Accreditations

Holland Clarke & Beatson are IATA and TAANZ accredited, and members of the First Travel Group.  Each is detailed below for your reference.

IATA

International Air Transport Association is an international trade body, created over 60 years ago by a group of airlines.  Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic.  The organisation also represents, leads and serves the airline industry in general.

TAANZ

Travel Agents' Association of New Zealand is a trade organisation representing the travel agent and tour operator distribution system in New Zealand.  There is no government licensing for travel agents in New Zealand.  TAANZ is a self regulating organisation promoting quality standards, service and performance, and it is because of its’ ability to govern that the New Zealand Government has not needed licencing.

First Travel Group

First Travel Group is New Zealand's leading independent travel alliance, specialising in high-end leisure and corporate travel.  It was established in 1999 and is made up of 49 long established owned and operated members who are based throughout New Zealand.  They are basically our buying power for airlines and most land suppliers, which means that we are able to access any airline or hotel at very competitive rates, no one will beat.

QBE Travel Insurance

QBE is the chosen travel insurance provider for the First Travel Group.

QBE offers a range of travel insurance plans that are customised based on age group, destination and length of travel.  We also offer frequent traveller options for people that travel overseas on a regular basis.

QBE's travel insurance policies can provide cover for most situations including:

  • overseas medical and dental expenses
  • cancellation
  • emergency travel expenses and accommodation
  • lost or stolen luggage
  • travel delay
  • repatriation
  • personal liability
  • cover for most amateur sporting activities
  • emergency assistance
  • replacement of passport and other travel documents
Services

Services

  • Business Travel
  • Holidays
  • Sports Tours
  • School Travel
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Events