Monday, 17 October 2011

Hyatt Regency Coolum - Germany at Christmas - Sydney Fish Markets - Turkey Cave Hotels - Europe Earlybirds


John Crook

Friends double up
For a spot of luxury which is a shared experience the good folk of the Hyatt Regency Coolum offer the 'lap of luxury' package for friends, offering all the privileges of its Ambassador Club.  This means that four people may share  This means two king size bedrooms, two spa bathrooms and stylish living areas.  The package is priced from AU$378  per couple per night. To learn more about the inclusions
 telephone 1800 266 586.
Germany and a Christmas Fantasy

There's a seven-day and a five-day package on offer.  Accommodation is in 3-4 star hotels. Just check out the inclusions and conditions by calling 1300 558 987.  The seven day Christmas Fantasy tour, departs Munich and is priced from $1432 per person twin share.  The five day tour departs Frankfurt and is priced from $891 per person twin share.   What a wonderful way to spend the Christmas season.

Sydney Seafood School's summer program.
Australia's largest cooking school  offers hands-on facilities for 50 guests. For those who want smaller, more intimate classes check out the packages catering for those smaller groupies.  There is a 3-course dinner school with matching wines.   Giovanni Pilu of Pilu at Freshwater and his award winning sommelier, Lara Caraturo, have their guests working in pairs to prepare three Sardinian inspired courses.  OK! For more information and bookings telephone (02) 9004 1111.  For all the info on upcoming programs go visit
Stay in cave hotels

Accommodation from cave hotels, to Ottoman mansions and historic boutique hotels provided so many different options for those joining  small group tours of Turkey.  Eastern Turkey, to be more precise.  The tours operate between May and September next year.  Priced from $1834 per person twin share the itineraries range from Troy, Anzac Cove, the lime cascades, these tours must surely be amongst the most memorable on offer.  It would pay for you to go visit   Or, why not ring 1300 853 953  ?
Earlybird airfares
There is a choice of European cities with special earlybird airfares awaiting those travellers heading into Europe.  The fares, with Cathay Pacific are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and yes, also from Adelaide and Perth. Destinations are London, Paris, Rome, Milan, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.  For the full story  telephone 1300 303 343 or visit

By the way, please note the airfares are for sale until March 31 2012.  There are also accommodation packages available to all six cities ranging from between $456 and $934 per person, twin share for seven nights with daily breakfasts and with some guided sightseeing.
* 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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