2024 apprentice applications are now closed



Our apprenticeship programmes put you at the heart of the action. Every year we take on apprentices nationwide; helping develop their potential, support their goals, and inspire their futures. You’ll learn, earn, and bring the sunshine to Hays Travel. Whatever your background, skills or passions, there are plenty of opportunities for you to explore.

A career at Hays Travel can take you to new heights!

Our Programmes

Want to learn the ins and outs of business but don’t think College or Sixth Form is for you? Or maybe you want a head-start in your career by gaining valued hands-on experience in a specific field. Whatever your reason for joining us, there’s a perfect fit at Hays Travel. Browse our collection of apprenticeship opportunities below.

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Our Promise to You

As a Hays Travel apprentice, you will get the opportunity to grow alongside the best in the business. We take pride in the award-winning programme we’ve created for our apprentices to succeed and be their best selves. With inspiring teams that want the best for everyone who steps through our doors, you’ll be supported throughout your journey at Hays Travel.

Apprenticeship Events

Still not sure if a Hays Travel apprenticeship is right for you? Come and see us! We encourage potential applicants from all around the UK to learn more about working at Hays Travel through our apprenticeship events. If you need some help deciding which path is right for you or want to know more about a specific department, drop into one of our upcoming events.

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Application Journey

  • Find the Right Apprenticeship for you
  • We have a great range of apprenticeships on offer, from Retail to Marketing, Commercial, Finance, People/HR, Customer Service, Administration and Business Development, so it is important to find the right fit for you. Browse our website, attend our upcoming apprenticeship events, or contact our recruitment team on 0191 814 8098 if you need more information.

  • Application
  • Time to submit your application using our online application form. We will ask for your personal details, academic information, and preferred location to check your apprenticeship eligibility. Once completed, you will receive an instant e-mail to confirm that we have received it!

  • Application Review
  • Your application will be reviewed within 5 working days and we let you know the date and time of your assessment.

    We use strict criteria to select our apprentices, so you know if you get through to the next round you've already done a fantastic job with a great application form. We open our applications nice and early so there can be a gap between applying and your outcome. Rest assured we will keep you up to date with what is happening in the stages of the recruitment process.

  • Assessment Day
  • Once an assessment day is confirmed, you will get the chance to impress us in person and get a feel for what it's like to work at Hays Travel. So, we can see if you have the right skills for the position, the day may include several assessments from individual interviews to group exercises. We will give you plenty of notice so you can best prepare.

  • We’ll Be in Touch
  • We will call you to let you know if you have been successful as soon as possible. Then, you can start getting ready for your new career! Good Luck!

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Rewards and recognition

We want to recognise that our growing business wouldn't be successful without the hard work and commitment of our teams - see what we have to offer.


Welcome gift up to the value of £200

As a welcome to the Hays Travel family, we are giving all apprentices who join us a gift worth up to a whopping £200! From driving lessons, holiday gift cards, and entertainment vouchers to a nice top-up on your earnings, joining our team is the gift that just keeps on giving.

Career progression & development

There is a wide range of learning and development opportunities for all colleagues. Our aim is that all colleagues progress in Hays Travel through investment in their development - you will not be a stranger to our learning and development teams who continuously improve our learning programmes to support you be the best you can be.

Holiday discounts for you and your family

All colleagues can book their personal holidays through Hays Travel and benefit form generous discounts for you and anyone in your travel group. We also extend discounts to your family and friends too.

Top up your earnings with bonuses

Our retail apprentices have the amazing opportunity to top up their wages with bonuses! Across our UK-wide branches, our team members have both individual and team targets, including our retail apprentices. Our way of rewarding hardworking individuals, you can increase your take-home pay by hitting targets, just like your experienced colleagues. It pays to be a part of Hays Travel. *Sales only

Smile Rewards

Our apprentices who join our travel roles in Retail benefit from supplier incentives to sell holidays and these are loaded on a personal MasterCard know as your smile card. Many colleagues treat themselves as you can spend your incentives at your leisure and even save for a bigger treat (we know a colleague who paid their house deposit from their smile rewards). *Sales only

Give back to your community

Giving back to the local community is one of our main priorities. Every year, each of our branches are provided with an annual budget to use on sponsoring any fundraising activities they wish to be part of.