About Us

The Belfast Telegraph, in association with Travel Department, offer a great selection of guided holidays.

Travel Department is a leading provider of guided group holidays. After exploring and adventuring in 100s of destinations since 1996, we have seen most of the wonderful places that the world has to offer, and our mission is always to share the very best with you. So, we have been providing expertly planned itineraries to the world’s most incredible destinations and creating wonderful memories for you that last a lifetime.

Why Choose Us

It’s Easy: We do everything for you

It’s all Included: Flights, accommodation, transfers, local experiences, activities and excursions plus an expert local guide, all for one great price.

We’re Experts: Get ready to uncover truly authentic travel experiences, with the insights and care of our local guides.

We’re Friends: We’ll travel with a small group of like-minded people, sharing wonderful experiences and creating memories that will last forever.

We know Travel: We have nearly 25 years’ experience curating authentic travel experiences.

What to expect

Our holidays typically include flights, accommodation, transfers and guided excursions and we offer everything from city breaks and sun holidays to cultural breaks and far off adventures. 

Our friendly and knowledgeable local guides will accompany you throughout and be on hand to offer local knowledge and insight into your chosen destination. Our customers tell us that it's the combination of inspirational guides and the company of like-minded people that make Travel Department holidays so special.

Sustainable Travel

Here in Travel Department, we have a passion for travel. We want to share that with everyone, while also ensuring that the beautiful places and people in the world are still there for future generations to enjoy. We believe in Responsible Travel and have gained our Sustainable Travel Certification based on our efforts so far. This is an ongoing journey and we will continue to strive for better while protecting the wonders of the world.

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  • AITO
  • ATOL
  • Trustpilot
  • Silver Travel Award
  • British Travel Awards Nominee
  • British Travel Awards Winner