Smallfield, Surrey Donna has worked for over 30 years in many areas of travel including a high street travel agent, call centre travel advisor, Training Manager as well as College Lecturer in Travel & Tourism, As well as being one of our exceptionally successful homeworkers , She is also responsible for training newly recruited Travel-pas.
Canterbury, Kent Donna is one of Travel-pa’s first members and has a fantastic client base, she was previously a home-worker for Co-operative Personal Travel specialising in tailor-made & luxury holidays, honeymoons & cruises worldwide. Donna is one of our most successful homeworkers and is the perfect example of how you can grow your business.
Sudbury Suffolk, Alison Vella had spent over 20 years building a successful business in Property Lettings which she sold to a national company. Looking to the next chapter of her life it was not difficult to be able to start another business which means she can share her enthusiasm for travel as well as her vast destination knowledge.
Wickford, Essex Karen has worked as a travel agent for 35 years, 24 of these as a Homeworker. Her last role was with Cooperative. She is part of the Aussie Specialist programme and regularly attends tourist board seminars and training sessions in order to keep up to date. She is also a member of ACE.
Sandhurst, Berkshire. Alison has worked on the High Street as a Travel Agent since 1991 and converted to Homeworking in September 2015. 6 months in and loving it, she says why didn’t I do it sooner? ‘I attend many training events and still work with many small niche operators and hotels. I have access to many booking sources. I am a Canada Specialist, Caribbean Specialist, and Sandals Ambassador to name a few. Homeworking allows me to give the best personal service and book what is right for my customers.’
Braintree, Essex Joelle has worked in the travel industry for over 35 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Travel-pa, she has one of the most fantastic loyal customer bases and is a shining example of how to be a successful homeworker. Joelle has been running her own business for 20 years and has travelled extensively all over the world.
Sheffield, Yorkshire. Jackie has been in travel for over 30 years previously working for Holiday Experts and American Express Travel. She has a passion for Mauritius and has been lucky enough to travel there 3 times. She is our resident Travel-pa blogs expert and knows how to make her website work for her, along with being very knowledgeable around social media platforms.
Weybridge, Surrey. Prior to joining Travel-pa she worked with Cruise Holidays. Pauline is a cruise specialist and has trained in all of the cruise lines and their training programmes to keep up to date. She covers all other aspects of travel but is extremely passionate about cruising and her business. She is a member of CLIA and is one of the 1% Tauck Accredited Agents.
Swanley, Kent. Jill started her travel career in 1999 working for First Choice Holidays in Bluewater. In 2002 she joined Co-operative Travel as a homeworker. Then 4 years ago Jill joined Travel-PA and now specialises in tailor-made luxury travel to worldwide destinations and she is also a Weddings and Honeymoons expert.
Here you will find a small sample of our Homeworkers, feel free to hover over a picture and see what they say or click the image to play their video.
Abbots Langley, Herts. Lisa has been working in travel for over 20 years and homeworking for 11 of those. She worked for Co-operative Travel prior to joining Travel-pa. Lisa is part of many specialist programmes and likes to keep up to date by attending training days and events put on by tourist boards and tour operators.
Gravesend, Kent. Michelle has been in travel for over 30 years and worked for many high street travel agencies but for the last 17 years worked as a home worker with some fantastic repeat clients.
Kingsbury, London. Tricia started in the Travel industry in 1986. Her travel industry experience and knowledge is vast. She has worked as an Adventure and Activity holiday specialist, worked for a long-haul tour operator, managed a corporate travel agency, worked within a boutique travel agency with VIP clientele and has advised hundreds of subscribers on the back pages of Which? Travel magazine. She started her home working business in 2013 and has never looked back.
Germany. Rita has lived in various European cities. She specialises in organising Honeymoons and Luxury holidays, but she can guide her clients to a wide array of dream destinations that encompass everything from Amalfi Coast in Italy to whale watching in Tahiti.
Mayfield, East Sussex. Amanda has been in the hotel and travel industry for over 24 years. She specialises in cruise holidays, both ocean and river cruising, long haul luxury destinations and escorted touring worldwide, not to mention golfing holidays!
Langport, Somerset. Jane has performed many roles in the travel industry. She has worked in hotels, adventure travel, business travel, as an overseas rep, for three specialist tour operators and has many years in retail leisure. She has been in management, in training, has two degrees, and is bilingual. She has travelled the world, lived on three continents and specialises in Asia from the Gulf to Vietnam with special knowledge of Thailand, Indian Ocean, Bali and India.
Caterham, Surrey. Melanie has worked in the travel industry for 28 years. In these years she has travelled the world, lectured in Travel and Tourism and worked as Cabin Crew. This alongside 20 years’ experience of managing her own travel agency. She specialises in flights and business travel alongside luxury holidays. After living in Malta and Gozo for many years she is an expert in the Maltese Islands and Diving.
Brighton, East Sussex. Canadian born Rob joined Travel-pa in 2012. Prior to this he spent 5 years in the reservations department of Virgin Holidays. He has considerable experience in holidays to Florida, Caribbean, North America, the Far East, South Africa and Australia. Before coming to the UK he spent 8 years travelling around North and Central America and lived in Mexico.