Booking a holiday with Dive Fish Snow Travel means that your holiday is in good secure hands. Your funds are secure as Dive Fish Snow Travel is a fully registered Travel Agency and is a bonded members of both Travel Agent Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) & Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) protecting your money and holiday.
Dive Fish Snow Travel have built many strong relationships since
it's inception in 1986
|14 International Airlines
|185 International Resorts, Dive, Fishing and Ski operators
15 National and Regional Tourist Offices in 12
different countries invest in
our efforts to promote tourism to their countries.
| and and
25+ yrs in Business with thousands of our repeat clients.
Without them there would be no Dive Fish Snow Travel. Our Clients trust our professional team to book their holidays each year.
If you pay direct to Resorts, what guarantee do they
offer that your money is safe?
We are who we say we are:
A well established specialist niche market licensed travel agency, called
Dive Fish Snow Travel
If you have any concerns about our company before paying us, please take a minute to consider the facts and check out our internationally recognized accreditation.
- Dive Fish Snow Travel is a licensed travel agency, owned by Ron and Christine Blake, and has been in business since 1986, incorporated in 1987, so we are no “fly-by-nighter”.
NZ Government Department of Justice certificate of incorporation, # AKL341010
- Dive Fish Snow Travel is a fully licensed member of the Travel Agents Association of New Zealand, Licence # 243 4197. TAANZ is an independent body set up to ensure travel agents provide a high level of professional and ethical work practice.
TAANZ Consumer protection plan
Your funds are covered.
TAANZ have a travel compensation fund. The funds you pay us are covered by this consumer protection plan. Dive Fish Snow Travel directors Ron and Christine Blake have provided a personal bond to TAANZ, who have the power to take control of their house, vehicles and other personal assets in order to compensate consumers if we ever fail.
The financial integrity of the company is scrutinized every year by an independent body - the TAANZ Bonding Authority.
Visit TAANZ website:
- Dive Fish Snow Travel is a member of the International Airline Transportation Association.
IATA also have very strong financial and bonding criteria and personal guarantees to be met by all members and directors, to ensure we can be trusted to issue airline tickets and pay for them on your behalf.
Our IATA license allows us to issue airline tickets anywhere in the World but to get that license there are very strict criterias for eg. only a registered travel agency can apply to get an IATA licenses.
- What Happens to your funds once you pay Dive Fish Snow Travel: Under our TAANZ and IATA bonding and Travel compensation fund agreement : your funds go into a secure bank account or trust fund. These funds are then drawn on to pay deposits or full payment to the airlines, resorts and suppliers prior to your arrival on your behalf.
- We are a fully registered Travel Agency in Australia. Dive Fish Snow Travel has had to prove to, and satisfy, the authorities that we are a licensed travel agent, in order to trade in Australia.
Travel Agents License No.: 2TA10031
- Staff accreditation: The reason you receive good professional advice and service from our specialist travel consultants is that they are certified and trained to TAANZ and IATA’s high standards, plus they have many years of experience in the travel and tourism business. Plus they are passionate about their personal interests: diving, fishing and skiing.
- Committment: We enjoy a solid, long term business relationship with many International Airlines, National Tourist Offices and Resorts. They have contributed time and money towards the Dive Fish Snow Travel website as they trust us to represent their products to our valued clients honestly and professionally.
- All these International companies back Dive Fish Snow travel to organise your holiday and pay them on your behalf, at no extra cost to you. They have all appointed Dive Fish Snow Travel as a preferred, proven and trustworthy agent to represent them.
If you wish to verify our trustworthiness and relationship with any of the airlines we promote, we encourage you to contact their Auckland sales team.
- Dive Fish Snow Travel have bank accounts in New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, USA and Canada. This means overseas clients can often pay in their own currencies. You are welcome to pay either by credit card or transfer into one of our bank accounts.
In order for us to be able to open accounts in these overseas locations, we have had to prove our credit worthiness, and that we are a licensed travel agency and are who we say we are.
- At the time of writing (August 2007), Dive Fish Snow Travel is in the process of registering with the Canadian Revenue Authority under new Canadian tax laws, so we can remain GST exempt for all accommodation, domestic air travel, transfers and lessons. Again, we have to satisfy these authorities as to our credit worthiness and integrity, and that we are a licensed travel agency.
This all adds upto we are who we say we are. A well established specialist niche market licensed Travel agent called
Dive Fish Snow Travel Pty Ltd
License No. : 2TA10031
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