Catholic Central Europe with Oberammergau 2020

 Catholic Central Europe with Oberammergau 2020SPECIAL OBERAMMERGAU ITINERARY
In Oberammergau enjoy the once-in-a-decade Passion Play performance. The play is from 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm and includes a 3-hour intermission for dinner. The play portrays the Passion of Christ—from his entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection. The play usually consists of 2,000 actors, singers, musicians, and technicians—all of which are residents of Oberammergau. Please note, the play is conducted in German with booklets provided in other languages.
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5* Legend Golf & Safari Resort – Entabeni Safari Conservancy

What's Included

  • 2 Nights accommodation at the 5* Legend Golf & Safari Resort
  • BONUS:
  • 10% discount on spa treatments
  • Complimentary use of the Mountain Bikes (2 hours per day)
  • Complimentary bucket of golf balls on the driving range or a free round of putt-putt
Duration: 2 Nights
Travel Dates: 1 May – 31 Oct 2018
Offer Ends: 31 Oct 2018
Ref: TH2027006
Departs from: Johannesburg

2 nights from only
R2 455 per person sharing

The Legend Golf & Safari Resort is situated within the Big Five Entabeni Safari Conservancy in the malaria-free, Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province of South Africa, just a two and a half hour drive or a 35 minute flight from Johannesburg. Exceptional accommodation, comprising 230 Resort Suites, is complemented by various Dining Venues, Golf Courses, Golf Academy, Extreme 19th Hole, guided Game Drives in Entabeni Safari Conservancy, Wildlife & Cultural Centre-home to our white lions, disease-free buffalo and Pedi village, helicopter flights, health spa, hair salon, recreational facilities and conference and banqueting facilities.Free Wi – Fi in public areas.

NB – Please take note: No children under the age of 6 years will be permitted on game drives, this applies to both group and private game drives. No exceptions will be made.

Children must be under parental supervision at all times.

Check In: 12:00 Check out: 12:00

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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

4* Shishangeni Private Lodge – Kruger National Park

What's Included

  • 2 Nights accommodation at the 4* Shishangeni Private Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily
  • BONUS:
  • 2 Game drives daily
  • Snacks and beverages in the park
Duration: 2 Nights
Travel Dates: 10 Jul – 30 Sep 2018
Offer Ends: 30 Sep 2018
Ref: TH2164920
Departs from: Johannesburg

2 nights from only
R8 469 per person sharing

Shishangeni is legendary when it comes to experiencing unforgettable African safaris that evoke mystery, wonder and above all else, adventure!. Situated on a 15,000 hectare private concession of the world-renowned Kruger National Park, this legendary wildlife reserve has the deserved reputation for showcasing some of the finest game viewing on the continent. Enjoy early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’ with an expert guide. Afterwards, return to camp to share your stories while you dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky. Enjoy vivid storytelling by the local community including rituals that are still enacted today. 22 individual chalets accommodating 44 guests, all luxuriously appointed with a private game-viewing deck, fireplace, outdoor shower and sitting area. Inter-leading rooms for families and mini bar are available upon request. NOTE: Late entries will be allowed into Shishangeni Private camp through the SAN Parks Entry Gates( Kruger National Park). The SAN Parks gates times must be adhered to and all guests need to be through the Shishangeni Main Gates, before the standard closure of 18h00. Shishangeni Private Game Lodge offers 2 complimentary Game drives / nights stay. The first drive in the afternoon takes place at 16h00, and the second drive taking place early the next morning. Should guests not arrive in time for this drive, they will need to wait for the morning drive or the afternoon drive the following day.

Please ensure that you comply with the Kruger National Park Gate Times, once the gates have closed access will be denied.
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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance. Park entrance fees. Gate fees of approximately R74.00 per person per night payable directly at the Gate.

4* Chobe Safari Lodge – Botswana

What's Included

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone including airline levy
  • Return airport to lodge transfers
  • 2 Nights accommodation at the 4* Chobe Safari Lodge
  • 1 Game drive per person per stay
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Bonus:
  • Boat Cruise
Duration: 2 Nights
Travel Dates: 16 May – 31 Dec 2018
Offer Ends: 31 Dec 2018
Ref: TH2072798
Departs from: Johannesburg

2 nights from only
R10 599 per person sharing

Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park. Close proximity to Victoria Falls International Airport, Livingstone International Airport and Kasane International Airport. Right on our doorstep is the meeting of four African countries: Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Chobe Safari Lodge offers an excellent getaway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls or Caprivi.All the rooms have superb views over the Chobe River. All are en-suite with deep baths, air conditioning, satellite television, telephone and tea & coffee making facilities. The rondavels along the river bank are air conditioned with separate en-suite bathrooms and DSTV. The lodge has a pool, river, bar, beauty salon and Wi-Fi. Meals are served in the restaurant or on the pool deck overlooking the river.Game drives in open safari vehicles into Chobe National Park and sunset boat Cruises on the Chobe River can be arranged through the Chobe Safari Lodge at an additional cost.

Complimentary return transfers from Kasane Airport are included.

Check In: 12:00 Check out: 12:00

Each of the rooms blends modern comforts, walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, toiletries, safe, tea & coffee making facilities, air conditioning and satellite TV.

There are a variety of amenities on offer to guests, includes, library, swimming pool, gym, health spa, concierge, foreign exchange desk, all day dining and a lounge bar. Complimentary transfers from the hotel to Dubai Airport.

The Park Café & Grill has been designed with the world traveller in mind. With a menu full of international favourites – from Far East fusion to continental grills, mouth-watering desserts are freshly prepared – this is the venue for business breakfasts, power lunches or late-night suppers. Also serves a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. The Cheers Pub is the perfect cocktail lounge and wine bar. The Deli takes its theme from the great delicatessens of New York with a range of freshly made cakes, sandwiches and salads.

Check in 14h00

Check out 12h00

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.

Park fees, beverages, laundry, telephone. All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

3* Arabian Park Hotel – Dubai

What's Included

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Dubai including airline levy
  • Return airport to hotel transfers
  • 5 Nights' accommodation at the 3* Arabian Park Hotel in a Classic King room
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 Day IMG World Adventure Ticket Only
Duration: 5 Nights
Travel Dates: 1 Nov 2018 – 31 Mar 2019
Offer Ends: 31 Mar 2019
Ref: TH2166504
Departs from: Johannesburg

5 nights from only
R10 565 per person sharing

Looking for a budget hotel in Dubai without compromising on the comfort? Look no further! Arabian Park Hotel is the best 3 star hotel in Dubai that offers affordable luxury. Just 10 minutes from Dubai International Airport and a short drive to Dubai World Trade Centre, Financial Centre & Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Each of the rooms blends modern comforts, walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, toiletries, safe, tea & coffee making facilities, air conditioning and satellite TV.

There are a variety of amenities on offer to guests, includes, library, swimming pool, gym, health spa, concierge, foreign exchange desk, all day dining and a lounge bar. Complimentary transfers from the hotel to Dubai Airport.

The Park Café & Grill has been designed with the world traveller in mind. With a menu full of international favourites – from Far East fusion to continental grills, mouth-watering desserts are freshly prepared – this is the venue for business breakfasts, power lunches or late-night suppers. Also serves a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. The Cheers Pub is the perfect cocktail lounge and wine bar. The Deli takes its theme from the great delicatessens of New York with a range of freshly made cakes, sandwiches and salads.

Check in 14h00

Check out 12h00

High season hotel and airfare supplements apply during peak season
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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance. 

  • DAY 1
    • Flight: Ethiopian Airlines
    • Transport: Seat In Coach Transfers – Dubai
    • Accommodation: Arabian Park Hotel
     
  • DAY 2
    • Accommodation: Arabian Park Hotel
    • Ticket/Passes: IMG World of Adventure – Ticket Only
     
  • DAY 3-5
    • Accommodation: Arabian Park Hotel
     
  • DAY 6
    • Transport: Seat In Coach Transfers – Dubai

3* Pax Opera Hotel – Paris

What's Included

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Paris including airline levy
  • Return airport to hotel transfers
  • 4 Nights' accommodation at the 3* Pax Opera Hotel
  • BONUS:
  • Half day Versailles morning tour including a guide
  • Paris Visite Travel card including bus & metro transport to central zones of Paris (excluding airport, Disneyland Paris & Versailles)
Duration: 4 Nights
Travel Dates: 1 Jul – 30 Sep 2018
Offer Ends: 30 Sep 2018
Ref: TH2037528
Departs from: Johannesburg

4 nights from only
R17 793 per person sharing

Hotel Pax Opera is a charming 3-star hotel located on 47 Trevise Street, in the heart of the 9th district of Paris. The hotel is close to Charles de Gaulle Airport, Stade de France, Montmartre, the Champs Elysees, the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame-de-Paris cathedral. The Arch of Triumph and the Eiffel Tower are reachable by the metro station. The hotel features spacious guest rooms with modern amenities, LCD TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, hair dryers. The reception offers concierge services, which enables you to reserve all your excursions, restaurants, shows taxis. This lively area offers many restaurants and trendy bars of the St Martin canal.

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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance. French Visa.

  • DAY 1
    • Flight: Emirates
     
  • DAY 2
    • Transport: Parishuttle Private Transfers – 3 Seater
    • Accommodation: Hotel Pax Opera 3*
    • Ticket/Passes: Paris Visite Travel Card
     
  • DAY 3
    • Accommodation: Hotel Pax Opera 3*
     
  • DAY 4
    • Accommodation: Hotel Pax Opera 3*
    • Sightseeing: Paris City Vision – Versailles with Guide + Paris
     
  • DAY 5
    • Accommodation: Hotel Pax Opera 3*
     
  • DAY 6
    • Transport: Parishuttle Private Transfers – 3 Seater

4* Row NYC Hotel – New York

What's Included

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to New York including airline levy
  • Return airport to hotel transfers
  • 3 Nights' accommodation at the 4* Row NYC Hotel
  • BONUS:
  • 1 Day New York pass
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Free night in Abu Dhabi
Duration: 3 Nights
Travel Dates: 1 Sep 2018 – 31 Mar 2019
Offer Ends: 30 Nov 2018
Ref: TH2058086
Departs from: Johannesburg

3 nights from only
R17 948 per person sharing

NEW YORK: The Row NYC hotel has pioneered a new era of individuality among Times Square hotels by meeting NYC’s signature urban grit with grandeur. Row NYC transforms your stay into a completely contemporary experience – with a front row view to Times Square that’s truly incomparable. Outside the hotel, guests have access to anything and everything Times Square has to offer – 24/7. Inside, the Row NYC is a medley of inspired New York City amenities.

High season airfare supplement applies during school holidays
STPC valid from 01 to 30 September 2018
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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

Esplanade Self Catering Apartments – Mauritius

Mauritius Esplanade Tamarin Hotel

What's Included

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius on Air Mauritius including airline levy
  • Return seat in coach airport to hotel transfers
  • 7 Nights accommodation Esplanade - For 6 Guests in a 3 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
  • Room Only
  • Bonus
  • Selected items and consumables upon arrival free of charge
  • Free wifi
  • Housekeeping 6 times a week
  • Business Class Lounge access when travelling in Economy Class from OR Tambo, King Shaka International Airport and Cape Town International Airport
  • Travellers can take on 2 PC Luggage 2 x 20KG in Economy and 2 x32 KG in Business Class (the extra 3KG no longer applies)
Duration: 7 Nights
Travel Dates: 16 Aug – 23 Sep 2018
Offer Ends: 23 Sep 2018
Ref: TH2168183
Departs from: Johannesburg

7 nights from only
R10 917 per person sharing


Located in the center of Black-River, Esplanade’s location offers everything from local shops and restaurants to the privacy of a very beautiful beachfront. The apartments feature air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms, 32 LCD television, DVD player, free Wi-Fi internet access and an iPod docking station. The infinity pool is surrounded by a deck, comfy loungers, and umbrellas where you can enjoy views of the sea and even Le Morne Mountain. The Esplanade is suitable for families and couples.

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.

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

Tour of Port Louis.

Discover the capital, full of contrast and feisty suburbs. Enjoy an exceptional tour followed by leisure shopping at Caudan & Port Louis Waterfront & Port Louis Central Market

Paul & Virginie.

Mauritius would not be the same without the greatest love story of all times. Take a journey back to the time of Paul & Virginie and to the Pamplemousses Gardens, known worldwide for its large collection of indigenous and exotic plants.

North Tour.

Explore the magical island of Mauritius. Highlights: Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, La Citadelle, Camps de Mars, Port Louis Cathedral, Port Louis Central Market, Caudan Waterfront, Cap Malheureux, Kaylasson Temple

1001 Fragrances & Colours (Tea Route) Tour.

The succession of fragrances and the contrast of a multitude of colors enrich this outing which alternates between the past and the present. Including entrance fees and lunch.

Catamaran Cruising.

Don’t miss the opportunity to relax, bask in the hot tropical sun and admire the beauties of the island of Mauritius, from a perfect vantage point. Catamaran cruises are available from various points on the Island. Whether in the South, North, East or West – it is your choice.

Ile des Deux Cocos.

Experience real tropical luxury, fringed by clean white sandy beaches and on the north part is the Blue Bay Maritime Reserve, one of the best places for snorkeling in Mauritius, with superb corals and a wonderful array of brightly colored tropical fish.

Ile aux Cerfs.

This is one of the most popular destinations for tourists who visit Mauritius in search of the tropical landscapes of their dreams. Ile aux Cerfs is an invitation to relax, a unique tropical environment with brilliant beaches of white sand and warm turquoise waters.

Rum Tour.

Rhumerie de Chamarel welcomes guests for an all-encompassing experience from a guided visit of the distillery to the rum tasting of “Rum of Chamarel” an eco-friendly agricultural rum.

Quatre Bornes Flea Market.

Enjoy the atmosphere that changed a small city on the island. The Market of Quatre-Bournes is the only place where you will find all types of clothing and household linens at an affordable price for all budgets.

Seakarting.

Experience this new adventure with the world exclusive Seakart. FUN ADVENTURE offers the possibility, of discovering the beauty of Mauritian Lagoons, while riding your own Seakart.

Esplanade Tamarin Mauritius Pool