About Us

Established in 2008, we are an independent travel agency based in Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Meet The Team

Mike, Pure Travel Director

Mike

Director

Describe yourself in three words: Rugby, Rugby and Fishing

Travelled to: There is still a few gaps in the map. Otherwise pretty much everywhere

How long have you worked in travel: Since I had brown hair

Favourite food: Anything off the BBQ 

Favourite Destination: New Zealand  

Travel wish list: Cartagena, Galapagos and Mongolia

Which Disney character would you be: Dopey

Top tip for customers: Patience is really important when travelling or learn the word for beer in every language.

Faye, Pure Travel Operations Manager

Faye

Operations Manager

Describe yourself in three words: Bossy, demonstrative, practical 

Travelled to: Las Vegas/LA, Florida, Sri Lanka, France, Rhodes, Kos, Balearics, Canaries, Dubai, Australia, Portugal, Mainland Spain, Turkey, Northern Cyprus, Tunisia, Djerba, Kuala Lumper, Borneo, Dubai, Jersey, Malta

How long have you worked in travel: I started in travel in 1996 and have been with Pure Travel since the start in 2008

Favourite food: Steak and Chips

Favourite Destination: Las Vegas

Travel wish list: Maldives, Canada and Iceland

Which Disney character would you be: Belle

Top tip for customers: Book early to get the best deals and make sure your passport is valid before booking !!

Caron - Pure Travel Executive

Caron

Travel Executive

Describe yourself in three words: Cautious, Metathesiophobic, Reliable 

Travelled to:  Italy, Portugal, Kefalonia, Rhodes, Kos, Canaries, Sicily, Bangkok, Cyprus, Tunisia, St Lucia, Kenya, Dominican Republic, Grand Cayman, Egypt, Barbados ,Majorca, Menorca ,Spain, Bulgaria

How long have you worked in travel: 28 years

Favourite food: Anything Italian

Favourite Destination: Italy and Portugal

Travel wish list: New Orleans and the Amazon

Which Disney character would you be: Snow White

Top tip for customers: Put your room number and hotel address in your phone.

Jayne - Pure Travel Executive

Jayne

Travel Executive

Describe yourself in three words: Fun, friendly, loyal

Travelled to: Ireland, Jersey, mainland Spain, Balearics and Canaries,, Paris, Italy- Venice, Rome, Florence, Greece, Cyprus(got married in Paphos), Turkey, Malta, Portugal, Tunisia, Marrakesh, Gambia, Luxor, Dubai, Florida, Miami, Florida Keys, St Petersburg, Fort Lauderdale, Niagara, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Fran, Las Vegas, Cuba, Jamaica and a few cruises

How long have you worked in travel: Started as a trainee in 1990, been with Pure Travel since 2014

Favourite food: There’s a few but Mexican and Indian win!

Favourite Destination: San Francisco

Travel wish list: Alaskan Cruise, New York and Mauritius/Seychelles

Which Disney character would you be: Cinderella

Top tip for customers: Be open with your destination and let us chose your dream holiday!

Amy, Pure Travel Executive

Amy

Travel Executive

Describe yourself in three words:  Positive. determined. cheerful.

Travelled to: Jersey. France. Majorca. Mainland Spain. Gran Canary, Lanzarote. Tenerife. Fuerteventura. Amsterdam. Niagara falls. Toronto. Barbados.

How long have you worked in travel: I started in travel in 2016 at Co-op and Thomas cook, then moved to Pure Travel in 2017.

Favourite food: My Fave food is Chinese at the moment.

Favourite Destination: Barbados

Travel wish list: I would love to stay on a Ranch in Texas or a water villa in the Maldives. It’s a hard choice!

Which Disney character would you be: I would most like to be would be Elsa from Frozen.

Top tip for customers: Adventures are the best way to learn. Fulfil your dreams and travel to your hearts content.

Brad - Pure Travel Executive

Brad

Travel Executive

Describe yourself in three words: Adventurous, sociable, perserverant

Travelled to: Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Canada, Thailand, Spain, Amsterdam, Dublin, Disneyland Paris, Austria (Ski), Italy (Ski)

How long have you worked in travel: 7 years, inclusive of a 2 year apprenticeship

Favourite food: Burgers!

Favourite Destination: Florida

Travel wish list: Bahamas, Bora Bora, Zermatt

Which Disney character would you be: Captain Jack Sparrow

Top tip for customers: Scan your important travel documents to your email address.

TESTIMONIALS

This is the best travel agent bar none. If you’re planning a complex trip that can’t be sorted online and you don’t want your pants pulled down over price you need to get an appointment with Mike.
Got a great deal for me and my family to Tenerife in July for 10 nights. Great friendly service and always smile whenever walking into the shop. Me and my partner will be using pure travel again after our holiday.
Pure Travel specialise in long haul trips to exotic destinations – so if you think that you can only have one ‘trip of a lifetime’ then think again – the world is waiting for you!
Mike is all about us, the customer. Fab, friendly and Mike’s team know what they are talking about. Top fan!
Mike and staff are extremely helpful, professional and friendly.
Always get the best deals never let down by pure 5*****
Simply perfect travel agents. Caron did everything for us…a big group of 18 to Fuerteventura!!! Perfect. Would highly recommend booking with them.
I absolutely love using this travel agent. Mike and his team commit themselves to you 100% and find exactly what you want. From start to finish a one stop shop for any trip worldwide!
Fantastic service from such lovely staff. They are only too happy to ensure you have the holiday you so want & at a reasonable price.
Brilliant staff, always save you an absolute fortune, can’t wait for our next multi-stop adventure to Malaysia. Thanks to all the team for helping us make wonderful memories.

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Pure Travel

We are members of ABTA (ABTA No. P0009) which means you have benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. Many of the travel arrangements that we sell are protected in case of financial failure of the travel company.

Please ask us about the protection that applies to your booking.

Pure Travel is a trading name of The Co-op Consortium which is part of The Midcounties Co-operative Limited.

Registered in England and Wales with registered number IP19025R.

Registered Office: Co-operative House, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, Warwick, CV34 6DA. Vat No. 862817892.

Head Office: The Waterfront, 62 Wolverhampton Street, Walsall, WS2 8DD.

Building Memories

At Pure Travel, we pride ourselves on giving each and every customer the best service possible. We like to make sure each customer is happy with the holiday they have planned, and any questions or concerns are answered before the holiday is booked, so our experienced team are on hand in our Halifax office Monday to Saturday to give advice, listen to your needs, and find you the best deal. Why not call in to discuss your holiday plans and see how much you could save, or get in touch and we can explore how we can help.

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