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  • $0.00$0.00
    From April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

    IMPORTANT- Covid-19 special -  FREE Annual membership Fee for this year's membership (April 1st 2020 to March 31st 2020) 

    Requirements to become a Regular Member
    • Be a tour operator, wholesaler or receptor of Quebec products for resale within or outside Quebec.
    • Possession of a travel agent permit depending on the state or province where the company is headquartered.
    • Respect and comply with the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association and the Act and inform the Association without delay of any change in its status and of any fact or circumstance that may affect the conditions of its membership in theAssociation.
    • Willingness to receive promotional emails, communiqués, newsletters and invitations to various ARF activities.
    • Complete an annual survey (statistics, markets, clients and products) under strict confidentiality agreements.
    • And pay its annual dues as determined by the board of directors, within the required time.


    Annual Membership Fee - based on annual turnover for all your listed entities


    EXCLUSIONS - For Quebec tour operators who are not receptive and businesses outside Quebec, only QUEBEC revenue applies

    • Less thant 1 million: 350$ / 1 to 3,5 millions: 400$ / 3,5 to 10 millions: 500$ / 10 to 20 millions: 600$ / 20 millions and more: 700$ 
    • Basic rate of $350 to which you must ADD the special fee corresponding to your total turnover, including all of your registered subsidiaries, if applicable. See below "Option" and check the category corresponding to your company.
    • Special fee of $100 for businesses outside Quebec. See below "Option" and check "Member outside Quebec - $100" - The supplement will be added to your invoice.
       
  • $450.00$150.00
    From October 20, 2020 to March 31, 2021


    ***NEW CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR THE ASSOCIATION - AN OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN YOUR MEMBERS**
    Requirements to become an association member

    • Carry out tourism activities in Quebec as a sectoral, regional or local tourism association (ATR, ATS, local tourism office, establishment management companies or multi-regional or multi-sectoral tourism and accommodation groupings)
    • Complete an annual marketing profile that will be provided to all inbound members and tour operators exclusively.
    • Promote each year to its members the various trainings and webinars offered by ARF-Québec on the distribution network, its markets and customers.
    • Respect and comply with the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association and the Act and inform the Association without delay of any change in its status and of any fact or circumstance that may affect the conditions of its membership in theAssociation.
    • Willingness to receive promotional emails, communiqués, newsletters and invitations to various ARF activities.
    • Pay the membership fee for the category.
    • $100 special fees for businesses outside Quebec - See "Option" section below and check if applicable - $100 will apply to your invoice


    MANDATORY - Basic annual membership fee 

    • Basic fee: $300 + taxes and commitment to purchase a minimum $300 continuing education program + taxes

      The ARF-Québec basic continuing education program offers 4 basic access to train your members. In order to proceed with the purchase of the ideal training plan for all your members, please choose the desired number of additional accesses that come in packs of 4. 

      Following your final choices, we will contact you to give you the access codes of the continuing education to offer to your members.

      Also know that you are entitled to 2 free access to training for 2 members of your team. We will be happy to look at it with you when you renew your membership.


    Membership for 2 years - 10% off

    • You can add the option for 2 years in order to take advantage of the discount - See "Option" section below - The amount of $540 will be added to your invoice for the 2nd year.
       
  • $125.00$125.00
    From October 20, 2020 to March 31, 2021


    NEW 2020-2021 STANDARDIZED TARIFF 
    Requirements to become a Vendor Member

    • To be a provider of tourist goods and services to Regular Members (accommodation, attractions, tourist services, transport services, catering, etc.).
    • Respect and comply with the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association and the Act and inform the Association without delay of any change in its status and of any fact or circumstance that may affect the conditions of its membership in theAssociation.
    • Willingness to receive promotional emails, communiqués, newsletters and invitations to various ARF activities.
    • And pay its annual dues as determined by the board of directors, within the required time.
    • Special fee of $100 for businesses outside Quebec. See below "Option" and check "Member outside Quebec - $100" - The supplement will be added to your invoice.
       

    Annual Membership Fees

    • Standardized tariff : $250 + taxes
       

    Membership for 2 years - 10% off

    • You can add the option for 2 years in order to take advantage of the discount - See "Option" section below - The amount of $225 will be added to your invoice for the 2nd year.
       
  • $99.00$99.00
    From April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021


    ***NEW TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SUPLIERS*** 
    Requirements to participate to this program as a supplier without having the same benefits of offcial suppliers members 

    • To be a provider of tourist goods and services to Regular Members (accommodation, attractions, tourist services, transport services, catering, etc.).
    • Respect and comply with the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association and the Act and inform the Association without delay of any change in its status and of any fact or circumstance that may affect the conditions of its membership in theAssociation.
    • Willingness to receive promotional emails, communiqués, newsletters and invitations to various ARF activities.
    • And pay its annual dues as determined by the board of directors, within the required time.
    • Special fee of $100 for businesses outside Quebec. See below "Option" and check "Member outside Quebec - $100" - The supplement will be added to your invoice.
       

    Annual Fees to participate to the training program 

  • $200.00$200.00
    From October 20, 2020 to March 31, 2021

    To join the Association, the Business Partner Member must:

    • Be a provider of goods, services and advice related to the tourism sector and specifically addressed to Regular Members, Associate Members and Vendor Members (insurance companies, marketing and consulting firms, software and computer systems, etc.);
    • Comply with and comply with the By-Laws and Code of Ethics of the Association and the Act and inform the Association without delay of any change in its status and of any fact or circumstance that may affect the terms of its membership in the Association;
    • Consenting to receive promotional emails, communiqués, newsletters and invitations to the various activities of the ARF;
    • Completing an annual survey (statistics, markets, clients and products) under strict confidentiality agreements;
    • Pay its annual dues as determined by the Board of Directors within the required time
       

    Annual Membership Fees

    • Standardized tariff : $250 + taxes
       

    Membership for 2 years - 10% off

    • You can add the option for 2 years in order to take advantage of the discount - See "Option" section below - The amount of $320 will be added to your invoice for the 2nd year.
       
  • $50.00$50.00
    From October 22, 2020 to March 31, 2021


    Requirements for Institutional Membership

    • Engage in tourism activities in Quebec, be non-profit,
    • governmental, para-governmental (schools, universities, associations);
    • Provide the Association with a duly signed membership form;
    • And pay his dues.
       

    Basic Annual Membership Fee

    • Basic fee: $100 + taxes


    Membership for 2 years - 10% off

    • You can add the option for 2 years in order to take advantage of the discount - See "Option" section below - The amount of $80 will be added to your invoice for the 2nd year.
       
  • FreeFree
    From October 24, 2020 to October 23, 2023
  • FreeFree
    From October 24, 2020 to October 23, 2023