Travel Agents

Agent Insider: Flight Centre’s Abi Ward

Introducing the Agent Insider, where we sit down with one lucky agent and continuously prod them with the question stick until they tell us something risqué.

Today we chat with Flight Centre Travel Consultant Abi Ward.

I knew I wanted to become an agent when…

I was travelling.

My first day on the job was…

Back in March.

My favourite famil has to be…

Taiwan! Where I met the lovely Lauren Croft!

My friends are constantly jealous of my job because…

I win free trips!

I love the industry because…

I love travel!

The biggest challenge for the industry is…

Competing with the internet.

My favourite thing about my job is…

My customers.

My favourite country is…

Iceland

The strangest experience I’ve had travelling…

Sleeping on a train in India.

My favourite airline is…

Emirates

My proudest moment was…

Exploring Beijing independently where no one spoke any English.

The naughtiest thing I’ve ever done on a trip is…

Too many things that shouldn’t be in print. Let’s keep it PG; skinny dipping!

I relax by…

Being in the spa.

I really wish I had…

An endless supply of funds.

The best advice I’ve ever received was…

Don’t over think it.

I don’t understand why people…

Have little patience with people who don’t speak English as a first language.

My greatest weakness is…

Gin!

And my greatest strength is…

Gin!

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would…

Buy a house near the beach!

If I was prime minister I would…

Make same-sex marriage legal.

If I could be someone else for one day I would be a…

Polar bear!

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

Africa

If you or someone else you know is interested in taking part in the Agent Insider, get in touch with Travel Weekly Editor Daisy Doctor at daisydoctor@travelweekly.com.au.

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