THIS WEEK’S HOTTEST DEALS ARE ALL THE EXCUSE YOU NEED TO EXERCISE THOSE ITCHY FEET
PLAN AN ENDLESS SUMMER
Lock in your dream European adventure for 2018 to score discounted airfares and up to 15 per cent savings on a range of summer tours and sailing trips with Student Flights. The Summer of U campaign features return flights on a five-star airline to Amsterdam, Paris and Rome from $999 per person and London from $1149 per person for under 30s and students, plus savings on a selection of Topdeck and Contiki summer trips. Cruise the Croatian Riviera, snorkel in blue waters along the scenic Turkish coastline or hop through the Greek Islands on a party boat. The sale ends September 30.
GIDDY UP FOR CARNIVAL COLOUR
With the Spring Racing Carnival just around the corner, Oaks is offering a deal at Melbourne’s Oaks on Collins. Book before September 30 to secure deluxe accommodation from $266 per night, including daily breakfast, a $50 restaurant voucher, free room upgrade and free Wi-Fi. The 4.5 star property is fashioned on New York-style living over 20 floors, providing uninterrupted access to the shopping and entertainment precincts that lie below. It’s valid for travel between October 14 and November 30 for a minimum two-night stay.
TREAT IN THE TROPICS
Soak up the five-star treatment in Tropical North Queensland with one night free and other extras from Escape Travel. Pay from $575 per person twin share and receive five nights for the price of four at Reef House Palm Cove – MGallery Collection, continental breakfast daily, a bottle of Australian sparkling wine on arrival and a six- course degustation dinner for two. The resort boasts three pools, two spas, spacious rooms and suites and a day spa, all steps away from the white sandy shores of the Coral Sea. The deal is on sale until September 30 for various travel periods from November 1 to June 10.
BRING A BIT OF BALI HOME
Rather than just sampling the region’s culture and cuisine, Bali travellers can learn the fundamentals of Indonesian fare in the spectacular surrounds of the Cooking School at Rimba Jimbaran Bali by Ayana. Guests can choose either a simple cooking class or an immersive experience including a market tour and Balinese offering ceremony, adding quintessential dishes such as gado gado, tum bebek, grilled snapper wrapped in banana leaf and seafood nasi goreng to their repertoire. The cooking school is in an open-air structure with a central communal table crafted from recycled sailing boat timber.
WHITE SAND XMAS IN KOH SAMUI
Have a merry Christmas at Manathai Koh Samui and receive 30 per cent off with TravelOnline. Now from $550 per person twin share, the package includes five nights in a deluxe balcony room, breakfast daily, free kids meals and kids club, free wi-fi, return airport transfers and a one-hour massage for two. On the shores of Lamai Beach, the resort offers charming colonial character with swimming pools, a fitness centre and an array of dining options. The package is on sale until September 30 for travel from December 25 to January 5.