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House of Travel Balclutha

6/37 Clyde Street
Otago / Southland

P+64 3-418-3434
F+64 3-471-9458

Weekdays: 11:30am - 4pm


We are House of Travel Balclutha!

At House of Travel Balclutha, we are passionate, down-to-earth travel nuts who know the right holiday has the power to enrich your life. We are very aware that there is a lot of trust required in letting us work with you for your perfect holiday, and we take that seriously. Our consultants expertise is vast with the team creating, sharing and experiencing their own travel dreams over several years. Collectively we have visited over 60 countries and the list continues to grow as we tick more off our bucket list!

We love it when you bring your ideas in because those start our journey together. We know time is money and we know exactly where to look and what to look for to best suit you. We love turning peoples dreams into reality using our local knowledge, travel experiences and negotiating skills.  

Cruising with House of Travel Balclutha

Celebrity Solstice
Ovation of the Seas
Viking Orion
Seabourn Encore

HOT Balclutha travel blog


Join Layla Carruthers (Balclutha) and share in her experiences in Vancouver.
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Sarah Crum
(Dunedin) and Maxine Agnew (Balclutha) visited the emerging destination of Myanmar... their advice, go now!
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Hawaii really does have something for everyone, amazing scenery and tours, water sports, relaxing on the beach, underwater activities, fabulous dining options, shopping, and of course, a slightly more tropical climate than Balclutha! Layla Carruthers reflects on her recent journey.
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As part of a group of 8 House of Travel Consultants, Layla Carruthers journeys through Peru.
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Ovation of the Seas travel blog  OVATION OF THE SEAS

For Stephanie (Dunedin) cruising has never really been on her bucket list. Fortunately an opportunity materialised for a 3 night cruise leaving Singapore with a stop in Kuala Lumpur.
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St Marks Square Venice
Italy for most is a dream destination, so when Antony Boomer was offered the chance to spend 10 days here as part of a Trafalgar guided holiday he jumped at the chance without actually knowing where exactly he was going... it was Italy, it'll be good!
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I have been wanting to take my boys somewhere extraordinary for ages. We have previously traveled, as a family, well worn routes through North America and Australia. Now my wife and I thought it was time to challenge everything they thought they knew about the world. We decided on Vietnam in the hope it would provide a physical, emotional and sensory experience the boys would never forget. 
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"Early November saw nine excited, albeit apprehensive, travel consultants embark on an experience which would change them forever. Although it is true that one will always return from a sojourn changed to some degree these agents were unaware of the impact China’s history, culture and environments would have on them. I was fortunate to be selected as one of these nine agents." - Layla Carruthers
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"My partner and I wanted something out of our comfort zones, somewhere we could explore and create some extraordinary memories, that’s why we chose Vietnam! We decided to do a 10-day tour with Active Asia. We departed Auckland on a 10-hour flight With Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong arriving into Saigon just on midnight." - Ashleigh Vanderhilst
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HOT Balclutha staff

Maxine Agnew
Travel Consultant

20+ years in travel & most of it spent with House of Travel, and the passion for travel is well and truly still there. I still get a kick out of organising peoples dream holiday, and have still got a very long bucket list for myself

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Hospice New Zealand

House of Travel Otago has been supporting Hospice New Zealand since 2005 and the organisation is very close to our hearts. Each of our stores work with their local hospice services to support them by raising money and awareness, volunteering their time for fundraising, and donating prizes and “Armchair Traveller” sessions. A highlight of this partnership is the Embrace Award presented annually to a HOT outlet who has integrated its local hospice into every aspect of its business. The award is the hospice’s way of giving big ups to its local House of Otago Travel team for all their hard work and dedication.

“have some small denominations of cash for the country you’re headed to for supplies when you arrive“
 - Simone Budge, HOT Balclutha

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