Specialists in Tailored Holidays

“Without new experiences, something inside us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.

About Spirit of Travel

A full service Christchurch travel agency ready to design your life-changing holiday


Spirit of Travel, a team of travel brokers New Zealand. As a full service travel brokerage we support, advise and book our clients on life changing holidays all over the world. We offer everything from European and adventure tour packages to local wine tasting tours. As a bespoke travel agent we can design your travel the way you want it. We also book scenic river cruises and the best of the ocean cruising options available around the globe.

Each member has been working within the travel industry for many years and owns their own business within the group.

Spirit of Travel members are TAANZ Bonded and IATA accredited, and are affiliated with TravelAdvocates Limited (a division of House of Travel Holdings).

Some of the services we provide

Fully escorted journeys

Bespoke itineraries

Family Holidays

Villa stays

Ocean and expedition cruising

small to large group Coach touring

Rail itineraries

Air Travel

River Cruising worldwide

Beach Holiday

SElf drive - car and motorhome


Visa Assistance (via third party)

The Spirit of Travel Team

Christine Gilliver

Christine Gilliver

Personal Travel Manager

“Travel is not just my job; it’s my passion! I love everything about travelling and helping other people to see the world through different eyes. Planning your travel experience is as exciting as planning my own.

I have worked in the travel industry for many years; for airlines, tour companies, and several travel agencies promoting travel both…” (Contineud in Bio – follow link below!)

Ron Montgomery

Ron Montgomery


“My passion for all things foreign stemmed from an early age pouring over the much-loved pages of the home Atlas. National Geographic magazines were piled in stacks around my room and my father’s obsession with European history (especially Scandinavian) was infectious. As soon as I turned 18 I was out the door, out of the country and off to.” (Continued in Bio – follow link below!)

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