Our Service Statement

I have been in the travel industry for almost 30 years, working in all aspects of travel including tour operating, hotel and airline contracting, as well as running travel agencies. I am a Dubai Expert on behalf of the Department of Tourism and Commerce of Dubai and also a member of the Beachcomber Academy of Mauritius.

All our team are well travelled and we complement each other with each having in depth knowledge in various worldwide locations.

Customer service and satisfaction is paramount to us, if the client is happy, we are happy and that is why so much of our business is repeat customers. We like to offer a professional, friendly and welcoming environment with the widest choice of products available and the best value for money.

Gerry Yiatrou,
Director of Freedom Travel & Cruise Ltd

Who are we?

Here at Freedom Travel Saddleworth we know how important your holiday is; which is why we pride ourselves on delivering a service which goes far beyond simply booking your holiday.

Each one of our trained consultants have the knowledge and passion to support you in selecting a destination and hotel that suits your exact requirements. Whether it’s a weekend in London or a complex round-the-world itinerary; we’ll find your perfect holiday for you.

As an independent agent, the best package for us is the one that’s right for you, and with access to over 130 airlines, more than 60,000 accommodations, as well as all the major tour operators, we can do just that. As well as having the flexibility to dynamically package a bespoke holiday just for you.

We understand your that time is precious, so once you’ve decided on your holiday, leave the rest to us. From selection to departure we guarantee that we will make the process as effortless as possible.

Freedom Travel Saddleworth is a small company that cares, however, we are backed by the biggest names in the industry. Our ABTA and ATOL bonding will provide you with full consumer protection and as part of the Co-operative Travel Consortia our buying power will enable us to provide you with the most competitive price.

Our website features a selection of the very best 3, 4 and 5-star hotels and villas and apartments, that each destination has to offer. Take a look through our choice of packages and call today to speak to your personal travel consultant.

Meet The Team

Gerry Yiatrou


Gerry has been in travel for over 30 years, roles include, Tour operating, Hotel contracting and Travel Agent. Travel is my life, I love to travel and I consider myself lucky to be in an industry that I adore.  When I go on holiday its really like a ‘bus man’s holiday’ because I nosey around hotels to see if they are worth recommending. Favourite holidays/destinations  Cruising, Mauritius, Portugal and city breaks.  I have been lucky enough to travel to many parts of the world but there are still some destinations to tick off the list.

David Booth


David came into the travel industry around 6 years ago but brings a wealth of experience from his previous senior positions.  A mad keen golfer, if you want to know the best places in Europe or Worldwide, to spoil a good walk, he is your man.

Favourite holidays/destinations Cruising and golfing anywhere.

Melissa Chrisham

Senior Travel Consultant

Melissa started in travel 11 years, gaining some experience from one of the large retailers and joined us 9 years ago.  Melissa completed her COTAC travel training and went on to do a Business degree. Prior to having her two young children, Melissa travelled extensively, including cruises, many Caribbean Islands, Dubai, Turkey and all over Europe, she is now our ‘family friendly ‘ hotel expert

Kathryn Gregory

Senior Travel Consultant

Kathryn has a wealth of travel experience, over 30 years in the industry. Travelled far and wide and loves to recommend the right destinations for our clients. Previously Kathryn has worked for some of the bigger multiples and for a Specialist Tour operator dealing with holidays for people with disabilities as well as another Independent travel agent.