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IHG Unveils Hot List of Great Escapes These September School Holidays

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From local staycations to family vacations abroad, IHG has curated the ultimate line-up of experiences these September school holidays. Whether it’s a foodie adventure for the little travellers, coral planting explorations in Fiji or an indulgent sleepover in Sydney, guests can bask in the comfort of IHG’s ‘Stay in the Moment’ promotion offering guests at least 20 per cent off the best available rate across participating hotels and an additional 5% off for IHG Rewards Club members*.

Explore this season’s great escapes across Australia and New Zealand:

For the little foodies:

  • Glitter Tea Party: join the Sugar Pop fairies for glittery magical adventures with petite desserts, finger sandwiches and pink lemonade at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Mini-Chefs program: learn to make delicious cookies from start-to-finish, learn about sustainable gardening while eating vegetables from the vine, and how everyday scraps can make cute little critter snacks at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Greedy Guts Street Food Markets: On the second Friday of every month street food vendors take over the beer garden to sell their delicious wares with live music at Crowne Plaza Terrigal
  • Kids Pizza Making: encourage your child’s inner chef as make their own wood-fired pizza! Budding chefs will also delight in face-painting and gelato decorating at Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys
  • Family High Tea: indulge in an unforgettable high tea experience for the whole family with tiered stands of petite dishes that are as stunning as they are delicious at InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
  • Kokoda classes: Kokoda aka ‘Coconut Ceviche’ is quick and easy to make – so easy you don’t even need to ‘cook’ it. Or, experiment with the Bhajiya classes using onions and rourou (a local vegetable) where you’ll learn how to make this island favourite fried snack – all with the team at InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa
  • Pancake Decorating Station: kids (and kids at heart!) can unleash their culinary creativity with the free pancake decorating station every morning on the breakfast buffet at Holiday Inn Perth

For the adventurers:

  • Magical Façade Package: From $290 per night, celebrate Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – along with everything the wonderful wizarding world has to offer – with an overnight stay at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto. The package include an overnight stay at the iconic and magical 1890’s Melbourne hotel on prestigious Collins Street, welcome cocktail potion and breakfast
  • Coral gardening: with the “Our Ocean Guardians” program, kids can give back to the marine ecosystem as they plant coral to help rejuvenate coral reefs with InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa
  • School Holiday Spooktacular!: from the Halloween-themed haunted Lobby, to “Freakshakes” and ‘trick-or-treat’ welcome gifts to Wand Making, and face painting to balloon twisting there is something for everyone at Holiday Inn Old Sydney
  • Crazy Science Show: Take a wild ride with your host Richard Scholes through his Magical World of crazy science and witness….giant columns of Elephant toothpaste, rockets zooming, massive smoke rings, flying toilet paper, giant bubbles and billowing concoctions at Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys
  • Circus Show and Workshop: join Pinky & Kozi for a fun filled event where you can learn juggling, plate spinning and hoola hooping at Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys

Ideal for the kids (and kids at heart!)

  • School Holidays Fun Festival: the festival includes activities such as poolside movies, cupcake decorating, putt-putt, and games for the whole family at Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
  • Planet Trekkers Kids Club: with a range of activities including a Sand Flat Tour, Fish Feeding, Coconut Bowling, and a Water bucket Relay designed to support kids growth, whilst balancing indoor and outdoor time at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
  • VIK (Very Important Kid) Program: All kids get a special wristband on check-in that entitles them to free entries and discounts on local attractions!at Holiday Inn Perth
  • Slumber Tent Experience: treat your kids to a fun and magical slumber experience in the comfort of your own hotel room with everything from a tent to fairy lights and bunting at Crowne Plaza Perth. The ultimate in-room glamping experience continues with fairy-tale set ups available at Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders and Holiday Inn Potts Point
  • Kids Zone: during the school holidays, the ‘Kids Zone’ pops up offering free entertainment whilst you have dinner in Seasalt Restaurant at Crowne Plaza Terrigal
  • Coastal escape in Coogee: discover picturesque views alongside a special kid’s breakfast buffet, kids zone, kids welcome gift, cupcake decorating, face painting and daily program of activities and games for kids at Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach

IHG’s Stay in the Moment package is available for bookings until Sept 24, 2019 | Stays valid Aug 25, 2019 to Mar 31, 2020
Members receive at least 25%* off hotels worldwide.
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