The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2010-09-09T23:23:38Z Impressive India 2010-09-09T23:23:38Z impressive-india Adventure World has officially launched its new India Brochure for 2010/11, showcasing its unique, in-depth tailor-made journeys for travellers to India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.This year’s comprehensive brochure includes three segments of product offerings with budget, traditional and luxury options to suit all styles of traveller. With top selling tours highlighted throughout the brochure, also new for this year are free private car upgrades and Lonely Planet destination information so that agents can be better informed when selling Adventure World product to their clients.With Adventure World’s unique independent private car journeys as well as luxury rail options and small group tours, the 2010/11 India brochure offers a wider range of distinctive experiences within India. New tours include the five day Kerala Backwater Cruising Extension starting from $855 per person, twin share, exploring the water wonderland of canals, lakes and lagoons; and the seven day Himalayan Village Walk Tour from $1,678 per person, twin share. To order Adventure World brochure stock from TIFS go to www.tifs.com.au or visit India holidays to download a brochure.In celebration of the brochure launch, Adventure World has released an early bird booking sale for its Classic India Small Group Tour, offering a huge saving of $600 per couple. This 12 night package is now priced from $4,338 per person including flights. **Classic India Small Group Tour** 13 days/12 nights from only $4,338* per person, saving $600 per couple Book before 31 October 2010 and save $600 per couple on this Classic India Small Group Tour to experience ancient cultures and a trove of historical and architectural treasures; from the diversity of Old and New Delhi, to the banks of the holy River Ganges, the magnificent Taj Mahal at Agra, the fabled Pink City of Jaipur and the romantic lake city of Udaipur. Package includes international and domestic airfares, services of a Tour Director, accommodation, some meals, transport in air-conditioned vehicles, sightseeing including entrance fees.*Tour departure dates: departure dates to: 25 Feb 2011, 25 Mar 2011, 28 Oct 2011, 11 Nov 2011, 24 Feb 2012, 30 Mar 2012*For full details on this deal or for more information on the Adventure World India Brochure, please see India tours or call 1300 320 795. The World is on Sale at Adventure World 2010-09-09T23:22:41Z the-world-is-on-sale-at-adventure-world Start packing, the whole world is on sale at Adventure World this week. From only $999 including flights, Adventure World is offering packages to the world’s most exciting destinations. From city stays, cultural escapes to beach breaks, there is something to suit every taste. Featured travel deals from the World on Sale can be found at www.adventureworld.com.au/travel-deals/world-on-sale/ and include: MAURITIUS **6 Day Mauritius Island Escape**6 days/5 nights including flights from just $1,578*pp Book before 14 September and enjoy this Mauritius Island Escape package which includes return economy airfares with Air Mauritius, five nights accommodation at the Veranda Pointe aux Biches hotel, breakfast and dinner daily, water sports and return airport transfers; all for just $1,578*pp. Mauritius is a beautiful island with an interesting cultural mix, endless sugar cane plantations, striking mountains and some of the finest beaches and aquamarine lagoons in the Indian Ocean. Departing Perth from $1,578*ppDeparting Melbourne from $1,823*ppDeparting Sydney from $1,843*pp Call 1300 320 795 or visit Mauritius holidays for more Adventure World special deals. VIETNAM**City to Surf Escape from Saigon to Phan Thiet**8 days/7 nights including flights from just $1,934* pp Book before 30 September and escape to Vietnam from just $1,934 per person. This seven night city to beach package includes return international economy airfares departing Sydney or Melbourne with Vietnam Airlines and prepaid taxes, four nights accommodation at Grand Hotel Saigon with breakfast daily, half day city tour of Saigon, full day Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Tour, three nights accommodation at Novotel Resort Phan Thiet in standard room with breakfast daily, all transfers and the services of local English speaking guides on tours. Call 1300 320 795 or visit Vietnam holidays for more Adventure World special deals. MALAYSIA **Kuala Lumpur Uncovered**5 days/4 nights including flights from just $999* pp Book before 30 September and discover Malaysia's capital from only $999 per person, including return economy airfares with Malaysia Airlines, four nights accommodation with breakfast daily at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, return airport transfers, half day Kuala Lumpur City Tour plus bonus free voucher valued at MYR100 (AUD $35) per room to use at Jojoba Spa. Stay at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel, a tower of zest and charm, and centrally located in the heart of the business and shopping district of Kuala Lumpur. Call 1300 320 795 or visit Malaysia holidays for more Adventure World special deals. Other great deals from Adventure World include: INDIA: Discover India from $1,799 including flights and four nightsSoak up the culture, history and excitement of India on one of Adventure World and Malaysia Airlines exclusive packages. Sale ends 20 September 2010. MALAYSIA: Langkawi Uncovered - four nights from $1,429 including flightsHome to Unesco's World GeoPark, discover the island said to have inspired love and miracles. Sale ends 30 September 2010.CANADA: Vancouver city break from only $1,997 including flights and three nightsDiscover Vancouver, a cosmopolitan city, bordered by a beautiful harbour and soaring mountains with this fantastic package including airfares and land from only $1,997pp. Sale ends 30 September 2010.SOUTH AMERICA: Five night city stays from $2,275, including flightsHola South America! Soak up the electric atmosphere of one of South America’s most vibrant cities, Rio de Janeiro, known as a cidade maravilhosa (the marvellous city) or Buenos Aires, the ‘Paris of the Americas’. Sale ends 31 October2010.For full details or to book these packages, please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Adventure World special deals. Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey & Antarctic Dream Expedition Cruise 2010-08-20T00:20:05Z rocky-mountaineer-train-journey-amp-antarctic-dream-expedition-cruise CANADA ***Rocky Mountaineer Early Booking Bonus***Receive up to CAD$1,400 bonus credit per couple for bookings pre Oct 29* Book any four or more night packages travelling on the Rocky Mountaineer before 29 October and receive a bonus per couple up to CAD$1,400 (approximately AUD$1495) to use towards add-on services such as sightseeing and extra nights. One of the world’s most spectacular train journeys, the Rocky Mountaineer is considered by many to be a trip of a lifetime. Discover Canada’s breathtaking beauty and be romanced by rail travel. For full terms and conditions or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit Canada holidays for more Adventure World special deals. *Terms and Conditions: Bonus is quoted in CAD and will be converted to AUD at time of booking. Offer is subject to availability and change. Valid for sale until 29 Oct 10. A deposit must be paid at time of booking and the remainder must be paid in full before 14 Feb 11. Valid for travel for 2011 summer season departures. ANTARCTIC **Antarctic Dream Expedition Cruise - Save 30 per cent**11 days/ 10 nights now from only AUD $5,610 pp* Book before 30 September for the and save 30 per cent per person on this 11 day tour of the Antarctic Peninsula. From $5,610 per person, board the M/V Antarctic Dream, a former Naval Antarctic vessel that has been transformed into a modern luxury cruise ship, cruise through chilled waters and discover cloud-covered mountains, vast icebergs and soaring cliffs. Departing 7 November, 2010, this 11 day tour includes all meals onboard the ship, onboard talks by specialist scientists, as well as all shore and zodiac excursions. Highlights of the journey include the Crossing of the Drake Passage, Lemaire Channel and the thermal waters of Pendulum Cove. For full terms and conditions or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit Antarctica tours for more Adventure World special deals. *Terms and Conditions: Price is inclusive of all taxes and subject to change and availability; seasonal surcharges may apply. Valid for departure 7 Nov 10 only and for sale until 30 Sep 10. Prices correct as of 17 Aug 10. Adventure World's - Travel Deals 2010-08-13T01:39:41Z adventure-world-s-travel-deals ALASKA CRUISE WEST GLACIER BAY HIGHLIGHTS 5 Days/4 Nights from USD $1,399*pp Book before 24 September to board the Spirit of Discovery from Juneau, Alaska. Travellers will cruise Glacier Bay National Parks remote and protected waterways, teeming with wildlife on a four night package with an early bird saving of over USD $400 per person. Learning from the experienced National Park Rangers about the parks flora, fauna and rich history, cruise travellers will also visit the hotspots to get up and close with whales, sea lions, bears and sea birds. Package includes accommodation onboard the ship, meals whilst onboard and shore excursions. *Terms and Conditions: Prices are land only, in USD, per person twin share and will be converted into AUD at time of booking. Prices are based on selected May - Sep 2011 departures and are subject to availability. Taxes are included in the price and subject to change. Must book and pay in full by 24 Sep 2010. Savings up to $700USD* pp are based on early bird deals and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.For full terms and conditions or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit Alaska travel deals for more Cruise West special deals. TURKEY HOP-ON HOP-OFF TURKISH DELIGHT PASS8 Days/7 Nights from AUD $349*pp Get the chance to step back in time and wander roads where Trojan, Greek, Roman and Anatolia warriors once trod with a Fez Travel seven night Turkish Delight package for an amazing $349 per person. Marvel at the dramatic beauty of the Aegean and Mediterranean, absorb the landscape, watch villagers dry out fruit on their rooftops or sleep in a tree house on the hillside of Zeus. Package includes English speaking onboard tour leader, transport in a fully air-conditioned bus, guided tours of Troy and Pergamum (entrance fees additional).Fez Travel’s hop-on hop-off bus (the Fez Bus) is Turkey’s only hop-on hop-off bus network. The popular service is ideal for independent budget travellers and backpackers, departing every destination every second day in an anti-clockwise direction from Istanbul.*Terms and Conditions: Prices are based on twin share, are correct as of 2 August 2010 and are subject to change and availability. Valid for sale until sold out. Valid for travel from 12 Jul - 1 Oct (last departure from Istanbul is 1 Oct 10).For full terms and conditions or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit Turkey holidays for more Fez Travel special deals. Soak Up South America 2010-08-13T01:33:18Z soak-up-south-america HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTH AMERICA 20 Days/19 Nights fromAUD $8,599*pp Adventure World has released an incredible earlybird saving of $1000 per couple for their Highlights of South America package. Within twenty days, this tour visits the continent’s fascinating major highlights, including the heart of the Incan Empire, Cuzco; the lost city of Machu Picchu; Lake Titicaca; Buenos Aires, the spectacular Iguazu Falls and the breathtaking Rio de Janeiro.Book before 31 October 2010 for this once-in-a-lifetime package which includes all flights, accommodation, some meals, all transfers, sightseeing and services of a Tour Director.To book this South America holiday, please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Adventure World special deals.*Terms and Conditions: Prices are based on per person twin share, subject to availability and change due to currency fluctuation. Departure dates are 15 Jul, 26 Aug and 16 Sep 2011. Valid for sale until 31 October 2010 or until sold out. Seasonal surcharges may apply. A deposit of AUD$500 per person is required. This group tour is based on a maximum of 20 participants and will be accompanied by a Tour Director provided there are 10 people travelling together. Groups of less than 10 people will be escorted by local guides. Price is correct as of 4 August 2010. ~ Self-drive Samoa and New Caledonia 2010-08-11T07:00:58Z self-drive-samoa-and-new-caledonia Self-driving around Samoa and New Caledonia is one of the little known ways to experience these idyllic island paradises. Coral Seas has released unique self-driving tour packages that journey through the islands; allowing travellers to discover the stunning landscape and vibrant culture at their own pace.Amongst the picturesque coastline, Samoa has a rich culture and history. Travellers can visit the home of famed author of Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson, in Samoa. His house is now a museum filled with wonderful and interesting memorabilia. Visitors can find locals in their nu’u village churches, meeting houses and open fale.Throughout New Caledonia, explorers will find a strong Melanesian influence in architecture, arts, crafts and hospitality. The Tjibaou Cultural Centre is considered a cultural reference point for the entire South Pacific. It offers the visitor a unique collection of contemporary art from the Pacific, as well as exciting Melanesian and Polynesian artistic and historic displays.“These islands are a hidden and untapped gem of the Pacific Islands,” said Craig Gibbons, Marketing Manager of Coral Seas. “They truly offer the best of both worlds: a historically enriching culture along with beautiful serene coastlines.”“Our self-drive itineraries are handcrafted, tried and tested by Coral Seas staff themselves and aimed to provide peace-of-mind to discerning travellers,” said Mr Gibbons. “With so many wonders to experience in Samoa, self-drive tours are a fantastic opportunity for travellers to take their time unravelling its many layers.”** New Caledonian Stay/Drive**Stay 7 nights / car hire 5 days from AUD $1,529*pp Discover New Caledonia with a stay and drive package including five days car hire and seven nights accommodation; with stays at Hotel Malabou on nights three and fourand Koulnoue Village on nights five and six including breakfast and dinner daily. For sale until 3 September and at only $1,529 per person, the price includes and all airfares, airfare related taxes and transfers. To book this package, please call 1300 374 248 or visit www.coralseas.com.au for more New Caledonia holiday deals. *Terms and Conditions: Price is based on per person twin share, is correct as of 11 Aug 2010 and is subject to change and availability. Nights one and two are on room only basis, no meals included. Prices ex Syd are from $1,555 and ex Bne are from $1,529 per person. Low fares based on Air Calin T class for travel from 6 - 27 Oct, add $40 from 17 Nov - 5 Dec 2010. Please enquire for other dates and departure cities. **Highlights of Samoa**10 Days/9 Nights from AUD $1,769*pp This nine night Highlights of Samoa package for $1,769 includes four days car hire, three nights on Upolu at Aggie Grey’s Hotel and Bungalows, three nights on Savaii at Tanu Beach Fales in a traditional open style fale with breakfast and dinner daily, and then three nights back on Upolu at Aggie Grey’s Lagoon, Beach Resort and Spa with breakfast daily. Package also includes return economy airfares with Polynesian Blue, all airfare related taxes, all transfers and return ferry with car hire to Savaii. To book this package, please call 1300 374 248 or visit www.coralseas.com.au for more Samoa holiday deals. *Terms and Conditions: Price is based on per person twin share, is correct as of 4 Aug 2010 and is subject to change and availability. Flights ex Mel are from $1,849; ex Syd and Bne are from $1,769. Flights are with Polynesian Blue based on special fare levels and subject to availability at time of booking. Wholesale airfares and are to be booked and paid in full within five days and some are instant purchase. For sales and travel until 31 Mar 2011 inclusive. Airfare surcharges may apply for high season travel over school holiday periods due to availability. Cruise the Galapagos Islands, snorkel the best of Brazil and Argentina 2010-06-28T00:21:44Z cruise-the-galapagos-islands-snorkel-the-best-of-brazil-and-argentina Each week, Adventure World, Value Tours, Coral Seas and Creative Cruising present their pick of the week in deals across the globe for the Australian traveller. This week, cruise through the ecological wonderland of the Galapagos Islands, explore the best of Brazil and what Argentina has to offer. ADVENTURE WORLD GALAPAGOS ISLANDS **M/V SANTA CRUZ** 4 Days/3 Nights from $1,623pp* Experience Adventure World’s cruise tour around the Galapagos Islands (located off the coast of Ecuador) with a 20 percent discount on the M/V Santa Cruz, the only vessel exclusively designed for exploring the islands. Four days discovering the ecological wonderland that Charles Darwin visited 200 years ago. A must-do in South America; and with naturalist guides on board you will gain an in-depth knowledge to these historic islands. Venture ashore to see marine iguanas, tiny penguins, giant tortoise and many species of birds unique to this archipelago. Package includes twin accommodation in a main cabin, all meals onboard, Galapagos transit control card, fuel surcharge, guided excursions and Galapagos transfers. *Price (correct as of 24 June 2010) is based on twin share, includes 20% discount and is subject to change and availability. Excludes Galapagos National Marine Park Fee of US$100 (approx AUD$114) per person paid locally and airfares. Valid for selected departures dates between Aug – Dec 2010 and for sale until sold out. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Adventure World special deals. DRAGOMAN BRAZIL AND ARGENTINA **Buenos Aires, Iguazu, Pantanal & Rio (ZBR)** 19 days/18 nights from AUD $1,340pp* Save 10% on this adventurous Dragoman trip that takes you through the two South American giants, Brazil and Argentina. From atmospheric Buenos Aires, head north to Brazil and the spectacular Iguazu Falls. The overland trip continues north to the wetlands of the Pantanal for two days of game viewing followed by the exploration of the islands of Parati, famed as a diving and snorkelling destination. Tour ends in the always buzzing Rio de Janeiro. *Price includes land only - mixed accommodation, transportation, two crew and local guides as necessary. Valid for departure dates of 12 Aug 10 (RIO/BUE), 25 Aug 10 (BUE/RIO) 16 SEP 10 (RIO/BUE) and 26 Sep 10 (RIO/BUE). Prices are correct as of 24 June 2010. For more information or to book this package please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Dragoman special deals. Adventure Trekking, Oil Wrestling in Turkey and Total Relaxation 2010-06-23T23:32:22Z adventure-trekking-oil-wrestling-in-turkey-and-total-relaxation Each week, Adventure World, Value Tours, Coral Seas and Creative Cruising will present their pick of the week in deals across the globe for the Australian traveller. This week, the winter havens of snowy Canada and New Zealand beckon with glorious wilderness treks, stunning landscapes and adventure skiing. Turkey’s unique oil wrestling festival catches the interest of curious sightseers, whilst Bolivian Incan explorations compete with tropical Fiji’s white sands.CORAL SEAS FIJI***Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa***5 Days/4 Nights from AUD $1,899pp* Flee the winter freeze and bask in the warmth of Fiji’s tropical beaches and relaxed lifestyle. For a limited time stay 4 nights in the Intercontinental Fiji’s Garden King Room, including full buffet breakfast and dinner daily, to receive a complimentary $250 Resort Voucher per booking. Upgrade to Business Class for only $200pp return. *Price is based on twin share, may incur a credit card fee and subject to change. Flights are ex SYD with V Australia and must be booked and paid for within 5 days before 30 June. Departure dates must occur between the 01 Jun – 29 Jun; 20 Jul – 15 Sep and 12 Oct- 08 Dec, subject to availability. For more information onSouth Pacific holidays or to book this package, please call 1300 358 382 for more Coral Seas special deals. ADVENTURE WORLD CANADA***Winter Wonderland Independent Tour***8 Days/7 Nights from AUD $3,499pp* Save AUD $700 per person when you book this highly popular winter rail and coach tour to experience the unique wildlife and scenery of the Canadian west. A land of startling beauty, discover alpine towns like Jasper and Lake Louise, with stopovers at Icefields Parkway and Banff Upper Hot Springs. The snow capped wonders of the Canadian Rocky mountains await. *Price is inclusive of all taxes and subject to change and availability; seasonal surcharges may apply. Price is based on twin share, includes return airfare and taxes with Air Canada, hotel accommodation, 1 night sleeper touring class on VIA Snow Train, National Park fees, meals as indicated, transportation and sightseeing and all taxes. Valid for selected departure dates from Nov 2010 - April 2011 that have been booked and paid for by August 31, 2010. Prices correct as of 7 June 10. For more information on Canada holidays or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 for more Adventure World special deals. CREATIVE CRUISING NEW ZEALAND***Coach & Cruise New Zealand***20 Days/19 Nights from AUD $2,999pp* Depart on 17 October to discover the mystical sights of New Zealand like never before. After a coach tour of the ‘Bay of Islands,’ cruise to natural wonders such as Rotorua’s thermal pools and enthralling metropolitan cities like Christchurch. Finish up in the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour. *All prices are twin share and subject to change and availability at the time of booking. Package includes 5 nights coach tour and 14 nights cruising, all meals and entertainment, air taxes, port charges, transfers, fees and onboard services. $90 pp air tax based on most direct routes and subject to change. Tour includes one way flight with Air NZ to Auckland ex SYD, for departure Ex BNE add on $20pp, ADL $40pp and PER $208 pp (fare only). Accommodation at extra cost may be required to fit air schedules. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 376 591 or visit www.creativecruising.com.au for more Creative Cruising special deals. TREK AMERICA CANADA***Grand American Adventure: Canadian Road Trip***26 Days/25 Nights from AUD $2,789pp*^ Book an impressive camping adventure of the America’s through Canada and the United States to receive a saving of AUD $300 per person. Travelling from cosmopolitan cities like New York to the wilderness of the Canadian Rockies, highlights of the trip include a Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist Cruise, visits to a sulphuric hot springs and a wilderness canoe trip that will take you back to nature. *Land only, prices are twin share and subject to change and availability at the time of booking. Package includes tour leader, camping fees, equipment, activities, transportation and taxes. Tours valid for selected departure dates from May - October 2010. Local Payments in USD are not included for food Kitty and en route hotels to the value of USD $330. ^Trek America offers tours for 18-38. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Trek America special deals. DRAGOMAN NEPAL, TIBET & CHINA***Journey Across The Himalaya*****31 Days/ 30 Nights from AUD $1,647pp* Secure a place on this rewarding mountain voyage to obtain a massive 50% saving off the regular cost. Nestled amongst the Himalayan peaks, travel from Kathmandu through the region known as the ‘Roof of the World’ with passes reaching 5000m high. Winding past Tibetan monasteries overland to finish at the resting spot of the Chinese Terracotta Warriors, this is a challenging and thrilling exploratory tour. *Land only, package includes transport, experienced crew, and mixed accommodation. Cost excludes US $500 local kitty payment for en route expenses. Price prior to discount was AUD $3,295pp, and applies only to departure date of 15 July 2010. For more information onholidays to China, Nepal & Tibet or to book this package please call 1300 320 795 for more Dragoman special deals. FEZ TRAVEL TURKEY***Oil Wrestling Festival in Edirne***6 Days from AUD $617pp* Save 15% when booking your place in the oldest wrestling festival in the world when you combine it with a post tour using the Fez Hop on Hop off 8 Day Turkey Pass. Departing on 24 June, the 6 day tour will include visits to the exotic city of Istanbul as well as the festivities of the Oil Wrestling bonanza in Edirne; folk dancing, local music - and of course - slick wrestling from an array of colourful participants. *Tour price includes inbound airport transfers from Ataturk Airport or shuttle service from Sabiha Gokcen, transportation, English-speaking tour guide, two breakfasts and camping and/or hostel accommodation nightly. Excludes fees to various sites and tipping. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 320 795 or visit www.adventureworld.com.au for more Fez Travel deals. VALUE TOURS: NEW ZEALAND***Heritage Queenstown***8 Days /7 Nights from AUD $848pp* Ski the glorious snowy mountains of New Zealand’s Queenstown for a thrilling adventure escape that includes lift passes and mountains transfers for four days and one night’s complimentary accommodation. *Land only, based on twin share. Price is subject to change and availability at time of booking and includes return Queenstown Airport transfers, hotel accommodation, night skiing, 4 day lift pass and return coach transfers to mountains. Valid for travel between 25 Jun - 4 Oct 2010. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 361 322 or visit www.valuetours.com.au for more Value Tours special deals. UNITED STATES***Beaver Creek Colorado***7 Nights from AUD $2,722pp* Save 20% on accommodation when booking a luxurious ski holiday to the elegant and private community of Beaver Creek, Colorado. Peruse the pedestrian village and its European style charm in between carving the up a storm on immaculate white slopes in this world class winter getaway. Package includes return flights with V Australia, 6 day Colorado lift tickets and 7 nights stay in a gorgeous two bedroom apartment. *Land and flight, based on quad share. Price based on ex SYD; flights ex BNE $2747, MEL $2762, PER $3332. Valid when booked by 30 Sep 2010 for travel between 16 Jan – 16 Feb 2011. For more information or to book this package, please call 1300 361 322 or visit www.valuetours.com.au for more Value Tours special deals.