Departure lounge: Cuban revolution

Fiji for the family

Our Pacific has great Fiji deals on offer, including a seven-night family package priced from $3199 for two adults and two kids under 13. The deal includes flights, two nights in Nadi and five nights at Plantation Island Resort, a $500 (about $325) food and beverage voucher for each room at Plantation Island, transfers, free meals for the kids and more. Must be booked by November 4, closeout dates and other conditions apply.

Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam

Experience the exotic sights and sounds of Abu Dhabi en route to the stately city of Amsterdam, with a deal available through Flight Centre. It includes return airfares, two nights' stopover accommodation in Abu Dhabi with return airport transfers and three nights' accommodation in Amsterdam with buffet breakfast daily. Prices start from $2045 a person, twin share, from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. Valid for sales until October 19 for travel March 1-20, 2014. Conditions apply.

Motor madness in Melbourne

If the 2014 Melbourne Grand Prix (March 13-16) is on your radar, talk to Harvey World Travel about their range of hotted-up deals that cover everything from flights to accommodation to admission, plus a few extras.

Grandstand tickets paid for before December 20 are eligible for benefits and extras such as Behind the Scenes Day, Main Straight Walk, access to the GP Advantage Bar and much more. Valid for sales until January 10, unless sold out prior.

Summer road trip

Wotif has a summer drive campaign that offers a $25 fuel voucher if you book four-night stays at selected properties. The offer closes October 21 and numbers are limited, so check the fuel gauge on the home page to see if it's running on empty. Other good deals are still available - for instance, book the Big Global Deal at the four-star plus Apollo Hotel Rotorua and for $99 you get parking, 12pm checkout and a two-hour internet voucher. Available until late November, or until sold out.

Cuba uncovered

Explore the revolutionary history of Cuba including Fidel Castro's headquarters and Che Guevara's mausoleum, swim under waterfalls and trek to the summit of the highest peak on a 15-day, small-group adventure holiday from Explore Worldwide. Tour prices start at $2152 a person, twin share, and include accommodation in standard hotels, cabins and camping, many meals, services of an Explore tour leader, plus some local guides. Valid for sales until April 11, 2014 for selected departure dates. Other conditions apply, airfares additional.

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- NZ Herald

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