Relaxing and luxurious
- When you reach your elegant Platinum hotel, you'll understand why we think it's so special. Every hotel is in a prime location set amidst luxurious gardens with lush foliage. All have impressively designed pool areas and terraces with free comfortable sunbeds as well as a sauna and gym or fitness room. And the style extends through all the public areas into your own bedroom where air-conditioning, a hairdryer and TV are all standard.
A variety of excellent cuisine
- Food is what often makes a holiday memorable, that's why at Thomson Platinum
hotels wonderful food is prepared by master chefs and served impeccably. Whether you're taking your choice from the sumptuous buffet menu or deciding on an à la carte dish, the standard of cuisine at Thomson Platinum hotels is unmatched. And when you've enjoyed dining, you can choose to spend your evening relaxing over coffee and liqueurs or enjoying a lively entertainment show.
check-in at your hotel Fly home from Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Costa del Sol, Crete, Kos or Rhodes on a Thomson flight operated by Britannia Airways, and you can check in your luggage at the hotel, saving you time and trouble on your final day away. You'll have more tme to relax, a luggage-free journey and at the airport, you can simply go through passport control and relax in the departure lounge.
Every Thomson holiday features the kind of service you'll write home about.
holiday reps Often what makes a holiday really special is discovering the local culture, planning a trip or tour, and making the most of all the facilities on offer. That's why at every Thomson Platinum hotel, our holiday reps offer an enhanced service. They'll help you, advise you and be the welcoming faces you can rely on for anything, however small, throughout your stay.
service lounge Sometimes what you really need on holiday is a place to relax at your hotel. Somewhere quiet and welcoming with perhaps a few friendly faces. Welcome to the Thomson Platinum service lounge. Comfortable and private, yet within the hotel itself, it gives you the perfect setting and surroundings to plan your holiday time.
Attentive, discreet service We've done everything we can to make your Paltinum holiday even more special. These discerning hotels pride themselves on offering first class service twenty-four hours a day. The only priority of the attentive, experienced staff is to ensure that every guest is well looked after. So wherever you go, you're guaranteed a relaxing, carefree holiday.
Priority coach transfers
Book the transfer to your hotel from the airport with Thomson Platinum and you'll thank us over and over. You're guaranteed to be the first or second stop from the airport, so you'll get to your hotel faster, and far more relaxed.
Making your holiday more special Planning a wedding in paradise, a special occasion or looking for a room upgrade? You can still depend on Platinum Holidays.
A different way to say 'I do' A Thomson Wedding in Paradise is so carefree and yet so memorable, that afterwards you'll wonder how you ever considered any other kind of wedding. There's someone else - Thomson - to do the hard work and organisation. Just think, instead of a separate wedding and honeymoon, you only have to pay and pack for one trip.
Weddings in Cyprus
Take your wedding vows surrounded by the romance of the Mediterranean. The island of Cyprus offers a stunning location for your special day. As the birthplace of the Greek goddess of love, the island will seduce you with its ancient history, spectacular countryside and breathtaking coastline. Special Platinum wedding packages are available at the Hotel St. George.
in Rhodes The Greek islands offer a stunning location for your special day. Boasting breathtaking beaches and tiny secluded coves, medieval hill villages and a wealth of historic landmarks. The island of Rhodes has something to suit every mood. You can choose to stay in any Thomson Platinum accommodation in Rhodes, as the short ceremony takes place in Rhodes town hall. The service is conducted in Greek, but a translator can be available if required. The town hall is situated in the cosmopolitan and chic resort of Rhodes Town, close to the harbour, and just a short walk away from the Old Town of Rhodes which is very romantic with its walled borders and ancient cobbled streets.
and special occasions If you decide to tie the knot in the UK but wish to treat yourself to a honeymoon of a lifetime, then we can help to plan your trip to include those extra touches that make all the difference. In addition we can also help to make wedding anniversaries and birthdays even more memorable. Choose from pre-booking sparkling wine and flowers to upgrading to a sea view room or luxurious junior suite. Whatever your indulgence, please ask for further information.
If you are looking for the ultimate in style, comfort and luxury, why not treat yourself by upgrading your room. Many of our Platinum hotels have an extensive range of room types, such as the Grecotel Rithymna Beach, where their suites are exclusively furnished, have twin beds, separate lounge with dining corner, satellite TV, safety deposit box, minibar, air-conditioning and sea view. See hotel descriptions for further information.
Don't just fly away. Sail away... A cruise on the Spirit gives you the chance to explore, experience and enjoy new destinations and cultures. With a Platinum holiday, you can escape to an exclusive hotel in a prime location and be spoiled with attentive service and luxurious comfort. Combine this with the opportunity to experience more destinations and more choices to enjoy, and you're on a Thomson Cruise and Stay. The Thomson Spirit has everything on board that you might expect to find in a four star hotel. Well-appointed living areas, friendly and expert service, and luxuries you'll remember long after you leave us. But this is more than a floating hotel. Every day offers the opportunity to explore exotic places or stay on board ship and enjoy a sauna or beauty treatment, a relaxing afternoon beside the pool or a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness centre. And every night brings you West End shows, live bands, comedians and even a casino. So whether you want to curl up with a book, explore ancient ruins, soak up the sun, or simply admire spectacular even-changing scenery, this is the holiday for you. You can combine a cruise with a week in your favourite Thomson Platinum hotel in Majorca, either Hotel Sa Coma Playa or Hotel Riu Camp de Mar.
From the classical attractions of Rome and Florence to the glamourous appeal of Portofino, this cruise reveals Italian style in every sense. Toulon, on the Cote D'Azur adds the glamour of the French Riviera before you sail on to soak up the Spanish atmosphere in Minorca. The Spanish ambience is further revealed in Majorca's vibrant capital, Palma, giving a cosmopolitan finale to a truly Mediterranean experience.
of choice Platinum Package lets you choose more than just a stylish hotel in a wonderful location. It lets you pick the perfect destination, duration and airport too.
A wide range of destinations
Think Crete or Kos, Lanzarote or Rhodes, Cyprus or Tunisia and Thomson Holidays can take you there in style. Most destinations feature the added comfort and refinement of Thomson Platinum at a very welcome price. We are pleased to announce a new addition to our Thomson Platinum programme for Summer 2004 - Hotel Santa Eulalia in Ibiza. Offering you more choice than ever before.
Fly from your local airport
Thomson Travel agents Platinum Holidays doesn't just make your holiday more relaxing the same applies to the journey. We fly from over 20 UK airports, so wherever you live, your holiday can start sooner than you think. Please note though, not all airports fly to every destination.
even if you don't have time for a full week or fortnight in the sun, you can enjoy a Platinum holiday. Choose when you want to travel and you can join us for a 3 or 4 day break in Costa del Sol, Majorca and Tunisia. It will still feature all of the comforts of a Thomson Platinum holiday, but it gives you the chance to enjoy it however busy you are.
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