About Travel Encounters
Meet the friendly faces behind Travel Encounters
For over 20 years we have been delivering superbly organized, fun and great value holiday experiences.
Peter & Marian Cox own the business and have extensive people skills from involvement in community organizations and from dealing with people on a day to day basis. They regularly host tours to ensure that the quality and satisfaction levels are maintained. We look forward to meeting you on a tour soon.
This is a specialist tour company that provides escorted golfing holidays around the world, enabling New Zealanders to play on some spectacular and renowned golf courses. Destinations include Australia, South Africa, Spain, Portugal, Chile & Argentina, Vietnam and Hawaii.
Enjoy Peace of Mind
You can book with us knowing that as a travel broker of the Travel Managers Group, who is a bonded member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), your travel funds are secure.
Travel Managers Group (TMG) are one of New Zealand’s leading broker-based travel companies, and part of the Flight Centre Travel Group.
IATA represents, leads and serves the airline Industry. It is a trade association of the world’s airlines. Its major responsibility is to serve and support aviation with global standards for airlines’ safety, security, efficiency, and sustainability.
IATA accreditation is a seal of approval recognized worldwide. In short, IATA accreditation simplifies the business relationship between agents and airlines and gives airlines access to a worldwide network of reliably certified and recognized agents.
Being IATA accredited means that we are authorised to sell international and/or domestic tickets on behalf of all major airlines, helping us to deliver the best deals to our customers. Being IATA bonded means that IATA recognise TMG as being financially secure and conducts biannual financial checks on on them, as well as weekly remittance processing to minimise any risk of a default. So, an IATA bond serves as another means of security and assurance for our clients.
All our financial transactions are managed by TMG who have robust policies in place to limit any risks to our clients. All client funds are deposited into the Travel Managers company bank account and managed carefully to ensure suppliers are paid in a timely manner. As mentioned, Travel Managers Group is wholly owned by Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, a publicly listed company, who provide backing and assurance over the business. As such TMG’s finances are regularly scrutinised to ensure viability and security of operation. As a result of this we they have an extensive selection criteria before an agent can join the group to give added confidence to customers that they are dealing with a reputable agent with longevity, experience and sound business practises in place.
What Our Clients Say
Excellent value for money, professional in every respect, very enjoyable.
— Neil & Janet, Wellington
— Tyrone & Yvonne, Auckland
— Jeanette & Bill, Christchurch
— Sandra and Colin, Tauranga
— Tyrone & Yvonne, Auckland
— Bob & Pat Clevedon
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