What’s the history of Eclipse Direct?
In 1994, First Choice acquired established direct sell operators Tjaereborg, Martin Rooks and Sunfare to become Eclipse Direct. These were three companies renowned for quality holidays at the lowest prices.
In 1997 Eclipse Direct underwent a re-brand and became Eclipse Holidays.
In August 2003, to reinforce Eclipse Direct position in the direct sell market, the brand will once again became Eclipse Direct,
Eclipse Direct was a trading name of the First Choice Holidays and Flights Limited (‘First Choice’) group, which is now part of the TUI group of companies.
Key Features at Eclipse Direct travel:
24/7 online travel booking system
Special discounts on late travel deals
Eclipse Direct Price Promise:
If you find an identical holiday cheaper at another travel agents within 28 days, Eclipse promised to refund the difference.
On the Eclipse website you could see all the holidays on offer, so you did not need to wait for the Eclipse Direct brochure to arrive. From 7am until 1am every day you could access resort and location guides, the latest prices and photo galleries.
Their easy-to-use Holiday Search allowed you to tell Eclipse Direct what your ideal holiday would include, for example all inclusive, near the beach, adult focused, free kids or having a Kids Club. Alternatively, if you have the Accommodation Code from the Eclipse brochure, or
know the name of the accommodation you’re interested in, you could use the Eclipse Direct Quick Search function to get the holiday your looking for.
You also won’t pay too much with the Eclipse Direct Lowest Price Promise:
Eclipse was just one of many companies in the First Choice Group and from sailing the Caribbean, flights to Australia or island cruises.