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Feel like your wholesaler knowledge is a tad lacking this morning? This wrap couldn’t have come at a better time, then. Catch up on all the news here and thank us later!

Save over $2000 with Bench Africa’s Botswana Uncovered Package 



Botswana Uncovered is now 20% off, meaning travellers can save over $2000 per person on this 9 day journey through Botswana. For $9,825 per per person, the package includes staying in exclusive concession areas, offering the most consistent high quality game viewing in the country.

On arrival in Maun guests will be met and transferred by light aircraft to Nxai Pan where they will stay 2 nights exploring the arid environment of the Kalahari Desert, before moving on to the lush wetlands in Okavango Delta for 3 nights. The journey concludes with 3 nights in the Linyanti Concession, one of the most remote and unexplored strongholds left in Botswana.

4 star accommodation and all meals are included, as are local drinks, light aircraft transfers and varied game viewing activities, including a river cruise and top quality guiding throughout.

For this price (per person twin share) clients must travel between 01 – 31Oct 17. This special price is available for all new bookings.

Phone: 1300 AFRICA (237 422) and quote “Botswana Uncovered” or visit Bench Africa 

On The Go Tours hosts agents in Nepal

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On The Go Tours, an award-winning tour operator specialising in locally led group tours and tailor-made holidays to over 60 worldwide destinations, recently hosted a group of global travel agents in Nepal on a specialised version of their Nepal Encompassed nine day tour.

Following Nepal’s devastating earthquake in 2015, the tourism sector has been slow to recover so On The Go Tours has been working to bring visitors back to this incredible part of the world and play a part in the country’s long recovery process.

The group included global representatives from the Flight Centre Group as well as the international On The Go Tours network. Flight Centre representatives came from the northern and southern hemisphere including; Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

The nine-day itinerary was led by On The Go Tours expert local guide Anil and took the group to experience Nepal’s many breathtaking many attractions. As well as the ancient cities, temples, palaces, mountain ranges, a game park and waterfalls, agents were taken to a local school and a Tibetan refugee camp.

On The Go Tours is currently offering no single supplements for solo rooms for selected 2017 departures so is a perfect tour for adventurous solo travellers.

The Buffalo Tours launch 2017 Luxe Brochure

Buffalo Tours is excited to usher in a new era of high-end bespoke tours, spanning 9 Asian countries and incorporating responsible travel, as well as unprecedented levels of cultural immersion.

The Buffalo LUXE experience is built upon “Elements of Excellence”, essential aspects of a journey which appeal to the most discerning and sophisticated travellers. These include:

  • Culinary Highlights – Exclusive dining that offers an exceptional cultural context, such as dining at Angkor Wat with a private performance of Apsara ballet.
  • Behind-the-Scenes – Exclusive access to artists, craftsmen, experts and local celebrities. For example, a VIP tour of private art galleries in Hong Kong.
  • Unique Encounters – Visiting families in their homes, attending ancient ceremonies and participating as an honoured guest at local festivities.

The LUXE tours also include some of Asia’s most unique and extravagant accommodation experiences, with private transfers and luxury transportation embraced as standard. Check out the LUXE brochure here 

Byroads’ Small Group Tours lead to Uzbekistan

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Lying on the crossroads of the ancient ‘Silk Road’, Uzbekistan remains a mystery to the masses. However, its obscurity makes it all the more appealing to the seasoned travellers from Australia.

Blessed with amazing architecture, Uzbekistan’s ancient cities are awash with stunning turquoise domed mosques and towering minarets whilst its museums display the incredible history of the region from the days of Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great and to its more recent history with the former Soviet Union.

Australian based travel specialist Byroads Travel has a 13-day Transoxiana tour covering the many highlights, including visits to the fabled cities of Tashkent, Bukhara, Samarkand and Khiva.

The tours depart Tashkent on the October 8, 2017 and Oct 7, 2018 and are priced from $US2895 (about $A3987) per person, twin share. Air fares from Australia are additional. For details, phone (02) 9357 6800 or visit

Albatross Tours 2017 Europe, Britain & Ireland Tours are 100% Guaranteed to Depart

Albatross Tours today announced that all of their available 2017 Europe, Britain and Ireland tours are now 100% guaranteed to depart.

With leisurely 2, 3, 4 and 5 night stays, small group sizes and genuinely inclusive itineraries – travellers will see and experience more of Europe.

Agents can confidently book their clients holiday knowing that all available Albatross Tours’ 2017 Summer tours exploring Italy, France, Sicily, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Britain and Ireland are guaranteed to depart.

Contact Albatross Tours on 1300 135 015 or visit

Raratonga Village extends travel periods for 2017 wedding packages


Te Vara Nui Village in Rarotonga has extended the travel period on their 2017 wedding packages. Travel was previously 31 March 2018 but given weddings are planned much further out have extended travel now through to 31 March 2019.

The Wedding packages start from as little as NZD$1049 (A$985), including the wedding Ceremony, Personal Wedding Coordinator, Marriage License and Certificate, Marriage Celebrant, Floral arrangement for the ceremony signing table, a Celebration bottle of Bubbles & a Te Vara NuiVillage Gift for the couple.

Other options are available including the popular Spectacular Overwater Night Show Ceremony & Reception and the Ultimate Escape Romance Package, a fully inclusive package to celebrate the special day with an added touch of luxury for 2 nights  in a 2 bedroom villa at Crystal Blue Lagoon Luxury Villas.

Eye 4 Travel, the NZ & Australian Representative says that Te Vara Nui Village is the most idyllic picturesque setting for a wedding , be it a beachside wedding or in lush tropical gardens with picturesque waterfalls, cascades & gorgeous rock gardens .


Wendy Wu’s ‘Partner Flies Free” Offer Ends Soon

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 Asia tour specialist, Wendy Wu Tours, is reminding agents that there are only a few weeks remaining for their clients to take advantage of its fantastic ‘Partner Flies Free’ offer, which ends on March 16.

Choose from over 40 inspiring itineraries to China, Indochina, India and Sri Lanka and a travel partner will fly free with Cathay Pacific. The offer is for selected departures between March 12 and November 30 this year.  Solo travellers will not miss out – saving 50% on the single supplement on selected tours.

One of the tours on offer is Vietnam Panorama – an 18-day overland journey from Saigon to Hanoi. This tour is priced from $3,880 per person twin share, and with the ‘Partner Flies Free’ offer, and a companion travels from $3,080 per person.

Tours include return international economy airfares with Cathay Pacific from selected cities, accommodation and meals, transport and sightseeing, expert guides, visa fees for Australian passport holders, taxes and tipping.

For further details visit or call  1300 815 749

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