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6 Barry Ave
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We are a team of passionate travel nuts. We love to travel and help create the perfect holiday for you. Whether it’s a well-deserved holiday with the family, a bucket list trip to explore new and exciting destinations or the great Kiwi OE we are here to help. We recognise that your holiday is really important to you so we are there to help from the planning and throughout your holiday with our fantastic House of Travel APP and back up support. Naturally when you get back we look forward to sharing your favourite holiday memories.
With offices in both Alexandra and Cromwell we have your travel needs covered so come and see us and let’s put together the best holiday at the best value.
Aaron Dyson visited Japan on a Globus coach tour.
Jessica Garden takes a road trip along the southern states of America along the infamous Route 66.
Queen’s Birthday Weekend 2017 was spent a little differently for Ashleigh Anderson
"Recently my family and I booked ourselves a trip to the Gold Coast. I’d been before when I was a lot younger and before I had a family. I was looking forward to experiencing it again, only this time we are taking our kids. The Gold Coast is the perfect place for families. We set ourselves a challenge and that was, we would take in a couple of the quintessential Gold Coast attractions, but we really wanted to find family friendly options off the beaten track!" - Aaron Dyson
"Flying with Air New Zealand from Queenstown via Auckland to Los Angeles on the Dreamliner was truly amazing! With the overhead luggage storage hidden it feels a lot more spacious and with the option for a skycouch seat makes flying in economy a little more comfortable. I highly recommend choosing a ‘preferred seat’ as the extra couple of inches between the seats does make a difference." - Amber McNulty
"I had an early to start my Journey to Bali with an early morning flight from Christchurch to Auckland and on to Denpasar with Air New Zealand. If you use the self-check-in machines at Christchurch airport you will receive both boarding passes to Auckland and for the service to Bali. I decided to splash out on a Koru membership this year (a sweet deal through my credit card) so checked out the domestic Koru Lounge in Christchurch and the international lounge in Auckland. All Air NZ lounges had Appleton’s Rum and Coke on hand to awaken the travelling spirit within." - Robbie Bell
Jessica Garden (Alexandra) and partner Brad landed in Berlin before taking a train to Amsterdam where they spent time before embarking on an Avalon river cruise to Basle.
I moved from Duendin to Alexandra to start the House of Travel back in 2004. I love sharing my travel experiences with my customers as well as putting together inspiring and well deserved holidays for our customers.
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I headed overseas to see the big bad world once. That was me sold! Always coming back to the beautiful Alexandra, I get away to see somewhere new whenever I can. I would love to chat to you about my adventures and inspire you to create some of your own!
Upon returning from my Irish OE in 2006 I knew I wanted a career in travel. After 4 years at HOT Dunedin I have now moved back to my home town of Alexandra where I hope to turn my experience and passion for travel into your dream holiday!
Hi there, I'm just wanting to send some feedback through about one of your amazing consultants down in the Alexandra office in Central Otago. We booked with Jessica Garden for our holiday to Perth, and nothing was a problem. Adding things on, switching things around, providing recommendations, she did it all with a massive smile and nothing was a problem.
When we went to fly out, our flight ended up being majorly delayed (then cancelled) which then meant all our connection flights through to Exmouth weren't going to happen. I called Jess in a bit of a panic and she was so reassuring and put us at ease. The airline sorted out all our connecting flights, but Jess worked overtime (literally) to rearrange all our travel plans, accommodation, and hire car (essentially flipping our holiday around) so that we wouldn't miss out on anything we had planned. On arrival in Perth we had a brand new itinerary waiting for us in my email account and everything was all sorted and ready for us to enjoy. She did such an amazing job!!
I just wanted to pass this on to you guys to let you know what an amazing team member you have working for you. Can you please pass this on to her management as I would love to see her receive the recognition that she deserves. She went entirely above and beyond for us, not only once, but twice in the same holiday. What a star. Normally I shop around on price, but from now on I will only be booking our holiday travel through her. You have made a customer for life.
Good work guys, and a massive thanks to Jess.
Well done, Kate
Take time to talk with the locals. You’ll meet some amazing people & come back more enriched from your holiday
- Aaron Dyson, HOT Alexandra