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We’ve travelled across the globe to bring our travellers the best holidays. Read all about our trips and journey with us to discover new places and revisit popular destinations. Our blogs cover everything from destination inspiration and worldwide events, to new hotels that we offer as part of our holiday packages, and other newsworthy information to keep you up to date with what’s happening in the travel world. Be sure to bookmark this page as we update it regularly. 

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Local, South Africa

Easter Weekend Getaways in South Africa

With Easter around the corner explore some of the fantastic South Africa holiday packages we have and start planning your getaway.

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Bucket List, Destinations, Travel Tips

Thompsons Beach Island Holiday Destinations for 2020

We've curated a list of the best beach holidays in 2020 just for you to help you decide where your next beach holiday destination will be. 

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Destinations, Travel Tips

Greek Island Hopping

With Greece hosting a variety of islands, we've made it easier for you by listing a few of our favourite beautiful islands to visit on your next Greece Holiday.

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Destinations

Experience a holiday in the Maldives

The Maldives is a collection of some of the most exquisite and sought after islands in the world. Here's what you can experience on a holiday in Maldives.

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Sustainability

Sustainable and Responsible Travel

If you want to travel guilt free, here are some of the go-to green destinations that do their bit with Eco-travel.

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Thompsons

Stronger Together

The World Cup Final has finally arrived as our green and gold boys take on England in the highly anticipated 2019 Rugby World Cup Final!

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Destinations

Reunion: Expect the Unexpected

Expect the unexpected when exploring Reunion. With adventure being a key experience, unexpected beauty might just take your breath away. 

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Thompsons, Travel Agents

ASATA Peace of Mind

Thompsons Holidays is an active tour operator member of the Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) and is committed to offering customers professional service, ethical conduct and trustworthy behaviour.

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Destinations, Thailand

Thailand: Something for Everyone

Thailand offers a wealth of experiences. Find something for everyone with these activities. 

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Destinations, Thailand, Travel Tips

Thailand's Best Kept Secret

We've found Thailand's best kept secret to make your experience in Thailand that much more. What could it be?

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Sustainability

Islands Around the World Go Green

In a fight to combat Climate Change, many Islands Around the World Go Green. See how they plan on implementing the changes.

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Thompsons, Travel News

Congratulations are in order

Congratulations to The Red Carnation Hotel Collection - owned by the Tollman family - placed second in the latest top 20 Hotel Brands in the World according to Travel and Leisure magazine.

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