Book by late November to receive a big discount on a 22-night cruise package from Sydney to Hong Kong on board P&O World Cruises' Aurora. The deal represents a saving of $2300 a person on a 20-night cruise with all main meals, two nights at the Marco Polo hotel in Hong Kong and return air fare to Sydney from Hong Kong. Also included is a £150 ($250) onboard credit for each person. Departs Sydney, February 16; stops include Brisbane, Shanghai and the resort island of Xiamen. The package must be booked by November 22. Phone 1300 369 848. See ecruising.travel.
Hotels.com is offering 30 per cent off stay of three nights at the five-star Moevenpick Hotels in Dubai. Room rate starts at $180 a night. Valid for sale and travel before December 31. See hotels.com.
MID-WEEK MINI BREAK
The Landmark Nelson Bay in Port Stephens, NSW has introduced a new mid-week stay offer. It includes three nights' accommodation with in-room chocolates and sparkling wine. Valid until August 31, 2014 the offer is available on a one-bedroom apartment from Sunday to Thursday nights, excluding school and public holidays. It costs $335 a room for three nights, a saving of $145. The property has an outdoor pool and spa area, steam room and restaurant. Phone 1800 200 755. See landmarknelsonbay.com.au.
CHINA FOR LESS
Book and pay for a 12-day China Discovery group tour with Helen Wong's Tours before December 31 and save up to $600 a couple. Under the deal, the price starts at $3690 a person twin share from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and includes return flights with Cathay Pacific. The offer is valid for travel between February 1 and June 26. Phone 1300 788 328. See helenwongstours.com.
Accor hotels is offering 30 per cent off stays of two nights in Australian hotels across its various brands. The offer is valid at Pullman, MGallery, Quay West, Sebel, Grand Mercure, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis Styles hotels, and the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. Valid for sale till February 3 for stays December 1 to February 7. All bookings must be pre-paid, are non-refundable and non-transferable. See http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/promotion/specials/australia-stay2save30.shtml.
Wotif is offering nearly 50 per cent off stays of four nights or more at Paradise Taveuni in Fiji. The deal is priced from $285 a night, a saving of 48 per cent for two people. It includes accommodation, daily breakfast and an upgrade to an oceanfront room if available on arrival. The offer is valid until late December, or until sold out. 1300 887 979. See wotif.com/hotelW50304.
INDIA BY MOTORBIKE
Motorcycle expedition company, Extreme Bike Tours is offering a 10 per cent discount on bookings of its Motorcycle Tour through Spicy South India, scheduled to kick off on January 12. Under the offer, discounts of up to $US385 ($400) are available for the guided 12-day South India tour departing Cochin on January 12 for a 1600-kilometre journey to Goa via tea plantations, the palaces and temples of Mysore, the ancient city of Hassan and the jungles of Mudumalai National Park where riders will stay in a jungle retreat. The tour is open to licensed motorcyclists although pillion passengers are also welcome. The package includes a flight from Goa back to Cochin at the end of the tour, three-star accommodation en route, all meals on the tour, fuel and motorbike hire. The South India tour is now priced from $US3465 a rider if booked before November 30. The fare for pillion passengers has been reduced to $US2925. See extremebiketours.com.