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The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence - SU­SAN KURO­SAWA

FLIGHT Cen­tre (1300 939 414; flight­cen­tre.com.au) has launched Dou­ble Dip flights to Asia, the US, the Mid­dle East and the South Pa­cific, valid from Fe­bru­ary 2 to June 26; the com­bos are de­signed to of­fer the cheap­est deals to mul­ti­ple desti­na­tions and could cover a shop­ping and beach break such as Bangkok and Phuket from $844 ex Syd­ney, which is just $4 more than a stan­dard flight to Phuket Queens­land’s Heron Is­land (1300 233 432; hero­nis­land.com) has part­nered with the Sea Tur­tle Foun­da­tion, a non-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion ded­i­cated to safe­guard­ing sea tur­tle pop­u­la­tions, mi­gra­tion routes and habi­tats; Heron Is­land guests can con­trib­ute to the ini­tia­tive via op­tional do­na­tions and the foun­da­tion even hopes to buy a spe­cial stretcher to as­sist vol­un­teers to move trapped or stranded tur­tles.

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