Christchurch heritage returns
The elegant Heritage Christchurch, in Cathedral Square's old Government Building, has reopened and guests can now enjoy its luxurious suites from $235 a night for a one-bedroom suite and $335 for a two-bedroom suite. This opening special is valid until November 3, subject to availability.
Go it alone
Mondo Travel has great cruise offers for those travelling solo. For a limited time, five selected Voyages of Discovery cruises to exotic destinations will have no single supplement, including Tales of India & Arabia (Dubai to Colombo) and Windows on the Ancient World (Athens to Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt). The offer expires October 21, which is also the departure date of the first available cruise.
Away from it all in Aitutaki
There's only one day left to book one of Our Pacific's laid-back seven-night packages on the Cook Island's Aitutaki. A choice of prices and resorts is available starting from $1599 per person, twin share at Inana Beach Bungalows to $3399 at Pacific Resort or Aitutaki Escape. Packages include flights, transfers, specified meals and extras, depending on the resort. Offer closes tomorrow.
Wellington is gearing up for a busy Labour Weekend, with Te Papa hosting major exhibitions. These include Aztecs: Conquest & Glory; Colour & Light: Impressionism from France & America, which features works from artists such as Monet, Degas and Renoir, and The WOW Factor: 25 Years in the Making, which celebrates the World of Wearable Art, including incredible garments and behind-the scenes sketches. Top hotels have come to the party with Rydges offering Park Up for the Weekend for $185, including free parking, breakfast for two and kids under 12 staying free.
Nice in Noosa
Bask in the sunshine of Noosa's famous silken-sand beaches and make the most of cycleways to explore the region. Sunshine Coast seven-night holidays in four-star accommodation are priced from $915 each, twin-share - flying with Air New Zealand. Book by October 13. Travel between January 28 and March 28.
The Riviera at sea
Plan to board a cruise ship named Riviera on May 22 next year, and you'll set off on a 10-night cruise from Istanbul to Barcelona, seeing the sights of Italy, Turkey, Greece, Monaco, Spain and France. Priced from $3895 each, twin-share for a Veranda Stateroom. The package includes all meals and entertainment on board, as well as port charges, fees and gratuities. Return airfares from New Zealand are additional. Book by December 31.
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