About Us

YOU Travel - Putting the focus on you
YOU Travel is a vibrant travel brand that is dedicated to YOU - the customer! With 30 stores across New Zealand we are here to help you embrace life through travel. As our stores are 100% New Zealand owned and operated, we understand what kiwi’s want when they travel and deliver on this every time. Our aim is to continue to be the market leader in the travel industry and to take it up another level for you.

Our background as New Zealand’s oldest retail travel brand, means we have the stability, knowledge, and professionalism that you can trust. Our mission to ‘enrich our customers’ travel experiences - to inspire our customers to know that better is possible’ is practiced by all our staff nationwide. We pride ourselves not on being the biggest player, but on being the most trusted and recommended travel brand in New Zealand. Over 90% of our business is repeat business and referrals - because we always put the focus on you!

YOU Travel is a part of the First Travel Group, New Zealand’s leading independent travel alliance. By having a small, localised business approach and then combining that with the backing of the First Travel Group, we can deliver an extensive range of services. The power of F.T.G. means we are able to access exclusive rates with many connections across the globe that benefits you - the client.

Exclusive deals for you
So we can offer you the best travel deals, we only work with the most trusted people and partners in the travel industry. By having exclusive deals with airlines and travel providers - you always get the finest value for money.

Customised for you
YOU Travel are the unrivalled experts in these key specialist areas; a Cruising program, Unique Experiences, YOU Travel Business for our corporate clients as well as being the preferred travel retailer for Luxury Holidays and Corporate Travel magazine. We also have a range of payment options for our customers including EFTPOS, credit cards, Q Card and GEM Visa Card. Come in-store to find out what we can do for you.

Leading the travel industry
YOU Travel is a full member of the Travel Agent’s Association of New Zealand and we regularly take home trophies at the annual TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards. TAANZ is a trade organisation representing the travel agent and tour operator distribution system in New Zealand. There is no government licensing for travel agents so TAANZ is a self regulating organisation promoting quality standards, service and performance.