Deal of the week: Onboard luxury
Queen Mary 2 is often described as the grandest and most magnificent ocean-liner ever built; fully refurbished in 2016, her style and elegance have always made a fabulous impression. On board, passengers can luxuriate in the very modern spa club and feed the mind by attending an enrichment programme led by professors from Oxford University and other prestigious experts. A seven-night cruise from Southampton to New York is priced from $1569pp, twin-share, in a Britannia Balcony Room. This room has an obstructed view.
Balcony Staterooms are available for the price of an Inside Stateroom. The cruise departs on November 19. Book by April 30.
Contact: helloworldtravel, 0800 808 040 or helloworld.co.nz
Head to Australia for a two night stay at Primus Hotel Sydney with an A-Reserve ticket to Chicago The Musical. This package starts at $485pp double share for the hotel and your show ticket for either a matinee on a Tuesday or Wednesday, or an evening performance on a Tuesday through to a Friday. The Chicago season in Sydney runs from August 20 to October 20. There are options to upgrade and extend your trip. Primus Hotel Sydney is one of Sydney's finest examples of art-deco glamour and is positioned in the heart of the city, with a rooftop pool and bar. Book by September 20. Travel between August 19 and September 30.
Contact: helloworld travel, 0800 303 132 or helloworld.co.nz
Feel the heat in Vanuatu
Experience Tanna with the Yasur Volcano & Highlands Safari Tour, which will take you through the Middle Bush area, coffee plantations, and many highland villages before reaching Mt Loanialu, where a short walk will take you to the crater's edge. Then discover Lowinio Village where the way of life has not changed in centuries, with an interesting insight into the daily life of a local tribe.
A seven-night Tanna and Port Vila holiday includes a Yasur Volcano and Highlands Safari Tour and five nights in an Ocean View Bure at White Grass Ocean Resort and Spa, Tanna. Priced from $1999pp, twin-share, return domestic airfares from Port Vila to Tanna are included, as are daily tropical breakfasts and two tours and two nights at Chantilly's on the Bay in Port Vila. Flights from New Zealand are additional.
Various travel periods are available. Book by October 31.
Our Pacific, 0800 500 598 or
Avoid the annual bustle of peak tourist season in Morocco by booking a seven-day guided tour, departing on elected dates in November through to March. Priced from $959pp, twin-share, this tour will immerse you in the region's history and culture, the vibrancy of its local markets and the taste sensations of its traditional and authentic foods. Flights from New Zealand are additional.
your own travel agent or Globus Tours, 0800 000 883 or
Fiji with a friend
Choose to cruise for three or four nights through Fiji's Yasawa and Mamanuca Islands and your travel buddy can join you for free. Valid for Hibiscus and Orchid cabin fares on Blue Lagoon Cruises Explorer Cruise or Wanderer Cruise, this deal is available on a limited number of departures and starts at $1739.
your own travel agent or Blue Lagoon Cruises, 0800 293 766 or
If you book on the website, use the promotional codes BLC3NT50APR19 for the three-night cruise or BLC4NT50-APR19 for the four-night cruise.