Thomas Cook India introduces India’s First ‘Easy Payment Plan’ for Holidays

Consumer friendly initiative empowers travellers with a convenient 10-90 phased payment plan.


Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, has introduced ‘Easy Payment Plan’, a unique offering enabling consumers to book their dream holiday with just a token payment of 10%. The balance 90% payment is then made prior to receiving the final handover of their travel related documents, before departure*. The Easy Payment Plan is valid for all bookings made up to November 30, 2019.

According to Thomas Cook India’s internal data, majority of Indian consumers plan their summer vacation several months (3-6 months) in advance. Further highlighted, was a growing trend of consumers seeking flexible payment options for their tours. In an initiative to provide convenience and flexibility, Thomas Cook India’s Easy Payment Plan takes away the worry about upfront payment with an easy paced payment plan: a minimal 10% booking amount. Through this initiative, Thomas Cook India aims to significantly reduce the burden of paying for holidays in one go, while encouraging consumers to enjoy planning for their dream vacation.

Targeted especially at the Indian family segment, the Easy Payment Plan includes a range of popular destinations for summer 2020 such as Europe, UK, USA and Canada.

In addition, Thomas Cook India also offers its customers the benefit of 100% refund on Summer 2020 tour cancellations made before December 31, 2019. A further gain for its customers is a free 3-day domestic holiday on every Summer 2020 international holiday.

Mr. Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head - Leisure Travel, M.I.C.E & Visas, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., said, “Indian consumers are increasingly looking for easy payment options while booking their holidays. Hence, our teams have conceptualised the Easy Payment Plan that empowers customers to pay for their holiday with merely a 10% token amount and enjoy the flexibility of paying the balance 90% only prior to receiving the final handover of travel documents, before departure. This will significantly reduce the burden of paying for holidays in one go, while encouraging consumers to enjoy planning for their dream vacation without any hassle.”

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