Hot deals: The more the merrier

Stingray feeding in Gisborne. Photo / Tourism Eastland
Stingray feeding in Gisborne. Photo / Tourism Eastland

Under $250

A four-person accommodation deal in Gisborne starts at $245 a night at the four-star Emerald Hotel and Conference Centre. Package comes with a family pass to Wild Stingray Feeding. Book and stay by October 2.

Contact:, 0800 441 092

Under $800

Hotels in London are offering discount accommodation to match the influx of visitors in time for next month's royal wedding. From $240/night, a couple can stay in four-star luxury that includes feather mattress toppers, Egyptian cotton sheets, and the use of an indoor pool, sauna and steam room at the Marriott London Kensington. Book at least three consecutive nights for the deal by May 16. Stay by May 30.

Contact:, 0800 998 799

Under $2500

Return airfares with Air Tahiti Nui from Auckland to Papeete, five nights at Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa and two nights at Intercontinental Tahiti Resort are priced from $2299 each. Transfers in Papeete and Moorea are included, as are daily cooked breakfasts.

Book by May 31. Travel from April 20 to May 31 or between October 1 and March 31 next year.

Contact: Our Pacific, 0800 902 233

Under $4000

The glamorous and thrilling world of espionage is all yours from $3729, for a 14-day European Spy Mission tour which follows in the footsteps of literature's greatest spies. Travelling through Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, you will train with SWAT teams, drive a military tank in Prague, explore underground Berlin and - in true James Bond style - hop on a hydrofoil on Lake Como. Martinis can be savoured at the James Bond Bar in the revolving mountain-top restaurant Piz Gloria in Switzerland - the location for many scenes in the 1969 movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

Available for set departures on July 23 and September 10.

Contact: Your local travel agent or Adventure World, 0800 465 432

* Unless otherwise stated, prices for packages are quoted for one adult on a twin-share booking basis. Conditions apply, such as deals being subject to availability and close-out dates, and most have short-life booking deadlines.

Victoria Clark

- NZ Herald

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