Less than $600 for each member of your family will cover a four night Rarotonga escape for two adults and two children aged 2 to 11. Club Raro, on the northern coast of Rarotonga, is alongside a picturesque coral beach and offers thatched-roof accommodation, lagoon-side sundecks, palm frond shade huts and a swimming pool - complete with swim-up pool bar. Return airfares with Virgin Australia from Auckland and four nights' accommodation with daily breakfasts, are priced from $589pp, family-share. Travel by March 24 or between March 28 and April 12; from April 25 to May 31, or check available travel dates from August through to early December.

Go troppo

Glamping is the stylish way to go camping, these days, with permanent glamping sites popping up all over New Zealand. Or, you could go tropical, glamping on a private island in Vanuatu. The Santo fivenight glamping package includes return airfares from Auckland and two nights' accommodation in Port Vila at the Grand Hotel and Casino. You'll "glamp" for five nights in a luxurious safari tent; breakfasts provided, on Ratua Private Island. This package is priced from $2199pp, twinshare. Book by March 31. Various travel dates are available.
Park and Ride

Disneyland has been staging its spectacular, music-filled fireworks show since 1956. Anaheim family holidays come with a two-day Disneyland Resort "Park Hopper" pass, five nights' accommodation for a family of two adults and two children aged 2-9, and your return airfares from any New Zealand airport serviced by Air New Zealand. Prices start from $1449pp from any Air New Zealand-serviced airport. Includes return airfares to Los Angeles. Book by February 22.


Take flight

Save cash on your flights to Europe so you'll have more spending money in your pocket when you get there. Return flights from Auckland or Christchurch to Frankfurt or Paris start at $1399 (London starts at $1499) flying China Southern. Business Class starts at $5999 (Frankfurt or Paris) and $6399 (London). Travel is available on selected dates from May to November 10, unless sold out prior. On sale until March 31.