STA Travel Reviews

Updated Jun 11, 2020

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3.2
45%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
Approve of CEO
STA Travel Interim CEO Casper Urhammer
Casper Urhammer
8 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free coffee, good commission/salary structure,relaxed work environment(in 22 reviews)

  • "Hard work is recognised in fam trips, incentive trips, flexible working & autonomy(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Ridiculously low pay - even doubling your monthly target you are earning a minimal wage(in 23 reviews)

  • "Long hours, pay is fair , unprofessional(in 14 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Like Family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager 
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    the people are amazing, and the industry is great!

    Cons

    pay is on the lower end for sales, but rewarding

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Interesting"

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

    I worked at STA Travel full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Young environment. Travel benifits.

    Cons

    Morons running the show when I was there.

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  3. "Travel agent at STA Travel"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Travel Expert 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Awesome workmates - Learning about the travel industry - Building some awesome holidays for good customers

    Cons

    - Competitive atmosphere - Very poor compensation for work - Instability - High-stress environment

  4. "Mediocre"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    The people and travel perks

    Cons

    Poor management in a dying industry

  5. "Needs some work"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tempe, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at STA Travel full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great PTO, benefits, and location

    Cons

    lack of team environment and management needs to be more consistent

  6. "Fun and great for that 1st job out of college"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Travel Expert in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Co-workers were the best. Fun work culture because of Travel related field. Some Travel Perks This was a fun job and I made many lifelong friends.

    Cons

    Pay could be better Travel Perks could be better. I did the majority of my travel after I left company with the resources and vendor contacts I made. The Travel industry keeps shrinking due to advancements with online booking travel sites.

  7. "Sales"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at STA Travel

    Pros

    Great opportunity for growth especially if you are looking for a job after finishing college.

    Cons

    A lot of management changes

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Global Logistics Specialist"

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

    I worked at STA Travel full-time

    Pros

    Very positive, friendly work environment.

    Cons

    Issues with upper management. Restructuring and layoffs.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Disorganized and doesn't value their staff."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Sales Agent 

    I worked at STA Travel for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They provide great products and services.

    Cons

    Upper management was disingenuous and sloppy.

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  10. "Travel Advisor"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great PTO and FAM trip opportunities

    Cons

    Low pay, high level of office closures and turnover

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