To celebrate this special Friday, we’ve surprised you with an agent wrap! We also surprised ourselves by spilling tea on our keyboard. Fine, we do both every Friday.
Reward yourself with a place on a $15,000 Antarctic famil with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
World Expeditions is offering one travel agent the chance to enjoy the ultimate adventure famil – an all expenses paid place on an exclusive charter of the M/V Ortelius to the amazing Antarctic Peninsula escorted by the iconic Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
The agent who sells the most World Expeditions Travel Group holidays will be rewarded with this amazing experience valued at over $15,000, which includes a berth on the 12-day Antarctic Cruise with Dr Karl on board the M/V Ortelius, return economy airfares ex Sydney or Melbourne and AU$500 spending money.
Agents will automatically earn one points for every World Expeditions Travel Group trip sold. Trips must be more than five (5) days duration and client must depart between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019. The agent with the most points as of 30 June 2019 will be added to the voyage manifest. Agents will receive credits for qualifying trips already sold.
The World Expeditions Travel Group comprises 11 brands, including World Expeditions, UTracks, Tasmanian Expeditions, Australian Walking Holidays, Sherpa Expeditions, Great Canadian Trails and Adventure South NZ and, with more than 1,000 exceptional adventure holidays on offer, there’s plenty of opportunity to be the top selling agent.
Win a new year’s rhythm and alps festival trip with Contiki
We said we were going festival crazy and we meant it! If you’re looking for the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, look no further. We’re giving agents a chance to win a Rhythm and Alps trip with Contiki for you and a friend. You’ll get the awesome trip plus two return flights to New Zealand and two K-Bridge Bungy Jumps on New Year’s Day.
Explore Queenstown and Wanaka and soak up the stunning scenery, dance around the strike of midnight at Rhythm & Alps festival then top it off with a bungy jump to dive into the new year – talk about epic!
To get your hands on this festival-filled, adrenaline-spiking experience all you have to do is sell five Contiki NZ trips and you’ll go into the draw to win. The more you sell, the more entries you’ll get plus if you sell NZ Winter trips you’ll score double points.
You’ve got from the 1st of June to the 31st of October 2018 to score yourself and a mate this epic holiday. The hardest part will be deciding which lucky mate you want to spend new year with!
APT Host Luxury Travel Show Featuring Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Treat your clients to an exclusive performance by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra thanks to the leaders in luxury cruising and touring. APT’s Luxury Travel Show, to be held at the Westin Hotel Sydney on Tuesday June 19, will showcase insider tips and offer exclusive deals on a great range of exciting destinations.
If you have clients who are dreaming of their next holiday but aren’t sure where to go, or if they would benefit from some additional details on APT’s vast range of destinations, this event is ideal.
A team of dedicated APT staff will be on hand to assist with any questions or reservations, with all bookings made on the day being referred back to their preferred agent, allowing your clients to take advantage of exclusive sale prices and turn their travel dreams into a reality.
With a special ensemble performance from the renowned Sydney Symphony Orchestra and a Panel Discussion on Luxury Travel Trends, with industry leaders including APT Director Robert McGeary, APT CEO Steve Reynolds, Fairfax Head of Travel Philippa Walker and Singapore Airlines Head of Distribution Greg McJarrow, your clients are guaranteed to be impressed by this special event.
Rayavadee Worldwide Summer Offer
Rayavadee in Krabi, Thailand has announced a Worldwide Summer Offer for new bookings received until 31 July 2018 for travel to the resort from now until 30 September 2018.
Bonus nights are capped at a maximum three nights i.e. applicable for two plus one, four plus two and six plus three respective paid and bonus nights. The Worldwide Summer Offer is based on contract rates across all room categories and includes daily breakfast, an additional bed and third person occupancy.
This offer can be combined with contracted offers. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Rayavadee presents award-winning architecture, fine cuisine, a relaxation spa and a fleet of speedboats for excursions to surrounding islands.
Score a Trip to Canada with Travelmarvel simply by posting on Facebook
Travelmarvel, the leaders in premium cruising and touring are giving away a trip to Western Canada, to one lucky agent, for simply posting on Facebook! Join Travelmarvel in October this year and explore from the coast of Vancouver to the heights of the Rockies on their next agent famil.
To be in the running for this amazing prize, simply join the new exclusive Facebook Group; ATG Travel Agents AU by Thursday 21 June and post your most creative ‘Canadian inspired’ photo or 30 second video.
The winner will be announced 25 June via the Facebook group, so think plaid shirts, snow cones, maple syrup and don’t forget to use the hashtag #CanadaFamil18 when posting.
Once a member of the new private group you will have access to updates on product launches, incentives and more famil opportunities.
Camera prize for agent with great “vision”
Helloworld Eltham agent Michele Phillis was the recent lucky winner of a new Canon DSLR camera courtesy of Bench Africa after taking part in their annual survey.
Approaching their 50th anniversary, Bench undertook the survey to see where they could better assist their agents to help plan their clients dream trips.
Despite the large numbers of agents involved in the survey Michele’s number came up, just in time for her trip to the Northern Territory the following day! New Vic/Tas BDM Siobhan Pemberton made a special trip to ensure she had her new camera (and instruction booklet) in time for departure.
Last chance for 2018 travel: Wendy Wu Tours Mega Asia Sale now extended to 29 June!
For Aussies looking to go to Asia this year, now is the time to secure your savings. Whether it’s hiking a remote section of the Great Wall, wandering the ancient corridors of Angkor Wat, gazing in reverence at the perfectly shaped Mt Fuji, or watching the sunrise over the “descended dragon” of Halong Bay, mega culture, mega flavours, and mega history are waiting for you.
Savour the natural grandeur of the Three Gorges on a relaxing four-night Yangtze River cruise – just one part of a wonderful tour that includes China’s enthralling cities.
- Walk on the Great Wall of China
- See Giant Pandas in Chengdu
- ‘Meet’ the Terracotta Warriors in Xian
- Feast on Peking Duck in its hometown, Beijing
- Taste traditional Shui Jiao dumplings in Xian
- Relish street food at the Muslim Quarter in Xian • Sample traditional Sichuan food in Chengdu
The Mega Asia Sale has been extended for bookings to 29 June 2018, and is available for departures on selected tours through to December 2018. Some terms and conditions apply. To find out more, please visit wendywutours.com.au, call 1300 727 998 or see your preferred travel agent.
TTC Weekly Deals
TRAFALGAR: Tastes and Sounds of the South
Save your clients 10% when they choose to Discover The Real Americas with Trafalgar. Join us for a little honky-tonk, home cookin’, hot-footed hoedown and a whole lot of Rock ‘n’ roll on Trafalgar’s 10 day Tastes and Sounds of the South at a leisurely pace through the deep south’s Tennessee, Nashville & New Orleans. Starting from $3,686* (including discount) per person. This offer ends on the 1st of November 2018 for departure on the 6th & 13th of March 12th & 19th of June 4th of September and 6th of November 2019. For more information or to book call 1800 78 78 78 or visit www.trafalgar.com.
CONTIKI: USA: Best and Brightest
USA & Canada 2018-2020 is On Sale Now with Contiki. Save up to $1,315 when you pay in full before 5 September 2018. Whether your client is looking for urban adventures in iconic cities like New York and San Francisco, or getting off the beaten track and seeing natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and the bayous of Louisiana, one thing is for sure: these experiences are best shared with others. Allow your guests to travel to the USA with brand new friends on Contiki’s new and improved 14 day Best of USA itinerary, now including Miami babbyy. Travellers will see the Hollywood sign, drive along the Sunset Strip, visit Venice Beach and take a Las Vegas party bus before heading to Miami where colourful attire and Cuban influences rule the town. They’ll finish it all off in the Big Apple and immerse themselves in all things New York. Starting from $3,669* per person (including the 10% early payment discount). Price reflective of select departure dates between 24th of April 2019 and the 4th of March 2020. For more information or to book call 1300 266 845 or visit www.contiki.com.
AAT KINGS: Northern Wonders
Save your clients 7.5% when they choose to Discover New Zealand with AAT Kings. They will journey through landscapes that blend magnificent beaches, sprawling farmlands and geothermal wonders, as they make their way to the Far North of the North Island on AAT Kings 8 day Northern Wonders travel itinerary. They will explore fertile heartland, showcasing lush forests, rugged mountains and steep gorges. Experience Maori culture through fascinating legends and feel revitalised from the energy of the haka. Starting from $2299* per person twin share. This offer is on sale from now until the 3rd of July 2018 for departure between the 1st of October 2018 and the 30th of September 2019. For more information or to book call 1300 556 100 or visit www.aatkings.com.
UNIWORLD: Paris & Normandy
Fly free to Europe with Uniworld. Travellers will cruise from Paris through Normandy’s countryside, uncovering its many charms on Uniworld’s 8 Day Paris & Normandy itinerary; Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard, the medieval capital of Rouen, Monet’s beloved home in Giverny and the famed Normandy beaches. The cruise is for 7 nights aboard the exquisite S.S. Joie de Vivre in a Classic room. Lavishly appointed classic rooms have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, high-thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options. Starting from $6,099 per person (including economy airfare), 8 days of an all-inclusive luxury river cruise, including captivating escorted excursions, services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager and more! This offer is on sale until the 30th of June 2018 for departure on the 24th & 31st of March, the 28th of October and the 4th of November 2019. For more information or to book call 1300 780 231 or visit www.uniworld.com.
ADVENTURE WORLD TRAVEL: M/Y Coral I & Coral II
Receive free domestic Galapagos flights when you book your clients on select travel dates with Adventure World Travel. Amongst the finest yachts in the Galapagos, your clients will enjoy the comfort and space of a small ship, combined with the intimacy of a yacht onboard Adventure World Travel’s M/Y Coral I & Coral II as they spend 4 days travelling between Baltra Island, Mosquera Islet, Santa Fe Island and San Cristobal Island. Starting from $2715* per person (including domestic flights). This offer is on sale until the 31st of October 2018 for travel between now and the 2nd of December 2018. For more information or to book call 1300 363 055 or visit www.adventureworld.com.
INSIGHT VACATIONS: Grand Scandinavia
Insight Vacations presents its PREVIEW of 2019 European trips. NOW is the BEST time to Book to get this trip at the lowest price offered for 2019 travel, including Insight Vacations 10% Early Payment Discount. Guests will travel throughout Scandinavia on Insight Vacation’s 20 Day Grand Scandinavia travel itinerary. They will enjoy authentic food and meet friendly locals, as they sail the Baltic Sea and cross rolling tundra and glassy fjords in search of the midnight sun. Starting from $7313* (including discount) per person twin share. This offer is on sale until the September 1st, 2018 for departure on the 21st, 26th & 28th of April and 3rd, 5th and 10th of May 2019 unless sold out prior. Other departure dates are available however prices will vary. For more information or to book call 1300 727 767 or visit www.insightvacations.com.
BUSABOUT: La Tomatina!
Was $539. Now $458! Save your clients $81 on Busabout’s 3 day La Tomatine Hotel package. Your clients will be squashed up with hundreds of hard-partying Spaniards and enjoying the world’s most famous tomato fight but after the insane party, all they’ll want to do is sleep well in the comfort of a prime, central Valencian hotel. Combine gooey, tomatoey goodness with the freshness of a lush mattress. Because they deserve it! Starting from $458* per person. This offer is on sale until the 30th of June for departure on the 28th of August 2018. For more information or to book contact http://www.busabout.com or call 1300 287 226.