UNDER $110 FOR TWO
Accommodation for two in balmy Cairns is $107 a night at the four-star Amaroo hotel at Trinity Beach. A minimum of two nights' stay applies.
Contact: wotif.com (see link below) or freephone 0800 441 096
Premium seating for The Lion King at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne is part of a package for two nights' twin-share accommodation at the Victoria Hotel and return flights at $679 each (plus taxes, etc). Flights are with Qantas from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.
Contact: Lionworld United Travel, freephone 0800 277 477 or email Alicia Styles (see link below).
Moorea's Dolphin Quest lagoon is one of just four Dolphin Quest locations where holidaymakers can swim with bottlenose dolphins within a 1ha coral-reef-edged lagoon.
Package deals to Moorea - with accommodation at the Moorea Beachcomber which is located on the lagoon - are $1599 each (plus taxes, etc), twin-share, for five nights' accommodation in Moorea, two nights' in Papeete and return ferry transfers between Papeete and Moorea.
Travel from Wellington or Christchurch costs $100 more and the deal is valid for sales and travel taken by September 30.
Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 354 448.
UNDER $130 FOR TWO
It's not too late to get good seats at the World Of Wearable Arts Awards in Wellington this month.
Octopus Travel has twinshare rooms at the three-star boutique Wellington Hotel at $126 a night for the six-day event. The awards open on September 23.
Contact: Octopus Travel (see link below) or freephone 0800 448 846
Five-night packages, with return flights from Auckland to Phuket, are now $899 each (plus taxes, etc), twin-share, but you must book by Friday.
This package is for travel taken by October 31 and includes a night in Kuala Lumpur then five nights in Phuket.
Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 354 448
Cruise the Mediterranean in five-star luxury on board Oceania Lines' cruise ships Nautica or Insignia.
The Greek and Italian classics cruise departs from Rome in April, or you can catch departures in May or September.
This is a 10-day cruise and the price of $2995 each, twin-share, includes accommodation in an inside stateroom, all port taxes, meals and entertainment.
Other cabins are available at varying prices.
Contact: Lionworld United Travel, 0800 277 477 or email Alicia Styles (see link below)