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Adventure Travel is a bus operator in Wales.

adventuretravel.cymru

Rating based on 13 employees who took the Breakroom Quiz

About jobs at Adventure Travel

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Adventure Travel pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Adventure Travel get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    58% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do Adventure Travel pay sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    83% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at Adventure Travel do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    82% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Hours and flexibility

    Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do workers at Adventure Travel worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    91% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do Adventure Travel workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    40% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Adventure Travel?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    82% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Adventure Travel?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    67% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Adventure Travel feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Good
  • Most people get proper breaks

    Do people at Adventure Travel get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Adventure Travel?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    45% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good
  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do people at Adventure Travel enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    90% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Adventure Travel recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    58% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Adventure Travel?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    42% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Adventure Travel?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 73% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Adventure Travel head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    80% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between December 2021 and October 2023.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

How Adventure Travel ranks

Adventure Travel ranks joint 66th to work for out of public transport providers.

  1. 66= Go North West
    5.5
  2. 66= Adventure Travel
    5.5
  3. 68= Konectbus
    5.4

Rankings are based on Breakroom Ratings for employers with 5 or more Breakroom Quiz responses, accurate as of 5 March 2024.

Pay ranges at Adventure Travel

  1. £10.25-15.50 per hour

Adventure Travel job reviews

  • Best thing

    We are more fortunate at the moment because of the lack of drivers we've able to dictate more of what we want

    Worst thing

    Some shifts can run close to legal limits on hours and they leave it up to you to tell them

    5.0

    Adventure Travel Bus driver, July 2022

Handy to know

How are people paid?

By the hour 92% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 12 Adventure Travel employees

What contracts are people on?

Full time 100% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 11 Adventure Travel employees