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Build your future career with Fred. Olsen Travel
It's our people that make the difference

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We Make the Difference. Fred. Olsen Travel

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Our mission is to be a world class provider of travel products and services with a reputation for outstanding customer service, unrivalled choice, exceptional quality and value for money.

Established in 1988, Fred. Olsen Travel is first and foremost a travel agency but also acts as a tour operator, general sales agent, preferred agent and corporate travel provider. We also operate a franchise business, GoCruise&Travel, which has helped well travel professionals to set up their own travel business.

Our staff are our biggest asset and they really make the difference when it comes to selling holidays. We invest in developing their knowledge and expertise by sending them all over the world to experience the products and destinations for themselves, enabling them to have first-hand knowledge when speaking to our customers. Coupled with the passion for travel that our staff have in abundance, this makes our service really hard to beat.

We recruit at all levels to ensure that we have the correct mix of talent and experience. Our excellent apprenticeship scheme enables candidates to train whilst they are working and we have a number of success stories that we’re really proud of. So, whether you’re looking for your first role within the travel sector or you already have some experience under your belt, we’re certain that Fred. Olsen Travel would be a great company for you to join. Why not take a look at our vacancies page to see how you could start your journey with us?

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Our Visions & Values

Here at Fred. Olsen Travel, our values are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Values

We are Customer Driven:
We strive to look through the lens of each customer to ensure we continuously put their needs and expectations at the heart of everything we do.
We Value Diversity:
We believe differing views and experiences make us stronger. By working to create a representative and inclusive business, we can deliver the right solution to our customers in the right way.
We Invest in our People:
We believe that by continuously seeking to grow personally and professionally develop our people, we can improve our future today.
We Win Together:
We deliver our best outcomes and results when we all pull in the same direction, creating a positive team spirit where people feel valued, support each other and share in success together.
We Do the Right Thing:
We pride ourselves on doing what is right and building trust in every situation with our people, customers and community.
We are Customer Driven:
We strive to look through the lens of each customer to ensure we continuously put their needs and expectations at the heart of everything we do.

The Fred. Olsen Way

Here at Fred. Olsen Travel, we are a ‘family’. We embrace diversity and strive to create conditions that provide everyone with an equal opportunity to grow. Together, we create a working environment that feels safe for everyone, leaving room for individualities and creativity.  We invest heavily in the knowledge and expertise of our people by sending them all over the world on educational experiences, coupled with our passion for travel is why we have some of the most well – travelled people in the industry!

Our Benefits

Here at Fred. Olsen Travel we are passionate about our people, we strive for a working environment which allows employees to excel, feel comfortable and be successful.  We feel It’s important for us to give back to our employees and we do this by providing a wide range of exciting staff benefits.
Company Pension
Aviva Pension after 3 months employment
Bupa cover after 3 months employment. Company paid Private Medical Insurance for you with the option to upgrade to cover your family.
Best Doctors
Provides independent medical information, advice and recommendations from leading medical experts, helping to ensure your diagnosis is accurate and that you aware of the most appropriate treatment options available.
A range of cash back medical treatments to make every day medical expenses a little less expensive.
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Assistance Program including legal, financial and mental health support helpline.
Life Assurance
Life Assurance
Income Protection
We hope this is a benefit you’ll never need, but if you do we offer support in the event of long-term illness.
Company Sick Pay
Company Sick Pay
Annual Leave
23 days annual leave, rising to 24 days after one year's service, 25 days after 2 year's service and 30 days after 15 year's service
Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
Maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay after 6 months. A range of options designed to support employees leading up to, during and after the birth/adoption of your baby.
Retail Discounts
Retail Discounts & cash back incentives – A wide range of cash back incentives and discounts off online retailers.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Employee Discounts
Enjoy the experience of being on board a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ship at a very generous discounted rate. Extended to friends and family after 3 months.
Other Holiday Discounts
Discounts on other cruise lines and land-based holidays and tours.
Educational opportunities to experience different ships and travel
Additional Leave
Opportunity to buy up to 5 days additional annual leave
Sports & Social Club
Organised events and activities such as day trips and dinners at great group rates.
Your Birthday Off
Have the day off to relax, pamper yourself and enjoy whatever you choose to do without having to use a day’s holiday!
Bank Holidays
Bank holidays off
Designated Days
A free days’ leave used across Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve allowing you to start the festive celebrations early!
Eye Tests
Eyecare vouchers after 3 months
Gym Memberships
Discounted gym membership after 3 months. We offer a range of subsidised and discounted gym memberships to help keep our employees fit and healthy.
Counselling & Support
Access to a range of support and counselling services
Long Service Rewards
Get rewarded for long service. We offer long service rewards at various stages of your employment with us.
Cycle to Work Scheme
Get a new bicycle for your daily commute and spread the cost, paid through your monthly salary payments.

Employees based at our Head Office (Ipswich, Suffolk) you will also benefit from:

Car Parking
Free onsite car parking
Our New Office
A newly refurbished and modern office.

We are also enthusiastic to offer our staff educational trips and conferences to enable staff to experience fabulous destinations and resorts. The aim is to then use the knowledge and information in their day to day work, relaying their experiences and knowledge to our fantastic clientele.

Early Careers

We offer apprenticeships, internships, work experience and a graduate scheme within a variety of departments to kick start your career.
ApprenticeshipsInternshipsGraduate SchemeWork Experience

What our staff say...

Franchise Opportunities

As part of Fred. Olsen Travel Ltd, GoCruise & Travel is one of the UK’s largest specialist cruise agencies with a network of over 60 franchisees across the UK.
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