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House of Travel Hunter Street - Wellington CBD

Open weekdays 8am-5pm, and Saturdays by appointment only.

12 Hunter Street

P+64 4-499-4699
F+64 4-499-4696

Weekdays: 8am - 5pm

House of Travel 100% NZ Owned and Operated – Support Local!

Thanks for visiting our House of Travel Hunter St page! Located right in the heart of Wellington’s CBD.

Open for 29 years and with same owner operator all the way… We just had the 'Seven Year Itch' to change the name three times! Same cool, fun, friendly and professional and warm personal travel consultancy experience in the heart of the "Coolest Little Capital in the World".
I was recently asked “ agent? What do you do these days?” Good question!  Well the marketing gurus tell us that to be successful in this technology driven world, our customers must still come first. But for us they always have, so not much new there! They also tell us we have to offer a point of difference and that’s where my team come into play.
Sure we offer the benefits of our expertise, our experience, we share some of our outstanding customer feedback and we help our customers with the things they “don’t know that they don’t know”, but when said and done, what we really do best, and always have, is build long term relationships with our amazing Wellington customers. That’s my answer to the question, and it seems to work, because our business continues to succeed and grow!
And when I read this, I can't help thinking of the old saying “while everything changes, everything stays the same”. So if you have a holiday dream and want it to be as good as it could possibly be, we'd love to help.

Petra Otte, Owner Operator, House of Travel on Hunter Street, CBD, Wellington

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HOT legend mention

Congratulations to Petra Otte from Wellington on Hunter, a solid 29 years in the making.  Thanks to legends like Petra HOT is where it is.
Petra's legacy:
2 Dec '91: Opens House of Travel, Dukes arcade in Wellington
'99- ' 12: Relocated to Plimmer Steps off Lambton Quay
'12 - Current: On Hunter St, Wellington CB

"It has been & continues to be both a heap of fun and a privilege to look after the travels of so many Wellingtonians together with my FAB team" - Petra

Recent Customer Feedback:
"Petra Otte. She was efficient and knowledgeable. She remembered our travel preferences from long ago and came up with ideal travel options to meet our needs. The woman is dynamic. Absolutely amazing!"

HOT Hunter St staff

Petra Otte
Owner Operator

I am totally passionate about what travel brings to a person's life! The experience itself and all the wow moments, the self exploration that unravels without you realising, ie stepping out of the day to day comfort zone!

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Chloe McKellar
Travelling Foodie

After living in the UK and Melbourne for 11 years I've finally returned home to help people experience what I love just as much as food - travel. I worked in the UK as a South-East Asia specialist. I absolutely adore Asia's food and friendly people!

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House of Travel 100% NZ Owned and Operated – Support Local!

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Become a Friend of HOT on Hunter Street ~ We all know how hard it is to keep up with emails these days and you may have unsubscribed to the many House of Travel adverts sent out on a weekly basis if not more and if so you may be missing out on our HOT Hunter Street emails which are personalized to our own clients.

On becoming a Friend of HOT on Hunter Street you will be on our store’s special list to receive our ’Hunter’s Travels’ quarterly newsletter and when we are able to host again, invitations to our instore events and expos.

In our newsletter we share new things in regards to the world of travel and the latest updates on destinations as the world slowly opens up again, Hunter’s Travels Tips and Tricks which is based on the feedback from recently returned clients and advance notice of our events and promotions for the upcoming months & anything else we feel you would LOVE to know, and possibly need to know including Covid-19 factual updates.

We would love you to sign up as a ‘Friend of HOT on Hunter Street’ and if you are happy to do so please email us at

 HOT Hunter Street love hosting in-store Travel Evenings and Events.  If you are interested in a certain style of travel, then do let us know and we can make a note of it and invite you to any relevant travel evenings that we host in the future. 

  HOT on Hunter are very proud supporters of Mary Potter Hospice and ReliefAid

✔ You can download the HOT APP (if you have not already done so) – this is where you will see your ENTIRE itinerary with House of Travel and updated flight times which appear whilst you travel.  The HOT APP also has other FAB tools you should become familiar with BEFORE you leave along with loads of tips for your upcoming destinations.  

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Watch this space for more news and adventures from our fabulous team…

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Pack for a purpose

Pack for a Purpose

Pack for a Purpose is a great way to make your travels meaningful and can have a BIG IMPACT in the communities you visit.  Simply use a small amount of space in your luggage to pack supplies needed by community projects around the world.  HOT on Hunter Street support and promote Pack for a Purpose.

​Click here for more information or give us a call for a chat.


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