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Offering Members

Rugby Traveller is a brand new initiative powered by Freedom Road Travel and supported by Queensland Rugby that provides exclusive holiday offers and supports over 240 grassroots clubs across Queensland.

Book your next getaway with Rugby Traveller and we’ll contribute a % of every travel booking straight back your nominated local club.

Rugby Traveller’s mission is to deliver unique and personally enriching experiential travel experiences to our customers. We do that with customer-focused, world class and socially conscious travel services that empower our customers to explore travel options they might not otherwise consider.


  1. A contribution of every travel booking made goes directly back to the club nominated by you
  2. We provide you with a 24 hour emergency assist service when you travel.
  3. Access to our MY TRAVEL mobile app that provides you real time flight status alerts, destinations guides and concierge contact with your travel consultants
  4. An online booking tool to help you source flights and accommodation easily
  5. Our team has decades of experience in the travel industry and are genuine experts in understanding your needs and sourcing the best experiences for you when you travel

We offer travel services for the QRU group. Within this portal, you will have access to exclusive offers and an online booking tool under the special offers page.

Exclusive offers are carefully crafted offers that use the best hotels and activities that really uncover the heart of your destination. On top of that, our comprehensive travel insurance offer is given to QRU members at a 15% discount, with 24 hour emergency travel assist service. If you have a specific holiday in mind, contact one of our consultants who can tailor an itinerary for you.

If you are ready for a trip that is not just a holiday, but an experience, then let Freedom Road Travel take you there.

Exclusive Offers

Get amazing discounts on experiential travel offers. We carefully craft each package using the best hotels and activities that really uncover the heart of your destination. Our subscribers enjoy the best trips at the best prices. Sign up now!


Bespoke Experiences

There is nothing better than a recommendation from a trusted friend, but the next best thing is a recommendation from one of our travel experts. You’ll see from our testimonials that we design trips that are perfect for each traveller.

Unique Tours

We’ve selected the best escorted tours and cruises with an endless dedication to finding you the most authentic experiences, no matter where you travel. We partner with only the best tour and cruise companies to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime.

Personalised Service

Your holiday is precious, so why trust it to anyone but a professional? Our team have decades of experience in the travel industry and are genuine experts understanding your needs and sourcing the best experiences for you when you travel.

Meet the Team

Our specialists are at the heart of Freedom Road Travel. They have all travelled extensively and look forward to servicing QRU Travellers.

David Keir


As the founder of Freedom Road Travel Group; David is a life-long personal and business traveller who has brought his passion for travel together with his business experience to create a high level experience, travel service company.

David Sumich


With extensive experience in the professional, commercial and B2B sectors in the Travel Industry. David now heads a digital marketing company in Australia, that specialises in the travel and tourism markets.

Maite Newell

Chief Experience Officer

As an experienced technology executive, Maite understands the challenges and complexities of selling consultative and technology solutions. She has implemented major travel systems across the Asia Pacific with a global TMC.

Livia Xia

Head of Commercial Finance

As a qualified CPA, Livia has over 12 years finance experience in the travel industry. With stints at global travel companies both here and in Asia, Livia oversees the financial functions both here and overseas.

Lisa Blondeau

Client Relationship Manager

With over 26 years in the travel industry, Lisa has excellent industry relations, as a Qantas platinum member (11yrs); Abercrombie & Kent "Connoisseur agent" (10yrs); & Helloworld Corporate Member.

Rebecca Bell

Client Service Manager

Rebecca has over 18 years experience in travel, incl. 14 years in retail and 4 years in cruise wholesale. Rebecca is driven by helping people to explore and enjoy what this beautiful world has to offer.

Nicola McDonnell

Travel Consultant

With over 25 years of travel consulting, including American Express Groups and Sothebys International Travel, Nicola has earned a reputation as a first class operator. Collaborating with you is what she does best.

Emily Truong

Travel Consultant

With over 5 years experience in travel, Emily has travelled the world extensively from Tanzanian safaris to cruising Antartica. Her interests include travel photography, exotic luxurious hotels and cruising.

Rahul Kanags

Travel Consultant

Rahul is our online travel consultant having previously worked for Flight Centre over the last couple of years. His love for travel has seen him live in Sri Lanka and New Zealand but his favourite city is Hanoi.

Our Partners & Accreditations

We work with the very best. We are proud of our partners, who work with us to deliver the best in bespoke travel.

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