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House of Travel Takapuna

20 Hurstmere Road

P+64 9-486-0995
F+64 9-486-0993

Weekdays: 9am - 2pm


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Takapuna HOT is located in a vibrant beachside destination with a city rhythm. If you love the beach and a good coffee then come meet the inspiring team of travel enthusiast who will help you create the best holiday possible.

Our diverse, experienced team is lead by Andy Thompson, an award winning travel provider for House of Travel.

The success of our store is based on the pride we take in listening to our customers. Really listening! We also believe that the best holidays are created together, that’s why we love it when you bring in your ideas and research. Ensuring you get the best holiday is something we can get right together.

We’ll combine your ideas with our experience and expertise to deliver you the most enjoyable holiday possible. We’re committed to providing the holiday you want at the best value possible and we promise to utilise all our buying power to search out the right price for your holiday.

We know value means different things to different people, so we take the time to understand what’s important to you. We also pride ourselves on our Duty of Care; we’ve got your back 24/7 from the moment you contact us until you’re home again - we are never far away.

We always appreciate feedback on your last HOT holiday, so let us know your thoughts and we can make your next trip even better.

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HOT Takapuna staff


Andy Thompson
Owner Operator

Travel is about the amazing memories you make,when you find a fantastic travel agent that enhances your experience.

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Jamie Giddens
Retail Manager

"The world is to big not to to explore it". Having been in the Tourism Industry for over 20 years, my passion is travel aligned with animal welfare. As long as there is a 5 star hotel close by! FYI - I'm also an Aussie.

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Emma Bayes
Inspiring Consultant

I enjoy learning about people, their passions and turning their wishlist's into reality. I love waking up, coming to work and making people as happy, as being in the travel industry makes me.

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Jenny Jia
Travel Consultant

The love of travel enticed me to the hospitality industry and I enjoyed every minute of it. Of the half dozen countries been to, South Africa impressed me the most. In my everyday life, nothing thrills me more than positive feedback from a happy customer.

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Lisa Ayres
Senior Travel Advisor

Planning holidays is one of the best parts of my job, I absolutely love it. A Senior Travel consultant I have been in the industry since 1988. I love to be organised, dotting the i’s and crossing the t’ that’s me!

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Summer Van Der Velde
Inspiring Consultant

I am Summer, a travel consultant dedicated to making your booking a dream to put together. I am passionate about people, travel, animals & anything adventurous! I love to organize and aim to create the holiday of a lifetime.

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Sophie sophie
Store Concierge

Sophie is new to the industry and is our store concierge, if you are looking for a warm smile and an wagging tail she will take the lead and point you to one of our travel specialist in store.

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Business Travel
Are you a business traveller or business Owner? talk to us about how we can tailor and streamline your travel needs. 

HOT Takapuna community activities
Supporters of Probus Takapuna, Rotary Takapuna, Takapuna Business Association, BNI Business Networking International and Hospice NZ.

Takapuna Beach Business Association
Takapuna House of Travel is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Takapuna Beach Business Association.

Hospice North Shore
We are proud to be associated with Hospice North Shore.

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HOT Takapuna services

Women only tours with Innovative Travel Company
Tours are suitable for women of all ages with a desire to discover the world. The trips are designed and tailored for female travellers. All points are covered from India to Thailand, China to Turkey there’s a tour for you. Call for a copy of the latest brochure.

The Big OE: Do you prefer a backpack to a suitcase?
If you are thinking of heading off and you are not sure where to start then come and have a catch up. We can tell you the best and cheapest way to get to the UK. The best way to save money on your Contiki or Top Deck Tours and direction on UK bank accounts and IRD numbers. It’s a life changing experience you’ll treasure forever.

Cruise holidays (big ship, little ship we know the best ones to pick)
Let us inspire you with our favourite cruise destinations and what you can expect in each. We love holidays on water and have experienced first-hand some of the world’s best cruise ships, river boats, Feluccas down the Nile and canal boats in the France and UK.

Africa Safari’s & Overland trips
If you’re an African first-timer or returning for a second, third or fourth big adventure, this is a continent where excitement is found at every corner. Come in and have a chat.

UK & Europe
Our team have travelled all over the UK & Europe we have taken coach tours, cruises, trains, buses, self-drive and yes ok even hitch hiked. No matter what your UK/Europe budget is, from backpacker to Luxury Glamper, then we have an option for you and a consultant that can meet your needs.

Ski holidays
The mountains are calling! The powder’s fresh and the snow is thick but which resort will you answer to? Chat with Crystal about Ski Holidays to Europe, the USA, Canada and Japan.

Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar
We have wandered from North, South, East and West, by land, bike, train, river and sea. We specialise in small tailor made journeys so bring your wish list, an open mind and we can co create and enriching experience with a ton of great suggestions that will leave you dreaming and wanting more.

Family holidays
Our family holidays are designed to spark passion, inspire, and enrich your world, and when these experiences are shared with loved ones, they bring you closer together.  We have great family packages to the traditional favourites of  the South Pacific, Disneyland, Phuket, and the Gold Coast as well as destinations across the globe.

Book your sports, school or special interest group with us
House of Travel Takapuna operates a specialised Groups Department in Takapuna, run by expert staff who know how to get you the very best deals. Whether your group is business focused, team sporting events, family reunions, special anniversary events, sporting events and musical concerts, you will be in good hands. Through our sister company Golden Tickets we can access tickets to a lot of Global events you thought were sold out. We can also advise you on how to get Free Places for your groups, Give us a call to find out all the benefits of booking your group with us.

Fly/Drive holidays
We love to self-drive and we are more than happy to help you plan the best driving route so you don’t miss any of the best attractions on the way. Talk to us today about Fly/Drive packages to Aussie, the USA, Canada. Or for great savings on longer hires ask us about holiday leasing cars in Europe.

International weddings/honeymoons
Honeymoons are always a big part of our business, we have the privilege of organising many and can expertly help you plan and book yours. Managing your HOT honeymoon register is just part of our service - likewise the very real option of getting married on a South Pacific beach, any time of year, and taking friends and family with you.

"Do a hop on hop off bus tour and walking tour in every city you visit - it allows you to get your bearings."

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