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Ooh La LA! Dream a French destination on your doorstep…

Date: October 10, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
What’s not to love about France? With its culture, its passion and its beauty, it’s true that France is on almost everyone’s bucket list. But, for us, South Africans, travelling to France also means a long and expensive pl...
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Why take your next holiday in South Africa?

Date: September 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
We live in a beautiful country with diverse regions that range from semi-desert to lush tropical forests, from wide beaches and warm oceans to world famous game parks with an abundance of wildlife. South Africa has often been aptly describe...
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Seychelles

Date: September 13, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean. ...
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Abu Dhabi’s Big Five

Date: August 11, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
The allure of Africa’s Big Five draws thousands of tourists to Africa hoping to witness a lion kill, see a leopard lazing in the broad branches of a tree or watching a herd of elephants trampling their way through the African bush. Ha...
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South America – beyond Rio

Date: July 15, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Rio de Janeiro is without doubt the best known city in South America and this fame makes it a magnet for visitors to the continent. The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer on Mount Corcovado, wide beaches filled with tanned beauties, a mou...
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Thailand is not just Phuket

Date: July 4, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Mention the word Thailand and almost immediately the conversation turns to Phuket – even by those who have not yet visited Thailand. No doubt their friends have been there. But Thailand is not just Phuket....
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Visiting Victoria Falls?

Date: June 7, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
A must do experience for all visitors to the Victoria Falls - The Boma. Tantalising aromas of local dishes and game meat on the barbeque fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the surrounding forest and the night skies. Diners...
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Reasons to love Reunion

Date: May 30, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
An island of many contrasts, from dense rainforest to the arid lands that resemble mars, Reunion Island is truly a gem that has yet to be fully explored! ...
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To cruise or not to cruise?

Date: May 19, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
There are few things more romantic than sailing away with your partner into a golden sunset. Read why we think Cruising could be your best option for a memorable vacation......
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Preparing for Abu Dhabi

Date: March 31, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Planning a trip to Abu Dhabi and wondering how to prepare and pack for your trip? Here is how you can make it as smooth and seamless as possible...
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5 Value for Money destinations for South Africans

Date: February 25, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
5 Value for Money destinations for South Africans -We’ve selected a few of the destinations that will offer you best value for your travel buck...
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Always Be Travel Ready

Date: January 22, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
We mostly go on holiday to relax, unwind and get away from stress. However, if not arranged well, your holiday could end up disastrous and stressful.  Not having certain travel documents, insufficient funds unpreparedness can cause you...
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How to stick to your travel goals

Date: January 14, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Most of us always set a resolution to travel more every new year. But with the economic challenges and work commitments, sticking to this resolution becomes more difficult. Here are some tips for ensuring that you stick to your travel goals...
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Be safe at the beach

Date: December 27, 2015
Category: Travel Insights
If you will be visiting the beach this summer don’t take anything for granted. Always respect Mother Nature and make sure that everyone is safe in and out of water. If you are with kids, stay with them and be on the lookout all t...
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Thompsons FAQ's

Date: October 14, 2015
Category: Travel Insights
We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions on our products, payment options and pooking terms. This also includes a glossary of travel terms....
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Travel by train in Europe

Date: October 7, 2015
Category: Travel Insights
Airports are usually far from cities and getting there is expensive. On arrival there are onerous security checks and often long queues to check in. You need to allow at least 3 hours to check in for a flight. Once you arrive at your d...
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Keep your phone bill low while on holiday

Date: July 23, 2015
Category: Travel Insights
We all want to use our mobile phones seamlessly between boarders, but no one wants a heavy cell phone bill after an awesome holiday.  So here are a few tips to keep you out of trouble....
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