Tuesday, 1 December 2009

The elegance of Queen Victoria


John Crook 

Italy for 20% less 

A holiday package worth checking out is offered for those who make bookings prior to December 31.  The discount applies to the popular eight-day Italian discovery tours between March 20 and November 5 next year. The price is from $1742 and includes accommodation at four-star hotels, seven breakfasts and four dinners (including drinks), two wine tastings in typical cellars, travel by deluxe motor coach, sightseeing and entrance fees.  The tour takes in Rome, Florence, Venice and the Chianti region and Lake Como.  Wowee! Check it out by calling Tempo Holidays on 1300 558 987. 

Wheel in Hawaii

Get the wheels in motion for the ride of your life.  Cycling is big, world over,- but there's a twist to a cycling tour of Hawaii.  You will know that there's some difference in cycling here than most other places.  For instance,  take to the slopes of the largest dormant volcano in the world.  The Haleakala Downhill bike tour is priced from $165 per person, two share.  That includes breakfast, use of a bike and the necessary gear.  This is just one of the cycling tours on offer through Explore Holidays. One of many! Go  visit www.exploreholidays.com.au or your travel agent. 

Speaking of cycling

Robbie McEwen, with his Katusha team will return to Adelaide with hopes of success at the Santos 2010 Tour Down Under.  You could be there, so check out the necessaries by visiting www.tourdownunder.com.au and get all the details for the  January 17 – 24 event. The action occurs in Adelaide and also regional South Australia. 

Special honeymoon package in Rome

Here's the story on a four-night stay, in Rome,  at the St Regis Grand Hotel.  This special honeymoon deal includes five-star accommodation, a free upgrade and daily breakfast for two,- the brekky is delivered to your room by a personal butler.  Prices start from $1352 per person twin share.

The package is available for sale until 31 May 2010 and valid for travel 1 August 2010 to 31 August 2010.  Air fares additional. Telephone 1800 044 066 for the details. 

The elegance of Queen Victoria

Here's news of a 12-night cruise aboard Cunard's Queen Victoria sailing from Venice to Rome.  The cruise also includes visits to  Split in Croatia, Corfu in Greece, Istanbul, Rhodes and Santorini.  This brilliant cruise is priced from $4499 per person twin share and that includes return airfares and taxes from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Adelaide.  There are substantial earlybird and cruise savings if booked before December 31 this year.  By the way there's also an overnight pre-cruise staying at the five-star Molino  Stucky Hilton in Venice.  May I suggest you check it out by ringing 1300 369 848 or visit www.ecruising.travel  

* Please note conditions may apply to these packages  and prices are subject to change and availability.  This information is provided as a guide only.  Check with your travel agency.   Block out periods may apply.    Need a holiday ?  We're archived on  http://travellersgoodbuys.info