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Thomas Cook India, SOTC Travel introduce ‘Ultra Flexible’ European holidays

Thomas Cook (India) Limited and SOTC Travel, have introduced “Ultra Flexible” holidays that offers flexibility, choice and convenience of pricing. The 8-day tour features 5 days in Switzerland with the flexibility of choosing 3 days in France, Italy or Austria for free. “Ultra Flexible” holidays comes without the restrictions of either minimum number of co-travellers, fixed dates, airlines or fixed timings for sightseeing.

Thomas Cook and SOTC’s internal data-consumer insights reveal that with the constant changes brought on by the pandemic, flexibility is a key traveller need. Hence, to offer its customers the power of choice and much-needed flexibility, the companies have introduced unique “Ultra Flexible” holidays – at INR 99,000.00. Basis customer demand, Switzerland has been selected as the prime destination, with customers getting to choose their second European destination from 3 favourites: France, Italy or Austria – free of cost!

To build confidence in travel, Thomas Cook and SOTC’s “Ultra Flexible” holidays comes with the reassurance of the company’s local representatives in Europe.

To strengthen customer confidence in travel, Thomas Cook & SOTC’s “TravShield” is safety commitment – with only vaccinated staff and co-passengers among many other precautions, building on their “Assured” travel safety protocols – developed in association with Apollo Clinics.

TravShield & Assured together, ensure best in class safety and protection for travellers in the post Covid era, covering every distribution, delivery and partner touch point in the travel ecosystem.

Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head – Holidays, MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Limited, said, “The genesis of this innovative product was the growing consumer need for flexibility/choice. Our “Ultra Flexible” holidays, hence, ushers in complete flexibility – a very attractive proposition of an 8 day Europe holiday for just INR 99,000. With 5 days in scenic Switzerland as the hub, customers are offered a choice of 3 additional days in France, Italy or Austria, making it a full 8-day itinerary.”

He added, “With premium hotels and exclusive mountain excursions, our “Ultra Flexible” holidays are easy-paced as we have chosen highly flexible inclusions like hop-on-hop off city tours, the Swiss Travel Pass and have included merely breakfast – allowing customers the flexibility of selecting their dining preferences (local cuisine/Indian) as per their choice. We’ve removed all the restrictions that would typically come with such tours – to ensure complete flexibility: so no fixed departure dates or fixed departure cities, no minimum number of co-travellers and no fixed airline! This is an unbelievable offer and we look forward to our customers booking by March 25th to avail of the amazing benefits.”

Daniel D’Souza, President & Country Head – Holidays, SOTC Travel, said, “The pandemic has ushered in new and changed consumer behaviours and flexibility has emerged a key traveller demand. Hence to delight our customers, we have curated “Ultra Flexible” holidays that comes at an unbeatable price. The tour has been thoughtfully designed by our holiday experts and features our traveller favourite of Switzerland as the key destination, with the flexibility and choice of adding on France, Italy or Austria basis their preference – free of cost!”

“Additionally, our unique omnichannel network offers customers the convenience of selecting their preferred mode of contacting us: via our holiday aps, virtual holiday store, portal, call centre or extensive retail outlets pan India.”


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