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ABTA – Formed in 1950 by 22 leading travel companies, ABTA – The Travel Association – now represents over 5,000 travel agencies and more than 900 tour operations, throughout the British Isles. Our Members range from small, specialist tour operators and independent travel agencies through to publicly-listed companies and household names; from call centres to internet booking services to high street shops. All of them carry the ABTA logo, which means choice, value, and high levels of service.


British Airways – British Airways one of the world`s leading airlines offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network flying to and from centrally-located airports.

British Airways

Civil Aviation Authority – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the UK’s specialist aviation regulator. Through its skills and expertise it is recognised as a world leader in its field. Its specific responsibilities include:

– Air Safety
– Economic Regulation
– Airspace Regulation
– Consumer Protection
– Environmental Research & Consultancy

Civil Aviation Authority

Global Travel Group – The Global Travel Group Ltd is an award winning travel consortium, providing entrepreneurs with everything they need to set up their own successful travel businesses.

Much has happened in the travel industry since we set up our first agency back in 1993. We now have over 600 members with a turnover approaching half a billion pounds.

Global Travel Group

Hays Travel – Hays Travel is the UK’s largest independently owned travel agent. Fully government licensed and ATOL bonded you can rest assured that your holiday and your money is in safe hands.

Hays Travel

Metropolitan Police – The Metropolitan Police Service is famed around the world and has a unique place in the history of policing. It is by far the largest of the police services that operate in greater London (the others include the City of London Police and the British Transport Police). The Royal Parks Constabulary has now become part of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Metropolitan Police – Operation Sterling

Teletext Holidays – Compare thousands of cheap holiday deals online at Teletext Holidays. Whether you are looking for holidays abroad, cheap family holidays, a cruise or a ski holiday, you are sure to find a bargain to suit. What’s more all of our holidays are ATOL protected for that extra peace of mind. We check and approve all holiday providers on Teletext Holidays to ensure you get the holiday you want.

Teletext Holidays

Travel Trust Association – The Travel Trust Association is a travel trade association of members consisting of travel agents, tour operators and travel organisers.

The Travel Trust Association exists in order to protect consumers with 100% financial protection and has been doing this since 1993; every penny that consumers pay to our members is protected by the Travel Trust Association.

Travel Trust Association