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Amy Bryan

Time to get beached in the Cook Islands with Air New Zealand’s air fare sale

Its time to Laze, swim, snorkel or kayak on some of the worlds best beaches in the Cook Islands with Air New Zealand’s sale on now until 2 February 2017.

Fly  the weekly direct Sydney-Rarotonga service that gets you to paradise in under six hours, priced from $249 seat per person one way. From Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney via Auckland, fares start from $339 seat per person (including taxes, travel periods apply).

 

Island hop for your own blue lagoon adventure on Aitutaki or to the 32 secluded beaches, caves and caverns of Atiu. Both are about a 45 minute flight from Rarotonga. Air and land packages start from as low as $1049 per person twin share for 6 nights including breakfast with Spacifica Travel.

 

Fiji Airways announce plans to commence twice weekly direct services to Nadi from Adelaide

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Fiji Airway’s direct services to Nadi from Adelaide will commence on Friday, June 30, 2017, providing South Australians direct access to Fiji. This will be great news for the sizeable Fijian community living in South Australia. The service includes direct connection to the South Pacific region including Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu via Nadi.

The direct flights to Adelaide has come at an exciting time with the announcement of the new B737 Max 8 aircraft, and commencement starting just before the second term school holidays.

The new route will also act as a gateway to the United States (Los Angeles and San Francisco) via Nadi.
Flights are now available for sale with return economy airfares starting from AUD799 per person, and can be purchased at www.fijiairways.com.

 

A Taste of Japan on with ANA 

ANA Group’s Tastes of JAPAN’ campaign introduces regional beverages and cuisine to ANA flights, airport lounges and other services. In its fourteenth phase, the project will introduce customers to products from Tokyo, Gunma and Wakayama prefectures between December 2016 and February 2017.

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Highlights from Tokyo include Deep-fried Tokyo Bay sea bass with green asparagus risotto and truffle-flavoured shellfish sauce, available for International First Class passengers. .

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From Gunma, International First Class passengers can enjoy Himuro pork ribs with Sicilian green olive condiments, vacuum cooked to an immaculately tender finish, then sprinkled with olive condiments and lightly grilled.

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For International Business Class passengers, ANA offers “Local Cuisine Wakayama”. The main dish of “Kishu Plum Sea Bream” is expertly prepared to stress the pleasantly fatty and flavourful meat. ANA customers can also  sample Japanese sake and shochu, the national spirits of Japan at ANA airport lounges in Haneda, Narita and Kansai Airports.

 

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