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*Save 10% on the cost of your tour (excluding flights), applicable on NEW bookings made between 01 to 30 April 2017 on all tours departing in 2017 subject to availability. Offers not combinable with any other offer. Discount applies to basic tour price, excluding flights or other optional extras/supplements. Other restrictions may apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. 10% discount will be applied at the time of booking.


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From train to tour!

Thomas Cook organised his first trip in July of 1841, a rail journey that carried roughly 500 passengers a distance of 20 kilometres and back for the price of one shilling. He started out arranging short train trips for people attending meetings, temperance societies and Sunday schools. He was religious and his mission was philanthropic at first.  His excursions became more ambitious, and he was taken on to help transport workers from Yorkshire and the Midlands travelling to London to visit the Great Exhibition of 1851.

In 1855 he took his first groups overseas, personally conducting two parties from Harwich to Antwerp, then on to Brussels, Cologne, Heidelberg, Strasbourg and, finally, to Paris for the International Exhibition.
Later he ventured to North America and Egypt and then, in 1872, he led his first world tour covering more than 25,000 miles. Even then you could have called him “Europe’s ambassador” for creating inclusive tour packages and catering towards those seeking travel all over the world.

Since then Thomas Cook Tours have introduced countless holidaymakers to the pleasure of travel, and are synonymous not only with the best destinations and highest service levels, but also with exceptional value for money. We remain true to our heritage.


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**Offer Terms and Conditions: Price based on 2 adults sharing, 6 day Magical Christmas Markets Tour in Austria (excluding flights), on selected dates in Nov/Dec 2017. Price includes 10% saving. Price is subject to change and tours are subject to availability and minimum numbers may apply.

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