With Christmas fast approaching, it’s essential you look after your wellbeing. And what better way to calm the stress of the festive season than by booking a holiday? When you’re out grabbing last-minute gifts or hitting the Boxing Day sales, why not pop into your local Thomas Cook store and speak to our staff about where you should travel to next.
Did you know that on the high street, we have some really stunning Thomas Cook Discovery stores, which bring to life all aspects of holidays including the hotels, destinations and the flight experience? I got the chance to catch up with Peter Ryan, one of our lovely store managers to find out all the things you can do in a Thomas Cook Discovery store.
What makes a Discovery store’s different?
Discovery stores are a one-stop shop! Whether you’ve booked online, in a store or over the phone, we’re available to help you. We offer an immersive experience, with our digital screens for inspiration to the virtual reality headsets; we’ll help you choose the right holiday for you.
Why should you book a holiday in a Thomas Cook Discovery store?
There’s no better way to get excited about your holiday than coming instore and speaking to an expert. We love talking about places we’ve been to and in our discovery stores, we have staff that have been on all types of holidays from cruises to ski breaks, tour adventures and exotic beach destinations. As well as having a fantastic range of holidays, we also have a variety of offers on excursions, car parking and airport hotels too.
How do you bring holidays to life?
We use different ways to bring the holiday to life by providing a personal experience, from our expert travel team to virtual reality. We also can show you room plans on our Sunwing Family Resorts, Cook’s Club hotels, Casa Cook hotels, SENTIDO Hotels & Resorts, smartline Hotels, SunConnect Resorts and Sunprime Hotels. Do you want to upgrade to our premium cabin on a Thomas Cook Airlines flight? Put on virtual reality headset instore and get a feel for the cabin before you fly.
What’s your favourite destination to explore?
I love the Caribbean and I’m a particularly keen cruiser.
When’s the best time to pop into a Thomas Cook Discovery store?
Any time. Every day is the perfect day to book a holiday as our experts are always up-to-date with the latest deals.
Is there anything in for kids to do in a Thomas Cook Discovery store?
Some of our Discovery stores, like Westfield Stratford, have a kids lounge, where little ones can meet our loveable kids’ club mascots Lollo & Bernie on screen before they go on holiday. Plus, there’s also a chalk wall and colouring books, where the kids can be creative while you book your next family getaway.
Not sure where your closest Thomas Cook store is? Use our store locator here.