Hays Travel

Hays Travel – UK Travel Agent

Hays Travel is an independent travel agent with branches located across the UK – and has a strong presence in the north east of England. They offer a number of destinations for various length holidays. Some of their most popular bookings are in the Algarve of Portugal, Malta, Greece and multiple Spanish coastal and central locations. Customers can choose to go self-catering, city braks, long haul, half-board or even all-inclusive at a choice of basic to luxury hotels. They also offer deals on late bookings. Along with their European holiday destinations, they arrange coach holidays around the UK, cruises to far-away destinations and even have a specific department that books holidays to other countries and islands outside of Europe. From a beach town holiday on the south coast of England to the remote west coast of Australia, Hays Travel knows how to book holidays. They currently have more than 100 branches in the UK. There are also excellent deals available, particularly on our of season breaks from a range of local airports.

Hays Travel Opening Times And Branch Locations

To find out the exact Hays Travel opening times you can go to opening-times.co.uk and use their free locator tool. This locator tool lets the user find the exact Hays Travel opening hours of a specific branch. This helps avoid visiting their branches out of business hours and helps to make sure you get the great holiday deal in time. Their 100-and-counting branches are located in more than 90 of the UK’s major town and cities. You will usually find them on the high streets. Bournemouth, Bolton and Southampton are the cities with the most branches in one location, despite the business’s north east-of-England roots. Spotting a branch is easy because their establishments are usually blue with their blue and yellow logo displaying the company name above the door.

Most branches have the same Hays Travel opening times. They are open between 9am and 5.30pm on weekdays and on Saturdays between 9am and 5pm. Most of their establishments will be closed on Sundays. Despite these standard Hays Travel opening times, it is always best to use the branch locator at specific times of the year when hours may change due to demand or due to legal reasons. For example, use the free tool on New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas, Boxing Day and bank holidays for accurate opening times. This will avoid you making an unnecessary journey on one of these days.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Hays Travel

Hays Travel may be part of the UK’s high street furniture, but there are still plenty of things about the business, and the way they do business, that many people will not be aware of. Five of these things include:

  • They have UK coach holidays
  • They have a department for holidays outside of Europe
  • Last minute bookings can be made online or over the phone
  • They are over 30 years old
  • They began operating from the north east of England

Products And Services

Hays Travel offers customers the chance to book onto many different types of holidays. Customers can state their preferences of destination, duration and type of accommodation and their representatives will work out the best package for them and be able to provide quotes. Destinations can range from popular European cities and beach towns to destinations much further afield. In fact, they can book your flights and accommodation to many locations on any continent. Customers can pay for their holiday upfront or can choose to pay monthly until the departure date without paying added interest. Holiday bookings can be made online, over the phone or in one of their establishments with a face-to-face appointment with an agent.

A Brief History

The business was established in 1980 with the first location opening in County Durham, UK. John Hays continued to expand the business in the north east of England and slowly developed across the UK. By 2012, the business surpassed a turnover figure of 500-million pounds sterling. That turnover figure has now more than doubled and the company continues to book overseas and at-home holidays for the UK public.

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