Deals: Bargains of the week


Save $1300 a couple on this eight-night Phuket holiday package. It includes accommodation in a Junior Suite at the waterfront Katathani Beach Resort on Kata Noi Bay, return private transfers, daily breakfast, lunch or dinner daily, two one-hour massages and 2pm check-out on the final day of your stay.

The large, lively resort has six swimming pools, a fitness centre, tennis courts, putting greens, a games room and offers lots of activities.

The deal is priced from $999 a person twin share. It's on sale till April 30 for travel until September 30. Phone 131 381. See


Eastern Europe Travel is offering solo travellers a seven-night Danube cruise from Passau to Budapest and return with sole use of a twin cabin and no single supplement – a saving of at least $745 a person.

The assigned outside cabins on the MS Select Explorer are located on Lower Deck, with cabins also available on the middle deck for a small surcharge. Also included in the price are return transfers between Munich airport and the ship and all meals. Land excursions are extra.

There are two departures in July and two in October. $1491 per person in October and $1773 in July. Book by May 6. Phone 1300 668 844. See



Save a last-minute $1600 a couple on a cycling tour of Provence that departs at the end of May.

This seven-day Tour de Vines cycling holiday with an emphasis on all things gourmet in Provence includes a tasting at the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the world heritage site of the Pond du Gard, a visit to the Roman Theatre at Orange and visits to Vincent Van Gogh sites in Arles and St-Remy. It's relaxed to moderate cycling and includes all accommodation, most meals and drinks, use of bike and luggage transfers.

The May 29 departure only is $3200 per person twin share. Phone 1300 665 330. See


Book a seven-day tour in India along with a three-night package at The Oberoi Grand in Kolkata, India and save 30 per cent off the tour, plus receive a free upgrade to a Junior Suite at the Oberoi Grand. Your Oberoi stay includes three nights with daily breakfast, private airport transfers and one dining experience.

An example of the tours this applies to is the 11-day Taj, Tigers & Palaces private itinerary, which costs from $4399 a person and includes animal safaris, sightseeing with private guides and breakfast daily.

The Oberoi stay costs $799 per person twin share.

Black out periods apply. Travel till March 31, 2017. Offer valid till May 2. Phone 1300 036 782. See


This New Zealand Southern Alps family ski holiday package includes seven nights' accommodation at Rydges Lakeland Queenstown for a family of four.

Accommodation is in a Deluxe Lake View Room, and you also get a three-day Queenstown Ski Superpass (Coronet Peak and The Remarkables), one free night, and up to two kids 11 years and under can stay with their parents for free. Plus, there's free Wi-Fi.

The deal costs $965 per adult twin share. The deal is on sale till April 30 and is valid for travel June 17-23 and throughout September. During the period July 1-August 31, the deal stands, but kids stay for $165 per child.

It's important to note that the hotel is undergoing substantial refurbishment during these times.

Phone 131 415. See