Best of the best travel deals
STAY at a luxurious island resort, experience Phuket for less, or spend Christmas in Lapland - there are plenty of travel deals to suit every taste.
Take part in Coxy's Big Break
JOIN television personality Geoff Cox when he hosts the June 7 departure of APT's escorted 21-day Spectacular Rockies and Alaskan tour-cruise as part of his travel show, Coxy's Big Break.
The package is from $10,885 per person, twin share, which includes rail, coach and cruise, hotels, 39 meals, tour director, guides, and port charges.
If booked before March 31, APT offers a saving of $500 per person when buying a return airfare to Canada.
Contact: call 1300 229 804, see www.aptouring.com.au or visit your local travel agent.
Easter luxury at Hyatt
ESCAPE to another world this Easter with a Hyatt Regency Coolum luxury escape.
Several packages are available and all combine five-star accommodation and breakfast with a range of extras such as golf, cycling or a three-course dinner.
Packages are valid for stays from April 15 to 30. Conditions apply.
For full details and bookings phone Hyatt Regency Coolum on 1800 COOLUM (266 586) or visit www.coolum.regency.hyatt.com.
Up to 50% off Phuket
THE Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is set on Karon Beach with easy access to the nearby FantaSea theme park, Chalong Temple, a championship golf course and stunning dive sites.
Save up to 50% on early bookings, with prices starting from $110 per night twin double share. The offer is valid until March 6 for stays from April to September 30. Visit www.zuji.com.au and click on weekend newspaper deals.
Christmas in Lapland
EXPERIENCE a white Christmas in Santa's home town of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland on Bentours' Christmas in Lapland tour. This five-day tour from $2151 per person twin share departs on December 23.
Contact your travel agent or Bentours on 1800 221 712, www.bentours.com.au.
EXPLORE the picturesque German countryside and the Austrian cities of Innsbruck and Salzburg on Tempo Holidays' Southern Romance tour.
Departing Frankfurt, the seven-day tour journeys through some of the region's most scenic and historic highlights from $1396 per person twin share. They include a cruise on the Rhine, the beautiful Black Forest, Lake Constance and the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps: the inspiration for Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle.
The package is valid for travel until October 31 and includes six nights in first and superior-tourist-class hotels, six breakfasts, two dinners, transport by modern air-conditioned coach, sightseeing as per itinerary, tour escort and porterage.
Contact your travel agent or Tempo Holidays at www.tempoholidays.com, 1300 558 987
Wind down in Mauritius
NESTLED in tropical and peaceful gardens close to the beach, the four-star La Plantation Hotel allows you to rest, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of magnificent Mauritius.
From $2177 per person twin double share ex Brisbane, the package includes return economy-class flights and five nights at La Plantation Hotel with breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks daily for two adults.
The offer is valid until March 6 for stays now until May 30.
Visit www.zuji.com.au and click on weekend newspaper deals.
Daydream for Easter
STAY four nights and pay for three at Daydream Island Resort and Spa for Easter.
Hop on to the package from $449 per person twin share, including four nights accommodation with buffet breakfast daily, a free upgrade to an ocean balcony room and free Easter hamper. Kids stay and eat breakfast for free.
The deal is available until April 26 for travel between April 1 and 30.Conditions apply.
For bookings and inquiries call 1800 075 040, visit www.daydreamisland.com or contact your local travel agent.