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Wholesaler Wrap: A&K’s India savings, Wendy Wu Tours’ Vietnam and Cambodia offer + MORE

Arrived back at work today feeling a little flat? Let this latest round of wholesaler deals put a pep back in your step.

Price reductions on A&K’s luxury India

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) had applauded the Government of India for taking the bold step to further promote tourism by reducing its GST on luxury hotels from 28 per cent to 18 per cent with immediate effect.

The GST reduction means A&K guests can save hundreds of dollars on a typical tailormade holiday to India, making the current high season an advantageous time to visit offering real value for money.

A&K will be repricing applicable bookings and passing on savings to guests.

Wendy Wu Tours’ Vietnam and Cambodia offer

Wendy Wu Tours is offering a saving of $300 per person on tours to Vietnam and Cambodia when flying Vietnam Airlines for travel in 2020, with 15 tours and over 80 departures to choose from.

The Vietnam Airlines special is valid for bookings made by 29 November on a range of Wendy Wu Tours’ ‘Fully Inclusive Classic Tours’ and ‘Go Beyond’ tours departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Canberra.

For further information call 1300 727 998, visit Wendy Wu Tours’ online agent portal, or contact your BDM.

Less than two weeks left for Trafalgar’s $699 return air deal for Europe and Britain

Trafalgar’s $699 return flight offer on 2020 Europe & Britain trips of 11 days or longer with Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways will end on 31 October 2019.

Perennial favourites including England, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Croatia are on offer, as well as some of the hottest emerging destinations featured in Trafalgar’s new 2020 Europe & Britain program including Macedonia, Montenegro Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, and Armenia. 

Globus shines a light on ‘Undiscovered Mediterranean’ holidays for 2020

As part of its new ‘Undiscovered Mediterranean’ series of tours, the Globus family of brands is inviting travellers to off-the-beaten-path destinations along the Mediterranean, including seaside stays in some of the world’s most picturesque places.

Here are six secluded seaside towns throughout Italy, Greece, Montenegro and Slovenia your clients can discover – and overnight in – on tour with Globus and Cosmos:

1. Itea, Greece (‘14-Day Southern Italy & Greece’): Just as sweet as the wildflower, thyme and fir honey, this quiet coastal town is known for is waking up to both mountain and ocean views. Globus invites travellers to spend two nights in this charming village.

2. Paros, Greece (‘8-Day Greek Island Adventure’): This slower-paced island of whitewashed villages – often referred to as a “mini Mykonos” – is also famous for the white marble once mined here as well as the “Church of 100 Doors,” one of the world’s most significant Byzantine ruins.

3. Budva, Montenegro (‘11-Day Discover the Eastern Med’): Originally settled by Venetians, this architectural and atmospheric port sets the stage for lavish leisure. Here, travellers are invited to enjoy an evening on their own to sip the regions honey brandy or indulge in the catch of the day.

4. Bari, Italy (‘11-Day Discover the Eastern Med’): What better way to end an overnight ferry ride across the Adriatic Sea than to wake up in this historic port city? Travellers can take advantage of their time here by weaving their way through the maze of beautiful side-streets toward the Basilica of St. Nicholas.

5. La Spezia, Italy (‘14-Day Mediterranean Flavours’): Just minutes from Cinque Terre, this picturesque port town invites travellers down the winding streets of the old town to enjoy some of the best cuisine in Italy.

6. Portorož, Slovenia (‘11-Day Venice, Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro’): Famous for its thermal spas, Portorož is the place to immerse in healing waters and indulge in treatments utilising ingredients from the nearby salt pans.

Those who book early can save up to $2,000 per couple on Globus’ European holidays, but they’ll have to be quick, as the deal ends 31 October. For more information, agents can visit the Globus website.

STA’s worldwide accommodation sale

Christmas has come early this year, with STA Travel’s worldwide accommodation sale now giving customers incredible discounts to get your 2020 looking LARGE!

Travellers can experience the vast contrast of glamour and grunge in Berlin with up to 25 per cent off accommodation, meaning they can score three nights at the Generator Berlin Hostels from a cheeky $95.

Have your clients always revered the romantic city of Paris? STA Travel is offering savings of up to 20 per cent on accommodation, with three nights at JO&JOE Paris-Gentilly from just $98.

If the expansive and exciting USA is more your clients’ style, they can save up to 15 per cent when booking at the banging Banana Bungalow, with three nights from just $174.

Visit STA’s website for the full list of its worldwide deals on hotels.

TTC’s weekly deals

Here’s the latest deals on offer from The Travel Corporation’s family of brands:

CONTIKI

Ultimate European plus Egypt

Travellers can save from $2,154 per person or fly free to Europe with Contiki. Guests can enjoy these savings on the 45-day ‘Ultimate European plus Egypt’ adventure, starting from $8,241 per person (discount included or from $10,395 and with free return flights to Europe).

This offer is on sale now until 31 October 2019 for departures between 28 March 2020 to 12 August 2020. For more information or to book, call 1300 266 845 or visit the Contiki website. Conditions apply.

U RIVER CRUISES

Dashing through the Danube

Travellers can save 10 per cent or enjoy a free U Drink Package (valued at $499) when paying in full at time of booking by 31 October 2019.

Guests can enjoy these savings on the 8-day ‘Dashing Through the Danube’, starting from $3,999 per person, twin share (10 per cent discount included). The $3,999 does not include a 10 per cent discount, but $3,599 includes a 10 per cent discount.

This offer is on sale now until for all sailing dates. For more information or to book, call 1300 730 010 or visit the U by Uniworld website. Conditions apply.

TRAFALGAR

Best of Portugal

Travellers can fly to Europe return for $699 when booking a 2020 holiday of 11 days or more with Trafalgar, such as the 11-day ‘Best of Portugal’ holiday.

Starting from $3,195 per person, twin share (return flights to Europe an additional $699 per person), this offer is on sale now until 31 October for departures from March to October 2020.

For more information or to book, call 1300 78 78 78 or visit the Trafalgar website. Conditions apply.

INSIGHT VACATIONS

Country Roads of France

Travellers can fly return to Europe for $799 per person when booking a 2020 Europe & Britain journey with Insight Vacations, such as the 16-day ‘Country Roads of France’ journey.

Starting from $7,594 per person, twin share, including return airfare to Europe, this offer is on sale now until 31 October 2019 or until sold out for departure on 4 April 2020. The departure date is subject to change.

For more information or to book, call 1300 727 767 or visit the Insight Vacations website. Conditions apply.

BUSABOUT

Ultimate Balkan Adventure

Travellers can save 10 per cent on Busabout’s 2020 15-day ‘Ultimate Balkan Adventure’.

Starting from $1,781 per person (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 18 December 2019 for all travel in 2020. For more information or to book, call 1300 287 226 or visit the Busabout website. Conditions apply.

UNIWORLD BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISES

India’s Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges

Travellers can save $1,500 per person on 2020 departures from January through May. Guests can also save up to an additional 10 per cent with Uniworld’s Early Payment Savings offer when they pay in full at time of booking.

The offer ends on 4 November 2019, and guests can enjoy these savings on the 13-day  ‘India’s Golden Triangle & The Sacred Ganges’ journey.

Starting from $10,099 per person, twin share (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 4 November 2019 for departures on 10 and 27 January 2020. For more information or to book, call 1300 780 231 or visit the Uniworld website. *Conditions apply.

ADVENTURE WORLD TRAVEL

Discover Peru

Travellers can experience Peru with Adventure World Travel to enjoy a free five-star hotel upgrade valued at $720 per couple. Guests can enjoy this upgrade on the 8-day ‘Discover Peru’ journey.

Starting from $2,790 per person, twin share (five-star hotel upgrade included), this offer is on sale now until 31 October 2019 for travel between 1 October 2019 to 31 May 2020. Blackout dates apply.

For more information or to book, call 1300 363 055 or visit the Adventure World Travel website. Conditions apply.

AAT KINGS

Tassie’s East Coast Highlights

Travellers can save up to $158 per person on AAT King’s ‘Tassie’s East Coast Highlights’  with AAT King’s Last Minute Deals.

Starting from $1,418 per person, twin share (discount included), this offer is on sale now until sold out or departed for departure on 16 December 2019. For more information or to book call, 1300 556 100 or visit the AAT Kings website. Conditions apply.



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