ABOUT US

 

Known for our combined 350 years of travel industry experience and skill in serving the corporate, leisure, and group markets, House of Travel is one of the Boston region's largest full-service travel agencies, and is an official American Express Travel Services Representative.

As one of the region's largest volume agencies, House of Travel is positioned to negotiate with suppliers for the best possible rates and pass that savings onto customers in the form of lower-priced fares for airline tickets, hotel stays, car rentals, cruises, special tours and more.

With first hand destination knowledge, House of Travel's agents will recommend plush resorts or cozy inns, favorite hot spots or off-the-beaten path excursions as well as dining musts, all certain to make your vacation the most memorable ever.

"One phone call and you get experience, cost-savings, personalized service and results," says House of Travel owner Terry Monahan, a 30-year veteran of the travel industry and former airline marketing director. "Whether you want to know exotic places to go, cultural places to see or relaxing places to stay," says Monahan, "House of Travel's agents are authorities on every kind of travel. Saving you time and money is our goal."

Leading Edge Leisure Travel

For 50 years, House of Travel has built a successful multi-layered travel business by offering customers the best in travel talent.

Terry Monahan, a former Swiss Air executive, has extensive knowledge of the group travel market with personal contacts and first-hand travel experience in Ireland, England, Switzerland, France, Italy, Greece and Africa. While Swiss-born Urs Dur prides himself in tailor-making trips to his native Switzerland and surrounding European countries.

With the talent from 350 plus years-combined experience, House of Travel's more than 20 agents:

  • intimately know the main streets and back roads of cities in Central Europe to the tiny islands of the Caribbean;
  • specialize in unique golf tours to England, Ireland and Scotland;
  • plan wildlife safaris to Africa, treks to Costa Rica or relaxing spa vacations;
  • traverse the rivers of Russia and France on barge trips or lead groups on historical journeys through Greece;
  • customize family reunions to out-of-the-way places in Belgium, Australia, Turkey and more;
  • coordinate sporting travel for students and teams;
  • arrange buying trips to Asia and India;
  • plan week-long family jaunts to Disney World or last minute weekend adventures to Bermuda, London, and beyond.
"Our agents know the ropes on family, business, senior, single and group travel," continues Monahan. "We pride ourselves on hiring practiced agents who can say 'I've been there done that.' Our team goes the extra mile, digs in and does the research to give the customer value and an unforgettable vacation experience."

Hassle-Free Business Trips

With 40 percent of House of Travel's business serving the commercial client, the agency is known for setting-up hassle-free itineraries that include flights, seats, meals and hotels that suit each business traveler's needs and wants. The agency also provides detailed management reports through its state of the art computer system and provides a 24-hour toll-free number to assist the business traveler with any schedule changes or loopholes.

Local Cruise Outlet

With cruises quickly growing in popularity, due to more reasonable pricing and larger new ships, House of Travel will soon be opening a cruise outlet. This enhanced service will focus on providing the best rates on cruise packages competitive with national cruise sales outlets. Groups, singles and couples will be offered rock bottom pricing on an increasing number of Boston departures for destinations including Bermuda.

Tailor-Made Group Tours

What do college alumni, Ireland enthusiasts, church groups, professional organizations, students and large families have in common? They all come to the House of Travel for annual tailor-made group tours or reunions. Group services include value-packaged rates for air and land services, custom itinerary that offers flexibility and structure, as well as a personalized escort (if desired).

Office Hours

House of Travel Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM There is ample free parking in our lot at our State Street office, just off the courthouse rotary.

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 Newburyport, MA
 978-465-4100
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