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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...
Sally Simmons receives her award
30 Oct 2017
A Shrewsbury travel consultant has been crowned ‘the UK & Ireland’s High Street Agent of the Year’ in a glittering awards ceremony in London. Sally Simmons, a team leader and European specialist with Peakes Travel Elite, was named one of the UK’s best travel agents in the annual awards of industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette. Sally, 29, who lives in Shrewsbury, was presented with the...
Peakes Travel Elite
18 Oct 2017
An independent Shrewsbury travel agent has reported one of the most challenging few weeks of its 25-year history, assisting clients affected by Hurricane Irma, the Ryanair debacle and the Monarch Airlines collapse. Staff at Peakes Travel Elite have dealt with more than 40 separate bookings affected by the natural disaster or airlines chaos which happened almost back-to-back between early...
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