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Michaela Woodburn
Senior Travel Advisor

When  did you start working in the travel industry?

1998 - originally I was a hairdresser but wanted a new  challenge. I loved to travel so decided to go back to college an train as Travel Agent. Towards the end of my course I did work experience at Galaxy Travel. I worked free for Galaxy until a job became available a few months later and then worked my way up to Manager within four years.

What is your favourite thing about your job?

I love getting to know my clients to be able to arrange the  perfect holiday for them personally.

Where would you like to visit next?

Thailand - I have done Bangkok but want to do Elephant Hills and the beach area.

What  is your dream holiday destination?

New Zealand - I would love to do a month touring around the North and South Islands.

What has been your favourite holiday, which you have booked for a customer, that you would love to take yourself?

Western Canada - travelling through the Rockies on the Rocky Mountaineer and tour British Columbia to do whale watching and bear spotting.

What  were your favourite childhood holidays?

My first holiday abroad was myself and two friends. We took a bus down to the South of France had so much fun.


's Top Tips

1) Pre-book airport hotels for the night prior to travel, it takes the stress out of the journey

2) Roll your clothes when packing to reduce the creases

3) Plan your outfits so they mix and match to cut down on luggage


's Cruise Tips

My Favourite Memory

Australia - I love Sydney, it's the friendliest city I have ever been to. Tangalooma was amazing, I got to feed the wild dolphins in the evening as they swam, stayed in a villa on the beach and went sand surfing.