Thomson and First Choice Travel Gift Cards

The perfect answer for travel gift ideas

Thomson travel gift cards

Thomson Travel Gift Cards

Looking for a present for a special occasion? Whether it’s an anniversary, a wedding, a birthday, or Christmas – consider a Thomson and First Choice travel gift card. In a nutshell, it’s our answer to traditional holiday gift vouchers.

Buy a gift card and the recipient can put the value it towards the cost of their dream holiday, whether it’s an exotic escape to the Caribbean, or a romantic break to Paris.

On top of that, Thomson and First Choice gift cards are a great way to save towards your own special holiday. And if you own a business, the cards are perfect for staff incentives, as well as loyalty and long service schemes.

Whatever you choose them for, Thomson and First Choice travel gift cards are completely flexible. Looking to buy online? Gift cards from Thomson can be used for online purchases on and They can also be redeemed in part or in full in over 850 Thomson and First Choice shops throughout the UK.

Ready to buy?

Click here to place your order. All our holiday gift cards are presented in tri-fold gold card-holders, and there’s room to write a message so you can personalise your gift.

Gift Cards can also be bought directly from your local Thomson shop. Please use the shop finder to locate your nearest store.


Corporate Travel Gift Cards

For Your Employees

Whether you want to reward your employees for long service or high performance, or provide trade incentives, Thomson and First Choice gift cards are ideal. Unlike cash rewards, they provide an experience to remember – be it an action-packed adventure or a well-earned break on the beach. And because they’re completely flexible, they’re ideal for long-term promotions or incentive schemes.

Example Employee Programme
-Employee performance recognition
-Sales or customer service department contests
-Rewards for perfect attendance
-Recruitment referral incentives
-Birthdays and employment anniversaries
-Door prizes for company events

For Your Customers

Why not give your best customers something a bit different this year and surprise them with a Thomson and First Choice travel gift card? They can use it towards package holidays, city breaks, flights, cruises, hotels, car hire, airport parking – you name it. They’re a welcome change from run-of-the-mill gifts.

Example Customer Programmes…
Customer loyalty schemes
New business referrals
Purchasing incentives
Customer appreciation gifts

Ready To Buy?

Our Corporate Sales Team will be happy to take your order over the phone – just give them a call on 01709 242064. Lines are open 7am-7pm Monday to Friday, and 9.30am-3.30pm on Saturday. All our holiday gift cards are presented in tri-fold gold card-holders, and there’s room to write a message so you can personalise your gift.

If you just want to find out a bit more about our cards before you buy, email our sales team at and they’ll answer any questions you have.


6 Reasons To Buy A Thomson and First Choice Gift Card

They’re convenient
The gift cards are designed to fit into a wallet or purse, and can be used for part or full-payment towards a holiday or travel service.

They’re flexible
They can be credited with any amount from £20 (£10 in our travel shops) to £5,000, without the need for multiple vouchers.

They’re environmentally-friendly
Thomson and First Choice travel gift cards are cheaper to produce and kinder to the environment than paper vouchers. Plus, because they can be re-used, they save on printing and materials.

They’re easy to cash-in
You can redeem your card online with us, or through our huge network of Thomson and First Choice shops around the country.

They have multiple uses
There are loads of ways to spend them, from city breaks to car hire. Plus, cards can be reloaded and reused.

They’re great for budgeting
A Thomson travel gift card provides a great starting block for a holiday savings scheme. You can credit the card as you go along, and watch as your holiday savings grow.



Where can I spend my gift card?
You can redeem your gift card online at or, or use it in any Thomson or First Choice shop or superstore.

Can I use my Gift Card to book excursions online?
Unfortunately this is not currently possible but you can book a selection of excursions by visiting your local Thomson or First Choice store

What happens if my gift card is lost or stolen?
Because the card is treated as cash, the balance can’t be refunded if it’s lost or stolen.

Do I need to have my card with me to redeem it?
Yes – you’ll need your card to hand when you’re ready to buy something with it. To credit the gift card, though, you’ll only need the serial number.

When does my card expire?
The value on your card will expire 24 months from activation which will be the point it was first loaded.

Who do I call if I have any questions about my gift card?
You can contact your local shop for more details. If you’re a corporate customer, please get in touch with our Corporate Sales Team on 01709 242064 or by emailing

Can I use my Thomson and First Choice travel gift card online?
Yes, but you’ll need to make sure your gift card has sufficient funds first. For example, you can use it to pay a deposit, providing the card value is equal to or greater than the deposit amount. To redeem your gift card online, please select 'Gift Card' as the form of payment from the menu on the payment page.

How do I find out my card balance?
Just call 0203 130 0133, visit your local shop or check your balance online.

Can I use my gift card over the phone?
No – you’ll need to redeem your gift card online or at any Thomson or First Choice travel shop or superstore.


Terms and Conditions

1. The card can be used as full or part payment for travel products at all Thomson and First Choice travel shops and superstores.

2. The card can’t be used as payment, or exchanged for, travel money-related products, including currency, travellers’ cheques and prepaid cards.

3. The card can’t be exchanged for cash or to buy another gift card.

4. The card will expire after 24 months of non-use and any remaining balance will be deducted.

5. The maximum account balance allowed at any one time is £5,000.

6. The card must be treated as cash, and the balance can’t be refunded if it’s lost, stolen or destroyed.

7. You can find out your balance by phone, in-store or on the web.

8. Cards can’t be redeemed over the phone.

9. The card is not applicable online for Thomson Ski, Thomson Lakes, Thomson Worldwide or First Choice Ski.


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