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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. End of Summer deals to Malaysia

Malaysia deal

Malaysia Airlines is offering travellers flights across Malaysia, Southeast Asia, South Asia Sub-Continent, China, Hong Kong, UK and Europe from $556 Economy Class return and $2743 for Business Class return.

For example, from Darwin flights are as follows: to Kuala Lumpur from $556, Kota Kinabalu from $617, Penang and Langkawi from $627, Manila from $696, Phuket from $700, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok from $708, Phnom Penh from $713, Istanbul from $1480, Amsterdam from $1500, Paris from $1541, Frankfurt from $1587 and London $1647.

Or from Perth: Kota Kinabalu from $676, Kuala Lumpur from $726, Manila from $796, Penang and Langkawi from $797, Phuket from $801, Ho Chi Minh City from $807, Bangkok $809, Phnom Penh from $812, Singapore from $813, Istanbul from $1442, Amsterdam from $1456, Paris from $1497, Frankfurt from $1543 and London $1648.

Return economy class airfares from Darwin to South Asia Sub-Continent, China and Hong Kong are available for travel from now – 30 November 2015 with fares from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth valid for travel from now – 7 December 2015.

Economy class return airfares from all departure airports are available for travel to Malaysia and South-East Asia from now – 3 April, 25 April – 26 June, 25 July – 18 September and 10 October – 7 December 2015. Those to the UK and Europe are available for travel from now – 3 June and 16 August – 7 December 2015.

Return business class fares from all departure airports are available for travel from now – 7 December 2015.


2. Complimentary massage


Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji has released an enticing all inclusive and highly value-added special deal offering five nights for the price of four in one of the resort’s luxury Vunikau suites – complete with two complimentary half hour massage treatments.

Inclusive of all gourmet meals, personal butler service, use of a golf buggy and all non motorised sports equipment plus free Wi-Fi, the special offer is priced from USD3360* per person twin share based on the five-day stay.

However for those wishing to stay longer, the offer can be doubled to 10 days at an eight-day price.

Located on the Pacific Coast of Viti Levu, Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji is the first all-villa boutique resort to be built on the main island.

The special offer is valid for sale from now until 31 May 2015 and valid for travel from now until 31 May and again from 1 December 2015 until 31 March 2016.

Blackout dates apply from 20 December 2015 to 4 January 2016.


3. Companion flies free


APT is offering a Companion Fly Free SuperDeal to Europe, including air taxes of up to $950, when you book a luxury small ship cruise from Venice to Istanbul.

APT’s 15-Day Aegean & Adriatic Odyssey Luxury Boutique Collection Cruise aboard APT’s own ship, the MS Island Sky, is priced from $13,795 per person, twin share and sails the coastlines of Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Greece and Turkey.

Cruise highlights include a special BBQ lunch in the heart of Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park; and an exclusive after hours tour of the Museum of Olives in Lesbos, including an authentic dinner and folk dance performance.

APT’s small ship cruises are fully all-inclusive and the price covers your cruise aboard APT’s own ship, the 114-guest MS Island Sky, all sightseeing, complimentary drinks while onboard, all meals, an APT cruise director and all port charges, tipping, airport transfers and porterage.

Offer is valid on all bookings made by 30 April 2015.

Flights are with Singapore Airlines or Emirates.


4. Save $2,220 per couple with A&K in Peru


Book a private ‘Glimpse of Peru’ journey taking in all the country’s major highlights by 1 April 2015 and save up to $1,110 per person.

The nine-day journey is a tailored experience starting in the capital, Lima, before exploring the colourful rural villages and archaeological sites of the Sacred Valley, the iconic Machu Picchu and its rich Inca heritage and strong colonial elements in Cusco.

Book ‘Glimpse of Peru’ by 1 April 2015 and save up to $1,110 per person for travel now until 30 April 2015.

Twin share per person: From $7,080, down from $8,190) and solo travellers pay From $12,220, down from $14,230.


5. LAST DAYS! Earlybird discounts in Europe


There’s only three days left to take advantage of Trafalgar, Insight Vacations and Contiki’s 7.5 percent early payment discount available across all European programmes.

Offering guests real ease and flexible choice is Trafalgar’s 2015 Europe and Britain programme which features over 300 exclusive insider experiences and savings of up to $1300 per couple.

Holiday-makers can also choose from Insight Vacations’ collection of 113 unique Premium and Luxury escorted journeys within its current Europe and Britain brochure, with savings of up to $1192 per person available for a limited time.

Contiki, the leading youth travel brand, is providing young travellers with savings of up to $535 per person from its 2015/16 European summer programme of more than 100 itineraries.

For an even better deal, clients can combine the 7.5 percent Early Payment Discount with Trafalgar or Insight Vacations Frequent Traveller and Second Trip discounts to receive an additional 7.5 percent off their guided holiday.

Contiki also offers increased savings to young travellers when combining the 10% Early Payment Discount on tours over seven days in duration with the five percent Repeat Passenger or up to 10 percent Group Booking Discount.

The offer is available on new bookings paid in full by 26 February 2016.


6. 10-year anniversary savings

Sofitel Brisbane

One of Brisbane’s most iconic five-star hotel addresses is celebrating 10 years of wearing the French inspired Sofitel name in 2015.

Sofitel Brisbane Central is celebrating its milestone anniversary with an indulgent 10th anniversary accommodation and dining package for guests past and present to reminisce and celebrate the hotel’s grand history in style.

Sofitel’s 10th anniversary package includes overnight accommodation, breakfast for two, and a $60 food and beverage credit to use towards a dining experience in one of the hotel’s restaurants, Thyme² or Privé249.

The offer also features two 10th anniversary cocktails to enjoy in the Sofitel’s luxurious lounge bar, Cuvee.

The package offer is priced from $289 per room per night (for two people), and is valid for bookings and stays until the 30April 2015.


7. Exclusive Rail Europe French deals

Rail Plus

Rail Europe GSAs have rolled out their exclusive deals on the Thalys, Eurostar and France Rail Pass for the upcoming European Spring and Summer seasons.

Available from now until 30 March 2015, 1st Class train fares on the Thalys between Paris and Brussels, Cologne and Amsterdam as well as the service between Brussels and Amsterdam start from as low as $70.

Travel must be completed between 1 March and 30 June 2015.

Prices on the Eurostar now start at $57 in Standard Class and $146 on services running from London to Paris, Lille and Brussels. Bookings must be made by 24 March and travel completed between 2 March and 27 August 2015.

Finally, agents can also pass on 20 percent off on France Rail Pass booked by 8 April 2015 in both 1st and 2nd classes. Passes must be used within six months of issue.

Agents are reminded that Rail Europe tickets are distributed by Rail Plus, Rail Tickets, CIT Holidays and Infinity Rail in Australia, and Rail Plus and Go Holidays in New Zealand. Terms and conditions apply for all deals.


8. Special airfares to Europe

Emirates A380 2

Emirates has launched a special offer on airfares for two people to 38 European destinations via just one stop in Dubai, starting from $2,998 return in Economy Class.

Available for sale until 20 February 2015, return Economy Class fares for two begin from $2,998.

Destinations include Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Budapest, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Istanbul, Larnaca, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Rome, St Petersburg, Venice and Zurich.

Other destinations for two on offer are Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Lisbon, Lyon, Malta, Nice, Prague, Stockholm, Vienna and Warsaw. Return Economy Class fares begin from $3,198.

Fares for two to the UK begin at $3,498 in Economy Class and includes travel to Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Newcastle.

Valid for travel from 6 April until 17 June 2015.

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