STA Travel Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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3.3
48%
Recommend to a Friend
35%
Approve of CEO
STA Travel Interim CEO Casper Urhammer
Casper Urhammer
41 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free coffee, good commission/salary structure,relaxed work environment(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great people and company culture(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Ridiculously low pay - even doubling your monthly target you are earning a minimal wage(in 26 reviews)

  • "Working long hours for no extra money(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great Team Atmosphere"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norwich, England

    I worked at STA Travel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Worked with a great team in the store I was in Travel Allowance

    Cons

    Low pay unless you achieve target sales for the month Higher management levels don't care much about lower level staff

  2. COVID-19

    "Great people"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager 

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Met really great people. Lots of room for growth

    Cons

    Shut down due to Covid


  3. "Amazing company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trainer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of freedom and fun

    Cons

    Low pay, but good benefits

  4. COVID-19

    "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Team Leader in Cluj-Napoca
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    learning GDS and a lot of new things in the travel industry

    Cons

    unfortunately, it went bankrupt due to the pandemic

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Very fun working environment and colleagues

    Cons

    The office is quite small

  6. "Not so great"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Melbourne

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Travel benefits are really good

    Cons

    Over worked Very often and minimal training

  7. COVID-19

    "Good people, but closed business"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    I was a fun group of people.

    Cons

    They closed due to COVID

  8. "Great people, good company outlook, underpaid staff"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Travel Expert in Chelmsford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free travel, great work social life, good way to make connections

    Cons

    Staff were underpaid considering how important the job role is, commission needed to change.

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  9. "Way good until it wasn't anymore"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Branch Manager 

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Good Company Culture, Good People

    Cons

    Insolvent/Bankrupt. Long hours, no overtime.

  10. "Great Company and Management"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Expert in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    - Friendly working environment - Very helpful coworkers

    Cons

    - nothing that I can think of

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