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About Us

Thompsons Holidays
Thompsons Holidays is the leading South African travel wholesaler catering primarily to leisure travellers based in Southern Africa. Thompsons Holidays has over 40 years of expertise in providing the finest, carefully selected collection of holidays to the most sought after destinations. With our local knowledge of destinations, consumers are assured of receiving unrivalled deals, unbeatable added values and the finest quality at each destination. This is paired with appealing bonus benefits which range from price guarantees to convenience enhancing travel packs and a vast, enticing array of  top-up options unique to every destination. Additionally, holidays requiring in-depth knowledge and experience such as cruising, sports travel, escorted tours and self-drive tours are handled by specialists within the company.

Thompsons Holidays is a member of the family-owned international travel group, The Travel Corporation, renowned and trusted for outstanding quality, service excellence, value, reliability and financial stability.

TreadRight is a non-profit organisation dedicated to support communities to preserve their traditions for future generations.

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Working with us
Interested in a career with Thompsons Holidays? If you have a recognised tertiary qualification, industry experience or very passionate about travel, please visit our careers page to view our latest job offers
Booking a Thompsons Holiday
You can book a Thompsons Holiday through your nearest reputable and ASATA Travel Agency or through Thompsons for Travel at 0861 846 677

Thompsons Holidays is ASATA & IATA accredited

Thompsons Holidays Groups and Incentives
With 40 years of experience and knowledgeable Group Travel Advisor Specialists,  this division specialises in organising tailor-made packages for groups, meetings, large events, incentive travel, conferences, special events, weddings and meetings– all with a personalised touch, ensuring the client’s needs are enhanced and fulfilled.  
Thompsons For Travel
With over 40 years of experience in organising unforgettable holidays, Thompsons For Travel is a proudly South African, trusted travel brand offering you incredible travel specials, exceptional personalised service and extensive knowledge of travel destinations. Whether you want a short break or a multi-destination itinerary, we are the experts.

Thompsons For Travel is a vibrant retail travel agency with offices in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Our mission is to offer the finest holidays based on our expertise, passion, efficiency, and knowledge and service excellence.
We excel in understanding all our customers wants and needs  and strive to offer exceptional service, professional assistance and the finest committed staff
In addition to this recognised association with superior quality and value for money, Thompsons is also synonymous with the highest levels of service.
This is achieved through our experienced team who benefit from on-going training.
We have served the SA public for over 41 years
We have a wealth of knowledge with 24 consultants who have collectively travelled to 124 countries with 290 years of travel experience
IATA / ASATA registered for financial peace of mind
Part of The Travel Corporation and Cullinan Holdings Groups
Thompsons For Travel is part of Cullinan Holdings LTD , the foremost Travel and Leisure Company in Southern Africa. Established in 1901, Cullinan entered into the Travel Industry in 1998 with the acquisition of the Thompsons Group of Companies, including Thompsons Holidays, Thompsons Africa, Thompsons For Travel and Thompsons Touring & Safaris.
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