Monday, 17 January 2011

Europe River Cruise - Hotels Vienna - Solo Europe - Air Pacific Flood Passengers - Hotel Charles


John Crook

Fancy taking a river cruise ?

Not only that, but there are savings galore as well. That is, for new bookings confirmed before February 25th 2011. What a grand way to get the new season on the move. The cruises in question are fully crewed and are aboard all-inclusive luxury hotel barges with travel on inland waterways of nine European canals, rivers, lakes and lagoons. For instance, aboard Renaissance, travelling the Burgundy/Upper Loire there are discounts of $700 off per cabin on cruises departing April 3, May 1 and May 15. To get the facts on these Spring cabin discounted cruises, and for a free brochure telephone 1800 331 582. You could actually check this out right now by visiting

New accommodation in Vienna

Travelling to Austria? Then consider a night or two at the new Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom, which opened its doors in December. By early 2011 you will also have the choice of staying at the latest hotel from the Shangri-La group. This is a 400 bed five-star hotel. Vienna these days offers a choice of selecting pure luxury or if watching the budget there’s a heap of delightfully Austrian single-star pensions.

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Hotel Charles- a fine place

Heading towards Tasmania? Then, if Launceston is your destination, here’s news of a hotel which is priced to suit most pockets. Rates start from $139 a night for a hotel king room. Conditions apply. For other prices, go check The hotel is located at 287 Charles Street.

Good news for solo travellers to Europe

If travelling through Europe and you happen to be a solo traveller, here’s news which could be of interest. An Eastern European tourism specialist has developed a registry for solo folk who would like to save money and enjoy companionship with like minded travellers whilst travelling through Europe. This means that solo travellers of the same gender on a special-journey range of tours have the opportunity to avoid single supplements and possibly save several hundred dollars. Check this web site for the details There are nine itineraries for solo travellers during 2011. Telephone 1300 363 554.

Passengers impacted by recent floods

Air Pacific guests with flight bookings impacted by the recent major flood events in Brisbane should check with their travel agent or directly with Air Pacific to ascertain rebooking considerations. Please note that all refunds/amendments need to be processed through the Air Pacific office. For information telephone 1800 230 150

* 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.

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