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Industry Travel
Founded 1970
Founder Mike Gooley
Headquarters United Kingdom

Trailfinders is a travel company in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is notable for being the largest independently owned travel company in the United Kingdom. Trailfinders has 29 travel centres in the UK and three in Ireland. The company specialises in tailormade travel worldwide.

National Awards[edit]

Trailfinders has won most of the major national awards voted for by the press and travelling public.

The Guardian - Most Trusted 2016 and Best Package Holiday Operator 2016

The Times, The Sunday Times & The Sunday Times Travel Magazine Travel Awards - UK's Best Tour Operator 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

The Telegraph Travel Awards - Best Tour Operator 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

Which? Awards - Best Travel Company 2015

Which? Consumer Travel Survey - Best Holiday Company 2014, 2013

CLIA UK & Ireland Cruise Excellence Awards - High Street Travel Agent of the year 2015, 2014

Trailfinders is considered a very reliable company and has built up a good reputation in the United Kingdom and Ireland.[1]

Trailfinders was founded in 1970 by former SAS-officer Mike Gooley. [2]


  1. ^ "Trailfinders". Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  2. ^ "The Sunday interview: Mike Gooley of Trailfinders". This Is Money. Associated Newspapers. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 

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