Meet the team
We may be small, but with nearly fifty years of combined travel industry experience, we know travel.
We do things differently.
Sonia Jones Travel is not Just Another Travel Agency.
We like to do things a little differently, including extra services and personal touches to ensure that your trip goes as smoothly as possible.
Personalised Travel App. In addition to traditional ticket wallets, we deliver all international travel documents and any domestic leisure travel documents via our handy Axus Travel App. This means that you can find all of your travel details at the click of a button (or the swipe on a smart phone). Need a copy of your e ticket? It's on the app. Can't remember your hotel name? It's on the app. Looking for a restaurant recommendation? It's on the app. You'll also receive real-time flight notifications during the journey as well as any last-minute updates.
Delayed Luggage Cover. We include complimentary delayed luggage cover for all international airfare bookings. This is a service which tracks and expedites the return of lost luggage. If you're in Boston but your bag is in Buenos Aires, let the luggage guardian angels at Blue Ribbon Bags know and they will be on the case! Ask us for more details.
A little about how we work.
How we work
When it comes to putting a trip together, you can work with us one of two ways.
We offer an itinerary planning service.
Do you love planning your own travels, but this time you're going somewhere you don't know too much about? Are you getting lost in all the information that is out there? You provide us the basic trip brief and we will plan out a trip framework for you. We will also quote you airfares and give you suggestions and travel logistics. The cost for this service varies depending on the destination, length and complexity of the trip. Once you have received our itinerary, you can then make your own booking arrangements independently of SJT, or you can book the whole trip through us.
We look after everything, from start to finish.
Your advisor will manage the whole trip for you, from the flights through to transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, event tickets and signature experiences. We take the framework that we have created and then provide you with quotes to suit your budget and preferred travel style. However, we do not book bits and pieces - we prefer to look after the complete itinerary where possible. This minimises "holes" or errors occurring and creates the most seamless travel experience for our clients. We do not charge fees* to make accommodation bookings, cruise bookings, rail packages, car hire or sightseeing arrangements.
*Once you have paid the itinerary planning fee, there are generally no additional booking charges. This excludes airfares, merchant fees and any cancellation or amendment charges which may apply (as per individual invoices and bookings).
We love our community.
Sonia Jones Travel directly supports two very different Brisbane-based communities - and we are equally passionate about them both!
North Brisbane Rugby Club
North Brisbane Rugby Club is a community rugby club with a rich history in Brisbane rugby stretching back 90 years. At Norths it is their goal to develop players, coaches and managers to the best of their ability in a safe, challenging and enjoyable environment. The clubhouse (known as "The Nest") at Wavell Heights is a hub for locals, supporters, players and club members alike. Norths is known for the fostering and development of junior rugby union as well as its community spirit. This is Sonia Jones Travel's 5th season as Premier Men's team sponsor. For more about the club head to their Facebook page.
Symbiosis is a charity based in Bangladesh which provides the most underprivileged and marginalised Bangladeshis with tools and life skills with which to break the cycle of poverty. Their programs include functional education, community based savings programs, vocational training opportunities and primary health care including maternal health, eye care and access to safe, clean water. Sonia has been personally involved with Symbiosis for over a decade and has seen some of their projects first-hand. To learn more about this wonderful Brisbane-based organisation, refer to their website, or to donate directly to Symbiosis you can click here.
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is a not-for-profit, private sector, membership-based organisation representing the interests of Queensland’s tourism and hospitality industry.
QTIC's efforts are aimed squarely at helping the state's strong tourism industry drive sustainable business and support tourism jobs and business. Tourism in Queensland is a $23 billion industry that sustains 174,000 Queensland jobs across 60,000 businesses. There are few sectors of the community that do not benefit from tourism. SJT is a proud member of QTIC.
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