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House of Travel Blenheim

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Cnr Queen & Charles Streets
Blenheim
Nelson / Marlborough
7201
Monday
9:30am - 4:00pm
Tuesday
9:30am - 4:00pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 4:00pm
Thursday
9:30am - 4:00pm
Friday
9:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Welcome to House of Travel Blenheim


 We don't know what we don't know… Since 1987 we've been adapting in a fast changing world of travel and here we are now finding our role to be more important to our customers than ever.

They have found the old adage of ‘we don't know what we don't know’ hits the nail right on the head, because there are still many traps in the world of travel awaiting the unwary.

Often small things like the hotel that looks so beautiful on a web site being a kilometer from the beach or your week away in a romantic resort clashing with local school holidays.

It’s our experience that makes the difference and ensures your holiday is as good as it could possibly be. And when you are away we go with you.

Whether it be unforeseen illness or dealing with one of those sudden event the world sometimes throws at us we will be with you and ease the dislocation of a sudden change of plan.

We are not anonymous but are real people who work hard to build customer relationships and to contribute to our community. Read on and find out what makes us tick and how we can add real value to your travel plans. “no need for a watch in the Cook Islands - time stands still!“ -


Trudy Geddes
Owner Operator


Meet the team

"Once a year go someplace you have never been before" - Dalai Lama
"Once a year go someplace you have never been before" - Dalai Lama
I've been involved in the Travel Industry for nearly 30 years, it's something I love and the reason I get out of bed in the morning! I love the excitement of helping people plan either a quick trip to Sydney or the holiday of a lifetime.
I've been involved in the Travel Industry for nearly 30 years, it's something I love and the reason I get out of bed in the morning! I love the excitement of helping people plan either a quick trip to Sydney or the holiday of a lifetime.
With many years at House of Travel, I have a real passion for travelling and exploring the world. I look forward to working with you and creating your next adventure.
With many years at House of Travel, I have a real passion for travelling and exploring the world. I look forward to working with you and creating your next adventure.

Vicki Mcleod Send email to Vicki Mcleod

International Travel Consultant
I have been a travel consultant for over 20 years and I have experience in both corporate and leisure travel. I have great passion for travel and empathy for travellers.
I have been a travel consultant for over 20 years and I have experience in both corporate and leisure travel. I have great passion for travel and empathy for travellers.

What our customers have to say

  • I have just booked my very first solo Contiki tour trip with Vicki at house of travel, she is absolutely amazing, so friendly and helpful and sorted all the payment plans and bookings straight away. Great customer service and lots of knowledge highly recommend her and the rest of the team.
    Lishi
  • Great staff, very helpful in these uncertain times when things get canceled ect.
    Sarah
  • Wonderful staff. The team helped me to plan my travel and assist me to troubleshoot travel related queries. The online booking charges and house of travel charges are almost same.
    Chetan
  • Exceptional service. Vicki is so helpful and friendly and understands my requirements.
  • Always a pleasure, we wouldn’t go anywhere else. Trudy and the team are always very friendly and knowledgeable. They go the extra mile to ensure we have a great holiday experience. They are genuinely interested in our enjoyment. Good job Trudy

News and events

  • Slide 1

    Ever tried airplane karaoke?

    Swifties are taking the world by storm and especially Kiwis. Taylor Swift has finished one of her shows in Melbourne where Kiwis flying back home didn't let the energy dial down just yet. Passengers onboard the 4 hour NZ128 flight back home from Melbourne had one of Taylor's hits "Shake it Off" playing during the flight with the Eras concert goers were singing and standing during the flight.
  • Slide 2

    4 wheels or 2? Here's one of the best destinations to explore using a scooter!

    When you think Italy you probably think Ferrari. Well, we think you should choose... Vespa! Italy is home to one of the most historically beautiful countries and monuments in the world. Flying by in your Ferrari won't let you enjoy the views. Slow down and take it in with a 2-wheeled wonder. The urban streets filled with culture and the Italian countryside, either of which are perfectly suited for the iconic moped and is definitely a must-do on your bucket list.
  • Slide 3

    Kings Cross has a new boutique hotel opened in this iconic location.

    Sydney's iconic Coke sign has a new boutique hotel finally opened. The boutique hotel has lavish rooms with a hint of timeless heritage in a modern twist. The offered luxury is something to see. Hotel Indigo Potts Point is the name and it's taking Sydney by storm as it sits right behind the iconic "Coke sign" in Sydney. The hotel brings past and future together in a boutique and luxurious way.
  • 12 Feb

    New Maldives resort just 15 mins from international airport

    SO/ Maldives is opening a luxury resort in the heart of the islands of Maldives. It’s been the talk of the town as it’s only 15 minutes away from an International airport. The resort lies within the Emboodhoo Lagoon, with access to the Male Velana International Airport via speedboat. This luxury opportunity upholds amazing experience for couples and families looking to unwind and relax in style. The resort has a variety of suites with the classic overwater villa being a key feature.
  • 12 Feb 2

    Boring Museums? Not in Japan!

    One of Japan’s coolest museums recently reopened to public. teamLab’s digital art collective has an array of immersive art installations which operating using cutting-edge technology. International tourists are drawn to teamLab’s art exhibitions and museums for the awe-inspiring and memory making experiences. It’s a definite Must-Do!
  • 12 Feb 3

    Living life on the rails.

    The world’s most famous train has just opened a brand new route. Crossing from Paris to Portofino, the 2 day journey won’t only give you an experience of a lifetime, it will also set you back $8,500 one way. The heritage and prestige onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has never seen the Ligurian coast in its lifetime. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience which should not be overlooked.

Our travel stories

Postcard from Africa

Was fascinating watching a leopard come out of nowhere and take down an impala meters away from our vehicle!  Out guide who had worked in Africa for 4 years had never seen a leopard kill, so we were definitely in the right place at the right time. 

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