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Relax Without the Sunbed Tax – We’ll Pay it for You

Sunbed tax discount

Is this the End of the Sunbed Races?

They think it’s all over… It is now! Those morning sunbed races may have finally had their day. Have you ever set your alarm on holiday to make sure you bag your favourite spot by the pool? Maybe you’ve witnessed the pool attendant receiving a backhander to reserve sunbeds for holidaymakers. Perhaps you’ve seen disgruntled sun worshippers racing to get their favourite spot, or arguing over a ‘stolen’ sunbed, sometimes even with ‘other’ nationalities. All this may be a thing of the past for Thomas Cook holidaymakers, with the introduction of a chargeable sunlounger booking scheme.

How Does the Sunbed Scheme Work?

After introducing a ‘Choose Your Room’ option within the Thomas Cook app, the operator has now launched a ‘Choose your Favourite Sunbed’ concept in two hotels, the Sentido Lanzarote Aequora in Lanzarote, and the Sunprime Atlantic View Suites & Spa in Gran Canaria. Thomas Cook has said that it plans to eventually extend this to thirty more of their hotels.

According to Thomas Cook, passengers will receive an email with a link to view the pool plan of their chosen hotel six days prior to travel, showing which sunbeds are available and what they cost. At the moment, the tour operator has indicated that the cost for reserving a sunbed is £22.

Have Your Sunbeds on Us – SAVE £22

We know that our discerning customers choose Holiday Hypermarket because we offer such fantastic value, and we don’t want to let you down on such a hot topic as sunbeds. So, if you’re planning to book a holiday to either the Sentido Lanzarote Aequora in Lanzarote or the Sunprime Atlantic View Suites & Spa, then put your towel down on us.

To cover the cost of this sunbed supplement, we’ve taken £22 per person off the cost of both hotels, this week only. Book either hotel online at and input code SUNBED22* on the ‘My Holiday and Travel Options’ page. See below for full terms and conditions.

Get Your Deals Here

We’ve found a fantastic offer on the 4-star Sentido Lanzarote Aequora in May, right here, and don’t forget to use your discount code so you don’t pay for your sunbeds!

Sentido Lanzarote Aequora

Playa De Los Pocillos, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain





Was £803pp

How about this amazing ALL INCLUSIVE offer on the Sunprime Atlantic View Suites and Spa

Sunprime Atlantic View Suites and Spa

Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain





Was £815pp

Sunbed Wacky Races

If you’ve ever witnessed the potential for chaos caused by the desire to find ‘just the right spot’, you’ll recognise the comical scenes in this video we found showing the ready-steady-go of the morning sunbed races. Have you seen or been involved in a similar sunbed run? Tell us in the comments below.

*’Relax without the Sunbed Tax’ Terms & Conditions

Use code SUNBED22 to save an extra £22 per person off Thomas Cook holidays to the Sentido Lanzarote Aequora in Lanzarote and the Sunprime Atlantic View Suites & Spa in Gran Canaria. Voucher code is valid from 29/01/2018 to 04/02/2018, ONLINE only at Valid on new bookings only, with a minimum two people travelling. Minimum spend of £400pp. Vouchers cannot be combined with any other voucher or offer, but may be used more than once. No cash alternative. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.