Top stuff from Thomson

1199In an era where extra charges rule the roost and Ryanair think it’s appropriate to charge more to fly your luggage then they do to fly you, it’s nice to see a little innovation from Thomson that allows you to calculate some of the extra costs of a holiday.

The www.thomsonexcursions.co.uk website gives passengers the chance to view and book more than 600 excursions in 55 destinations that range from from swimming with dolphins and horse riding on the beach, to hot air balloon rides and safaris on the Masai Mara.

Whatsmore, you don’t even need to have booked your holiday through Thomson to use the website.

If you’re already cheering at the thought of not being hassled by a rep to buy extras in resort though, think again. The package giant says: ‘You will be able to contact the Thomson team to discuss your excursion at anytime during your stay.’ I guess you can’t always have everything…