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All you need is a couple of days to enjoy a quick, well-deserved mini holiday across Australia or with our friendly neighbour across the Tasman. On sale from July 1 – July 31, 2019, for travel between July 1- August 31, 2019.

Being “time poor” is an excuse often used by busy people who struggle to take a pause from work commitments and life’s routines involving family, school, community. Sometimes, even a short getaway can make you feel recharged and ready to take on the daily grind again.

Maybe you have a special anniversary coming up, or a day to celebrate – graduation or a milestone birthday. That quick getaway can lead to lasting memories, new friendships and a relaxed body and mind.

Increased availability of flight destinations and great hotel deals have made a short break more affordable and doable, extending beyond Australia to New Zealand.

Check your calendar and pack your bags because has come up with some great short stay getaways across Australia and New Zealand.

Queenstown, New Zealand

Feel inspired by Queenstown’s stunning scenery, huge range of activities during ski season and its renowned warm welcome. Surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains and set on the shores of crystal-clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty of the region creates the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, discovery and rejuvenation.

Fly: Return economy class flights from Sydney to Queenstown with Virgin Australia starts from $472 per person.

Stay: Stay at the Novotel Queenstown Lakeside and save up to 30% off.

Play: Explore with a Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Luge Ride with Lunch/Dinner tour. Price starts from $36.94 per person.

Auckland, New Zealand

There’s always something happening in Auckland, from major sporting events, concerts and festivals to outdoor adventures, designer shopping and world-class food and wine. Explore the easily accessible nearby regions and search out the best things to do in Auckland, whether you’re looking for cultural experiences, world class restaurants, inner city hot spots or beautiful beaches and island escapes.

Fly: Return economy class flights from Brisbane to Auckland with Virgin Australia starts from $391 per person.

Stay: Stay at the Pullman Auckland. Save up to 10% off with prices starting from $180, twin share in a Superior Twin Room.

Play: Explore with an Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb tour. Price starts from $130.67 per person.

Melbourne, Australia

Discover the distinctive flavours, sights and passions of Melbourne. Spend time in the city centre and discover pockets of busy, chilled, bohemian, architectural and accidentally cool spaces to explore. Find art galleries, bars and restaurants – upstairs and down laneways or stumble upon indie fashion boutiques, artisan workshops, and street artists at work. Wander waterside paths for raspberry ripple sunsets and climb to a rooftop bar for cocktails with a twinkling night sky view.

Fly: Return economy class flights from Perth to Melbourne with Jetstar starts from $357 per person.

Stay: Stay at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. Save up to 15% off with prices starting from $292 twin share in a Classic room.

Play: Explore with a Phillip Island from Melbourne tour. Price starts from $137.39 per person.

Gold Coast, Australia

The Gold Coast’s star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks. And be sure to leave enough time for a trip into the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls.

Fly: Return economy class flights from Sydney to Gold Coast with Jetstar starts from $97 per person.

Stay: Stay at The Ruby Collection in a one bedroom sea-view room. Prices start from $140, twin share.

Play: Explore with a Gold Coast Lamington National Park and Tamborine Mountain 4WD Ecotour. Price starts from $149.78 per person.

There are many more destinations on sale across Australia and New Zealand, so visit for more.

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Promotion period: 1 July to 31 July 2019. The benefits of this promotion are limited and will be given on a first come, first served basis.

Valid for travel between 1 July to 31 August 2019.

Promotion platform: mobile app (English Version 6.0 or above), website and mobile website.

Hotel cancellation and prepayment policies may vary according to room type. Please refer to the room policies upon reservation.

The pre-discount rate represents the full price for this particular room type. It may differ from the standard retail rate. reserves all rights of final interpretation.

All pricing is dynamic and constantly fluctuating. Therefore prices shown are accurate as displayed, but change frequently.

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