Under $400

Dunedin's Motel On York is offering a two-night package for $300 for two people to stay in its five-star suites any weekend through to the end of this year. Stay either on a Friday and Saturday or a Saturday and Sunday. Get free breakfasts, newspaper and internet use.

Contact: Motel On York, 0800 00 66 66
On the web: jasons.com/hotdeal
Under $1500
Tahiti for six nights in four-star accommodation and return flights from Auckland are priced from $1479 each, twin-share. Travel from Wellington or Christchurch starts at $1579 each.

Book by October 12. Travel by October 24 or between November 20 and December 25 or next year from January 15 to March 31.

Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 427 555
On the web: flightcentre.co.nz
Under $2000
Get a team of four men and women together and try your skills at golf in an annual amateur competition while holidaying in Norfolk Island for seven nights.

The Governor's Cup is held during the first week of November. Compete, attend the special dinner, stay seven nights in Governor's Lodge Resort and fly return from Auckland from $1919 each, twin-share. Book by October 30. Travel between October 31 and November 7.

Contact: House of Travel, 0800 838 747
On the web: houseoftravel.co.nz
Under $3000
Return airfares from Auckland to Fiji with three nights on a Blue Lagoon Gold Club Cruise and four nights at two resorts on land are priced from $2699 each, twin-share. All meals and most activities on the cruise are included, as are breakfasts at one of the resorts.

Book by October 31. Travel by March 31. Closeouts apply from Christmas Day to January 13.

Contact: Our Pacific, 0800 80 3454
On the web: ourpacific.co.nz