Explore America's natural beauty

Two weeks of hitting the trails through America's national parks begins and ends in Las Vegas and will take you through eight western states. Highlights include the Grand Canyon, Salt Lake City and Monument Valley. Priced from $5935pp, twin-share, for departures on October 4 and 9, this is the Scenic Parks Explorer guided tour, and includes 14 nights' accommodation, 21 meals, all transportation and a guide. Book by May 31 for discounted October departures.

Contact: your travel agent or Trafalgar, 0800 484 333.

Start on a high


The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur are an architectural wonder worth visiting, particularly the Skybridge —a glass walkway that links the two towers. A 15 day Best of Malaysia trip is priced from $2279pp, twin share, and includes 14 nights' accommodation with daily breakfasts. Book by May 27. The tour departs from Kuala Lumpur on July 7 and on selected dates between August 4 and September 15 this year. Airfares from New Zealand additional.

Contact: Flight Centre, 0800 427 555.

Follow the sun

A 10-night round trip aboard the cruise liner Sun Princess departs from Sydney on February 23 and heads to Airlie Beach and Port Douglas in Far North Queensland.
Priced from $1879pp, twin-share, your cabin will be an Interior Stateroom, though there are Balcony Staterooms available. The Interior Stateroom and Oceanview Stateroom come with an A$100 onboard credit. Book by June 30.

Contact: helloworld, 0800 808 040.

Non-stop to Norfolk

Choose from three departure dates for an exclusive Air Chathams charter flight direct to Norfolk Island from Auckland for a seven-night escape. Local sightseeing tours are part of the package, along with daily cooked breakfasts and six dinners. The departure dates are October 25, November 1 and November 8. Book by July 1.

Contact: Pukekohe Travel, 0800 785 386, or e-mail mel@ pukekohetravel.co.nz
Book with a buddy

Secure a $5000 air credit for yourself and your travel buddy by booking a European river cruise by June 5. This 15-day Avalon Waterways cruise departs from Amsterdam on selected dates between April and October next year. Priced from $9430pp, you'll cruise through Cologne, Vienna, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg and Budapest.

Contact: your own travel agent or Avalon Waterways, 0800 000 883.

Be in to win

Herald Travel and Cardrona Alpine Resort have teamed up to offer you the chance to hit the slopes this winter. We're giving away two single day Lift, Lesson and Rental packages, which include an all mountain day lift pass to Cardrona Alpine Resort, two 2hr group ski or snowboard lessons and rental gear for skiing or boarding.

Founded in 1980, Cardrona Alpine Resort features three vast basins and is home to New Zealand's first cabin-style lift — the McDougall's Express Chondola, and the Southern Hemisphere's most extensive terrain parks and pipes. Wide, open trails offer some of the country's best snow conditions. Take an easy drive from Queenstown or Wanaka and be welcomed with genuine Kiwi hospitality.

To be in to win, head to the nzhtravel Facebook page, find the Cardrona post, and comment with your best video or photo of your favourite skiing holiday moment. Standard NZME terms and conditions apply, entries close Monday, May 28, at 4pm.