Travel Weekly brings you the latest and greatest in wholesaler news and deals, from South African safaris to Chimu adventures.
4-Day package for $2,420 at Camp Jabulani – Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Save $1,200 per person on this 3 night stay at Camp Jabulani, located in the Great Kruger region in South Africa. Jabulani is a five star property which represents the epitome of style, luxury, gastronomic excellence and warm hospitality.
This Relais & Châteaux camp was conceptualised and created for one purpose – to support and sustain twelve elephants who by the hand of fate had found themselves in the custody of wildlife visionary, Lente Roode. Each of the 6 ultra luxurious suites has a private plunge pool and deck area.
All meals, local drinks, park fees and road transfers are included within the price, as well as an elephant excursion, a visit to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, game walks and game drives in 4X4 safari vehicles. The special is based on twin share and is applicable for travel between 04 Feb 17 and 31 Mar 17, subject to availability.
Phone: 1300 AFRICA (237 422) and quote “Camp Jabulani Stay 3/Pay 2” visit https://www.benchafrica.com/experiences/camp-jabulani-expo-special/
Busabout Tomorrowland Festival Packages on Sale with STA Travel
STA Travel has teamed up with Busabout, selling exclusive packages to Belgium’s biggest and most popular dance festival. STA Travel is releasing a limited number of 150 exclusive Busabout Tomorrowland Festival Packages for Aussie travellers.
Each package includes a Busabout Hop on Hop off pass (3, 6, 9, 15 or unlimited stop passes available), a Busabout guide, Paris return transfers to Tomorrowland, a Tomorrowland Camping package (including twin share festival tent) and – of course – a 3 day General Admission Tomorrowland festival ticket, i.e. Hot Property.
Tickets go on sale at 11am in VIC/NSW/ACT on Monday 6 February (8am in WA, 10am in BNE, 10.30am in SA) first in best dressed.
Pre-register interest here: http://www.statravel.com.au/music-festivals.html
On The Go Tours Bring Back Their 2-4-1 Special on Africa Safaris
On The Go Tours, the award-winning tour operator have brought back their special ‘2-for- 1’ deals on all African overland safaris tours.
From the dramatic thundering of hooves as thousands of animals join together for the Great Wildebeest Migration, to the powerful roar of the cascading white water at Victoria Falls, and the peaceful mountain gorillas that grace the mountains of Uganda to elephants playing in waterholes as dusk descends on Kruger National Park, Africa is truly a land of spectacular contrasts and diversity.
Prices start from $1,395 per couple, with the collection of African overland safaris encompassing highlights such as the Masai Mara in Kenya to Cape Town in South Africa. All 18 overland safaris are available for the ‘2-for- 1’ offer* but must be booked by 28th Feb 2017 for travel in 2017 and 2018.
MOROCCAN MOSAIC TOUR SET TO LURE AUSTRALIANS
From the colourful souks and mud-brick Kasbahs of its ancient cities to the sparse fringes of the Sahara, Morocco has been the lure of international travellers for several centuries. Such contrasts – Berber and Arab, African and European, ancient and modern – have the makings of many a memorable experience.
Australian-based travel specialist Byroads Travel showcase much of Morocco’s charm on a personalised 16-day small group Moroccan Mosaic tour, covering both the country’s highlights and a number of lesser-known sights. Headed by experienced Australian travel expert of 30 years, Steve Mortimer, the tour visits Rabat, Fes, Meknes, Chefchaouen, Tetouan and Essaouira.
Accommodation is mostly in small, boutique hotels and the tour is fully escorted. The next tour begins in Rabat (Casablanca) on the September 14, 2017, with another planned for September 13, 2018.
Price of the 2017 tour is EUR 2550 (about AUD3850) per person, twin share. Visit www.byroads.com.au
Chimu Adventures launches 2017 Great Chimu Sale
Chimu Adventures, Australia’s Latin America and Antarctica specialist, is making it easier than ever before to sell South America and Antarctica with the launch of the 2017 Great Chimu Sale offering up to 15% off selected South America itineraries and up to 20% off exclusive voyages to Antarctica.
The great value offer encompasses a range of exciting tours and experiences exclusive to Chimu – but agents have to get in fast with the hot deals on sale until 28th February only. Highlights of the 2017 Great Chimu Sale include MS Expedition Exclusive Early Bird Sale, The Great South America Sale, and the The Great Antarctica Sale.
To make it even easier for agents to seal the deal, Chimu has created a complete Marketing Pack including POS posters and promotional flyers, social media tiles, a 30 second promo video and more. The pack can be downloaded here.
On The Go Tours Launch Single Room with No Single Supplement for Solo Travellers
On The Go Tours, an award-winning tour operator specialising in locally-led group tours and tailor-made holidays to worldwide destinations, have launched a number of departures which offer solo travellers their own room without paying any extra supplements – the first travel company of its kind to do so.
Available on a number of tours to three of their top selling destinations – Egypt, India and Sri Lanka, solo travellers can enjoy touring with a room all to themselves at no extra cost. The selected departures are open to everyone, not exclusively single travellers, ensuring a diverse group – typical of On The Go Tours.
As with all On The Go Tours, the trips include enriching travel experiences and local guides on-hand to offer unrivalled knowledge of the country. The three of the best-selling group tours now offering absolutely no single supplements for solo travellers on selected departures include Egypt Unplugged, Taj Express and Colombo Caves and Kandy.