Check out these flexible holiday packages for post-lockdown travel

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Thomas Cook (India) has launched a holiday package to help plan holidays once borders are reopened. The 'Live It Up' holiday packages offer significant benefits like the flexibility of date change, zero cancellation charges up to 5 days prior to departure, hotel upgrades, complimentary stay for a child, and a minimal booking deposit.

It starts at a price of Rs 8,200 to a range of attractive short-haul international destinations like Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mauritius, and Dubai among others, from September this year.

Thomas Cook India's Holiday Readiness Travel Report – Future of Travel post COVID-19 reveals India's significant pent up demand for travel: 36% of respondents showed a preference for an international holiday with 41% keen on short-haul destinations. A further 41% of respondents while undecided, also offer potential for travel.

Live It Up Holidays have been carefully curated – with the inclusion of the Thomas Cook Assured program – a comprehensive program to safe travel in the COVID-19 era in partnership with Apollo Clinics – a member of the Apollo Hospitals Group that ensures meticulous health and safety protocols at every stage of the customer journey and travel insurance with COVID-19-related hospitalisation included.

Some of the features of the package include:

• Flexibility of date change

• Zero cancellation charges up to 5 days prior to departure

• Hotel upgrades

• Child stays free

• A minimal booking amount of merely Rs 5,000

• Easy payment and EMI options

Rajeev Kale, president and country head Thomas Cook (India) Ltd said, "The long period of lockdown and stress has resulted in strong pent up travel demand. So, to assist our customers to plan their perfect holiday, our teams have curated Live It Up Holidays, a range of attractive holidays at truly affordable prices.

Our aim is to ensure safety and hygiene combined with a compelling product with great value offers for the entire family."