products from the Marketer. The Marketer shall have no entitlement to monies received by Travelstart in respect of such Direct Sales.


Travelstart will be in no way be held liable for any damages or loss of revenue, profits or data resulting from participation in the Travelstart Affiliate Program. The provisions of this section will survive the expiration or earlier termination of the contract for any reason. This section shall not apply to (a) breaches by a party of its obligations in Clause 13 below, or (b) the wilful or reckless acts or omissions of a party, its agents or employees.


Travelstart reserves the right to modify terms & conditions contained in this agreement, when such modifications take place Affiliates shall be notified via our Affiliate Program site. Once Affiliates have been informed this shall be considered sufficient provision of notice and will become effective 30 days after notification has been given. Any modifications that an Affiliate objects to can be raised via the affiliate manager for an explanatory response regarding the reasons for change.


Travelstart will do its utmost to ensure that we run our flight search engine to the best of our ability without interruptions or errors, however Travelstart shall not be held responsible for any loss of business suffered through the performance of the search engine. Travelstart does not express or imply any warranties or representations regarding the Travelstart Affiliate Program (including without limitation warranties of fitness, merchantability, non-infringement, or any implied warranties arising out of a course of performance, dealing, or trade usage). Travelstart, on behalf of the Travel Product Providers, provides the Travel Products "as is" and where available, and Travelstart makes no representations or warranties with regard to the same. Travelstart expressly disclaims all implied warranties, obligations and liabilities arising by law or otherwise, with respect to the Marketing Software and the Travel Products, including without limitation any (a) implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose; (b) implied warranty arising from course of performance, course of dealing or usage of trade; or (c) implied warranty of non-infringement. The Marketer acknowledges that the Travel Products are provided by the applicable travel suppliers and not by Travelstart. Travelstart will have no liability to the Marketer or any of its customers for (a) any failure of the Marketing Software or the systems of any third party that results in the failure or inability to process a transaction, or (b) the quality of the Travel Products provided by travel suppliers to customers.


Neither the Marketer nor Travelstart makes express or implied warranties nor representations, except as expressly provided herein. Representations and Warranties; in agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Travelstart Affiliate Program you express your acceptance of the following;


  1. This Agreement has been duly and validly executed by you and constitutes your legal, valid and binding obligation, enforceable against you in accordance with its terms;
  2. The execution, delivery and performance by you of this Agreement and the consummation by you of the transactions contemplated hereby will not conflict with or violate any provision of law, rule, regulation or agreement to which you are subject to; and
  3. You are an adult of at least 18 years of age. You further represent that you have evaluated the laws relating to your activities and obligations hereunder and you have independently concluded that you can enter this Agreement and fulfil your obligations hereunder without violating any applicable rule of law. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, have had an opportunity to consult with your own legal advisors if you so desired, and agree to all its terms and conditions. You have independently evaluated the desirability of participating in the Affiliate Program and are not relying on any representation, guarantee, or statement other than as set forth in this Agreement.

Through your Affiliate relationship with Travelstart you may be included on privileged information, which is regarded as confidential and will be highlighted as such. Any such confidential information should not be communicated to any third parties.


In the event of any translations of the terms in this agreement resulting in any discrepancies of meanings the English language version shall prevail.


We do not condone SPAM. Any form of SPAM will result in your account being placed under review and all funds due being withheld pending an investigation of your account. Should you wish to report any incidences of SPAM, please contact us at

Travelstart partners should comply with Consumer Protection at all times. Partners will not hold Travelstart liable for unsolicited emails.


By agreeing to this contract, you agree to occasionally receive promotional information from Travelstart. You can opt out of this at any time.


This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Arab Republic of Egypt, without regard to the conflict of laws rules of any jurisdiction.

The parties shall first attempt in good faith to resolve any dispute arising out of or relating to the contract or these terms and conditions by negotiation. If the parties are unable to resolve the dispute by negotiation, any and all disputes, controversies and claims arising out of or in connection with the contract and these conditions, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be finally settled by arbitration in Cairo in the English language under the Rules (“CRCICA Arbitration Rules 2007”) of the Cairo Regional Arbitration Centre for International Commercial Arbitration “CRCICA” before a panel of three (3) arbitrators by where each party shall appoint one arbitrator. The two arbitrators thus appointed shall choose the third arbitrator who will act as the presiding arbitrator of the tribunal.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties, the arbitrator shall be independent and shall have not less than seven (7) years’ experience in the field of the travel and tourism industry, either as an executive, counsel, or other professional. The decision reached by the arbitrators shall be conclusive and binding upon the parties and may be filed with the clerk of any court of competent jurisdiction, and a judgment confirming such decision may, if desired by any party to the arbitration, be entered in such court. The costs of arbitration shall be as determined by the arbitrators.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing herein in this clause shall:


  • prevent the parties from settling any Dispute by mutual agreement at any time; or
  • preclude a party’s recourse in the competent courts in Egypt in a claim seeking injunctive or interim relief.

Both parties agree that, the existence of a dispute notwithstanding, they will continue without delay to carry out all their responsibilities under these conditions that are not affected by the dispute.


This agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties as to the subject matter hereof and no agreements, representations or warranties between the parties other than those set out herein are binding on the parties.


This agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties as to the subject matter hereof and no agreements, representations or warranties between the parties other than those set out herein are binding on the parties.


No latitude, extension of time or other indulgence which may be given or allowed by any party to any other party in respect of the performance of any obligation hereunder or the enforcement of any right arising from this agreement and no single or partial exercise of any right by any party shall under any circumstances be construed to be an implied consent by such party or operate as a waiver or a notation of, or otherwise affect any of that party's rights in terms of or arising from this agreement or stop such party from enforcing, at any time and without notice, strict and punctual compliance with each and every provision or term hereof.


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