Virgin Holidays Limited Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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3.7
76%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Virgin Holidays Limited Managing Director Joe Thompson
Joe Thompson
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Supportive management team, great development, great incentives, overseas trips, great staff travel benefits(in 13 reviews)

  • "free flights - great staff travel(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Constant restructures leave you rebuilding relationships with line managers and senior management every few months(in 12 reviews)

  • "Poor pay , no full time work opportunities, poor management, no health benefits(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contact Centre Supervisor in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time

    Pros

    Fun environment to work in. Something different everyday. Good people.

    Cons

    Business doesn't exist in the capacity I worked in previously.

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Gatwick, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice office, inclusive atmosphere, great perks.

    Cons

    Lack of progression, volatile industry.


  3. "Happy"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Product Executive in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England

    I have been working at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time

    Pros

    Great staff benefits, lovely colleagues and a fun working environment.

    Cons

    Not many promotional opportunities. Environment has become more serious since joining with Virgin Atlantic.

  4. "Bullied and Intimidated by Management - HR not even aware."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    No positives, Bullied and Intimidated by contact centre management until resignation.

    Cons

    Management causing great anxiety and stress.

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  5. "Balanced with pros and cons"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Holiday Advisor in London, England
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time

    Pros

    Staff travel, work events, good brand

    Cons

    Hard to develop a career, very target heavy

  6. "Intersting"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Scrum Master in London, England

    I have been working at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, Challenging, Forward thinking and Fun

    Cons

    Reactive, Not Agile enough and Too Hierachical

  7. COVID-19

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in Haywards Heath, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time

    Pros

    Really great atmosphere and supportive management Very nice modern offices Very positive morale amongst staff Nicest place I've ever worked

    Cons

    Travel industry is looking precarious in the COVID-19 world

  8. "Great perks"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Concierge in Trafford Park, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    7 Free flights a year

    Cons

    Very busy at times, very quiet at times

  9. "Fantastic place to work"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Reservations Agent 

    I worked at Virgin Holidays Limited full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great perks Live and breathe the values

    Cons

    Pay is travel industry equivalent but is made up for by the great perks

  10. "Love Virgin"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Travel Advisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Holidays Limited part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Perks of job The staff members The customers The product

    Cons

    The salary for the amount of work and hours we put in Certain staff members not pulling their weight The rewards aren't what they were 2 years ago so a lot of staff are currently looking to leave

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    Virgin Holidays Limited Response

    January 28, 2020Consultant- Social Media & Search

    We are glad to hear that you are enjoying the work environment here, it's great to hear feedback of this nature. In such a competitive industry change is constantly needed, it is interesting to hear to hear your perspective that rewards aren't as competitive. We are constantly striving to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations when they fly with us, hence the need to evolve how we reward our teams.

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