Low deposit direct debit holidayFirst Choice Low deposit direct debit holiday


OK so nobody wants to pay for the holiday all in one go if they don’t have to, especially if you can split your payments interest free,  with a Low deposit direct debit holiday scheme from the United Kingdoms largest group of Tour companies. First choice package holidays are all ATOL protected

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First choice have a Low deposit direct debit holiday scheme that is really easy to use.

Find your holiday – pay your low deposit which is currently £60 per person per holiday, although in the past it has been as low as zero deposit, maybe sometime soon that will return.


With First Choice low deposit book-now-pay-later method, it’s quick and easy to spread the cost of your trip. The first step’s finding the right deal. Once you’ve got a holiday that is ideal for you, you’re ready for step two. You can use Direct Debit for most of First Choice holidays, including Marella Cruises, city breaks, Multi Centres and Lakes & Mountains and TUI Holidays.

Step 2
Before you confirm your booking, you’ll need to set up your Direct Debit online. For selected holidays, this means you’ll get First Choice low deposit offer. And even if your holiday doesn’t fall into that bracket, First Choice low deposits help spread the cost.

You can now book your short-haul or mid-haul First Choice holiday with a deposit from £50 per person, or – for holidays departing after 1st May 2021 – from £75 per person. The full deposit amount is £200 per person – so the remaining deposit balance will be due up to 12 weeks after you’ve made your booking depending on departure date.

Step 3
Your Direct Debit payments will be split into at least three instalments. And if you want to add any extras to your booking, or opt for an upgrade, your Direct Debit payments can be adjusted to cover the cost.

Step 4
Everything needs to be paid off before your departure date comes around. If you’re paying by Direct Debit and have a £0 deposit, your final balance will be due eight weeks before you depart.

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Free Child places available for 2021 holidays ATOL protectedHow does No deposit holidays Direct Debit work?

It’s super easy. Once you’ve picked out your holiday, just book online and pay your deposit, or if holiday is over 182 days away you can choose low deposit, as normal. Then, you can set up your Direct Debit details, and your monthly payments will cover the rest. We’ll spread the cost of your holiday across at least three payments – the last one will be 8 weeks before you jet off. And, to help you plan your spends, you can even choose what day of the month your payments come out.

Can I still book a First Choice holiday with a low deposit?

You sure can. Sorting your holiday should be a stress-free experience, so low deposits are here to stay. If you’ve booked with a low deposit, your Direct Debit plan will automatically do the maths to work out your payments – clever, right? The same goes if you add any snazzy extras to your booking. Fancy a room upgrade or some extra legroom on the plane? Just go to ‘Manage My Booking’ on our website and the First Choice system will take care of the rest.

Which First Choice holidays are Direct Debit available on?

If you’re booking a simple beach break, you can use Direct Debit to stagger your payments – no problem. Holiday Villages, SplashWorld and SuneoClub getaways are all covered. Even swanky Premier is part of the gang. In fact, you can pay for most of our holidays by Direct Debit. The only exception is First Choice Multi Centres – these trips are pretty fiddly, so Direct Debit isn’t available at the moment.

What packages are eligible?

In order to be eligible for Direct Debit, your holiday booking needs to be made at least 182 days – 26 weeks – before departure. Low Deposit Direct Debit is available on most holidays.

Which holidays are direct debit available on?

Direct Debit is available on all First Choice beach holidays. It’s not available on First Choice Multi Centres, TUI Ireland holidays, Crystal Ski holidays or flight only bookings.

Can I choose the amount of instalments?

No, the amount of instalments is calculated automatically based on the date of your booking and the departure date. There’ll be a minimum of three instalments.

Is there a charge for this service?

There’s no extra cost to you for paying by Direct Debit.

What’s the small print?

As usual, anything that says it needs paying on the spot will still have to be paid for straight away. But, apart from that, there’s just one condition – you’ll need to be booking a holiday at least six months in advance to be eligible for Direct Debit payments. If you’ve got any other questions, you can find all the answers on our FAQ page.

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