10 DEALS OF THE WEEK
THAILAND 7-DAY PACKAGE $899
Escape to the 4½-star Chaweng Regent Beach Resort in Koh Samui for six nights from $899 a person, twin share and save 29 per cent. Price includes full breakfast daily, island tour, fullday snorkelling tour with lunch, return private car transfers and more. Offer valid for travel in select periods from April 1 to October 31, 2019, and for sale until January 15, 2019.
PH 131415 AND QUOTE ‘AMAZING THAILAND’, HELLOWORLD.COM.AU/AGENTS
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 4-DAY PACKAGE $599 (FOR TWO)
Enjoy a luxurious waterfront holiday in Abu Dhabi for three nights and pay from $599, down from $1806, for two people. Stay at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and enjoy the Gold Lounge with VIP privileges including daily breakfast, allday tea, coffee and soft drinks, afternoon tea, cocktail and canapés and an AED200 (about $77) voucher per person for Marco Pierre White Steak House & Grill. Book by January 4, 2019, and travel from January 2, 2019, to January 31, 2020, with some blackout dates.
PH 1300 88 99 00, LUXURYESCAPES.COM
JORDAN 8-DAY PACKAGE $2187
Get a last-minute saving of $243 per person when you book the eight-day Jordan Explorer trip departing on January 20, 2019. Pay from $2187 and explore the ancient ruins of Petra, Jerash, have the chance to float in the Dead Sea and see the rock formations at Wadi Rum. A highlight is a journey through the desert to a traditional Bedouin camp for a night, including an authentic meal. PEREGRINEADVENTURES.COM/EN-AU
SRI LANKA 14-DAY PACKAGE $2399
Save more than $1100 when you take off on the 14-day Wonders of Sri Lanka private tour, now priced from $2399 a person, twin share. Enjoy the services of your own driver and tour leader while you visit Lion Rock of Sigiriya, Kandy, take the train to Nuwara Eliya, safari in Yala National Park, see tea plantations and more. PH 1800 020 020, TRAVELBAY.COM
FRANCE/PORTUGAL OVERNIGHT RATES
€80 (ABOUT $129, FOR TWO)
Stay in authentic bed and breakfasts in Portugal or France in 2019 and save 10 per cent. In Paris, choose B&B Martinn, a one-bedroom apartment within walking distance to the Louvre, Palais Royal, Seine and more from €149 a night for two (about $240). In Portugal stay at B&B Andre, a renovated loft-style apartment in a traditional 17th-century building in the heart of Lisboa from €80 a night for two (about $129). Book and stay January to March, 2019. PETITEBNBS.COM
7-DAY PACKAGE $1239
Put your feet up in Fiji and save 21 per cent when you check in at Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa for six nights. Pay from $1239 and stay in a Beachfront Guestroom with full breakfast daily, use of non-motorised water sports equipment, a Malamala Beach Club pass and return private car transfers. Offer valid for travel from January 4 to April 14, 2019, and must be booked by January 11, 2019.
PH 1800 848 246, VIVAHOLIDAYS.COM.AU
TAHITI 9-DAY PACKAGE $6999
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime whale swim adventure off Tahiti and get a free night’s accommodation at the start of the trip. Pay from $6999 per person for the eight-night holiday and spend five days swimming with whales. Spend the first night at Manava Suite Resort in Papeete then get a ferry to Moorea and stay at the Manava Beach Resort and Spa for seven nights, including a Polynesian feast on one night. The tour departs October 2, 2019, and must be booked by February 28, 2019.
PH 0405 594 253, MAJESTICWHALEENCOUNTERS.COM.AU
CUBA/CARIBBEAN 19-DAY PACKAGE $4999
Tick Cuba and the Caribbean off your wish list and save more than 34 per cent when you pay from $4999 per person, twin share, including return flights from Australia. The trip begins in Havana and travels to Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Camaguey, Santa Clara and Varadero before boarding a seven-night cruise on the MSC Opera. Departures available on select dates from November 2019 to March 2020.
PH 135 777, TRIPADEAL.COM.AU
COOK ISLANDS 7-DAY PACKAGE $899
Get away to the Cook Islands and spend six nights at Rarotongan Beach Resort & Spa from $899 per person, a saving of $825 a person. Stay in a Beachfront Room and also receive airport meet and greet, return airport transfers, welcome drink, daily breakfast, sunset cocktail party, night snorkelling tour and more. Book and pay by January 4, 2019.
PH 02 8467 6460, THETRAVELPROJECT.COM.AU
AUSSIE DEAL OF THE WEEK BLUE MOUNTAINS $3780 (FOR TWO)
Catch an early-bird offer to stay at the Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort from $1890 a night for two people from Sunday to Thursday for a minimum two nights (a total of $3780), or upgrade to a weekend stay from $2090 a night (a total of $4180). The price includes a stay in a Heritage Villa with private pool, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, a select range of regional wines and beers with meals, nonalcoholic beverages and in-villa snack bar, two daily on-site activities and more. Offer valid for stays from May to September 2019. ONEANDONLYRESORTS.COM