Bring the best at what we do

In February 2017 after inviting feedback from our agents, we made the decision to end our direct sell arm and focus entirely on servicing the needs of our travel agents. A business should choose a direction and then make sure it is the best at what it does. And that’s exactly what we decided to do- become the best trade only supplier for travel agents in the UK. We decided that to grow our business, we would do everything we could to make our agents businesses successful.

We don't bite the hand that feed us!

It’s a vicious cycle- agents drive volume to direct sell flight and holiday operators, and then the direct sell operators get overrides that allow them to undercut their agents and sell directly to the public. We felt the frustration of agents, but realised that agents had no alternative- they still had to deal with the direct sell operators as there was little other choice. We decided it was time to break the cycle. We would drive volume from agents and use any overrides to invest back into our agents. Its part of our agent

Losing customers to your suppliers

Even wholesalers that don’t actively seek to cut out their travel agents end up getting calls directly from the client who has seen the principle booking confirmation and ATOL certificate!


Our Agents Love Us

Ask any of our agents, and the one consistent piece of feedback you will get is that our service is second to none. We know that this has been at the heart of our success, and its something that we will never change- however much we grow

Our Team - Your Angels!

Our team of reservations, accounts, admin support, IT and product have been with us for a long time. We probably have one of the lowest rates of attrition in the industry. The reason for this is that our staff love that we have strong ethical values. They love the fact that we are a good employer that cares about their overall wellbeing and they love that we put quality of service above all else

Expertise When You Need It

Our team have travelled the globe, far and wide. They have dealt with virtually every imaginable holiday type and itinerary and there are few problems that they have not come across. All this means that you are in the best hands the industry has to offer.

Major Travel Never Sleeps- and nor do your clients

From 9am - 5.30 pm, our team in Brent Cross are available to take your calls. Sometimes even for just chat when our agents are feeling a little bored and need a laugh! And when Brent Cross closes, we have an amazing team in Manila that take over until 9am the following morning. We are always available for you and your clients- which is always good to know.

An outsourcing solution?

From 2018 Major Travel will be able to help your business with overflow calls and calls during the evening and weekend. We will answer calls in your the name of your brand, and take messages or offer your clients a quote. The whole service is free and part of our mission to help our agents maximise on their opportunities.


For Us to Succeed, You must Succeed First

As we only sell through you, our travel agents, our success is entirely dependent on your success. So we are not just interested in you booking with us, we are interested in the overall success of your business. We are not just interested- we actively help you make more of a success of your business.

Training and Development

We organise regular training and development events for our agents. These events are designed to help you improve sales, develop your business and motivate staff. In addition to travel related initiatives such as destination, hotel, airline and GDS training, we also run a range of programmes that will help your staff and managers. For managers we run programmes on Employee Motivation, Improving Poor Performance, Dealing With Change and even How To Have a Difficult Conversation. For staff our programme include Negotiation, Communication, and Selling Skills as well as NLP, Closing the Sale ad Consultative selling.

Business Consultancy

Our MD, Qasim Gulamhusein is a former McKinsey management consultant. Having worked for the world’s largest organisation and business development consultancy firm in the world for blue chip clients across 7 continents, Qasim is an expert on helping businesses develop and grow. These global consultancy firms charged out for Qasim at thousands of pounds a day. We are happy for you to benefit from his expertise for free!

It's not just about Travel

We can provide help and advice for all aspects of your business- from marketing and HR strategy to accounting and customer service. We can come in as a third party and analyse your business to see what you can do to expand your business and enhance your profits! We can help you formalise strategic plans and help crystallise your vision for the future.


We provide a range of materials to help you advertise more effectively. From beautifully designed and eye catching posters for your shop window to videos of tours and holiday offers for you to promote on social media- we are constantly innovating to help you drive more business

Social Media

We will pay a professional social media agency to market your agency on Facebook. We will even pay for your Facebook advertising costs. This package which is worth over £1,000 per month will drive business and raise your profile!


Businesses should be rewarded for doing well. We offer FAM Trips, Performance Based Bonuses, Tier Status and of course our renowned Major Money programme. Everyone needs that extra boost to motivate them. Major Travel provides some of the best boosts in the industry!


Your friends outside of travel think that FAM trip is just an excuse to have a free holiday. As those of us within industry know, a FAM trip is one of the best educational tools that helps staff convert enquiries and also deliver holidays that meet the clients exacting demands and expectations. That’s not to say FAM trips aren’t fun- in fact we put as much effort into planning the fun as we do the hotel visits and excursions!

Elite Status with Major

We have Gold, Silver and Bronze Agents. These statuses come with many perks and benefits. But to find out more, you will have to call us. We promise- it will be worth the call.

Major Money

Our flagship incentive programme is so successful that sub agents of large travel groups that offer the same product as Major Travel will book with us rather than using their own internal product because of Major Money! Very simply, agents are given a voucher of between £5 and £100 depending on the booking that they do with us. These vouchers can be redeemed at over 100 of the leading retailers on the high street and online.


Leading Advances in Travel Technology

Major Travel first launched a flight booking engine for agents in 1999. At the time this was ground breaking and revolutionary. Major Travel set the trend and every other travel company followed. 2018 is going to be another revolutionary year for technology in travel as we get ready to launch our new Major4Agents booking platform.

We promise there is nothing anywhere near as good!

Bespoke Tailor Made - Putting Agents in the Driving Seat

You can book a flight, a hotel and a single centre package holiday on most tour operator websites using your agent login. But what about more complex, tailor made itineraries? The rise and success of Audley Travel, Scott Dunn, Trailfinders and others in that market segment do so well because they can quickly check availability, price and book complex multi-centre tailor-made holiday itineraries for their customers.

They have been stealing business from travel agents because they can respond to a client quickly and efficiently. And they make such a phenomenal profit because on complex holiday itineraries, the typical commission can be as high as 30%!!!! We decided it was time that someone gave travel agents the tools to be able to effectively complete against these direct sell operators.

Self Service

Access native mode GDS content; Book hotels, excursions, attraction tickets and car hire; Issue flight tickets and hotel vouchers at the touch of a button; Determine the cost of changes and cancellation and action using the self-service functionality without having to pick up the phone to anyone; Build, price and book multi centre tours and fly drive packages; Book escorted tours


  • 7 day flexible price grid
  • IT, Seat Sale, Exclusive and Published Fares
  • No service charge to issue published fare tickets
  • Advanced filters by times, price, airline, class etc


  • Over 50,000 hotels worldwide
  • FIT hotel rates that are significantly cheaper than direct sell hotel bed banks
  • Access to our direct contract rates at over 3,000 preferred hotels in our key destinations
  • Probably the most complex rules engine in the industry that returns all available offers, including stay/pay offers, wedding and honeymoon offers, upgrade offers, and combo hotel group offers

Self Service

  • Issue all documentation yourself
  • Enter client APIS information, SSR requests, hotel requests directly
  • Change, confirm or cancel reservations
  • Calculate change and cancelation fees for flights, hotels and car hire
  • View confirmed, travelled, option and cancelled booking reports
  • Track conversion rates
  • Track Major Money
  • Comprehensive Reporting
  • Set mark-ups based on
    • Product Type
    • Price Brand
    • Destination
    • Dates


Jenny Allport Reid

The Midcounties Co-operative Travel

We have had a complaint in Swindon branch about a holiday booked through Major, partly against us and partly against them. Major (and in particular Mary Arpino the Sales & Marketing Director) have been absolutely fantastic, making the customer a very fair offer but more importantly keeping our branch in the loop, liaising with the branch manager about their findings before drafting anything up to the customer and checking that their response looks ok with us first - very unusual but great stuff. The customer is looking for any excuse to take their complaint further and I am absolutely certain that Major’s professionalism has prevented the customer having ammunition to redirect the complaint against us (unlike the usual tour operator response: blame your travel agent!)

Dave Simpson

H-C Travel Ltd

I just wanted to say thank you for all the extra work you did with my cricket tour group to South Africa in January. I met with some of the group recently and they reported that everything you/we arranged for them went very smoothly and that they were very pleased with the arrangements. So much so that they are thinking of doing a similar trip in early 2017. Thank you again for all your help.

Jaap Hesselink

Voyager Travel Services

Just a great business with great staff, the staff training must be excellent as there is rarely a question the guys and girls at Major can`t answer. Website is also one of the quickest to use although I think it could be improved, only a little.

Steven Wyntersun

Wyntersun Holidays

Brilliant customer service and very competitive pricing!!!!!!

Deborah Robbins

Travel Counsellors

Super service and dead friendly staff!

Angie Yates

Mid-Counties Co-operative Travel

I would just like to pass on my thanks to both Chaya and Ami for all their help with my bookings. I know Chaya came in on Saturday which was her day off to help sort the booking - she has been brilliant sorting this out for me making sure confs and vouchers are sent promptly to me.

Wendy Plant

Independent Travel Experts

I recently tried Major when I was trying to match an Expedia quote. The consultant did her best to get near the price and the customer booked. This gave me confidence to try them for my next quote and they were cheaper than any other operators and was soon followed by another booking. I have found the consultants to be helpful, they have held options and booked airline seats for me and having a Freephone number is vital when I’m a homeworker! I have advertised lots of their great deals too. There are also lots of great incentives for us - I look forward to many more major bookings in the future, and would highly recommend.

Sarah Phil

Personal Travel Advisors -The co-operative

Super company to work with over the past 13 years ... Reliable, helpful and of course, very competitive price wise. Top Marks !

Karen Hamilton

Mid Counties Co-op

Great service and flexibility - always try major 1st :-)


Medical Flightline Ltd

What a pleasure to deal with Major! Efficient online booking system and always someone with intelligence on the phone if a problem. Heaven!

Dave Emmerson

Holiday Getaway

We have been dealing with you for just under 6 months and are already doing on average 2 bookings a month. We had a potential problem with a group booking where the return flights were rescheduled by one day - I emailled Paul who runs the helpdesk, never had to chase him up and this morning received an email advising me that it wsa fixed, no extra cost, no work for me - just fixed! Thanks Major, love dealing with you!!!

Tresa Hutchinson

The Co-operative travel

I haven't yet made a booking with Major as you have only just become one of our suppliers, however I am very impressed with how easy you have made it and how willing you are to resolve issues. I have advised this to my colleagues and look forward to making future bookings with you.


North South Travel

Because it’s friendly, prompt service and I have a laugh with the staff

Kirsty Lowe

Travelvalue Ltd

Because it is a reliable, reputable company with great sales staff

David Rowe

North South Travel

Friendly, efficient and prompt service that can always be relied on

Brenda Skinner

North South Travel

Always a pleasure to talk to any of your reservations staff. They are extremely helpful and always make me laugh

Mr. Charles Clark

The Internet Traveller

I like booking my clients with Major Travel because: I know I'm going to get a great service, the Major Web site is easy and quick to use, I can call and get a price very quickly over the phone without having 9 options to choose from before I get through to anyone, and above all I know that I am getting a competitive rate

Karen Green

Star Buys Travel

Love booking with Major as they offer best fares and have nicest staff around who will bend over backwards to assist with reservations

Packedup Limited

Packedup Limited's

We haven't booked any yet as we are a new agent but the customer service I have received has always been great. Also, the willingness to help a new company was very positive which can be lacking sometimes

Natalie Hughes


The website is easy to use and the prices/availability are live making the whole thing a "MAJOR" stressfree experience

Yvonne Cleary

Premier Travel

Quality of service, friendly, informed and attentive staff

Hannah Spratling

H-C Travel Ltd

Easy to use website, lovely staff that are very helpful, great prices and not forgetting the major money which is nice to receive


Economy Travel

Excellent Fares and Service

Monika Sethi

Hackney Travel

Major web has an easy system and good prices!

Dellen Carroll

Wickers World Travel

I like booking my clients with Major Travel because they are a Major company with mega low prices

Paul R Smith

World of Transport

The friendly, efficient way in which the reservations team handles my enquiries, ensures that Major gets all my business!

Erika Degani

Scotts Business Travel

Easy, efficient, good net fares. Thanks!


TravelValue Ltd

The knowledge of a reliable service, reputable company and great sales support

Carol Hooker

H-C Travel Ltd

Great prices, friendly staff, easy to use website, and Major money

Kim Briggs

Personal Travel Advisor

Just wanted to thank you for giving me the info on Major. Just confirmed my first booking with them and I must say they were absolutely brilliant and so helpful.

Jenny Jackson


I have recently helped in the "setting up" of a new homeworking company, and following on from the great working relationship I had with my Major whilst with my previous company...You will be our preferred flight consolidator for sure !!

Donna Choolhun-Evans

Future Travel

Would just like to say how impressed I am with all of your staff, they are all so knowlegable, happy & helpful ! It makes such a change to deal with people who know what they are talking about. Well done to you all

Gary Reavely F.Inst.T.T

Oceanic Travel

We recently made a reservation with you for the first time with your colleague Ramona. I just wanted to say what an absolute pleasure it was to deal with Ramona during the reservations process. She was extremely helpful, had a great attitude and really knew what she was talking about. Based on this very positive experience with your organisation we will have no hesitation in using you again in the future. Please pass on our grateful thanks and appreciation to Ramona for a great job really well done.

Rita Hunter

Rita Hunter Travel

I find the staff at Major Travel fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble and they can always help you out. Keep up the good work Major. Your my number 1 choice.

Dave Muprhy

Flight Hall

I have used Major on different occasions as I have tried others and not had the good response as I have had with Major travel .

Dave Muprhy

Flight Hall

I have used Major on different occasions as I have tried others and not had the good response as I have had with Major travel .

Paul Smith

World of Transport Travel

Having dealt with Major Travel for many years now, I have to say that it is always a pleasure to deal with such a professional & dedicated team. Although we no longer make many calls to the reservations team (we prefer to self-book or use the new web site where possible), all departments are most worthy of the highest praise possible. Well done everyone!

Julian Abbott

Abbotts Travel


Kathryn Lord

Shore Travel (cpta)

MAJOR TRAVEL......YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Would just like to say how impressed I am with all of your staff, they are all so knowlegable, happy & helpful!It makes such a change to deal with people who know what they are talking about. Well done to you all

Christine Smith

Co-operative Personal Travel Advisors

I am absolutely loving this new website; clear, concise and quick! Well done Major - you are going to be getting a lot more business from me!


Worldwide Travel Connections

My claim to fame is that I have using Major for some 12 years or more. Excellent fares with great service. Keep up the good work....


The Travel World

I have been dealing with Major Travel for over 6 years and i have always met great people working for Major Travel, their services are fantastic.

Lianne Peters

PTA co-operative

I have been working with Major Travel for 8 years now, and they are my No 1 company for flights. They always go that extra mile and are friendly, reliable and very good at what they do best, I have recommended them to many other collegues who are also very impressed with the level of service and also expertise they give, THANKYOU MAJOR TRAVEL for all your support - You are a great team! Lianne @ pta

Marie Judson

JLM Travel

The prices on the system were really good and beat all the other operators which was really helpfull to confirm for the customer. We have received all the relevant paperwork and confirmation from yourselves really quickly also which was good so that we could forward all the relevant details to the customer.


A2Z Travel

I have used Major on several occasions. I always find the staff to be very friendly and knowledgeable, especially when you have a very vague enquiry they can generally put it all together. The prices are very good and I like the way everything works so smoothly, ease of confirmation coming through and tickets etc. The love2 shop vouchers are a bonus.

Gary Reavely F.Inst.T.T

Oceanic Travel

We recently used Major Travel for the first time and were hugely impressed with the service we received, not only were the prices highly competitive, but the service from your staff was second to none. We will most definitely use you again and would highly recommend you to our hays travel colleagues. It makes such a pleasant change to deal with people whom really know that they are talking about and who are passionate about what they do.

Debbie Hancock

Travel World

I'd certainly recommend Major Travel, I rang reservations because I needed to hold a flight seat for a customer, I was greeted professionally and very friendly I held the seat and later called back to confirm it, it was emailed the invoice and e ticket immediately, it was a breath of fresh air to be able to obtain all the documents without continuous phone calls and hassle, I would also like to advise that the feed into isell is excellent and the rates are very competitive.


We don’t deal with the public, you never have to worry about your client going direct in the future! Our efforts are entirely focused on the travel trade


If there is one thing that differentiates us from our competition, then it is the outstanding service we offer our agents.


Our entire business is focused on helping our agents succeed. We listen to our agents and deliver product, services and technology around their needs. We offer training and development, coaching, marketing.


Businesses should be rewarded for doing well. We offer FAM Trips, Performance Based Bonuses, Tier Status and of course our renowned Major Money programme.


Don’t just take our word for it, see what our agents have to say about us


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