STA Travel Reviews

Updated 11 Jan 2021

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3.2
47%
Recommend to a Friend
33%
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 place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Expert 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, fun culture, great opportunities for career development

    Cons

    Commission scheme could be better

  2. COVID-19

    "Covid sucks"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Travel Agent in Perth, Western Australia

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    made some awesome new friends

    Cons

    Covid 19 made everything terrible


  3. "Terrible"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Travel Agent in Adelaide

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff Good discounts on travel

    Cons

    Business went into liquidation only a few weeks after I begun.

  4. "Pretty Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Agent in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People You work with Travel Benefits Management

    Cons

    Work life balance Pay And Commission targets Stress

  5. "Rewarding"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Travel Expert in Melbourne

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Fast pased and rewarding job if you put the hard work in.

    Cons

    Sales targets can be hard to reach sometimes.

  6. "Great place"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Travel Agent 

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Good people to working with and fun culture

    Cons

    Long hours , stressful, targets focused , no life and work balance

  7. "Fun job while you're young"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel discounts, free travel, youthful work culture

    Cons

    Low pay, can be high stress, no overtime pay, lack of support

  8. "This is a sales job not a travel job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Consultant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel Discount, Bonuses, Product nights

    Cons

    Customer can be difficult at times, Old systems

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  9. "Lovely people, exhausting job"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Travel Expert 

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

    Pros

    Great team, great chance to meet lovely people Learnt a lot

    Cons

    Struggled with work-life balance there (staying back is your choice, but you kind of have to get everything done, and no overtime pay) Burn out common Some customers are really hurtful

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  10. "High staff turnover"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Expert in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Selling a product or experience that is exciting

    Cons

    High staff turnover and therefore quite often understaffed. Expected to stay back quite often for no compensation Low salary Very micro managed environment

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