How you can quit your 9 to 5 job and become a holiday Rep

You might be someone who is thinking about becoming a Holiday Rep but you currently have a 9am to 5pm job and are unsure how to go about it, well we can help! If you are one of those people who are fed up with the same thing every day and you need a change then being a Holiday Rep might be just what you need!

How you can quit your 9 to 5 job and become a holiday Rep

Questions, questions, questions…

You will probably have questions running through your mind like – what will your friends and family think and say? How will you manage? What will you do with your belongings? Will you be able to re enter the work force on your return? Etc etc.

This may seem like a scary decision but it doesn’t have to be! The main thing you need to do is PLAN!

Leaving your current job is not something that should be done spontaneously; you need to give this some real thought.

You need to research the role of a Holiday Rep to decide whether this is something you can see yourself doing. Once you have done this and feel fairly certain then you can begin a plan of what needs to happen leading up to you handing in your notice, leaving your job to finally getting on the plane.


  • Give yourself at least three months to begin planning and saving money
  • Research the job role – be sure that this is for you!
  • Apply during the correct months to secure your interview and then a place as a Holiday Rep before you leave your current role
  • Make sure your life at home remains organised – e.g. rent out your flat or house whilst you are away

Above are just a few basic suggestions that we would recommend you consider before quitting your full time job.

It is important to remember that this is your decision and that your happiness is far more important than how much money you earn. If becoming a Holiday rep is something that you really want to do then you should go for it, as long as you have made the considerations above you will not have a problem.

Some people choose to rep for just a couple of years when you return you will have acquired and improved various personal skills such as communication for example and this is a transferable skill you can put to use in any other position when you return!

It is a great experience and should you enjoy working in this industry there are plenty of other job opportunities following on from being a Holiday rep, which you carry begin when you return to the UK.