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House of Travel Whanganui

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69 Taupo Quay
Taranaki / Manawatu
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm

Welcome to House of Travel Whanganui

House of Travel Whanganui has been creating holidays and fulfilling dreams for over 20 years.

We strive to exceed our customer’s expectations whether it be a trip of a lifetime to Europe, a flight across the ditch to visit family or maybe an adventure in South America.

We have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you plan your ultimate holiday as we are travellers too and have been there, done that and know how it feels!

Carla McKinnon
Owner Operator

Meet the team

I've been part of travel industry for the last 17 years and am proud to say that I have been recognised twice as one of House of Travel’s Top 12 Consultants. I have a no hold back attitude and love to help plan memorable holidays for my clients.
I've been part of travel industry for the last 17 years and am proud to say that I have been recognised twice as one of House of Travel’s Top 12 Consultants. I have a no hold back attitude and love to help plan memorable holidays for my clients.

What our customers have to say

  • Great service always
  • Amazing service. Above and beyond to get our holiday just right. Keep up the fantastic work. Will definitely be booking with Carla for all future travels. 5 STAR!!!!!!!!!! +++++
  • Carla is an excellent travel agent. Clear, concise, and covers all basis of trans-Tasman travel in the omicron era. Called me back as I needed urgent travel from Brisbane, and found airfares $250 cheaper. Highly recommend. Service above and beyond
  • Outstanding knowledge and fantastic service. Thanks for all your valuable advice over the last couple of years Carla. You're a Rockstar!
  • CARLA MCKINNON was very awesome. Very helpful. Highly recommended 🌎🛫🛬 🙂

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.

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