Deal of the week

Sitting within Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Hayman Island has become known for its luxurious, five-star resort, the One and Only Hayman Island. The private island boasts superb restaurants and offers beauty and spa therapies and treatments. Get away from New Zealand's chillier temperatures, and stay on Hayman Island for three nights. Priced from $1059pp, twin-share.

You'll have a Hayman Lagoon Room, full buffet breakfasts, complimentary use non-motorised watercraft (including catamarans, windsurfers and paddle skis), use of squash and tennis courts, table tennis, golf putting green and gymnasium facilities. Book by March 31.

Travel dates are April 10 to May 15; May 22 to July 19 and July 28 to September 15. Room upgrades are available. Book now.

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Karma, karma Camakila


Whether you enjoy crowds or a secluded beach, Bali has much to offer. Gravitate to wherever the mood takes you during a seven-night stay; return Air New Zealand airfares from Auckland included.

Priced from $1679pp, twin-share, this package must be booked by January 18. Travel from May 28 to June 25; September 3 to 21; October 1 to 15.

Your accommodation is the four-star Ramada Camakila Bali Resort, where daily breakfasts are included, as is a one-hour massage and your transfers to Denpasar Airport between the hours of 7am and 11pm. Book now.
A necessary medieval

Meet the locals in medieval hill towns as you travel from Rome to Venice through the countryside of Umbria and Tuscany. A nine-day tour is priced from $3650pp, twin-share, and is fully escorted.

Everything is covered - from transfers and transport to meals and luxurious accommodation. Departures begin in April. Bookings made by February 25 are eligible for discounts. Book now.
Turn up the Tahiti

Return flights from Auckland to Tahiti with Air Tahiti Nui are on sale from $975pp, but must be booked by close of business on January 22. Travel from January 26 to June 31, though some dates are closed off.

The airline has also reduced the fares for return flights to Los Angeles, via Tahiti; now priced from $1299pp. These flights can be taken from January 26 through to October 31. Book now.
Calling big rock fans

 Outback Explorer Tour by luxury coach from Darwin to Ayers Rock. Photo / NTCC
Outback Explorer Tour by luxury coach from Darwin to Ayers Rock. Photo / NTCC

See the sun set over Uluru while sipping wine and nibbling canapes - all part of an 11-day Outback Explorer Tour by luxury coach from Darwin to Ayers Rock, taking in Kakadu, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

You'll also experience a truly Aussie barbeque and you can sink into the thermal springs at Mataranka.

Book before February 15 and your tour price will be discounted by five per cent. The current price is $5050pp, twin-share.