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3* Passion Play Oberammergau 2022  Package (2 Nights)
3* Passion Play Oberammergau 2022 Package (2 Nights)
Europe, Germany
Price: R 12445.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-05-14
Depart To Date: 2022-10-04
Package Number of Nights 2
Inclusions :
LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES : 2 night stay at a 3* hotel inclusive of breakfast 1 x Category 2 entry ticket for Passion Play Oberammergau 2022* 1 x 3-course-meal during the 3 hour break 1 x text book (handing over on day of performance) Shuttle transportation with local busses to the show Tourism tax * Performance will be on day of arrival.
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing in a triple room, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE. Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, airport transfers or transportation to and from Oberammergau, meals and drinks not mentioned, travel and medical insurance, visas and any items of a personal nature.
4* Arctic City Hotel - Rovaniemi Lapland - Finland Package (4 Nights)
4* Arctic City Hotel - Rovaniemi Lapland - Finland Package (4 Nights)
Europe, Finland
Price: R 14313.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-12-01
Depart To Date: 2021-12-24
Package Number of Nights 4
Inclusions :
PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4 Nights accommodation in a Classic Double room at the 4* Arctic City Hotel Breakfast daily 1 Hour Husky Safari - includes winter clothing, transfers, husky farm visit, Husky Safari 7-10km, hot drinks, guiding. Polar Night - Reindeer Safari - 2.5 Hours including winter clothing, transfers, reindeer farm visit, 1 hour reindeer safari, reindeer driving licence, hot drinks, guiding Added Value: Evening Sauna & wifi Visit to Santa Village -excluding transfers
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for Fully Vaccinated Travellers from South Africa. Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Airport taxes, fuel levies and surcharges are approximate and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. The exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Advance purchase, peak or high season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Price valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. For standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, visas, meals not mentioned, medical and travel insurance and all Items of a personal nature.
Disney s Hotel Cheyenne - Disneyland Paris - France  (3 Nights)
Disney s Hotel Cheyenne - Disneyland Paris - France (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 7199.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-02
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Standard Room near facilities at Disney s Hotel Cheyenne 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on weekends or between 16 December 21 and 02 January 2022 or 11 to 26 February 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Disney s Newport Bay Club - Disneyland Paris - France  Package (3 Nights)
Disney s Newport Bay Club - Disneyland Paris - France Package (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 9955.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-02
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Superior Lake room at Disney s Newport Bay Club 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on weekends or between 16 December 21 and 02 January 2022 or 11 to 26 February 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel - Disneyland Paris - France Package (3 Nights)
Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel - Disneyland Paris - France Package (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 11583.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-06
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Superior Garden room at Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on weekends or between 16 December 21 and 02 January 2022 or 11 to 26 February 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Disney s Hotel Cheyenne - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Disney s Hotel Cheyenne - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 8496.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-05-09
Depart To Date: 2022-06-30
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Standard Room near facilities at Disney s Hotel Cheyenne 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : *Early Summer Offer - Book by 14 October 2021* Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on a Friday or Saturday or on 25 and 26 May and 05 June 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Disney s Newport Bay Club - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Disney s Newport Bay Club - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 11819.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-05-09
Depart To Date: 2022-07-07
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Superior Lake room at Disney s Newport Bay Club 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : *Early Summer Offer - Book by 14 October 2021* Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on a Friday or Saturday or on 25 and 26 May and 05 June 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel - Disneyland Paris - France Summer Package (3 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 12018.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-05-09
Depart To Date: 2022-07-07
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
3 Nights accommodation in a Superior Garden room at Disney s Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel 4 Days Entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park A PERFECT HOTEL PACKAGE - All our packages include hotel room and tickets for both Disney® Parks with free access to all available attractions, Selfie Spots and shows (except Shooting Gallery at Disneyland® Park: extra charge applies). For the ultimate Disney experience, we recommend you add a Meal Plan, too! MORE TIME IN THE DISNEY® PARKS - You re only a short walk or shuttle ride from the Disney® Parks and with Extra Magic Time, you can even explore them before official opening hours. TOP HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES Limited attendance Mandatory face masks at all time (from 6 years old) Physical distancing measures Alcohol-based hand sanitising station FLEXIBLE BOOKINGS - There s never been a better time to book as current booking conditions offer more flexibility than ever before! At the moment, we are currently offering the possibility to change or cancel your Hotel + Ticket booking with full refund anytime up to 7 days before your arrival date.
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Terms & Conditions : *Early Summer Offer - Book by 14 October 2021* Only valid for fully vaccinated travellers out of South Africa. Not valid for arrival on a Friday or Saturday or on 25 and 26 May and 05 June 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays and based on an arrival between Monday and Thursday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, meals, visas, medical or travel insurance or any items of a personal nature or items not mentioned under inclusions, Covid related costs and expenses.
Kakslauttanen Artic Resort, Lapland  - Finland Package (3 Nights)
Kakslauttanen Artic Resort, Lapland - Finland Package (3 Nights)
Europe, Finland
Price: R 14493.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-05-04
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Kakslauttanen, located at the edge of the wilderness on the road to the Arctic Sea, is one of the best places in the world to see the magical glow of the Northern Lights. The view from your Glass Igloo is unbeatable. Unfortunately, however, we cannot guarantee Northern Lights or any other natural phenomenon - the lights might unexpectedly appear and just as suddenly vanish any time from just after sunset to just before dawn. They can last for 5 minutes or they can last for the whole night. PACKAGE INCLUDES: Return airport to hotel transfers 3 Nights accommodation at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in a Small Glass Igloo Breakfast & dinner daily Daily clearing fee Luggage handing Firewood Service Complete the experience by adding on some exciting activities: 2 Hour Husky Safari with transfers, thermal clothing, boots, gloves and a hot drink - from R2350* Aurora Hunting with Reindeer - from R1820* 2 Hour Snowmobile Safari - from R1795* * Transfers, thermal clothing, boots, gloves and a hot drink included.
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Peak Period Supplements of approximatley R1500 apply for travel between 28 November 2021 & 28 February 2022 and there are compulsory gala dinner supplements for Christmas and New Years Eve. Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE. Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, all Items of a personal nature. meals and drinks not mentioned, medical and travel insurance, Covid test if required for return to South Africa and *suggested activities.
5* The Rubens at the Palace - London Package (3 Nights)
5* The Rubens at the Palace - London Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 9911.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2022-05-18
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Enriching, rewarding & exceptional! Our beautifully restored historic hotel is cared for by a team who take genuine pride in delivering impeccable service and exceeding expectations at every turn. Overlooking The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace - the entrance used by the Royal family - The Rubens showcases exceptional dining journeys, and enriching and rewarding experiences, from the very first moment guests are greeted by our red-uniformed doormen... LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Return private airport transfers 3 Nights accommodation in a cosy double room Full English Breakfast daily Complimentary WiFi Complimentary bottled mineral water Complimentary tea/coffee facilities
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
5* Ashford Castle - Ireland Package (4 Nights)
5* Ashford Castle - Ireland Package (4 Nights)
Europe, Ireland
Price: R 13965.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2021-12-26
Package Number of Nights 4
Inclusions :
Your royal adventure begins when you enter through the grand stone gates of this remarkable 800-year-old castle. Discover the exquisite interiors, delicious cuisine, passionate team, a wealth of estate activities and state-of-the-art spa. As a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World, Ireland s first Forbes five-star and former home of the Guinness family, is exceptional in every sense. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4 Nights accommodation in a standard double Corrib room Full Irish breakfast daily Complimentary green fees on our nine hole golf course Complimentary use of our two all-weather tennis courts Visit the Billiards room and Cigar Terrace Complimentary movie daily in our 32 seater Cinema Complimentary use of the steam room and relaxation pool UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Meet Cronan and Garvin, our Irish Wolfhounds, at 10h00 every morning in the lobby
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, currency fluctuations and availability. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. Advance purchase, peak or high season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Price valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. For standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, fuel, lunches and dinners, travel and medical insurance, Covid tests and items of a pesonal nature.
3* Paris City Stay - France Package (5 Nights)
3* Paris City Stay - France Package (5 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 5392.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2021-12-31
Package Number of Nights 5
Inclusions :
Paris, the City of Lights, eternal, surprising, magical, and sometimes secretive - more than just the national capital, Paris is also the capital of gastronomy, fashion, and shopping, a city where something is always happening. Paris has everything you are looking for. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 5 Nights accommodation in a centrally located 3 Star hotel (Astotel Monterosa or similar) Breakfast daily
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for Fully Vaccinated travellers from South Africa Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, drinks and meals not mentioned, travel and medical insurance, Covid Tests, items of a personal nature.
4* Amsterdam City Stay - Netherlands Package (5 Nights)
4* Amsterdam City Stay - Netherlands Package (5 Nights)
Europe, Netherlands
Price: R 4997.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-01-05
Package Number of Nights 5
Inclusions :
This city offers world-renowned museums, historical monuments, countless gorgeous canals and a vibrant nightlife. It s a very cool city, so it s no wonder that it s one of the most visited cities in the world! LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 5 Nights accommodation at the4 StarOzo Hotel Amsterdam (or similar) Room Only
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for Fully Vaccinated travellers from South Africa Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, drinks and meals not mentioned, travel and medical insurance, Covid Tests, items of a personal nature.
3* Best of Ireland Self Drive  - Ireland Package (7 Nights)
3* Best of Ireland Self Drive - Ireland Package (7 Nights)
Europe, Ireland
Price: R 10023.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2021-12-21
Package Number of Nights 7
Inclusions :
Famous cities, sights, historical locations, varying accents and dialects, stunning scenery, cosy pubs, haunting music, humorous and friendly locals - all accompanied by Ireland s gloriously unpredictable weather! This Best of Ireland self-drive itinerary is the perfect way to experience the beautiful Emerald Isles. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 7 Nights accommodation in 3/4* Hotels on a bed and Irish Breakfast basis - 1 Night in Co. Dublin Hotel outside city centre (Sheldon Park, City West or Tallaght Plaza) - 2 Nights in Co. Galway Hotel (Nox Hotel, Leenane Hotel or similar) - 2 Nights in Co. Kerry Hotel (Killarney Court Hotel, Hotel Killarney, Inisfallen Hotel or similar) - 1 Night in Co. Cork Hotel (Blarney Golf resort, Rochestown Park Hotel, Ambassador Hotel or similar) - 1 Night in Co. Dublin outside city centre (Sheldon Park, City West, Tallaght Plaza) or Co. Wicklow (Parkview Hotel or similar) 8 Days Car Hire - Vauxhall Isignia Automatic or similar Unlimited mileage All taxes & fees 1 Additional driver Damage Waiver ITINERARY : DAY 1: DUBLIN Arrive in Dublin. Take in the attractions of Europe s most popular city. Don t miss Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the National Museum, the National Gallery and trendy Temple Bar. Overnight in Co. Dublin. DAY 2: DUBLIN - CONNEMARA Spend the morning walking around Dublin, including St. Patrick s Cathedral, Christchurch, Dublin Castle, the Irish Whiskey Centre and the Guinness Storehouse. Leaving Dublin travel via Clonmacnoise (a monastic site overlooking the River Shannon. Arrive in Galway where you can visit the Galway Crystal Factory, the Spanish Arch and Galway s Cathedral. Overnight in Co. Galway. DAY 3: CONNEMARA Spend a full day touring the unspoilt area of Connemara. Highlights of this magical region include Clifden, the Sky Road, Roundstone, Killary Harbour, the Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey and the Maam Valley. Irish is still spoken in many parts of this area. Overnight in Co. Galway. DAY 4: CONNEMARA - KILLARNEY An early morning start to catch the spectacular Cliffs of Moher — which fall 200m steeply into Atlantic ocean. Pass through the haunting area of the Burren - a leftover from the last glacial period, visiting Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, where one can stop for a pint of stout at Durty Nellies. Continue on to Adare Village before arriving in Killarney. In the afternoon stroll around Muckross House and Gardens where the nineteenth century Victorian mansion is set against the stunning beauty of Killarney Lakes and National Park. Overnight in Co. Kerry. DAY 5: RING OF KERRY A full day tour of the famous Ring of Kerry. The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland s most scenic touring routes. At 110 miles long, it circles the awe-inspiring Iveragh Peninsula. You ll feel as if you have moved into nature s mystic arena, and truly you have, as you pass between soft mountains, through forest glades, around bogs, rivers, lakes and pristine beaches. The road between the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountains presents secret passes and valleys dotted along the fabled shores of Dingle and Kenmare Bays. Overnight in Co. Kerry. DAY 6: KILLARNEY - CORK Drive to Cork, Ireland s second city. One must visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone followed by a browse in the Woollen Mills. Either head for Kinsale or explore the Jameson Heritage Centre and finally before the end of the evening see the Shandon Bells and the Cork City Goal. Overnight in Co. Cork. DAY 7: CORK - DUBLIN Head for Cashel where you will catch sight of its Rock. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on a rocky outcrop of limestone, looming above the town of Cashel, County Tipperary. There is a 12th Century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century castle and the Hall of the Vicars. In the afternoon stop in medieval Kilkenny. Take time to visit Kilkenny Castle and the Kilkenny Design Centre before making your final journey back to Dublin. Overnight in Co. Dublin/Co. Wicklow. DAY 8: DUBLIN (DEPARTURE) Morning at leisure to either shop for those souvenirs on Grafton Street or spend a few hours taking in more of all the wealth of attractions that you may have missed earlier. Depart for Dublin Airport.
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, fuel, drinks and meals not mentioned, travel & medical insurance, entrance into attractions, items of a persona nature and Covid Tests.
4* German Christmas Markets by rail - Berlin and Dresden (3 Nights)
4* German Christmas Markets by rail - Berlin and Dresden (3 Nights)
Europe, Germany
Price: R 7759.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-27
Depart To Date: 2021-12-25
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
The centuries-old tradition of German Christmas Markets goes back to a time when regular seasonal markets took place throughout the year. Christmas Markets were a welcome and joyful occurrence for weary villagers and added a bit of light to long cold winter nights. Now it is your turn to experience the festive atmosphere, sights, sounds and smells of Christmas! The food at Christmas markets includes Gluehwein (warm, spiced wine), Kinderpunch (spiced fruit juice), Lebkuchen gingerbread cakes, sausages, potato cakes, and baked items. Also on sale are Christmas tree decorations, candles, wooden toys, and sweets. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES : 3 Nights accommodation at the Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz or similar Breakfast Daily Hop on Hop Off Sightseeing Tour of Berlin 4 Day 2nd Class German Rail Pass SUGGESTED ITINERARY: Day 1 - Arrive Berlin Check in at your hotel. Start discovering the city at your own pace with a Hop on Hop off bus tour. See famous sights of Berlin - Kurfuerstendamm, the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdam square. Day 2 - Berlin During Advent, Berlin basks in colourful festive lights. The grand boulevards and squares, as well as the small side streets and museums, are beautifully decorated and radiate Christmas spirit. The Gendarmenmarkt, one of the most beautiful squares in the city, provides a charming setting for the traditional Christmas market. Day 3 - Berlin - Dresden - Berlin In the morning, travel by train to Dresden, famous for its baroque buildings and churches along the banks of the Elbe river. Explore the highlights of this stunning baroque city and visit one of the oldest, largest and most famous Christmas markets "Striezelmarkt", - named after a traditional Dresden Christmas cake, known as ‚Strietzel . Return to Berlin by train. Day 4 - Depart Berlin
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, transfers, medical and travel insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned, entrance fees, seat reservations, Covid tests and any items of a personal nature.
4* German Christmas Markets by rail - Stuttgart, Heidelberg & Baden-Baden (3 Nights)
4* German Christmas Markets by rail - Stuttgart, Heidelberg & Baden-Baden (3 Nights)
Europe, Germany
Price: R 6782.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-27
Depart To Date: 2021-12-25
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
German Christmas Markets date back to a time when regular seasonal markets took place throughout the year. They were a joyful occasions for weary villagers and added a bit of light to long cold winter nights. Now it is your turn to experience the festive atmosphere, sights, sounds and smells of Christmas! The food at Christmas markets includes Gluehwein (warm, spiced wine), Kinderpunch (spiced fruit juice), Lebkuchen gingerbread cakes, sausages, potato cakes, and baked items. Also on sale are Christmas tree decorations, candles, wooden toys, and sweets. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES : 3 Nights accommodation at the 4* Hotel Neotel Stuttgart or similar Breakfast Daily 4 Day 2nd Class German Rail Pass SUGGESTED ITINERARY: Day 1 - Arrive Stuttgart Check in at your hotel and start exploring the city. Stuttgart s Christmas market is one of the most beautiful and largest in Europe, with 300 brightly decorated stalls. With the fabulous smells of fresh pastries and gluhwein tantalising your senses you will be sure to find it! Day 2 - Stuttgart - Heidelberg - Stuttgart Travel by train to Heidelberg, a beautiful city with great medieval influence in its buildings. In its Christmas Market there are around 140 stalls, which sell lovely gifts. Perhaps you would enjoy ice skating in front of the castle or you can go to Karlsplatz - one of the most beautiful ice rinks in Germany. Return to Stuttgart in the afternoon. Day 3 - Stuttgart - Baden-Baden - Stuttgart Todays train trip takes you to the spa town of Baden-Baden with its delightful gardens and large villas. Discover Roman ruins and visit Friedrichsbad, one of the oldest thermal spas. Surrounded by the mountains of the Black Forest, the traditional Christkindelsmarkt Baden-Baden will capture you in a wintery fairy tale. The aroma of mulled wine and gingerbread guides you on your walk through more than 100 beautifully decorated stalls in Lichtentaler Allee Park. In the afternoon return to Stuttgart. Day 4 - Depart Stuttgart Before you leave, if you have enough time, you could also visit the Christmas market in Esslingen, well known for its special medieval atmosphere.
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, transfers, medical and travel insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned, entrance fees, seat reservations, Covid tests and any items of a personal nature.
3* Picturesque French Christmas Markets by train - France Package  (6 Nights)
3* Picturesque French Christmas Markets by train - France Package (6 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 13612.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-27
Depart To Date: 2021-12-25
Package Number of Nights 6
Inclusions :
Where better to soak up the Christmas spirit and enjoy that warm holiday feeling, than at a picturesque French Christmas Market The irresistible smell of gingerbread, grilled sausages, mulled wine, sugar waffles and a wide range of handmade decorations and traditional gifts from romantically illuminated wooden stalls: this and so much more awaits ... LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 2 Nights accommodation in Paris at the 3* Hotel Monterosa-Astotel or similar 2 Nights accommodatin in Colmar at the 3* Best Western Hotel Bristol or similar 2 Nights accommodation in Strasbourg at the 3* Holiday Inn Express Strasbourg Centre or similar Breakfast Daily 7 Day 2nd Class French Rail Pass HIGHLIGHTS: In Paris, Christmas markets are the opportunity to shop for Christmas. Christmas markets can be found all over the French capital, from Les Halles, Notre-Dame to Les Tuileries, as well as the impressive Christmas Village at La Defense. Visiting Colmar in winter during the Christmas markets is an absolutely magical experience! Nestling in town squares with their own special architectural features, these islands of togetherness are like the city itself: intimate and authentic. Each market is a mini-village, highlighting passionate and enthusiastic craftsmen. With its famous Christmas Tree, illuminations, pretty wooden chalets, bredele cakes and hot wine, there s always magic in the air at Strasbourg s Christmas Markets. In 2021, the Great Christmas Tree, adorned in all its finery, will be erected in Place Kleber and will once again be the key symbol of Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas this year. The whole city will be transformed into a magical and enchanted setting, to the delight of all. You ll be amazed by the warmth of the Christmas chalets dotted throughout the streets and alleyways of the illuminated city. Strasbourg, Capital of Christmas, a story that reinvents itself... and that has stood the test of time since 1570! * Enquire for optional sightseeing excursions and experiences
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, transfers, medical and travel insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned, Covid tests and any items of a personal nature.
3* French Riviera by Train - France Package (5 Nights)
3* French Riviera by Train - France Package (5 Nights)
Europe, France
Price: R 8879.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-01-05
Package Number of Nights 5
Inclusions :
Stretching from St Tropez to the French-Italian border, the Cote d Azur is one of the world s most luxurious and evocative seaside regions. From mountains to islands, sandy beaches to wooded capes, this region s natural landscape is as dazzling as the glitterati that frequent it. Some of the best places to visit along the French Riviera by train are: Antibes - a blend of cobbled streets and posh portside glamour, Cannes - known for being a celebrity playground, Eze - the jewel in the Riviera s crown, Menton - nestled between the med and the mountains and St Tropez - one of the most glamorous destinations in France. Use your rail pass and visit them all from your base in Nice! LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES : 5 Day 2nd Class French Rail Pass 5 Nights accommodation at the 3* Best Western Alba Hotel in Nice (or similar) Breakfast daily * Airfares available on request.
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights,airport taxes, transfers, visa, medical and travel insurance, drinks and mealls not mentioned, entrance fees, seat reservations, Covid tests and items of a personal nature.
3* Royal National Hotel - London Package (3 Nights)
3* Royal National Hotel - London Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 3420.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-15
Depart To Date: 2022-01-02
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Ideally located between the City, the Law Courts and West End, the Royal National Hotel is also a short walk from the British Museum, Covent Garden, Oxford Street and University College London. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 3 Nights accommodation in a double room at the Royal National Hotel Breakfast daily Complimentary WiFi Complimentary tea/coffee facilities GBP15 Visitor Oyster Card
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
4* Copthorne Tara London Kenginston - London  Package (3 Nights)
4* Copthorne Tara London Kenginston - London Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 3873.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-15
Depart To Date: 2022-01-02
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
The Copthorne Tara Hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the capital - just 3 minutes walking from High Street Kensington, located nearby the iconic Royal Albert Hall and the beautiful Kensington Palace Gardens. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 3 Nights accommodation in a double room at the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Breakfast daily Complimentary WiFi Tea/coffee making facilities GBP15 Visitor Oyster Card
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
5*  The Rubens at the Palace - London Package (3 Nights)
5* The Rubens at the Palace - London Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 11171.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-12-16
Depart To Date: 2022-01-03
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Enriching, rewarding & exceptional! Our beautifully restored historic hotel is cared for by a team who take genuine pride in delivering impeccable service and exceeding expectations at every turn. Overlooking The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace - the entrance used by the Royal family - The Rubens showcases exceptional dining journeys, and enriching and rewarding experiences, from the very first moment guests are greeted by our red-uniformed doormen... LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Return private airport transfers 3 Nights accommodation in a cosy double room Full English Breakfast daily GBP15 Visitor Oyster Card Complimentary WiFi Complimentary bottled mineral water Complimentary tea/coffee facilities Luxury Toiletries
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
4* The Chesterfield Mayfair - London Package (3 Nights)
4* The Chesterfield Mayfair - London Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 12908.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-12-16
Depart To Date: 2022-01-03
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Quintessentially British ! Our elegant Charles Street address offers a tranquil haven from the bustle outside... a place to retreat, relax and regroup. With the smart shops of Bond Street nearby and some of London s most vibrant sights - The Royal Academy, Buckingham Palace, the Royal Parks - just a short stroll away, this truly is the beating heart of Mayfair. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Return private airport transfers 3 Nights accommodation in a classic double room Full English Breakfast daily GBP15 Visitor Oyster Card Complimentary WiFi Complimentary bottled belu water Luxury Toiletries Complimentary tea/coffee facilities Ladies & gents slippers Turndown service each evening
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
4* The Montague on the Gardens - London Package (3 Nights
4* The Montague on the Gardens - London Package (3 Nights
Europe, England
Price: R 11432.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-12-16
Depart To Date: 2022-01-03
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Perfectly located for London s biggest attractions Our charming Georgian townhouse is close to Covent Garden, the West End for London s greatest theatres and the world s best shopping on Regents Street and Bond Street, with the tube just moments away and easy transport links at St Pancras International and King s Cross Railway Station. Just steps from the British Museum, we are famous for al fresco dining and wonderfully fun pop-ups. Our chic Leopard Bar offers live jazz, whilst the conservatory is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea overlooking peaceful gardens. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Return private airport transfers 3 Nights accommodation in a cosy double room Full English Breakfast daily GBP15 Visitor Oyster Card Complimentary WiFi Complimentary bottled mineral water Complimentary tea/coffee facilities Luxury Toiletries
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. Rates quoted are valid for a stay from Friday to Monday. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, Covid tests, travel or medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature.
3* Manchester United v Chelsea - English Football Package (3 Nights)
3* Manchester United v Chelsea - English Football Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 18322.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-05-14
Depart To Date: 2022-05-20
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
What a game this will be - space is limited so book soon ! Ideally situated close to Old Trafford and just a short walk to main attractions and transport. Ideally positioned next to the free 7 day city centre shuttle bus service. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES : Return Manchester airport transfers 3 Nights accommodation in a standard double room at the Premier Inn Manchester Deansgate Locks Breakfast daily 500 Club Executive seats - Block NE3426 North East Quadrant luxury padding seating - all together Access to the suite 3 hours prior to kick off and 1 hour post-match One meal from the hot food station Half-time tea and coffee Matchday program
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Terms & Conditions : Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, visas, travel and medical insurance, meals and drinks not mentioned, Covid Tests, transfers to the stadium and items of a personal nature.
3* Mercure Edinburgh City Prices Street - Scotland Package (3 Nights)
3* Mercure Edinburgh City Prices Street - Scotland Package (3 Nights)
Europe, Scotland
Price: R 4845.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-03
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
Enjoy panoramic views of Edinburgh Castle, Old Town and Princes Street Gardens from the comfortable, stylish and newly refurbished surroundings of the most centrally located Edinburgh hotel. Are you ready to explore the magnificent Scottish capital See as much as possible and hop on to our guided bus tour. Start your journey on St Andrew Square and prepare yourself for an adventurous journey all around the heart of Edinburgh. We ll take you to many great locations, all of which give Edinburgh it s character and heritage. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCUDES: 3 Nights accommodation in a standard double room at the Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Scottish Breakfast daily Tea/coffee making facilities Free WiFi Hop On Hop Off Tour of Edinburgh
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, travel and medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned, Covid Tests and any items of a personal nature.
4*Plus Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool - England Package (3 Nights)
4*Plus Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool - England Package (3 Nights)
Europe, England
Price: R 4849.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2021-11-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-03
Package Number of Nights 3
Inclusions :
A Fab Four star Liverpool hotel. Hard Days Night Hotel is the world s only Beatles inspired hotel, combining the highest quality facilities in a truly unique environment. Located at the heart of Liverpool s Beatles Quarter offering luxurious accommodation and exclusive event space with a twist. Housed in the magnificent Grade II listed Central Buildings, dating back to 1884, the beautifully restored hotel is steeped in history. All 110 rooms are individually designed around the contours of the original building and elegantly furnished with specially commissioned Beatles-inspired artwork adorning the walls. Sitting adjacent to the world famous Cavern Club where the Beatles rose to fame, and an array of the city s famous Beatles landmarks, the hotel not only offers the perfect getaway for visitors, but is much loved by art lovers, music lovers, and food lovers alike. There are places to remember, then there is the Hard Days Night Hotel. Delve into Strawberry Field and John Lennon s history in an experience where nothing is real . LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCUDES: 3 Nights accommodation in a deluxe double room at the Hard Days Night hotel English Breakfast daily Tea/coffee making facilities Complimentary Mineral Water Free WiFi Entrance to Strawberry Field
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Terms & Conditions : Valid for fully vaccinated travellers from South Africa. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, transfers, travel and medical insurance, drinks and meals not mentioned, Covid Tests and any items of a personal nature.
Russia Uncovered - 4* Russia Package (7 Nights)
Russia Uncovered - 4* Russia Package (7 Nights)
Europe, Russia
Price: R 18874.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2023-01-07
Package Number of Nights 7
Inclusions :
Uncover Russian culture, traditions and way of life by visiting three completely different cities: Europe s largest megapolis Moscow, gorgeous Saint-Petersburg with pompous baroque palaces and romantic canals and provincial Novgorod, one of Russia s oldest cities. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Private transfers throughout 2 Night stay at Arbat House Hotel (or similar) in Moscow 1 Night overnight rail in a Business Class 2 Berth compartment 4 Night stay at Demetra Art Hotel (or similar) in St Petersburg Breakfast daily English-speaking guides on all sightseeing activities Entrance fees ITINERARY : DAY 1: MOSCOW Arrival transfer to the hotel.  Rest of the day at leisure. DAY 2: MOSCOW You will be picked up by an English-speaking guide at the hotel for a Moscow City Sightseeing tour. Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation and boasts a unique architecture coupled with a rich history. This orientation tour by mini bus will offer a glimpse into some of the main landmarks such as Red Square, St. Basil Cathedral, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, the highest point of Moscow, Sparrow Hill, Arbat Street, the Novodevichy Convent and many other places of interest. This tour offers an interesting and varied introduction to this vibrant city. Transfer back to the hotel. DAY 3: OVERNIGHT TRAVEL Visit the Armoury Chamber and the Kremlin grounds and enjoy a walking tour along Arbat street and Moscow Metro tour. Transfer to the railway station for departure to Velikiy Novgorod by night train. Depart Moscow 22:20 and arrive Velikiy Novgorod at 06:24 AM  DAY 4: NOVGOROD/ST PETERSBURG Morning arrival in Novgorod where you are met by the English-speaking guide for a city tour to see the most popular attractions of Veliky Novgorod and visit Yuriev Monastery and Wooden Architecture Museum. Transfer back to the railway station to take the train to St Petersburg. On arrival transfer to the hotel. DAY 5: ST PETERSBURG Experience an exciting tour of St. Petersburg with an English-speaking guide. Visit the main attractions of the city - the Palace Square and the Hermitage, the Arrow of Vasilevsky Island, the bronze Horseman, St. Isaac s Cathedral, Nevsky Avenue, Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Mariinsky Theatre, the Smolny Cathedral, the cruiser Aurora and the Summer Garden. DAY 6: ST PETERSBURG Today, transfer to the Hermitage for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide. DAY 7: ST PETERSBURG October to April: Transfer to Catherine Palace, near Pushkin for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide. May to September:  Transfer by hydrofoil* Peterhof (Summer Palace) for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide* weather dependent DAY 8: END OF ITINERARY Check-out and departure transfer to the airport.
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Terms & Conditions : Price shown is indicative and is based on travel in low season between 12 February and 29 March2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, medical & travel insurance, Covid Tests, drinks and meals not mentioned, gratuities and any items of a personal nature.
Discover Russia - 4* Russia Package (7 Nights)
Discover Russia - 4* Russia Package (7 Nights)
Europe, Russia
Price: R 21205.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2023-01-07
Package Number of Nights 7
Inclusions :
Visit the Imperial twin cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg - learn about tragedies and triumphs, royal houses and revolutions, communist rule and capitalism and the enduring resilience of this vast nation. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Private transfers throughout 3 Night stay at Arbat House Hotel (or similar) in Moscow 4 Night stay at Demetra Art Hotel (or similar) in St Petersburg Breakfast daily Moscow Orientation Tour Walking Tour of The Kremlin and the Armoury Chamber Moscow Metro Tour and Walking Tour along Arbat Street Tretykov Gallery Business Class Rail Journey to St Petersburg St Petersburg City Tour Visit to the Hermitage Museum Visit to Catherine Palace (October to April) Visit to Peterhof Summer Palace (May to September) English-speaking guides on all sightseeing activities Entrance fees DAY 1: MOSCOW Arrival transfer to the hotel. DAY 2: MOSCOW This Moscow Orientation Tour with Private Guide will highlight to most impressive landmarks and not-to-be-missed sights around this magnificent city. Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation and boasts a unique architecture coupled with a rich history. This orientation tour by mini bus will offer a glimpse into some of the main landmarks such as Red Square, St. Basil Cathedral, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, the highest point of Moscow, Sparrow Hill, Arbat Street, the Novodevichy Convent and many other places of interest. This tour offers an interesting and varied introduction into this vibrant city. DAY 3: MOSCOW Pick up from the hotel for the Armoury Chamber and a walking tour of the Kremlin grounds, a walk along Arbat street and Moscow Metro tour. DAY 4: ST PETERSBURG Visit the Tretyakov Gallery with the English-speaking guide. Transfer to the railway station for your SAPSAN train journey from Moscow to St Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in and overnight. DAY 5: ST PETERSBURG St. Petersburg city tour with photo-stops and visit to Peter and Paul Fortress with an English-speaking guide. DAY 6: ST PETERSBURG Visit the Hermitage. It is hard to imagine a trip to Saint Petersburg without visiting one of the most famous museums worldwide - the State Hermitage. DAY 7: ST PETERSBURG October to April: Transfer to Catherine Palace, near Pushkin for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide. May to September: Transfer by hydrofoil* Peterhof (Summer Palace) for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide. *Weather dependent DAY 8: END OF ITINERARY Check-out and departure transfer to the airport.
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Terms & Conditions : Price shown is indicative and is based on travel in low season between 12 February and 29 March2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, medical & travel insurance, Covid Tests, drinks and meals not mentioned, gratuities and any items of a personal nature.
Essential Moscow City Break - 4* Russia Package (4 Nights)
Essential Moscow City Break - 4* Russia Package (4 Nights)
Europe, Russia
Price: R 9275.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2023-01-04
Package Number of Nights 4
Inclusions :
From the mighty Kremlin and glorious Armoury to the beautiful scenes of the Moscow Metro and shopping in the Arbat district, this is an experience not to be missed. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4 Night stay at Arbat House Hotel (or similar) in Moscow Breakfast daily Private transfers throughout Visit to Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Metro and Walking Tour of Arbat Street Moscow Orientation Tour Walking Tour of The Kremlin and the Armoury Chamber English-speaking guides on all sightseeing activities Entrance fees ITINERARY: DAY 1: MOSCOW Arrival in Moscow. Transfer to the hotel. Check- in and free time. DAY 2: MOSCOW Today, visit to Tretyakov Gallery, the largest depository of Russian paintings and icons. Visit the Moscow metro, the most beautiful underground transport network. Finally, take a walking tour along Arbat street, a downtown pedestrian street with a great number of souvenir Shops, street performers, restaurants and bars. DAY 3: MOSCOW Today do a tour of Moscow. The Moscow Orientation Tour with Private Guide will introduce you to some of the most impressive landmarks and not-to-be-missed sights around this magnificent city. Transfer to hotel   DAY 4: MOSCOW Take a walking tour of Moscow Kremlin grounds and the Armoury Chamber (time the visit to be specified by the guide). The Kremlin is including the UNESCO World Heritage List as a unique architectural ensemble. Visit The Armoury Chamber and admire collection of gold and silver articles, precious stones, crowns and other regalia. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.    DAY 5: END OF ITINERARY Check-out before 12h00. Transfer to the airport.
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Terms & Conditions : Price shown is indicative and is based on travel in low season between 30 April and 23 May 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, medical & travel insurance, Covid Tests, drinks and meals not mentioned, gratuities and any items of a personal nature.
Essential St Petersburg City Break - 4*  Russia Package (4 Nights)
Essential St Petersburg City Break - 4* Russia Package (4 Nights)
Europe, Russia
Price: R 10164.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2023-01-04
Package Number of Nights 4
Inclusions :
A taste of true Russian elegance. The former capital has everything from the world renowned Hermitage with its hidden treasures to the impressive Pushkin Palace, one of the most striking palaces in Europe. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4 Night stay at Demetra Art Hotel (or similar) in St Petersburg Breakfast daily Private transfers throughout Morning Tour of St Petersburg Morning Tour to the State Hermitage Museum Tour to Catherine Palace (October to April) Tour to Peterhof Summer Palace (May to September) English-speaking guides on all sightseeing activities Entrance fees ITINERARY: DAY 1: ST PETERSBURG Arrival in St. Petersburg. Transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure DAY 2: ST PETERSBURG Experience an exciting tour of St. Petersburg with an English-speaking guide. The city-Museum, where the promenades, avenues and palaces preserve the history of Russia. During this city sightseeing tour visit the main attractions of the city - the Palace Square and the Hermitage, the Arrow of Vasilevsky Island, the bronze Horseman, St. Isaac s Cathedral, Nevsky Avenue, Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Mariinsky Theatre, the Smolny Cathedral, the cruiser Aurora and the Summer Garden. DAY 3: ST PETERSBURG Start the day with a 2,5 h visit to the Hermitage. The world-renowned museum Hermitage is home to an enormous collections of masterpieces created by great masters. It is hard to imagine a trip to Saint Petersburg without visiting one of the most famous museums worldwide - the State Hermitage. DAY 4: ST PETERSBURG October to April: Transfer to Catherine Palace, near Pushkin for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide. May to September:  Transfer by hydrofoil* Peterhof (Summer Palace) for a guided tour with an English-speaking guide *Weather dependent   DAY 5: END OF ITINERARY Check-out. Transfer to the airport.
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Terms & Conditions : Price shown is indicative and is based on travel in low season between 11 January to 15 April 2022. Prices are based on a from price, per person sharing, subject to availability and currency fluctuation for international holidays. The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. High season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Group rates available on request. For Standard Terms and Conditions please refer to www.thompsons.co.za. E&OE Exclusions Flights, airport taxes, medical & travel insurance, Covid Tests, drinks and meals not mentioned, gratuities and any items of a personal nature.
Golden Ring Tour - 4* Russia Package (9 Nights)
Golden Ring Tour - 4* Russia Package (9 Nights)
Europe, Russia
Price: R 39527.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2023-01-09
Package Number of Nights 9
Inclusions :
The Golden Ring is a 700km long route around architectural and artistic riches of old Russian towns and is a most enchanting way of learning more about Russia. It goes to the north-east of Moscow and forms a circle of big and small old towns preserved their great historical and architectural wonders. This is the ancient heart of Russia as it was many centuries ago. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 3 Night stay at Arbat House Hotel (or similar) in Moscow 1 Night stay at Ring Premier Hotel (or similar) in Yaroslavl 1 Night stay at Azimut Hotel Suzdal (or similar) in Suzdal 1 Overnight rail in a Business Class 2 Berth compartment 3 Night stay at Demetra Art Hotel (or similar) in St Petersburg Breakfast daily Private transfers throughout Visit Tretykov Gallery, Moscow Metro and a walking tour along Arbat Street Walking Tour of The Kremlin and the Armoury Chamber Train Trip to Yaroslavl City Tour of Yaroslavl City Tour of Rostof Veliky and visit to Rostov Kremlin Suzdal City Tour Vladimr City Tour Tour of Sergiev Posad St Petersburg City Tour and visit to the Hermitage Museum Visit to Catherine Palace (October to April) Visit to Peterhof Summer Palace (May to September) English-speaking guides on all sightseeing activities Entrance fees ITINERARY DAY 1: MOSCOW - Arrival transfer to the hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. DAY 2: MOSCOW - Visit Tretyakov Gallery, the largest depository of Russian paintings and icons. Visit the Moscow metro, the most beautiful underground transport network and take a walking tour along Arbat street, a downtown pedestrian street with a great number of souvenir Shops, street performers, restaurants and bars. DAY 3: MOSCOW - Walking tour of Moscow Kremlin grounds and the Armoury Chamber. The Kremlin is includied on UNESCO World Heritage List as a unique architectural ensemble. Visit The Armoury Chamber and admire collection of gold and silver articles, precious stones, crowns and other regalia. Remainder of the day at leisure. DAY 4: YAROSLAVL - Depart to Yaroslavl by day train. Yaroslavl is a city with rich history of more than 1000 years. It started with a small wooden fortress on a territory belonging to Rostov in the early 12th century. After several fires, the original wooden town was totally rebuilt in stone, and by the 16th century Yaroslavl became the second largest city in Russia. See all the landmarks representing the development of Russian architecture from the 16th to 18th centuries: Annunciation Cathedral, the Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Saviour, Holy Gate, Church of Elijah the Prophet and many others. Transfer from Yaroslavl to Kostroma to do the City Tour and visit Patiev Monstery. Kostroma is a majestic old town - one of the major spots on the Golden Ring route. Thoroughly preserved medieval architecture of the historical centre of the town, enchanting legends and stories about every sight in town, stunning landscapes and local colour certainly will captivate you. Overnight Yaroslavl. DAY 5: SUZDAL - City Tour of Rostof Veliky and visit of Rostov Kremlin - a majestic ensemble with Assumption Cathedral, the 5 churches, and the complex of residential buildings. See the Epiphany monastery of Abraham, beautifully located on the shore of lake Nero, Spaso- Yakovlevskiy Monastery, that holds the miraculous relics. Transfer to Suzdal - admire the Nativity of Virgin Mary Cathedral, The Archbishops Chambers, and museums and visit tthe open-air Museum including wooden construction from Vladimir Region. Overnight at AZUMUT Hotel Suzdal or similar. DAY 6: OVERNIGHT TRAVEL - Transfer to Vladimir. Enjoy a guided tour to experience one of the oldest cities in Russia. Bogolyubovo Village is situated on the outskirts of Vladimir city. On this tour enjoy the architectural ensemble of 1158, which began the construction of the city and visit the Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, probably one of the most beautiful in Russia, with its perfect shape and exterior decoration. Transfer to Sergiev Posad. Discover The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, a unique monastery complex and the spiritual centre of Russian Orthodox Christianity before embarking the train in Yoroslavi for the overnight journey to St Petersburg. DAY 7: ST PETERSBURG - Early morning arrival in St Petersburg. Transfer to hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. DAY 8: ST PETERSBURG - St. Petersburg city tour with photo-stops and visit to Peter and Paul Fortress with an English-speaking guide. Also visit the Hermitage. DAY 9: ST PETERSBURG - Tour to Pushkin and Catherine palace. (For the period May - September tour to Peterhof Palace and Park instead (one way by hydrofoil).) DAY 10: END OF ITINERARY - Transfer to airport for departure.
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3* Best of Ireland - Self Drive - Ireland Package  (7 Nights)
3* Best of Ireland - Self Drive - Ireland Package (7 Nights)
Europe, Ireland
Price: R 11377.00 (taxes included)
Depart From Date: 2022-01-01
Depart To Date: 2022-04-07
Package Number of Nights 7
Inclusions :
Famous cities, sights, historical locations, varying accents and dialects, stunning scenery, cosy pubs, haunting music, humorous and friendly locals - all accompanied by Ireland s gloriously unpredictable weather! This Best of Ireland self-drive itinerary is the perfect way to experience the beautiful Emerald Isles. LAND ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES: 7 Nights accommodation in 3/4* Hotels on a bed and Irish Breakfast basis - 1 Night in Co. Dublin Hotel outside city centre (Maldron Newlands Cross or similar) - 2 Nights in Co. Galway Hotel (Leenane Hotel or similar) - 2 Nights in Co. Kerry Hotel (Killarney Court Hotel or similar) - 1 Night in Co. Cork Hotel (Blarney Woollen Mills Hotell or similar) - 1 Night in Co. Dublin outside city centre (Maldron Newlands Cross Hotel or similar) 8 Days Car Hire - Vauxhall Isignia Automatic or similar Unlimited mileage All taxes & fees 1 Additional driver Damage Waiver ITINERARY : DAY 1: DUBLIN Arrive in Dublin. Take in the attractions of Europe s most popular city. Don t miss Trinity College, the Book of Kells, the National Museum, the National Gallery and trendy Temple Bar. Overnight in Co. Dublin. DAY 2: DUBLIN - CONNEMARA Spend the morning walking around Dublin, including St. Patrick s Cathedral, Christchurch, Dublin Castle, the Irish Whiskey Centre and the Guinness Storehouse. Leaving Dublin travel via Clonmacnoise (a monastic site overlooking the River Shannon. Arrive in Galway where you can visit the Galway Crystal Factory, the Spanish Arch and Galway s Cathedral. Overnight in Co. Galway. DAY 3: CONNEMARA Spend a full day touring the unspoilt area of Connemara. Highlights of this magical region include Clifden, the Sky Road, Roundstone, Killary Harbour, the Connemara National Park, Kylemore Abbey and the Maam Valley. Irish is still spoken in many parts of this area. Overnight in Co. Galway. DAY 4: CONNEMARA - KILLARNEY An early morning start to catch the spectacular Cliffs of Moher — which fall 200m steeply into Atlantic ocean. Pass through the haunting area of the Burren - a leftover from the last glacial period, visiting Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, where one can stop for a pint of stout at Durty Nellies. Continue on to Adare Village before arriving in Killarney. In the afternoon stroll around Muckross House and Gardens where the nineteenth century Victorian mansion is set against the stunning beauty of Killarney Lakes and National Park. Overnight in Co. Kerry. DAY 5: RING OF KERRY A full day tour of the famous Ring of Kerry. The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland s most scenic touring routes. At 110 miles long, it circles the awe-inspiring Iveragh Peninsula. You ll feel as if you have moved into nature s mystic arena, and truly you have, as you pass between soft mountains, through forest glades, around bogs, rivers, lakes and pristine beaches. The road between the magnificent MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountains presents secret passes and valleys dotted along the fabled shores of Dingle and Kenmare Bays. Overnight in Co. Kerry. DAY 6: KILLARNEY - CORK Drive to Cork, Ireland s second city. One must visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone followed by a browse in the Woollen Mills. Either head for Kinsale or explore the Jameson Heritage Centre and finally before the end of the evening see the Shandon Bells and the Cork City Goal. Overnight in Co. Cork. DAY 7: CORK - DUBLIN Head for Cashel where you will catch sight of its Rock. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on a rocky outcrop of limestone, looming above the town of Cashel, County Tipperary. There is a 12th Century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century castle and the Hall of the Vicars. In the afternoon stop in medieval Kilkenny. Take time to visit Kilkenny Castle and the Kilkenny Design Centre before making your final journey back to Dublin. Overnight in Co. Dublin/Co. Wicklow. DAY 8: DUBLIN (DEPARTURE) Morning at leisure to either shop for those souvenirs on Grafton Street or spend a few hours taking in more of all the wealth of attractions that you may have missed earlier. Depart for Dublin Airport.
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