Wholesaler Wrap: Gate 1’s big discount, A&K’s exclusive South Africa deals + MORE!

Dubrovnik Old Town on the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, aerial view

Do you consider yourself a bit of bargain hunter? Well, we’ve done all the work for you with this generous wrap of deals from wholesalers and tour operators.

Gate 1 Travel offers 20 per cent discount for Mediterranean tours

Those who book an escorted tour through Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Slovenia, or Croatia with Gate 1 Travel has can save 20 per cent off.

The catch is they have to book by 29 February and use the promo code TALOVE20A.

Exclusive deals from A&K on Southern African safari lodges

Travellers booking an Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) safari in Southern Africa before 31 March 2020 can take advantage of exclusive rates at luxurious Sanctuary Retreats’ safari camps and lodges in Botswana, South Africa and Zambia.

Savings of up to $4,675 per person are available on A&K’s eight-day African Waterways safari adventure, which showcases Botswana’s two most pristine wilderness areas – the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park.

Also on sale is A&K’s new 12-day South Africa & Victoria Falls Discovery journey, which reveals the wonders of South Africa and Zambia. This itinerary id priced from $10,065 per person twin share (normally priced at $11,740).

The deals apply for all bookings made by 31 March 2020 for travel before 17 December 2020.

APT offers exclusive one-off departure with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen

Acclaimed chef, author and TV personality Luke Nguyen is once again joining APT to share his culinary knowledge with guests, this time to experience the breathtaking wilderness of the Kimberley.

Following on from his cruises on the waterways of Asia, Nguyen now joins APT to explore the remote beauty of the Kimberley by small ship and four-wheel drive.

The 13-day exploration includes an eight-night cruise on the MS Island Sky and two nights at APT’s exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge.

10 per cent off Europe and Middle East with Exodus

The new decade calls for new adventures, and to celebrate, Exodus is taking 10 per cent off its Europe and Middle East tours.

Agents must book their clients by 13 March 2020 for departures by 31 December 2020 in order to take advantage of the deal. Call 1300 131 698 or email sales@exodustravels.com for more info. 

50 Degrees North introduces a new Christmas tour for 2020

Nordic tour operator 50 Degrees North has introduced a new five-day tour for 2020: ‘Christmas in Aurora Village, Finland’.

This is an independent Christmas tour in Finnish Lapland and includes winter activities, Christmas celebrations and accommodation in an Aurora Glass Cabin with a prime view of the Northern sky from the comfort of your own bed.

The trip starts on 23 December 2020 and ends on 27 December. Prices start from $4,132 per adult.

Crooked Compass offers four small-group tours to change destination perceptions

Crooked Compass is challenging curious and sophisticated travellers to think differently about four destinations not commonly found on bucket-lists: Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Chechnya and Palestine.

The boutique tour operator is offering small-group itineraries for these destinations departing throughout 2020 and 2021. Visit Crooked Compass’ website for more details.

Small Group Touring Co.’s 2020 Summer Sale ends soon

If your clients book with Small Group Touring Co. before 29 February 2020, they will receive a 10 per cent discount on new bookings on all tours throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South America, the UK, and Ireland.

Tours include all sightseeing and entrance fees, tipping, a host of local meal experiences, superior accommodation, and a dedicated small-group tour leader. International airfares are not included to provide flexibility for your clients. 

The Travel Concierge Sri Lanka offers small-group tours from $968pp

Following recent feedback from the Australian market, The Travel Concierge Sri Lanka has released monthly small-group departures to commence this coming May.

Prices start from $968 per person for eight nights on a twin-share basis in standard hotels.

McLachlan Tours launches new itineraries to Northern France

Last week, McLachlan Tours (Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours and McLachlan European Holidays) launched new tours to northern France at a breakfast soiree in conjunction with Hauts-de-France Tourism at Jardin St James Café (Sydney), under the patronage of French Consul General Madame Anne Boillon.

The event was attended by VIPs from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Atout France, the Anzac Memorial, together with over 60 travel agents.

Those who book any two McLachlan Tours by 30 April 2020 will receive 10 per cent of the second tour.

TTC’s weekly deals

COSTSAVER

Spanish Experience

Clients can take in the best Spain has to offer with Costsaver this June from $191*per person per day before prices rise on 1 March. Travellers can enjoy this low price on the nine-day Spanish Experience trip. This offer is on sale now until 1 March 2020 for departure on 13 June 2020. Other departure dates are available, but prices may vary. For more information or to book, visit the Costsaver website or call 1300 78 78 78. *Conditions apply.

CONTIKI

Grand Southern

Clients can save up to 10 per cent off worldwide trips with Contiki such as the 26-day Grand Southern adventure. Starting from $5,999* per person (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 27 February 2020 for departures between 23 April and 7 May 2020. Other departure dates are available, but prices may vary. For more information or to book, call 1300 266 845 or visit Contiki’s website. *Conditions apply.

ADVENTURE WORLD TRAVEL

Northern Lights and Winter Nights

Clients can save up to $350 to see the Northern Lights in 2021 with Adventure World Travel on the eight-day Northern Lights and Winter Nights trip. Starting from $7,565* per person, twin share (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 31 March 2020 for travel between 25 February 2021 to 1 March 2021. For more information or to book, call 1300 363 055 or visit the Adventure World Travel website. *Conditions apply.

AAT KINGS

Perfect Tasmania

Clients can fly free with AAT Kings on select itineraries such as the 12-day Perfect Tasmania trip. Starting from $5,585* per person, twin share (return economy flights included), this offer is on sale now until 30 April or sold out for selected departure dates up to 31 March 2021. For more information or to book, call 1300 556 100 or visit the AAT Kings website. *Conditions apply.

BUSABOUT

Hop-on Hop-off Europe

Clients can save up to $200 off Hop-on Hop-off Europe passes with Busabout. This offer is on sale now until 16 March 2020 for unlimited travel between May and October 2020. For more information or to book, visit Busabout’s website or call 1300 287 226. *Conditions apply.

INSIGHT VACATIONS

Country Roads of Croatia

Clients can save 15 per cent off Insight Vacations’ 2020 Top Trips such as the 14-day Country Roads of Croatia trip. Starting from $4,526* per person, twin share (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 27 February 2020 or until sold out for departure on 27 April 2020. Other departure dates are available, but prices may vary. For more information or to book, call 1300 727 767, visit the Insight Vacations website or contact your local sales manager. *Conditions apply.

TRAFALGAR

Gladiators, Gondolas & Gold

Clients can save up to 10 per cent off for children five to 12 years, plus enjoy 7.5 per cent off with Trafalgar’s Early Payment Discount. These savings can be enjoyed on the 10-day Gladiators, Gondolas & Gold family trip. Starting from $3,676.85 per adult, twin share and $3,316.15 per child, twin share (including Early Payment Discount), this offer is on sale now until 27 February 2020 for select departures between May 2020 to September 2020. For more information or to book, call 1300 78 78 78 or visit Trafalgar’s website. *Conditions apply.

U RIVER CRUISES

Rolling on the Rhine

Clients can save up to 20 per cent on select 2020 cruises with U River Cruises. Guests can enjoy these savings on the eight-day Rolling on the Rhine trip. Starting from $3,199* per person, twin share (discount included), this offer is on sale now until 29 February for departure on 10 July 2020. Other departure dates are available, but prices may vary. For more information or to book, call 1300 730 010 or visit the U River Cruises website. *Conditions apply.

UNIWORLD BOUTIQUE RIVER CRUISES

Rhine Holiday Markets

Clients can save up to 30 per cent during Uniworld’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Event. Uniworld’s parent company, The Travel Corporation, turns 100 in 2020 and is celebrating with up to 30 per cent off selected 2020 cruises*. Guests can enjoy these savings on the eight-day Rhine Holiday Markets cruise. Starting from $3,839* per person, twin share (discount included). This offer is on sale now until 29 February for departure on 12 December 2020. Other departure dates are available, but prices may vary. For more information or to book, call 1300 780 231 or visit the Uniworld website. *Conditions apply.

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