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Get some inspiration for your next holiday or your client’s next trip, with some of the best travel deals of the week.

Get some inspiration for your next holiday or your client’s next trip, with some of the best travel deals of the week.


1. Rocky Mountaineer early booking offer extended

Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer has not only extended, but enhanced its earlybird offer on new bookings for travel in April and May 2015.

Travellers will receive an extra $400 credit, which can be used toward extra hotel nights, activities, tours and the cruise portion of Rocky Mountaineer’s rail and cruise packages.

The Early Booking Bonus is now running until 19 December 2014 on eligible new 2015 bookings.

For more information visit agent.rockymountaineer.com


2. Special industry rates in Hong Kong

Harbour Grand

Hong Kong’s five star Harbour Grand Kowloon is offering up to 40 percent discounts on room rates for Australian travel industry staff from now until 31 March 2015.

The deal is available for employees of airlines, travel industry, hotel and media staff.

The offer is limited to five night bookings, but may be extended under special conditions with general manager approval.

Room rates start at $162 per room per night, plus the usual service charges and taxes, with full buffet breakfast costing about A$25.

For more information contact: rsvn.hgkln@harbourgrand.com


3. 50% percent off a second cruiser with Royal Caribbean

Voyager of the Seas

As part of Royal Caribbean’s biggest sale ever, the line is offering guests who book any local sailing of five nights or longer departing between 1 January 2015 and 28 April 2016 up to 50 percent off their cruising companion’s fare; up to US$400 onboard credit per stateroom; and half price deposits.

This offer is valid on new bookings made until 31 January on all Royal Caribbean Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific, Trans-Pacific and Asia reposition voyages.

Fares start from $1,099 for the first passenger onboard Voyager of the Seas’ seven-night Pacific Island Getaway cruise departing Sydney on 27 February 2016.

For more information visit royalcaribbean.com.au


4. Save up to 40% on car hire

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DriveAway Holidays is offering summer savings on Australia and New Zealand car hires.

Australia car hire deals start from $56* per day collecting in Sydney between January and March with Hertz – additional divers included.

Book 21 days or more in advance and save 10 percent off selected car hire with Red Spot; and save 15 percent off Australia motorhome rentals with Maui between 5 January and 10 February.

Head across to New Zealand for car rentals from $80* per day collecting at Auckland or Christchurch between 1 December 2014 and 31 March 2015 with Budget.

Save up to 40 percent off New Zealand motorhome rentals with Maui Beach and River models collecting between 1 March and 30 April, excluding 1 April – 16 April.

Deals end 31 December 2014. For more information visit: driveaway.com.au

*Based on seven-day’s economy car hire.


5. Save on WW1 commemorative cruises

La Belle

Travellers can commemorate the centenary of the start of World War 1 with A&K’s specially designed cruises focusing on destinations that were the centre of battles during the war.

Sailing on a 12-passenger barge La Belle Epoque, the company has created a number of itineraries for the occasion, including two cruises that follow the Canal de la Somme, starting or finishing near Villers-Bretonneux on the weekend of the ANZAC Day Dawn Service.

There’s also a cruise, which will take guests to destinations such as France’s Canal du Nord and Canal de la Somme, which were the centre of battles during the war.

Departure dates include 5 April; 12 April; 19 April; and 26 April.

Prices start from $5,582 per person.

For more information visit abercrombiekent.com.au


6. Fly to India from $694

The Maldives

Image: Martin Valigursky/Shutterstock

Cathay Pacific is having an earlybird special on new bookings to South Africa, the Maldives and the Indian subcontinent until 19 December.

The offer is valid on flights departing from 18 January to 15 February 2015.

One-way fares from Sydney to India start from $694* per person, including tax and surcharges.

Flights from Adelaide to Mumbai begin at $667* per person for a one-way economy class ticket.

Melbournites can fly to the luxurious Maldives from $664* per person for an one-way economy class flight and travellers from Perth can head to South Africa in economy from $1,457* return.

* All fares include taxes and surcharges and are correct as at 25 November 2014. Terms and conditions apply.


7. China Southern Airlines first-class sale

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China Southern Airlines has announced a sale on a range of fares from Australian ports to China for travel in First Class, with return flights now available from $5279*.

The sale fares offer flights with China Southern to Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai along the airline’s Canton Route. Travel is available in state-of-the-art First Class Cabins from Sydney on the airline’s flagship A380 or from Brisbane and Perth on modern A330-200 aircraft.

But be quick because the offer applies from now until December 12, 2014 for travel until February 28, 2015 and with the exclusive luxury of just four seats in First Class, bookings are expected to run hot.

For more information visit csair.com.au

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