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House of Travel Timaru

House of Travel Timaru

195 Stafford Street

P+64 3-687-9900
F+64 3-684-6033

Weekdays: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 12pm

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House of Travel Timaru is very proud to be the first travel store to open in 1987 under the House of Travel brand!

This 100% Kiwi owned business continues to offer amazing service to its many customers.  A recent recipient of the HOT Top Customer Champ award, the team pride themselves on going above and beyond to create unforgettable holiday experiences.

The business is owned by Darryl Sandri, and is ably backed up by Andrew, Grant, Hannah and Kate who between them have over 100 years of experience.  The team have created a welcoming environment where a wealth of travel knowledge is shared along with a sense of fun that is unique to this business!  They enjoy what they do every day and this is very apparent when visiting the store. 

They are proud supporters of the local Hospice and all share a sense of pride in the South Canterbury region.

Rest assured they’ll pull out all the stops to ensure your next holiday is value for money and everything you’ve dreamed of!

Call in for a chat – they’ll give you some great ideas to get you started.

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HOT Timaru staff

Darryl Sandri
Owner Operator

Darryl has a vast travel knowledge of the world with Europe & Africa continents being personal favourites. He's been selling both leisure and corporate bookings for 18 years and is well equipped to handle all requirements for personal and business travel.

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Andrew Kemp
Travel Consultant

With his 25 years plus in the travel industry Andrew has experienced numerous fantastic destinations, received industry accolades. He previously has been a Travel Agency owner/operator for 14 years and continues to enjoy the travel industry.

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Grant Lane
Travel Consultant

My travel industry experience spans 37 years during which I have visited many fantastic destinations. I enjoy working through travel options with clients to give them a great holiday that they will remember for many years after the event.

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Hannah Little
Travel Consultant

I have been at House of Travel since 2015, I love creating memorable holidays for my clients. I have done a Contiki across Europe and experienced many other great destinations. I look forward to working with my clients creating their trip of a life time.

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Kate Daly
Travel Consultant

I have been in the industry for 10 years. I still get a kick out of organising clients dream holidays. Whether its a tropical beach getaway, European trip of a lifetime or an African Safari. Its so rewarding offering ideas and inspiration.

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Brenda Taylor
Personal Travel Manager

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Where have we been lately?

Recent/Up and Coming Staff Travel

APT river cruise from Amsterdam to Nuremburg, MSC Caribbean Cruise.

Vietnam, Australia and a P&O Cruise.

San Francisco, Bangkok, Club Med Mauritius, Hawaii, Fiji and a P&O cruise.

Dubai, Asian cruise, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria and an Avalon river cruise, Laos and Western Australia.

Anaheim, Contiki Europe, Bali, Darwin, Fiji and a P&O Cruise.

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HOT Timaru is proud to support Hospice New Zealand.

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“A stopover is a great way to break up your trip, see more and it helps with jet lag!“
 - Andrew Kemp, HOT Timaru

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