Discover New Zealand’s Stunning Winter Beauty!

June 21, 2010

This week we have a great deal to New Zealand.   June, July and August are winter months in New Zealand & it makes for a perfect romantic escape - think roaring fires, rich red wine, hot bubble baths and crisp cool days.

In the south you can visit the splendid alpine region of Queenstown while in the north you can enjoy the more temperate climate good for outdoor activities. Of course the mouth watering local foods and famous wines can be enjoyed any time of the year.

Incredible savings, unbeatable value - 3 nights for $100.00! This week only!

Book your airfare to Auckland, New Zealand with us and receive 3 nights accommodation in New Zealand for just $100.00! You can choose your 3 nights at any of these participating hotels:

Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City is situated in one of Auckland’s finest locations, right on the waterfront with easy access to Auckland’s bustling Viaduct Basin, shopping, bars and restaurants.

Millennium Hotel Rotorua is perfectly located on the edge of downtown overlooking mystical Lake Rotorua.

Copthorne Hotel Christchurch Central is one of Christchurch’s leading hotels and is located in the heart of the city overlooking beautiful Victoria Square, the Avon River and with stunning views out to the Southern Alps.

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront is a year round resort, located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and within walking distance of Queenstown central shopping and entertainment area .

For airfare terms and conditions, please contact us at 800 644-6659

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Cook Islands Airfares on Sale!

May 20, 2009

Air New Zealand slashes fares to the Cook Islands from $698 per person based on double occupancy.

Do you feel you need to escape to a secluded island - a place that your Blackberry won’t get a signal?

Air New Zealand has reduced airfares from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Rarotonga. Fares from Los Angeles start at $698/person in economy class and $1930/person in Business Class. Combine this airfare with some of the exceptional “specials” packages available at the moment - the Cook islands have never been so affordable!

Fares are valid for sale until Jun 30, 2009 for travel May 31, 2009 through August 30, 2009.
Conditions & Restrictions apply. Excludes government fees, taxes and 9/11 security fee of $58-$62. Change and cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply. Prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets must be issued within 72 hours of confirmation of reservation but no later than June 30, 2009, whichever is earlier. Full terms and conditions available on request.

Call the “Island Travel Gal” at 800 644-6659 or email teresa@luxuryhideaways.net

to secure your seats to the idyllic Cook Islands

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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND LOWEST FARES EVER!!!

March 18, 2009

Great Barrier Reef FishAustralia airfare - $398.00pp PLUS TAX

There are strict ticketing dates but you can travel up to 24/October!

Reserve this incredible airfare then lets work on your holiday around this amazing country.

Australia is made up of 6 states and 2 territories. Each of these areas offers a different Australian experience. From the big cities to the Outback or Great Barrier Reef there is much to explore. Enjoy memorable wildlife experiences or relax on an island resort. For the more adventurous travel let us take you off the beaten track to some of the more unusual places that Australia has to offer.

RESERVE YOUR TICKET BY FRIDAY 3/20/09 — TRAVEL FROM NOW UNTIL 10/24/09

All rates are per person from LAX and do not include U.S./Airport departure taxes/security charges and fuel surcharges of approximately $300-350. Rates are subject to availability and to change without notice. Inquire for periodic special offers, accommodation rates and our special business class airfare rate.
Packages arranged thru Sunspots International ~ CST#2042720-40 ~ OST#81 ~ WST#602174620 [Read more]

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Cruise New Zealand Aboard Your Own Private Yacht

December 11, 2008

Stateroom aboard GalernaCruise aboard the M.Y. Galerna - a fully crewed, luxury charters through New Zealand’s finest coastline - a travel experience for the discerning, unlike any other.

Make your rendezvous with New Zealand as luxurious and uniquely memorable as possible by experiencing this exquisite land from the stunningly beautiful sea surrounding it aboard your own private luxury motor ketch.

The M.Y. Galerna once host to the Danish Royal family, and the artist Salvador Dali, this classic Scandinavian motor yacht, fitted out to the highest specifications, offers guests the ultimate in cruising comfort. Galerna is 87 feet and is fully crewed to provide the ultimate in ocean-going pleasure. Teak and mahogany interiors embrace you; state of art technology and entertainment systems pamper you. All meals and drinks are provided by your gourmet chef.

From the simple joy of ‘taking the air’ on the expansive wooden decks while enjoying the ever-changing southern scenery, to soothing away stresses and strains in the Scandinavian sauna, everything is undeniably first-class. The haute cuisine, centered on the fish and shellfish harvested daily, is superb; the New Zealand wines captivating.

Accommodating up to 6 guests in three stylish guest cabins, each with full ensuite facilities, Galerna offers pleasures to stimulate the most jaded traveler: luxury tenders for exploring shallow areas and rivers, water skiing, wind surfing, wake boarding, game fishing, hunting, archery, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving.

The very best in navigational and marine safety equipment ensures Galerna provides the ultimate in safe luxurious cruising. Enjoying exclusive use of so elegant and finely appointed a vessel as Galerna provides you with the perfect platform from which to discover New Zealand’s unique cruising playgrounds.

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Milford Sound Overnight Cruises

June 17, 2008

nz wandererAn overnight cruise on board the Milford Wanderer is a unique adventure.

Join our nature guide and friendly crew for a full length cruise of Milford Sound. Keep a lookout for wildlife, especially fur seals basking on the rocks. There is plenty of time for you to go exploring in the kayaks and tender craft and relax on deck.

As the shadows deepen the Milford Wanderer returns under sail (weather permitting) to Harrison Cove for the night. In our cosy saloon enjoy a scrumptious three-course meal and the company of like-minded passengers.

Comfortable bunk style accommodation with four bunks per compartment

Three course evening meal and breakfast

20 kayaks and 1 tender craft

Capacity – sleeps 61

Underwater Observatory option

Coach connections from Queenstown and Te Anau

Fly out options, Milford to Queenstown available (weather dependent)

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New Zealand by Land & Sea - a Family Voyage December 17, 2008 - January 03, 2009

May 30, 2008

nz bushwalkerMV Clipper Odyssey - limited availability!

Children under 18 travel at 50% discount when travelling with a full-paying adult.

This amazing country is one of striking contrasts: glacier-carved fjords and beech forests, thermal hot springs and coastal rainforests, British charm and ancient Maori culture.

Make the trip in luxury aboard the 118-passenger ‘Clipper Odyssey. [Read more]

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