Thomas Cook holidays
Directline Holidays acts as an agent for Thomas Cook holidays, offering package holidays provided by this popular tour operator at competitive prices. You can secure your holiday for a £99pp low deposit for travel from 1 September 2013. To look for your ideal holiday with Thomas Cook holidays use the orange search box on the left. Select your destination and other details – you can change to broaden or refine your search at the next stage after clicking ‘Find My Holiday’.
For even more choice select the ‘All Holiday Companies’ button. We will then search thousands of holidays and dozens of the UK’s most popular operators for your ideal trip. We also offer our own Directline Holidays packages within the same search results to provide our customers with even more choice.
Who they are
Thomas Cook is one of the best-known names in the travel industry. The company goes way back to the mid-19th century and has played a pivotal role in the popularity of tours and holidays abroad. They have around 800 stores in the UK and Ireland, and employ around 19000 people. Thomas Cook Airways has over 40 planes flying from UK airports. Thomas Cook is part of the Thomas Cook Group, which owns well-known brands like Airtours, Neilson, Club 18-30, flythomascook, hotels4U.com, Style Holidays, Manos, Cresta, Thomas Cook Tours and Thomas Cook Cruises. Thomas Cook is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and offers ATOL financial protection.
What they do
The Thomas Cook Group covers an exceptionally wide range of holiday styles. Traditional beach getaways and family breaks are complemented by cruises, activity and villa holidays and ski packages. Thomas Cook also sells hotel-only, flight-only and late availability deals. Hotel-only options include accommodation in the UK. Holidays cater to all budgets. You will find B&B, self-catering, half board, full-board and all-inclusive options.
Thomas Cook has long experience of tailoring packages to the needs of groups and single travellers as well as couples and families. Thomas Cook also offers financial services and extras like insurance, currency, excursions, car hire, airport parking and airport hotels. Information and reviews on the Thomas Cook website is complemented by published travel guides to over 150 destinations.
With so many specialist operators as part of the group, Thomas Cook is able to offer an incredibly wide range of choices for all ages. Nielson, for example, have a superb choice of ski and adventure breaks. Thomas Cook Sport offers packages focusing on sporting events. An extensive range of luxury options includes luxury villa and 5 star beach hotels. Adult-only holidays include a wide choice of all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean. Family options include child-friendly hotels, all-inclusive family deals, resorts with waterparks and Disney packages in Paris and Florida.
Thomas Cook excels when it comes to low-cost options to the Spanish mainland, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands. They also have a very wide choice in beach destination favourites like Greece, Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey. Top all-inclusive destinations include Spain, Cyprus, Egypt and Turkey. City breaks feature European destinations like Barcelona and Rome plus long-haul favourites like Las Vegas and New York. UK breaks feature city-break classics like London and Manchester plus seaside favourites like Brighton and Bournemouth.
Caribbean choices feature destinations in Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. African destinations include Gambia, Kenya and Tunisia. Indian Ocean destinations feature Goa. Their USA offerings include a wide choice in Florida. Thomas Cook cruise itineraries include the Mediterranean, the Middle East, the Caribbean, the Nile River and the Norwegian Fjords. An amazing choice of exotic long-haul destinations is available from Thomas Cook Group companies like Nielson and Thomas Cook Tours.