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Christchurch Branch Manager:Denise Channing | Opened: 1974 | ABTA: 14338

6 Saxon Square, Christchurch
Dorset BH23 1AQ


Tel: 01202 473663

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Opening hours
Monday9:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday9:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday9:30am - 5:30pm
Friday9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday9:00am - 5:30pm

Christchurch branch profile

Welcome to Hays Travel Christchurch, where I am proud to be the Manager. My name is Denise and I have been in the travel industry since 1998, eleven of those years with Hays Travel. I have been in the Christchurch branch since 2011 and became Manager in 2016. I have a real passion for travel and have visited many exotic destinations such as the Caribbean, Canada and the USA. I also love family holidays and have been to Lapland and California with my family in recent times. Last year I was lucky enough to experience the iconic transatlantic sailing on board the Queen Mary 2 sailing to Southampton from New York.

Let me introduce you to my fantastic team..

Kim was promoted in November 2017 and has been working with us as our Assistant Manager ever since. She has been with Hays since September 2014 having completed an Apprenticeship and our In-House Management Course. In 2018 she visited Las Vegas and went on a Mekong River Cruise. This year she been to Walt Disney World in Orlando for the 4th time!

Beverley joined the team in 2014, she has traveled the world extensively and even experienced living in Australia and California. It's not just sunshine and beaches for Bev; she also has a passion for skiing and taking on the slopes in the French Alps.

Cheryl has in excess of eight years' travel experience, having joined Christchurch branch in 2011. Cheryl has fantastic knowledge of European destinations and has just returned from a family holiday to Lanzarote.

Liz joined our team in July 2017 and has been with Hays since September 2014, having also joined via our Apprenticeship programme. She is a big fan of cruise holidays, having been on both Ocean and River Cruises. This year Liz went on a river cruise in Holland got to see the stunning tulip displays at Keukenhof Gardens.

At Hays Travel, we think education and staff development are very important and we strongly support our award-winning apprenticeship programme. Lucy is our 2nd year Apprentice and has been with us since September 2017. She is keen on learning and developing her skills and shows huge potential to shine bright in her role. Before joining us, she went travelling for six months and visited Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and South East Asia.

Last but not least is our Foreign Exchange Cashier, Martin, who joined us in 2017 with over six years' experience. Martin has superb knowledge within his role and always strives to ensure all clients get the best rate and offers available.

Christchurch is a fantastic place to work and we believe that customer service is vital. We have a good loyal customer base and we continue to expand on this. We love to see new faces and we give all our customers the best possible service. We specialise in all types of holidays from world cruises, bespoke tailor-made itineraries, family beach holidays, and UK and attraction breaks. We offer very competitive rates for our foreign exchange in the branch and always give preferential rates to our customers.

How we engage with the local community

This year we have been working closely with Life Education Wessex.

Life Education Wessex aims to educate every child with knowledge and skills to stand up to peer pressure. They empower children to make healthy choices and work to prevent substance misuse (alcohol, tobacco and drugs), obesity, bullying/peer group pressure and mental health problems in children and teenagers.

In order to raise money for the charity we took part in a very challenging 5K Zombie Run and also held a raffle in the branch. In total, we have managed to raise £287 for this great project!

More about our Local Community Partnership
Branch location

Whatever type of holiday you're looking for, we look forward to meeting you with a smile and helping you with your holiday arrangements. Come in and see us - we’re located in the shopping centre in Christchurch, opposite Robert Dyas.

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