The self-proclaimed "style capital" of the north coast of New South Wales, Byron Bay is home to an eclectic mix of cafes, boutiques and bars as well as the Byron Bay Lighthouse. Flight Centre has Byron Bay holidays including return airfares to Gold Coast airport and two nights at the five-star Byron at Byron Resort & Spa with a whale watching tour from $999 a person ex Auckland, $1095 ex Wellington and $935 ex Christchurch. Add car hire from Gold Coast airport from $72 a day. Sale ends July 31 for travel before August 31. Contact 0800 427 555 or flightcentre.co.nz.
Our Pacific has return Air Vanuatu airfares from Auckland to Port Vila, four nights at Le Lagon Resort from $1159 an adult and $459 a child. The deal includes transfers in Port Vila, breakfast daily and kids (maximum two) eat for free. Sale ends July 31 for travel August 1 to December 12. Some closeouts apply. Contact 0800 500 598.
House of Travel has packages to Dublin from $2559 a person including return airfares from Auckland with Lufthansa, three nights' accommodation at a three-star hotel, breakfast daily and a hop-on/hop-off bus tour. Sale ends July 31 for travel before October 31. Contact 0800 838 747.
Flight Centre has San Francisco holidays including return airfares flying Air New Zealand, four nights' accommodation, airport transfers and a Wine Country tour from $3109 a person ex Auckland and $3209 ex Wellington or Christchurch. Sale ends July 31 for travel from August 10 to October 8. Some closeouts apply. Contact 0800 427 555.
Our Pacific has four nights at Hayman Island, off the coast of Queensland from $1579 a person. The deal includes return launch transfers from Hamilton Island to Hayman, breakfast daily and an A$100 dining certificate per booking. Airfares additional. Sale ends July 31 for travel before October 31. Contact 0800 908 899.
Flight Centre Top Five Flights
Melbourne one way $159
Samoa return $385
Los Angeles return $1159
Hong Kong return $1495*
London return $2095
Prices are per person departing Auckland, correct as at July 14, 2009 and subject to change without notice. Airport departure fees are additional. Date and travel restrictions apply. LA sale ends July 21. Full terms and conditions are available at flightcentre.co.nz.
Our Pacific has packages for three nights at Kou Bugny Hotel from $999 an adult. The deal includes transfers in Noumea, return domestic airfares to the Isle of Pines, transfers in Isle of Pines and breakfast daily. Sale ends August 3 for travel October 1 to March 31. Contact Our Pacific on 0800 500 598.
House of Travel has eight-night packages to Duangjitt Resort & Spa in Phuket, Thailand from $1499 a person. The package includes return airfares form Auckland to Phuket, eight nights' accommodation including breakfast, three set-menu dinners a person and a free one-hour massage or facial a person. Add an extra four nights from only $99 an adult. Sale ends July 31 for travel from August 1 to November 30. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747.
Air New Zealand Holidays has five-night packages at the four-star Marrakesh Apartments, Gold Coast, from $479 a person. Sale ends July 31 for travel before December 22 or January 20 to March 31. Call 0800 737 000 or visit an Air NZ Holidays shop.
House of Travel has packages including three nights at Pensione Hotel Sydney and a Wicked The Broadway Musical "A" Reserve Ticket from $399 a person. Sale ends October 25 for travel September 6 to November 1, with some closeout dates. Airfares additional. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747.
Flight Centre has Yangtze River holidays including return airfares to Hong Kong with one nights' accommodation and a six-night Yangtze River Cruise with selected meals and transfers from $4529 a person ex Auckland and $4749 ex Wellington or Christchurch. Sale ends July 26 for travel from September 1 to October 10. Contact Flight Centre on 0800 427 555.
House of Travel has eight-night packages to Penang from $1399 a person including flights from Auckland to Penang and breakfast daily. Sale ends July 31 for travel from August 21 to December 19. Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747.