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Discover more of India with Travelmarvel in 2018


India River Cruising & Land Touring 2018 brochure takes travellers into Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan. Earlybird Offers inlcude free international return flights, 2-for-1 airfares, cash savings and air credits on selected tours.

Travelmarvel’s most popular India itinerary is the 16 day Colours of India, which includes Delhi, Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal), Jaipur and a seven night lower Ganges cruise from Kolkata to Farakka on the boutique RV Rajmahal. Guests who book any India tour that includes a river cruise can receive 50 per cent off the price of a cabin upgrade, if booked before February 28.

The 14 day Darjeeling & the Last Himalayan Kingdom Great Rail Journeys tour includes a ride on the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, crossing into the Kingdom of Bhutan,  Tigers Nest monastery and the view over the Himalayas.

For Sri Lanka, a 2-for-1 airfare deal is available on Splendours of Sri Lanka land tour that combines beach-side resort stays with visits to tea plantations, World Heritage listed sites such as the rock fortress of Sigiriya and a leopard spotting safari.

Hatching travel plans for the ‘Year of the Rooster’ with Insider Journeys specials


Asia travel specialists Insider Journeys are helping travellers make the Year of the Rooster, their ‘year to discover China’ with great deals on small group tours to China booked before 10 March 2017, valid for departures from 1 March 2017 until 30 November 2017.

They have 5 fantastic culture-rich tours on offer: 1) Highlights of China: 10 days, 2) Three Gorges Discovery – 14 days, 3) China Panorama: 15 days, 4) The Silk Road: 16 days, 5) Yangtze and Beyond – 18 days

Travellers can experience visiting The Great Wall of China, Xian’s Terracotta Warriors, remote villages, Giant Pandas, Gorges, even the art of noodle making, and so much more!

Fittingly, 2017 is also the year of China-Australia tourism. Insider Journeys has China packages available including departures from each of Australia’s major cities. Details upon request.

Make The American Dream a Reality with Contiki’s Fly Free Offer to North America 

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Contiki is celebrating strong sales for 2017 to the ‘Land of the Free’ with its latest fly free offer to the USA. Valid on select trips to the USA and Canada, this amazing air deal is making bucket-list adventures across North America more accessible to millennial travellers, including the chance to enjoy the ultimate road trip adventure down Route 66, a highly ranked experience on the No Regrets Travel List.

Valid until 28 January 2017, travellers will be able to take advantage of great airfare offers with Contiki, and there’s sure to be a Contiki trip to suit every young traveller.

Fly free is valid on Contiki’s 55-day Epic Adventure and 25-day The Big West, whilst Southern Adventure, Wild Western, LA to the Bay and Western Highlights can be combined with return flights to LA for just $499. On Grand Southern, Grand Northern, Best of USA and Eastern Discovery travellers can combine land and air with flights into LA and out of NYC (or vice versa) for only $799.


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  Featuring 60, 2-7 day short holidays throughout Australia and New Zealand, AAT Kings has released its 2017-18 Short Breaks brochure.

AAT Kings’ fantastic range of Short Breaks offer a variety of holiday experiences offering flexibility, a great choice of accommodation plus the experience, passion and anecdotes of professional driver guides.

An exciting addition is Family Shindig holidays to Uluru and New Zealand, which includes camel rides through the dessert, and departure dates during the school holidays.

The 4-day Uluru Family Shindig itinerary, including a wildlife conservation project, dot-painting with a local Anangu artist and a BBQ with an Uluru sunset. The  5-day New Zealand Family Shindig takes families from Auckland to Rotorua. Experience a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony at the Tamaki Maori Village, learn about the tribe’s ancient traditions, and visit Middle-Earth and the Hobbiton movie set.

African Wildlife Safaris and natural Focus Safaris New Appointment

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Rolf Huber has been promoted to the role of Marketing Manager for African Wildlife Safaris and Natural Focus Safaris, commencing in the position from 1 January 2017.

He was previously BDM for Victoria/New South Wales. Huber has over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing with various airlines incl. SAA.

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