Peakes Travel Elite

The team at Peakes Travel Elite
13 Mar 2020
The spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) is understandably causing concern amongst travellers. With the worry of flight cancellations, countrywide lockdowns and international events being postponed, as well as fears of increasing the risk of contracting the virus, holidaymakers have a lot to consider at the moment. Peakes Travel Elite wants to offer their loyal customers reassurance, and urge...
Claire Moore and the Celebrity Apex
11 Feb 2020
Claire Moore, managing director at Peakes Travel Elite in Shrewsbury, has recently had the honour of an exclusive preview of a brand new innovative cruise ship. Work on the ‘Celebrity Apex’ is being completed ahead of its maiden voyage, on the 1st April in Southampton. The ship has been billed as “the ultimate holiday at sea” with luxury accommodation, world-class dining, and a “rule-breaking...
27 Dec 2019
Peakes Travel Elite has enjoyed another successful year in Shrewsbury. The independent travel agency began over thirty years ago on Frances Peakes’ farmhouse kitchen table. The business now has a distinguished base in period premises on Mardol, with a team of fourteen staff, all with different areas of expertise in the travel sector. During 2019, Peakes have picked up a number of prestigious...
A picture of Canada featuring the Canadian flag
10 Oct 2019
The interest in holidays in Canada is so strong in the region, that Shrewsbury’s award-winning travel agent, Peakes Travel Elite, is dedicating a day to the country. The ‘Canada Open Day’ will take place on the 19th October at the travel agent’s shop on Mardol in Shrewsbury. Experts will be on hand to discuss all that Canada has to offer. Options include rail trips, cruising, self-drive...
The Peakes Travel Elite sign on Mardol
26 Sep 2019
The country is still reeling after the news of the Thomas Cook collapse. But the repatriation of thousands of Thomas Cook customers isn’t the end of the story. The Thomas Cook Travel Store in Shrewsbury was a much-loved travel agent in the area, with customers placing trust in the historic brand. There will be many customers who booked holidays at the Thomas Cook store, that weren’t Thomas Cook...
The Peakes Travel Elite team outside their shop on Mardol
24 Sep 2019
Holidaymakers this week were left in a state of panic with the news of the Thomas Cook collapse. The administration announcement of the 178-year-old company has launched the biggest peacetime repatriation in UK history. Shrewsbury’s Peakes Travel Elite have been on hand to reassure customers and advise on the procedures in this circumstance. Claire Moore, managing director at Peakes Travel Elite...
The Peakes Travel Elite outside their shop on Mardol
03 Sep 2019
This summer, the travel company Superbreak went in to administration after thirty-six years of providing short breaks in the UK and overseas. Its sister company, Late Rooms, also collapsed. At the time, 400 customers were on holiday with the firm, and a staggering 53,000 holidaymakers still had trips with Superbreak to take. The collapse of the company left tens of thousands of people wondering...
Peakes Travel Elite picking up their award
23 May 2019
A travel agency in Shrewsbury has been named as the UK & Ireland's No. 1 Travel Agency. Peakes Travel Elite was selected for this prestigious title as part of a power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette.More than 500 travel agencies and branches put themselves forward for consideration for TTG’s Top 50 Travel Agencies 2019 – in association with Kuoni -...
08 Jan 2016
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s only independent and family-owned travel agency, is hosting a Canadian Travel Open Day on Saturday (16th January), showcasing this amazing country’s vast array of attractions. Experts will be on hand to discuss Rockies rail trips, cruising in Alaska, ski-ing in Whistler, a city break in Toronto or Vancouver or the opportunity to see Grizzly Bears and Polar Bears...
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