Explore The World With Us

We are motivated and passionate industry professionals, proud to be running a company that’s  100% Kiwi owned and operated. Travel Connections brokers are located in the North and South Islands.


Your Very Own Superyacht

This brand new Island Escape Cruises Superyacht is arriving in New Zealand late 2021.
Be one of the first New Zealand guests onboard to experience incredible New Zealand and Australia cruise itineraries offered for 2021 and 2022 on this stunning new boat.
This all-inclusive product will be luxury cruising at its best!
The Island Escape Cruises season is scheduled to start on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia in August 2021, and then sail New Zealand itineraries from November 2021.
Pricing starts from $7950 per person, and with only 32 guests onboard, these amazing voyages will fill up fast!

Pricing starts from $7950 per person

Explore the Best of New Zealand’s Backyard

This New Zealand built expedition yacht, the Heritage Explorer, will allow you to explore the best of our country’s backyard while introducing new levels of bespoke comfort.
Expedition guides are on hand to interpret the natural history and lead the wildlife encounters.
These are cruises designed for those who prefer the in depth discovery and engaging with like minded travellers.
Scheduled cruise itineraries include the “Discover the Marlborough Sounds” in April and May 2021 and “Top of the South” in June 2021.

Walking Tours, Fishing, Diving and more

Discover the incredible destination that is the Chatham Islands. Fly from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch and enjoy either 5 or 8 days exploring this largely undiscovered New Zealand gem.
If flora and fauna, geology and wildlife is a passion, then the Chatham Islands have all of this in abundance.
These packages have been put together to enable you to experience all that these wonderful islands have to offer at a time that suits you.
From just $2630 per person plus flights, why would you not travel to somewhere so close to home to enjoy a new location?

5 days/4 nights (ex Wellington)
From $2630 pp/share twin plus flights

Scott & Shackleton’s Antarctic Ross Sea Expedition

Dunedin – Dunedin | Departs 13 January & 3 February 2022 aboard Le Soléal.

Ponant will give guests the truly once in a lifetime opportunity to sail Scott and Shackleton’s Antarctic Ross Sea Expedition. These cruises are Dunedin return 22 day expedition cruises at their best. You will discover some of the most extreme and pristine regions in Antarctica onboard a ship that is refined luxury. Encountering the incredible variety of wildlife species such as whales, seals, penguins and birdlife, will be just some of the memorable highlights of this incredible voyage.

With Ponant, the earlier you book, the better the fare rates.
If this is a voyage you have always imagined yourself doing, then now would be a good time to secure this adventure.

22 days / 21 nights from AU$26,250 per person in a Prestige Stateroom Deck 4 – book early and SAVE up to 30%

* Rates and offers are subject to change and availability at the time of holding an option.


Rick Wood
Project Expeditions


(09) 528 7788 or 021 654 462

Tasi Afitu Hill


027 490 9199

Roni Nilsen

Nelson / Marlborough

(03) 539 1214 or  021 548 747

Sue Ketel


(03) 541 8417 or 021 545 799

Samantha Fowler


(09) 972 2030 or 0800 500 180

Libby Stafford


(09) 972 2030 or 0800 500 180

Shelley Hibbert


(09) 972 2030 or 0800 500 180

Amber Gilling


(09) 972 2030 or 0800 500 180

Joanne Pett
Travel Connections
Head office


(09) 972 2032

Karen Pocklington
Travel Connections


021 818 484

Our Model

We aim to develop and grow a market leading travel broker model where individual travel brokers own the business, and as such, share in all the benefits and rewards associated with their collective success. The Travel Connections business model is "the more you put in - the more you get out".

Our People

Entrepreneurial and highly motivated individuals united by a passion for travel and service excellence. Strong philosophy of transparency, trust and teamwork among all members. Customer centric and focused on harnessing the collective strengths of the group to create a competitive edge.

Our Customers

We make them feel special every time they connect with us. We are committed to delivering an unparalleled customer experience by providing relevant and high quality personalised products and services to every customer, every time. 24/7 support - personalised support every step of the way.