These are travel agencies with a strong brand/presence on the Internet, as opposed to a 'just clicks, no mortar'
Barrhead Travel Well-known Glasgow-based independent agency with the focus on departures from Scottish airports. It used to trade as Holiday Superstore Longstanding general travel agency.
Bookable Holidays Simple to use online agent selling sun or ski packages from mainstream operator brands such as Virgin, Crystal, First Choice, Argo, and Panorama. Bookings are made by phone. BH won Travel Trade Gazette (weekly trade newspaper) 'Call Centre of the Year' in 2005.
Buzzlines Small independent agency offering a variety of holidays, mostly in Europe and bookable online. Independent travel company primarily offering last minute holidays from the main UK tour operators (both long & short haul).
City Vacations Website with city break offers. Part of Acetrip Ltd and a sister site to
DialaFlight Not just flights. Hotels, car hire & holidays too. It won't do pricing online or take bookings. You have to phone them for that.
Escape Worldwide London based travel agency specialising in long-haul holidays, expecially to destinations such as Kenya, Tanzania, Cuba, Thailand, Malaysia, Bali, Vietnam, Cambodia, Egypt and Sri Lanka (countries visited regularly by the majority of their staff). Bookings are taken over the phone. Mainly city breaks and late-availability. There's a database of offers, when you select one you are given a booking form to fill in. The transaction is done offline. Sister site to, part of Acetrip
Fleetway Travel Online flight and hotel combinations (powered by with a telesales option through home-worker travel consultants. Freedom Travel Group online, specialising in long haul luxury holidays to the Middle East, Caribbean, Far East and Indian Ocean.
Global Holidays Independent Leeds-based travel agency selling flights & holidays from over 300 airlines & tour operators, plus car hire, hotels & travel insurance. You can buy some components online, otherwise through telesales. One unusual facility on the site is a section dedicated to streaming travel videos.
Go-NowTravel Comprehensive online site for Leicester-based Totally Travel. (Originally it was Page & Moy's online brand)
Hays Travel UK's largest independent travel agent based in the North East. Offering cheap package holidays. Online presence for the Holiday Express group of ABTA agencies and, launched in 1994, one of the first online sites. (Back then it was run by Digital Travel Services which was a subsiduary of a travel technology company called Comtec, and Holiday Express ran the call centre.) It offers year-round holidays (city, sun & ski) and late deals. Distressed stock site for TUI (Thomson Holidays parent), but it also sells late availability holidays from outside the TUI family too. Bookings are taken offline at their call centre.
Mercury Direct A 'mix & match' selection of flights & resorts on Malta, Cyprus, Australia, Mauritius, Madeira, Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Thomas Cook Pound sign Needs no introduction. One of the best known names in the travel business. You can search for and book, flights, holidays, car hire, insurance, and foreign currency. Many of the mainstream operators' are featured among the sun, ski, cruise and 'faraway' holidays.
Thomson Holidays Simple to use site offering flights, their own holidays packages, lastminute breaks, etc. The online manifestation of Co-op's Travelcare chain, the UK's largest independent travel agent. It works very well, allowing you to easily browse for late offers or holiday destinations. There's also a good selection of travel extras available, such as airport parking, travel insurance, airport hotels, and gift vouchers. And it offers a specialised sports break service for horse-racing, football, golf & tennis enthusiasts. Tripmule is a travel tech startup based in London. It's not an agency. Rather an agency of agencies - an online platform that connects travellers to travel agents.
Turquoise Holidays Tailormade luxury travel to exotic locations worldwide. Turquoise like to build full-strength holidays and honeymoons rather than short breaks. Their focus is on new destinations & properties with something special. "Our version of luxury is not hotels with gold taps and bell boys; we are about authenticity, service and advice".

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