5 OF THE BEST
2 Direct to savings
HEAD to the ski fields in Wanaka New Zealand and save with a ‘‘ pay for five nights and get seven nights’’ offer. It’s priced from $877 a person, quad share. You will also receive seven days’ car hire and a three-day ski pass. Accommodation is in a two-bedroom apartment at the Alpine Resort Wanaka, a great base to hit the slopes at nearby Treble Cone, the South Island’s largest ski area. Valid for travel from June 15 to September30, surcharges may apply for travel during peak season and school holidays. Must book and pay by May 31. Ph 1300 136 997 or see skimax.com.au TO CELEBRATE the launch of its new website, Travel Directors has slashed $1000 a person off three of its most popular small group escorted tours. The discounts apply to the Legendary TransSiberian: Naadam Festival tour (now from $11,947 a person, departing July 7); the Southern African Magic Tour (now from $12,597 a person, departing August 23) and the Great Silk Road Tour (now from $11,697 a person, departing August 28). To qualify, book and pay the deposit on any of these tours by March 15 with the balance payable three months prior to departure. Prices include return flights from all Australian capital cities. Ph 1300 856 661 or see traveldirectors.com.au
3 See more of Canada
EXTEND your rail journey through Western Canada with the ‘‘ Stay and Play’’ offer, valid until March 28. Rocky Mountaineer offers guests who book a 2013 holiday package of seven nights or more in GoldLeaf Service added value worth up to $C800 a couple. Travellers can apply the bonus towards a cruise portion, extra hotel nights or a scenic Whistler Sea to Sky Climb.
TWOadults (and up to two kids under 12) can enjoy an eight-night holiday at the Novotel Phuket Resort Patong, Thailand for $999 – down from $3199. The offer includes daily buffet breakfasts, two all-you-can-eat buffet dinners for all guests, six individual massage treatments, daily sunset cocktails, free Wi-Fi, room upgrades, late checkout and more. This offer is available for purchase before Sunday, unless sold out prior. Travel until October 2014. Ph (03) 9020 0245 or see deals.com.au
5 Escape to Fiji
ESCAPE to the tropical paradise of Fiji and receive 33 per cent off a six-night stay at Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa. Priced from $576 a person, the package includes a meet and greet welcome at Nadi Airport, return airport transfers, six nights for the price of four in a superior lagoon view room, buffet breakfast daily, free meals program for kids 11 years and under, kids club access for children aged 4-12 years, use of non-motorised watersports and complimentary in-room internet. Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort and Spa is a 45-minute drive from Nadi International Airport on the Coral Coast of Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu. This offer is valid for sale until March 31 and valid for travel until June 25 and from July 21-31.