Sunday, 18 March 2012

Mekong specials - Spicers retreats - Vienna State Opera - Coober Pedy


John Crook

It's always good knowing that there is backup support in times of crisis.   My son Wes held the fort for Travel Briefs following my open-heart  surgery. What a way to spend Christmas and New Year !  That's all behind me and it's back to work.

Spicers is in

Here's a chance to really escape.  One of the fabulous holiday destinations from the Spicers Retreats, Hotels and Lodges just waiting for you. For instance the troops will certainly be fascinated on a five-star 'glamping' (glam camping) experience at Spicers Canopy. Stay overnight in a luxury safari style tent, go bush-walking, with a guide)   To get the low down on this property and its offerings, telephone 1300 286 295. For a family of two adults and two children,, staying in two tents, cooking classes, all meals ad drinks, the price is from $650.

Vienna State Opera

In the months of May, June and September, the charming Vienna State Opera will broadcast selected opera and ballet performances live on a 50 sq m screen outside the opera house.  Wow ! Some live show, eh?

Special prices for Mekong

I see where Wendy Wu Tours is currently offers some rather special prices on a number of crises from Saigon to Sam Reap. The tours are of 13-days, starting off with two nights in Saigon. The itineraries include Siam Reap, Phnom Penh, to mention a few. Check out the inclusions, prices and availabilities by contacting your local travel agent. Or ring Wendy Wu Tours 1300 727 998. Packages are available for sale until April, and there are numerous departures from which to choose.

A freeby could be yours.

A free night on offer with  packages by Choice Hotels Australasia which re-launched stay-two-packages. You will need to be quick as the offer runs through May 8 2012.  Go visit or call 13 2400.
It's a truly national deal with accommodation offers partner companies even into Coober Pedy, Broken Hill too.  And, Kalgoorlie!  Just add these two properties scattered here, there and everywhere.

Please note conditions may apply to these packages an are subject to change and availability. This information is provided as a guide,  Check with your travel agent.  Block out periods may apply.

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