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Make Thompsons Holidays your next career choice.

Thompsons Holidays is the largest travel wholesaler in South Africa with 39 years of experience in delivering the best quality holidays at affordable prices. Our team of Travel Advisers are well trained travel specialists and respected by the travel industry. Join our highly motivated team in this fun industry and soon you will writing your own salary cheque and have the chance to travel to exotic destinations around the world.

Thompsons Holidays is committed to developing  travel sales specialists who have a passion for selling holiday packages, are self-motivated, creative and goal driven with exceptional communication ability and good global travel and tourism product and geographical knowledge.  An accredited travel and tourism certificate and GDS certificate will be an advantage.

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Our current positions:

Product & Contracting Executive

Product Development - Johannesburg

Regional Manager

Thompsons Holidays - Cape Town

Graphic Designer – Creative specialist

Marketing - Johannesburg

Contract & Rates Administrator

Thompsons Holidays – Operations, Shared Services - Johannesburg

Intermediate to Senior Travel Advisors

Reservations - JNB, DUR & CPT

What is it like working at Thompsons?


"Family, Love, Trust, Pride – this is why I live and breathe Thompsons Holidays – its core values inspire me to be the best I can be." - Kuben Moodley

Over the past 13 years I have acquired invaluable experience, not only in the work place, but in travelling the world. My achievements come with great rewards and I have been privileged to travel to many countries around the world including the USA.  Thompsons encourages growth through training and mentorship programmes to acquire knowledge and skills. I love what I do and I love working for Thompsons Holidays! - Ravi Lee Loff

For the past 12 years I have been part of the Thompsons Family. I have been lucky enough to experience and travel to places around the world, some that I could only dream of but Thompsons made it a reality. I wake up in the morning with determination to achieve my goals and go to bed with satisfaction that I have done the best I can do. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.- Steve Jobs - Janique Barbosa

I have been privileged to be employed by Thompsons Holidays for the past six years. It took me on an amazing journey of travelling abroad, being trained by a dynamic management team and various experts in the Travelling Industry. The values of the company has a great influence on my career.They have treated me with consideration and respect at all times. I believe that I have a great future with Thompsons and will always represent the company with dignity and in a positive light. - Ryno Claassens

Fun, dynamic, people centric, family oriented & the best tour operator in the industry” 11 years strong and every days holds exciting challenges & new opportunities.    - Nicole Yamawaki

Thompsons is my travel family.  We are passionate, work hard, and still manage to have fun!  I am serious about my career and I am in the industry to travel and pass my travel experiences on to others to make dreams come true.  I love that we sell “the world” and get to experience these exciting destinations.  I love my job and am so proud to say I work at Thompsons. - Candace Ash

Working at Thompson’s is a great pleasure for me. I am surrounded by a diverse team; all intelligent and friendly people. The company offers many growth and development opportunities and a chance to learn how to think outside the box and always find new ways to achieve the best results. This is exactly the working environment in which people can develop and make a difference! - Zinhle Mapumulo

I’ve been at Thompsons Holidays for 4 years, and during my years  I am grateful to be apart the “Thompsons Family” I’ve grown in experience, changed career direction and had the opportunity to travel and visits places that I never imagined  I would. I look forward to the years ahead and future success. - Roxann Manning

I have been working at Thompsons for a little under three years now. Within that time I have met some incredible people, made some lifelong friends and have been to some amazing places. The thing that I love most about working here is the vibe. We are more of a family than just a team of colleagues and we have so much fun working together towards the greater good that sometimes it doesn’t even feel like work. - Tyron Watson

Thompsons Holidays is more than just a company or a job for me. It is a brand that I believe in and I have progressed and experienced so much thanks to Thomspons Holidays and the support I have been given to grow my career. Being empowered to use our skills, travel and meet industry friends makes coming to work worthwhile. I have been at Thompsons for more than 15 years and I never get bored as there is always something challenging happening, changes to improve and every day you’re coming across new learning opportunities. What I enjoy most about working for Thompsons is the people I work with as the energy and the drive of the people has always inspired me. It is nothing like the corporate world, its like family.  - Trudie Jacobs

Thompsons Holidays is a great company to work for, they truly invest in their staff and they definitely invested in me and I’d like to think I rose to the challenge. The company has provides us endless opportunities to travel to destination we could only dream off in the past. I truly look up to our CEO and managers as they set great examples. They have established a work environment and culture which is truly inspirational. Having had a really good mentor Trudie Jacobs  whom has taken  me under her wing and thanks to her, today I know what I know about the industry. It has been an absolute honour and privilege to work for Thompsons Holidays for the past 3 years and look forward to many more.  - Charity Mbeki