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peter.watson@nztravelbrokers.co.nz

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TSB Bank Tower | Level 7
1-19 Fitzherbert Avenue
PO Box 842
Palmerston North 4410
DX PP82012
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About Me

Hi, my name is Peter Watson.

Let me tell you why I should be your Travel Broker (sorry about the photo – I asked the company to photo-shop it to look more like Brad Pitt but they refused).

Most importantly, experience. I have been in this industry for the best part of 25 years. Most of that time I have been in the retail side of life, beginning as a Manager for AA Travel in Upper Hutt then Lower Hutt and Wellington. I then moved on as the South Island Sales Manager with Continental Airlines and was with them for 5 years, until they pulled out of New Zealand. After that it was back to retail and for 7 years I owned and operated Lambton Quay Travel, not surprisingly on Lambton Quay. I operated my Travel Broking business in Waikanae until family reasons brought my wife and I up here to Ashhurst, in a brand new house in Millbrook Place

Most importantly – what is in it for you?

  • I am not bound by office hours. Nominally I will list my hours as 7am – 7pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 1pm on Saturdays, however, in reality, I am available to you 24 / 7.
  • I can meet you at my place, your place or anywhere in between – maybe your favourite café – and the drinks are on me.
  • A chance to change your mind. All fares on the Internet have to be paid immediately. Through our system even the cheapest fares normally give you 3 days to pay (or indeed cancel), and often up to 14 days.
  • I have travelled extensively, and not just on travel agent famils where everything is done for you. I have taken the underground into town from Heathrow – and it worked just fine.
  • I have a sense of humour.

As far as I’m concerned my job hasn’t finished until you return home and tell me how well it all went.

Why Use A Travel Broker?

  1. I have access to a huge range of travel specials and deals.
  2. I’m a one stop shop for all travel. Flights, cruises, tours, rental cars – I can book it all.
  3. I’m your travel troubleshooter. If you run into the unexpected, call me. I’ll get it sorted.
  4. I’ll come to you – I’m happy to meet you at a cafe or after hours to chat about your plans.
  5. I’m a local business, not an anonymous website or company based halfway around the world.

If you have any travel plans, or if you’d like a quote, please get in touch – I’m happy to help!

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