Hays Travel Reviews

Updated 16 Sep 2020

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2.9
42%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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Hays Travel Managing Director,director John Hays (no image)
John Hays
24 Ratings
  1. "Emotional but very rewarding role"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Telephone Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hays Travel part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lovely team of staff with can do attitude

    Cons

    was a unique and new challenge with shielding calls

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  2. "Okay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Travel Consultant in Hull, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hays Travel full-time

    Pros

    higher than national minimum wage

    Cons

    not treated like a human, feel like they don't care personally

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  3. "Poor entitlements"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hays Travel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Team work especially at Head Office

    Cons

    No money spent on premises

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  4. "Love them."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Barnstaple, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hays Travel part-time

    Pros

    Great company, lovely management, supportive regional manager, training is second to none.

    Cons

    Communication issues while facing redundancy.

  5. "."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Consultant 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hays Travel full-time

    Pros

    Good management and work life balance

    Cons

    Pay isn’t great and commission structure not very lucrative

  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Travel Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hays Travel full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about company

  7. "People great higher management expect the world"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Travel Consultant 

    I have been working at Hays Travel full-time

    Pros

    People are great If you love travel this job is fun

    Cons

    Got to love the job cos money lovers... it isn’t for you

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  8. "AVOID AT ALL COSTS, THESE PEOPLE COULDN'T LIE STRAIGHT IN BED"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant -Foriegn Exchange in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hays Travel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Absolutely none at all, only leaving

    Cons

    Constant lies to the media by the CEO's, making 800 people redundant but taking on new staff, claim they aren't making any ex Thomas Cook staff redundant, which is a complete lie. Lies upon lies. Extreme lack of support from all managers, store level to district manager level, Bad pay, bad hours, lack of head office support, bad training and rude and unprofessional atmosphere

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  9. "Avoid"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hays Travel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Discounted holidays and good rates on travel money. Free uniform.

    Cons

    Minimum wage. Unrealistic targets. No breaks. Clicky management. Make you go to work early and leave late without pay. Only allow 2 members of staff to be in holiday at once so school holidays are near impossible To book.

  10. "Poor salary, commission and opportunities."

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hays Travel full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Discounted holidays and foreign exchange

    Cons

    Bad management including Head office. Too much gossip and backstabbing. Poor commission and lack of development.

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