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Fly to Hollywood with Fiji Airways in our best travel deals

Fly to Hollywood with Fiji Airways. Photo / Jack Blucker, Unsplash

THE DEEPEST RED CENTER

Imagine waking up to the serenity of an Australian Outback morning to see Uluru, glowing in the first rays of the morning sun. A Red Center Icons vacation package in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, southwest of Alice Springs, offers three sought-after travel experiences. Stay three nights at the Desert Garden Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort and over four days you’ll learn a lot about the Aboriginal history, nature, culture and native art of the national park and the vast surrounding Outback. Priced at $1,165 each, double occupancy, this package must be booked by October 31. Travel between April 1-6 or April 10-24. Flights from New Zealand are extra.

Contact: House of Travel, freephone 0800 713 715 or see www.houseoftravel.co.nz/hot-deals/deals/ast-red-centre-icons-HOT234DRCI

Explore more with a Wellington City Pass.  Photo / Supplied, Wellington NZ
Explore more with a Wellington City Pass. Photo / Supplied, Wellington NZ

KEYS TO THE CITY

Purchase a Wellington City Pass and visit some of Wellington’s most popular attractions, while saving up to 25% on standard admission fees. It also offers 10% discounts at City Gallery Wellington, Nairn Street Cottage and Wellington Museum. Passes are $42.50 and $20 for children ages 5-16. Children under five enter free with a paying adult. A standard Wellington City Pass includes round-trip cable car travel and admission to your choice of two attractions. Choose from Zealandia Te Māra a Tāne, Space Place, Wellington Zoo and Te Papa’s Intro Tour.

Contact: Valid for seven days from the date of purchase, the Wellington City Pass is sold at Wellington i-SITE, Zealandia, Wellington Zoo and Wellington Cable Car. Find out more details at www.wellingtonnz.com/visit/wellington-city-pass/

HOLLYWOOD REMINDER

Round-trip Fiji Airways flights and five nights at Garland Los Angeles are priced at $2,399 each, double-share, for travel from Auckland; $2449 each from Christchurch and from $2459 each traveling from Wellington. This package includes a free shuttle to Universal Studios Hollywood, CityWalk and the subway station. Book before October 9. Travel windows vary between February 5 and March 31, depending on your departure city in New Zealand.

Contact: Flight Centre, freephone 0800 427 555 or see www.flightcentre.co.nz/LAfromAKL, www.flightcentre.co.nz/LAfromWLG or www.flightcentre.co.nz/LAfromCHC

Green Fingers aboard the QE.  Dmitri Osipenko, Unsplash
Green Fingers aboard the QE. Dmitri Osipenko, Unsplash

BOTANICAL AUSTRALIA

Immerse yourself in a world of flowering plants, trees and garden design with a seven-night gardening-themed cruise – round-trip on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship from Melbourne to Adelaide, Hobart and Port Arthur in February. Book by the end of this month – October 31st. Priced at $2585 each, your home on board for a week is a balcony cabin. Gardening experts such as Graham Ross and Jamie Durie will share their gardening knowledge, there are shore excursions and special dinners on board. Departure from Port Melbourne is February 4. Airfare from New Zealand is extra.
Contact: Travel Associates, freephone 0800 951 655 or visit www.travel-associates.co.nz/australiacruise

3 NIGHTS AT QT

Book two or three nights at QT Queenstown by October 31 and stay by December 22 to receive 10% off your bill. And, if you are a QT member, you get an additional 10% discount. Book a four-night stay to receive a 15% discount. The resort is launching a pre-Christmas party-focused event on the weekends of November 18-19 and December 2-3. Guests can make reservations to dine on traditional Christmas dishes and fresh Kiwi summer dishes.
Contact: QT Queenstown, reservations at www.qthotels.com/queenstown/offers/hotel/q-the-new/ and gourmet weekends before Christmas at www.qthotels.com/queenstown/offers/eat-drink/merry- marketplace -evenings/