Wellswood Branch


Welcome to Hays Travel Wellswood!

Our friendly team have a wealth of travel experience to make sure we find your dream holiday. My name is Rachel and I am the Branch Manager . I joined the branch in September 2016 and have nearly 20 years travel agent experience. I have been very lucky to have travelled extensively worldwide .My favourite destinations include Australia, the Indian Ocean and Asia.

Amy is our Senior Consultant and started in December 2014. She has progressed from Apprentice to Consultant to Senior Consultant! Her favourite destinations include Disneyland Paris, Mauritius and the USA. One of her most recent trips was a fantastic tour visiting Central America - 4 countries covering Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala!  Ursula is our other Senior Consultant who has recently moved branches and has been welcomed by our friendly team in Wellswood. She started with Hays in 2016 and has become our city break specialist and has a wide array of knowledge of Europe! Her favourite destinations include Dubai, Madrid, Iceland, New York and Thailand. Amanda is our second year Apprentice. She has an extensive knowledge and experience of destinations all round the world from Lapland to the Caribbean. She has recently returned from Iceland and has a upcoming trip to Jamaica at the end of the year that she’s really looking forward to! Her favourite destinations include Lanzarote, Barbados and now Iceland. Rhianna is our first year Apprentice. She started with the company in August 2018 and joins us after completing her Tourism Course at South Devon College. She has travelled to Orlando and throughout Europe on many family holidays. She has recently returned from Rhodes & Ibiza and her next plan is to visit Venice! Karlie is our new first year apprentice that started with us in August 2019. Travelling really excites her and she has managed to travel to various different countries around the world. America is her favourite destination, especially Las Vegas as she got married there!  Joanne is our Foreign Exchange consultant, who will always ensure you get the best deals on your currency! She joined the company in July 2013 and also brings 14 years of travel know-how. She has experienced many types of holidays and is happy to be taking the family back to PortAventura in 2020! Her favourite places include The Gambia, Thailand and Disney in Florida.

Here at Hays Travel Wellswood, we pride ourselves with the highest levels of travel knowledge and customer service and believe that is why so many of our new and regular clients trust their holiday arrangements with us. We specialise in cruises, long haul getaways and tailor-made holidays, alongside your UK breaks and family holidays. We can also provide all the extras that enhance your holiday experience - from travel insurance and car hire to airport hotels and airport parking. Competitive rates are always available on your foreign currency and we offer a buy back service for your leftover holiday money! Come and see us in branch today, we are near Kents Cavern in Wellswood, Torquay :)

Local community partnership

As well as selling holidays, we're passionate about our local community.

We have sponsored our local school with a Hays Travel basketball kit. The school is trying to promote healthy lifestyles amongst the children. The team will be competing in regular matches in the Torbay Basketball School League. This is a lovely way for parents, grandparents, and friends to watch and support the development of their children through sports.

Wellswood fundraiser
Rachel Thornton

Branch Manager: Rachel Thornton


Opened: 1997


ABTA: 57742


01803 212555


33 Ilsham Road, Torquay Devon TQ1 2JG

  • Monday 09.15 - 17.30
  • Tuesday 09.15 - 17.30
  • Wednesday 09.30 - 17.30
  • Thursday 09.15 - 17.30
  • Friday 09.15 - 17.30
  • Saturday 09.15 - 17.00
  • Sunday Closed