Stop over at one of Abu Dhabi's most luxurious hotels for 45 per cent less. Stay four nights at the five-star St Regis Abu Dhabi from $923 for a superior sea-view room, with breakfast. Valid for sale and travel till October 4. See lowcostholidays.com.au.
My Hawaii has great deals on four- and five-star Starwood Hotels & Resorts properties in Waikiki and Maui. The packages include return economy Hawaiian Airlines flights, with teens aged 12-17 flying at children's prices. Travel is from mid-October to early December. Valid for sale till September 30. Phone 1300 004 292. See myhawaii.com.au.
Planning to attend the Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne? Mantra on Jolimont's Joli Good Deal on a one-bedroom apartment includes a bottle of wine, late checkout and breakfast for two. From $229 a night. Valid October 24-26 and October 31-November 4. Phone 131 517. See mantra.com.au.
Christmas party planners take note: Mercure Hunter Valley Resort's company Christmas packages include a special accommodation rate of $169 a twin-share room. The resort has a range of party options on offer. Phone (02) 4998 2000. See mercurehuntervalley.com.au.
Dream of seeing the big five? Book a 2015 Africa holiday for two with Travelmarvel and one person's flights are free (apart from taxes). The 15-day Cape Town to Chobe Adventure, for instance, costs from $6495 a person, twin share and that includes meals, internal flights, park fees and transfers. Valid for sale till January 31. Phone 1300 196 420. See travelmarvel.com.au.
Gypsian Tours' Turkish Odyssey 21-day tour includes three nights sailing the Mediterranean on a Turkish gulet, three nights in Cappadocia and two in Safranbolu. It kicks off in Istanbul, August 28, 2015. Phone (07) 3372 4833. See gypsianboutiquetours.com.au.
A 37-day Cruise Express 2015 escorted holiday includes two cruises. Departing Australia on June 5, the "European Sojourn" begins with three nights in Rome before a 12-night cruise to Venice, a three-day coach tour of northern Italy, a flight to London and three nights there, and a 14-night round-trip Scandinavian cruise. Return flights included. From $11,990 a person, twin-share. Phone 1300 764 509.