Fantastic holidays don’t have to be expensive. Thomas Cook Airlines offers a variety of low-cost flights and packages to suit every budget, all year round. Whether you’re dreaming of soaking up the Caribbean sun, getting a cultural fix in Europe, or riding across the desert dunes of Egypt, a Thomas Cook flight will have you on your way without breaking the bank. We’ve got cheap flights to balmy destinations across the world – all those places that you dream about year-round. Or, if you want to make the most of your winter holiday then we fly straight into top ski destinations like Grenoble, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Geneva where you’ll be hitting the crisp twinkling snow in no time.
Flights with Thomas Cook Airlines take you straight from the UK to over 50 of the world’s most popular destinations - from Almeria to Zante. The world’s on offer and it’s high time you made the most of it. After all, what are you waiting for?
As the largest ski resort in the Alps, you’re in for some serious snow-filled fun in this picturesque village. There are plenty of sporting events during summer and winter - as well as world-class Olympic facilities.
If you’re a fan of The Sound of Music, then you’ll recognise plenty of the sights in Salzburg. Music is steeped in the history of the city – it’s also the birthplace of Mozart.
Party-loving Ibiza is a clubber’s dream come true, with the world’s biggest DJs playing throughout the year at famous names like Pacha, Space, Amnesia and Ushuaia. Dance the night away then recover on one of the beautiful beaches!
The largest of the Balearic Islands, Majorca is all about sugar-soft beaches and clear warm waters. There are over 80 stunning beaches scattered across the island, everything from the fully-serviced to secluded coves.
Decidedly quieter than Ibiza and Majorca, Menorca is largely untouched by tourists and has retained its natural beauty. With its perfect weather, quaint seaside port and uncrowded beaches, it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway.
Surrounded by both the sea and lakes, Burgas Bay is a must for waterbabies. Surfing, kite surfing, diving and yachting are popular here, as are the many summer festivals and events.
Fuerteventura is a volcanic island and boasts over 3,000 hours of sunshine a year! Its rugged coastline remains unspoiled, with long sandy beaches, fascinating lavascapes and native wildlife to enjoy.
For an action-packed holiday, you have to head to Gran Canaria. From surfing and scuba diving, to hiking and biking, you’ll never run out of things to do on this popular Canary Island.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands. It’s a highly volcanic island – you can see craters at Timanfaya National Park, and visit Jameos del Agua, a volcanic tunnel-turned-concert hall and restaurant.
Home the highest mountain in Spain, El Teide is one of the main sights in Tenerife, thanks to its panoramic views across the whole island. Families will love the variety of theme parks, water parks and zoos.
Just off the coast of Africa lies Cape Verde, an idyllic collection of islands filled with beaches, surf schools and diving spots. See the nesting sites of Loggerhead turtles, try game fishing and enjoy authentic Cape Verdean cuisine.
Antigua is a beautiful island in the middle of the Caribbean Sea. A favourite holiday hotspot with the rich and famous, both Antigua and the neighbouring Barbuda offer stunning pink-tinged beaches, luxury villas and a lively nightlife.
A former British colony, Barbados has a unique mix of different cultures. There are the usual top-notch surfing spots, or travel inland to visit the plantation houses, botanical gardens and the protected wildlife reserve.
The twin peaks of Gros Piton and Petit Piton are the most striking symbols of St Lucia. There is also a drive-in volcano, hot sulphur springs, tropical rainforests and hiking trails to climb the Gros Piton.
A true paradise, Cayo Coco or ‘the Cayo islands’ are situated in the east of the island, and are considered to be home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
When Christopher Columbus landed here in 1492, he pronounced it “the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen” and it’s easy to see why, home to the spectacular beaches of Playa Esmeralda, Playa Pesquero and Guardalavaca.
Boasting more than 20km of white sandy beaches, Varadero is first and foremost a thriving beach resort with a true Caribbean vibe. Sit back and relax as hard as you like, no-one will judge you for it.
As the oldest city in Cyprus, Larnaca has no shortage of ancient ruins and crumbling churches. Off shore, the wreck of MS Zenobia is a popular diving spot where you can swim with colourful coral and sea life.
Paphos is renowned as the birthplace of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite. The Aphrodite Hills resort is the best viewpoint to see Aphrodite’s Rock, an impressive natural landmark rising out of the foaming waves.
Thanks to its white sand beaches, friendly locals and rich culture, Punta Cana is one of the top destinations in the Caribbean. Families will enjoy the aquariums, adventure parks and educational excursions detailing the country’s history.
Once a sleepy fishing village, Hurghada has grown into the most visited destination in all of Egypt, and is home to over 100 different hotels. Try snorkelling, diving, camel-riding and quad-biking in this Egyptian oasis.
Luxor is one of the most important and historical cities in Egypt, dating back to the 11th Dynasty. The Valley of the Kings, the Karnak Temple Complex, the Colossi of Memnon and the River Nile are just some of the treasures in Luxor.
Sharm El Sheikh is fast becoming one of the hottest holiday spots in the world. From diving in the coral reefs and shipwrecks, to taking a desert safari across the Sinai, you’ll never forget a holiday to Sharm El Sheikh.
In winter, Grenoble is known as the gateway to the French Alps, while in summer, hikers head out to the extensive mountain lakes. There are also plenty of museums in the city, as well as the world-famous French cuisine.
The capital of Gambia, Banjul is actually located on an island, across the beautiful Gambia River. It’s a tiny city and very easy to get around. Visit the National Museum, shop at the Albert Market and wander around Arch 22.
The Ionian island of Corfu is a little slice of blue-skied heaven. There are plenty of traditional villages to get lost in, a quaint Old Town with historical ruins, and of course, lots of pristine, sandy beaches.
It’s often said that there’s no place in the world quite like Crete. It’s an island of contrasts – you’ll find everything from picturesque beaches and busy seaside resorts, to rugged mountains and lush national parks.
Halkidiki is famous for its gastronomy, in particular its wine, olives, cheese and Greek honey. There are also several important archaeological sites, including the birthplace of Aristotle and Mount Athos.
Kefalonia shot to fame in the film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and you can still see the abandoned villages and war memorials. Kefalonia is also known for its impressive caves with stalactite formations and underground lagoons.
Kos is a favourite summer destination with a modern port, busy bar-lined street and well-organised beach facilities. The Plane Tree of Hippocrates, where the physician used to teach, is a definite highlight.
The birthplace of many artists and writers, Lesbos has several museums detailing its inspiring history. If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind souvenirs, pick up some local pottery, woodcraft and the traditional ouzo.
Prevenza has a long, rich history, having survived Greek, Ottoman, Roman, French, Italian and German rule from before 290BC. The monuments here are from a wide range of cultures, with a number of fortresses, churches and museums.
The largest of the Greek Islands, Rhodes is also the most visited. The northern part is the busiest, while the south is more relaxed. The Valley of the Butterflies is a unique and beautiful area to wander around.
A favourite with loved-up couples, nothing is more romantic than a Santorini sunset. Spend lazy days on black sand beaches, explore the steamy volcano and indulge in a fresh seafood platter.
If you’re looking for sun and sand, Skiathos is the place to be. The island boasts over 60 family-friendly beaches, including Koukounaries, one of the most stunning beaches in the Mediterranean.
Zakynthos’ Navagio Beach has become an icon for the Greek Islands, with its striking shipwreck washed up on the white sands. The Blue Caves are equally spectacular – take a tour from Agios Nikolaos to Cape Skinari.
A former Portuguese colony, its influence is still felt throughout Goa. There is a distinct bohemian vibe here, with lazy beach bars, hippie flea markets and music festivals.
Naples is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the biggest historical city centres in the world – there are over 448 monumental churches! Enjoy a day wandering around, before biting into an authentic Italian pizza.
Just near the French-Italian border, Turin is the home of the Royal Family and also hosted the 1996 Winter Olympics. Less crowded than Rome, Turin is a great place to see Italian art, old-world shops and historic cafes.
‘MoBay’ is where you’ll find the ‘real Jamaica’. Downtown is busy, bustling and noisy but 100% authentic. Take a break at the beautiful Doctor’s Cave Beach with its crystal clear waters and snorkelling spots.
Located in the middle of the Mediterranean, Malta enjoys hot weather and an easy-going beachlife. Many festivals, feasts and carnivals are held all year round – look up what’s on before you plan your trip!
With its white sand beaches, turquoise sea, ancient Mayan ruins and underground cenotes, Mexico is a Central American paradise. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a party animal or a history buff!
The main town of Faro offers all-night bars and clubs, and a busy beach with sunbeds and watersports. However, if you’re looking to explore the rest of the Algarve, Faro is also the perfect starting point.
Funchal is the capital of Madeira, located just off the Moroccan coast. The best way to see the city is the ride the cable car to Monte, walk around the Palace and take in the scenic views.
Almeria, literally ‘mirror of the sea’, is a seaside town in the south of Spain. Here you’ll find the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata Nijar, a volcanic area with virgin beaches and isolated coves.
Inland from Barcelona is Lleida, a tiny city where you’ll be able to get a taste of the real Catalonia. Visit the Romanesque churches, try your hand at some adventure sports, and indulge in local Catalan specialities.
Palma de Mallorca is the main city on the island of Majorca and is where all the attractions other than beaches are found. There are several archaeological sites, while Aqualand is a fun waterpark for kids.
Full of cobbled streets and outdoor terraces, Reus is an uncrowded, untouched Catalan village. It was once famous for its production of brandy, but today it’s more about relaxing and soaking up the Spanish sun.
Geneva is one of the world’s major centres of international diplomacy, hosting parts of the UN, WHO and ILO. The Jet d’Eau, a water fountain reaching 140m high is the most well-known symbol of Geneva.
Enfidha is one of the main airports in Tunisia and often the base for people looking to visit cities such as Takrouna and Hammamet. At nearby Henshir Fraga, you’ll find some interesting ruins.
The heart of the Turkish Riviera, Antalya is rich in history and art. Make sure you see Kaleici and the Old Quarter, while families should visit the local water parks, zoos and aquariums.
Previously one of the sites of the Seven Wonders of the World, Bodrum is now a dazzling resort town, popular amongst A-list celebrities. Explore the ancient ruins by day, then party all night long.
Dalaman is on the aptly-named Turquoise Coast, an exceptionally beautiful part of Turkey. You’ll be treated to mud baths, mountain hamlets, historic sites, colourful bazaars and more.
Away from the Mediterranean Coast, but on the banks of the Seyhan River is Adnan. The sunset on the lake is breathtaking, plus great shopping, national parks and traditional Turkish saunas.
From the larger-than-life hotels and casinos to the sheer greatness of the Grand Canyon, Sin City in all its neon-lit glory is a unlike anywhere you’ve ever been. And you know what happens in Vegas…
Miami is a glam city where Latin America meets the USA. There’s so much to see in Miami, so it’s best to take a tour. Don’t miss the Everglades, South Beach and Little Havana.
New York, New York, so good they named it twice! A living breathing movie set, the ‘Big Apple’ is jam packed with sights, shopping and entertainment. It really is the city that never sleeps.
Spectacular Lake Tahoe, home to world-class ski resorts and entertainment set within stunning mountain ranges with views that will stay with you long after your trip has ended.
Also in Florida is Sanford, but it’s more of a lake city than beach town. There are plenty of pretty parks, wildlife areas, museums, zoos and botanic gardens to explore.