DEALS OF THE WEEK
Valley Views: Escape for a twonight break in South Australia’s Clare Valley; from $860 a room in a Standard Spa Suite at the four-star Clare Country Club, including breakfast daily, a bottle of Taylors wine and cheese platter on arrival, and dinner one evening. Valid to March 31 next year. More: 1300 551 669; needtoescape.com/deals. Lord Howe know-how: Embrace island magic on a Fly Free Stay Seven Pay Six package at luxurious Capella Lodge between July 30 and September 30; from $3900 a person including fine food and wine. World Heritage-listed Lord Howe is a short flight from Australia’s east coast. More: (02) 9918 4355; baillielodges.com.au. Southern safari: Book an eightday/seven-night Relais & Chateaux South African safari from Cape Town through Franschhoek to the Kruger National Park; from $9950 a person twin-share including accommodation, all meals and airfares within Africa; valid to December 31. More: 1300 196 405; benchinternational.com.au.