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Why choose Co-op Travel
from a local independent co-operative?
Wide choice of tailored holidays
We’re not tied to a single tour operator, so you have the widest choice of holidays possible.
Plus, we ensure ABTA will provide financial protection for your added peace of mind.
Knowledgeable advisers nearby
Our helpful and well-travelled staff will help you plan the perfect holiday to suit you and your needs.
Being a local agent, it means we’re conveniently close by if you want to discuss your holiday face-to-face.
Earn membership points & dividend
As a Chelmsford Star Co-op member you’ll earn membership points on your holiday too, ensuring a nice dividend later in the year.
We’ll also reinvest the money you spend with us back into Essex.
The team went out of their way to fit all our ‘wish list’ into the itinerary. Best. Family. Holiday. Ever.
My adviser at Co-op travel was simply fantastic and removed all the stress of booking a holiday. I found my dream trip via the Co-op website and then called to make my final booking. They talked me through all the different options available which meant I really did have my dream holiday.
With things so uncertain surrounding Brexit right now, we had some welcome news for those with concerns over European flights in a ‘no-deal’ scenario.
Many of our clients are asking us about Brexit, and how it might affect people’s travel arrangements. To be honest, it all comes down to the final agreements, and it seems we’re a long way from that happening. But here’s what co-operative travel know so far (as of July 2019).
Equality has been at the heart of our co-op values since Chelmsford Star Co-op was formed over 150 years ago, so there was no doubt about our involvement at Essex Pride once again this year.
Iconic Indian tourist attraction the Taj Mahal which has been used as a backdrop of photography by tourists, royals and celebrities attracts over 1 million visitors every year, but did you know these top 10 facts about it?
Plenty of people will have included ‘do more travelling’ somewhere on their New Year’s resolutions list but, whilst we’re all for discovering a new adventure at Co-op Travel, no one should put themselves at risk.
Local couple and customers to our Braintree Co-operative Travel, Shelley Wakeling and Mark Day were “totally shocked” when travel colleague, Susie Hyett phoned them to say they had won the holiday that they had booked through Sovereign Luxury Travel and Daios Cove!
We are very excited to announce that Chelmsford Star has been awarded ‘Best For Community Impact’ in the National Business Charity Awards, held in London last night, beating off international competition from the likes of Aldi and Prudential.
For nearly 150 years, people in Essex have chosen to become members of the Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society and now tens of thousands enjoy the benefits of membership.
How do I become a member?
Invest £1! See the Join Today page for more information or pick up a form from any of our shops. Send the form back or hand to the staff in your local branch, and the card will be posted to you within a week.