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Save $500 per couple on Treasures of South America small group tour

Machu Picchu image

Contours Travel is offering a discount of $500 per couple on its hosted ‘Treasures of South America’ tour – a 27-day itinerary which includes canoe trips on the Amazon river, the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu and the excitement of Rio de Janeiro. Two departures in April and September, 2019,  are available

As Australia’s longest-running tourism operator for Latin America, Contours Travel’s ‘Treasures of South America Tour’ is ideal for first-time visitors to the continent. The escorted,  all-inclusive itinerary takes travellers through Peru, Chile, Brazil and Argentina in comfort and style, while travelling in a small group of 16 or less, making the trip a more intimate experience.

Bookings made before February 15, 2019, will attract a $250 discount per person.

Highlights of the tour include private tango lessons in Buenos Aires, fishing for piranhas on the Amazon River, weaving demonstrations by a local cooperative in Chinchero, a ride in the world’s highest urban cable car at La Paz, and the opportunity to personally deliver and help install a water filter to a remote community in the Andes.

To book or make enquiries call Contours Travel on 1300 135 391 or visit www.contourstravel.com.au

Last chance to See the World with Scenic in 2019

Scenic Jasper, Wachau Valley

Scenic invites you to See the World in 2019 with a range of just released exciting and great value offers. Travel with us across more than 60 countries and to most continents on Earth with our range of all-inclusive luxury river cruising in Europe and South East Asia, 6-star ocean cruising with Scenic Eclipse, and our range of stunning handcrafted land journeys.

On sale from 4 January until 29 March 2019 (unless sold out).

Many special offers are available on a range of Scenic’s worldwide destinations and products, including river cruises in Europe and Asia; land tours in Africa, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Alaska and the USA, as well as on Scenic Eclipse* sailings across the globe.

For more information call Scenic on 138 128 or visit scenic.com.au

Trafalgar Launches Incredible $799 Air Offer Across 2019 USA Trips

Trafalgar has started the year with an incredible $799 air offer for 2019. Clients that travel with Trafalgar to West Coast USA this year and book before the 15th February 2019, will experience The Real America and fly return for just $799* (including taxes) with American Airlines. Clients opting for an East Coast USA or Canada getaway, can travel for $999 return (including taxes).

Following the success of Trafalgar’s air offers in 2018, this fantastic air deal will be sure to launch a stellar 2019 selling season for agent partners. Available now until 15th February 2019 for agents to book via www.trafalgar.com/en-au/air, clients will experience The Good Life with their choice of select Trafalgar 2019 USA and Canada trips, flying from all major Australian capital cities.

Save now on Africa and the Middle East with Bunnik Tours

Who says the holiday season must come to an end? Help your clients make the most of 2019 and take advantage of our earlybird discounts for Africa and the Middle East.

We continue to see significant interest from Australian travellers in these two vibrant destinations. Africa and the Middle East offer truly unique holiday experiences. Whether you’re spotting lions in the Maasai Mara or gazing at the Great Pyramids of Giza, every day on tour will be a new and exciting adventure!

In Africa, clients can save $500 per person when you book before 25 January 2019. Experience the history of Stellenbosch, see the iconic Victoria Falls or discover the diverse range of wildlife in Samburu National Park.

Some of our small group tours to this extraordinary continent are the 24-day Namibia, Botswana & Victoria Falls, the 17-day Kenya & Tanzania and the 21-day Morocco & Kenya. Make sure your clients book now to avoid missing out!

To take advantage of these earlybird savings and make sure your clients book before Friday, 25 January 2019. Head to www.bunniktours.com.au for more details and full terms and conditions or call 1300 125 007.

Save $100 per person off 100 trips with Explore 

Stunning Amalfi Coastline

Explore Worldwide is offering $100pp off 100 once-in-a-lifetime holidays. Choose from extraordinary experiences around the world and save when booked before 4 February 2019. Search for tigers in India’s Ranthambore National Park, walk the spectacular Walk of the Gods on the Amalfi Coast or discover a darker world in the Exclusion Zone at Chernobyl.

For more information visit www.exploreworldwide.com.au or call 1300 439 756.

Luxury Gold rings in the New Year with definite departures across selected 2019 worldwide journeys

Ultimate Ireland, Luxury Gold Lo Res

Luxury Gold, the global leader in luxury escorted journeys, is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Definite Departures across select 2019 trips.

Personally curated by The Travel Corporation (TTC)’s Chairman, Stanley Tollman, Luxury Gold is a collection of exceptional travel experiences unlike any other including its exclusive Chairman’s Collection, offering a rare opportunity to meet legendary locals on selected departures.

Luxury Gold’s most popular journeys including Grand India and Elegance of the Nile feature 100 per cent Definite Departures, while journeys such as Remarkable Russia, Majestic Japan and Imperial Rajasthan also feature Definite Departures on select dates.

Trips to experience the splendour of Canada also feature Definite Departures for 2019, including specific departures for the 14-day Majesty of the Rockies itinerary.

For guests looking into small group travel, they can experience luxury and unique destinations with no more than 24 like-minded new friends on all journeys to Asia, India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and on select journeys to Europe, Britain and the Americas. All trips feauture the personalised service and expertise from a Travelling Concierge to further enhance their journey. Luxury Gold is pleased to offer a 10 per cent Early Payment Discount on select journeys and encourage clients to book soon with this offer ending on January 31st, 2019.

Beer tours and festivals; get ready to party with Trek America’s brand new 2019 tours

Road trip specialist Trek America has launched its 2019 brochure full of exciting brand new adventures. Some of the best highlights include beer tours of America’s East and West coasts and a new exploration of the Deep South, ending at the amazing Austin City Limits Festival.

To celebrate the launch of the brochure, Trekkers can currently make great savings in the ‘STOP Having Boring Holidays’ sale, which is live until 31 January 2019.  The sale offers 20% off selected tours, and 10 per cent off other tours, on departures up to the 31st December 2019.

New brochures can be ordered from TIFS or look out for your initial distribution.

Any booking enquiries now go direct to our Australian based reservation team on 1300 157 153 or sales@trekamerica.com.au

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